COVID-19 News

April 2 health updates

April 2, 2020

New items include updates on Chromebook distribution and Google Classroom, and a reminder about the April 7 board meeting

April 1 health updates

April 1, 2020

New updates include Google Classroom guidance, Chromebook distribution, the 2020 Census and picking up medication.

As our community works together through this unprecedented time, the City School District of Albany Board of Education is working to ensure meetings remain accessible to the pub...

March 31 health updates

March 31, 2020

Third-quarter grading information Many families have had questions about third-quarter grades. The City School District of Albany has instructed teachers to calculate third-qua...

March 30 health updates

March 30, 2020

Chromebook distribution to students this week The City School District of Albany is preparing to distribute nearly 1,600 Chromebooks to students this week to help families brid...

March 27 health updates

March 27, 2020

Schools closed until April 15 Governor Cuomo announced Friday through Executive Order 202.11 that all schools in New York will be closed until Wednesday, April 15 due to contin...

March 26 health updates

March 26, 2020

Updated instructional resources for students The City School District of Albany is pleased to announce enhanced and expanded curriculum resources available through the academic...

The City School District of Albany is partnering with the YMCA to offer childcare services for health and emergency-response personnel while district classes are cancelled due t...

March 24 health updates

March 24, 2020

Yellow school buses were winding through the streets of Albany once again Tuesday. Although classes remain cancelled due to COVID-19, it was part of the City School District of ...

March 23 health updates

March 23, 2020

County confirms second district case The Albany County Health Department notified the City School District of Albany on Monday that it has confirmed a second case of COVID-19 i...

Thank you to our students, families, staff and community members for your patience and understanding as we work to address COVID-19 concerns. Take a look at this video messag...

Thank you to all who have signed up for the home delivery option for the City School District of Albany’s meals program. Due to an overwhelming response, we are closing ne...

March 20 health updates

March 20, 2020

A message from Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams As we come to the end of the first week of our cancellation of classes due to COVID-19, I want to acknowledge that we recognize t...

As we come to the end of the first week of our cancellation of classes due to COVID-19, I want to acknowledge that we recognize that this is a difficult time for all of us.&nbsp...

March 19 health updates

March 19, 2020

The City School District of Albany is expanding the “grab and go” meals program to include meals for students for the weekend. Families picking up meals at any of ou...

March 18 health updates

March 18, 2020

In the event of an emergency, parents and guardians who need to pick up medication that is currently stored at school can contact Health Services Coordinator Suzanne McCarthy to...

March 17 health updates

March 17, 2020

The City School District of Albany is updating the plan for the cancellation of classes in response to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order (No. 202.4) issued Monday:   ...

Dear Families: We wanted to let you know that the Albany County Health Department has notified us that we have a confirmed case of COVID-19 involving one of our schools. &nbs...

The City School District of Albany will provide “grab and go” meals to students during the two-week school closure in response to the spread of COVID-19.  Be...

The City School District of Albany is cancelling classes for two weeks out of an abundance of caution in response to the spread of COVID-19. Classes will be cancelled ...

March 12 health updates

March 12, 2020

The City School District of Albany is cancelling all non-essential school and district activities through April 30 out of an abundance of caution due to COVID-19 and related hea...

COVID-19 planning update

March 12, 2020

We sincerely appreciate all the feedback that we are receiving in response to concerns regarding COVID-19. With Albany County confirming two cases in the county Thursday morning...

March 9 health updates

March 9, 2020

The City School District of Albany continues to emphasize frequent hand-washing and other preventative measures to help minimize the spread of germs and illness as the state has...

Dear Families: This has been a difficult flu season for school districts and communities throughout the Capital Region. I am writing to inform you about steps we continue to ...