Dr. Michael Mugits, Superintendent
171 Hudson Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183
Phone: (518) 273-1422 • Fax: (518) 270-0818
On Friday, December 6th, the entire K-12 learner population will be attending a field trip to The College of St. Rose. Here 's information on this unique learning opportunity.[MORE INFO]
Grades Kindergarten through 2nd - 6:00 p.m.
Grades 3 through 6 - 7:00 p.m.
We hope to see you there for this joyous occasion.
For bid specification information,please click here: [Specifications]
Kiana Bryan and Tyler McHargue have been named Citizens of the Month for October. [MORE INFO]
On October 19, 2013, Michaela Hogan and other students in grades 3-12 from the Capital District assembled to demonstrate their knowledge of equipment unique to students with visual impairment on the basis of their commitment toward individual improvement and success in the classroom. [MORE INFO AND PHOTO]
The School-to-Work program is a new part of our high school curriculum. Marilyn Michaels is leading this program, which features an internship opportunity with local businesses and organizations that provide our learners with real, hands-on experience experience in a variety of workplaces.[MORE INFO AND PHOTO]
the right to obtain the APPR (Annual Professional Performance Review) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores of their child’s teacher(s) and principal once the scores are officially available in accordance with state law. Parents/guardians must complete the form found under the APPR link to the left of our district homepage and submit it to Angela Legault, District Clerk to initiate the process. Ratings are expected to be available after October 18th.
It may be summer but we are still busy at school, already preparing for the upcoming 2013-14 school year. We are excited about the expanded opportunities available for our high school learners. Despite the continued economic problems we face, we exercised creativity in scheduling and developed a partnership with Hudson Valley Community College to increase possibilities for our learners without burdening the budget. [LeARN MORE]
State mandated tests in English language arts will be administered to learners in grades 3 through 8 in school districts throughout New York State beginning on April 16. These same learners will be taking state assessments in mathematics the following week. Please read Dr. Mugits important letter about the testing. He has included links that are very helpful in understanding the common core and the testing program. [letter]
Please view two important videos produced by Capital Region BOCES. The first video is an explanation of the Gap Elimination Adjustment and how it works. [video] The second video is on the perception of the 2% tax levy cap. [video]
Struggling with Homework. Anxious about an upcoming test? Check out this helpful and free website [LEARN MORE]. The Khan Academy began when when Salman Khan was called upon to assist a relative with homework. [LeARN MORE]
The Green Island Union Free School District does not own school buses and will utilize a competitive bidding process to contract for transportation for eligible students residing within the District. [LEARN MORE]
Please read this important letter concerning the use of microwaves in the cafeteria. [LEARN MORE]
New Yorkers can find a local vaccine provider by visiting http://flushot.healthmap.org/ and entering their zip code. New Yorkers without Internet access can call 1-800-522-5006 or through TTY access at 1-800-655-1789 to find a nearby provider.
On behalf of the Green Island Union Free School District, we join the nation in expressing our sadness and shock at the horrific event last Friday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this heartbreaking tragedy. We also want to assure you that we have defined protocol in place for responses to emergencies. [LEARN MORE]
This note is intended to remind you that there are official signs up on the
light poles in front of the school displaying a local ordinance about
Green Island Union Free School District seeks safe return
to play for all athletes who are suspected of, or who have been diagnosed
with a concussion.
Many changes will occur in our school cafeteria during the 2013-2014 school year. [Learn more]