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.
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.
Friday was “Read Across America Day” celebrating literacy and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Troy’s elementary schools welcomed dozens of very special guest readers including City of Troy Mayor Patrick Madden who officially proclaimed March 1, 2019 as Read Across America Day in Troy. Click the link above to read the article in the Troy Record.
On December 14, Troy School 18 students gave presentations to a room full of educators from around the region at NERIC’s 30th Annual Technology Awareness Day. Students worked in groups to demonstrate examples of what they do during the District’s STEM Days including their work with robotics.
The Family Engagement Survey is conducted in order to assess the current functioning of our schools from the perspective of our families. This survey will take 15 minutes and there should be one survey submitted per household. All submissions are anonymous.
Please join us at Troy Middle School on Wednesday, December 5 at 5 p.m. for an important discussion on cyber bullying. “Growing Up in the Digital Age” will feature a Q&A session and panel discussion with educators, mental health professionals and law enforcement. Please click the link above to learn more.