Students race for the finish line at 2019 Pumpkin Run

Congratulations to all the runners who competed the 2019 Menands School Pumpkin Run! A big ‘thank you’ goes out to the many staff volunteers who pitched in to make it a great event. In the third and fourth grade half mile race, fourth grader Anjan Bonagiri (3:38) finished first overall and was followed closely by …

Vandenberg honored with Friends of Education Award

Menands school counselor Cheri Vandenberg was honored Wednesday evening with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friends of Education Award at the 4th Annual Friends of Education Dinner in Albany. CASDA presents this award to recognize the selfless contributions of individuals who dedicate themselves to serving students and enriching their school communities. Cheri first …

Annual pumpkin contest showcases creativity

Menands students and faculty members had their Halloween spirit and artistic talents on display recently for the annual Create a Character Pumpkin Contest. Among the 57 entries were fan favorites like Spiderman, Dogman, Hello Kitty, Little Red Riding Hood, and Pinkalicious. This year’s winners: Kindergarten – Juan Diego Muniz Sanchez/Jackolantern Grade 1 – Abhi Koripella/The …

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