Alicia Rizzo, Principal
8 Regina Drive Schenectady, NY 12303
Fifth grade families: FMS transition event schedule
There are several upcoming events for fifth grade students and their families making the transition from elementary to middle school. View schedule
Students will see changes in NYS 3-8 testing
Annual NYS assessments for students in grades 3-8, which begin April 5, will be a little different this year. FIND OUT WHAT's NEW
Elementary Art Show at Guilderland Library Mar. 23 thru April 13
Stop by the library to view works of art from some of the district's youngest students. A reception will be held on March 29. LEARN MORE
Lynwood celebrates Dr. Seuss and Read Across America
On March 2, some of our favorite storybook characters came to life at Lynnwood Elementary School to celebrate Dr. Seuss' 112th birthday and Read Across America Day. LES teachers and staff dressed up as storybook characters to celebrate the joy of reading and the characters we love. VIEW PHOTO
“Do this” video demonstrates proper cafeteria behavior
The Safe and Respectful Schools Committee has put together a video, with help from students and staff, demonstrating expectations for behavior in the cafeteria. READ MORE
Camp Invention to be held at PBES August 8-12, 2016
In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Guilderland Central School District is pleased to once again offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six this summer. The program runs from August 8-12, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pine Bush Elementary School. LEARN MORE
Changes for 2016 Grades 3-8 ELA and mathematics tests LEARN MORE
LES first-graders bring the
Lynnwood Elementary first-graders in Bryan Geary’s class have a cool new addition to their classroom -- a life-sized milk jug igloo. The igloo incorporates a number of topics and content areas the first-graders have been studying, including homes and housing structures, arctic animals, recycling and math. READ MORE
Important change to district calendar; K-5 early
dismissal set for March 11
Please note the following change to the printed district calendar: Friday, March 11, 2016 will be an early dismissal day for all students in grades K-5. Students will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m., allowing teachers to participate in professional development.
Do you have a child that will start kindergarten next fall? If so, we want to hear from you! LEARN MORE ABOUT 2016-17 KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Attention fifth-grade parents and students:
Please select what language your child would like to take next year as a sixth-grader DOWNLOAD THE LETTER FOR FULL INFORMATION - PDF
Government-issued ID now required to enter school
Did you know: A government ID is now required to enter the school building. Forms of ID include: a driver's license, passport or government-issued ID card. LEARN MORE
Parking reminders for parents and school visitors
Parking along the front curb of school is
strictly prohibited (even if you are just running in for a
• Check our parking lot for an available parking space before parking along Regina Drive.
• When there is a large event going on at school (i.e. Share & Celebrate) ends, please exit as our parking lot as promptly and carefully as possible to relieve congestion.
• At dismissal time, make sure that your car is not blocking access to the loading zone in front of school when buses are arriving.