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DPS Grandparents and Special Friends Day – Posted May 6, 2016

Students welcomed their grandparents and special friends to Donald P. Sutherland Elementary School on Friday to show them their classrooms and work on special projects together. View photos.

Spring Fest 2016 – Posted May 6, 2016

The East Greenbush Central School District is hosting its 4th annual Spring Fest and Craft Fair on Tuesday, May 17 from 3-7 p.m. at the Howard L. Goff Middle School. More information.

Meet the Candidates Night Canceled – Posted May 6, 2016
The District’s Meet the Candidates Night has been canceled because the election is uncontested. There are three candidates running for three seats on the Board of Education. More information.

District-Wide Art Show Scheduled for May 12 – Posted May 5, 2016

Students from all seven schools will show off their extraordinary art skills at the District-wide Art Show on May 12 from 6-8 p.m. at Columbia High School. The event is free and open to the public. More information.

Absentee Ballots for May 17 Vote – Posted May 5, 2016
Do you need an absentee ballot for the May 17 school budget vote? You can pick up an application in the District Clerk’s office on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 29 Englewood Ave., East Greenbush, NY 12061 or download the application. More information.

Students Receive Youth Awards from Town of East Greenbush – Posted May 4, 2016

Twelve standout students from East Greenbush Central School District were honored at the Town of East Greenbush Spotlight on Youth Awards Ceremony Tuesday afternoon at town hall. Full story.

Are You Registered to Vote? – Posted May 4, 2016
To vote in East Greenbush Central School District’s upcoming Budget Vote and Board Election on Tuesday, May 17, New York State law requires that you be registered. Voter lookup.

What You Need to Know About the 2016-17 School Budget – Posted May 3, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, District residents will vote on the $90,133,002 proposed school budget for 2016-17. The proposed budget would maintain all current programs and services with a tax levy increase of 1.92%, which is below the state tax cap of 3.35%. More information.

District to Support Brain Tumor Research – Posted May 3, 2016
Students and staff at East Greenbush CSD have entered a team in the 12th annual Team Billy Ride and Walk for Research on Sunday, May 15 in Saratoga Springs to raise awareness and funding for brain tumor research. Full story.

Spring Into Fresh Produce – Posted April 27, 2016

Now that the days are getting longer and the dreary days of winter are behind us, let’s do a spring cleaning on our nutrition! Full story.

Genet Student Council Volunteers at Regional Food Bank – Posted April 26, 2016

Genet Student Council donated canned goods and sorted 4,500 pounds of meat for local food pantries at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York last week. Full story.

Pen Pals Meet Face-to-Face – Posted April 25, 2016

After sending handwritten letters back and forth this school year, students from Columbia High School and Red Mill Elementary School met for the first time last Monday. Full story.

New LEGO Makerspace to Focus on Robotics – Posted April 22, 2016

Columbia's library is accepting donations of LEGO products to create a Makerspace for students to build and program robots in a collective workshop. Full story.

Six Alumni Enter Athletic Hall of Fame on May 7 – Posted April 21, 2016
Six Columbia alumni – Richard Nead ’54, Gary Tremblay ’80, Nancy Nicsevic ’95, Andrew Rose ’01, Kaylyn Smith ’06 and Zachary Crain ’08 – will be inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 7. The event begins with a dedication at 4:30 p.m. at Columbia followed by dinner and a formal program at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy. Ticket information.

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