April 19, 2014

Michael Smith, Principal

970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0550

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Orenda Elementary School building

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

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Posted 3/14/14100 days

Orenda Kindergarteners celebrating the 100th day of school.

Posted 3/14/14Math Games

Orenda first grade students class practice place value with math games.

 

Posted 3/14/14Odyssey of the Mind

On March 1 Orenda's Division 1 Odyssey team placed 2nd in the long-term problem "The Not So Haunted House" and was awarded the lottery slot to compete at the State level. The team was also honored with the Omer award.

Posted 2/6/14Siena Basketball players

Siena players on the men's and women's basketball teams visited Orenda 4th and 5th graders.


Penguin DayPosted 2/6/14

Orenda first graders participated in activities on Penguin Day. They carried "eggs" on their feet, measured themselves, and shared research reports!


Posted 2/6/14Chinese New Year

Orenda first graders celebrate Chinese New Year.

 

 

 

 

Posted 1/16/14High school students speak with Orenda fourth graders in the World of Difference program.

High school students speak with Orenda fourth graders in the World of Difference program.

 

 

 

Posted 12/19/13Celebration of Diwali

Orenda first graders learn about the celebration of Diwali, through their study of Holidays Around the World.

Posted 12/19/13

The Orenda Tsunami Eagles competed on Saturday Dec 7 at Regional TournamentTsunami Eagles hosted by RPI and organized by Hudson Valley FIRST LEGO League (HVFLL) and placed 3rd in the robot performance competition. The Eagles were the only elementary team in the competition.

Posted 12/19/13Selling Stars

Members of Orenda’s Respect Club selling stars for the Make a Wish foundation.

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3/8/14 - Community Conversations, 9:30am, HSW cafe.

3/21/14 - Superintendent's Conference Day, No School

3/22/14 - SHENsational! Global Expo 2014, 10-2pm, HSW

4/1/14-4/3/14 - NYS Gr. 3-8 ELA Exams

4/14/14-4/18/14 - Spring Recess, No School

4/22/14 - ES Report Cards Dist.

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

5/26/14 - 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.

6/26/14 - High School Graduation, SPAC

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