A Sept. 29
Times Union story highlighted the role of
Albany High School senior and JROTC leader Matthew Pickett in
organizing an October event to support veterans.
YNN/Ch. 9 featured Albany High School exchange student
Timothy Chanoine on Sept. 17. Chanoine is a member of the Albany
High football team.
Times Union editorialized Sept. 9 in support of
the state restoring approximately $1.6 million in funding to William
S. Hackett Middle School for the 2016-17 school year (subscription
may be required to read the story online).
State Education Commissioner
MaryEllen Elia started the school year at William S. Hackett Middle
School on Sept. 6, recognizing Hackett for its strong academic
progress. Media coverage included:
The Albany High School football team
upset defending Section II Class AA champion Saratoga Springs 16-14
to start the 2016 season Sept. 3. It was the Falcons' first
regular-season win since 2007. Media coverage included:
CBS6Albany sat down in-studio with Albany High football
coach for a Sept. 2 preview of the 2016 season.
Times Union recognized two City School
District of Albany teachers in a Sept. 1 feature story about five
outstanding teachers trom throughout the Capital Region nominated by
the newspaper's readers. District teachers featured were Kerstin
Comproski of William S. Hackett Middle School and Cathy Lotmore of
Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST)
(subscription may be required to read the story online).
Times Union reported July 24 on the City School
District of Albany's Summer Newcomer Academy, a new program the
district launched this year to help its growing number of refugee
and immigrant students adjust to a new language, a new school
environment and and a new culture.
News10's Josh Rultenberg took a look July 17 at the
significant improvements Albany High School football coach Joey
DiPiazza has made since taking over the program in 2015.
Albany High School football coach
Joey DiPiazza added significant experience and leadership to his
staff July 14 with the addition of
former University at Albany defensive guru Mike Simpson. Check
out some of the media coverage:
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