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School Safety Drill Held with Canine Unit

The Albany County Sheriff's Department Canine Unit participated in a Hold in Place drill here today. Please see the below letter that is being sent home for more information.

Canine Drill .pdf

Message from Superintendent

Dr. Teresa Snyder held two assemblies for JR/HS students this week.  Please take a look at the attached powerpoint for more information.

New Year New Semester Great Expectations.pdf

WINTERY WEATHER ARRIVAL

 The Safe School Committee would like to remind all of the established drop off and pick up procedures.  As the temperature drops, please provide your child with proper attire for recess and arrival/dropoff.  Any student needing jackets, hats, mittens or any other garment, can see Mrs. Hardy, social worker or Mrs. Valentine, school nurse.

****IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE READ*****

Notice Regarding Safe Arrival & Dismissal
Beginning on the first day of school, safe traffic patterns will be enacted during arrival and dismissal of students. The area in front of the school on Hudson Avenue is only for drop off or pick up, not for parking or standing. Please have children disembark from the car on the right hand side onto the sidewalk and then move the car forward so the next party can drop off. Please do not stop in the traffic lane or double park. If a parent feels the need to walk a child into the building, please park north of the school by the River Park or in the Ford lot and walk back to school. The local police will be assisting in making the pattern a safe one for the children by directing the traffic to move forward smoothly. Drivers who do not comply with the posted traffic rules may be ticketed. Thank you for your help in making arrival and dismissal safe.

 

January Regents Exams

Regularly scheduled high school classes will be held the week of January 25-29 for all students and students should arrive at school at the regularly scheduled time of 7:45am.  Any student scheduled for a Regents exam will be excused from classes to attend exam. 

The following is the Regents Exam Schedule

January 26  8:00am- Global Studies

January 26   12:00pm-  ELA  CC

January 27 8:00am- Living Environment & Chemistry

January 27 12:00pm- Comprehensive English

January 28 8:00am- US History & Geometry CC

January 28 12:00pm- Algebra CC

January 29 8:00am- Algebra 2 Trig

Any questions regarding Regents Exams can be directed to Mrs. Zeperri, Guidance Counselor.

 

Visit to the Green Island Senior Center

Thursday, 12/10/2105, the Heatly Middle School Chorus visited the Green Island Senior Center. The Chorus sang two pieces on their own with solo's by Victoria Bell and Zoe Benoit. Then the seniors joined the chorus in a holiday song sing-a-long. Thank you to Mrs. Alix and the Seniors for inviting us to perform for them. Pictured is the MS Chorus members, Mrs. Alix, and Mrs. Persons, a local senior citizen.

 

Nutcracker at Proctors

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Heatly Elementary Students in grades 4 & 5, attended the preformance of the Nutcracker at Proctors Theater on Friday, December 4th. Thank you to the Heatly Elementary Student Council and Proctors for their help in spoinsoring this wonderful holiday experience.

Students of the Month

November

 Morgan Razzano, Grade 9
                                        student on the month November

Morgan was nominatedby several of her teachers. Mr. Manning said she is “carrying a 99% average in Global History and is very studious when it comes to all things tied to the classroom.” Mrs. Hildenbrandt noted that although Morgan is involved in extra-curricular activities, she still does all her work done, routinely gets the highest score on tests and always has her homework done. Morgan is also a standout in math. According to Mr. Grolley, “She is always striving to do HER best. She is constantly asking questions, completes her homework and scores well on tests and quizzes. She doesn’t just rely on her natural ability, she works hard in class . . .” Mr. Fong added his praise by saying, “Morgan is a good choice for Student of the Month. She works hard in art and always tries to go above and beyond with her assignments.

 

Devin Lazzaro, Grade 10

student of the month november Devin was nominated to be November Student of the Month by Mrs. Bokor, his English teacher. In her nomination, Mrs. Bokor said, “He always comes to class prepared; he works hard, does what he needs to do, is polite, and is a hilarious reader!” Devin is well thought of by all his teachers and is known for his excellent work ethic and self-motivation.

 

 

October

Brooke Cornwell, Grade 8

BrookeMr. Manning nominated Brooke for her work this year in Social Studies 8. He said, "she is very studious, completes all assignment with a top-notch effort, and she is a great addition to the class-room.” Brooke is also doing a great job in Keyboarding. She currently has a 98% average and works hard every day to perfect her typing technique. Brooke is always polite and respectful and has a strong work ethic. Congratulations, Brooke, on the great work you’re doing in 8th grade!


Stephen LaFountaine, Grade 9stephen

Stephen’s teachers are proud of the effort and maturity he has brought to his school work this year. Mrs. Starr commented that Stephen works hard all period in Science and is a pleasure to have in class. Mrs. Michaels is also happy with Stephen’s work in Business Communication. He recently took part in a debate in class and stayed after school several times for extra research time. He put together great arguments and represented his side well. His attitude in class has been positive and polite. Stephen should be proud of the growth he has made over the past year.


The Islander yearbook on sale

Order Fast!  If you purchase a yearbook with personalization before 12/18, you receive up to 4 icons free.  Personalization will only be available during this presale.  The cost of the yearbook is $40 plus $5 for personalization. After the presale the cost goes up to $45 with no option for personalization. 

Please see Mrs. Bouchey or Mrs. Lawlor if you need another order form or have any questions.

Yearbook Order form 2015

 

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2015-16 School Calendar [calendar]

Graduates Give Back

Please see and link and letter.

Marilyn Michaels Named "Teacher of the Year by Business and Marketing Educators Associations

WWe are very pleased to announce that our business teacher, Marilyn Michaels was selected as the "Teacher of the Year" by the Business and Marketing Educators Association of the Capital District. Marilyn is very deserving of this distinguished honor, and it was appropriately awarded by the organization during Teacher Appreciation Week. Congratulations Marilyn!

NWEA Parent Information [PDF]

Questions and Answers About the Common Core Learning Standards [INFORMATION]

Tax Freeze Credit Fact Sheet [INFORMATION]

Revisions to the School Attendance Policy

[summary of important revisions] [attendance policy]

Revisions to the School Code of Conduct

[summary of important revisions] [code of conduct]

Notice to Remove Students Names for Recruitment for [notice]

The District Encourages the Use of School Tool

District encourages parents to use School Tool to monitor their child's academic progress [LEARN MORE] [PORTAL]

Common Core Curriculum Resources for Parents

Parents can visit www.engageny.org for information.

 

Dr. Teresa Snyder

Superintendent

 

171 Hudson Avenue
Green Island, NY 12183

Phone: (518) 273-1422
Fax: (518) 270-0818

 

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