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OPEN HOUSE/TRANSITION NIGHT
Elementary Schools:  June 7, 6 p.m.
Middle Schools:  June 2, 6 p.m.
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May 27:  No School, Recess Day
May 30:  No School  Memorial Day
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Laurence T. Spring, Superintendent
108 Education Drive, Schenectady, NY  12303  |  Ph:  518.370.8100
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REDISTRICTING ADVOCATING &
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2016-17 BUDGET
PARENT ENGAGEMENT SCSD STAFF
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CAPITAL PROJECT DISTRICT CONTACT GUIDE






 
  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
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     
 
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
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
Congrats
Boys Track Team finished 3rd in Suburban Council 
Many first place finishes, two school records & more
May 17 Budget Vote and Election Results
Budget Passed  907 Yes  |  293 No
Central Park  Referendum Passed  882 Yes  |  302 No
Board of Education:  Ann Reilly & Cathy Lewis were elected
MAY 18 2016
Congrats to Evan Ducreay,

first place winner in scholarship competition

 
May 13 2016
Two SHS seniors sign college letters of intent Friday
Congrats to Kaileigh Serafini & Calvin Cleworth
 
Congratulations
Congrats to Carries White, first grade teacher at Yates, one of WNYT and SEFCU's Top Teachers this school year.   A ceremony was held on May 11 at Glen Sanders.
 
 Notice:  Change to school calendar
 
Daily Gazette, May 8, 2016
Lincoln Elementary focuses on family, fundamentals
 
Time Warner Cable News
CHIME Rings in Success in Schenectady
 
April Athletes of the Month
Congratulations to Maazin Ahmed and Zairah Harris, April Athletes of the Month.
MAY 05 2016
Congratulations
to Schenectady High School Senior Rayman Alli, who is being awarded with Clarkson University's Anne & Walt Robb Scholarship. 
ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS FOR 2016-17
SCSD names two new principals and district director of PPS  More
MAY 2016
Congratulations to the SCSD teams that competed in OVA competition  Two teams took third place

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
 
In the News      *        More School Stories & News
     
Announcements & Reminders
RECESS DAY:  May 27   
Change to school calendar
 
2015-2016 Traveling Art Show Schedule
SCSD Annual Art Exhibit
Rotterdam Square Mall

May 14-22
Opening Reception May 16, 6 - 7 p.m.
Elmer Avenue Farewell Open House
May 24, 4 p.m.
 
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.
 


BOARD OF EDUCATION
MEETINGS
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Board of Education Meeting
June 1,  7 p.m.
Mont Pleasant Midle School Cafeteria
Agenda
 
Presentations
May 18 Board of Education Meeting: 

Capital Project     3rd Qtr Academic Report
 
Board of Education Schedule
 
2016-17
 
Do you want to be considered for a teaching position in Schenectady?
 
Follow these steps
Assistant District Director
for Safety and Preparedness

Start Date:  July 01 2016
Deadline to Apply:  June 06 2016

Invitation to Apply   Job Description
Assistant School Business Official
Start Date:  July 01 2016
Deadline to Apply:  June 03 2016

Invitation to Apply     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
Administrative Posting
Assistant Director of Special Education
Deadline to Apply:  May 30 2016
Invitation to Apply
Instructional Supervisors
5 Positions

Start Date:  July 01 2016
Deadline to Apply:  June 02 2016
Posting   Job Description
Programs and Events 
Community Partners Directory 
 
  • Kids Arts Festival
    June 4
    Noon - 4 p.m.
    Jay Street Outside Schenectady City Hall
    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
 
  • Make-A-Wish Fishing Tournament
    June 5, 2016, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
    Six Mile Waterworks, 135 Fuller Rd., Albany
    Flyer
 













  • Siena College
    Summer Reading Skills
    Programs Offered in Schenectady
    Flyer

 

  • Union College UCARE Day
    Sunday, May 22, 12 - 3 p.m.
    Union College Field House
    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
Stand up for Education:   Demand equitable school funding
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Community Advocacy
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Complaint under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974
 
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