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In the News

Media coverage of Albany's public schools
Don't always have time to keep up with the news? You can follow the links below to check out media coverage of Albany's public schools in 2016-17 and in past years.

 

You also can register for Albany School News Notifier (SNN) to stay up to date with what's happening throughout the district, and like us on Facebook at "Albany city schools" or follow us on Twitter @AlbanySchools.

 

September

  • 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.

  • The 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.

  • The 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).

August

  • CBS6Albany previewed the Albany High School football season on the first day of preseason practice Aug. 15.

July

  • The 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:

You also can check out media coverage of Albany's public schools in past years at the following links:

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