Albany High School News

No school for students Friday

September 17, 2020

There is no school for students on Friday in the City School District of Albany. Schools are closed so that faculty and staff may attend professional development sessions. ...

Message about Night School

September 16, 2020

The following message is from Albany High School Principal Jodi Commerford. Dear Students and Families, I am dismayed to inform you that Albany High School will not be off...

September ACT exams cancelled

September 11, 2020

The ACT exams scheduled for Sept. 12 and Sept. 19 at Albany High School have been cancelled. The next opportunity to take the ACT at Albany High is Oct. 24. The SAT exams sch...

Schedule for Friday

September 10, 2020

All Albany High School students will have an orientation session and meeting with their advisory “pod” teacher on Friday (tomorrow) starting at noon. Students can...

The City School District of Albany will implement an in-person instructional model for students in prekindergarten through grade 6, and a virtual model for students in grades 7-...

The following message is from Albany High School Principal Jodi Commerford. Dear Families: Hello, and welcome to the start of a new – and very different – scho...

The City School District of Albany Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to continue finalizing plans for the 2020-21 school year under pressure from massive state budget r...

District closed Friday, Monday

September 3, 2020

All City School District of Albany schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday and Monday in observance of Labor Day. The district will be back in business on Tu...

Hello! I hope you have enjoyed the summer. It has been a busy one for all of us as we prepare for new challenges and opportunities in what will be a very different new school ye...

Yearbook update

August 28, 2020

Lifetouch, the company that is printing our 2020-21 yearbook, has informed us that production slowdown due to COVID-19 continues to delay delivery of the yearbooks. Please se...

The Albany Board of Education on Thursday approved the appointment of Roderick W. Gilmour III as principal of Albany High School’s Leadership Academy.  Gilmour joi...

Faced with a budget shortfall that could range as high as $26 million due to state and federal aid reductions related to the COVID-19 crisis, the City School District of Albany ...

Sign up for text alerts

August 19, 2020

A reminder that families can sign up to receive text alerts through School Messenger by simply texting “Y” or “YES” to 67587. To receive these text al...

Two Albany High School students have been selected to take part in a prestigious fellowship program started by former President Barack Obama. The New York State Education Dep...

Albany High's Summer School 2020 began July 7, and all classes are virtual. All registered students may access their summer schedule via their schooltool profile at htt...

Graduation 2020

June 30, 2020

What a weekend! The City School District of Albany proudly celebrated the Albany High School Class of 2020 on Saturday and Sunday with 16 in-person graduations. In accordance...

For almost 11 years, and for no pay, Bill Stoneman has tended gardens and engaged students at two City School District of Albany schools through the Vegetable Project.   ...

Commencement ceremonies for the Albany High School Class of 2020 will take place on Saturday and Sunday. For health and safety reasons, Graduation 2020 will consist of: ...

Top 10 Falcons

June 22, 2020

In recognition of their outstanding academic careers, the top 10 graduating seniors from Albany High School’s Class of 2020 continued the tradition of “climbing...

Attention seniors: Caps and gowns will be distributed Tuesday, June 16 and Wednesday, June 17. For health and safety reasons, we have staggered the times and days you can pic...

The delivery of yearbooks has been delayed by factory closures caused by COVID-19. Therefore, yearbooks will not be available for pickup next week during locker cleanout as orig...

The rapid closure of schools due to COVID-19 health concerns did not allow time for our students to collect personal items left at Albany High School and Abrookin Career an...

Albany High School students took a world view of possible responses to COVID-19 at virtual Model United Nations conference they hosted on Saturday. Joining the Albany High st...