• 2020 Nov 25 12:17

    Capital Project Overview Video

    Our mission in the Averill Park Central School District is centered on, “Meeting the needs of and creating opportunities for every student every day.” In furtherance of that m...
  • 2020 Nov 24 10:23

    Return to In-Person Learning on Nov. 30

    Averill Park CSD Community,   The Averill Park Central School District will return all K-12 students to hybrid and in-person learning beginning Monday, November 30...
  • 2020 Nov 16 16:37

    Transitioning to Virtual Learning Information

    Averill Park CSD Community, We know that you may have many questions regarding K-12 going fully remote until November 30. Please note that there will be no in-person instr...
  • 2020 Nov 16 13:45

    K-12 Transitioning To Virtual Learning Until Nov. 30

    Averill Park CSD Community,   Today we received confirmation of a new positive case of the COVID-19 virus in our school district involving a staff member at West S...
  • 2020 Nov 10 13:50

    K-5 Instruction Change Reminder

    Dear K-5 Families: This Friday, November 13, is the deadline to elect to have students in grades K-5 transition from virtual learning to in-person instruction or from in-pers...
  • 2020 Nov 06 13:07

    Capital Project Newsletter Online Now

    On December 8, Averill Park CSD residents will be asked to vote on a Capital Project referendum. To ensure that everyone in our school community is well-informed, the District...
  • 2020 Nov 02 10:33

    Mr. Sibson Reads on Orang and Black Day

    Students in Mrs. Wunsch’s and Mrs. Brown’s kindergarten rooms at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School were treated with a special Halloween story read by Mr. Sibson on blac...
  • 2020 Nov 02 10:29

    Learning Yoga in Elementary School

    Mrs. McElwee is teaching yoga to Mrs. Gatus’ and Mrs. Roloson’s class on Thursday afternoons. Students are enjoying learning the different yoga poses and learning about imager...
  • 2020 Oct 30 09:20

    Capital Project MHSL Video

    Mr. Sibson (Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School Principal) and Mrs. Gaspary (Mosaic Associates Architect) talk about improvements that will be done at MHSL in the proposed...
  • 2020 Oct 28 13:43

    K-5 Learning Choice For Remainder of the Year

    Dear Families: As indicated in our school reopening plan, families can elect to have their students in grades K-5 transition from virtual learning to in-person instructi...
  • 2020 Oct 28 08:58

    Fourth Graders Learn Sign Language

    Students in Mrs. Deo's 4th grade class at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School welcomed Mrs. Cahill to their class to teach them some beginning sign language. Students lea...
  • 2020 Oct 22 15:54

    K-5 Technology Survey

    K-5 families, While we are hopeful that we will be able to continue with our current instructional plan for the remainder of the school year, we realize that, at some point, ...
  • 2020 Oct 21 10:27

    Free Meals for All Students Extended Through School Year

    The Food Service Department of the Averill Park Central School District is proud to be an important partner with our families during the pandemic. We firmly believe our Distri...
  • 2020 Oct 12 14:19

    Capital Project Introduction Video

    Last week, the Averill Park Central School District Board of Education unanimously voted in favor of putting a Capital Project referendum out to the public, which will ad...
  • 2020 Oct 09 12:10

    Firefighters Greet Students

    Members of our local fire departments stopped by our elementary schools as part of Fire Safety Week and greeted students as they arrived!
  • 2020 Oct 01 15:21

    Return to School After Illness Update

    APCSD Families,   Yesterday, we updated you on a change to the process for individuals returning to school / work after an illness. Today, the New York State Department...
  • 2020 Sep 30 15:30

    Returning to School After Illness

    APCSD Families,   We would like to thank you for your support in our efforts to reopen our schools safely. We have already seen many successes in our in-person, hybrid,...
  • 2020 Sep 04 11:45

    Transportation Information

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the transportation department will not be able to post bus runs prior to the start of the 2020-21 school year. For the most accurate information...
  • 2020 Aug 27 14:35

    Elementary Class Assignments on SchoolTool

    K-5 Class Assignments for students have been shared electronically with families via School Tool. This notification has been mailed to families in prior years. Starting with t...
  • 2020 Aug 20 15:20

    Kindergarten Schedule Update

    The Averill Park Central School District has decided that incoming Kindergarten students will begin the upcoming school year virtually from September 9-11. The first day of in...
  • 2020 Aug 20 08:34

    Free and Reduced Price Meal Information

    The Averill Park Central School District offers healthy meals every school day. Your children may qualify for free or reduced price meals. Beginning July 1, 2019, students who...
  • 2020 Aug 18 16:42

