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11:30 a.m. dismissal
4th & 5th grade concert
12/23 - 1/1
December - Holiday Break
**Attention Parents and Community Members** East Greenbush CSD launches "Call to Action" - Posted December 4, 2013
The East Greenbush Central School District is initiating a community wide “call to action” advocacy effort to let state leaders and elected officials know that the District and taxpayers can no longer shoulder enormous cuts in education aid through the unfair Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA). Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle is encouraging all community stakeholders, including parents, students, teachers, homeowners, seniors and business leaders who support the District’s efforts, to write letters, email and call Governor Cuomo and elected officials to urge them to eliminate the GEA. Read more...
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle recently sat down with state Senator Kathy Marchione to discuss the devastating impact the GEA is having on East Greenbush CSD students and teachers.
Green Meadow community comes together to help families in need - Posted November 20, 2013
For several weeks, the Green Meadow Student Council, with guidance from Mr. Flannagan and Mr. Otto, has been organizing and collecting food items for “CoNSERNS-U”, a charitable program that is overseen by Catholic Charities of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. As part of their Thanksgiving charity outreach, Green Meadow Student Council members reached out to their fellow classmates, teachers and the entire Green Meadow community and seeking donations for this food drive, now in its fourth year.
Green Meadow Safety Letter from Mr. Garab - Posted November 19, 2013
The administration and staff at Green Meadow Elementary School makes school safety a top priority. Over the past several weeks our building level safety committee has conducted a comprehensive review all of safety practices and procedures. Various measures are in place to ensure that we are best prepared for any situation that may arise. Please take a moment to review some of the safety protocols that are in place. Read more…
Green Meadow commemorates Veterans Day - Posted November 8, 2013
Green Meadow Elementary students and staff recently gathered at a school assembly to commemorate Veterans Day and honor current and former military personnel in a ceremony at the school.
The Green Meadow ceremony began with a processional of students escorting their loved ones who are serving, or have served in the military. Then, in a series of moving presentations the students thanked the veterans in words, through song and with a dance.
Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin attended the event and noted that, “It’s important we as Americans take time out of our daily lives to thank current and retired veterans for their courage, dedication, patriotism and service to our country. Without them, we would not be able to enjoy the many freedoms we as Americans are so fortunate to have.”
November Letter from Mr. Garab - Posted November 7, 2013
October was a fun-filled and busy month for our students and staff. The Annual Halloween Parade was held indoors due to rainy weather. Although the parade was forced to be held indoors, our students had a great time showing off their creative costumes. Read more...
Picture Retake Day - Posted November 7, 2013
Attention parents: picture retake day will be Thursday, November 21, in the morning hours only.
Halloween at Green Meadow - Posted November 1, 2013
Additional photos from Green Meadow's Halloween can be found by clicking here.
Green Meadow students learn value of entrepreneurship – Posted November 1, 2013
3rd grade students from Green Meadow recently held their “Mexican Marketplace”. Students have been learning about the culture and traditions in Mexico, notably that the “marketplace” is the hub of society in Mexico. In the preceding weeks, students were awarded pesos for making good choices, such as good classroom behavior and completing all homework assignments, and they were able to shop more in the marketplace using those pesos. Additional photos can be found by clicking here.
World Cafe Community Forum, Wednesday, November 6 - Posted October 28, 2013
The East Greenbush CSD will hold a "World Cafe Community Forum" next Wednesday, November 6, from 7 - 9 p.m. at Howard L. Goff Middle School. This year's topic is Communicating Academic Needs. Click the photo below for more details and we hope you can join us!
Green Meadow Spirit Wear Order Form for Fall 2013 – Posted October 31, 2013
Show Your School Spirit with Green Meadow Clothing! Green Meadow Clothing makes great Holiday Gifts! Click here to read more!
"Apple Race" at Green Meadow - Posted October 25, 2013
On Thursday, Green Meadow Elementary held its annual “Apple Race.” Students in each grade ran the 650 meter course with their fellow classmates with many parents and community members cheering on. After the race, each student received an apple from Goold’s Orchard.
During an afternoon assembly after the races, students were given several awards. One of the most coveted is the “Iron Kid” award. Students who receive this award have beaten their 650 meter time each time they had physical education class. There were 24 students who received the award this year. Congratulations!
