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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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.
Tuesday, Sept. 8
-- First day of classes, freshmen only
9 -- First day of classes,
sophomores, juniors and seniors
Friday, Sept. 11
-- School Picture Day
Monday, Sept. 14
-- Rosh Hashana, no school
15 -- School Picture Day
16 -- Parent Coffee Clutch,
Friday, Sept. 18
-- Hall of Fame Induction and Dinner,
Italian-American Community Center, 6 p.m.
Wall of Fame
Ceremony, 11 a.m.
at Bleecker Stadium, 1 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 21
-- PTSA meeting, 6:45 p.m.
22 -- College Fair,
11 a.m.-1:15 p.m..
23 -- Yom Kippur, no school
24 -- Open House, 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 27
-- Falcon 5K and Fun Run,
Washington Park (Details)
officially underway for new Albany High athletic
field -- Construction
officially got underway for Albany High School's new
athletic field July 21 with a groundbreaking
ceremony that celebrated the historic significance
of the project for the community and the teamwork
that helped get it done. (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.