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
Nov. 26 -- Thanksgiving Recess, no
- Thursday, Nov. 27
-- Thanksgiving Day, no school
Friday, Nov. 28 -- Thanksgiving
Recess, no school
Friday, Dec. 5 --
1st Friday art and
holiday music showcase featuring the work of
district students, Cathedral of All Saints,
6:30-8 p.m. (Details)
Tuesday, Dec. 9 -- Winter
Concerts, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 12 --
Second-quarter interim marking period ends
Wednesday, Dec. 24-Friday, Jan. 2
-- Holiday Recess, no school
Bullying prevention focus of poster contest
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.
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)
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.