Thomas O'Brien Academy of Science and Technology News

Get a midwinter revitalization on Saturday, Feb. 8, when Albany High School’s advanced cosmetology students will host a Valentine’s Day Spa Day at Abrookin Career an...

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...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Jacqueline Taccetta’s fourth grade here at TOAST.  On Thursday afternoon, students ...

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 Jude Caton, who proudly represents TOAST in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Jude was recognized at a special reception on Oct. 2. ...

Walk to School Day

October 2, 2019

Our community partners care about keeping our kids safe! Wednesday is Walk to School Day, a nationwide effort to encourage kids to walk to school and to be safe when they do....

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...