Giffen Memorial Elementary School News

Three students wearing Giffen gator hats cheer

Parade encourages PTA sign-ups

September 23, 2022

Giffen Gators sure love their PTA! And they roared their enthusiasm Friday at their ann...

A portrait of a Giffen student with her father

Giffen Memorial Elementary School celebrated the parents, guardians, family members and...

Two college students and two staff people pose with donated school supplies

Thank you, UAlbany!

September 21, 2022

We love our college-student community partners! The Human Development Club at the Un...

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Sept. 8-14 COVID-19 cases

September 15, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 54 new confirmed cases of COVID...

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First Student route updates

September 12, 2022

As it does during the first weeks of September each year, the City School District of A...

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Sept. 1-7 COVID-19 cases

September 7, 2022

The City School District of Albany was notified of 16 new confirmed cases of COVID...

School improvement meeting Sept. 14

Giffen Memorial Elementary School will hold a public hearing Sept. 14 at 3:45 p.m. to r...

Girl high-fives a community partner

Warm welcome, rainy day

September 6, 2022

Giffen Memorial Elementary School Principal Jasmine Brown stood in the rain and greeted...

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Giffen Memorial Elementary School gave a warm welcome Friday to students from pre-K to ...

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The City School District of Albany is offering families the opportunity to pick up COVI...

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

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

A First Student yellow bus with the red stop sign deployed.

As you plan for the 2022-23 school year, please remember that most families do not need...

Students practice math skills by playing a board game.

Hypothesizing the distance that popcorn “pops” and math-focused board games...

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We have the BEST community partners! On Thursday, Assemblymember Patricia A. Fahy jo...

Smiling girl and boy sit at food table

Join us for an afternoon of food and fun! The City School District of Albany and Moh...

A student learns to play the violin.

Most of the City School District of Albany's 2022 summer programming beings next we...

A fifth-grade student celebrates his moving-up ceremony with an assistant principal

Giffen Memorial Elementary School celebrated its fifth-graders Thursday morning with a ...

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

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Recognizing Flag Day

June 14, 2022

On June 14, 1777, amidst the tribulations of a war for independence from England, the S...

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Join Albany High School students and staff from throughout the City School District of ...