SCHOOL NEWS

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Upcoming Events
DATE
EVENT
TIME
5/4
Board of Education Meeting/Public Hearing
@ Goff
7:30 pm
5/9
Kindergarten Screening by Appt
5/10
Kindergarten Screening by Appt
5/10
PTO Meeting
7:00 pm

Budget Hearing Scheduled for May 4 – Posted May 3, 2016
The public hearing for the 2016-17 proposed school budget will be held at the Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Howard L. Goff Middle School cafeteria. View agenda and presentation.

Students Receive Youth Awards from Town of East Greenbush – Posted May 4, 2016

Fifth grader Logan Song was one of 12 standout students from East Greenbush Central School District to be honored at the Town of East Greenbush Spotlight on Youth Awards Ceremony Tuesday afternoon at town hall. Full story.

Are You Registered to Vote? – Posted May 4, 2016
To vote in East Greenbush Central School District’s upcoming Budget Vote and Board Election on Tuesday, May 17, New York State law requires that you be registered. Voter lookup.

What You Need to Know About the 2016-17 School Budget – Posted May 3, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, District residents will vote on the $90,133,002 proposed school budget for 2016-17. The proposed budget would maintain all current programs and services with a tax levy increase of 1.92%, which is below the state tax cap of 3.35%. More information.

District to Support Brain Tumor Research – Posted May 3, 2016
Students and staff at East Greenbush CSD have entered a team in the 12th annual Team Billy Ride and Walk for Research on Sunday, May 15 in Saratoga Springs to raise awareness and funding for brain tumor research. Full story.

Spring Into Fresh Produce – Posted April 27, 2016

Now that the days are getting longer and the dreary days of winter are behind us, let’s do a spring cleaning on our nutrition! Full story.

District Recognizes 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year – Posted April 20, 2016

East Greenbush Central School District recognized its 2015-16 Volunteers of the Year at Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting at Red Mill Elementary School. Full story.

Board Approves Smart Schools Investment Plan – Posted April 19, 2016
The District’s Smart Schools Investment Plan to spend $400,000 in state funding for instructional technology upgrades in 2016-17 was approved by the Board of Education at last week's meeting. Full story.

Education Foundation Raises $10,000 for Enrichment Grants – Posted April 19, 2016

The East Greenbush Education Foundation raised $10,000 for summer enrichment grants at its annual gala on April 8 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, N.Y. Full story.

2016-17 Incoming Grade 6 Parent Orientation Rescheduled for April 18 – Posted April 15, 2016
The 2016-17 Incoming Grade 6 Parent Orientation (for parents of current 5th graders) has been rescheduled to Monday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at Howard L. Goff Middle School.

Letter from Principal Garab – Posted April 12, 2016
Principal Garab provides school news and events in his April letter, including information about state testing and the 2016-17 proposed school budget. Read letter.

Tentative Calendar Changes Due to Unused Emergency Closings – Posted April 11, 2016
No emergency closing days have been used during this school year. Therefore, all District schools are tentatively closed on the following dates:

  • Thursday, April 21
  • FridayApril 22
  • FridayMay 27
  • TuesdayMay 31

In the event that no emergency closings occur, an additional day off will be granted. An announcement will be made in late April.

Board of Education Approves Proposed Budget; Goes to Vote on May 17 – Posted April 7, 2016
The Board of Education approved the proposed school budget for 2016-17 at Wednesday’s Budget Review Session. The proposed budget, which maintains all current programs and services, totals $90.1 million. It has a tax levy increase of 1.92%, which is below the state tax cap of 3.35%. Full story.

Education Foundation Selected for Hannaford Charity Program – Posted March 31, 2016

In the month of April, every blue Hannaford Helps reusable bag that is purchased at its Columbia Turnpike location will result in a $2 donation to the East Greenbush Education Foundation. Full story.

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