    Mask Up AP

    The Averill Park Central School District administration, faculty and staff are busy preparing classrooms, school buses, schedules, lesson plans, and many other things to get r...
  • 2020 Jul 27 12:27

    MHSL K-Kids Celebrate 2019-2020 Year

    The MHSL K-Kids filled our community with many acts of kindness during the 2019-2020 school year! In the Fall, we partnered with Kiwanis and our school community to help prom...
  • 2020 Jul 08 17:38

    Update on School Reopening

    We would like to provide the Averill Park Central School District community with an update on reopening our buildings in September. We have been planning for different scenar...
  • 2020 Jul 08 09:47

    State of the District Presentation

    Superintendent Dr. James Franchini delivered his year-end State of the District presentation during the July 7 Board of Education Meeting. To view the presentation, click here...
  • 2020 Jul 06 14:18

    School Re-Entry Survey

    To prepare for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, we have created a School Re-Entry Survey that can be found here. As the District develops plans for reopening schools, ...
  • 2020 Jun 23 15:55

    Update on Report Cards

    The parent portal for accessing report cards is currently unavailable to all parents and students across the entire district. As a reminder, high school report cards will b...
  • 2020 Jun 22 08:33

    Elementary Reports Available on SchoolTool

    Elementary report cards can be accessed via our student data management system School Tool. Below are directions on how to access each report. To view Report Card: From a ...
  • 2020 Jun 12 08:13

    Author John Gray Hosts Virtual Visit

    Students and families at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School were treated to a virtual visit with John Gray, NewsChannel 13 anchor and author of the children's book K...
  • 2020 Jun 10 08:01

    AMS Transition Connection - June 10, 2020

    Good Morning Grade 5 Families   Thank you for all of your time and attention in our Grade 5 to 6 Transition activities. This will be our last weekly email Transition C...
  • 2020 Jun 05 12:52

    Siena College Summer Reading Programs

    Siena College is offering summer reading programs for students at all levels, from Pre-K to 12th grade. Click here for more information.
  • 2020 Jun 03 14:41

    K-12 Gallery at Sand Lake Center for the Arts Online

    The virtual Kindergraten through 12th grade Art Exhibit at the Sand Lake Center For the Arts is online! See the full online gallery here.
  • 2020 Jun 02 15:06

    A Message From APCSD Superintendent Dr. James Franchini

    Dear Averill Park CSD Community,   The Averill Park Central School District would like to take a moment to reflect on the widespread civil unrest happening in cities bo...
  • 2020 Jun 02 08:53

    AMS Transition Connection - June 2, 2020

    Good Morning Grade 5 Families: Here is your weekly AMS Transition Connection!   Counseling Center Presentation: This week our focus is on the AMS Counseling Cen...
  • 2020 May 26 14:06

    AMS Grade 5 Transition Connection - May 26, 2020

    Hello Grade 5 Students and Families:   Here is your weekly AMS Transition Connection message...   STUDENT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS WITH MR. MESSIA - Click belo...
  • 2020 May 21 15:12

    Summer School Information

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that there will be no in-person summer school this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instruction will be done remotely, as it has ove...
  • 2020 May 19 10:55

    New End of the Year Date

    We would like to inform you that the last day of the 2019-2020 school year for Averill Park Central School District K-12 students, faculty, staff and 10-month employees is Fri...
  • 2020 May 19 09:02

    AMS Transition Connection - May 19, 2020

    Good Morning Grade 5 Students and Families: Here is your AMS Transition Connection for this week.   VIDEO TOUR OF AMS - Take a virtual field trip to AMS!- In this vid...
  • 2020 May 15 12:26

    May 22, 25 Food Service, Childcare Information

    Even though classes will not be held on Friday, May 22nd, food service and childcare for essential workers will take place as normal on this day.   Please...
  • 2020 May 14 16:15

    Classes Canceled on May 22

    Dear families,   Averill Park Central School District has decided to cancel classes on Friday, May 22 to allow teachers to begin cleaning out their classrooms. There wi...
  • 2020 May 13 17:11

    Student Passing

    Averill Park Central School District grieves the loss of one of our beloved high school students, Sara Hitchcock.  Counselors at the middle and high school...
  • 2020 May 12 14:58

    Virtual Meet the Candidates Night on May 27

    Averill Park Central School District invites residents to hear from the three candidates running for the Board of Education during a Virtual Meet the Candidates Night on Wedne...
  • 2020 May 12 08:20

    AMS Transition Connection - May 12, 2020

    MEET THE AMS GRADE 6 TEACHERS - Check out this video that will introduce you to the Grade 6 teachers!- We can't wait to get to know you all better, but until then, here is a ...
  • 2020 May 05 11:17

