Principal search survey available through April 10

Although we are experiencing challenging times in response to the coronavirus, our Board of Education intends to recruit qualified candidates to fill the principal vacancy resulting from Mrs. Schroeder’s retirement at the end of this school year. In order to do so, the board is working with the Capital Region BOCES to conduct a confidential …

March 27 message from Supt. Long

Dear Menands School Families, As we all adjust to the challenges and changes that have come with COVID-19, I want to share my deepest appreciation for your patience and cooperation as we attempt to navigate these unchartered waters. I always try to do my best to find the “silver linings” in any situation; among the …

Resources for Self-Guided and Parent-Guided Learning

The ongoing COVID-19/Coronavirus public health emergency has challenged us to find new ways to support our students in their journey through K-12 education. A longer than expected closure of our schools means students’ at-home learning will continue for the foreseeable future. While instruction will not be the same as in a traditional classroom, our goal …

Virtual Multicultural Celebration runs through April 3

Like many other events and activities, we had to postpone our in-person Menands School PTA Multicultural Celebration. HOWEVER! We are excited to announce our Virtual Multicultural Celebration from March 30 to April 3! Let’s travel the world! Jacoba VandenBerg made homemade stroopwafels to celebrate the Netherlands! Here is our friend Sabhareesh (Grade 3) wearing a …

Free breakfast and lunch for all students during closure

Our school buses will deliver breakfast and lunch daily to your child’s bus stop. Meals can also be picked up at school between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. via the school entrance. If you would like to sign up for delivery or request a more specific delivery time, please call 518-465-4561, ext 120.

March 16 Update from Supt. Long

Dear Parents and Families:  Given the Governor’s press conference this morning, we anticipate our closure will be extended. Please be aware of the following:  Instruction: Staff were at school today planning and preparing learning materials for their students, and will return tomorrow to continue that work. Additional information will be provided tomorrow regarding accessing that …

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