From the Superintendent

Faculty concert and art show

January 22, 2020

The talents of the City School District of Albany’s music and art departments were on display for students, families, staff and community members during Tuesday night&rsqu...

The graduation rate for the Albany High School held steady at 68% for the Class of 2019, according to data the State Education Department released Jan. 16. That is the same rate...

Get a midwinter revitalization on Saturday, Feb. 8, when Albany High School’s advanced cosmetology students will host a Valentine’s Day Spa Day at Abrookin Career an...

Actualizing equity: part one

January 15, 2020

Here in the City School District of Albany, equity means providing each student with the access and opportunities needed to be successful. Take a look at the first in our latest...

Albany High School English teacher Wan Oliviere has reached a professional gold standard: She has joined the ranks of City School District of Albany educators who have earned th...

It’s time to nominate your favorite City School District of Albany volunteer, teacher or staffer for the annual OVATIONS Awards Reception. You can nominate people in on...

Congratulations to the up-and-coming engineers in the Hackett Middle School STEM Club! They took third place overall in the regional Future City Competition held Saturday at the...

Isaac Allen’s spelling ability is out of this G-A-L-A-X-Y. That’s the word the Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School eighth-grader spelled correctly to clinch t...

The City School District of Albany Board of Education appointed Inho Suh as the district’s new director of transportation Thursday night.   Suh comes to Albany fr...

The Albany Friends of Music will host its annual Music Teacher Concert and Faculty Art Show at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Doors open at 6:15...

Falcon Robotics Team 1493 members, families and alums gathered Saturday at Albany High School as they (and the world) watched the debut of the 2020 FIRST Robotics competition se...

The City School District of Albany’s four middle schools, Albany International Center and Tony Clement Center for Education all will dismiss early on Wednesday, Jan. 15 an...

Welcome to 2020!

January 2, 2020

Welcome to the year 2020!   We look forward to continuing our work on equity in education. Please take a moment to view this message from Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams...

Applications are available through Jan. 31 for the lottery to determine September placement in the City School District of Albany’s three magnet elementary schools and one...

Happy Holidays!

December 20, 2019

Happy Holidays from all of us here at the City School District of Albany! What's open and when All City School District of Albany schools will be closed for holiday ...

You probably wouldn’t think of math if you heard the words “division draft.” That is, unless you were in Tiffany Moore’s fifth-grade math class at Giffen...

Talk about all-around learning. Sixth graders in Victoria DeGouff’s and Erin Speed’s classes at O’Neal Middle School on Thursday showed the connections amon...

Survey deadline extended!

December 18, 2019

As the City School District of Albany continues to work through the review process that the State Education Department requires of our schools, we are interested in your input a...

Thank you, Officer Reddix!

December 13, 2019

During the day, Officer Nicole Reddix helps keep kids safe as the full-time school resource officer at Hackett Middle School. At night, she coaches the Junior Falcons girls&rsqu...

As part of our ongoing effort to provide our families and employees with timely and accurate information during urgent safety- and weather-related events, the City School Distri...

Thank you Albany Elks Lodge #49! Each year the organization’s mission includes putting a dictionary into the hands of every third grader in the City of Albany. ...

The New York State Department of Health has selected the City School District of Albany to take part in a survey about childhood weight.   State law requires that a stude...

‘Tis the season for holiday concerts, and there are many opportunities in December to experience the talents of City School District of Albany musicians. Here’s w...

Thanks to a donation from Albany County District Attorney David Soares, the City School District of Albany will have 80 brand-new bikes to distribute this year as incentives to ...

Not everyone would dedicate a book they wrote about a sister with a medical disorder to the person who made fun of her. But Ila, Willow and Nova Buyce aren’t everyone.&nbs...