Giffen Memorial Elementary School News

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...

Gator spirit on parade

September 13, 2019

Encouraged to use their outside voices, Giffen Memorial Elementary students were loud and proud about their school on Friday afternoon during their annual PTA parade. The ent...

Giffen claps in the day

September 10, 2019

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at our clap-in welcoming students to school! (A Facebook account is not necessary to view the photos. A window may display the...

First day at Giffen

September 6, 2019

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look inside the first day of school at Giffen Elementary on Friday morning! (A Facebook account is not necessary to view the photos...

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...

Supply lists for the upcoming 2019-20 school year are now available. If you have any questions about your child's supply list, please feel free to contact their school. ...

Click here to take the survey. ALBANY, N.Y. (April 15, 2019) -- As part of the City School District of Albany’s work to develop an informative document that can help pa...

Get into the spirit of the season and hear some great music at winter concerts in the City School District of Albany. The school concert season officially starts at 7 p.m. Mo...

All City School District of Albany schools will dismiss 15 minutes early Friday, Oct. 5 to participate in the annual Go Home Early emergency preparedness drill. The State Educat...

Click here to download the full 2018-19 Student Code of Conduct The City School District of Albany is guided by a Student Code of Conduct that is reviewed annually and update...

Great things are happening in Albany's public schools. And that's partly because we have so many great students! The 2018-19 school calendar features the faces of 26 ...

Supply lists for the upcoming 2018-19 school year are now available. In addition to being listed below, supply lists can be found at the top of each school's individual page...

The City School District of Albany once again is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, with free meals for all children 18 and under at 11 schools across the city. ...

Summer Reading

June 25, 2018

2019 Summer Reading Program Summer is a great time to relax with a good book -- or several good books! Summer reading supports and builds on lessons of the previous school ye...

The City School District of Albany is seeking input from families as it works to redesign report cards for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Report cards are bein...

With summer just around the corner, please review the following information regarding the last days of the 2017-18 school year in the City School District of Albany.   A...

The Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) has named Jasmine Brown as Principal of the Year for her tireless efforts on behalf of the students, staff, families and ...

Giffen Memorial Elementary School will hold its annual Meet the Author-Illustrator Day on Friday, and City School District of Albany children and families are invited. This f...