Room Parents Wanted
Please let your child’s teacher know if you are interested in being a Room Parent in the classroom. Responsibilities include organizing anything from classroom parties to volunteers for field trips and special projects. There will be a maximum of two Room Parents per classroom. Posted 9/18/14.
Introducing the Gardner-Dickinson Bowling League - Starts Sept. 30
The Gardner-Dickinson Bowling League will run every Tuesday with two sessions to choose from. Session one runs Sept. 30 to Dec. 16. Session two runs Jan. 13 to Mar. 31. The school will provide bus transportation to Highway Recreation for league participants. Download a sign-up sheet here... Posted 9/18/14.
Help Your Child Learn to Save With CAPCOM School Banking Program - Starts Oct. 1
Last year Gardner-Dickinson School students deposited more than $3,000 at school alone! Signing up is easy! School Banking parent volunteers at your school have applications. You can also enroll online or by calling (518) 458-2195. Email the PTO with any questions. Posted 9/18/14.
PTO Membership Drive – “Fall into PTO”
The Wynantskill PTO annual membership drive is under way. A membership application is available here… The class with the highest percentage of PTO members wins a PTO sponsored party! Posted 9/18/14.
PTO Yankee Candle Fundraiser - Orders Due by Oct. 16
The Wynantskill PTO’s Yankee Candle fundraiser is currently under way. Students were given catalogs to bring home this past week. You can also shop online... Just use Group Number 99839374 under “Start Shopping”. The PTO receives 40% of profits for purchases. All orders are due by Oct. 16 and will be in before Thanksgiving recess. Posted 9/18/14.
PTO Organizes Kindergarten Social - Friday, Oct. 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The Wynantskill PTO will hold a Kindergarten Social on Friday, Oct. 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Activities will include fall crafts, ice cream, snacks and fun. Families are asked to bring a snack (fruit, cookies, cupcakes, juice boxes, apples) to share. Please RSVP by Wednesday, Oct. 15 with the number of people attending and what item you will bring by e-mailing Kyle Belokopitsky (Mrs. Mahoney's class) or Leslie Armstrong (Mrs. Moak's class). Posted 9/18/14.
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.
Important Drop Off and Pick Up Procedures Help Keep Students Safe
To help ensure the safety of our students, Gardner-Dickinson School is asking for our parents’ help as we refine our arrival and dismissal procedures. Read a parent letter detailing drop off and pick up procedures…
As part of continued efforts to improve communication, Wynantskill UFSD has launched district Facebook and Twitter pages Please note, this is at no cost to the district and something many schools have done to connect with their communities. Visit our Facebook and Twitter page to learn more. Posted 9/02/14.
Applications Available for Free and Reduced Lunch Program
Did you know your child may be able to qualify for a free or reduced price lunch or breakfast at school? Download a parent letter and application form about the Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program. This program is completely confidential. Please note, if you have participated in the program previously, you still need to fill out an application for the 2014-15 school year. Applications can be submitted anytime during the school year. Posted 7/10/14.
Sign Your Child Up for School Banking Program
This year, Gardner-Dickinson school bankers made 364 transactions this school year totaling more than $3,050. If you are interested in having your child participate in the school banking program, please e-mail Sue Czubek. Posted 6/16/14.
Sign Up for School E-Mail Alerts
To receive e-mail alerts about weather-related closings and other school news, sign up for the district’s eNews…
For parents who have questions about the Common Core Learning Standards, the district has created a webpage with brochures, a video and other parent resources. Read more... Posted 10/01/13.