Focusing on communication and the
700 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12203(click
here for directions)
House Principal: Jodi O'Connor
Theme Coordinator: Amanda Weklar
Home School Coordinator: Aaron Harrell
Guidance Counselors: Kimberly Baker and Jennifer
Phone: 475-6260Phone: 475-6260
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Albany High lottery applications available for 2015-16
Applications are available online for the
lottery to determine placement in Albany High School's four academies
for the 2015-16 school year.
to download one.
An application will
be mailed to the home of each current eighth-grader. After Nov. 1,
additional applications will be available from your child's guidance
counselor and at Central Registration,
located at 75 Watervliet Ave.
Each of Albany High’s
academies has its own unique theme: Citizenship, Discovery, Leadership
and Innovation. These physically smaller learning environments are
designed to help students feel connected, involved and engaged.
Students are assigned to each
academy through a lottery, and they
need to submit a lottery application to increase their chances of
entering the academy of their choice.
The lottery is open to all incoming freshmen,
new students and current Albany High students wishing to change
The deadline to apply is Nov. 21, and the
lottery will be held Dec. 11.
About Discovery Academy
Discovery Academy theme focuses on communications and
the arts. Albany High's English electives are offered in
Discovery Academy and available to all students, as are
Career and Technical Education programs in clothing and
textiles, housing and environment, career and financial
management, clothing production and cosmetology, and
Career Explorations programs in communications and the
A unique feature of Discovery Academy
is a state-of-the-art multi-media production facility
that includes equipment for muse and video recording. Discovery Academy also makes
great use of
Albany High's existing theater, music and art spaces.
- Friday, Nov. 7 --
First quarter ends
Saturday, Nov. 8 -- SAT
exam, 8 a.m.
Monday, Nov. 10
- Staff professional
development day, no school for students
Varsity, JV and freshman winter sports
- Tuesday, Nov. 11
-- Veterans Day, no school
Monday, Nov. 17 -- PTSA
meeting, 6:45 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19 --
Curriculum Fair, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21 --
Parent-Teacher Conference Day, no school
Wednesday, Nov. 26 -- Thanksgiving
Recess, no school
Thursday, Nov. 27 --
Thanksgiving Day, no school
Friday, Nov. 28 --
Thanksgiving Recess, no school
Albany High students reap multicultural achievement honors
Thirty-seven Albany High School seniors will be honored Saturday as
recipients of the University at Albany's 2014 Multicultural High
School Achievers Award. (MORE)
Free breakfast, lunch for all district students --
All City School District
of Albany students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch
each day at their school during the 2014-15 school year.(MORE)
Click here to see the City School District of
Albany's online Photo
Breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m.
begin at 7:50 a.m.
Dismissal is at 2:50 p.m.
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.