    AMS Transition Connection - May 5, 2020

    A Glimpse Inside AMS - This video will highlight some images from Algonquin this year showing students and staff in action!- Enjoy the smooth sounds of the AMS Jazz Band whic...
  • 2020 May 01 12:45

    Distance Learning Extended Through End of Year

    Today Governor Cuomo announced that distance learning will be extended through the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. A decision on summer school is expected to be announced ...
  • 2020 May 01 09:54

    National Teacher Appreciation Week

    May 4-8 is National Teacher Appreciation Week and we would like you to help us celebrate by participating in a Virtual Spirit Week! We have amazing teachers in the Averill Pa...
  • 2020 Apr 28 09:00

    Compete in a Virtual Sean's Run

    Every year, SADD students from APHS and Youth Empowerment students from Algonquin take part in Sean’s Run. This year, the event has been canceled due to COVID-19, but we ...
  • 2020 Apr 28 08:23

    2020 Census: You Count

    Every 10 years, the United States Census collects data on everyone living in the United States of America. The census can shape many different aspects of our community. Cens...
  • 2020 Apr 27 16:23

    Childcare for Children 4 and Under

    Dear Parents / Guardians,   Governor Cuomo announced that New York State has allocated funding for childcare for income-eligible essential workers using the federal Cor...
  • 2020 Apr 27 10:28

    Yankee Trails Hope Bus Coming to APCSD

    Yankee Trails and The Bus Stop Club have partnered to collect and donate non-perishable items for local school districts and food pantries.On Tuesday, April 28, the Yankee Tra...
  • 2020 Apr 24 08:10

    Averill Park CSD, GCC Partner to Provide Childcare for Essential Workers

    In order for essential workers to fill our hospitals, grocery stores, police stations and many other places, they need to be able to have safe, reliable childcare during the C...
  • 2020 Apr 23 10:54

    Averill Park CSD Switches Gears to Bring Food to Families During Pandemic

    When the COVID-19 pandemic closed school buildings across New York state, a chain reaction took place that affected school-age children. Students had to quickly adapt to remo...
  • 2020 Apr 16 13:30

    Class Cancellation Period Extended

    Averill Park Central School District buildings will remain closed through May 15 per Governor Cuomo’s new Executive Order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under th...
  • 2020 Apr 15 08:29

    Remote Learning Guidelines Update

    Parents and Guardians,   As the situation regarding the length of our closure continues to change, we must also adapt our remote learning to meet those changes. The big...
  • 2020 Apr 08 08:14

    Letter from NYSOH

    Dear Parents and Guardians, As we work through these challenging times together, NY State of Health is committed to ensuring access to affordable, quality health insurance fo...
  • 2020 Apr 06 12:57

    Class Cancellation Update - April 6

    Dear Parents / Guardians,   Averill Park Central School District buildings will remain closed through April 28 per Governor Cuomo’s new Executive Order to stop the spre...
  • 2020 Apr 03 16:18

    Food and Monetary Donation Information

    Dear Parents / Guardians, Acts of kindness have been abundant throughout the Averill Park CSD community during the COVID-19 outbreak and many have asked about making donations...
  • 2020 Apr 03 07:59

    OCFS Childcare Survey

    Dear Parents and Guardians,   OCFS and your local Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) agency are here to support you during this difficult time with your chi...
  • 2020 Apr 02 07:50

    Parent Resources

    Dear parents and guardians, During the class cancellation period we will be updating our COVID-19 webpage on the District website. Be sure to check back frequently as we will...
  • 2020 Apr 02 07:49

    Message from Superintendent Dr. Franchini

    Below is a message from Superintendent Dr. Franchini
  • 2020 Mar 20 14:02

    Statement Regarding State Assessments

    Below is a statement from the Board of Regents regarding Elementary and Intermediate Level State Assessments The school closures caused by Novel Coronavirus are unprecedent...
  • 2020 Mar 20 12:47

    Information Regarding Childcare for Children of Essential Workers

    Dear families,   Schools are an integral part of the community and are charged with the care and instruction of a community’s youngest members. Pursuant to Governor Cuo...
  • 2020 Mar 19 15:02

    Information on Playground Use During Class Cancellation

    Dear families,   We would like to remind everyone that our district buildings and facilities are closed to the public during the cancellation of classes. The Averill P...
  • 2020 Mar 19 10:05

