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
- Friday, April 11 -- 2014-15
prekindergarten lottery at Thomas O'Brien Academy of
Science and Technology (TOAST), 10 a.m.
- Monday, April 14-Friday, April 18
-- Spring recess, no school
- Monday, April 21 -- 2014-15
prekindergarten registration begins
- Tuesday, April 22 -- Earth
- Wednesday, April 30 -- New
York State math exams, grades 3-8
- Thursday, May 1 -- New York
State math exams, grades 3-8
- Friday, May 2
- New York State math exams, grades
- Faculty and staff appreciation lunch
- Friday, May 9 -- Fourth
quarter interim marking period ends
- Saturday, May 10 --
Community Open House and Plant Sale, 9
- Monday, May 12 -- Mother's
Day Breakfast, 7:30-8 a.m.
- Tuesday, May 13 -- PTA
meeting, 6-7 p.m.
- Monday, May 19 -- General
prekindergarten and kindergarten registration begins
- Tuesday, May 20 -- SCHOOL BUDGET VOTE
- Monday, May 26 -- Memorial
Day, no school
News and information
celebrate lessons learned --
The 101 students who took part
in this year's Scholars' Institute gathered at The
Sage College of Albany March 26 to share their
knowledge and celebrate their hard work during the
past six months. (MORE)
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.