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Every student will graduate prepared for college, career and citizenship.

Dr. Michael Mugits, Superintendent

171 Hudson Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183

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

 

The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the 2015-2016 budget on May 7. 

School Board Elections

The Green Island Union Free School District is governed by a five-member elected Board of Education. Each board member serves on an unpaid basis for a three year term.
Members of Green Island's Board of Education act
 as stewards of the operations of the school district. They are elected by community residents. To be eligible to run for a position on the Board of Education you must have resided in the district for at least one year prior to the vote, be at least 18 years of age and a United States citizen. Candidates must file nominating petitions with Board Clerk Angela Legault 30 days before the vote (no later than April 20th). The petition must be signed by at least 25 qualified residents. Board elections are typically held at the same time as budget votes. The next budget vote and board elections will be held on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 2:00 pm until 8:00 p.m. in Heatly School.

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Malaysian Educators Visit Heatly School

The U.S. Department of State sponsored a group of Malaysian educators on a tour of America during which they visited several different schools throughout the country to learn about the American educational system. We hosted a visit last Wednesday. The visitors were impressed with the school and our programs. [PHOTO]

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Sixth Graders Study Greece
During the past few weeks, the 6th graders have been learning about ancient Greece. One of their project-based learning activities was to research a Greek God or Goddess. The students needed to research the what their God or Goddess represented, their family, and clothing that was worn. The 6th graders did an amazing job and had so much fun presenting to their parents and the students in K-5. [PHOTO]

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Universal Pre-Kindergarten Registration to Be Held
The UPK program is now enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year. Please come to Heatly School to pick-up your enrollment packet, or call 273-1422 and sign up for registration before April 17th. Registration will be held on Tuesday, April 28th and Wednesday, April 29th from 9:00 am-2:00 pm.
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District Attorney Soares Visits
Albany County District Attorney, David Soares, and two staff members visited the elementary grades this morning to present an assembly featuring his anti-bullying initiative - "Words: Hurt -Heal." http://www.albanycountyda.com/Home.aspx
Mr. Soares was also assisted by Mayor Ellen McNulty-Ryan
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Student Body Mass Index Check (BMI) [INFORMATION]_______________________________________

NWEA Parent Information [INFORMATION]________________________________________

Questions and Answers About the Common Core Learning Standards  [INFORMATION]
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Tax Freeze Credit Fact Sheet [INFORMATION]
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A Message From Dr. Mugits

Although the recent cold weather may have people thinking of winter, we have only completed our 8th day of school. This year marked my 40th “opening day” of school.  Every opening day produces excitement and challenges. The first day holds the promise of a fresh start and optimism. The callenges arise from the reminder that school staff members have a tremendous responsibility of sustaining the dreams and nurturing the hope of all learners. This is certainly not a task to be taken lightly. [MESSAGE]

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The School Calendar for 2014-2015 [calendar]

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School Supplies Lists For 2014-2015 [lists]

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Revisions to the School Attendance Policy  2014-2015 [summary of important revisions]   [attendance policy]

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Revisions  to the School Code of Conduct  2014-2015 [summary of important revisions] [code of conduct]
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Notice to Remove Students Names for Recruitment for 2014-2015 [notice]
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Students Have Internship Experiences

Congratulations to Heatly students Cayla Heffern, Amber St. Gelais, Brady Towne and Monica Walsh for their participation in the first year of Heatly’s Career Exploration Internship Program.  Together, these students completed more than 425 internship hours exploring career interests in culinary arts, cake decorating, floral design, gallery management, nursing, and dental hygiene.  These experiences enhanced their workplace skills and college and career readiness as they earned school credit. [INFORMATION]

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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]

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National Honor Society Induction Held

Heatly High School celebrated the distinguishing academic accomplishments of many learners. The National Junior Honor Society and the National Honor Society held inductions of new members, while special recognition was accorded deserving learners, including the Valedictorian and several science and math awards.  [PHOTOS]

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Parents can visit www.engageny.org for information and resources on the Common Core curriculum.

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