1st Trimester Sports/Clubs Wrap-Up

Tennis Club We’ve had an exciting trimester of tennis club! In this club, students learned all of the basic tennis skills along with the rules of play necessary for a match.  Some things we learned this trimester were, scoring, forehand hits, backhand hits, serves, volleys, positioning, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Many students were so excited about …

Registration open for 2nd trimester clubs and activities

Online registration for second trimester clubs and activities is now open. Visit our Clubs and Activities page to sign up for your preferred extra-curricular.  Please note that online registration will remain open until the maximum number of registrants is reached. Trimester two runs December 9 to March 20.

Students recognized at Q1 Citizen/Scholar/Honor Roll Assembly

More than 60 Menands students were recognized Thursday at the first quarter Citizen/Scholar/Honor Roll Assembly. “This is such an exciting and rewarding day,” Principal Antonietta Schroeder said. “It sets the tone and the expectation that we’re here to help each other and also recognize hard work.” Citizen – K-4 and 5-8 This award recognizes students …

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.

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