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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 year.

 

All after-school activities will be cancelled. Please read the following information carefully to assist with your planning.

 

Students 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.

 

Students attending after-school programs at childcare or agencies not located in district schools:

Students regularly transported to childcare or agencies not located in district buildings will be transported to their scheduled after-school drop-off location.

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 School.

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