📸 PHOTOS: Look at all of the excitement that happened this week at VC. ✅ Back to School Night ✅ Fall Festival ✅ STEAM projects in class ✅ Tay Fisher visits and teacher dance routine
MOBILE APP SUPPORT Click here to watch a short video on how to set your school and language preferences on our mobile app: hhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saNC9ek2Lqg
Please click on the link to open Supt. Soler's Brief for this week: https://www.schenectadyschools.org/page/superintendent-s-brief-september-16-2022 #schenectadyrising
The 2021-2022 Spotlight is arriving in mailboxes now. If you didn't get your copy, it will be arriving soon. Take a sneak peek here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2760/SCSD/2444841/2021-2022_Spotlight.pdf #schenectadyrising
COMMUNITY NOTE: Schenectady Youth Basketball open gym for SCSD students in grades 4-8 will begin next week. See flyer for details: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2760/SCSD/2436328/Schdy_Basketball_Club_Open_Gym.pdf
Happy Friday! Click here to open Superintendent Soler's Brief for this week: https://www.schenectadyschools.org/page/superintendent-s-brief-september-09-2022
Have you checked out the Schenectady Athletics Web Store? It's your one stop shop for athletic apparel. Follow this link to shop: https://schenectady-athletics-qt.itemorder.com/shop/home/
Don't miss 518 Common Unity Cup field Games Wed., 4 p.m. at the Mont Pleasant MS Field. Free food, music & more. Supplies given to the first 500 kids. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2760/SCSD/2406877/CC78F1D8-69A6-4C3A-894E-7C8248C51A6D.jpeg
Schenectady County has created an online childcare portal for families to apply for assistance. Families who previously didn't qualify for assistance may qualify now. Click on the link for more information and to apply online: https://www.schenectadycounty.com/scc/childcare
Ellis Family Health Center is hosting a Back-to- School Vaccination Clinic to help children in the community get their school vaccinations. This will be a walk-in service so no appointment is needed. More here: https://www.schenectadyschools.org/page/vaccination-clinic
ABOUT SCHOOL SUPPLIES The elementary school supply list serves as a recommended list for those who wish to buy school supplies. You are NOT required to purchase these. The district has purchased supplies and every student will have what they need.
School Supply Lists for Grades Pre-K through 5 are posted online: https://www.schenectadyschools.org/page/2022-2023-elementary-school-supply-lists
The 6th Annual Family Fun Day at Steinmetz Park is tomorrow, 2-3pm. Free! Dancing, face painting, family support, petting zoo, pony rides, hoops contest & more. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2760/SCSD/2215114/2022_Family_Fun_Day_Flyer.pdf
If you need assistance paying for childcare, contact Sch'dy County Dept of Social Services. Families of 2 earning up to $54,930 and families of 4 earning up to $83,250 are eligible to receive assistance. Contact info available here: https://www.schenectadycounty.com/dss
Van Corlaer's new student orientation will be held on August 25 from 12 - 3 p.m. We can't wait to meet you and welcome you to our school!
ESYO offers summer programs & activities for student musicians. Some are open to anyone. Others are limited to ESYO and/or CHIME students only. Follow this ink for more information: https://esyo.org/news-concerts/concerts-tickets
Coming soon: First annual Patriot Tech Camp for Schenectady teachers to learn more about, projectors, flat panel displays, and other educational technology integration concepts. It is time to Tech it Out
CREATE Together is hosting free art activities for all ages July 5 - Sept. 2, Monday-Friday, from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the following locations: Monday: Orchard Park Tuesday: Wallingford Park Wednesday: Cocoa House Thursday: Jaylens's Park Friday: Yates Village
⛷🏂 Don't miss this meeting on Wednesday, July 6, at 6:30! A great program providing ski lessons free of cost to elementary age students living in the city of Schenectady. The goal of the program is to provide underrepresented communities an opportunity to participate in winter sports. Lessons will be offered at Maple Ski Ridge during six Saturdays in January and February of 2023. Please attend the info session for more details or contact Ashok Ramasubramanian (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Are you interested in learning how to ski? There is an information session on Wednesday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Schenectady (104 Education Dr.) Learn about a program that provides free lessons to Schenectady elementary school kids.