Emergency Go-Home Drills - Posted October 24, 2013
On Friday, November 8, 2013, all East Greenbush Central Schools will be conducting their mandated Emergency “Go-Home” Drills. Green Meadow Elementary School’s dismissal will be approximately 15 minutes earlier than usual and students will dismiss at 3:15 p.m. on that day. This Emergency “Go-Home” Drill is required by NYS Law. Green Meadow School will close promptly at 3:15 p.m. on this date. Read more...
East Greenbush CSD hosts first “Parent Information Session” – Posted October 23, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle, administrators and teachers last evening hosted the first “Parent Information Session,” a proactive initiative by Dr. Nagle to team up parents and teachers for student success by educating parents on the new Common Core standards, APPR, the shift in state assessments and parent resources. Several media outlets were present at last evening’s forum – click each link below to see video and photos from the Parent Information Session:
Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle's featured letter in The Troy Record - Posted October 17, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle today had her featured letter published in The Troy Record in regards to the upcoming Parent Information Sessions being hosted by the District. Click here to read Dr. Nagle's letter and find out how you can learn and help your child succeed academically. Read more...
Students "Race for the Cure" - Posted October 8, 2013
Several Green Meadow students participated in last Saturday's Susan G. Komen "Race for the Cure" in Albany. These students truly stepped up to honorably represent their school and community in the fight against breast cancer. More photos can be found on the EGCSD Facebook page.
Green Meadow students honor former student through cleanup project - Posted October 9, 2013
One student from each of Green Meadow’s four 5th grade classes recently participated in a cleanup project at the school in honor of a former student, Dana Markowitz. Dana was a student at Green Meadow from 1977-1981, and was tragically killed in a car accident. Dana's mother, Patricia Markowitz, planted a tree in memory of her son at the school on Arbor Day 1993. Each of these students, chosen to participate in the cleanup based on their love for gardening, took time at the end of the school day to help Mrs. Markowitz dig up weeds and plant flowers and mulch, and shared memories and stories of Green Meadow Elementary.
An October Message from Mr. Garab - Posted October 8, 2013
I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the entire Green Meadow community for helping our school year get off to a fantastic start. Students, parents, and staff all played a key role in this success. As I visit classrooms, it is evident our students are actively engaged in the learning process and have settled into routines. Read more...
October's Character Education Assembly: Respect - Posted October 7, 2013
Earlier today, Green Meadow Elementary held its second Character Education Assembly of the school year. October’s theme is respect. The monthly assembly meetings are an opportunity for students to learn a different character value and see examples of that value acted out by fellow classmates. It’s also an opportunity for the entire student body to recite the “Green Meadow Character Pledge”:
Respect, Responsibility and Citizenship too,
They bring out the best in me and you.
Trustworthiness and being fair
Help us to show others that we really care.
We all know what’s right,
We all know what’s good-
We will do the things that we know we should.
Click here for more photos from the Character Education Assembly.
Mr. Garab addresses students at the October Character Education Assembly.
Students and Staff welcome Principal Garab - Posted September 23, 2013
On Friday, September 13, 2013, the students and staff at Green Meadow Elementary welcomed their new principal, Dan Garab, with a school wide assembly. Songs and trivia were shared and enjoyed by all. Welcome Mr. Garab! Read more...
Back to school letter from Mr. Garab - Posted August 26, 2013
Dear Parents and Guardians - I hope you and your family have had some time to relax and enjoy the summer. In just a few weeks the 2013-2014 school year will begin. This is certainly an exciting time for our students, staff, and the greater Green Meadow community. Read more...
Elite Runner Visits Green Meadow - Posted June 3, 2013
Four-time Olympian and three-time Freihofer’s Run for Women champion Benita Willis spent the morning of May 31 at Green Meadow School inspiring young runners. Read more or view a photo album of her visit here.
Green Meadow Field Day - Posted May 22, 2013
On Wednesday, May 22, students at Green Meadow enjoyed their annual field day activities. Thank you to the host of volunteers who helped to make the day a success! Read More...
Green Meadow Collects Pennies for Patients - Posted May 20, 2013
Student Council recently coordinated a Pennies for Patients drive for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Students, faculty and staff donated their change and raised $924.74. Read More...
Students Earn Physical Education Leader Awards - Posted May 7, 2013
Seven Green Meadow students were honored with a Physical Education Leader Award at a ceremony at Hudson Valley Community College on May 6. The Leadership Award is given each year to students that exhibit outstanding leadership and excellence in Physical Education. Read More...
