March 23, 2017

Daily Bulletin-

Thursday, March 23rd





Today's Lunch: Cheese Pizza, Bacon Tomato Ranch Pizza, Garden Salad, Bananas, Assorted Low-fat milk


Friday’s Lunch :  Tuna Melt, Vegetable Pasta Salad, Pudding, Sliced Bananas or Pear cup, Assorted Low-fat milk





Check out – This site periodically posts scholarship opportunities that may be interest to you.  Deadlines vary.




The Capital District SUSU Women’s Club High School Senior Scholarship:

Award is for young woman only, Judging is based on the following criteria:  Your essay of 250 words or less on this topic:  “Discuss the issue of human trafficking in New York State”. Student must also provide transcript, community activities, and references.  Application deadline is March 24th, 2017.  Please note that families of the Capital Distict Susu Woman’s Club are prohibited from participating.  Application is available from Mr. Bianchi in the counseling center.


-The Grand Blvd. Fire Company Frank Price Memorial Scholarship -

This scholarship is offered to Niskayuna High School Senior(s) who reside in Fire District #1. Selection is based on Financial Need, Academic Record, and Extra-curricular activities and volunteerism.  Application is available from Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling Center.  Deadline to apply is March 29th, 2017.



Luke’s Legacy Scholarship

$1,000 award

Scholarship Criteria:

-        Possess interest in pursuing a career in equine or veterinary science.

-        Reflect some of Luke’s attributes such as his generosity, courage, resilience, ability to motivate and bring people together, and the desire to give back to their community.

-        Must be a graduating student from Niskayuna High School

-        Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year school in the fall of 2017

See Mr. Bianchi for an application.  Application must be returned to him by March 30th, 2017. 



Niskayuna Fire District #2 and the Niskayuna Family Association Scholarships – Two Scholarships worth $500.00 each – You are eligible to apply if you are a graduating senior from Niskayuna High School and are pursuing a career in a community service or health related profession such as: EMT, paramedic, fire fighter, nurse, doctor, technician or similar occupations.   Applications are available from Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling Center.  Deadline to apply is March 31st, 2017.




American Society of Civil Engineers Mid-Hudson Region is offering a 5 year $1,000 per year scholarship. You must enroll in an educational institution majoring in a curriculum leading to a B.S. in Civil Engineering.

You must demonstrate volunteer and/or extracurricular involvement. Application is available from Mr. Bianchi in the counseling center. 

Deadline to submit application is March 31, 2017.



The Niskayuna Community Foundation Scholarships

The Huether/Gillian Scholarship awards a one-time $1,000.00 scholarship.  This scholarship emphasizes financial need as a strong component along with community service involvement. 

The Community Service Scholarship awards a one-time $1,000 scholarship to two individuals. One application applies for all three. 


-Resident of Town of Niskayuna or the Niskayuna Central School District.

-Enhanced the quality of life and performed significant community service.

-Scholastic Achievement considered.

-Graduating Senior planning to attend an accredited college.

-Be available for possible interview. 

Applications available on the Foundation’s website ( and the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region at    Deadline to apply is April 1, 2017



The Niskayuna Police Benevolent Association

Is offering a $500.00 Award

Eligibility Requirements:  For students planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college and have demonstrated good scholarship and citizenship, civic involvement, personal integrity, and respect for the law.  Special Consideration is given to one who has shown an interest in the fields of Criminal Justice and the Legal Profession.

Applications available from Mr. Bianchi in the counseling office.  Deadline is April 1, 2017


The Schenectady County Chamber Foundation is offering the Following Scholarships for students attending a Schenectady County High School


MVP Health Care Scholarship - $1,000 – for students pursuing a wellness related field such as nursing, medicine, nutrition, sports or fitness.


Schenectady Chamber Foundation Scholarship $1,000 to a Student with a GPA of 80% to 89% planning on entering a technical or trade school, college or university.


The United Military Affairs Council (UMAC) Scholarships $1,000.  Three Awards of $1, 000 each to students whose parent(s) serve at either Stratton Air NG Base, Navy Operational Support Center Glenville; Naval Support Activity Saratoga; Nuclear Power training Unit in Ballston Spa; Watervliet Arsenal; or Joint Force Headquarters in Latham.  Student must be entering Trade School or college.



Apply online at www.

