News & Events
Meet and Greet with New Superintendent - Thursday, July 9
The Board of Education will hold a Meet and Greet event with new superintendent Dr. Thomas Reardon on Thursday, July 9 following their meeting at 7:00 p.m. Community members are encouraged to attend. Posted 6/30/15.
4th Quarter Honor Rolls Announced
The 4th quarter honor rolls have been announced. Congratulations to our students for all their hard work! Posted 7/07/15.
Tractor and School Bus for Sale - Bids Due by Monday, July 13
The district is seeking bids for a John Deere lawn tractor and a GMC Van/School bus. Bids will be opened on Monday, July 13. See photos and more info here... Posted 7/02/15.
Suggested Supply Lists for 2015-16 School Year
Here are suggested supply lists for the 2015-16 school year. Posted 6/30/15.
One-Page 2015-16 School Calendar Available
The one-page 2015-16 calendar, which lists school days for next year, is available here… Posted 3/24/15.
Summer Reading Information
Register Kindergarteners Now for 2015-16 School Year
Gardner-Dickinson School has started phone registration for children who will attend kindergarten in the 2015-16 school year. Children must be 5-years-old on or before Dec. 1, 2015 to attend kindergarten next year. To register, parents are asked to call Ms. Fazioli at (518) 283-4600 ext. 10 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registration forms are available here... Posted 1/08/15.
Summer Fun and Fitness Day at Grafton Lakes State Park - Friday, July 24
Rensselaer County will hold a Summer Fun and Fitness Day on Friday, July 24 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at Grafton Lakes State Park for children ages 4-15. Activities will include a fun obstacle course, nature hikes, Zumba and more. Pre-registration required by July 17. Click here for a form... Please note, while the event itself is free there is an $8 fee to enter the park. Posted 7/02/15.
Back to School Social - Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The PTO will hold a Back to School Social on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the school playground. The event is open to all students and their families. Treats and drinks will be provided by the PTO. Please, no drop-offs; parents must supervise students. Posted 7/02/15.
The Board of Education is proud to announce it has appointed Dr. Thomas Reardon, an educator with 13 years of administrative and classroom experience, the next superintendent of Wynantskill Union Free School District. “I want to offer my sincerest gratitude to the community for offering me this opportunity,” said Dr. Reardon. “From the moment I walked in the door it felt like the right fit because everyone is so positive and has such a sense of pride in the school. I feel honored to be a part of that and look forward to helping the district continue what they do and hopefully adding to it.” Read more... Posted 6/19/15.
Updated Physical and Health History Form Needed for Fall Sports
Students who would like to compete in fall sports will need to have an updated physical. A health history form will also be required by the first day of practice. The first day of soccer practice for boys and girls will be Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. Posted 6/16/15.
Substitute Nurses Needed
Wynantskill UFSD is currently in need of substitute nurses. If interested, please complete this application and return it to the District Office. Please note, applicants must be a registered professional nurse. Posted 5/28/15.
To help ensure all children receive nutritious meals during the summer when school is out of session, the USDA has created a website to help those in need find free summer meal programs. Visit the website here or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. During the school year, 21.4 million children in the United States receive their lunch at a reduce-price or at no charge through the National School Lunch Program. Yet when school lets out for the summer, only 3.8 million children participate in summer meal programs. Posted 6/02/15.
Gardner-Dickinson welcomes Camp Invention, a week-long summer enrichment program designed and taught by educators that promotes engagement with STEM through hands-on activities. The camp will be held at Gardner-Dickinson School from Aug. 3 to 7 for children entering grades 1 - 6. For more information, see this flyer. To register, click here or call 1-800-968-4332. Hurry, spots are limited! Posted 3/03/15.
Question about your school tax bill? Your NYS Property Tax Rebate Check? Check our Schools Taxes Questions and Answers webpage... Posted 9/02/14.