Troy City School District

April 2017 E-News

Important changes to calendar

On March 14, winter storm “Stella” forced the district to close for two days. New York State Education law requires districts to provide no less than 180 days of instruction. To ensure we meet this requirement, we are amending the 2016-2017 district calendar. Friday, May 26, 2017 and Friday, June 9, 2017 are now half days. Learn more.

Troy High Drama Club presents Sandy Wilson's "The Boy Friend"

The Troy High School Drama Club presented Sandy Wilson's "The Boy Friend" on Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8 at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Click here for photos.

2017 Technology Survey

Our District has partnered with BrightBytes - an educational research organization - to explore our use of technology for learning. We invite you to answer a few questions about your technology use. It should take less than 10 minutes to complete on any device with Internet access. Please take the survey specific to the school where your child(ren) is enrolled:



Karate at School 12

Troy CSD teams advance to state Odyssey of the Mind tournament

Three teams from Troy CSD participated in the state Odyssey of the Mind tournament in Binghamton this past weekend before being eliminated. A team from School 18 took first place in their regional division, while teams from Troy Middle School and Troy High School advanced with second place. Eleven teams total competed in the regional.

Nominating Petitions available for 2017-18 School Board

Residents interested in running for a Board position should contact the District Clerk at 328-5070 or boe@troycsd.org to request Nominating Petitions. A minimum of 100 qualified signatures must be filed by April 26 for a candidate to appear on the May 16 ballot.

P-TECH students develop, pitch all-natural cleaning products

In the event Troy High School ever runs outs of cleaning products, there will be no reason to panic. Ninth Grade Troy Riverfront P-TECH students have developed various safe, natural and effective solutions to keep the school safe and bacteria free! Learn more about how this project combines math, science, teamwork and presentation skills.

School 2 hosts 'Math & Movement' Family Fun Night

On March 30, School 2 parents and children moved from station to station to do different math activities on specially designed floor mats. Students had a great time and were able to hop, walk or crawl their way to mastering different math concepts. The nationally acclaimed Math & Movement™ program is a multi-sensory approach to teaching math that incorporates physical activity to make learning fun, active and memorable.

Troy High Robotics Team competes at RPI

The Troy High School Robotics Team participated in the New York Tech Valley Regional FIRST Competition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute this weekend. This year, the team made it all the way to semi-finals before being defeated. "This was the furthest the team had been and all of the students were very proud, and I was very proud of all they have accomplished," said the team's coach, Christopher Wolff.

Congrats to the Winter Scholar Athlete Teams!

Congratulations to our Scholar Athlete Teams for the winter 2016-2017 season:

  • Boys Bowling
  • Boys Indoor Track
  • Competitive Cheer
  • Girls Basketball
  • Girls Indoor Track

Dates to Remember

Spring Concerts

Monday, May 8, 7 p.m. - School 16
Tuesday, May 9, 7 p.m. - Carroll Hill School
Thursday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. - Troy High School
Monday, May 15, 7 p.m. - Troy Middle School Grades 7 & 8
Tuesday, May 16, 6 p.m. - School 2
Thursday, May 18, 7 p.m. - School 14
Monday, May 22, 7 p.m. - School 18
Tuesday, May 23, 7 p.m. - TMS Grade 6

Early Dismissal

WHEN

Wednesday, April 12
Elementary Early Dismissal, 12:05 p.m.
Secondary Early Dismissal, 1:15 p.m.

WHERE

District wide

Board of Education Meeting

WHEN
Wednesday, April 12, 6 p.m.
WHERE

Troy Middle School

No School - Good Friday

WHEN

Friday, April 14

WHERE

District wide

No School - Spring Recess

WHEN

Monday, April 17 - Friday, April 21
WHERE
District wide

Board of Education Meeting

WHEN
Tuesday, April 25, 6 p.m.
WHERE
School 12, 6 p.m.

Voter Registration Day

WHEN
Tuesday, May 2
WHERE
School 12

Board of Education Meeting/Budget Hearing

WHEN
Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE
Troy Middle School

TMS Multicultural Night

WHEN
Thursday, May 11, 6 - 8 p.m.
WHERE
Troy Middle School

Kindergarten Orientation

WHEN
Friday, May 12, 12 p.m.
WHERE
CHS, School 2, School 14, School 16, School 18

Pre-K and Kindergarten Early Dismissal

WHEN
Friday, May 12, 11 a.m.
WHERE
CHS, School 2, School 12, School 14, School 16, School 18

Budget Vote/Board of Education Election

WHEN
Tuesday, May 16
WHERE
CHS, School 2, School 12, School 14, School 16, School 18

Early Dismissal

WHEN
Wednesday, May 17
Elementary Early Dismissal, 12:05 p.m.
Secondary Early Dismissal, 1:15 p.m.
WHERE
District Wide

Board of Education Meeting

WHEN

Wednesday, March 17, 6 p.m.

WHERE

Troy Middle School

School 2 Half Day

WHEN
Friday, May 19, 10:20 a.m. dismissal
WHERE
School 2 ONLY

Half Day

WHEN

Friday, May 26
10:20 a.m. dismissal - elementary
11:40 a.m. dismissal - secondary
WHERE
District Wide

Memorial Day - District Closed

WHEN
Monday, May 29
WHERE
District Wide