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.
Troy High School recently hosted its own video game tournament in conjunction with Insomniac Games who provided the equipment. The tournament featured two simultaneous tournaments and 40 Troy High School student participants. Dean Baisden, Jr. won the NBA 2K tournament and Benny Wang won the Super Smash Brother tournament. To be eligible to participate, students must have a passing grade in all their classes, have no suspensions this year and could not be chronically absent.
On December 3, residents in the Troy City School District voted in favor of authorizing a $56 million capital project that will include necessary upgrades to nearly every building in the District as well as the purchase of an additional building. The “Troy City School District Building Modernization Project” will be financed without impacting the current tax levy.
Troy Middle School announced the names of those students earning Honor Roll and High Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Students and their families were also treated to a celebratory breakfast on Tuesday, November 26. Congratulations to all and keep up the good work!
On November 25, 2019, the Troy City School District hosted its annual District-Wide Spelling Bee. Twenty-four students from all five elementary schools and Troy Middle School competed in the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Congratulations to First Place Winner Satya Groff of Troy Middle School, 2nd Place Winner Madison DeVoe of Troy Middle School and 3rd Place Winner Anika Sohn of School 14. These students will advance to the regional competition at Proctor’s Theater in Schenectady in February.
The New York State Education Department announced last week that School 2 has shown “demonstrable improvement” in the 2018-2019 school year. The school showed progress in nearly all performance indicators and will continue to operate with Superintendent John Carmello as the receiver during the 2019-2020 school year.
Thanks to a generous donation from Hannaford Supermarkets, Troy High School now has an in-school food pantry where students in need can help themselves to snacks during the day and take food home. The food pantry will help both students and their families while increasing their accessibility to nutritious food.
The Troy High School newsletter is now digital. The fall issue includes a message from Principal Joseph Mariano, dates to remember, scholarship information and more. Click the link above to read it now.
Troy takes on Queensbury this Saturday, November 9 at Shenendehowa in the Section 2 Class A SUPERBOWL! Game time is 7 p.m. Admission is $6. Click the link above to read about the game in the Times Union.
The Troy High School Drama Club presents “Clue – On Stage” on Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16. Both performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium.