Times Union reported May 31 about the recognition for
Albany High School students in the state's prestigious My Brother's
Keeper Fellowship Program.
Check out this May 30
Spectrum News preview of the Albany High School unified basketball team's
upcoming championship game vs. South Glens Falls on May 31.
Times Union coverage May 23 of the skilled labor signing
ceremony at Albany High School's Abrookin Career and Technical
Times Union reported May 17 about the volunteer work of
City School District of Albany students in painting murals on abandoned
Times Union reported May 12 on the
budget proposal and facilities
package that city voters will consider when they go to the polls
WNYT/Ch. 13 reported on Bike to School Day at Arbor Hill
Elementary School on May 8.
Spectrum News visited Albany High School on May 7 to cover the
signing ceremony for 14 student-athletes who will be continuing
their athletic careers in college.
Times Union reported April 21 about the inequities facing
small-city school districts like Albany when calculating the debt
limit for facilities projects. The state's non-city school
districts, which make up a significant majority of the public school
districts statewide, are held to a looser standard than small-city
districts when calculating debt limits, a disparity the district is
working to change.
Times Union reported April 17 about Albany International Center's
unique student collaboration to make podcast history.
WTEN/Ch. 10 coverage of Living Literature Day at Delaware
Community School on March 22.
WNYT/Ch. 13 highlighted the excellent work Eagle Point
Elementary School students are doing to help children around the
world - and themselves - be healthy.
a look at this
Times Union Women@Work feature highlighting Adams and
her mission of going “All in for Albany.” Women@Work focuses on the
perspectives of women in leadership positions throughout the Capital
Region, and Adams appears on the cover of the print version of the
publication’s March/April edition.
Check out this feature from the Feb. 23
Times Union about 1959 Albany High School graduate
Adolphus C. Hailstork III. Dr. Hailstork is returning to Albany for
a recital of his music Saturday afternoon at the Cathedral of All
Saints, 62 S. Swan St. He is a professor of music and eminent
scholar at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. He was a
2010 inductee into the City School District of Albany Hall of
Check out this Feb. 22 story about the Albany High School girls'
basketball team's outstanding season (so far!) in the
Times Union Pine Hills blog.
Times Union reported Feb. 16 about Delaware
Community Schools teacher Zeo Tavarez-Polanco's planned trip to
Texas to join a nationwide "teach-in" to protest the president's
postions on undocumented immigrants.
WNYT/Ch. 13 featured the Albany High School robotics
team Feb. 15 as the students prepared to defend their title in the
annual FIRST Robotics competition at RPI in March.
Deputy Superintendent for Business and Finance William F. Hogan
talked with the
Times Union on Feb. 13 regarding the early
prognosis for the City School District of Albany's
budget-development process for the 2019-20 school year.
Spectrum News/Ch. 9 included Thomas O'Brien Academy of
Science and Technology (TOAST) music teacher Kim Reynolds in a Feb.
11 story about a local woman who collects musical instruments to
donate to area schools through the Albany Symphony Orchestra. A
majority of the donated instruments benefit students in the City
School District of Albany.
Several local media outlets were on hand at
William S. Hackett Middle School on Feb. 1 when sisters Jessica and
surprised their children at school upon returning from active
military duty in the Middle East.
Director of Communications and Operations Ron Lesko talked with
WRGB/Ch. 6 on Jan. 31 regarding the CIty School
District of Albany's process for making decisions about
weather-related school closures or delays.
Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams talked with the
Times Union on Jan. 30 about Albany High School's
increasing graduation rate. Albany High's graduation rate has
increased from 50 percent for the Class of 2010 to 68 percent for
the Class of 2019.
Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams talked with the
Times Union and WNYT/Ch. 13
(video not available online) Jan. 17 regarding the
updated accountability status of City School District of Albany
schools. The State Education Department identified nine district
schools in Good Standing, compared to four a year ago.
WTEN/News 10 and the
Times Union covered the second Albany High School
blood drive of the school year on Jan. 10. Click on the highlighted
text to check it out.
Check out this Jan. 2
Times Union story about the first half of the
Section 2 girls' basketball season, featuring Albany High School
coach Decky Lawson and junior Ahniysha Jackson. The Lady Falcons
(10-0) lead the Suburban Council and are ranked No. 9 in the state
among Class AA schools.
Check out this Dec. 24
Times Union interview with Albany High School
senior Jenna Citone, a key member of the school's unbeaten girls'
Check out this Dec. 21
Times Union story about the unbeaten Albany High
School girls' basketball team's win at Saratoga Springs the previous
Check out this Dec. 18
Times Union story about the City School District
of Albany's efforts to reduce transportation-eligibility zones for
Check out this Dec. 14
CBS6Albany story about the City School District of
Albany's response to a security incident at Albany High School the
Check ou tthis Dec. 13
Spectrum News/Ch. 9 story bout the City School District
of Albany's response to a security incident at Albany High School.
Check out this Dec. 8
Times Union story about the Albany High School
girls' basketball team's win at Averill Park the previous night.
On Nov. 26,
WRGB/Ch. 6 featured a story about Schuyler
Achievement Academy being one of four City School District of Albany
elementary schools to receive new winter coats in the 2018 "Cash for
Coats" fundraising drive.
The University at Albany recently
highlighted a unique partnership it has with students at Arbor Hill
Elementary School. Check out the article
Times Union blog about Pine Hills reported on Oct.
26 about the City of Albany's Cash for Coats drive that raises money
for coats for City School District of Albany children.
During Breast Cancer Awareness
WNYT/Ch. 13 and
WRGB/Ch. 6 visited Abrookin Career and
Technical Center's cosmetology classroom to highlight the amazing
and generous work Albany High School students are doing to support
women who are undergoing cancer treatment.
Check out this
WNYT/Ch. 13 story about the "clap-in" that started the
day at Albany School of Humanities (ASH) on Sept. 28. All City
School District of Albany schools planned "clap-ins" early in the
school year to let their students know they are supported each and
included positive steps the City
School District of Albany is taking to improve student attendance in
a Sept. 19 story about a statewide report New York State Comptroller
Thomas DiNaploi issued on absenteeism.
Spectrum News/Ch. 9
reported on the "Dads Take Your Child to
School Day" activities at North Albany Academy on Sept. 18. All of
the City School District of Albany's elementary and middle schools
honored the important role men play in students' education as the
district celebrated its 10th anniversary of participation in the
Check out the Sept. 18
coverage of the Albany High School
boys' soccer team's 1-0 win at home against perennial Suburban
Conference power Shenendehowa the previous night. After the win, the
Falcons were 5-1 and ranked No. 17 among the state's Class AA
Check out this Sept. 15
letter to the editor commending the
Albany High School staff for creating a supportive atmosphere for
students and a positive start to the school year.
Times Union featured
Albany High School's
Online Success Program and Apex Learning credit-recovery program
in an Aug. 15 article.
Times Union included a brief story and photo that
included Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams' participation in the Heart
of Love 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament held at Stephen and Harriet
Myers Middle School on July 28.
Aug. 2 Times Union
included photos from the City School District of Albany's seventh
annual Summer Celebration and Safety Day, held July 21 at Krank Park
(photos not available online).
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media coverage of Albany's public schools in past years at the following