See our Citizen/Scholar Award recipients!

Elementary Scholar Mikayla Brice Mikayla Brice has been working extremely hard this year, and her grades reflect her effort! She is actively using strategies to help her succeed, without reminders. She is enthusiastic about learning, and is becoming a leader amongst her peers. She has grown to be an amazing Menands School scholar. Elementary Citizens …

Return to In-Person Instruction Jan. 25 – A message from Dr. Long and Mrs. Cannavo

Dear Parents & Families, I would first like to thank you for your patience and cooperation during this period of remote learning. We will return to in-person instruction on Monday, Jan. 25.   During the past two weeks, our custodial staff has been working hard to clean and sanitize the entire building. The district has taken …

Notification of 2 COVID cases; remote learning extended through Jan. 22

Dear Parents & Families, The district learned recently of two additional COVID cases in our school community. District leaders are working closely with the health department to supply contact tracing information. Any students or staff members who were considered a close or proximate contact have been contacted by an administrator and will also be contacted …

Jan. 9: Notification of COVID case; K-8 to go fully remote

Dear Parents & Families, The district learned on Jan. 9 of a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Menands School community. District leaders are working closely with the County Department of Health to supply contact tracing information. Any students or staff members who were considered a close or proximate contact have been contacted by a …

Notification of COVID case, updated quarantine protocols

The district learned Friday of two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Menands School community.  For one of the cases, district leaders are working closely with the department of health to supply contact tracing information. Any students or staff members who were considered a close or proximate contact have been contacted by a school administrator …

Form for middle school 2nd semester instruction options now available

As we prepare for the second semester of the 6-8 school year, we would like to give families the option to update their preferences for the model of instruction (in-person or fully virtual) that best meets the needs of their children. Families will also have the opportunity to update their transportation preference. Instruction Options Form …

A message from Dr. Long to the Menands community

Dear Menands Families, As a school and district, we take very seriously our responsibility to not only educate our students, but to ensure their safety, inclusive of their social-emotional well-being. To that end, I felt compelled to reach out in light of the events that occurred yesterday in our nation’s capital. Regardless of one’s political …

Virtual presentation on high school options set for Jan. 12

Grade 8 students and their families are invited to participate in an upcoming virtual presentation on high school options for the 2021-22 school year. As you may know, Menands students have the option to attend high school at Shaker, Colonie, Watervliet, P-Tech, Green Island or Tech Valley. The presentations will feature representatives from Shaker, Colonie, …

It Takes a Village: A letter to our Menands Community

As were near the end of what has been, for many of us, one of the most challenging years of our lives, we as a community remain strong and here for each other. Despite the difficulties the pandemic has brought to our day-to-day lives, Menands residents have continued to support each other and those in …

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