Annual emergency preparedness drill planned Oct. 6
N.Y. (Sept. 26, 2017) -- All City School District of Albany schools
will dismiss 15 minutes early Friday, Oct. 6 to participate in the
annual Go Home Early emergency
preparedness drill. The State Education Department requires all schools
to conduct this test each year.
after-school activities will be cancelled.
student-athletes will be permitted to return to their athletic venues at
At early dismissal,
Albany High School student-athletes should report to the bleachers on
the main field (adjacent to the Washington Avenue parking lot).
Student-athletes at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School should
report to the baseball field.
Please read the following information carefully to assist with your
planning for after-school programs.
attending after-school programs in district buildings:
after-school programs will not be offered Oct. 6, you must pick up your
student(s) at their regular school building 15 minutes before the
school’s regular dismissal time. There will not be transportation to
other district buildings where after-school programs normally are
attending after-school programs at childcare or agencies not located in
Students regularly transported to childcare or agencies not located in
district buildings will be transported to their scheduled after-school
make appropriate arrangements at home and with childcare providers for
the early arrival of your children on Oct. 6.
Please also note that all district schools and
offices also will be closed Monday, Oct. 9 in
observance of Columbus Day.