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Menands School Board Of Education

The next meeting of the Menands School Board of Education will be held on August 14th at 6:00 p.m.  All meetings are open to the public and are handicap accessible.


2017-2018 School Supply Lists (click here)


Summer Office Hours - 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.


End of Year Events

The end of the school year was very special this year.  Please view of photos to see all the events held.

 Class of 2017 graduation  Kindergarten graduation 

Honors Assembly   Talent Show  

Earth Day Essay Contest winners


Field Day Held

On Friday, June 9, Menands School students had a wonderful time at our annual Field Day. Please look at the photos and see all the smiles! (photos)


Legal Notice


"Pursuant to section 300.573 (b) of CFR of the Federal Regulations 20, the Menands Union Free School District is destroying all records of students who received special education services with birth dates prior to 1990.  Students falling within this time frame who wish to obtain their records from the Office of Special Education, must contact Lisa Buoniconto prior to June 29, 2017 at 465-4561 ext. 124.  Records not claimed by this date will be removed from the files and destroyed.


Dated:  June 12, 2017


By Order of the Board of Education

Aileen Nicoll, District Clerk

Menands Union Free School District

Albany County, New York


Youth Employment

Working papers can now be found online.  Please go to the "Quick Links" section of the website and click on "forms".


Citizens and Scholars, Senior Citizen, and Rotary Dinner Held

On Friday, May 12, Menands School honored their Citizens and Scholars, Senior Citizens, and Rotary members.  It was a wonderful evening and enjoyed by all who attended. (photos)


Evening of the Arts Held

On Tuesday, May 16, and Evening of the Arts was held, honoring the artistic accomplishments of our students.  An Art Show was held displaying the art work of all of our students, and a Spring Concert followed, showcasing the students musical abilities.  Thanks go to Ms. Pat Testo, art teach, and Ms. Lauren Bergeron, music teacher, for all their hard work.   (art show)  (concert)


Board Adopts 2017-2018  School Calendar


Sandra G. Morley Award Winners

On Monday, May 8, eight students from Menands were honored at the Sandra G. Morely Physical Education Leadership Awards Ceremony at Hudson Valley Community College. (info)  (photos)


Cultural Fair Held

On the evening of March 23, a very special event was held at the school. The 2017 Cultural Fair, a Passport to the World, was celebrated and it was truly amazing.  Nineteen countries. representing the nationalities of the students at the school were represented in informative booths. In addition, students marched into the gym with flags representing many of the countries of the world. The students also performed dances and songs of their nationalities. The evening was sponsored by the PTA and many thanks go out to Mrs. Jennifer Wilson and her committee for organizing a truly awe inspiring evening. (photos)


Kindergarten Registration

If you are a resident of the Menands Union Free School district and have a child who will be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2017, please call Menands School at 465-4561 to register for the upcoming school year.    If you know of a neighbor who has an age-eligible Kindergarten student, please pass the word! registration forms


In order to access the PowerSchool parent portal please click this link. (parentportal)


2017-2018 Transportation Request Form for High School, Private and Parochial Schools (click here)


Emergency Alert Program

Code Red: Keeping Citizens Informed


Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for the Village of Menands’ Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, school closures and delays, etc.


You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more.


Sign up using the following link:

Everbridge Notification System

Please remember to check the box to receive

“Menands School” notifications.


Preliminary Results of Menands School Water Quality Testing

(Click Here for Information)


Free and Reduced Lunch

If your family income or your family situation has changed, your child(ren) may be eligible to receive free and/or reduced priced meals in school. This includes both breakfast and lunch. (letter)  (application)

Free Parent Today Subscription Available
Parent Today is a fee email service that offers parenting information and tips every two weeks and is sent right into your inbox. (how to subscribe and information )


Online Meal Prepayment System Available Now

We are pleased to offer a new option to help make your life easier. is an on-line system that allows you to make deposits into your student’s cafeteria account

Click here for more information. My School Bucks (PDF)

Town of Colonie Sex Offender Watch
Menands School District works closely with parents and guardians to ensure the safety of students at all times. Parents can become informed about convicted sex offenders living in this area by following this link to the Town of Colonie Police Department website. (more information)






   Dr. Maureen A. Long


   Mrs. Antonietta Schroeder

Phone: (518) 465.4561
Fax: (518) 434.2840
19 Wards Lane
Menands, NY 12204

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