41 North Allen St., Albany, NY 12203
(click here for directions)
The school's mission is to
provide a community of support for the “whole child” as
it strives for academic excellence on the journey of
life-long learning. To achieve that mission,
administrators, faculty and staff work hard at
establishing a learning community that actively develops
and implements best practices.
School day begins:
School day ends:
After-school child care ends:
Points of distinction
Full-day prekindergarten and kindergarten
Voluntary school uniforms
Recognized by the New York State Department of
Education in 2006, 2007 and 2008 for strong academic
One of 11 schools in the nation certified for
environmental stewardship through the Audubon
Cooperative Sanctuary Program
Tuesday, Dec. 10 -- PTA meeting,
- Friday, Dec. 13 --
Second-quarter interim marking period ends
- Thursday, Dec. 19 --
Winter Concerts, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 23-Friday, Jan. 3
- Tuesday, Jan. 14 -- PTA
meeting, 6-7 p.m.
- Thursday, Jan. 16 -- Martin
Luther King Jr. Celebration, 1 p.m.
- Monday, Jan. 20 -- Martin
Luther King Jr. Day, no school
- Friday, Jan. 24 -- Second
- Friday, Jan. 31 --
Superintendent's Conference Day, no school
News and information
Pine Hills leaders on 'GNA! --
Students in third-grade teacher Deann Lynch's class
worked with WGNA/107.7 FM radio personality Richie
Phillips in October to create a song about
leadership that the station played on the air Oct.
16. The students' lyrics include: "Be responsible.
Take initiative. Tips we give for a way to live."
It's part of WGNA's Reading, Writing and Rhyming
Program. The students also created a song about
anti-bullying that also will be played on the air.
Visit WGNA's website to check out their work.
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)
Click here to visit the
City School District of Albany Photo Gallery.
Absence from school
If your child is absent
from school for any reason, call the school at 475-6725
during the morning and provide a written excuse when
your child returns to school.