Deadline: April 1st, 2017


The Glenville Fire District #2

Alplaus Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship


The Glenville Fire District # 2 Alplaus Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies’ Auxiliary offer a one-time award in the amount of one thousand ($1,000.00) to a graduating senior who is a resident of this Fire District and who plans on pursuing a college education.  Special consideration will be given to the applicants planning to pursue education in the fire, emergency medical or health related fields.  The applicant must also have demonstrated evidence of good citizenship, concern for others, and willingness to improve the quality of life for all.

See Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling center for the application.  Please return completed application, along with a copy of your official transcript by APRIL 5, 2017 to:

Carl Nappi

40 St. Jude Lane

Scotia, NY 12302







·       Guaranteed to a senior from Niskayuna High School

·       Student must possess an 85.0 GPA or higher and be planning to attend a 2 or 4 – year college with a focus of study in business.   Application is available from Mr. Bianchi.  Completed applications must be returned to Mr. Bianchi by April 12, 2017


Disabled American Veterans Lt. V.O. Fryer Chapter 88 Scholarship

$250 award will be awarded to a high school senior who shows evidence of outstanding leadership, community service, and PATRIOTISM. 

Winner will be expected to attend Memorial Day Services at Veteran’s Park in Schenectady on May 29th at 11:15 AM.

Application available from Mr. Bianchi Postmark Deadline is April 21, 2017



Schenectady Chapter Scholarships

Two $500.00 scholarships are available to seniors in the Schenectady area who plan to pursue a degree in fields such as forestry, marine biology, chemical or environmental engineering, or environmental science.  Please see Mr. Bianchi for application.  Deadline is April 15, 2017.



Schenectady Business and Professional Woman’s Club, Inc. offers the Aldona Vaitulis Scholarship

To YOUNG WOMAN who reside in Schenectady County

You must plan to attend a two or four year college (Up to $1,500)

Selection is based on applicant’s academic standing, community activities, character and financial need.

Applications available from Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling Center

Deadline to apply is April 24th, 2017



Two for $750 JoAnne Izzo Scholarships for Student-Athletes

Four for $500 General Scholarships for Student-Athletes

Three for $500 for a Pep Club Member

Eligibility For Izzo and General Scholarships (for student athletes):

GPA of an 85.0 or higher

Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college next year.

Applicant must have participated on at least one Varsity team during your high school career.


Eligibility for Pep Club Member Scholarships:

GPA of 82.0) or higher

Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college next year

Applicant must have demonstrated exemplary participation and contribution to the Pep Club.


Get Application from Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling Center.


Deadline to submit application to Mr. Bianchi is April 26th.



The Alumni Association of

The College of St. Rose (Schenectady Chapter)

J. Raymond Quinn Award


$1,500 Award

Eligibility requirements:


*Senior student living in Schenectady County

*Plans to attend St. Rose in the fall.

*Applications are evaluated on

*Academic Achievement

*SAT/ACT Scores

*Extra-curricular activities

Deadline: May 1, 2017

See Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling Center for an application

Hudson Mohawk Area

Health Education Center (HM-AHEC)

Ten scholarships to be awarded for $500.00 each to seniors pursuing certification of a degree in a health related field.  Priority will be given to applicants living in either a medically underserved area or an area where there are health professional shortages.

Application is available from Mr. Bianchi

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017



Cap Com Federal Credit Union

Two Scholarships Available

The Art Goedeke Memorial Scholarship is worth $2,000

You must be a member of Cap Com and pursuing a career in Computer Science or Information

Or Information Technology

Or Memorial Scholarships Program --$2,500

Essay required for both opportunities

Apply online at:


or get an application from Mr. Bianchi

Deadline to apply is May 1st, 2017



 -2017 Scholarships-

Offering 3 Scholarships to local students ENROLLING IN A CAPITAL REGION COLLEGE

Each award is for $1,000

One scholarship is for a senior enrolling in a 2 –Year College in the Capital Region

Two scholarships are for a senior enrolling in a 4-Year College in the Capital Region

You must have a minimum GPA of 85.0 – there is an essay required

Application is available from Mr. Bianchi in the Counseling Center

Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017


Eric J. Verteramo Memorial Scholarship

$5,000 Award

This award will be given to a senior who will graduate from a Schenectady County high school and plans to pursue a career in Criminal Justice or the Law Enforcement Field

See Mr. Bianchi for an application

Deadline is May 15th, 2017


Did you Know??

March 23rd is Cuddly Kitten Day and National Puppy Day.

A puppy spends about 14 hours of every day sleeping.

Cats have 32 muscles in each of their ears.