Officer Sartin guides his dog Riki through Saratoga Springs High School during a lockdown drill on February 7th. Riki is a German Shepherd who is specially trained to sniff out drugs, explosives, and people. He is an absolutely invaluable asset to our local police force.
By Grace Billok You better watch out; you better not cry; you better not pout; I’m tellin’ you why! Luke McNamee, A.K.A. SaxOClaus, is comin’ to your Victorian Stroll! Since 1997, McNamee has been donning full Santa garb and bringing smiles to the people of the Capital Region. Whether he embodies the magical Claus for … Continue reading
November 20, 2018 by Jake Somoza The $15.6 million Great Outdoors Project will add many new recreational and learning spaces as well as improve many of the existing spaces to the Saratoga Springs City School District (SSCSD) and the local community. The Great Outdoors Project, a capital project proposed by the Saratoga Springs City School … Continue reading
By Adelle Feeley SARATOGA SPRINGS- High School juniors’ parking problems have dominated morning dialogue; juniors and other students are frustrated by administration’s choice to close the gates at Joseph Street, eliminating the already limited underclassmen parking. “I hate it,” said Ethan Kopraski, a junior at SSHS, “Having to worry about running multiple blocks to get … Continue reading
By Vincent L’Hommedieu SARATOGA SPRINGS – A new virtual and augmented reality lab has been installed in the refurbished Distance Learning Center over the summer to enhance students’ learning environment. The equipment was donated by Global Foundries and ZSpace last summer, after Dr. Greco and Mr. L’Hommedieu researched options and met with these companies about acquiring … Continue reading
By Tyler Charnik Saratoga Springs High School English teacher, Katie Cole is attempting to create a new English elective for seniors. The course, “Shakespeare: To See or Not To See” will combine Shakespeare’s original writings with modern interpretations of his works, both direct modifications and new literature influenced by his work. The largest concern of … Continue reading
By Ethan Kopraski SARATOGA SPRINGS – The high school administration is putting together a “Time and Space Committee” to address, in part, schedule changes that may reach Saratoga Springs High School within the next few school years. There are no plans to change the schedule at this time. However, the committee will be researching … Continue reading
Career and technical education programs will be hosting open houses on Tuesday, October 16th and Thursday, October 18th from 6-8pm. Tuesday’s open house will be held at the F. Donald Myers Education Center while Thursday’s will be located at Southern Adirondack Education Center (SAEC). Programs featured at both schools include Automotive Technology, Construction Trades, Cosmetology, … Continue reading