A great weekend to be a Falcon!
N.Y. (Sept. 24, 2018) – It was great weekend to be a Falcon!
From the City School
District of Albany Hall of Fame Induction Dinner on Friday night through
Homecoming on Saturday and the sixth annual Albany Booster Club Falcon
5K and Fun Run/Walk on Sunday, pride in the district and Albany High
School were in great supply.
You can check out more photos from each event on
our Facebook page by following these links (pleaset note that a Facebook
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10th anniversary Hall of Fame dinner kicked off the weekend
Friday night at the Italian-American Community Center. The district
inducted six new members as part of the Class of 2018: Gertrude "Betsy"
Jackson-Peace, Elander Lewis, the late Henry Linnett, Joseph Markham,
Marc H. Silverman and L. Lloyd Stewart.
Please visit our Hall of Fame section to read more about this year's
inductees, as well as inductees from the previous nine years.
inductees also helped kick off Homecoming at Albany High on Saturday
morning with the annual Wall of Fame Ceremony.
A tailgating party in the
North Main parking lot and the Homecoming Parade followed, with the
Henry Johnson JROTC Battalion Color Guard and Albany Marching Falcons
leading the way.
On the football field, the
Falcons played a strong game against Schenectady before falling 22-8.
The highlight of the afternoon was Jaden Gary's 81-yard touchdown run
that helped the Falcons close to 14-8 early in the fourth quarter.
included one more salute to the Hall of Famers, and a gathering for
members of the Albany High Class of 1998, who attended Homecoming as
part of their 20th-reunion activities.
Perfect fall weather
greeted hundreds of participants in the Falcon 5K in Washington Park on
The district is grateful to
the Albany Booster Club, and to all of the volunteers and sponsors who
make the event such a great success every year.
And congratulations all who
participated to support the booster club and its efforts to support
Albany's public schools.
It was a great way to cap
Hall of Fame/Homecoming Weekend!
The mission of
the City School District of Albany is
to work in partnership with our diverse community to engage every
learner in a robust educational program designed to provide the
knowledge and skills necessary for success. The district
about 9,500 students in 18 elementary, middle and high schools. In
addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several magnet
schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic opportunities
for students, including four themed academies
at Albany High School.