Sheridan Preparatory Academy News

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...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Caryn Dwyer’s fourth grade here at Sheridan Preparatory Academy.  Students started ...

It was ‘Wacky Wednesday’ March 4 at Sheridan Preparatory Academy! Students and staff dressed up like their favorite character from a picture, chapter or comic boo...

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...

The bus stopped here. And hopefully it’s followed by some bucks. The New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) ‘Fund our Future’ bus tour visited Sheridan Prep...

Hands on science at SPA

February 27, 2020

Hypotheses were put to the test at Sheridan Preparatory Academy! On February 27, as part of the school’s annual science fair, young researchers presented their experime...

Students and staff at Sheridan Preparatory Academy started their Friday with drumming and dancing! The artists, visiting in honor of Black History Month, performed but also t...

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...

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...

Giving thanks at Sheridan Prep

November 26, 2019

Our community partners at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany treated students here at Sheridan Prep to some early Thanksgiving dessert during lunch shifts on Nov. 26...

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....

Public Forum notice

October 28, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m., Sheridan Preparatory Academy will hold a meeting to provide families the opportunity to review the school's current status in year two of Re...

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...

What you believe about yourself is what you’ll become. That’s the message singer/songwriter/activist Ayanna Gregory imparted on Sheridan Preparatory Academy on Oct. ...

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 fourth grader Aaliyah Wright, who proudly represents Sheridan Prep in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Aaliyah was recognized at a special recepti...

Clap-in celebrates attendance

September 27, 2019

Sheridan Preparatory Academy most definitely had something to cheer about during the school’s ‘clap-in’ on Sept. 27. Attendance! Loved ones and staff greeted s...