2019-20 School Supply Lists

All school supply lists are listed below. Mrs. Wasserman’s Supply List Kindergarten Supply List First Grade Supply List Second Grade Supply List Third Grade Supply List Fourth Grade Supply List Fifth Grade Supply List Music K-8 Spanish K-8 Home and Careers Physical Education K-8 Health Education Library Supplies Art ELA Grades 6-8 Social Studies Grades …

2019-20 District Wide School Safety Plan

Introduction and Purpose School safety is the job of the entire school community. This effort requires leadership and coordination by school administration, and involvement and participation  from all sectors of  the school community. New York State school districts are required to develop a district-wide school safety plan to help school officials identify and respond to …

Middle schoolers celebrate differences

What makes us different makes us stronger. Middle school students spent Thursday morning participating in a series of activities celebrating their differences and building community. Thanks to Mrs. Vandenberg and Mr. Nolan for organizing and to middle school staff for helping! See more photos on our new Facebook page!

Track Practice Schedule Week of 4/15-4/18

Track Practice Schedule the week of 4/15-4/18 Monday, April 15 – All Athletes Tuesday, April 16 – All Athletes Wednesday, April 17 – Weights (Shot and Discus) and Distance Runners (400m -up) Thursday, April 18 – Jumpers, Hurdlers, Sprinters Your child should attend at least three of the practices.  If you are unsure what practices …

Transportation forms now available online

All students who attend private, parochial or high school and need transportation next year, should fill out the following form: Transportation Form. This form is also accessible at menands.org/about-us/forms/ and menands.org/about-us/student-registration/ The deadline is April 15. If you have any questions, please contact Sue McCormick at smccormick@menands.org   

Fourth-grader wins Black History Month contest

Fourth-grader Kaylee Moody-Brabham was one of this year’s winners of the Black History Month Creative Expressions Contest. In her essay, Kaylee wrote about how Aretha Franklin was a singer, pianist, and supporter of the Civil Rights Movement. Kaylee was one of 255 students from across the capital district who submitted an entry. The Arts and …

Superintendent Message: Capital Project Update

Since breaking ground on Oct. 30, 2018, the building and grounds have already undergone significant changes, as part of the voter-approved capital project.  The first of three additions is nearing completion. This will result in the new and enlarged cafeteria being open to students upon the return from April break. The work on the two …

Menands BOE attends NYSSBA conference

Menands Board of Education President Jeff Masline and two other board members attended the 2019 NYSSBA Capital Conference. This is an exceptional professional development opportunity for board members to learn from the NYSSBA governmental relations team, familiarize themselves with the most up-to-date budget information, and hear from and speak with Commissioner MaryEllen Elia.