Student reads to therapy dog

Students Read with Therapy Dogs

Student reads to therapy dog

To help encourage students to read over the summer, children read to therapy dogs July 31 at Gardner-Dickinson School.

Teacher Lauren Curran organizes the event each summer with help from the Schenectady Chapter of Therapy Dogs International.

The second event will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Thank you Mrs. Curran for putting together this wonderful event!

Wynantskill UFSD

Grade Level Changes for 2019-20

Below is a list of teaching assignments for 2019-20, including some changes.

While specific teacher requests can not be accommodated, please contact Superintendent Dr. Thomas Reardon with any questions.


  • Jacquelyn Glaz
  • Jennifer Kelleher

First Grade

  • Kaelyn Madelone
  • Jamie O’Brien

Second Grade

  • Gina Mahoney
  • Keli Pautler

Third Grade

  • Lauren Curran
  • Bethany Wallace

Fourth Grade

  • Kristin Gilooly
  • Kathleen Cronin

Fifth Grade

  • Daniel DiSotto
  • Laura Horacek

Sixth Grade

  • Samantha Swart
  • Karin Carmody

Seventh/Eighth Grade Team

  • Matthew Lutz – Social Studies/Technology
  • Rebecca Delaney – English Language Arts
  • Martha Ryan – Science
  • Therese Bucher – Math
  • Lisa Hancock – Foreign Language/FACS


  • Peter Mesh – Math
  • Timothy Flannery – Math
  • Judith Dutton – Reading
  • Katie Sheehan – Reading