Albany High welcomes future families
ALBANY, N.Y. (May
17, 2018) – Albany High School
welcomed the next generation of Falcons and their families the evening
of May 16 for a first-hand look at the world of opportunities awaiting
the current eighth-graders when they arrive as freshmen in the fall.
New Family Orientation gave approximately 100
families from William S. Hackett Middle School, Stephen and Harriet
Myers Middle School, Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence, and
Albany International Center and Tony Clement Center for Education the
chance to tour Albany High’s campus, meet with building leaders and
staff, and build excitement about the next step in their academic
The talents of Albany High’s student-artists
were also on display for families new and old at the Creative Arts Fest.
This celebration of all things artistic at Albany High was held in
conjunction with the orientation, and included exhibitions of 2D and 3D
art, video and electronic music.
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The mission of
the City School District of Albany is
to work in partnership with our diverse community to engage every
learner in a robust educational program designed to provide the
knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district
more than 9,600 students in 18 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 School.