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Green Meadow Gymnastics Show Gets a Perfect 10 – Posted March 10, 2015
Green Meadow Elementary School hosted its annual Gymnastics Show last Thursday in front of a packed crowd. The show featured 22 different routines, mostly performed by fourth and fifth graders, set to upbeat, popular music. Full story.
A Practical Approach to Eating Healthier – Posted March 5, 2015
Check out recommendations from the USDA to encourage healthy eating - plus some fun and healthy food ideas for St. Patrick's Day. Full story.
Principal's March Newsletter – Posted March 4, 2015
Mr. Daniel Garab looks forward to better weather and important events: the annual Green Meadow Carnival, budget review sessions and the Education Foundation's Hall of Fame Induction Gala. Be on the lookout for report cards, too! Read more.
Orientation Meeting for Incoming 6th Grade Parents – Posted March 2, 2015
Howard L. Goff Middle School is hosting its annual Sixth Grade Orientation Meeting this Thursday, March 5 at 6 p.m. in the gymnasium. If you have not already returned your parent articulation form to your child’s elementary school, please bring the form to the middle school that evening. We look forward to meeting you and sharing information about our school, schedules and opportunities for your child’s upcoming middle school experience.
2015 WinterFest - Posted January 8, 2015
The East Greenbush CSD recently announced that the 2015 WinterFest has been scheduled for January 16th, 17th & 18th. This year's events will include a free concert on Friday night, the annual WinterFest with fireworks on Saturday, and Rock ní Bowl on Sunday. Please see our flyer for complete details and event locations. WinterFest/Rock n' Bowl Flyer
Principal's January Newsletter – Posted January 7, 2015
Mr. Daniel Garab welcomes the new year with new staff and information on dressing for the cold weather. Read more.
Making a Difference – Posted December 22, 2014
"Hope for the future." That's the gift Green Meadow students want to give needy families this holiday season. They presented it in the form of $400 in donations collected by the Student Council for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Staff collected gifts, clothes, and canned goods for Green Meadow families, as well.
Concert rescheduled – Posted December 12, 2014
The music department has rescheduled the Green Meadow Elementary School 4th and 5th grade concert. It will be held Monday, December 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Genet Elementary School auditorium. Please contact your child's music teacher if you have any questions.
District says goodbye to longtime music teacher – Posted December 5, 2014
She made the East Greenbush Central School District a place of harmony for thirty-four years. But now, it’s time for Mrs. Beth Kebea to write the next stanza of her own song. She is retiring from teaching music at the Citizen Genet and Green Meadow Elementary Schools. Read more...
Cyber bullying focus of grades 4, 5 assembly – Posted December 4, 2014
Fourth and fifth graders together from across all five schools of the District came together to hear about the risks of constant contact to the digital world. Mr. John Kelly, a former school resource officer from the Saratoga Springs City School District who is currently working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, directed an hour-long discussion with students Thursday about staying safe online. Read more...
Coolest creator: inventor encourages grade-school ingenuity – Posted December 2, 2014
Many of us imagine when we’re young of things we’d like to create. Today, students at the Green Meadow Elementary School learned about how one inventor put his thoughts on paper and made them come to life. Read more...
Students give back to community – Posted November 25, 2014
The Green Meadow community has completed its annual food drive to help CoNSERNS-U of Catholic Charities. The Student Council has been counting, weighing, and packing 700 items weighing 343 pounds over the last few days. The goal was 450 items! Thanks to all at Green Meadow for recognizing and feeding the need!
Charlotte's Web on stage – Posted November 19, 2014
We know Wilbur and Charlotte like they're members of the family. This week, the well-known characters were on stage at Genet as students K-2 across the District watch the classic "Charlotte's Web" performed.
Green Meadow honors veterans – Posted November 10, 2014
At times, there wasn't a dry eye in the room. Students and staff at the Green Meadow Elementary School gathered Monday to thank Veterans for their service to our country, and support currently active servicemen and women whose ties run back to the Schodack elementary school. Read more...
