New dismissal procedures at Albany High, ALC
N.Y. (Oct. 14, 2016) --
The City School District of Albany is putting in place important new
practices at Albany High School and the Alternative Learning Center to
address safety for students after school. The district is taking these
steps in an effort to reduce large groups of students and others
gathering on the way home from school in the afternoon.
The safety of all students is a top priority throughout the City School
District of Albany. School and district staff continue to work together
with CDTA and Albany Police Department personnel to ensure safety for
Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, the following practices will
CDTA buses will not pick up students from 3-4:15 p.m. on school days
at the following two bus stops:
Albany High students who rely on bus transportation to get home
from school are strongly encouraged to ride the CDTA “tripper” buses
available in Albany High’s back parking lot at dismissal.
Albany High students who leave the building at dismissal will not be
readmitted after 3:05 p.m. to participate in after-school clubs and
The start and end times for students in all programs at the
Alternative Learning Center, located at 50 North Lark St., will
change Oct. 17 to better align with the start and end times at
Albany High School. Please visit the
Alternative Learning Center page
for more information.
appreciate your support and cooperation as we work together to ensure
the safety of all of our students each day," said Albany High Acting
Principal Dale Getto. "Please contact me or your student’s academy
principal at school anytime if you have additional questions or concerns
about these new practices."
For questions related to the Alternative Learning
Center, please contact Principal Sophia Newell at 475-6525.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and prepare all students for
college and career, citizenship and life, in partnership with our
diverse community. The district serves
more than 9,600
students in 17
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High