Goff Middle School Principal Wayne Grignon will be the next principal of Citizen Genet Elementary School. The Board of Education approved the transfer at its public meeting on Wednesday evening, meaning Mr. Grignon will finish out this school year at Goff and then move to Genet on July 1, 2019 and succeed Principal Ana Yeomans, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
In just a few hours’ time on Friday morning, students from Columbia High School and Howard L. Goff Middle School transformed an empty gymnasium into a festive Christmas Store at CoNSERNS-U in the city of Rensselaer.
Goff Middle School is celebrating Spirit Week all this week. Have fun and thanks for participating!
Eight Columbia varsity fall teams received the Scholar/Athlete Team Award from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.
The Columbia Cheerleading program and Leaders of Tomorrow Leading Today brought presents to preschool children at Saint Anne’s Institute in Albany on Thursday.
Principal Yeomans provides an update of school news and events in this week’s Genet Journal.
Columbia High School’s Class of 2019 is hosting a fundraiser on Sunday, December 16 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Panera Bread location at 279 Troy Rd., Rensselaer, NY 12144. When you present this voucher to your cashier, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the senior class.
On Friday morning, students from the Goff Middle School Student Council will purchase gifts with money they raised from this fall and bring bags full of toys, games and clothing to CoNSERNS-U for its annual free Christmas store. Among the items they donate for low-income families will be two dozen handmade wooden toy cars and trucks.
Come out and support our ice hockey players on the Capital District Jets for Pack the Rink Night on Saturday, December 15 at 5:55 p.m. The Jets will be playing the Niskayuna/Schenectady/Albany Mohawks at the Albany County Hockey Facility.
Congratulations to Molly DeMarco ’19 who won Columbia Idol on Friday evening in the school auditorium.