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 …

June 22 board meeting to be held remotely, livestreamed

The Board of Education meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday June 22 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 …

A-Z Countdown

Dear Families, Our 3rd Annual A-Z Countdown is coming to a close! It has been so much fun seeing all the students in Menands come together on the A-Z Google Classroom. We kicked off last week with our very first Virtual Field Day, got ready for the retirees’ parade, listened to Mrs. Schroeder read I …

More Yearbooks Available

We are going ahead with a second shipment of yearbooks.  We have 16 yearbooks that need to be sold.  Please email yearbook@menands.org if you would like to purchase one.  If you already reached out, we will be contacting you with updated information.

Message from Supt. Long on June 9 Budget Vote

Dear Parents & Families, I hope this communication finds you well.  Had things not changed in light of COVID-19, school districts across New York State would be holding their annual budget votes and school board elections today.  An Executive Order by Governor Cuomo altered not only the vote date, but the manner in which it …

May 11 update from Supt. Long

Dear Parents & Families, Earlier this month the Governor announced that New York State schools would remain closed through the end of the school year.  Though we understand the reasons behind this decision, it was not what we had hoped for.  We very much wanted to be able to come together, if even briefly, to …

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