Troy CSD Superintendent, students speak on LEADership Project

Troy CSD Superintendent, students speak on LEADership Project

United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith concluded the 2019 LEADership Project on June 19 at the Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology in Albany with seven fifth-grade students, including two from Troy CSD, who completed the project this year, and many leaders and representatives of the participating federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The LEADership Project, an anti-gang initiative, reaches fifth-grade students in the Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Lansingburgh School Districts.

School 2, School 18 students present ‘Shark Tank’ projects

School 2, School 18 students present ‘Shark Tank’ projects

Groups of 4th and 5th Grade students from School 2 and Troy School 18 recently presented their projects as part of an annual “Shark Tank” competition at Troy Middle School.Much like the TV show, students used their problem-solving and research skills to create a project to pitch in front of a panel of “Troy Sharks” or judges.

School 18 travels to ‘Odyssey of the Mind’ World Finals

School 18 travels to ‘Odyssey of the Mind’ World Finals

For the first time, Troy City Schools will be represented in the ‘Odyssey of the Mind’ World Finals. The School 18 team will be heading to Michigan State University May 22 – 25 for the World Finals of Odyssey of the Mind, a competition on creative problem-solving using theatrical performance and critical thinking.

School 18 Odyssey of the Mind team heads to World Finals tournament

School 18 Odyssey of the Mind team heads to World Finals tournament

Congratulations to the Troy CSD School 18 Odyssey of the Mind team who won first place at the state tournament held in Binghamton. The team advances to the World Finals to be held May 22 – May 25 at Michigan State University. This is the first time the team has qualified for the World Finals, and their third appearance at the state tournament. Please consider making a donation to the team’s GoFundMe page to help them with travel expenses. Click on the link above to donate.

Two Troy teams advance to state Odyssey of the Mind tournament

Two Troy teams advance to state Odyssey of the Mind tournament

On Saturday, March 9, eight teams from Troy City School District competed in the Region Four Odyssey of the Mind Tournament at Coxsackie-Athens High School. For the third year in a row, the team from School 18 took first place in their division and will be going to the state final tournament. The Troy High School team finished second place in their division and will also advance to the state tournament in Binghamton on March 23.