Friday, the 2015-16 school year ended in a
flurry of moving-up ceremonies and other
year officially comes to a close with
graduation ceremonies for Albany High
School's Class of 2016 on Sunday at 2 p.m.
at the University at Albany's SEFCU arena.
all our students. Have a safe and happy
with statewide award
New York State Board of Regents recognized popular Albany School of
Humanities sixth-grade teacher Olaiya Curtis-Morris with the Helen Bach
Moss Better Beginnings Award during the school’s Moving-Up Ceremony on
The award honors one elementary teacher from New York state each
year. It recognizes teachers
gifted in finding and nurturing the strengths of each student, and
fostering trusting relationships among students, parents, teachers and
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ENL, Refugee Services
recognized for expanding role
Capital Region Refugee Roundtable presented the
City School District of Albany English as a New
Language and Refugee Services Department with a
2016 Recognition Award on Monday, honoring the
district's commitment to serve that rapidly
growing segment of the city and school
"This award symbolizes the very specific
outreach the district has done to build
community rapport and trust and
collaboration," Director Thomas Giglio said. "This is really
the culmination of that work in our
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to read more.
about a trio of brothers who dominate Albany
High School tennis, a community mosaic that
district students are helping create,
graduating seniors' reflections on their
high school experience and much more in the
spring edition of Capital Education!
A print version of
the newsletter will be arriving at Albany
homes within the week.
This summer, the City
School District of Albany will offer a range of programs for students in elementary
school, middle school and high
The district also will offer specialized programs for students
with disabilities and "newcomer" students who are English-language
learners. Many of these programs are designed to help students meet
the state's rising academic standards and tougher graduation
of Famers named
A Fortune 500 executive, a TV
meteorologist and a principal of the former Street Academy will join
the ranks of those enshrined in the City School District of Albany
Hall of Fame this year.
The members of the Class of 2016 will be
inducted Sept. 16-17 in conjunction with Homecoming weekend.