Pine Hills Elementary 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 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...

Dear Families: Hello, and welcome to the start of a new – and very different – school year. Our return to school will be unlike any we have experienced before due...

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...

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...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Brittany VanPatten’s second grade here at Pine Hills Elementary School.  Students s...

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...

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King was a full-school event at Pine Hills Elementary on Jan. 16. Kindergarten through grade five performed songs, poems and speeches and shared...

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...

Perfect attendance recognized

November 15, 2019

It’s always good to meet a goal. Even better, though, when you surpass it! On Nov. 15, Pine Hills Elementary celebrated (along with character day) a 96% attendance rate...

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....