March 28, 2015

Jill Gould, Principal

970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0560

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Skano Elementary School building

Skano is one of four elementary schools located on the main campus. It is connected to Tesago Elementary School sharing a cafeteria/auditorium. It opened in 1966-67.

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Posted 3/24/15Capitol Repertory Theatre presented "They Built America - The Workers of the Erie Canal" to the Skano 4th and 5th grade classes.

Capitol Repertory Theatre presented "They Built America - The Workers of the Erie Canal" to the Skano 4th and 5th grade classes. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 3/24/15Skano first graders learn about Kitchen Science from the Scotia Glenville Traveling Museum.

Skano first graders learn about Kitchen Science from the Scotia Glenville Traveling Museum.[MOREMore photos]

Posted 3/24/15Skano fourth graders get hands on experience with simple machines.

Skano fourth graders get hands on experience with simple machines.

Posted 3/24/15Skano fifth graders teach first, second and third grade about limericks.

Skano fifth graders teach first, second and third grade about limericks.

Posted 3/24/15

Skano second gradersSkano second graders presented what it means to be respectful at Skano’s Morning Program. presented what it means to be respectful at Skano’s Morning Program.

 

Posted 3/16/15Skano fourth graders enjoy their time at the NYS Museum.

Skano fourth graders enjoy their time at the NYS Museum.

 

Posted 3/16/15kano guest readers share their love of reading to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Skano guest readers share their love of reading to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday. [MOREMore photos]

 

Posted 3/16/15Skano Kindergarten, first and second graders enjoy Saratoga Opera's the Three Little Pigs.

Skano kindergarten, first and second graders enjoy Saratoga Opera's the Three Little Pigs.

Posted 3/11/15Junior Achievement Volunteer

Skano second graders enjoying a lesson about communities with a Junior Achievement volunteer.

Posted 3/2/15Human Society donation

The Skano community donated wish list items for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society to show how volunteerism is an important character trait!

Posted 3/2/15Dr. Birchak

Dr. Birchak "Dr. Bird" presents to parents on How to Stay Connected to Your Children.

Posted 3/2/15Volunteerism

Skano third graders present on the importance of being volunteer.

 

Posted 2/5/15summary of morning program

Skano first graders give a summary of all the great things they learned during January’s morning program.

Posted 2/5/15Ski club

Skano fourth and fifth grade ski club members enjoy their time on top of West Mountain.

 

Posted 2/5/15Volunteerism

Cherrie Edwards from the Humane Society Education presented to Skano students about volunteerism.

 

Posted 1/23/15The Skano Dolphin Readers celebrated reading with a Pajama party Friday night at Skano. Skano community members all dressed in their comfy jammies and enjoyed stories read by the Skano Staff.

The Skano Dolphin Readers celebrated reading with a Pajama party Friday night at Skano. Skano community members all dressed in their comfy jammies and enjoyed stories read by the Skano staff. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 1/22/15Playing basketball at Skano is not just for fun, it is academic. Students learn about angles and trajectory as they make bounce passes and shoot the hoop.

Playing basketball at Skano is not just for fun, it is academic. Students learn about angles and trajectory as they make bounce passes and shoot the hoop.

 

Posted 1/16/15Winter poems

Skano first graders present winter poems to their classmates at Morning Program.

Posted 1/16/15Sing a long

Skano elementary enjoys their school wide sing-along before the Holiday Winter Break.

Posted 12/23/14HS French

High School French students share stories written in French with Skano third graders.

Posted 12/23/14Music for classmates

Skano and Tesago 5th graders play holiday music for their classmates.

Posted 12/23/14Paint the town

Skano Second Graders Paint the Town December!

Posted 12/23/14

Skano 4th and 5th grade chorus sing holiday songs for their classmates.
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Posted 12/18/14Skano third graders are very excited and eager to use their new dictionaries provided by the Rotary  Club of Shenendehowa.

Skano third graders are very excited and eager to use their new dictionaries provided by the Rotary Club of Shenendehowa.

