Field Day a Success
Another successful Field Day was held on Monday, June 16. Thanks to Mrs. Aileen Nicoll and the Menands PTA for all their efforts in overseeing and planning the day. (photos)
Eighth Grade Class Trip
The Class of 2014 went to Boston for their class trip on Wednesday, June 11. The students visited the Museum of Science, went on a Duck Tour of the city, and ended their day at Quincy Market. (photos)
Menands School Art Exhibit(view here)
Albany County Department of Health Summer Newsletter
Menands School Budget Approved!
Thank you to the Menands School Community for approving the school budget. Voter turnout was a bit higher than ususal with 151 people voting for the budget: 101 yes votes, 50 no votes. This equates to support of 67%.
Joe Pustay and Jen Wilson were re-elected to the board. Congratulations to them both.
The library budget was passed as well, with Joe Kelley being re-elected to the library board.
Budget Edition of PawPrints ase
read the latest information on the 2014-2015 budget.
Budget Edition of PawPrints
ase read the latest information on the 2014-2015 budget. (PawPrints)
Hoops for Heart Event
On Tuesday, May 13, the seventh grade health class, and their teacher, Mrs. Wheeler, sponsored a Hoops for Heart event to inform the student population about the importance of a heart healthy life style. (photos)
Citizens and Scholars, Senior Citizen, and Rotary Dinner Held
A dinner was held on Friday, May 16, to honor our Citizens and Scholars, Senior Citizens, and Rotary members. (photos)
Honor Roll and Citizens and Scholars Assembly Held
The King and I Presented by Menands School Drama Club
On Saturday evening, March 23, the Menands School Drama Club presented Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I to rave reviews. Please view the photos and share in this special evening. (photos)
Author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen came to Menands School on March 27. Ms. Bardhan-Quallen writes both fiction and nonfiction books for children and teens. She conducted writing workshops for students in grades 5-8 and presented her fractured fairy tale style books to grades K-4. She also joined students for literacy night later that day. For more information on Ms. Bardhan-Quallen please see her website www.sudipta.com. (photo)
Cultural Fair Held
In celebration of all of our families here at Menands School, the PTA is held a cultural fair on Thursday evening, March 6. For the second year in a row, our gym was transformed into a global arena with family run tables representing different countries and cultures, from around the world and within the United States. (photos)
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Walking and Biking Safety Resources
Pedestrian Safety - Tips for parents and other adults
Bicycle Safety –
Tips for Parents, Guardians and Kids _
Grades 6-8 Math School Supplies List for 2013-14,
General Supplies for Grade 5, and All Supplies K-8
We are pleased to offer a new option to help make your life easier. Myschoolbucks.com is an on-line system that allows you to make deposits into your student’s cafeteria account.
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. For more information, please call our
secretary, Mrs. Pattie Miller, or our school counselor, Mrs. Cheri
Vandenberg, at 465-4561.
The 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