Summer grads join Class of
High School's Class of 2019 grew by 38 on Monday
as the school celebrated its summer graduates at a special ceremony
at William S. Hackett Middle School.
After completing their
required coursework during the
summer, the newest graduates joined
the 504 members of the Class of 2019
who graduated in June. (MORE)
Fall sports underway!
still August but the Falcon
scholar-athletes are already hard at
of Aug. 19 marks the official start
to the 2019 JV and varsity fall
complete list of practice times,
locations, rquirements and coaches'
names and contact information,
please visit our
2019-20 school supply lists
time of year - time to think about
school supplies for September.
Here is a handy school by school
list to refer to as you prepare your
student(s) for the first day of
Albany High rebuild update
The City School
District of Albany and its community
partners will host two updates on
Aug. 29 about the Rebuilding Albany
will feature the same information.
Sessions also will include an update
about efforts to promote workforce
development and minority and women
owned business enterprise (MWBE)
involvement in the project.
Information about the first
of the 2019-20 school year
There is still plenty of summer vacation left, but it's not too early to
start marking your calendars for the first days of the new school year
The City School District of Albany has put some new practices in place
for the start of the 2019-20 school year to help our middle and high
school students get comfortable in their new learning environments.
Friday, Sept. 6 or
Monday, Sept. 9
will be the first day of school for
our students, depending on their
grade level and school. Please visit
District News or
Calendar sections to find out
which day your child will begin the
Save the date: Falcon 5k is
your mark, get set,
Runners and walkers of all ages and
abilities are invited to join the
Albany High School Booster Club on
Sunday, Sept. 22 for the seventh
Back to School Falcon 5K.
Join participants from throughout
the City School District of Albany
for what's always a fun fall event
in Washington Park!
2019 Hall of Fame induction
On Friday, October 4, the
City School District of Albany will
induct new members into the
Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The
Hall of Fame honors the
contributions and accomplishments of
individuals who are worthy of
recognition as examples for others
in our schools and community to
The 2019 honorees are:
Leslie Bogucki, Teneka Frost,
Elizabeth Gaffuri Kearney, Bill
Ritchie, Demond Shepard and Sonja
Reservations and payment are due
'Court Vision Academy'
off at Clement
Kaweeda G. Adams joined Albany
County District Attorney David
Soares and other community
partners on Aug. 2 to kick off a 19-week
basketball program that provides
students in Albany with quality
athletic training and life skill
Vision Academy is free to all
participants (dinner provided) and
takes palce on Fridays and Saturdays
from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Tony Clement
Center for Education. 395 Elk St.
It's open to boys and girls aged
Join our team!
district's transportation partner,
First Student, is hiring bus drivers and monitors for
the upcoming 2019-20 school year.
candidates are guaranteed flexible
hours, extra hours if desired and a
signing bonus. Consider joining our
team and apply for a
monitor job today!
Save the dates for 2019-20!
never too early to start planning
this link to download a one-page
version of the City School District
of Albany's 2019-20 calendar.
district wall calendar of events and
activities will be available in
Sept. 6 will be the first day of
classes for all elementary students,
students in grades 6 and 7 attending
middle school for the first time,
and Albany High School freshmen. The
first day of classes for all other
secondary students will be Monday,
2020 Census effort
critical for the city's
School District of Albany
is partnering with the City of
Albany and numerous organizations
highlight the importance of the
upcoming 2020 Census for the entire
committed to ensuring that all of
our students and families are
educated about the census and what
it means in terms of resources and
opportunities for our community over
the next decade," Adams said.
Please visit our District News
section for more information,
including information about full-
and part-time U.S. Census job