    Grab-and-Go, Backpack Programs Provide Great Services

    If you haven't heard, we're offering meals to ALL students, free of charge during the cancellation of classes! Meals are available for pick up at Algonquin Middle School and M...
  • 2020 Mar 18 11:13

    Elementary Reports Available on SchoolTool on March 18

    Elementary reports including report cards, AIS progress reports and NYS exam individual student reports can be accessed via our student data management system School...
  • 2020 Mar 17 11:35

    Cafeteria Operations in Full Swing, Will Offer Meals Beginning March 18

    Our cafeteria operations crew are already hard at work preparing meals for our students! REMINDER: Averill Park Central School District will offer meals to ALL students in ne...
  • 2020 Mar 15 16:19

    Update Regarding Cancellation of Classes

    Dear Parents and Guardians,   We are aware of inaccurate reports from local media outlets and want to clear up a few things about class cancellations. Students and staf...
  • 2020 Mar 10 11:14

    Miller Hill Sand Lake Shines With Good Characters

    On the Friday of Dr Suess' birthday week, students at MHSL elementary celebrated the love of reading and their Character Education by dressing up as "Good Characters". The ha...
  • 2020 Mar 09 11:08

    MHSL Parent Shares Japanese Customs, Traditions

    Third grade students at MHSL have been studying the customs and traditions of Japan. We were very fortunate to have a parent of one of our students come in to do a presentatio...
  • 2020 Mar 09 09:47

    MHSL K-Kids Host Blood Drive

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary K-Kids hosted a blood drive over the weekend! In addition to organizing and preparing for the blood drive, the K-kids greeted donors, visited...
  • 2020 Mar 03 15:15

    Capital Project 2020: Project Process

    Bill McMordie and Tony Armlin from Saratoga Project Management, Inc. discuss the process of developing a Capital Project in the second video in a series focusing on the upcomi...
  • 2020 Mar 02 17:33

    Coronavirus Information

    Dear Parents and Guardians,   The Averill Park Central School District puts a high priority on the health and safety of our students and, with that in mind, we wanted t...
  • 2020 Feb 28 08:45

    Faculty Reviews K-5 ELA Curriculum

    Faculty from our three elementary schools met on Thursday (Feb. 27) to review options for a K-5 ELA curriculum that will be implemented next school year. The day followed a f...
  • 2020 Feb 27 13:42

    Rhonda Smith Retires After 28 Years

    Rhonda Smith moved to Averill Park when she was 18 years old and never left. After driving a bus for Averill Park CSD for nearly 28 years, Mrs. Smith is packing up and retirin...
  • 2020 Feb 26 14:11

    School Related Professionals Recognized for Q2

    Congratulations to all 16 staff members who were nominated for the School Related Professionals Recognition Program for the second quarter! Lee Fiato (WSL Teacher Aide) stood...
  • 2020 Feb 25 14:44

    Capital Project Overview

    On Monday, Feb. 24, the APCSD Board of Education approved a plan for the district’s next Capital Project. The Averill Park Central School District community will vote on the ...
  • 2020 Feb 21 08:11

    MHSL K-Kids Blood Drive on March 7

    MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The Miller Hill-Sand Lake K-Kids are hosting the 3rd Annual Blood Drive on Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the MHSL school gymnasium. The...
  • 2020 Feb 13 13:22

    Board of Education Approves 2020-21 Calendar

    The 2020-2021 School District Calendar was approved at the Feb, 10, 2020 Board of Education meeting. For a pdf version of the calendar which can be printed out click here.
  • 2020 Feb 13 10:25

    Elementary Schools Hold Laser Light Show

    This week all three elementary schools hosted a Wondergy Laser Science light show! The program is part of the STEM curriculum and included music, dancing, and 3-D shapes on a...
  • 2020 Feb 11 08:29

    AP Baseball Clinic on March 21

    Saturday, March 21 is the AP Warriors Baseball Clinic at Algonquin Middle School for Grades 1-6. Print and return the following form to George Brooks at Averill Park High Sch...
  • 2020 Feb 06 12:16

    MHSL K-Kids Welcome American Red Cross

    MHSL K-Kids welcomed Gail Kirby from the American Red Cross to its February meeting! The MHSL K-kids are hosting their third annual MHSL Blood Drive on Saturday, March 7 from...
  • 2020 Feb 06 09:57

    Private, Parochial Transportation Information

    NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF THE AVERILL PARK CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICTPRIVATE / PAROCHIAL TRANSPORTATION Requests for transportation to private or parochial schools for the 2020-202...
  • 2020 Jan 27 12:47

