Programs and Activities

Enrichment and Remedial Programs

  • Project S.M.I.L.E. (mentor program)
  • Peer Mediators
  • Pep Rally
  • March Madness
  • Morning Program
  • Chorus
  • Band
  • Orchestra
  • Power Lunch (in collaboration with Literacy Volunteers)
  • Character Education
  • Enrichment Tutoring
  • Empire State After School Program


Student Recognition Activities

  • Quarterly Empty Discipline Log Celebrations
  • School store (students earn tickets for positive behaviors)
  • Perfect Attendance certificates
  • Student of the Month
  • Class trophy and pizza party


Sports and Special Events

  • Meet the Teacher Night
  • RPI Football Team volunteers
  • Career Day
  • Dad’s Take Your Child to School Day
  • Trunk or Treat
  • International Night
  • Mother’s Day Breakfast
  • Dr. Seuss Day
  • Empty Discipline Log Parties
  • Fun Day
  • Red, White, and Blue Day
  • Donuts for Dads
  • Books and Baseball
  • Winter and Spring Concerts


Community Partnerships

  • Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County
  • Troy High School
  • Junior Achievement (Pioneer Bank)
  • St. Rose, SUNY Albany, Hudson Valley,  Russell Sage interns
  • Jewish Literacy Volunteers
  • United States Attorney’s Office for the Northeaster District of New York


After School Programs

  • Sunnyside Center
  • 21st Century (5th Grade Only)
  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Empire State After School Program (Grades K-5)
  • Academic Tutoring/enrichment


Fine Arts Activities

  • Chorus, Band, Orchestra
  • Troy Fire Department Poster Contest
  • District Art Show
  • Odyssey of the Mind


PTA/PTO Activities

  • Pizza Party at Back to School Night
  • Trunk or Treat
  • International Night
  • Field Trips
  • March Madness
  • April Madness