New School Year Begins Sept. 5

We hope you had a nice summer! The 2019-20 school year begins on Thursday, Sept. 5 for students in grades 1-12. The first day of school for kindergarten students is Friday, Sept. 6. Classroom supply lists can be found on individual school homepages. Other important dates Freshmen Orientation, Sept. 4, from 7:45 to 11:50 a.m., …

2019 Summer Math Challenge

Let the Math Challenge begin! If your child is interested in participating in the 2019 Summer Math Challenge, please have them log into their respective school and appropriate grade. Have a great summer!  

Building Our 2nd Century II capital project work begins this summer

School leaders are excited to begin the Building Our 2nd Century II construction project that was approved by voters in October 2018. Among other things, this project includes the addition of a secure entrance at the middle school, districtwide classroom upgrades, high school auditorium renovations, a new transportation facility, and roof repairs. The work is …

Coaches “Camp Out” on Roof

Pashey PE teachers are certainly true to their word! The school and PTA held its first Boosterthon Fundraiser and if $20,000 was raised for a new running track, Coaches Cohen and Ferrie agreed to camp out on the roof. Well, they raised the money so…it was the coaches turn to stick to their word. Earlier …

2019-20 School Supply Lists

To help make the start of a new school year a little less busy, Pashley teachers are providing 2019-20 school supply lists now. Take a look below and click on your child’s teacher for a complete supply list. Beginnings Program Mrs. Ferritto Kindergarten Mrs. Kelly Mrs. Mosall Mrs. Neary Grade 1 Mrs. Fernau Mrs. Gillgallon …

Summer Reading Challenge

Pashley Library Media Specialist Mrs. Neddo is challenging all Polar Bears to a Summer Reading Challenge. Can you read for at least 20 minutes each day this summer? She certain hopes so! The challenge runs from Friday, June 21 to Saturday, August 31. Psst: Don’t forget the power of audio books.  Grab one for the …

Summer 2019 Camps

Looking for something for your kids to do this summer? Here are a few camps offered in the area. Spartan Youth Football Skills Camp A great way to get in shape for the season.  Coach Shell, his staff, and the high school football players will run drills and teach skills each night of camp. Monday, …

First Graders are PARP Winners

It’s a 📚 frenzy at Pashley Elementary School! Congratulations 🎉👏 to Mrs. Hyland’s first grade students for reading the MOST minutes during the school’s Parents As Reading Partners program! The class also raised the most for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. For all their hard work and dedication, the students were …

Creative Writers Read Winning Stories at Bookstore

Creative Writers Read Winning Stories at Bookstore On Sunday, May 5, BH-BL students, Elizabeth (Stevens Elementary School), Emmy (Pashley Elementary School) and Caroline (Stevens Elementary School), spent the morning reading their winning creative writing pieces at the Open Door Bookstore on Jay Street in Schenectady. The bookstore holds an annual children’s creative writing contest then …

Kindergartner Reads 1001 Books

Congratulations to Pashley Polar Bear Rory Darling, who is in Mrs. Gilgallon’s kindergarten class, and just finished reading book one-thousand-and-one as part of the 1,001 Book Club. Rory was also a 2018 Summer Reading Champion. Way to go, Rory! #PolarBearPride  | #GreatDay2BeASpartan