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Latest news ...

Albany High construction update

slated for Aug. 29

The City School District of Albany will host dinner and an update on the Rebuilding Albany High School project at a community meeting for students, families and others interested in the project’s progress.

 

This “community charrette” will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at Tony Clement Center for Education, 395 Elk St. (MORE)

 

2018-19 school supply lists available

photo of female student holding bagss full of school suppliesSupply lists for the upcoming 2018-19 school year are now available. In addition to being listed here, supply lists can be found at the top of each school's individual page.

 

If you have any questions about your child's supply list, please feel free to contact their school.

 

For students in prekindergarten through grade 9, the school year will begin Thursday, Sept. 6. For students in grades 10-12, the school year will begin Friday, Sept. 7.

 

2018-19 calendar available

cover of the 2018-19 wall calendarThe 2018-19 City School District of Albany wall calendar is available now here!   

 

Keep an eye out for print copies arriving to homes across the city soon.

 

You can learn more about the exceptional students featured in this year’s calendar here

 

2018-19 Code of Conduct available

The 2018-19 edition of the Student Code of Conduct is now available here. Keep an eye out for print copies as well, which will be arriving to families across the city in the coming weeks.

 

Please take some time to review the code with your children, and feel free to contact the Office of Pupil Personnel Services with any questions at (518) 475-6130.

 

Delaware's new assistant principal

The Board of Education has appointed Amelia Gallagher to assume the role of assistant principal at Delaware Community School effective Aug. 27.  

 

Gallagher joins the City School District of Albany after having served in an administrative capacity at Albany’s LaSalle School since 2016. Previously she supervised special programs for Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) BOCES, after having spent nearly 15 years working in guidance as both a counselor and then director. (MORE)

 

Relax with a book: Summer Reading 2018

Summer is a great time to relax with a good book -- or several good books! Summer reading supports and builds on lessons of the previous school year and prepares students for success in the coming year. Summer reading is required for high-school students and encouraged for middle- and elementary-school students. (MORE)

 

Important update on student physicals

New York has changed the timing of required student physicals and the forms that health providers must complete. As of July 1, state law requires public school students to have a health physical when they:

 

• Enter school as a new student

• Enter prekindergarten or kindergarten

• Enter grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 (MORE)

 

Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

reservations due by Sept. 1

The City School District of Albany will induct the six members of the Hall of Fame Class of 2018 during Homecoming Weekend in September. The annual induction dinner is Friday, Sept. 21 at the Italian-American Community Center, 257 Washington Ave. Extension, beginning at 6 p.m.

 

Advance reservations for the dinner are due by Friday, Sept. 1. Please visit our Hall of Fame section to download a reservation form and read more about the members of the Class of 2018.

 

Free summer meals for kids

at 11 Albany public schools

The City School District of Albany once again is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, with free meals for all children 18 and under at 11 schools across the city.

 

The program serves breakfast and lunch and will operate at the following district schools. Programs run Monday through Friday during the dates below. (MORE)

 

District fills Albany High admin posts

The Albany Board of Education has appointed two veteran educators to fill administrative vacancies at Albany High School.

 

Roderick W. Gilmour III will assume the role of vice principal at Albany High, filling a vacancy created when Jodi Commerford was appointed principal earlier this year.

 

Longtime district math teacher Nicole L. Newman was appointed assistant house principal of Leadership Academy. (MORE)

 

District responding

to suspension disparities

In response to the report of the New York State Attorney General’s Office, the City School District of Albany has reaffirmed its commitment to changing discipline practices and procedures that have perpetuated disproportionate suspension rates for black students and students with disabilities.

 

Two important individuals in that process are Independent Monitor Maxine Fantroy-Ford, Ed.D. (at left in photo above), and Chief Ombudsperson Valarie Ann Scott (at right). Please visit our Assurance of Discontinuance section to read more, and to find out how to contact the chief ombudsperson if you have complaints about student discipline.

  

  

 
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Upcoming events
(visit each school's page for more listings; visit our Athletics section for game schedules) 

8/22 Albany High School Class of 2018 Summer Graduation Ceremony, Hackett Middle School, noon
8/23 Preseason practice begins for all modified football (grades 7-8)
8/27 Preseason practice begins for all other modified sports teams (grades 7-8)
8/30 Board of Education meeting, Tony Clement Center for Education,
7 p.m.
9/3 Labor Day
All district offices closed
9/6 First day of the 2018-19 school year (pre-K through grade 9)
9/7 First day of the 2018-19 school year for students in grades 10-12
9/7 Hackett Middle School PTA Barbecue, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
9/7 Employee Recognition Celebration, Palace Theatre, 6 p.m.
9/10 Rosh Hashana
All schools and
district offices closed
9/12 Adult Education fall registration at Albany High, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
9/12 Hackett Middle School Parent University, 5:30-7 p.m.
9/12 Eagle Point Elementary Open House, 6-7:30 p.m.
9/12 Pine Hills Elementary Meet the Teacher Night and Ice Cream Social, 6-8 p.m.
9/12 Montessori Ice Cream Social, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
9/13 Adult Education fall registration at Albany High, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
9/13 Albany High PTSA and Parent University, 5:30 p.m.
9/13 Board of Education meeting, Giffen Memorial Elementary School,
7 p.m.
9/14 Giffen Elementary Community Parade, 2:30 p.m.
9/14 Arbor Hill Elementary Family Fun Day, 5-7 p.m.
9/14 Clement Center Block Party, 4-7 p.m.
9/14 Eagle Point Welcome Back Barbecue, 5:30-7 p.m.
9/19 Yom Kippur
All schools and
district offices closed
9/21 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, Italian-American Community Center, 257 Washington Ave. Extension, Albany (Details)
9/22 Albany High School Homecoming:

--Wall of Fame Ceremony, 11 a.m.
--Homecoming Parade, noon
--Homecoming Football Game, 1:30 p.m.
--Homecoming Dance,
7 p.m.
9/23 Albany Booster Club Falcon 5K and Fun Run, Washington Park:

--5K Run, 9:30 a.m.
--Fun Run, 10:30 a.m.