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Kindergarteners give to communityPosted December 18, 2014
Our smallest students gave their whole hearts to neighbors in need! Kindergarteners at Citizen Genet Elementary School purchased, wrapped, and presented gifts for other children to representatives from the START Children's Center. Mrs. Hammill, Mrs. McHugh, and Mrs. Boyle have coordinated this project for the last several years. The students smiled brightly as they were told about the importance of caring for others. View photos...

 

Santa breakfastPosted December 16, 2014
This past Saturday, Santa was spotted at the Sports Grill on Rte. 4 with Genet Elementary students! Lori Malone was also there taking a few photos to share with us.

 

District says goodbye to longtime music teacherPosted December 5, 2014
She made the East Greenbush Central School District a place of harmony for thirty-four years.  But now, it’s time for Mrs. Beth Kebea to write the next stanza of her own song.   She is retiring from teaching music at the Citizen Genet and Green Meadow Elementary Schools. Read more...

 

Cyber bullying focus of grades 4, 5 assembly Posted December 4, 2014
Fourth and fifth graders together from across all five schools of the District came together to hear about the risks of constant contact to the digital world.  Mr. John Kelly, a former school resource officer from the Saratoga Springs City School District who is currently working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, directed an hour-long discussion with students Thursday about staying safe online.  Read more...

 

Charlotte's Web on stagePosted November 19, 2014
We know Wilbur and Charlotte like they're members of the family. This week, the well-known characters were on stage at Genet as students K-2 across the District watch the classic "Charlotte's Web" performed.

 

Genet JournalPosted November 14, 2014
700 Candy Grams sold! Big math contest winners! An old favorite novel comes to life on the Genet stage! They're just some of the stories highlighting this edition of the Genet Journal. Read more...

 

Salute to Our Veterans Posted November 6, 2014
The Citizen Genet family came together Friday to honor those who fought to defend our nation. Senator Kathleen Marchione led the students in a great big "thank you" to our servicemen and women! Each was presented with a flag and a hug from a child in the school. All students sung "Proud to Be an American" as well. View photos...

 

Emergency Go-Home Drill scheduled for Friday Posted November 6, 2014
An annual early dismissal is scheduled across the East Greenbush Central School District Friday, November 7. The drill is in compliance with the regulations of the Commissioner of Education. Read more...

 

Halloween happeningsPosted November 5, 2014
The famous Halloween Parades marched their way around our elementary buildings last Friday! Catch a glimpse of one of your children? View photos here!

 

Book Fair continues this weekPosted November 4, 2014
Hitting the books! Students at the Citizen Genet school are stopping by the annual Book Fair in the library all week! It continues through Thursday; parents are welcome to stop by tomorrow night (Wednesday) from 6:30-8:00!

 

Genet JournalPosted November 3, 2014
Our fall Book Fair is on! A special Veterans' Salute is planned. So is a special Moustache Day! Read more...

 

Genet Student Council raises money, awareness for breast cancerPosted October 29, 2014
Student Council representatives at the Citizen Genet Elementary School thought they would sell 50 Candy Grams last year.  500 later, they’re setting their sights on another fantastic year!  While there are only a few days left to purchase Candy Grams, the sweet message is what motivates these students to continue. Read more...

 

PTO newsletterPosted October 24, 2014
The PTO congratulates student council officers, and a Scholastic Book Fair is scheduled for November. Read more...

 

Genet JournalPosted October 24, 2014
There are several events to mark in the calendar for the week ahead. Picture Day and the Halloween Parade are coming up soon! Read more...

 

Fall run draws a crowdPosted October 16, 2014
On Wednesday, October 15, Genet Elementary School students stepped off for the annual Fall Run! Here are some pictures of the first grade's event. View photos...

 

Genet JournalPosted October 16, 2014
The fall run was a great success! Student Council officers are now in charge. "Stop, drop, and roll" are words to remember. Those are some of the top stories in this week's Genet Journal.

 

Genet JournalPosted October 6, 2014
Fire prevention week and the annual fall run are coming up! Those are some of the top stories in this week's Genet Journal.

 

Genet JournalPosted September 29, 2014
The Superintendent will speak at a PTO meeting open to the public; "We the People" dances on to the stage; Fun Friday returns: it's all in this week's edition of the Genet Journal.

 

Cashing in on Box TopsPosted September 22, 2014
We’re calling for Box Tops, and you’re helping us!  This week, an East Greenbush family sent a large sum of Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education to contribute! Read more...

 

Ice cream social – Posted September 18, 2014
A sweet "welcome back!" Citizen Edmond Genet Elementary School students gathered Friday for an Ice Cream Social. Thank you to Lori Malone for sharing! Click here for more photos...

 

Information regarding EnterovirusPosted September 16, 2014
EV-D68 is causing cases of severe respiratory (breathing) illness among children and other individuals. Such illness has sometimes resulting in hospitalization, especially among children with asthma. Read more...

 

District looking for seniors to reach students Posted August 11, 2014
It has been said that the greatest gift one person can give another is that of himself or herself.  STARS do that every day in the East Greenbush Central School District. STARS, or Seniors Teaching and Reaching Students, is a volunteer program in which anyone 55 years or older may work in a classroom directly with students and teachers.  Read more...

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