SCHOOL 18 NEWS & EVENTS
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.
2019-2020 school supply lists for all five elementary schools and Troy Middle School are now available. Troy High School students should plan on bringing a notebook and pen to school on the first day.
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.
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.
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.