here for our 2018-19 school supply list
395 Elk Street, Albany, NY 12206
Ph: (518) 475-6525, ext. 1
Fax: (518) 475-6527
William S. Rivers, Principal
Teresa Adalian, Assistant Principal
Albany High School Counseling Center website
Breakfast begins --
School day begins -- 8:45
School day ends -- 3 p.m.
New Clement principal appointed
William Rivers is the new principal at the Tony Clement
Center for Education to start the 2018-19 school year.
Rivers replaces Sophia Newell as the leader of the
district’s alternative-education programs for students
in grades 7-12. Newell will become an administrator on
special assignment at Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of
Excellence. Both started their new posts on Aug. 20.
Rivers returns to the district after a year as principal
of Albany Leadership Charter High School. Previously, he
was principal of Albany High’s Leadership Academy,
interim principal at Albany Leadership Charter High
School, principal of George Junior Republic Union Free
School District in Freeville and dean of academics at
Rochester Academy Charter School.
Rivers earned a bachelor’s degree and his administrative
certification from the College at Brockport. He also
holds a master’s degree from St. John Fisher College.
In her new position at O’Neal
Middle School, Newell will work with co-principals
Kandie Antonetti and Malik Jones to support students,
enhance the school’s climate and culture, and oversee
About the Tony Clement Center for EducationThe
Tony Clement Center for Education, formerly the Alternative Learning
Center, provides academic and social-emotional programs
and services for students in grades 7-12. Clement Center
classes follow the City School District of Albany's
calendar. The school's offices are
open from 7:50 a.m. until 3:15 p.m.
The Clement Center is located in the former
West Hill Middle School building at 395 Elk St.
Program dedicated in memory of former district principal
School District of Albany Board of Education has renamed
the building that delivers the district's
alternative-education programs in memory of former
administrator Anthony I. "Tony" Clement.
The Tony Clement Center for
Education serves students in grades 7-12 at 395 Elk St.,
the new location for the district's
alternative-education programs in the 2017-18 school
Clement served the district for
18 years before he died of cancer in May 2012. He was 47
and serving in his first year as principal at Philip J.
Schuyler Achievement Academy at the time. Prior to that
assignment, he spent one year as principal at the
Alternative Learning Center and five years as principal
at Harriet Gibbons High School, an alternative program
that served students in grades 9-12 through the 2005-06
school year and freshmen only until its closure at the
end of the 2009-10 school year.
Follow this link to read more about his life and
contributions to the district.
- Thursday, Oct. 18
-- Open House and Hispanic Heritage Night,
- Monday, Oct. 29
-- Pay it Forward Drive begins
- Tuesday, Nov. 6
-- No school for students,
Superintendent's Conference Day
- Friday, Nov. 9
-- First quarter ends
- Monday, Nov. 12
- No school, Veterans
- Modified winter
- Tuesday, Nov. 13
-- 2019-20 Albany High School academy
lottery applications due
- Wednesday, Nov. 21
-- No school for students, Parent-Teacher
- Thursday, Nov.
22-Friday, Nov. 23 -- No school,
2018-19 news and information
- First day of school
-- Grades 6-8 had the building to
themselves on opening day at Tony Clement Center for
Education. Classes start Friday for students in
grades 9-12. Welcome back students and staff. The
2018-19 school year is going to be the best yet!
Happy first day to everyone!
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Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for any reason, call
the school at (518) 475-6525 during the morning and
provide a written excuse when your child returns to