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Career and Technical Education Open House

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 »

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SSHS Homecoming 2018

Baseball: Saratoga beats Burnt Hills

By: Aidan Joly   A dominant performance on the mound paved the way for Saratoga varsity baseball, beating Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake on Thursday, 3-1. After a bit of a shaky start, Blue Streaks starter Niko Concha really settled in. He gave up back-to-back hits to start the game but retired 10 of the next 11 … Continue reading »

All Shook Up… Oh, that’s what that means!

By: Kristiana Briscoe   “All Shook Up” is definitely the best production I have seen the High School put on. The acting, singing, dancing, and emotions involved were superb. Growing up best friends with a family of Elvis impersonators, I knew that watching this show was going to be a challenge. From mixed up lines, … Continue reading »

Saratoga students join in National Walkout

By: Henry Lee   On March 14th, students around the nation banded together to voice their dissent regarding school shootings, specifically the Parkland shooting in Florida. The student’s voices were not left unheard here in Saratoga Springs. The demonstration at our local high school involved a variety of speakers as the 17 minutes passed, each … Continue reading »

Saratoga’s season ends in sectional semifinals

By: Aidan Joly   It was a game of huge runs, but it was Colonie making the final one to end the game and putting a cap on Saratoga’s historic season. The Raiders beat the Blue Streaks on Tuesday night in the Class AA semifinals at the Cool Insuring Arena by a score of 48-41. … Continue reading »

Basketball: Saratoga beats Shen on the road

By: Aidan Joly   It was Saratoga vs Shenendehowa at its best, and courtesy of an outburst of scoring in the third quarter, it was the Blue Streaks coming out on top for the second time this season, beating the Plainsmen by a final score of 73-66 on Friday night at Shenendehowa High School. It … Continue reading »

Girls’ basketball: Saratoga blown out by Shen

By: Aidan Joly   It did not take long for the Shenendehowa girls’ basketball team to show that they were the better squad on the court on Friday night as they took out Saratoga in a blowout 35-point victory, 69-34. It took just under six minutes for Shen to gain their first double-digit lead of … Continue reading »

Hot Ones – Episode Two

Welcome to Hot Ones, The Lightning Rod’s “Person of the Month” feature! This month, Brian Chimel picks the brain of Veronica Miller for an exclusive interview. To view the video, click on the title of this post to find the embedded YouTube link!

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