Posted 11/24/14Friendship poem

Skano second grade students present a poem on friendship.

Posted 11/24/14Thanksgiving poetry

Skano first graders share their Thanksgiving poetry at Morning Program.

 

Posted 11/24/14Thanksgiving

Skano kindergartens prepare turkeys for Thanksgiving!

 

Posted 11/24/14

BatsSkano kindergarteners share their knowledge of bats!

 

Posted 11/14/14Skano celebrates and thanks Veterans at a school wide assembly.

Skano celebrates and thanks Veterans at a school wide assembly. [MOREMore Photos]

 

Posted 11/13/14Diary of a Wimpy Kid author, Jeff Kinney, speaks at Skano about what goes into the writing and illustrating process.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid author, Jeff Kinney, speaks at Skano about what goes into the writing and illustrating process. [MOREMore Photos]

 

 

Posted 11/4/14Skano second graders give a summary of all the things they learned in October at Skano’s Morning Program.

Skano second graders give a summary of all the things they learned in October at Skano’s Morning Program.

Posted 11/4/14Skano first graders presented the story Elephant and Piggie, teaching others about friendship and compassion.

Skano first graders presented the story Elephant and Piggie, teaching others about friendship and compassion.[MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/29/14clay structures

Skano third graders work with clay to create architecture in art class. Designing and building creative structures![MOREMore photos]

AnimalsPosted 10/29/14

Skano students learn about animals from all over the world!

HalloweenPosted 10/29/14

Skano kindergarteners dress up for Skano’s PTA Halloween Spooktacular.

SpeechesPosted 10/29/14

Skano Student Council heard well-prepared and profound speeches during its officer elections.

 

PoemsPosted 10/29/14

Skano teachers model how to read a class poem. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/23/14Skano second graders share ways they are responsible to support the importance of this month's character word - responsibility.

Skano second graders share ways they are responsible to support the importance of this month's character word - responsibility.

Posted 10/16/14Skano Dolphin Reader Event “The Magic of Reading”  with magician Jim Snack.

Skano Dolphin Reader Event “The Magic of Reading” with magician Jim Snack. Thank you PTA for all of your support! [MOREMore photos]

Posted 10/16/14Fire prevention week

Skano Kindergarteners celebrate Fire Prevention week. Local fire fighters teach us all how to stay safe.

Posted 10/2/14Skano’s Morning program theme for this year is Reading Rainbow!!  Go anywhere.  Be Anything.

Skano’s Morning program theme for this year is Reading Rainbow!! Go anywhere. Be Anything.

Posted 9/23/14Skano students show their support for riders raising funds for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

Skano students show their support for riders raising funds for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

Posted 9/9/14Skano Kindergartners are excited for their first full week of school!

Skano kindergartners are excited for their first full week of school!

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4/3/15 - Good Friday, No School

4/6/15-4/10/15 - Spring Recess, No School

4/14/15 - NYS ELA Assessment Gr. 3-8, thru 4/16

4/17/15 - Third Qtr Ends

4/22/15 - NYS Math Assessment Gr. 3-8, thru 4/24

4/24/15 - Science and Health Discovery Night, 6:30pm, HSE

4/25/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30a.m., Acadia

4/27/15 - ES Report Cards Distributed

5/5/15 - Acadia Gr. 5 Orientation, 6:30pm, Cafe

5/7/15 - Koda Gr. 5 Orientation, 6:30pm, MS Aud.

5/12/15 - Budget Hearing, 7pm, Gowana Library

5/16/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30am, Cheryl's Lodge

5/19/15 - School District Budget Vote, 7am-9pm, Gowana Gym

5/20/15 - NYS Science Performance Assessment Gr. 4/8

5/25/15 - Memorial Day, No School

6/1/15 - NYS Science Written Assessment, Gr. 4/8

6/19/14 - **In the 2014-15 calendar mailed home it says that AM kindergartners attend on this ES half day. That is incorrect. PM Kindergartners attend in the AM. Morning kindergarten students don't have school.

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