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Calling all Youth Wrestlers: join the "Youth Wrestling Program" - Posted December 9, 2013
Is your child interested in learning the fundamentals of wrestling? The Youth Wrestling Program may be for them! This program will offer various levels of instruction tailored to the skill levels of the wrestlers in the program. A variety of wrestling games to improve coordination and agility will also be included. The program will be taught by the Columbia Wrestling High school and Modified Wrestling staff. Columbia High school Wrestlers will also be assisting in the program. If any parents have a background in wrestling and would like to volunteer help please inform the staff at registration.
Registration is December 16th from 5 p.m.-7p.m. at Columbia High School (Boys PE Office), $45 includes t-shirt at sign-up (additional children from the same family are $10).
Genet Journal - Posted December 5, 2013
I hope that your families all enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving. It was so nice to see our children’s happy faces coming back in the door! December is an exciting and busy month. Read more...
Genet PTO News - Posted December 5, 2013
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**Attention Parents and Community Members** East Greenbush CSD launches "Call to Action" - Posted December 4, 2013
The East Greenbush Central School District is initiating a community wide “call to action” advocacy effort to let state leaders and elected officials know that the District and taxpayers can no longer shoulder enormous cuts in education aid through the unfair Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA). Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle is encouraging all community stakeholders, including parents, students, teachers, homeowners, seniors and business leaders who support the District’s efforts, to write letters, email and call Governor Cuomo and elected officials to urge them to eliminate the GEA. Read more...
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle recently sat down with state Senator Kathy Marchione to discuss the devastating impact the GEA is having on East Greenbush CSD students and teachers.
A Message from the Kindergarten staff at Genet Elementary - Posted December 2, 2013
As you start to shop for the holidays and we talk about all the different celebrations around the world in the months of December and January, we focus on giving of ourselves and our gifts, as well as material gifts for those in need. For the past five years our kindergarten faculty has asked that in lieu of holiday gifts for teachers, each Kindergarten student bring in a small unwrapped gift for a child his/her age. Read more...
Genet Journal - Posted November 22, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Genet families! We have much to be thankful for at Genet Elementary School. Wonderful children, supportive and involved parents, a talented teacher and support staff, and a beautiful building all make for the best school ever! Thank you for all of the cooperative efforts you make to support our children and their teachers. Read more...
Join us in our annual Genet Food Drive! - Posted November 21, 2013
The Genet PTO and Student Council are teaming up to help with the fight against hunger. We will be collecting non-perishable food donations for CoNSERNS-U, a local food pantry feeding families in our own town.
Items can be sent in with your child or can be brought in during teacher conferences. There will be a box in the main lobby to collect items starting Monday, November 18 until Friday, December 6.
Ideas of what to send in…
*Apple Sauce *Canned Soup *Canned Pasta *Cereal *Gravy
*Canned Vegetables *Canned Fruit *Peanut Butter
*Jelly *Pancake Mix *Cereal Bars *Beans *Rice *Pasta
*Pop Tarts *Fruit Juice *Canned Pie Filling *Baby Food
NO GLASS CONTAINERS PLEASE
Thank you for your generous support!
Genet Journal - Posted November 15, 2013
On Monday evening, November 18th, from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, at Goff Middle School, Dr. Nagle, East Greenbush Superintendent of Schools, will host a third and final in a series, Common Core Information Night for parents and community members. This evening will be an opportunity for parents to find out more about the new Common Core Standards and the APPR process for reviewing the effectiveness of teachers and principals. The first two presentations in this series have been well attended and those attending have walked away with a number of helpful and valuable resources. Read more...
Genet PTO news - Posted November 15, 2013
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Mr. Siver returns! - Posted November 4, 2013
Mr. Siver has returned to Genet following a miserable broken ankle that prevented him from starting school. Welcome back and continued success in recovery!
Halloween at Genet - Posted November 1, 2013
Additional photos from Genet's Halloween Parade can be found by clicking here.
World Cafe Community Forum, Wednesday, November 6 - Posted October 28, 2013
The East Greenbush CSD will hold a "World Cafe Community Forum" next Wednesday, November 6, from 7 - 9 p.m. at Howard L. Goff Middle School. This year's topic is Communicating Academic Needs. Click the photo below for more details and we hope you can join us!
East Greenbush CSD hosts first “Parent Information Session” – Posted October 23, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle, administrators and teachers last evening hosted the first “Parent Information Session,” a proactive initiative by Dr. Nagle to team up parents and teachers for student success by educating parents on the new Common Core standards, APPR, the shift in state assessments and parent resources. Several media outlets were present at last evening’s forum – click each link below to see video and photos from the Parent Information Session:
Superintendent Dr. Angela Nagle's featured letter in The Troy Record - Posted October 17, 2013
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Angela Nagle today had her featured letter published in The Troy Record in regards to the upcoming Parent Information Sessions being hosted by the District. Click here to read Dr. Nagle's letter and find out how you can learn and help your child succeed academically. Read more...
Genet Journal - Posted October 11, 2013
Many thanks to all of our parents and grandparents who took the time to email the Board of Education, attend the October 9th BOE Meeting, or sign petitions to support Genet Elementary remaining open. I believe that your eloquent and respectful communications were very powerful and that they were definitely heard and considered. We have a wonderful school community and a talented faculty and staff. We are most grateful for your support and the opportunity to continue working with our great children and families. Read more...
Genet PTO News - Posted October 4, 2013
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Genet Journal - Posted October 4, 2013
A reminder to all EGCSD residents that the deadline to re-register for the Basic STAR exemptions is December 31. Read more...
Genet Journal - Posted September 27, 2013
We are not believing that Monday is the last day of September! This week has been a busy one. The Regional Assessments in ELA and Math began on Thursday in Grades K-5. These assessments will conclude next week until all make-up testing is completed. These assessments will provide baseline data for teachers which will assist them in making informed decisions about instruction for all students. The results of the end of year assessment, which will be administered in late Spring, will be compared to Fall assessment results to determine the growth and achievement levels of our students. Read more...
Genet Journal - Posted September 16, 2013
I hope that for you and your children the 2013-2014 school year has gotten off to a smooth start. We were especially delighted to welcome our Kindergarten students to Genet, along with many new students at Grades 1-5! As always, our staff will work diligently to ensure that while your children are here at school they are safe and that their individual needs are met. Read More...
Genet Journal - Posted August 19, 2013
The new school year is just a month away! It will be wonderful to see all of our Grade 1 through 5 students arriving back for their first day of school on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. To all of our new families, I extend a warm welcome to our Genet Family! Please note that the District is closed on Thursday, September 5, with classes resuming on Friday, September 6. Read More...