New Scotland Elementary School News

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...

We LOVE our community partners! Fifth-graders at New Scotland Elementary School got science lessons Thursday from RPI Ambassadors, volunteer undergraduate engineering student...

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...

History came alive the afternoon of Feb. 28 at New Scotland Elementary School!  As part of its Black History Month celebrations, New Scotland Elementary welcomed fa...

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...

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...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Sheila Morrissey’s second grade at New Scotland Elementary School.  Students spent ...

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 ...

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...

‘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...

Students, families and volunteers in Wanda Carter’s kindergarten class at New Scotland Elementary School celebrated an early Thanksgiving on Tuesday. The kindergartener...

Not everyone would dedicate a book they wrote about a sister with a medical disorder to the person who made fun of her. But Ila, Willow and Nova Buyce aren’t everyone.&nbs...

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....

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...

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...

Congratulations to fifth grader Johan Richardson, who proudly represents New Scotland Elementary in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Johan was recognized at a s...

FirstView app available Oct. 1

September 27, 2019

In partnership with our yellow-bus provider, First Student Inc., the City School District of Albany offers FirstView, a bus-tracking and transportation communications app for yo...

The City School District of Albany is making it easier for English language learners and schools to communicate with each other. Starting this school year, all schools have a...

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...