Fifth graders host Latin American Festival

Students in Ms. McQuade’s fifth grade class presented research projects on their chosen Latin American countries as a part of the fifth grade Latin American Festival. Parents were invited to listen to students talk about the geography, language and culture of their respective countries. 

Are you ready? Annual ‘A-Z Days’ begin on Monday, May 16

A-Z Days, an annual Menands School tradition, will begin on Monday, May 16 until the end of the school year. Each school day will have a respective theme corresponding with a letter of the alphabet, such as Dance Day and Joke Day, leading up to the last day of school. Below, you will find a …

Menands students learn about STEM in and outside the classroom

Students across all grade levels are learning about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) in the classroom and beyond. Kindergarten classes are currently participating in the ABC’s of STEM program through the Capital Region BOCES Education Support Services division. The program, which is sponsored by industry leaders in the STEM field such as GlobalFoundries, provides …

Evening of the Arts returns after two years on May 17

Dear Parents & Families, We are excited to share that we will be hosting our Evening of the Arts on Tuesday May 17, coinciding with our school budget vote and Board of Education elections.  For the past two years, we were unable to hold the event as we traditionally would, due to COVID-19 restrictions. This …

Students learn about rainbows with The Children’s Museum at Saratoga

Students in Mrs. Kennedy’s kindergarten class had the opportunity to learn about the science and myth behind rainbows as a part of the Catching Rainbows program with Ben LaPoint of The Children’s Museum at Saratoga. Mr. LaPoint read “Why?: A Sciencey, Rhymey Guide to Rainbows” by Billy Dunne to the class before helping them create …

2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Information

The Menands School is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Kindergarten class. Families that intend to register their children may access the student registration packet on our website or request a mailed copy. Upon completion, a registration appointment with the registrar is required. To schedule a registration appointment, or if you have any questions regarding …

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