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Elementary Students Perform at All County Music Festival

Gardner-Dickinson elementary students joined some of the best music students in the county on Jan. 31 at the Rensselaer County School Music Association's Music Festival at Averill Park High School. Congratulations!

Middle School Students Perform at All County Music Festival

Gardner-Dickinson middle school students joined some of the best music students in the county on Jan. 31 at the Rensselaer County School Music Association's Music Festival at Averill Park High School. Congratulations!

8th Graders Learn About High School Options

Eighth graders learned about their options next year at the 3rd Annual High School Fair on Jan. 20. Students were able to ask questions about academic and extracurricular activities, class scheduling and other options at Averill Park, Brunswick, East Greenbush, Troy and Tech Valley High School.

Students Perform Surgery on Contractions

First graders donned surgical masks and gloves to perform surgery on contractions. "Students were given two words and used their 'scalpel' to remove the unnecessary letters, creating a contraction," said teacher Bethany Wallace. "A Band-Aid was used to patch up the 'patient'. We are happy to report the surgeries were all a success!" More photos...

Girls' Basketball Team

Here is a photo of the girls' basketball team. Check the scrolling calendar for upcoming games.

Boys' Basketball Team

Here is a photo of the boys' basketball team. Check the scrolling calendar for upcoming games.

1st Graders Create Ant Playgrounds to Learn About Lines

First graders made ant playgrounds, roller coasters and water parks in art class to help them learn about lines. "I wanted them to do something sculptural to go with their study of lines," explained teacher Jeanine Mitchell. "We also learned about artists such as Joan Miro and Piet Mondrian." Great job! More photos...

Communities Enjoy Family Dance

Students and parents enjoyed a family dance night on Jan. 7 when Homespun Occasions performed in the school gym.

CALENDAR

News & Events

Upcoming Gr. 9 Information Nights

To help inform 8th graders and their parents about High School options, here is a list of upcoming Gr. 9 parent information nights. Posted 1/21/16.


New Immunization Requirement for Gr. 7 Students

School Nurse Tricia Gibbs would like to inform parents about a new vaccine requirement from New York State. Effective Sept. 1, all 7th and 12th graders are required to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. Please contact your physician to verify whether your child has received or needs this vaccine and send proper documentation as soon as possible. Please call Ms. Gibbs at 283-4600 ext. 18 for questions. Thank you. Posted 2/09/16.


PTO Holds Krause's Candy Fundraiser - Order Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 10

The Wynantskill PTO is holding a Krause's Homemade Candy fundraiser. Order deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 10. Please email Tammy Keenan for information. Posted 2/03/16.


Honor Rolls2nd Quarter Honor Rolls Announced

The 2nd quarter honor rolls are available here... Congratulations to our students! Posted 1/29/16.

 


ereader Free e-Books for Students from School Library

Looking for e-books for your student? Visit Ms. Fecura's library webpage where students have access to over 3,000 e-books that can be loaded on any personal e-reader device at no cost. Please email Ms. Fecura or call her at 283-4600 ext. 19 for login information. Posted 1/26/16.


Please Ensure Students Have Proper Attire for Recess

Parents, please note that if the temperature is 20 degrees or higher and it is not raining, students will go outside for recess. Please send appropriate clothing with your child. Pants and a jacket are required. Hat, mittens and boots are also suggested. Winter boots and snow pants are required for children who want to play in the snow. If you have any questions, please email Laurie Albright. Posted 1/15/16.


Kindergarten registrationRegister Kindergartners Now for 2016-17 School year

Parents of children who will attend kindergarten in the fall are encouraged to register their children now. Your child must be 5 years old by Dec. 1 to attend kindergarten in September. Please contact Ms. Fazioli at 283-4600 ext. 10 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to register your student. Forms and registration information are also available here... Posted 1/18/16.


Substitute Bus Drivers Needed

Interested in being a substitute bus driver for the district? Please email Transportation Supervisor Bonnie Cole or call her at 283-4600 ext. 25. Individuals must have a clean license and the ability to meet a physical performance test. Training is available. Posted 1/05/16.


School Taxes: Q&ASchool 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 8/21/15.


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