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Volume 4 Edition 37   May 10, 2012

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Newsletter Archive

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events calendar



• 5/19/12

New student orientation

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ TVHS

• 6/16/12


Starts at 2 p.m. at UAlbany Main Campus






Leah Clifford

Shining a light on learning 

Leah Clifford prepares her solar project demonstration at the Design Expo last week 

Liebert reacts
to presidential speech  

Attended Tuesday
call-to-action at CNSE

Principal Dan Liebert was  among those at Tuesday's speech by President Barack Obama at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE).
[read more]

Business leaders
weigh-in on courses 

Several projects placed under the microscope 

Some of the region's best and brightest business leaders weighed-in on Tech Valley High School's course curricula on Monday.
[read more]

Play is this weekend

Producers to be staged

Students have been working for months on the production that will debut this weekend.
[read more]

Commissioner King endorses TVHS

Education Commissioner said
TVHS is example of what is right in education

Education chief offers high-praise.
[read more]

TVHS gets Key Club designation

Students officially recognized

Tech Valley High School officially has a key club.
[read more]

Student blog is launched

Students share TVHS life through posts

What is student life like at Tech Valley High School? In the eyes of students, how is the education at the school different than other public schools? How many projects are there? [read more]

Students build Chinese houses

Project mixes ancient and modern cultures

Sophomores in Tech Valley High School are learning ancient Chinese elements of architecture by constructing model Chinese houses. [read more]

Design Expo draws praise for students

Showcase is a success

Amazing. Genius. Unbelievable. Those were some of the adjectives used to describe the work of Tech Valley High School students by visitors to the school’s annual Design Expo on May 3. [read more]

The secret is out: Sophomores create
spy videos to learn about the cold war

KGB, Cia operatives invade TVHS

Students are taking on secret identities and infiltrating the CIA and KGB in the latest TVHS project. [read more]

Professional development to be offered 

summer session to share knowledge

Tech Valley High School in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Teaching and Learning will conduct a College & Career Readiness Institute this summer. [read more]

WTEN promotes attendance at presidential speech

Principal Liebert was in attendance  

Follow the link to the Record. [read more]

More reaction will be included here next week

several TV stations asked students about OBama 

Links to those interviews will be included in next week's Tech Valley High School This Week.

The Troy Record reports on the famine

Event raised money for impoverished  

Follow the link to the Record. [read more]

WNYT reports on attorney
sharing copyright knowledge

Presentation was part of brunch session

Follow the link to WNYT. [read more]

WNYT promotes TVHS and presidential speech

Principal attended Tuesday event

Follow the link to WNYT. [read more]

Courier promotes TVHS graduation

Article provides info

Follow the link to view the PDF. [read more]

The Courier reports on digital dissections

Project is a new twist on old school work

Follow the link to the PDF. [read more]

Collaboration Innovation Success

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