Albany School of Humanities News

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Sweet treats in Pre-K!

December 20, 2019

Deanna Rigney is one brave teacher! Her Albany School of Humanities class kicked off the last day before winter break with a cookie party! The prekindergarteners, and their f...

ASH plays Academy Park

December 18, 2019

Talented musicians from Albany School of Humanities (ASH) helped spread some holiday cheer the afternoonof Dec. 18 at Academy Park – the City School District of Albany&rsq...

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...

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...

Our students' stars!

December 3, 2019

If Central Avenue in Albany seems more colorful in December, you have our students to thank! Amanda Mannato’s art classes at Albany School of Humanities created colorfu...

‘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...

Kindergarten Thanksgiving

November 25, 2019

Some Albany School of Humanities students got their turkey on early! Kindergarteners in Paula Staples' class enjoyed a potluck on Nov. 22 and feasted with friends and fam...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Deah Postiglion’s first grade at Albany School of Humanities (ASH).  During Friday ...

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....

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...