Pine Hills Elementary School News

OVATIONS postponed

March 11, 2020

To avoid spreading illness, the Albany High School PTSA has announced that it will postpone OVATIONS – its annual recognition celebration for outstanding City School Distr...

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....

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...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Jessica Short’s fourth grade at Pine Hills Elementary School. On Thursday morning, stude...

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 Alyssa Ruchel, who proudly represents Pine Hills Elementary in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Alyssa was recognized at a speci...

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...

Some of the area’s older scholars bonded over picture books with some of the district’s younger scholars on Sept. 25. The Sage College men’s lacrosse team visi...

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...

If you’re looking for some school spirit, head over to Pine Hills Elementary! It was on full display - complete with pom-poms - during a clap-in Sept. 13 that ushered the ...