Green Meadow Clean-Up Day - Posted May 3, 2013
Green Meadow students were hard at work on May 3rd sprucing up the grounds during the annual clean-up day. Thank you to our students and volunteers! To view a photo album click here.
Third Grade Shows Entrepreneurship - Posted May 1, 2013
Green Meadow 3rd grade students are showing their entrepreneurial spirit with their Mexican marketplace today! To view a photo album click here.
Dan Garab Appointed Green Meadow Principal - Posted April 24, 2013
At the April 23 Board of Education meeting Dan Garab was appointed principal of Green Meadow Elementary School replacing Interim Principal Dr. McDonald. Mr. Garab currently serves as an Assistant Principal at Goff Middle School. He will begin his new position on July 1. Read the letter from Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle announcing the appointment here. Read a letter from Mr. Garab here.
Green Meadow Holds Jump Rope Olympics - Posted March 27, 2013
Students at Green Meadow had their game faces on for the annual Jump Rope Olympics held at the school on March 27. To view a photo album of the event click here.
Green Meadow Welcomes Hudson Talbott - Posted March 26, 2013
Author and illustrator Hudson Talbott brought the wide world to Green Meadow students during his recent visit to the school. With a love for adventure and history, Talbott introduced the students to his diverse body of work and talked to them about his writing process. Read More...
Green Meadow Gymnastics Show - Posted February 13, 2013
On Wednesday, February 13, the Green Meadow community gathered for the annual Gymnastics Show. To view a photo album of the event click here.
Team Spirit Day - Posted February 6, 2013
On Friday, February 1st, Green Meadow students, faculty and staff got into the spirit of Super Bowl weekend by wearing their favorite team jerseys. To view a photo album click here.
Fifth Grade Scientists - Posted February 6, 2013
Green Meadow 5th grade students recently dissected sterilized owl pellets. Since owls cannot digest bones, fur and feathers, the owl pellets allow students to act as scientists as they discover what owls eat. Read More…
Reading, Writing and Rhyming at Green Meadow - Posted January 10, 2013
Richie Phillips of 107.7 WGNA brought his Reading, Writing, and Rhyming school program to Green Meadow Elementary today. Students in Mrs. Romer’s 4/5 combo class helped create a rhymin’ song about Green Meadow. Listen to the Sean and Richie morning show on Friday, January 11, or visit the WGNA website to hear Richie and the students perform their original tune! To view a photo album of the creative process click here.
Green Meadow Hosts Book Fair - Posted November 29, 2012
Students at Green Meadow have an opportunity to cultivate their love of reading at the annual Fall book fair. Students may purchase books or create a wish list to bring home to parents. The book fair will run through December 6th in the library. A special evening book fair will be held on December 6th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Band Room. View a photo album of students at the book fair here.
Green Meadow Students Commemorate Veterans Day - Posted November 8, 2012
On Thursday, November 8th, the Green Meadow community gathered to commemorate Veterans Day and honor current and former military personnel in a ceremony at the school. Read More…
Counting By Six - Posted October 25, 2012
Mrs. Baldwin's First Grade Class uses Kix Cereal in math. Using the cereal, students experiment with different ways to make the number 6. The cereal helped them explore this concept 4 + 2, 5 +1, 6 + 0, and 3 + 3. They worked hard and had a great time! To view pictures of the students at work click here.
Green Meadow Apple Race - Posted October 24, 2012
Despite the chill in the air, the Green Meadow school community gathered on Wednesday, October 24th to cheer the entire student body as they participated in the annual Apple Race. The 650 meter course was no match for the seasoned Green Meadow athletes. To see a photo album of the event click here.
First Grade Students Meet Their New Reading Partner - Posted October 18, 2012
First grade students at Green Meadow met Maggie the mastiff and her fantastic volunteer owner Mrs. Perry this week. Over the next few months every first grade student will have the opportunity to sit and read with Maggie. Coordinated by the Green Meadow PTO this is an opportunity for children to develop reading fluency with a non-judgmental reading partner! Read More...
Photo Album: Character Education Assembly - Posted September 21, 2012
Green Meadow held its first Character Education Assembly today. The entire student body, along with the faculty and staff, took the pledge to uphold the Green Meadow Bill of Rights. Read More...
Photo Album: First Day of School - Posted September 4, 2012
Students in grades 1-12 are back at school. Click here to see a photo album of their first day.
For additional information visit the Green Meadow PTO website.