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NO SCHOOL   *   APRIL 25-29  *  SPRING RECESS
THE BOARD OF EDUCATION APPROVED THE 2016-17 CALENDAR AT THE 4/20 MTG
MAY 17 * BOARD OF EDUCATION ADOPTS 2016-17 BUDGET
* CENTRAL PARK REFERENDUM
 FOR SAFETY WORK

* BOARD OF EDUCATION CANDIDATES
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Laurence T. Spring, Superintendent
108 Education Drive, Schenectady, NY  12303  |  Ph:  518.370.8100
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2016-17 BUDGET
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  NEW:  APRIL 7
Schenectady City School District
Smart Schools Preliminary Investment Plan
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A hearing regarding
The Schenectady City School District  Smart Schools Preliminary Investment Plan Phase I was held April 6 2016.   Approved Plan
   
    2016-2017 Redistricting Attendance Zones
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Q & A for PARENTS
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OUR SCHOOLS
IN 2016-17
SCHEDULE OF TRANSTION ACTIVITIES
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   Redistricting Map  
The Schenectady City School District School Attendance Zone Changes will be implemented in September 2016.  All families will receive a confirmation letter stating your attendance zone.    In the interim, you can use the map to see where your child will attend school in 2016-2017

   Improving Our Schools  
Receivership
Learn more about the process, timeline and next steps.
 
 
 
 Capital Project Updates     
 
Central Park Referendum
for Safety Work Planned

 Community meetings scheduled
When residents head to the polls on May 17 to vote on the 2016-17 Budget and School Board Election, they will also  be asked to decide on a bond proposition, authorizing $2.5 million for required safety repairs to the facade and on part of the roof  at Central Park School.
 Updates 
    Report on Central Park, Referendum Required
April 20  |  February 24   |  January 20 | December 16  |  November 15  | October 22  |  
September 16  |  August 19  |   July 29   | 
July 14
 
See Photos        Capital Project Updates Here
    
 
 
"Meet the Teacher"
Amy Countryman
Second Grade Teacher, Lincoln Elementary School

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Weekend Backpack Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
2015-2016
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TALK 2 PREVENT 
NYS Offers a Parent Toolkit to help you connect, communicate and talk about the consequences of "underage drinking" with your child.   Check it out

Making the talk count at every age

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News

ALUMNI NEWS
Congrats to Providence Ryan, SHS Class of 2012, the 2016 recipient of Colgate University’s highest student honor, the 1819 Award.  Read more about Providence here.

Awesome News
Schenectady High School selected to participate in ADL Leadership Mission
JRTOC Enjoys Special Visitor
Brigadier General Guemmer visits SHS, JROTC
APRIL 22 2016
Thanks to Schenectady Rotary and Sch'dy Library,
six classes received gift baskets of books
APRIL 19 2016
Congrats to SHS Senior Atierra Newman
who was named one of six area "Great Girls" and the next generation of excellent women by TU Women at Work magazine.
Congratulations to Calvin Cleworth, March Athlete of the Month
Central Park Jazz Mob directed by Rob Aronstein was featured on Albany Tempo Spectrum this month for Jazz Appreciation Month.  The show airs every Saturday at 5 p.m. & Sunday at 8 p.m. on Cable Channel 17.  You can also view the show online  Select Albany Tempo Spectrum from the video menu.
APRIL 06 2016
Five SHS students
win county poetry contest
Thank you to music teacher Mary Lattanzio
NAMM names SCSD one of the best communities for music education
Time Warner Cable News
To Kill a Mockingbird Takes the Stage at Blue Roses Theatre Company
New for 2016-17 School Year
All kids entering 7th and 12th grade must have the Meningococcal Vaccine.    More Information
                                                    Spanish   Chinese 
Congratulations to Meghan Libertucci, 2016 SCSD Teacher of the Year
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WNYT Clip    
 
In the News      *        More School Stories & News
     
Announcements & Reminders
School Board Election May 17
Three Board of Education
Candidates running for two open seats
The League of Women Voters is holding a "Meet the Candidates" forum on May 12, 7 p.m. in the Schenectady High School Black Box Theatre.
BOCES Art Show Reception
May 11, 4-6 p.m.
900 Watervliet-Shaker Rd.,
Suite 102, Albany 12205

SCSD Annual Art Exhibit
Rotterdam Square Mall

May 14-22
Opening Reception May 16, 6 - 7 p.m.
Moonlight Serenade for Senior Citizens
Schenectady Senior Citizens are invited to Moonlight Serenade on May 11, 5 pm. at Schenectady High School

Community Learning Center Project Manager
Deadline to Apply: 
May 6, 2016
Posting   Job Description
2016-17 SCHOOL CALENDAR
The Board of Education approved the
2016-17 Calendar
Community Meetings to Inform the Pubic & Answer Questions about the Central Park Referendum that will be on the ballot May 17 will be held:

May 3:     6 p.m., Central Park School
May 5:     6 p.m., King School
May 10:   6 p.m., Paige School
8th Annual Sch'dy Football Golf Tournament
June 12, Eagle Crest Golf Course
Information & Sign Up
2016-17 Pre-Kindergarten Classes
Applications are due May 6, 2016
Letter    Application
Do you want to be considered for a teaching position in Schenectady?
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Community Advocacy
www.schoolfairfundingny.net 
2015-2016 Traveling Art Show Schedule
Friends of Schenectady School Libraries
Learn More Here 
Read Aloud 15 Minutes
National campaign which encourages reading aloud every day to be the new standard in child care.  Learn more about the campaign.
 


 
BOARD OF EDUCATION
MEETINGS
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Presentations at the April 20 Board of Education Meeting
   Capital Project Update

   2016-17 Calendar
 
Budget Hearing
May 4

7 p.m.
Mont Pleasant Middle School Cafeteria
 
Board of Education Schedule
 
 

Programs and Events 
Community Partners Directory 
 
  • League of Women
    Meet the School Board Candidates

    May 12, 7 p.m.
    Schenectady High School Black Box Theatre
 
  • Homebuyer Workshop
    April 30 and May 1
    10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    The Schenectady Armory
    125 Washington Ave., Schenectady
    Flyer
 
 













  • Lupine Fest 2016
    May 14, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    195 New Karner Rd., Albany
    Flyer
 
  • Union College UCARE Day
    Sunday, May 22, 12 - 3 p.m.
    Union College Field House
    Flyer
 
  • Schenectady County
    Prescription Drug Disposal Day

    April 30, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Six Schenectady Locations
    See Flyer
 
 
  • Book Drive
    The Miracle on Criag Street is collecting books for their library.  You can drop off or mail your books.   Flyer
 
 
 

>> More Community Programs and Events
 
 
 
A D V O C A C YY
INEQUITIES IN STATE AID
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and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974
 
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