    Flu Cases Rise; Tips to Remain Healthy

    New York state is currently seeing a spike in the flu with confirmed cases surpassing 13,000. This is up from 5,295 at the same time last year. Averill Park Central School Di...
  • 2020 Jan 23 10:10

    Swing Dance to Raise Money for Music Program on Jan. 25

    This Saturday (Jan. 25) is the annual Swing Dance event which acts as the Averill Park High School Music Program fundraiser! From 7-8 p.m. get a free swing dance lesson from ...
  • 2020 Jan 23 09:00

    MHSL Hosts Author Eric Luper

    Through the generosity of a grant provided by the Averill Park Education Foundation, 4th graders at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary were treated to a visit and book signing b...
  • 2020 Jan 21 12:25

    Capital Region Schools Organize Public Forum to Discuss State Aid with Legislators

    Ten Capital Region school districts will be gathering with state legislators at Columbia High School in East Greenbush for a Forum on Sustainability of Schools on Thursday, Ja...
  • 2020 Jan 10 08:18

    First Graders Host Paint and Sip at MHSL

    On Wednesday, Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary first graders in Mrs. Marshall’s, Mrs. Pugliese’s and Mrs. Wunsch’s classes hosted a paint and sip! Students and a guest comple...
  • 2020 Jan 09 08:34

    Ice Fishing Tournament on Jan. 25

    Join us for the “Warriors Kicking Bass on the Ice” ice fishing tournament on Saturday, Jan. 25 at Burden Lake. Registration begins at 5:00 a.m. with the tournament running fr...
  • 2020 Jan 06 13:56

    Craft and Story Events at SLCA

    The Sand Lake Center for Arts and ASAP will be holding a Craft and Story event on Mondays and Fridays, from Jan. 15 to March 4 The program is FREE to the first 20 students (g...
  • 2020 Jan 06 08:37

    Registration Open for Spring Community Education Classes

    Registration is open for Averill Park CSD’s Community Education classes! The Spring 2020 brochure of classes for all ages is now online (here) or pick up a copy at one of the...
  • 2019 Dec 24 08:55

    SLCA Presenting Saturdays at the Circus

    The Sand Lake Center for Arts presents Saturdays at the Circus from Jan. 4 to April 11. Visit www.slca-ctp.org to enroll, or call the box office at 518-674-2007
  • 2019 Dec 18 12:34

    NYSSMA Piano Performance Sign-ups

    Any Averill Park Central School District students who would like to participate in NYSSMA and perform a solo on the piano should fill out the form below. The deadline to retu...
  • 2019 Dec 17 10:26

    MHSL K-Kids Volunteer With Sand Lake Kiwanis

    The Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary K-Kids volunteered at the monthly Sand Lake Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner on Dec. 14 at the West Sand Lake Fire Hall! The K-Kids worked very h...
  • 2019 Dec 13 13:10

    New Reading App is Here and Free

    Sora is here! Sora is a new eBook & Audio Book app offered through our district. It takes the place of OverDrive, and is very easy to use. All APCSD students and employee...
  • 2019 Dec 13 08:39

    Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 21

    MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Breakfast with Santa at Sand Lake Center for the Arts/Circle Theater Players on Saturday, Dec. 21!
  • 2019 Dec 12 11:42

    5th Grade Students Learn Internet Safety

    Alexa Benincasa, Investigative Specialist from NYS Division of Criminal Justice Missing Persons Clearinghouse, gave a presentation today about Online Safety for 5th graders in...
  • 2019 Dec 12 08:27

    Elementary Schools Hold Winter Concerts

    All three elementary schools held their Winter Concerts on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Each were well-attended, as everyone celebrated the growth of our student musicians! Great job eve...
  • 2019 Dec 10 10:53

    Elementary Reports Available on SchoolTool on December 11

    Elementary reports including report cards, AIS progress reports and NYS exam individual student reports can be accessed via our student data management system School...
  • 2019 Dec 03 12:13

    Winter Concert 2019 Schedule

    It's that time of the year! Winter concerts begin next week with the Elementary happening on Tuesday, Dec. 10 (7 p.m.); High School on Wednesday, Dec. 11 (6:30 p.m.); Grades 7...
  • 2019 Nov 27 09:34

    School Related Professionals Recognition Quarter 1

    We are thankful for the outstanding work that our School Related Professionals do each and every day! Each quarter we are highlighting individuals who go above and beyond. Co...
  • 2019 Nov 27 09:23

    Mini Pumpkin Chucking at MHSL

    Mini Pumpkin Chucking! This week third grade students from Mrs. Perrotta’s, Ms. Grogan’s, and Mrs Reasor’s class at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary made a popsicle stick cat...
  • 2019 Nov 22 10:25

