2019-20 School Supply Lists

All school supply lists are listed below. Mrs. Wasserman’s Supply List Kindergarten Supply List First Grade Supply List Second Grade Supply List Third Grade Supply List Fourth Grade Supply List Fifth Grade Supply List Music K-8 Spanish K-8 Home and Careers Physical Education K-8 Health Education Library Supplies Art ELA Grades 6-8 Social Studies Grades …

2019-20 District Wide School Safety Plan

Introduction and Purpose School safety is the job of the entire school community. This effort requires leadership and coordination by school administration, and involvement and participation  from all sectors of  the school community. New York State school districts are required to develop a district-wide school safety plan to help school officials identify and respond to …

Register for Menands Summer Park Program

As summer is quickly approaching, please take a moment to consider enrolling your children in the Menands Summer Park Program, hosted by the Village of Menands. Programs run daily from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday, July 8 to Tuesday, August 20 at the Ganser-Smith Memorial Park, 53 Menands Road.  The park is a great place …

Menands chorus to perform at Times Union Center June 6

On Thursday, June 6, the Menands School chorus will perform at the Times Union Center with the American Young Voices. Conducted by Francisco Nunez, the American Young Voices choir will have thousands of students from all over the Capital District. Please go to www.americanyoungvoices.com for tickets or more information

Proposed 2019-20 budget maintains programs; keeps levy under limit

Menands residents will visit the polls on Tuesday, May 21 to vote on a proposed $9.04 million spending plan for the 2019-2020 school year. Under the board’s adopted budget for the 2019-2020 school year, spending would increase by $307,987 over the current year, or by 3.53 percent. Increased high school tuition rates, special education costs …

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   

Superintendent Message: Capital Project Update

Since breaking ground on Oct. 30, 2018, the building and grounds have already undergone significant changes, as part of the voter-approved capital project.  The first of three additions is nearing completion. This will result in the new and enlarged cafeteria being open to students upon the return from April break. The work on the two …

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.