Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology News

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Maria Sokaris’ second grade at Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAS...

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...

Students as teachers

February 27, 2020

Eighth-graders from Hackett Middle School took their extensive knowledge of the Harlem Renaissance across the street to Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (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...

Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology Principal Teresa Brown has announced her plans to retire at the end of the school year in June. She shared the following mes...

Fourth-graders at Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST) showed off their international smarts on Friday at their Holidays Around the World exhibit. S...

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...

Even Scrooge would have gotten into the spirit of the season on Friday morning listening to TOAST students from prekindergarten to third grade singing at a holiday concert. T...

Celebrating an Hour of Code

December 9, 2019

It’s Computer Science Education Week, and TOAST students in grades 2-6 are celebrating by spending an hour on a coding project of their choice. On Monday, Superintenden...

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...

Pancakes and pjs

November 26, 2019

Homemade butter and syrup tapped from maple trees outside their school were part of the fare at a Thanksgiving pancake breakfast that first-grade teachers hosted Tuesday for the...

#toastgivesback

November 25, 2019

Fifth-graders in the Student Leadership Club at Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST) demonstrated their civic-mindedness on Monday as they gathered non...

Attendance matters at TOAST!

November 13, 2019

The first blast of winter on Tuesday didn’t dampen the spirits of the folks at Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology (TOAST) who turned out at a breakfast...

Two-year-old Koko Than demonstrated his impressive knowledge of letters, shapes and body parts Wednesday at Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and Technology’s &ldquo...

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....

Harvest STEAM Fest

October 25, 2019

The gym at TOAST transformed into a seasonal exploration of all things STEAM on the evening of Oct. 24. Students, families, staff and community partners came out for a variety o...