Early dismissal Oct. 5 for emergency preparedness drill
ALBANY, N.Y. (Oct. 3, 2012) – All City School District of Albany
schools will dismiss 15 minutes early Friday, Oct. 5 to participate in
the annual Go Home Early emergency preparedness drill. The State
Education Department requires all schools to conduct this test each
after-school activities will be cancelled.
Please read the
following information carefully to assist with your planning.
attending after-school programs in district buildings:
Since after-school programs will not be offered Oct. 5, you must pick up
your student(s) at their regular school building 15 minutes before the
school’s regular dismissal time.
There will not be
transportation to other district buildings where after-school programs
normally are offered.
attending after-school programs at childcare or agencies not located in
Students regularly transported to childcare or agencies not located in
district buildings will be transported to their scheduled after-school
Please make appropriate arrangements at home and with childcare
providers for the early arrival of your children on Oct. 5.
The mission of the City School District of
Albany is to educate and nurture all students to be
responsible citizens, critical thinkers and lifelong learners to
successfully compete in the global community by providing an
academically rigorous and safe environment in partnership with parents,
students and the community. The district serves about 8,600
students in 15
elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to neighborhood
schools, the district includes several magnet schools and programs, as
well as other innovative academic opportunities for students,
including four themed academies at Albany High