39 Menands students become published authors

In December, Menands Middle School students were challenged to write a mini-saga, a story told in just 100 words, on the theme of “trapped.” 39 students had their selections chosen for publication in SOS Sagas: Trapped.  The book will be published in April.  6th Grade   Mohamed Hassen Amora Burton Kefy Diefenderfer Vivaan Bejjensky Nana Kyiretwie …

12-29 Important Information and Updates

Dear Parents & Families, The district learned during the break of 2  new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Menands School community. District leaders worked closely with the Albany 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 …

Join our Virtual Parents Night!

Introduction from Dr. Long and Mrs. Cannavo Kindergarten Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. Maldonado 1st Grade Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. Malkiewicz Mrs. Nersesian Mrs. Keppler 2nd Grade Mrs. Sposito Ms. Trainor 3rd Grade Mrs. Stanton Mrs. Wroblewski 4th Grade Ms. Hallett Ms. McQuade and Ms. Albert 5th Grade Ms. Albert and Ms. McQuade Academic Intervention Services …

Meet our new staff members! (Updated 8/28)

Please join us in welcoming and learning about our three newest staff members! Domenica Hallett, Elementary Teacher Hello! My name is Domenica Hallett, and I’m excited to expand my teaching career as part of the Menands family. Previously, I’ve worked in Charleston, SC as a fourth grade teacher. Most recently, I worked in the Albany …

Aug. 10 board meeting to be held remotely, livestreamed

The Board of Education meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 10 will take place via remote video conference, with a livestream for the public. Join the meeting livestream Meeting password: BOEJOIN (this should auto-fill) Follow along with the meeting agenda. If you are unable to attend, a recording of the meeting will be …

August 13 update from Dr. Long & Mrs. Cannavo

Dear Parents and Families, As we get closer to the start of the 2020-21 school year, we provide the following updates and information, some of which has been communicated previously and some new or updated. The district has developed a re-opening plan and submitted it to both the NYS Education Department, and the NYS Department …

A welcome letter from our new principal, Jennifer Cannavo!

Dear Menands School Families, I am honored to return to Menands School as your Building Principal. I will have the privilege to serve the students, families and staff members beginning July 1, 2020. I am excited for this opportunity and looking forward to developing partnerships with the school community. This summer, I will begin my …

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