Community Invited to Health, Safety and Wellness Fair – Thursday, Oct. 30
Gardner-Dickinson School will host a free Health, Safety and Wellness Harvest Festival for the entire community on Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Community members are encouraged to attend. There will be a variety of booths with health information and activities, including fitness classes, a flu shot clinic, information about local health services and more. A flyer with more details is available here... If you would like to volunteer or have a suggestion for the Wellness Fair, please e-mail School Nurse Tricia Gibbs or call her at 283-4600 ext. 18. Posted 10/02/14.
Capital Project Proposed; No Impact On Local Taxes
The Wynantskill UFSD is planning a Capital Project that would improve instructional space and address school infrastructure needs with no impact on taxes. A community vote on the Capital Project is expected to take place in December. A newsletter providing details about the Capital Project will be mailed to all community members in November. Read more… Posted 10/16/14.
District Newsletter Available
The Wynantskill UFSD mailed a newsletter to our community the week of Oct. 20. A pdf of the newsletter is available... Posted 10/16/14.
PTO Night Out Fundraiser – Friday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
The Wynantskill PTO will hold a PTO Night Out fundraiser at Paolo Lombardi’s restaurant on Friday, Nov. 7 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per person (adults only) with a buffet including chicken marsala, sausage and peppers, eggplant parmesan, tossed salad and more. Reservations required by Thursday, Oct. 30. A registration form with more details is available… Posted 10/20/14.
Students Need Current Physical on File to Play Basketball
Any student who would like to try out for basketball this November will need to have a valid physical (dated Nov. 10, 2013 or after) on file in the Health Office. If you have concerns whether your child’s physical is valid, please ask your child to check with the school nurse or call Ms. Gibbs at 283-4600 ext. 18. A doctor from Riverview Pediatrics will perform physicals for anyone who needs one at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in the school health office. Please let Ms. Gibbs know if your child will need to be scheduled for a physical that day. Thank you. Posted 10/06/14.
Wynantskill PTO Organizes Skiing Opportunity – Registration Deadline: Oct. 24
The Wynantskill PTO has organized a skiing opportunity at Jiminy Peak open to students in grades 1-8, parents, staff and friends on Wednesdays from Jan. 7 to Feb. 25. Four different times and lesson options available. Download an application with more info… For questions, please e-mail Jennifer Price. Deadline to register is Oct. 24. Posted 10/06/14.
School Taxes: Questions and Answers
Question about your school tax bill? Your NYS Property Tax Rebate Check? Check our Schools Taxes Questions and Answers webpage... Posted 9/02/14.
Precautionary Information for Parents About Enterovirus EV-D68
At the recommendation of the NYS Health Department, we would like to advise parents about the signs of enterovirus EV-D68, a respiratory illness that has been confirmed in more than a dozen children in New York including the Capital Region. Precautions include following the same common sense steps to prevent flu and other contagious illnesses. Read more… Posted 9/16/14.