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Students at RPI Research Program

Tamarac Students Participate in RPI Research Program

A group of Tamarac students in grades 6-9 participated in a nine-week research program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute focused on environmental and sustainability challenges in different countries. Students had an opportunity to work with RPI student mentors, produce a 10-page written report and present their research at a symposium at RPI. Congratulations to Tamarac student… Read more »

Tamarac Danielf Levchuk

Students Participate in Olympics of the Visual Arts

Tamarac High School students Brent Legenbauer, Danielle Levchuk and Evania Osepa participated in the Olympics of the Visual Arts on April 23, joining hundreds of students from across the state. The event provides students an opportunity to participate in individual or group artistic problem solving. Three Tamarac students participated in the Olympics of the Visual… Read more »

Tamarac Student to Perform for First Lady

Tamarac Student to Perform for First Lady One of Tamarac’s students will get a chance to perform for First Lady Michelle Obama in May as part of the Angels, a cheerleading team made up of students with special needs from across the region. Eddie Vendetti, who attends Tamarac’s Life Skills program, is a member of… Read more »

March for babies

National Junior Honor Society Raises Money for March of Dimes

Tamarac’s National Junior Honor Society fundraised for the March of Dimes “March for Babies” and participated in the three mile walk at the University at Albany on April 28. Money raised supports programs to help mothers have healthy, full-term pregnancies and funds research to prevent premature births and birth defects. Tamarac freshman Tea Claus was… Read more »

Squadron bear

Air Force Squadron Thanks Students for Their Kindness

Tamarac Elementary students received a pleasant surprise when one of the teddy bears they sent to troops overseas was returned by an Air Force squadron who signed the bear for students. The bear also arrived with a poster of a combat plane and a note that said the stuffed animal had flown in the plane…. Read more »

Tamarac seniors Carissa and Heatly

Students’ Excellence in Russian Studies Earns Them Trips to Country

Two Tamarac High School students will be heading to Russia after being selected for all-expense paid trips based on their knowledge of the Russian language and culture. Carissa Seror, a junior in Russian IV, was selected to participate in a 6-week intensive summer program that is fully funded by the U.S. Department of State. The… Read more »

Student Artwork Selected for Exhibit

Tamarac High School students Rebecca DeRubertis, Karryn Knockwood, Diana Lang and Cierra Sweet and recent graduate Corry Loveday were selected for this year’s Questar III High School Invitational Art Exhibit. The exhibit runs through May 10 at WMHT in the Rensselaer Technology Park; viewing times are Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon and Thursdays from… Read more »