on global leadership in business, legal studies and
700 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12203(click
here for directions)
House Principal: Jennifer Houlihan
Theme Coordinator: Amanda Weklar
Home School Coordinator: Torrie Chapple-Chapman
Guidance Counselors: Kristi Koldis and Karen Moorby
Visit Albany High School's website
Albany High School Counseling Center website
Visit the Parent-Teacher-Student Association website
Leadership Academy theme focuses on civil and social
responsibilities. Albany High's social studies and
foreign language electives are offered in Leadership
Academy (except Spanish 1, which is offered in all four
academies) and are available to all students. So are
Career and Technical Education programs in health
services and occupations, nursing, emergency medical
technician training, early childhood education and
adolescent psychology, and Career Explorations programs
in health and education.
A unique feature of
Leadership Academy is
a large-group instruction room designed to simulate the
General Assembly Room at the United Nations. Students
will use the U.N. Room for international debates, multimedia
presentations, guest presentations and research.
- Thursday, Sept. 25 --
Rosh Hashana, no school
- Friday, Sept. 26 --
Staff development day, no school
- Sunday, Sept 28 --
Falcon 5K and Fun Run, Washington Park (Details)
Friday, Oct. 3
interim marking period
Saturday, Oct. 4 -- Tech
Valley Robot Rumble featuring Albany High
Robotics Team, Ballston Spa High School,
8:45 a.m. (Details)
10 -- Hall of Fame Dinner and
Inductions, Italian-American Community Center,
Saturday, Oct. 11
- SAT exam, 8 a.m.
Wall of Fame Ceremony, 11 a.m.
Homecoming Parade, noon (starting
in Washington Avenue parking lot and
proceeding to Bleecker Stadium)
Homecoming Game vs.Shenendehowa,
Bleecker Stadium, 1 p.m.
Homecoming Dance, 7 p.m.
- Monday, Oct. 13
-- Columbus Day, no school
Wednesday, Oct. 15 --
Hispanic Heritage Celebration, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16 -- Blood
Drive, 8 a.m.-2:15 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 20 -- PTSA
meeting, 6:45 p.m.
- Friday, Oct. 24 --
2015-16 academy lottery applications available
- Saturday, Oct. 25 --
ACT exam, 8 a.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.