Portville students put away their electronics to climb and swing on the district’s outdoor challenge course. Learn how Portville used a physical education program grant from the federal government to build the course and refit the district’s fitness center.
The historic city of Fulton New York, like many storied communities across New York State, has been in decline since the loss of important industries leading to economic downturn. Students attending the Fulton CSD took up the mantle of revitalization by approaching key community members and talking with them about their role in the brighter days of the past.
Four students at the Delaware Academy in Delhi NY, each struggling with depression and suffering from years of bullying, decided to take action that is bringing inspiration, growth and healing to the entire school community.
Play ball! Students aren’t enjoying recess, they’re learning about America’s favorite pastime, baseball. In the next NYSSBA News, discover the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s unique learning experiences for field trips and in-classroom lessons.
Military families often move from base to base and the uncertainty of deployment can interrupt their children’s performance in school. One New York school district offers numerous services to help students cope with military life.
A team of school administrators and teachers from the Peekskill City School District recognized that some students don't thrive in the hustle and bustle of a traditional high school. They created the Summit Academy to help these students be successful.
School districts are scrambling to find needed materials to teach the new science standards adopted by the New York State Education Department. Curriculum developers and teachers at the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES are collaborating on ready-to-use kits that can be implemented at any school district.