    MHSL Accepting Donations for Make-A-Wish Foundation

    Once again, the students, families and staff of Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary are raising funds to support Make-A-Wish of Northeastern New York and their mission to grant l...
  • 2019 Nov 22 09:09

    MHSL Science Fair Produces Cool Presentations

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary held its annual Science Fair, sponsored by the PTA. We had lots of interesting projects and presentations! Great job everyone!
  • 2019 Nov 15 13:00

    Elementary Schools Compete in 16 Handles Tastemaker Challenge

    On Thursday, Nov. 14, the inaugural Tastemakers contest between the WSL, PES and MHSL Elementary Schools was held at 16 Handles. Mrs. Julianne Urban Strano, grade 4 teacher r...
  • 2019 Nov 15 08:05

    Mallory Bourgault to Perform in Kris Kringle the Musical

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary fourth grader, Mallory Bourgault, has been selected to perform the role of Zoe in Kris Kringle the Musical on Proctor’s MainStage during the u...
  • 2019 Nov 08 12:46

    Elementary Schools Hold Annual Veterans Day Assemblies

    The Poestenkill, West Sand Lake and Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary Schools held their annual Veterans Day Assembly, honoring our men and women who served in the armed forces...
  • 2019 Nov 07 10:17

    District Holds Screenagers: Next Chapter Viewing

    APCSD held a free viewing of the new film "Screenagers: Next Chapter" on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The film examines the science behind teen’s emotional challenges, the interplay of...
  • 2019 Nov 07 08:53

    CASDA Holds 4th Annual Friends of Education Awards Dinner

    On Wednesday, Nov. 7, CASDA held its 4th annual Friends of Education Awards Dinner. Averill Park CSD's Mr. Bill and Mrs. Betty Jean Whipple were honored for their selfless co...
  • 2019 Nov 06 08:49

    MHSL 5th Grader, Vivian Savage, Accepted into CDYC

    Vivian Savage, a fifth grader at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary, was recently accepted as a new member of the Capital District Youth Chorale (CDYC)! Students are required t...
  • 2019 Nov 04 09:58

    Elementary Schools Hold Rainforest Assemblies

    Each of our Elementary Schools held a Rainforest assembly last week! The assembly promoted awareness and enthusiasm for wildlife conservation on the local, national and global...
  • 2019 Nov 01 13:18

    Principal Sibson Reads to Kindergarten

    Principal Sibson read "Big Pumpkin" to some very excited Kindergarten classes at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary! An amazing start to a fun day!
  • 2019 Nov 01 10:38

    Hannaford Teams With Booster Club for November Event

    The Averill Park Athletics Booster Club will receive a $1 donation for every $2.50 Community Bag sold in November at the Hannaford store located at Route 43 & 150 in West ...
  • 2019 Oct 30 09:08

    Go Home Early Drill on Nov. 8

    The Averill Park Central School District will hold a “Go Home Early” drill on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. All schools plan to dismiss 15 minutes earlier than regular dismissal time...
  • 2019 Oct 29 08:40

    Sand Lake Hero-Con Coming Nov. 9

    Sand Lake Hero-Con will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts! Come see your favorite superheroes, bring your camera and come...
  • 2019 Oct 28 09:25

    Whipples Honored as CASDA Friends of Education

    Bill Whipple, bus driver at Averill Park Central School District, and Betty Jean Whipple, volunteer, will be honored with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASD...
  • 2019 Oct 25 12:13

    Ms. Scribner Takes Over MHSL as Principal for the Day

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School 'hired' a new Principal for the Day! Second grader Addison Scribner and her assistant, Mr. Sibson, made the rounds as part of her bein...
  • 2019 Oct 24 13:25

    Promoting Kindness at MHSL

    A group of Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary students met with Principal Sibson recently to share their persuasive paragraphs. The group of 3rd and 4th graders felt that the M...
  • 2019 Oct 24 08:32

    MHSL Holds Third Grade Family Math Night

    Third Grade students from MHSL participated in Third Grade Family Math Fun Night. During the event, students and their parents played games and participated in activities to h...
  • 2019 Oct 23 12:52

    Mrs. Sager Rides Off Into the Sunset

    Liz Sager and her No. 12 bus have become a holiday staple across the Averill Park Central School District. Every year, students have come to expect spiders, Jack-o-Lanterns, ...
  • 2019 Oct 21 09:54

    District Celebrates BOE During School Board Recognition Week

    The New York State School Boards Association recognizes the week of October 21-25 as School Board Recognition Week. This is a time to promote awareness and understanding of th...
  • 2019 Oct 18 15:03

