Tamarac’s 5th grade teachers were honored on April 10 with a Team Teaching Leadership Award by the Academy for Character Education at The Sage Colleges. Each year, the academy honors educators who foster positive character development in schools and communities during its Champions of Character Awards. “A true team, they create a positive, caring, inspirational… Read more »
The 2nd and 3rd grade Odyssey of the Mind team, coached by Kim Fortun and Michelle Rose, was invited to perform their skit-solution at the Persian Speaking Cultural Community celebration of Nourouz (the Persian New Year) on March 24 at the University at Albany. Their performance, which won 2nd place at the March 9 regional… Read more »
Seniors Sean Griffin and James Mariano and sophomores Lauren O’Brien and Michaela O’Keefe were honored on March 26 with Outstanding Student Awards by the Capital District YMCA. Lauren also earned the overall Outstanding Student Award for all of Rensselaer County. “The awards are based on qualities of leadership, citizenship and volunteerism in the community. It… Read more »
In an effort to control the growing goose population on school grounds, the district has hired someone who works with trained border collies to attempt to dislocate the geese. We want to let our community know in advance to ease any possible concerns. The dogs will be with their trainer on school grounds starting the… Read more »
Congratulations to Max Gliosco, Sadie Michel, Christian Montero, Meredith Morgan, Renna Poulin and Anthony Styles who were recognized as Students of the Month on March 28. The awards, which are read over the morning announcements, are part of the Middle School’s Character Education program to recognize students in front of their peers. “Our theme for… Read more »
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!
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…