Arts Appreciation ~ Global Citizenship
108 Whitehall Road, Albany, NY 12209(click
here for directions)
Fred Engelhardt Jr., Principal
School of Humanities
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
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
Teacher quality partnership with the
University at Albany
After-school child care offered
Friday, Sept. 30
-- First-quarter interim marking period
Monday, Oct. 3 -- Rosh
Hashana, no school for students
Friday, Oct. 7 -- K
Grandparent/Good Friend Day, 12:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 10
-- Columbus Day, no school
Tuesday, Oct. 11
-- Superintendent's Conference Day, no
school for students
12 -- Yom Kippur, no school
Thursday, Oct. 13
-- Literacy Night, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 18
-- PTA meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 26
-- Building Leadership Team meeting,
Friday, Oct. 28
-- R.O.A.R Rally, 1:30 p.m.
State recognizes ASH
The New York State Board of Regents recognized
popular Albany School of Humanities sixth-grade
teacher Olaiya Curtis-Morris with the Helen Bach
Moss Better Beginnings Award during the school’s
Moving-Up Ceremony on June 23.
Please visit our District News section to read
more. Congratulations to Curtis-Morris on this
Showtime for ASH
students at Proctor's
Daily Gazette reported on the
Albany School of Humanities (ASH) field trip to
Proctor's Theater in Schenectady on Dec. 4 for a
performance of "The Nutcracker" ballet.
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.