    Elementary Schools Hold Fire Prevention Days

    Averill Park Elementary Schools held fire prevention days this month. Volunteer firefighters brought their trucks and fire-fighting gear to school for the students to see. St...
  • 2019 Oct 18 10:47

    Odyssey of the Mind Sign-ups

    We are looking for Warrior Omers to keep this tradition going and would love to have your Averill Park student represent our district in this year's Odyssey of the Mind compet...
  • 2019 Oct 15 08:40

    Author Johnny Marciano Visits AMS

    Author Johnny Marciano visited Algonquin Middle School last week and spoke to students in grades 3-7 and their families. Mr. Marciano wrote the series “Klawde” and “Witches o...
  • 2019 Oct 10 08:58

    Author Eric Litwin Visits Elementary Schools

    Author Eric Litwin visited the Elementary Schools recently. Students loved his presentation! Mr. Litwin is the original author of Pete the Cat, The Nuts and Groovy Joe.
  • 2019 Oct 09 15:18

    District's Professional Development Day a Success

    On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Averill Park Central School District held its professional development day, AP Transforms, for faculty and staff. Keynote speaker George Couros started ...
  • 2019 Oct 09 08:04

    MHSL K-Kids Holds First Meeting

    The Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary K-Kids held a successful first meeting of the school year! Their new motto for this year will be "WAKE UP-BE KIND-REPEAT." For October an...
  • 2019 Oct 02 13:02

    Author Presenting Free at AMS for Grades 3-7 on Oct. 10

    Author Johnny Marciano will be presenting FREE at Algonquin Middle School to APCSD students in grades 3-7 and their families on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m.! Please sign-up...
  • 2019 Oct 02 12:56

    MHSL Holds Annual Open House

    Students and parents from Mrs. Jeschke’s class at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary hopped in the 5th grade photo booth at Open House on Oct. 1! The Open House was one of the ...
  • 2019 Sep 23 12:14

    APCSD to Show New Film 'Screenagers: Next Chapter' on Nov. 6

    Averill Park CSD will hold a special screening of the film "Screenagers: Next Chapter" on November 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium for parents/guardians and stude...
  • 2019 Sep 19 15:04

    Notice of Health Screenings

    If your student is in Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 7, Grade 9, or Grade 11, please be aware that at some point during the course of this school year, your st...
  • 2019 Sep 18 14:18

    APCSD Receives Audit for 2018-2019

    The Averill Park Central School District is pleased to announce that once again the District has received an unqualified audit opinion from the independent auditing firm, Marv...
  • 2019 Sep 16 08:44

    Third Annual Welcome Back Warrior Tailgate Party Held

    The third annual Welcome Back Warrior Tailgate Party for staff was held before Friday night's varsity football game with great food from The Mess Hall! Everyone had a great t...
  • 2019 Sep 13 11:11

    Individual Student Reports for 2019 NYS Assessments Available on SchoolTool

    Individual student reports for the 2019 NYS Assessments (Grades 3-8 ELA and Math and Grades 4 & 8 Science) are now available for parents and guardians to view on SchoolToo...
  • 2019 Sep 12 13:11

    District Partners With CDPHP, ACCA

    Averill Park Central School District announced a partnership with CDPHP and the Addictions Care Center of Albany (ACCA) on Thursday morning during a press conference. With th...
  • 2019 Sep 09 11:30

    Welcome New Staff Members Ms. Ryan and Mrs. Fawcett

    Welcome to two new Elementary School staff members, Ms. Ryan and Mrs. Fawcett! Kelsey Ryan, West Sand Lake, Kindergarten Ms. Ryan comes to Averill Park CSD with Bachelor and...
  • 2019 Sep 06 10:40

    Cafeteria Using Local Produce

    Food services is using local cucumbers, tomatoes and lettuce this week from Black Horse Farms, and apples from Indian Ladder Farms!
  • 2019 Sep 05 13:58

    Water Advisory at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary

    Dear families, Averill Park CSD is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students, teachers and staff. As part of this commitment, the district tests ...
  • 2019 Sep 03 09:11

    State Assessment Results Up in ELA and Math

    The State Education Department recently released the results of the 2019 Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics tests. At Averill Park Central School District...
  • 2019 Aug 29 15:52

    Dr. Franchini's Welcome Back Message

    The 2019-2020 school year is almost upon us and I hope that everyone had a fun, relaxing summer vacation! The first day of school is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 4. Many th...
  • 2019 Aug 28 12:48

