April 24, 2014

Gregory Wing, Principal

970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0530

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Karigon Elementary School building

Karigon is one of four K-5 elementary schools located on the main campus. It is connected to Orenda Elementary School sharing a cafeteria/auditorium. It opened in 1968.

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Posted 3/27/14Peter Pan JR

On March 6th and 7th, Karigon students in grades K-5 performed Peter Pan, Jr. Bravo to this cast of 96 talented students!

Posted 3/27/14Brendan Wisniewski

Brendan Wisniewski, Karigon 5th grader, took part in the fight against childhood cancer on Saturday, March 15th, 2014. This year instead of birthday gifts he asked for donations towards this foundation. Along with his birthday money and other donations he raised $500. Brendan shaved his head to show his support for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

Posted 2/6/14Reflections

Karigon winners and participants in the PTA Reflections Program gather during a lovely reception on 1/30/14. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 2/6/14

In honor of National Children’s Dental HealthDentist Month at Karigon, Miss Caisse and Mrs. L’Amoureux’s classes had a visit from a pediatric dentist to discuss and show us all the ways to keep our teeth healthy.[MOREMore Photos]

Posted 1/28/14

“A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.” by Karigon 4th Grade Chorus, click here to view video.

Posted 1/16/14

Karigon First Graders Discuss their goals for 2014. Click here to view.

Posted 1/9/14Adopt a family

Karigon 4th and 5th grades show compassion, this holiday season with Adopt- A- Family.

 

Posted 12/5/13They lived along the Mohawk

Karigon Kindergarten had a visit from Scotia Glenville, “They Lived Along the Mohawk”, that brought hands on fun related to our theme on Native Americans.[MOREMore Photos]

Posted 12/5/13

Karigon Students created a thankful video. The video was shown to the students at Morning Program. Many “thanks” to Mrs. Reinisch!
http://shen.welearntube.org/?q=node/866

Posted 12/5/13

Karigon first grade music class performance of "The Wacky Gobbler" by John Riggio. Enjoy the singing and choreography in this song about a turkey who loves to gobble!
http://shen.welearntube.org/?q=node/867

Posted 11/25/13Bring a Parent to School Day

Mrs. L’Amoureux’s Kindergarten Class celebrated “Bring a Parent to School Day” at Karigon.  [MOREMore Photos]

 

Posted 11/21/13

Karigon had a GREAT showing for PTA Monster Mash and Annual School Parade.
Link for Monster Mash
Link for Halloween Parade

Posted 11/14/13Minions

WE ARE ALL ONE IN A “MINION”! Mrs. Reinisch and Mrs. Plouff helped Karigon students make “minions” and displayed them throughout the school. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 11/14/13Poster Winners

Karigon’s Fire Prevention poster contest winners were driven to school in a Joneville Fire Truck. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 11/14/13Monster Writing Activity

At Karigon Mrs. Kniss' Class third made Monsters and completed writing activities about them on Halloween.

Posted 11/14/13

Mr. Corsetti’ s students narrated the book, Bucket Filling A-Z by Carol McCloud and Caryn Butzke.  [MORE]

Halloween ParadePosted 11/14/13

Karigon hold its traditional Halloween parade.

Posted 11/14/13

Go MathThe Karigon Partnership Team (KPT) arranged for Rose Barra, K-5 Academic Administrator, to give a Go Math Presentation to Karigon parents. [MORE]

Posted 10/28/13Fire Prevention

Third graders from Karigon learn about fire prevention with the town of Clifton Park’s Fire Bus.

 

Posted 10/15/13Karigon Ipads

Karigon fifth grade students in Mrs. Palmieri’s class are excited to investigate, explore, and expand their knowledge in all subject areas using iPads and computers in the classroom.
[MOREMore Photos]

Posted 10/15/13Karigon Goes Blue

Karigon faculty and students support Anti Bullying Week.
Loyal Blue Tuesday: Wear BLUE to promote loyalty, kindness, and being a “true blue” friend. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 10/3/13Connecting to the Coral Reefs

Connecting to the Coral Reefs

Using the clam shell personal computers, Mrs. Adams’ fifth grade class explores the Coral Reef through an interactive website.
This lesson helps support one of main the District goal areas for the year:
Integration of interactive technology, embedded content and software/computer-based applications into lessons and instructional activities. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 9/26/13Mr. Feher's 5th grade makes gesture drawing in Mrs. Plouff's art class memorable.

