Sept. 14 board meeting to be livestreamed

Menands Board of Education members will meet in-person Monday at 6:30 p.m. for the first time since March. In order to adhere to social distancing guidelines, the meeting will not be open for members of the public to attend in-person, so a livestream will be available. Join the Sept. 14 meeting livestream Meeting password: BOEJOIN …

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 …

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 …

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