Emergency Go-Home Drill scheduled Friday – Posted November 6, 2014
An annual early dismissal is scheduled across the East Greenbush Central School District Friday, November 7. The drill is in compliance with the regulations of the Commissioner of Education. Read more...
Community budget meeting – Posted November 6, 2014
Our district is already preparing for the development of the 2015-2016 school budget. As part of this process, Dr. Angela Nagle, our Superintendent of Schools, is actively seeking community input. She will be attending our next PTO on November 13 to ascertain opinions, questions, and concerns from the Green Meadow community. You do not have to be a Green Meadow parent or PTO member to attend. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Principal's November newsletter – Posted November 6, 2014
Mr. Daniel Garab looks ahead to events in the coming days and weeks: an emergency go-home drill, a salute to our nation's veterans, and a classic children's novel come to life. Read more...
Kindergarten pen pals meet – Posted October 23, 2014
Students from Mrs. Jean Decker's Red Mill Kindergarten class spent Thursday morning getting to know their pen pals from Mrs. Nicole Maney's Green Meadow Kindergarten class. The two teachers have been doing the pen pal program for about the last two decades! They say it's a great way for students to get to know each other. Many of their former students still remember their pen pals by the time they get to high school! Students did various activities together today. Click here for photos...
Fire Safety Week – Posted October 6, 2014
Thursday, the East Greenbush Fire Department visited with students at the Green Meadow Elementary School to discuss fire safety, and give tours of their apparatuses. Students learned the importance of "stop, drop, and roll," not to play with fire, checking smoke detectors, and having an exit plan if there's a fire at home. To view photos from the fire department's visit, click here...
Principal's October newsletter – Posted October 6, 2014
It was a busy September at Green Meadow, and now we look ahead to the rest of October and beyond: apple races, Veteran's Day, and fire prevention events. Read more...
Elks lend a hand to students – Posted September 30, 2014
On Monday, September 29, members of the Rensselaer Elks Lodge # 2073 visited each third grade classroom at the Green Meadow Elementary School. The Elks generously donated a brand new dictionary to every third-grade student. The students and staff extend their thanks and appreciation to the Elks for carrying on this annual tradition.
Friday at Green Meadow – Posted September 26, 2014
It is indeed a happy Friday at the Green Meadow school! Students are in gym class learning the skill of being a lacrosse teammate, and the art of music playing the recorder! View photos...
Messages from above – Posted September 23, 2014
Spirits soar in Schodack September 19. Fourth graders at Green Meadow Elementary are hoping to make new friends, with messages to them from above! Students attached notes with their names on them to balloons, which they then watched float in to the sky. The children wrote down goals for their fourth-grade studies and attached those to the balloons, as well. They also included their addresses, in hopes that when the balloon comes back down, the person who finds it sends a letter back! View photos...
Information regarding Enterovirus – Posted September 16, 2014
EV-D68 is causing cases of severe respiratory (breathing) illness among children and other individuals. Such illness has sometimes resulting in hospitalization, especially among children with asthma. Read more...
Welcome back! – Posted September 4, 2014
Another year! Students in grades 1-12 returned to the buildings of the East Greenbush Central School District Thursday! Read more...
Principal's Safety Letter - Posted September 3, 2014
The staff at Green Meadow Elementary School makes school safety a top priority. We work diligently to ensure that while your children are here at school they are safe. Various measures are in place to ensure that we are best prepared for any situation that may arise. Additionally, a new secure reception vestibule was recently constructed to enhance the safety of our students, staff, and visitors to the school. Read more...
Principal's Welcome Back Letter - Posted August 11, 2014
It's almost time to head back to school! As you prepare for the upcoming year, Green Meadow principal Mr. Daniel Garab offers some tips and reminders. Read more...
District looking for seniors to reach students - Posted August 11, 2014
It has been said that the greatest gift one person can give another is that of himself or herself. STARS do that every day in the East Greenbush Central School District. STARS, or Seniors Teaching and Reaching Students, is a volunteer program in which anyone 55 years or older may work in a classroom directly with students and teachers. Read more...