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CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2016
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SHS CLASS OF 2016 TOP 10
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Laurence T. Spring, Superintendent
108 Education Drive, Schenectady, NY  12303  |  Ph:  518.370.8100
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Schenectady City School District
Smart Schools Preliminary Investment Plan
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Smart Schools Preliminary Investment Plan
Parent Technology Survey
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As part of the Smart School Bond Act, we are asking parents to participate in a short technology survey.     Take survey here
   
    2016-2017 Redistricting Attendance Zones
Thank you to all who participated in the Redistricting Thoughtexchange.
THOUGHT EXCHANGE FINAL STEP
:   DISCOVER
TWO NEW PRINCIPALS
 NAMED FOR  2016-17
Q & A for PARENTS
Q & A for STAFF
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     
 
May 18   |  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"
Michael Sheridan
Sixth Grade Teacher, Elmer Avenue Elementary School

More Meet the Teacher Videos
 
Weekend Backpack Program
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
2015-2016
School Comprehensive Education Plan Summaries



List of School Plans
 
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

Conversation Starter
 
News
Commissioner Elia reads to King students at Bornt Library
DAILY GAZETTE, JUNE 21 2016
The open seas beckon Schenectady grad
JUNE 17 2016
A
dult graduates cross the stage during ceremony Thurs  TASC graduation offers inspiration, encouragement
JUNE 14 2016
Woodlawn School holds Flag Day celebration
JUNE 14 2016
Two SHS Athletes are recognized by Suburban Council
DAILY GAZETTE, JUNE 13 2016
High school group facilitates conversations about race, inclusion Read story
DAILY GAZETTE, JUNE 12 2016
Elmer Avenue School has unique architectural, cultural history  Read story
DAILY GAZETTE, JUNE 11, 2016
Schenectady librarians shape new role  Read Story
Congratulations Schenectady Coaches, Athletes and Fans  Out of 16 teams in the Suburban Council, Schenectady was named the 2015-16 Suburban Council Sportsmanship Winner.
Congratulations to Gerardo Pedragon and Kaileigh Serafini, Schenectady High School's May Athletes of the Month.
 
JUNE 09 2016
Hamilton students
say "thank you" for being a great neighbor
 
JUNE 09 2016
Roots Club unveils
mural of figure
students selected as "most inspiring"
 
JUNE 08 2016
Mont Pleasant 7th grader
selected to attend STEM summer camp at Clarkson
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JUNE 07 2016
Congratulations

Schenectady High School Principal named

Outstanding Administrator of the Year” by ESSAA

JUNE 03 2016
James Blanchfield
is named Academic All American
 
In the News      *        More School Stories & News
     
Announcements & Reminders
TECHNOLOGY SURVEY
 PARENTS:  Please take a few minutes to particiate in the Technology Survey
June 2016
Schenectady High School Track
Community Use Schedule
 
Patriot Football Summer Dates
 
2016 RISE Running Club
Runners of all ability levels in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the summer running program.  Flyer
Junior Lady Patriots
4th Annual Youth Basketball Tryouts
Tryout Information and More
 

Girls Basketball Open Gym
Any girl interested in playing JV or Varsity Basketball or summer league is welcome to attend Open Gym every Wed. from 5-6:30  p.m. at Schenectady High School.

 
Schenectady Lady Patriots Summer Lacrosse
Any girls in grades 7-12
Program is held Mondays beginning June 6
See Flyer for details
 
Patriots Individual Skills Basketball Camp
Grades 3- 11
June 27 - July 1
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Schenectady High School
Flyer
 
Patriots Soccer Camp
July 11-13 - Grades 7-12
August 1-4 - Grades K-6
Schenetady High School

Flyer
 
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.
 


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MEETINGS
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JUNE 29 MEETING CANCELLED
The Board of Education Meeting scheduled for June 29 is cancelled.  The next meeting is July 6, 7 p.m. in the Schenectady High School Commons.  This meeting will be the Reorganziational Business Meeting.
Board of Education Meeting
June 15,  7 p.m.
Schenectady High School Cafeteria
Agenda
 
Board of Education Schedule
 
2016-17
  • SCSD names two new principals and district director of PPS  More
 
Do you want to be considered for a teaching position in Schenectady?
 
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Recruiting Specialist
Job Description
Teacher Vacancies
Theater Teacher, Schenectady High School
Anticipated Full-Time Vacancy -  Sept. 2016
Description

Technology Teacher, Schenectady High School  Anticipated Full-Time Vacancy -  Sept. 2016
Programs and Events 
Community Partners Directory 
 
  • Schenectady Jamboree
    All is free
    July 16, 2 - 6 p.m., Jerry Burrell Park
    Flyer
 
  • 15 Lovawe 2016 Free Summer Program for Girls  June 27 - August 11  Flyer
 
  • Free Lunch for Kids this Summer
    SICM provides free meals to kids under 18 this summer  Check out this link for sites, times and locations
 
  • Schenectady Living Tour & HOMES Fair
    June 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Jay Street Marketplace
    Flyer
 
  • Girl Scouts Summer Program
    For girls in grades K-2 who are not in Girl Scouts  Flyer
 
  • Patriots Individual Skills Basketball Camp
    Grades 3- 11
    June 27 - July 1
    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Schenectady High School
    Flyer
 
  • Patriots Soccer Camp
    July 11-13 - Grades 7-12
    August 1-4 - Grades K-6
    Schenectady High School
    Flyer
 
  • NIKE Basketball Camp
    Ages 8-18
    July 11 - 15, Schenectady High School
    Flyer
 


  • 2016 Summer Youth Program at Woodlawn Park July 5 - August 11
    Flyer
 
  • Raindrops Closet
    Gala Fundraiser Dinner

    July 9, 6-10 p.m.
    Flyer
 
 
  • YMCA Youth Cricket
    Ages 6-12
    Tuesdays July 12-August 30
    Flyer
 
  • Siena College
    Summer Reading Skills
    Programs Offered in Schenectady
    Flyer

 

 
 
 

>> More Community Programs and Events
 
 
 
A D V O C A C YY
INEQUITIES IN STATE AID
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Civil Rights Complaint
Complaint under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974
 
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