Arts Appreciation ~ Global Citizenship
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108 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12209(click
here for directions)
Phone: (518) 475-6575
Fax: (518) 475-6577
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Marie Culihan, Principal
Amy Irwin, Assistant Principal
School of Humanities
of three themed magnet schools in the City School District of
Albany, the mission of Albany School of Humanities (ASH) is
to educate all students to be lifelong learners, capable
decision-makers and positive contributors to their
approach provides students with an overview of diverse
cultures. Students are taught using an innovative
curriculum that incorporates the arts into daily
teaching and learning activities.
For more information about
programs and the application process, please contact the
district's Magnet Office at 475-6551.
Building opens and breakfast
begins -- 7:40 a.m.
School day begins -- 8 a.m.
School day ends -- 2:30 p.m.
After-school child care ends
-- 5:30 p.m.
Points of distinction
Full-day prekindergarten and
Teacher quality partnership with the
University at Albany
After-school child care offered
- Friday, April 27 -- Big
Jump, noon-2 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 1 --
Special education parent workshop, Harriet
Gibbons Student Services Center, 75 Watervliet
Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 1-Wednesday, May 2
-- New York State math exams, grades 3-8
- Friday, May 4 --
Elementary Art Show, Albany Institute of History
& Art, 125 Washington Ave., 5-8 p.m.
- Monday, May 7 --
NYSESLAT listening, reading and writing testing
- Wednesday, May 9 --
National Bike/Walk to School Day
- Tuesday, May 15 --
School Budget Vote and Board Elections, no
- Saturday, May 19 --
Community Garden Clean-Up, 9-11 a.m.
- Monday, May 21 --
Spring Concerts, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 22 -- PTA
meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
- Friday, May 18 -- All
NYSESLAT testing windows end
- Monday, May 28 --
Memorial Day, no school
2017-18 news and
Welcome to the new school year!
Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for
any reason, call the school at (518) 475-6575 during the
morning and provide a written excuse when your child
returns to school.