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School Starts Wednesday, September 3

Register for First Call Notification System

The Village of Menands has made it possible for the Menands School District to be connected to their emergency notification system,entitled First Call. Through this system, the school will be able to send electronic messages to you about such emergencies as an early dismissal, or such notices as a reminder to vote on the annual school budget in May. Click here to register  (be sure to check the box to receive notifications from Menands School.) (First Call)


Outlook Email for Staff

Please read this memo (memo) and go to the Staff Resources page (page) to access your email
School Calendar (calendar) 
2014-2015 School Supplies Lists (list)
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Free and Reduced Lunch 2014-2015

If your family income or your family situation has changed, your child(ren) may be eligible to receive free and/or reduced priced meals in school. This includes both breakfast and lunch. (letter)  (application)
Colonie Center School Bucks
The Menands School PTA will be participating in the Colonie Center School Bucks for the 2014-15 school year. This is an easy way to help our school earn points. Please bring any original receipts (within 60 days of the purchase) to the Customer Service Desk at Colonie Center or to Menands School.  At the end of the school year, Colonie Center will award cash prizes to the top ten winning schools.  Our school placed tenth this year and was awarded $500. Thank you for your support.










Class of 2014 Graduation
The Class of 2014 graduated on the evening of Thursday, June 26.  Dr. Long addressed the class, as well as student speakers.  Mr. Jeff Masline, president of the Menands Board of Education, Dr. Long, and Mrs. Schroeder, school principal  presented the diplomas. Awards were also presented to the students. (photos)


Menands Board of Education Elects Officers for 2014-15

Congratulation to Mr. Jeff Masline, board president, and Mrs. Evelyn Harris,  vice-president.


Honor Roll Assembly Held

The students named to the Quarter 4 Honor Rolls, were honored in an assembly at school on June 26. (Honor Roll Students)  ________________________________________

Field Day a Success

Another successful Field Day was held on Monday, June 16. Thanks to Mrs. Aileen Nicoll and the Menands PTA for all their efforts in overseeing and planning the day.  (photos)


Eighth Grade Class Trip

The Class of 2014 went to Boston for their class trip on Wednesday, June 11.  The students visited the Museum of Science, went on a Duck Tour of the city, and ended their day at Quincy Market.  (photos)


Menands School Art Exhibit (view here)


Albany County Department of Health Summer Newsletter

(click here)


Free Parent Today Subscription Available

Parent Today is a fee email service that offers parenting information and tips every two weeks and is sent right into your inbox. (how to subscribe and information )


Walking and Biking Safety Resources

Pedestrian Safety - Tips for parents and other adults

Bicycle Safety Tips for Parents, Guardians and Kids__


Online Meal Prepayment System Available Now

We are pleased to offer a new option to help make your life easier. is an on-line system that allows you to make deposits into your student’s cafeteria account

Click here for more information. My School Bucks (PDF)

Town of Colonie Sex Offender Watch
Menands School District works closely with parents and guardians to ensure the safety of students at all times. Parents can become informed about convicted sex offenders living in this area by following this link to the Town of Colonie Police Department website. (more information)