Montessori Magnet School News

No school for students Friday

September 17, 2020

There is no school for students on Friday in the City School District of Albany. Schools are closed so that faculty and staff may attend professional development sessions. ...

The City School District of Albany will implement an in-person instructional model for students in prekindergarten through grade 6, and a virtual model for students in grades 7-...

The following message is from Montessori Magnet School Principal John Powell: Dear Families: I am writing to share additional updates around the reopening of school. As...

The City School District of Albany Board of Education will meet Tuesday night to continue finalizing plans for the 2020-21 school year under pressure from massive state budget r...

District closed Friday, Monday

September 3, 2020

All City School District of Albany schools and administrative offices will be closed Friday and Monday in observance of Labor Day. The district will be back in business on Tu...

Hello! I hope you have enjoyed the summer. It has been a busy one for all of us as we prepare for new challenges and opportunities in what will be a very different new school ye...

Faced with a budget shortfall that could range as high as $26 million due to state and federal aid reductions related to the COVID-19 crisis, the City School District of Albany ...

Sign up for text alerts

August 19, 2020

A reminder that families can sign up to receive text alerts through School Messenger by simply texting “Y” or “YES” to 67587. To receive these text al...

The City School District of Albany’s Virtual Summer Program for students in grades 1-6 will begin Monday. The program, designed to equip students with skills for succes...

Keeping it clean

March 6, 2020

The City School District of Albany has made it a top priority to control the spread of illness in all our buildings, and on Friday maintenance staff were hard at work cleaning a...

The award-winning Albany High School Theatre Ensemble will present the Broadway hit Cabaret, with shows Thursday, March 12 through Sunday, March 15. Performances will be at 7...

Montessori Magnet School’s Black History Month assembly had it all - poetry, African drumming, the Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School jazz band (that included many MM...

March is "Fine Arts in Our Schools Month" in the City School District of Albany, and you can experience the talents of our students in a variety of exhibits, conc...

Feb. 28 Newsflash

February 28, 2020

The City School District of Albany will have half-days of school on April 28 and June 23 to meet the requirements of New York’s new Paid Voting Leave Law. The law allow...

Montessori Magnet School is learning black history through art. Educators with the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery spent the week of Feb. 10-14 at the school introducing...

Feb. 7 Newsflash

February 7, 2020

Instead of cracking books, Kate DelBene’s students cracked rocks for their science lesson on Jan. 24 “Geologist Jon” returned to the first and second-grade ...

Field trip fun!

January 17, 2020

Visit the district's Facebook page to view some photo highlights of Nikita Nightingale, Jessica Camardello, Darby Seward and Heather LaBarge's field trip to Ring Around ...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Katie Light and Evelyn Wood’s pre-K/kindergarten classroom at Montessori Magnet School.&nbs...

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...