DISTRICT NEWS & EVENTS
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.
The Troy High School greenhouse allows students to get hands-on lessons about sustainable agriculture. The plants that are grown there also help to support the continuation and upkeep of the structure itself as well as the Backpack Program that provides food to students on the weekends.
Troy City School District residents have approved a $114,174,990 budget for the 2019-2020 school year. The unofficial results of the budget vote are 561 (yes) to 141 (no). Anne Wager-Rounds and Ann Apicella have been re-elected to the Board of Education. Ebony Pompey-Conway has also been elected.
School 2 welcomed Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul on Tuesday, May 14 as she announced nearly $600,000 in funding for the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative in Troy. As part of this initiative, The Arts Center of the Capital Region will establish MY STREET, a community-based art project with School 2 students enrolled in the Empire State After School Program. Click the link above for a full press release.