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Tamarac Junior Earns Eagle Scout in Collaboration with Honors Research Project

Congratulations to Tamarac junior Matt Murray who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in March. “Matt serves as a great ambassador for the school and his Eagle Scout project was done in collaboration with his Tamarac Honors Research Project,” said teacher Tim Jacques. Congratulations Matt!

Elementary Students Enjoy Preview of Middle School Musical

Tamarac Elementary students enjoyed a sneak preview of this year’s Middle School musical when their older classmates performed “Little Mermaid Jr.” for them on March 21. The community also enjoyed the students’ Friday and Saturday night performances. Congratulations to everyone involved for all your hard work! Click here for a photo slideshow…

Tamarac senior raised money

Students Raise Money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society received $500 to help its efforts to find a cure and help improve the quality of life of patients and families thanks to the efforts of Tamarac students. The varsity and JV girls basketball teams and cheerleaders organized a fundraiser at the basketball game against Hoosick Falls. Students wore green… Read more »

Board of Education to Interview Finalists for Superintendent

The Board of Education began interviewing finalists for a new school superintendent the week of March 11 with a successor to retiring Superintendent Lou McIntosh expected to be named in April. The district received interest from 38 applicants for its superintendent search, which began last year. A committee made up of 17 parents, students, faculty… Read more »

Tamarac Students Again Excel in Odyssey of the Mind Tournament

For the third year in a row, a Tamarac Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind team has advanced to the state competition. Tamarac fielded a total of four teams in the regional competition held at Rensselaer City School District on March 9. The team that won its challenge advanced to the state competition to be… Read more »

Tamarac Juniors Help Out Hockey Tournament by Singing National Anthem

Congratulations to Tamarac juniors Devon Rooney and Chelsea Kreiger who volunteered to help out the Troy Albany Hockey Association (TAHA) over February break. TAHA hosted a four-day youth hockey tournament with 58 teams from all over the Northeast and parts of Canada to earn a spot in the championship games. Devon and Chelsea each volunteered… Read more »

School bus drivers

District Comes Together to Help School Bus Driver

Tamarac faculty and staff came together to help one of the district’s bus drivers who is diagnosed with breast cancer. The district held a 50/50 raffle with half of the proceeds going to the driver to help with medical expenses. Custodian Keith Wilson won the raffle and donated his winnings to her as well. Along… Read more »