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Stories about 2016-17 school year


TVHS students take top honors at Greater Capital Region STEAM Exposition

Kested, Hower recognized by CASDA as high achieving scholars

Dog tests prosthetic leg built by high school students (via WNYT)

Expo showcases STEM & Humanities projects

Project sheds light on junior's family ties to street art

Senior wins award for Chinese studies

High school freshmen give dog new leg to stand on (via WNYT)


Registration is open for inaugural Tech Valley Innovation Institute

Chemistry class presents alternative energy projects to SUNY Polytechnic Institute professors

Tech Valley High travels to China for biennial trip

Freshmen research cutting-edge cancer treatments

New Tech Network powers a common learning model and unique missions (via Getting Smart)

Operating Board president Paul Puccio recognized by CASDA

College days: Seniors accepted into 40 institutions

Sophomore's short story earns first place in statewide contest

Dragons earn quarterfinal finish at FIRST Robotics Competition

Student podcasts about cutting-edge technology are aired on the radio

Student-run play has successful run at UAlbany Studio Theater

Tech Valley High introduces Calm Classroom and Mindful Learning program

Odyssey of the Mind team places third in regional competition

PHOTO GALLERY: Tech Valley High students volunteer for Questar III BOCES traveling math exhibit (via Troy Record)

Students and teachers learn side-by-side at computer science workshop

Tech Valley High robotics team gets $2,000 from National Grid (via Times Union)

VIDEO: Seniors reflect on I-Term opportunities

TVHS receives Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs grant to support new summer camp for 7th & 8th graders

TVHS I-Term 2017: A story told with Adobe Spark

Young programmer has the 'code' to a successful future (via WNYT)

I-Term featured on New Tech Network website

Students research veterans buried at local cemetery (via WTEN)

High school students present WWI & II research to area veterans (via CBS6)

I-Term: 50 businesses involved in annual career exploration program

10th graders do field work at simulated space station

I-Term featured in regional story about high school career exploration programs (via the Altamont Enterprise)

40 educators from Niskayuna join TVHS for Program Study

National Grid makes donation to support new summer camp for 7th & 8th graders

VIDEO: Alumni to study at Google in project through LaSalle and Stanford

TVHS receives $5,000 grant from NASA for robotics competition

Tech Valley High School named national demonstration site

Computer science class leads Hour of Code activities for all students

TVHS receives grant to expand computer science program

Potential students invited to Shadow Days

Picture Retake Day is Friday, Dec. 16

Tech Valley students help Cuomo achieve energy vision: Class gives National Grid leader plans for clean power (via Times Union)

Teachers share lessons from 'innovative' classroom styles (via Daily Gazette)

College course reimbursement fund is established by TVHS Foundation

TVHS teacher to highlight Innovative Learning and Teaching Symposium at Clarkson (via Inform NNY)

Students participate in Teen Sharing Science program at SUNY Poly's children's museum

Wynantskills' Reardon: 'Visit captured TVHS experience'

Albany fire company getting a new patch, designed by TVHS student (via CBS 6 Albany)

Students design Albany Fire Department patch (via Times Union)


October 2016

Students explore computer science at Siena program

TVHS co-founder James Baldwin named president of Excelsior College (via Albany Times Union)

Echo User Guide for Parents (PDF)

Creighton Manning engineer 'impressed' by student site plans for Malta property

Information about weather-related closings and delays

Some students excused for component district closings on Nov. 8

Update: Picture Day rescheduled for Nov. 9

Register for "Code U," a free coding workshop for all educators

Astronaut visits TVHS during World Space Week

Creative Writing students pen blog

All juniors will take PSAT on Oct. 19

Friends and family invited to Global Humanities mock trial of Christopher Columbus

SAT prep course is available at TVHS


September 2016

Snapshot: Welcome back (via The Saratogian)

Snapshot: Welcome back (via The Troy Record)

Video: Peruvian orphans receive Memory Project portraits drawn by TVHS students

Students attend medical research presentation by award-winning doctors at Albany Med

Time capsule project studies geographic luck of early civilizations

TVHS Foundation Board member Andrew Halliday named managing director of wealth advisory firm (via Albany Business Review)

Albany Fire Department calls on TVHS to design new patch for Engine 4

Colombian delegation tours TVHS

Gamestorming: Regional educators invited to collaborate in free Professional Learning Community with TVHS and local tech company

First days: Business etiquette, field work and networking with professionals

Juniors and seniors encouraged to attend college admissions workshop Sept. 22

Bellini, Czajka appointed to Tech Valley School Foundation Board of Directors

School lunch information: Apply online for free and reduced-price lunch, and add money to an online account for meals

Fire inside: Senior earns firefighter training certification


Summer news

School supply list

TVHS teacher maker training featured in NYS School Boards Association's "On Board"

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

Student and alum helping to plan Bangladeshi Cultural Fair

Students, parents invited to picnic July 21 at Tawasentha Park

Freshman summer work packet


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