Students race for the finish line at 2019 Pumpkin Run

Congratulations to all the runners who competed the 2019 Menands School Pumpkin Run! A big ‘thank you’ goes out to the many staff volunteers who pitched in to make it a great event. In the third and fourth grade half mile race, fourth grader Anjan Bonagiri (3:38) finished first overall and was followed closely by …

Vandenberg honored with Friends of Education Award

Menands school counselor Cheri Vandenberg was honored Wednesday evening with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friends of Education Award at the 4th Annual Friends of Education Dinner in Albany. CASDA presents this award to recognize the selfless contributions of individuals who dedicate themselves to serving students and enriching their school communities. Cheri first …

Annual pumpkin contest showcases creativity

Menands students and faculty members had their Halloween spirit and artistic talents on display recently for the annual Create a Character Pumpkin Contest. Among the 57 entries were fan favorites like Spiderman, Dogman, Hello Kitty, Little Red Riding Hood, and Pinkalicious. This year’s winners: Kindergarten – Juan Diego Muniz Sanchez/Jackolantern Grade 1 – Abhi Koripella/The …

Transportation forms now available online

All students who attend private, parochial or high school and need transportation next year, should fill out the following form: Transportation Form. This form is also accessible at menands.org/about-us/forms/ and menands.org/about-us/student-registration/ The deadline is April 15. If you have any questions, please contact Sue McCormick at smccormick@menands.org   

Menands BOE attends NYSSBA conference

Menands Board of Education President Jeff Masline and two other board members attended the 2019 NYSSBA Capital Conference. This is an exceptional professional development opportunity for board members to learn from the NYSSBA governmental relations team, familiarize themselves with the most up-to-date budget information, and hear from and speak with Commissioner MaryEllen Elia.

How we communicate about delays, closings

At times the weather makes travel to school difficult. When this occurs to ensure safety, a decision may be made to delay or cancel the opening of school. We make the decision thoughtfully and as early as possible. The information is posted to our webpage, using the local media/TV, and shared through the Everbridge Notification …

Menands named No. 4 Best Public Middle School in Albany

It is our great pleasure to share with you that it was reported by the Times Union that Menands School was rated as #4 in the ranking of the 2018 Best Public Middle Schools in the Albany Area.  The information was compiled by Niche, and according to their webpage, “is based on a rigorous analysis …

Sign up for Emergency Alert Program

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for the Village of Menands’ Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, school closures and delays, etc. You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as …

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