New Genet Playground Opens

New Genet Playground Opens

The East Greenbush Central School District officially opened the new Genet Elementary School playground at a ribbon cutting event on Monday after school. Students, staff and families attended the event so they could see the new playground and celebrate this important upgrade to the school campus.

Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Brian Yanish Talks Books, Drawing and Creating

Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Brian Yanish Talks Books, Drawing and Creating

Children’s book author and illustrator Brian Yanish visited Genet Elementary School on Wednesday to discuss books, the writing process and how he developed a love for drawing and creating at a young age. During his presentations in the school auditorium, Mr. Yanish showed some of his books to students including his series “Shark and Bot” and “Junk Re-Thunk, a book that shows children how to build from household recyclable items.

Educators Recognized for Completing Mentorship Program

Educators Recognized for Completing Mentorship Program

Two dozen teachers were recognized at the public Board of Education meeting on Wednesday evening for participating in the East Greenbush Central School District’s educator mentor program. The program pairs a new teacher with an experienced teacher in their same school or subject area to provide support and coaching throughout the school year to help ensure their success.

East Greenbush CSD Announces Half Days for June 18 and 20 Due to Extreme Heat in Weather Forecast

East Greenbush CSD Announces Half Days for June 18 and 20 Due to Extreme Heat in Weather Forecast

In anticipation of extreme heat next week and its impact on health and safety in schools, the East Greenbush Central School District will have half days for grades PK-8 on Tuesday, June 18 and Thursday, June 20. Schools are closed on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth and there is already a half day scheduled for Friday, June 21.