Albany School of Humanities News

November Newsletter

November 7, 2019

ASH's November newsletter is now available online.

Thank you Albany Fire Department! On Nov. 7, Albany School of Humanities welcomed firefighters Sean, Frank and Mike from the Delaware Ave. (No. 4) house. The prekindergart...

Wintry weather reminders

November 5, 2019

With the leaves and the temperatures both falling, it’s time to start planning ahead for wintry weather and the possibility of school closings or delays.  The City...

Check out the new look for the City School District of Albany's quarterly newsletter “Capital Education.” The fall edition is available online now.  P...

Safety update for families

October 31, 2019

I am writing to inform you that the Albany Police Department is investigating an incident involving a 12-year-old boy that occurred earlier this week on South Manning Boulevard....

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...

Lantern Parade fun!

October 25, 2019

On Nov. 3, Albany School of Humanities students and staff will participate in the 4th Annual Albany Lantern Parade in Washington Park. During the week of Oct. 21-25, students...

School safety update

October 21, 2019

Albany police on Monday arrested a 17-year old in connection with his Sunday Facebook post indicating that he would be involved in a shooting at Albany High School. City Scho...

Fall Literacy Night

October 17, 2019

Thanks to the staff who organized and the families who participated in the Albany School of Humanities Literacy Night on Oct. 16. Visit our district Facebook page to v...

Hats for cash at ASH

October 11, 2019

Oct. 11 was a hat-tastic day at Albany School of Humanities! Students (and some staff) paid $1 for the privilege of wearing a hat at school and all the money raised is being don...

Albany School of Humanities had a genuine brush with celebrity on Oct. 7. Pete the Cat author Eric Litwin led prekindergarten through fifth-graders in song and story. Litwin ...

The Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA) sure knows how to show kids a fun time! On Oct. 4, students from Schuyler Achievement Academy, Montessori Magnet and Albany ...

The Albany School of Humanities vending machine was busy Oct. 4 and students’ brains are better for it! The first round of gold coin recipients - an award for good behavio...

Help keep our kids warm! The City of Albany and other community partners on Wednesday announced the 2019 Cash for Coats Drive, an initiative to collect money to buy new winte...

Congratulations to fifth grader Adrienne Kelly, who proudly represents ASH in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Adrienne was recognized at a special reception on Oct....

FirstView app available Oct. 1

September 27, 2019

In partnership with our yellow-bus provider, First Student Inc., the City School District of Albany offers FirstView, a bus-tracking and transportation communications app for yo...

The City School District of Albany is making it easier for English language learners and schools to communicate with each other. Starting this school year, all schools have a...

Dads Take Your Child to School Day was especially meaningful for Germaine Montes, who took his daughters to school on Tuesday at Philip Schuyler Achievement Academy and had a su...

Students clapped-in at ASH

September 13, 2019

Students at Albany School of Humanities received a VIP welcome Sept.13. Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan joined staff and families at a clap-in that energized students ...

Book Tasting at ASH

September 12, 2019

Our students have a varied palate…for literature! On Sept. 12, Kathryn Johnson’s sixth-graders at Albany School of Humanities participated in a “Book Tasting....

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! Whether your family is returning to the City School District of Albany or joining us for the first time, we are excited to greet you and g...

A new look for our site

September 4, 2019

Welcome to the new albanyschools.org! We have completely redesigned and dramatically updated our website to provide our students, families, faculty and staff, and community m...

The City School District of Albany has put some new practices in place for the start of the 2019-20 school year to help our middle and high school students get comfortable in th...

A broad coalition of students, parents and community partners joined Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams at a news conference on Tuesday to support the City School District of Alban...

2019-20 Code of Conduct

August 19, 2019

The City School District of Albany’s 2019-20 Student Code of Conduct is a resource for students, staff, families and community members – everyone that has a stake in...