Montessori Magnet School
65 Tremont St.,
Albany, NY 12205 (click here for directions)
Principal: Malik A.
of three magnet schools in the City School District of
Albany, the mission of Montessori Magnet School is to
create and support the development of a responsible,
culturally diverse community of individual learners
through diligent work in and adherence to the Montessori
philosophy and method. The school began in 1993 and for
12 years was located in the former Cathedral Academy
near Lincoln Park. In 2005, the school moved to its
current home -- a new building in Westland Hills
equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
For more information about the
program and application process, please contact the
district's Magnet Office at 475-6551.
Building opens: 7:35 a.m.
Breakfast begins: 7:40 a.m.
School day begins: 8 a.m.
School day ends: 2:30 p.m.
After-school child care ends:
prekindergarten and kindergarten
public Montessori School in the Capital District
An environmental focus that is
student directed (with recycling, gardening, waste
reduction and composting programs)
April 11 -- Magnet-elementary school
and prekindergarten lotteries at Thomas O'Brien
Academy of Science and Technology, 10 a.m.
Monday, April 14-Friday, April 18
-- Spring recess, no school
Monday, April 21 -- Magnet-elementary
school and prekindergarten registration begins
(through May 9)
- Monday, April 28
-- Mother's Day flower sale begins
Wednesday, April 30 -- New York State
math exams, grades 3-8
- Thursday, May
1 -- New York State math exams,
- Friday, May 2 --
New York State math exams, grades 3-8
Monday, May 5 -- Building
Leadership Team meeting, 3 p.m.
Friday, May 9 -- Fourth quarter interim
marking period ends
- Thursday May 15
-- MCC meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 16 -- Variety Show,
- Monday, May 19 --
General prekindergarten and kindergarten
- Tuesday, May 20
-- SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE
May 21 -- Earth Day Celebration
Monday, May 26 -- Memorial Day,
- Thursday, May 29 --
Spring Concert, 7 p.m.
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)
School in the
news -- Fifth-grade teacher Jannine Walton
was among the educators interviewed for
an Oct. 16 Times Union
story about the state's Common Core Learning
School in the
news -- The front page of
the Oct. 11 TImes Union
included photos from the "Day in the Life of
the Hudson River" field trip fourth-grade students
enjoyed the previous day.
Absence from school
child is absent from school for any
reason, call 475-6675 during the
morning and provide a written excuse
when your child returns to school.