Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The Rensselaer County Health Department is administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine at pop-up clinics throughout the county this summer. Walk-ins are accepted. Please note, individuals MUST be 18+ to be eligible for this single dose vaccine. View vaccine clinic schedule: https://www.rensco.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Summer-Vaccination-Pop-Ups.pdf

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Good Afternoon Genet Families and Happy Friday!

I hope this e-mail finds you all well and that you were able to enjoy the warmer weather this week. Here is this week’s Genet Journal and a few other updates from our school:

Genet Journal:

Please click here to download a copy of this week’s Genet Journal.

Weekly Special’s Rotation:

The week of March 15, 2021 will be an “A” Week and the 5th week in our special’s rotation.

Genet Yearbook:

This week your child(ren) came home with an order form for the Genet Yearbook. Order forms are due back by Friday, March 19th. Please click here to to download a copy of the ordering form: Genet Yearbook Ordering Form.

Spirit Week Next Week! Starts on Monday, March 15th!

As indicated in both last week’s and this week’s Genet Journal, starting on Monday, March 15th will be Spirit Week at Genet!  We hope that everyone will join us regardless if you are a remote or hybrid student! The schedule is as follows:

  • Monday 3/15 Twin Day – Students can pair up and dress alike for a day. Or an entire class can get together and dress alike.
  • Tuesday 3/16 Wild West Day – Break out the cowboy boots and flannel/plaid for a day out in the Wild West. Don’t forget your cowboy hat!
  • Wednesday 3/17 Green Day for St. Patrick’s Day – Wear as much green as you can!
  • Thursday 3/18 Crazy Hair/Hat Day – The wackier the better! Don’t feel like doing your hair? Put on a hat and off you go!
  • Friday 3/19 Pajama Day – Grab a few extra minutes of sleep by not worrying about what to wear! (No slippers allowed)

Report Cards:

Students will be receiving their report cards next week. Students who are in Kindergarten, 1st, 4th and 5th and all full-remote students will have their child’s report card e-mailed home on Monday, March 15th. Those report cards will be password protected and sent as a pdf file. In the directions of the e-mail it will tell you how to unlock your child’s report card for the second term.  The passcode is your child’s birthday in this format: mm/dd/yyyy. If you have any problems with this, please feel free to reach out to your child’s teacher or myself.

For students in grades 2 and 3, your child will be coming home with a paper copy of their progress report on the day they normally would attend class at Genet.

If you have any questions regarding your child’s second term report card, please reach out to your child’s teacher.

Student Physicals by School Nurse Mrs. Condo:

Dear Parents/Guardians,                                                                        

New York State law requires a health examination for all students entering the school district for the first time and when entering Pre-K or K, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th grade. The examination must be completed by a New York State licensed physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner.

If you have a copy of a recent physical, and you have the ability to scan, please email to Mrs. Condo at condoma@egcsd.org or contact your child’s physician’s office and have them fax the completed physical to 518-477-4466. Please submit as soon as possible.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Mrs. Condo at 518-207-2684 with any questions.

Youth Baseball and Lacrosse

Last week and this week students came home with flyers regarding Spring sports for baseball and lacrosse. Here are the flyers if you need them:

Attention 5th Grade Parents –  6th Grade Music Selection:

This week your 5th Grader should have come home with a letter from Goff Middle School regarding music course selection for their 6th Grade year. I am attaching the letter for you to review and to be on the look out for. Please read the letter from Mrs. Barker, Principal of Goff Middle School, speak to your child and indicate on the bottom half of the form which music selection your child would like to pursue at a 6th Grader. All forms are due back to Mrs. Scolaro by Friday, March 26th. Please click here to download a copy of the letter: Letter to 5th Grade Families regarding Music Selection for 6th Grade – DUE March 26, 2021

Upcoming Events:

Purple Day at Genet in support of Epilepsy –  We ask that students and staff wear Purple on Friday, March 26th in support of those that struggle with Epilepsy. We will be discussing Epilepsy over the next week week with students via the Genet Announcements and materials provided within their classrooms.

Thank you for your continued support of Genet. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions. I wish you all the best this upcoming week!

Sincerely,

Wayne Grignon
Principal