What do I mean by successful? Well, I don’t mean straight As and accolades. Those things can be very nice when they come, but they shouldn’t be the focus or even the goal we are asking our kids to shoot for.
Make school day mornings easier for the family this September
Mornings can be hectic, as getting kids ready for school and out the door on time is not always easy.
For more than 20 years, the Easter Seals Camp Colonie has been giving campers a little piece of magic in the Capital District.
The fuzzy mammal paid local children a visit at the Bethlehem Public Library
A fuzzy friend entertained children at the Bethlehem Public Library earlier this month as part of the facility’s youth literacy program.
Siena students print 3D superhero-themed hand for Ohio boy
Jack Carder, a 5-year-old Ohio boy, was born with only minimal use of a partially formed right hand, but a group of Siena College students have worked to change that.
Bethlehem High School students create own company for experience, charity
The aroma coming from the kitchen of Bethlehem Central High School just after the final bell rang was mouth watering. The smells were so good, nearly a dozen staff members poked their heads in to see how the cooking was coming along.
Music studio catering to kids with special needs to perform at Schenectady bakery
In celebration of Puzzles Bakery and Café opening, Piano for Special Kidz Music Studio will return to Schenectady for a performance of contemporary and classical favorites.
Local resident donates funds to bolster educational opportunities at Bethlehem Central
A local man is hoping his monetary donation not only enhances STEM education at the school district, but also encourages other community members to open their wallets.
Anxiety is common among high school seniors applying to college
This year, my senior year, I noticed a common theme among my classmates: Panic.
The following is an alphabetical listing of the organizations taking part in the Kidz Expo, which will be held Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BCMS students use Post-Its to spread cheer
Piper Lilley had no idea her afternoon television session would soon inspire her whole school to be more cheerful.
Brown School students taught real life lessons
Nestled within the suburbs of a city once known to light the way of the world, a primary school is leading kids down the path of philanthropy, and doing so with a hands-on approach.
Author and anti-bullying activist speaks to South Colonie parents and teachers about life with autism
In his campaign to raise awareness, Jesse Saperstein is always sure to make one point clear – having autism is not a weakness.
V’ville teen suicide victim's family hopes legislation will spare others from tragedy
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed “Jerry’s Law” last month, which ended the three-year crusade of Mary Clark to get a state law passed to help other families avoid the same tragedy her family faced.
Lisha Kill eighth-grader Jacob Haley wins anti-bullying competition
When Lisha Kill eighth-grader Jacob Haley decided to take a stand against bullying after years of enduring it at school, his voice was head throughout the Capital District.