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Tamarac Modified Basketball Girls

Girls Modified Basketball Team Donates Gifts to Family in Need

The Tamarac 8th grade girls’ modified basketball team helped create a happy holiday for a community family in need this year by providing presents through an Adopt-A-Family program. Team members Maeve Doin, Kayla Doody, Jillian Galvin, Camille Gardner, Zoe Gliosco, Madison Gragnano, Lauren Kazunas, Lauren Lockrow, Caitlyn Roden, Gursimran Sahota, Gabrielle Tarbox, Grace Warrington and… Read more »

How the District Is Responding to the Newtown Tragedy

Like everyone across the country, Brunswick (Brittonkill) CSD’s heart goes out to everyone in the community of Newtown, Connecticut who were impacted by Friday’s unspeakable tragedy. In response, the district has made counselors and social workers available to our students and anyone who needs help. However, given the tragic circumstances of Friday’s news, the district… Read more »

State Aid budget graph

Continued State Aid Cuts Would Mean Deeper Program Cuts

If New York State continues to cut state aid to public schools, the district will have to make deeper and deeper cuts to programs over the next few years. That was the warning at a November Board of Education meeting where budget projections showed the district faces a $686,529 budget shortfall for the 2013-14 school… Read more »

Tamarac students support Shen and Shaker HS

Students Show Support for Shenendehowa and North Colonie

Tamarac students showed their support for Shenendehowa and North Colonie schools on Dec. 11 by wearing their school colors green and blue to honor two students who were tragically killed, and two others who were injured, in a car crash on Dec. 1. The Student Senate also made two large cards that will be delivered… Read more »

Athletic Teams Honored for Excellence in Academics

Congratulations to the boys and girls soccer teams and girls volleyball team who were named Scholar/Athlete Teams by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. The teams received the recognition by earning at least a 90% team average for the first quarter. Student athletes will be recognized by the Board of Education for… Read more »

Students Create Mural for Veterans Honor Garden

Thanks to funding from an Arts in Education grant, local artist in residence Ellen Crane worked with Tamarac Middle School students in November to create a mural for the Veterans Honor Garden. The mural will be placed on the wall of the garden, a service learning project started last school year by 7th graders. Students… Read more »