Welcome back letter from Principal Cannavo and first day packet

It is hard to believe we are just weeks away from the opening of the 2021-22 school year. We have been busy preparing for our students and teachers to return and are excited for our first day of classes on Thursday, Sept. 9. School begins at 8:10 a.m. and students are dismissed at 3:03 p.m. …

Aug. 10: Opening school letter to families

Dear Menands Parent & Families, As we approach the start of the school year, like parents across the region, we are sure you are wondering what the new school year will look like.   We have recently learned that schools will not be receiving the anticipated guidance from the NYS Health Department.  Thus we will be …

Aug. 9 presentation on plan for opening school

Superintendent Long presenting more information on school opening in September at the Aug. 9 board of education meeting. The district is following recommended guidance from the CDC, Albany County DOH, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the State Education Dept. as it develops a plan for a full return to school on September 9. The …

Colonie Youth Center before and aftercare program coming to Menands

The Colonie Youth Center has been providing youth recreation since 1965 and began providing before-school and after-school care in the early 1980’s. CYC will begin operating the before and after school program at Menands School in September 2021.  Program Hours Before Care: 7 a.m. until the start of school. After Care: School dismissal until 6 …

School Supply Lists

Please note, this information is subject to change based on further guidance that could impact COVID protocols, though we anticipate it would be minimal. In addition, if securing the requested materials is problematic for any reason, please contact Liz Mentiply at 518-465-4561 ext. 119 or lmentiply@menands.org so we can assist you with getting the needed …

2021-22 COVID-19 Information and Updates

Sept. 13: One positive case of COVID-19 July 16 letter to families Aug. 9 opening school presentation Aug. 10 letter to families and remote learning survey Aug. 12 State Education Dept. Guidance Aug. 23: Layered Mitigation Protocol Resource Website for Menands Families COVID-19 has caused a lot of uncertainty for our society. Financial, mental and …

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