Albany School of Humanities (ASH)
108 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12209(click
here for directions)
Fred Engelhardt Jr., Principal
School of Humanities
of three magnet schools in the City School District of
Albany, the mission of Albany School of Humanities (ASH) is
to educate all students to be lifelong learners, capable
decision-makers and positive contributors to their
approach provides students with an overview of diverse
cultures. Students are taught using an innovative
curriculum that incorporates the arts into daily
teaching and learning activities.
For more information about
programs and the application process, please contact the
district's Magnet Office at 475-6551.
Building opens and breakfast
begins -- 7:40 a.m.
School day begins -- 8 a.m.
School day ends -- 2:30 p.m.
After-school child care ends
-- 5:30 p.m.
Points of distinction
Full-day prekindergarten and
New York state Blue Ribbon School of
Excellence -- 1995
Teacher quality partnership with the
University at Albany
After-school child care offered
Thursday, Sept. 4 -- First day
Friday, Sept. 12 -- PBIS
Kick-Off, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 13 -- Applebee's
Pancake Breakfast fundraiser, Route 9W Glenmont
Applebee's, 8-10 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 16
- Dads Take Your Child to School Day
PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Sept. 18 --
Grades 1-6 Open House, 6-7:30 p.m.
- Thursday, Sept. 25
-- No school (Rosh Hashana)
Friday, Sept. 26 -- No school
for students (staff professional development day)
Sunday, Sept. 27 -- Falcon 5K
and Fun Run, Washington Park (Details)
Top teachers get Golden Apples -- The
City School District of Albany celebrated 15 top teachers Oct. 23 at
the 2013 Golden Apple Awards.
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)
to visit the City School District of
Albany's online Photo Gallery.
Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for
any reason, call the school at 462-7258 during the
morning and provide a written excuse when your child
returns to school.