Giffen Memorial Elementary School News

Group picture of district music staff

The talents of music teachers from across the district were on full display during Tues...

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The City School District of Albany would like to make families aware of a potentially h...

Portrait of Interim Superintendent John Yagielski

As I begin my role as the interim superintendent, I would like to express my gratitude ...

Maintenance worker giving a thumbs-up during snow removal during a winter storm

Wintry weather reminders

December 14, 2022

When bad weather hits, New York school districts once again have the option to hold eit...

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While COVID-19 remains with us and illnesses such as flu and RSV are on the rise, the C...

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Nov. 17-30 COVID-19 cases

December 1, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 30 new confirmed cases of COVID...

Transportation Director Durett Miles receiving the Sapphire Apple Award

Thanks to everyone who helped make our fifth annual Employee Recognition Celebrati...

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Nov. 3-16 COVID-19 cases

November 17, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 23 new confirmed cases of COVID...

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District Internet update

November 16, 2022

The City School District of Albany’s Internet connection remains available&n...

Superintendent Adams puts her arm around a student in a new coat

Our community comes through!

November 14, 2022

In a record-breaking outpouring of community support, more than 1,500 brand-new new win...

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The test for the monkeypox virus conducted earlier this week on a member of the Sherida...

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Monkeypox virus update

November 8, 2022

The City School District of Albany is providing a health update regarding the monkeypox...

Student touching the screen of a Chromebook while working

Visit our Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Kim Cirigliano&r...

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Oct. 20-26 COVID-19 cases

October 26, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 26 new confirmed cases of ...

Two Giffen students holding small pumpkins at an outdoor school event.

As we enjoy the Halloween season, we would like to share the following guidelines regar...

Student shows off the stretchy slime they created

STEM Harvest Fest a blast!

October 21, 2022

Giffen Memorial Elementary School students joyfully got their hands dirty doing cool fa...

Boy plays trombone

Concert season opens Nov. 9

October 21, 2022

The City School District of Albany winter concert season kicks off Nov. 9 at Albany Hig...

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Oct. 6-19 COVID-19 cases

October 19, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 38 new confirmed cases of COVID...

Superintendent Adams (right) working with an Albany High student in a classroom

City School District of Albany Board of Education President Vickie Smith announced Tues...

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October is National LGBT History Month, and the City School District of Albany is proud...

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October is National Principals Month, a chance for us to thank our building leaders for...

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The City School District of Albany was notified of 28 new confirmed case...