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Albany School of Humanities

      

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

  • Saturday, July 18 -- 2015 Summer Celebration in Krank Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 -- First day of school for 2015-16

News and information

  • Sen. Gillibrand visits ASH to advocate for health school meals -- U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited ASH on June 8 to advocate for continued federal funding to support programs that provide students and communities with healthy meals during the school year and throughout the summer. Sen. Gillibrand was joined by U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, Superintendent Marguerite Vanden Wyngaard, Ph.D., Board of Education President Ginnie Farrell, Mayor Kathy Sheehan, several ASH students and others. The senator vowed to protect healthier food standards and programs for schools as Congress prepares to debate child-nutrition standards. Please visit our District News section to read more.

  • Bullying prevention focus of poster contest -- During the next month, fourth- and fifth-graders in the City School District of Albany will have the opportunity to show off their bully-prevention smarts and their artistic skills in a poster contest. And the winning work will be featured on a billboard on I-90. (MORE)

  • Free breakfast, lunch for all district students -- All City School District of Albany students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch each day at their school during the 2014-15 school year.(MORE)

  • 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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