Mr. Feher's 5th grade makes gesture drawing in Mrs. Plouff's art class memorable.

 

Posted 9/20/13A rappin' good morning program

A Rappin’ Good Morning Program
Karigon Morning Program is off to a Rappin’ Good Start for our first program event of the year for students in Grades 1-3. Mr. B & Mr. C sang the Rap Song, “Whole Body Listening Every Day!”. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 9/20/13Shen goes gold

Karigon faculty and staff remember September…National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Shen Goes Gold!

Posted 9/13/13Exploring Math and Science

Karigon Kindergartener’s in Ms. Caisse’s class explore Science and Math. Students are shown working at centers. [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 9/13/13Duck and Cover Drill

Karigon & Orenda students and staff practice the Duck & Cover emergency weather drill. As part of the yearly emergency drills, Karigon & Orenda Students and Staff practice the Duck & Cover emergency weather drill. Other safety drills are conducted throughout the year as a joint endeavor between the two connected buildings.

Posted 910/13Family Picnic

The Karigon Partnership Team’s “Family Picnic” was a huge success. We had great weather, about 130 people came and the kids all had a blast.  [MOREMore Photos]

Posted 9/4/13

Karigon welcomes back students for the first day of the 2013-14 school year. [MOREMore Photos]

First Day of SchoolFirst Day of School

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4/25/14 - Annual Science and Health Discovery Night, 6:30 – 9:00 P.M. Click here for more info.

4/26/14 - Community Conversations, 9:30am, Gowana Lib.

4/30/14-5/2/14 NYS Gr. 3-8 Math Exams

5/6/14 - Acadia Gr. 5 Parent Orientation, 6:30pm

5/7/14 - Gowana Gr. 5 Parent Orientation, 6:30pm

5/8/14 - Koda Gr. 5 Parent Orientation, 6:30pm

5/17/14 - Community Conversation, 9:30am, Cheryl's Lodge, Turf Park

5/20/14 - Annual District Budget Vote and Board Election, 7am-9pm, Gowana Gym

5/21/14-5/30/14  - NYS Gr. 4 and 8 Science Performance Exam

5/23/14 - No School due to unused snow emergency days

5/26/14 - Memorial Day, No School

6/2/14 - NYS Gr. 4 and 8 Science Written Exam

6/7/14 - A Green and White Night, 6:30pm, Hilton Garden Inn

6/13/14 - Gr. K-5 Half Day, PM kind. will not attend school. The AM students will be dismissed at 11:15 (12:15 for Okte/Chango) with gr. 1-5. K students will not be dropped off at the normal Kindergarten drop off spot but at the neighborhood drop off that is closest to your house. Please see your child's elementary schools main office if you have any questions.

6/20/14 - Gr. K-5 Half Day, AM kind. will not attend school. The PM students will attend in the morning and be dismissed at 11:15 (12:15 for Okte/Chango) with gr. 1-5. K students will not be dropped off at the normal Kindergarten drop off spot but at the neighborhood drop off that is closest to your house. Please see your child's elementary schools main office if you have any questions.

6/24/14 - AM Kindergarten Last Day

6/25/14 - Gr. K-5 Half Day, AM kind. will not attend school. The PM students will attend in the morning and be dismissed at 11:15 (12:15 for Okte/Chango) with gr. 1-5. K students will not be dropped off at the normal Kindergarten drop off spot but at the neighborhood drop off that is closest to your house. Please see your child's elementary schools main office if you have any questions. Last Day of School.

Summer 2014 Walk-through schedule for all schools, click here.

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