and preparation for the global community
700 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12203(click
here for directions)
House Principal: Michael Panetta
Theme Coordinator: Brigid Dodson
Home School Coordinator: Lionel Harris
Guidance Counselors: Laurie Bebb and Warren
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About Citizenship Academy
Citizenship Academy's theme focuses on critical thinking
and preparing for the global economy. Albany High's
advanced math electives are offered in Citizenship
Academy and available to all students, as are Career and
Technical Education programs in culinary arts and professional
cooking and baking, and Career Explorations programs in
accounting, banking and finance, and law and criminal
justice. Citizenship Academy also is home to the
Early College High School program, where juniors
become Hudson Valley Community College freshmen and are
dually enrolled in college and high school.
A unique feature of Citizenship
Academy is a courtroom, complete with a
judge's bench, witness stand, jury box, counsel tables
and seating for a courtroom audience. The courtroom
is home to Albany High's Youth Court program, and also will be equipped with a network of
audio-visual and information technology.
- Monday, Dec. 9 -- PTSA
meeting, 6:45 p.m.
- Wednesday, Dec. 11 --
Winter Concert featuring Vocal Music, Orchestra
and Symphonic Band, 7 p.m.
- Thursday, Dec. 12 --
Financial Aid Night, 6-8:30 p.m.
- Friday, Dec. 13 --
Second-quarter interim marking period ends
- Saturday, Dec.14 -- ACT
- Wednesday, Dec. 18 --
Winter Concert featuring Select Choir, Advanced
Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, 7 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 23-Friday, Jan. 3
-- Holiday Recess
- Thursday, Jan. 9 --
Blood drive, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Saturday, Jan. 11 --
Debate Tournment, Shenendehowa High School,
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 13 -- PTSA
meeting, 6:45 p.m.
- Thursday, Jan. 16 --
College Information Night for sophomores and
juniors and their parents, 6:30-8 p.m.
(snow date Jan. 23)
- Saturday, Jan. 18 --
Chess Tournament, 10 a.m.
- Monday, Jan. 20 --
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no school
- Thursday, Jan. 23 --
Falcon Parent Academy, 6 p.m.
- Friday, Jan. 24 --
Second quarter ends
- Monday, Jan. 27-Thursday, Jan 30
-- Regents exams
- Friday, Jan. 31 --
Superintendent's Conference Day, no school
New community centers bolster students and
families -- The
City School District of Albany has partnered with
the State University of New York’s Office of the
Education Pipeline and the Boys and Girls Clubs of
Albany to provide new after-school programs for 400
students, including 100 ninth-graders at Albany High
Program to discuss services for
transitioning students --
The City School District of Albany's Special
Education Department will host a Nov. 6 program
about services for students with disabilities who
are transitioning from high school to college or
The program will be held from 6:30-7:45 p.m. in the
Albany High School media center. (MORE)
Falcon pride on display during Homecoming,
Hall of Fame weekend -- Six new members
enshrined in the
Hall of Fame. A large and enthusiastic turnout
for the Homecoming parade. Gorgeous fall weather. A
near-miss by the Albany High School football team.
It was almost a perfect weekend as Albany High and
the City School District of Albany celebrated the
Homecoming and Hall of Fame 2013. The weekend began
with an Oct. 17 pep rally at Albany High.
Festivities continued at the Oct. 18 Hall of Fame
dinner and inductions, which drew some 125 people. (MORE)
Albany High seniors named National Merit
semifinalist, commended scholar --
An Albany High School senior
has been named a semifinalist in the competition for
prestigious National Merit Scholarships, ranking him
among top students in the United States.
District launches new monthly TV program
The City School District
of Albany is launching a new monthly television
program on Channel Albany/Channel 18, one of the
city’s new public-access channels. The first edition
of “Capital Education” airs Tuesday, Oct. 15, at
7:30 p.m. (MORE)
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Albany's online Photo
If your child is absent from school
for any reason, please call the attendance office
at 475-6210 each day of the absence. When your child returns to
school, please provide a written excuse and a doctor's
note if one is available.