DISTRICT NEWS & EVENTS
On January 12, all five Troy City School District elementary schools participated in the 2018 Siena College Martin Luther King Art and Essay Celebration. This year’s theme was,” “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
On January 23, 2018 the Troy City School District community will vote on a proposition to authorize a fully-funded Capital Project at School 2 as part of the New York State Community Schools Grant Initiative. The proposal will have no additional impact on taxpayers.
During the January 17 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent John Carmello discussed the 2018-2018 budget development process. The District hopes to once again develop a budget that is both educationally sound and fiscally responsible. He noted the District’s rise in graduation rates as well as the steady increase in proficiency in Math and ELA. The first draft of the budget will be presented during the February 7 Board of Education Meeting and Budget Workshop. Residents will vote on a proposed budget on May 15, 2018.
Troy Middle School is proud to announce that the Girls Who Code Chapter has been renewed. The informational meeting will be held Wednesday, January 17 during recess. All middle school girls are welcome and encouraged to participate. Regular after-school meetings will start before the end of January on Mondays.