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Albany School of Humanities

      

Click here for 2015-16 school supplies lists

Arts Appreciation ~ Global Citizenship

Prekindergarten-Grade 6

 

108 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12209(click here for directions)
Phone: 475-6575
Fax: 475-6577

Website: http://albanyschoolofhumanities.weebly.com


C. Fred Engelhardt Jr., Principal

E-mail: fengelhardt@albany.k12.ny.us

 

About Albany School of Humanities
One of three themed 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 community. The humanities 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 ASH, other magnet programs and the application process, please contact the district's Magnet Office at 475-6551.

 

School times

  • 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 kindergarten

  • New York state Blue Ribbon School of Excellence -- 1995

  • Teacher quality partnership with the University at Albany

  • After-school child care offered

Upcoming events

  • Wednesday, Sept. 2 -- Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Open Houses, noon-2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 -- First day of school for 2015-16
  • Friday, Sept. 11 -- PBIS Assembly Kickoff and Matrix Field Trip, 9 a.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 14 -- No school, Rosh Hashana
  • Tuesday, Sept. 15
    • PTA meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Grades 1-6 Open House, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 19 -- Applebee's Pancake Breakfast fundraiser, Route 9W Applebee's, 8-10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 22 -- Dads Take Your Child to School Day
  • Wednesday, Sept. 23 -- No school, Yom Kippur
  • Sunday, Sept. 27 -- Falcon 5K and Fun Run, Washington Park (Details)

    • Same-day registration/packet pickup, 8 a.m.

    • 5K Run, 9:30 a.m.

    • Fun Run, 10:30 a.m.

News and information

  • Click here 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 475-6575 during the morning and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.

 

 

 

 

 

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