Dr. Michael Mugits, Superintendent
171 Hudson Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183
Phone: (518) 273-1422 • Fax: (518) 270-0818
You and your 6th grader are invited to attend a special morning program on Thursday, June 20, 2013, from 8:00 am – 10:15 am. This is an opportunity for you to meet the teachers who will instruct 7th graders for the 2013-2014 school year. There will be a schedule and room assignments available that you can follow as you interact with the teachers.
State mandated tests in English language arts will be administered to learners in grades 3 through 8 in school districts throughout New York State beginning on April 16. These same learners will be taking state assessments in mathematics the following week. Please read Dr. Mugits important letter about the testing. He has included links that are very helpful in understanding the common core and the testing program. [letter]
Please view two important videos produced by Capital Region BOCES. The first video is an explanation of the Gap Elimination Adjustment and how it works. [video] The second video is on the perception of the 2% tax levy cap. [video]
Struggling with Homework. Anxious about an upcoming test? Check out this helpful and free website [LEARN MORE]. The Khan Academy began when when Salman Khan was called upon to assist a relative with homework. [LeARN MORE]
On Monday, March 4, we celebrated Read Across America in honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss. During the day a guest reader came into the classrooms to read a Dr. Seuss book. In the evening, from 6 - 7:30 p.m., we had a Dr. Seuss Cake Challenge! [LEARN MORE Elementary] [LEARN MORE JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH [schedule]
All parents wishing to register their child for the 2013-2014 Kindergarten school year must stop into the school office during the weeks of March 4, 2013, through March 15, 2013, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to pick up a registration packet and sign up for a time for your child's screening on Registration Day. Kindergarten Registration Day will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, and Wednesday,March 27, 2013. On the day of your appointment you will need to bring your child at the designated time with the registration packet filled out, proof of residency, birth certificate and immunization records. If you have any questions please call the school office at 273-1422.
The Green Island Union Free School District does not own school buses and will utilize a competitive bidding process to contract for transportation for eligible students residing within the District. [LEARN MORE]
Residents for the Village of Green Island who are requesting transportation for their children to private and/or parochial schools within the 15-mile limit which has been established by the Green Island Board of Education, should submit their request(s) no later than April 1, 2013. Separate request forms must be used for each student. Late submittal could jeopardize the student's right to transportation. If the student's placement or acceptance at a particular school has not been finalized, return a completed request form in anticipation of acceptance. Questions may be directed to and forms obtained from: Mrs. Fran Guilbault, Heatly School, 171 Hudson Avenue, Green Island, New York 12183,(518)-273-1422).
Please read this important letter concerning the use of microwaves in the cafeteria. [LEARN MORE]
On Tuesday, January 29, we hosted a representative from New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) who has prepared a Financial Aid presentation for you. [LEARN MORE]
Green Island will be participating in Celebrate Life, an anti-drunk driving program designed to achieve a goal of zero deaths and zero injuries from drunken driving in Green Island in the year 2013. [LEARN MORE]
New Yorkers can find a local vaccine provider by visiting http://flushot.healthmap.org/ and entering their zip code. New Yorkers without Internet access can call 1-800-522-5006 or through TTY access at 1-800-655-1789 to find a nearby provider.
On behalf of the Green Island Union Free School District, we join the nation in expressing our sadness and shock at the horrific event last Friday. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this heartbreaking tragedy. We also want to assure you that we have defined protocol in place for responses to emergencies. [LEARN MORE]
During the month of November, students, parents, and teachers at Heatly worked tirelessly to build approximately 60 African tube drums and participated in a drum circle led by guest artist, Pete Sweeney. [Learn more]
This note is intended to remind you that there are official signs up on the
light poles in front of the school displaying a local ordinance about
Green Island Union Free School District seeks safe return
to play for all athletes who are suspected of, or who have been diagnosed
with a concussion.
CAP COM and Heatly School's Banking Program has begun for school year 2012-2013. [Learn more]
Many changes will occur in our school cafeteria during the 2012-2013 school year. [Learn more]
There will be four new members of the faculty when school starts. [learn more]
Heatly Class of 2012 valedictorian, salutatorian and honor graduates [Learn more]
Elementary School students paid homage
to local veterans in the district's annual Memorial Day program.
[view photo gallery]
Congratulations to the students of the Class of 2013 who won second place in UAlbany's "Chairs that Tell a Story" competition. [LEARN MORE]