Registering for Kindergarten; Important info. and dates

The 2021-22 school year is almost here! We are excited to welcome our new kindergarten students and their families to the Menands community. Registration begins Mar. 4 for families in the Menands Union Free School District with children who turn five years old by Dec. 1, 2021. The first step in the process is to …

Watch 8th grade saxophonists perform “Seven Nation Army”

Music in Our Schools Month continues with a clip from a recent band lesson! Watch 8th grade saxophonists Sanvi Jaju and Tanisha Muralimanohar perform Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes, featuring Mrs. Hayes on the trombone! Embedded YouTube video of 8th grade saxophonists perform Seven Nation Army

4th graders ‘desk drum’ to Dua Lipa (Video)

March is Music in our Schools Month! Our 4th graders have been working on their desk drumming with Mrs. Hayes. Here they are performing ‘Don’t Start Now’ by Dua Lipa. In addition to learning the different rhythms, students came up with their own choreography! Embedded YouTube video of desk drumming to Dua Lipa

Menands honors Black History Month through artwork

We are so impressed by the creativity and conviction our students and staff put into their displays in celebration of Black History Month! The artwork you see here coincided with important classroom lessons and discussions focused on recognizing the accomplishments and significance of Black Americans, past and present. See our public Facebook album with more …

Grade 8 transition to Shaker HS: Watch the presentation

Grade 8 students and families, Administrators and teachers at Shaker High School have put together a comprehensive video presentation to help incoming 9th graders familiarize themselves with the school. Click on the link below to learn more about Shaker and each subject area. Grade 8 transition to Shaker HS presentation Take a look at the …

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