2019-20 school supplies lists
Albany, NY 12202
Phone: (518) 475-6875
Fax: (518) 475-6877
Teresa L. Brown,
Building opens: 7:40
(K-6): 7:40 a.m.
school day begins: 7:50 a.m.
K-6 school day
begins: 8 a.m.
breakfast begins: 8:15 a.m.
school day ends: 2:20 p.m.
K-6 school day ends:
care ends: 6 p.m.
O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology
Wednesday, Sept. 4 -- Summer
Barbecue and Ice Cream Social, 3-5 p.m. (Details)
Friday, Sept. 6 -- First day of
Monday, Sept. 9 -- FACES meeting
(Community School and Parent Advisory Board),
Monday, Sept. 16 -- Building
Leadership Team meeting, 2:45-3:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17 -- Dads Take
Your Child to School Day breakfast, 7:30-8:30
Sunday, Sept. 22
-- Falcon 5K and Fun Run, Washington Park
- 5K, 9:30 a.m.
- Fun Run, 10:30 a.m.
- Tuesday, Sept. 24
- PTA meeting,
- Open House,
- Thursday, Sept. 26
-- Family Night at the NYS Museum, 5:30-7
- Monday, Sept. 30
-- Rosh Hashana,
The school we know as
Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST)
was built in 1954 as Public School 24. Its namesake is
Thomas O'Brien, who served as principal at P.S. 24 more
than 100 years ago. He died in 1921 at the age of 72,
and the school was named after him when it became at
magnet school in 1990. The original P.S. 24 was built in
1893 and located just a few blocks north of the current
school on the Delaware Avenue plot of land where the
Boys and Girls Club of Albany now stands.
The TOAST building reopened in January 2010 following a complete
renovation. It now features state-of-the-art computers
and technology in every classroom and throughout the
We are proud to be able
to provide a range of programs and services to take care
of our children's academic needs as well as provide
health and wellness services onsite. These services
mobile dental health services through our
partnership with St. Peter's Hospital and Ronald
for more information about the district's
magnet schools, or call the Magnet Office at (518) 475-6551.
If your child is absent
for any reason, call the school nurse at (518) 475-6875 during
the morning and provide a written excuse when your child
returns to school.