    Counseling Center to Hold College Informational Evening

    The Averill Park Counseling Center will hold an informational evening on Sept. 26. College Exploration The Counseling Center invites 9th and 10th graders, and their parents,...
  • 2019 Aug 22 14:09

    2019-2020 Bus Runs

    The following is a brief description of the school bus routes for the Averill Park Central School District for the 2019-2020 school year. The routes will provide parents and ...
  • 2019 Aug 16 11:37

    Chris Herren to Speak at APCSD in the Spring

    In acknowledging that the opioid epidemic is one of the most serious threats to young people across the country, the Averill Park Central School District administration, in co...
  • 2019 Aug 07 14:06

    Alternate Transportation Forms Available

    If your child/children are going to be entered into day care, please be sure that you fill out the alternate transportation form immediately. This form needs to be filled out...
  • 2019 Jul 26 14:15

    Summer Program Assembles 300 Classroom Safety Kits

    Students from our summer program worked hard assembling classroom safety kits for every classroom in the district on July 26! They worked together with teachers and a school ...
  • 2019 Jul 18 14:23

    Deputies Visit Extended School Year Program

    Sheriff's Deputies Nikles and Condo stopped in to visit with the students at the Extended School Year program this week! Students can't wait to see Deputy Nikles every day wh...
  • 2019 Jul 10 12:07

    New Bell Times for 2019-20 School Year Announced

    The new start and end times for the 2019-20 school year have been solidified and are as follows:              ...
  • 2019 Jun 24 08:32

    Completing Missions on Zearn

    Mrs. Nichols’ 2nd grade class finished all 8 math missions on Zearn! Zearn is an online math program that is based on Eureka math. Each math mission has 15-20 digital lessons...
  • 2019 Jun 20 15:47

    Kiera Suscietto Wins Memorial Music Scholarship

    The Miller Hill-Sand Lake PTA and Music Department are proud to announce the winner of the second annual Kelsey Kittleson Memorial Music Scholarship! Fourth-grader Kiera Susc...
  • 2019 Jun 18 12:33

    Students Create Skits Based on Aesop's Fables

    Students in Ms. Reasor's Third Grade Class at MHSL wrote skits based on Aesop's Fables! They created their own props and costumes, and recently performed their skits for the ...
  • 2019 Jun 17 08:50

    Seniors Return to Elementary Schools for Senior Walk Through

    On June 14, we held our annual Senior Walk with the Class of 2019 returning to their respective elementary schools dressed in their cap and gowns!
  • 2019 May 21 09:20

    Author Susan Verde Visits Elementary Schools

    Author Susan Verde visited the Elementary Schools recently! Her books, such as I Am Peace, I Am Human, Me and You, The Water Princess, and many more teach messages of inner p...
  • 2019 May 13 09:15

    Cowboy Dave and The Albany Symphony Orchestra

    Third and Fourth Grade students from MHSL, PES and WSL elementary schools attended an outstanding, interactive concert performed by the Albany Symphony Orchestra, featuring Co...
  • 2019 May 09 12:40

    Letter to Incoming Middle School Parents/Guardians

    Dear Parents/Guardians, The end of the school year is just around the corner and your son or daughter will soon be entering sixth grade at Algonquin Middle School. You and yo...
  • 2019 May 08 08:55

    Elementary Students Recognized with PE Award

    Congratulations to our elementary school 5th grade students who were recognized with the Sandra G. Morely Physical Education Leadership Award at HVCC this week! Students from...
  • 2019 May 07 10:00

    Elementary School Instrument Petting Zoo

    Elementary School students from across the district attended an instrument petting zoo this week at Algonquin Middle School. Students had the opportunity to try a variety of ...
  • 2019 May 06 08:37

    Third Graders Learn About the Water Cycle

    Third Grade students in Miss Grogan's class are learning about the water cycle. In science, the students each made a "water cycle in a bag" to learn and observe the 4 main st...
  • 2019 Apr 30 11:59

    Continental Mathematics at MHSL

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary fifth graders participated in the Continental Mathematics League this year. The students met once a week to solve challenging math problems a...
  • 2019 Apr 30 09:19

    APTA Donates $2,750 to Backpack Program

    The Averill Park Teachers Association presented the Averill Park Backpack Program with a check for $2,750. The Backpack Program provides a child with a bag of non-perishable,...
  • 2019 Apr 26 08:17

    Board of Education Approves Academic Calendar for 2019-2020

    The Board of Education has approved the 2019-2020 academic calendar. This calendar was developed in cooperation with Questar III BOCES, administrators and teachers to ensure ...
  • 2019 Apr 16 14:22

    Bringing Kindness to the Hallways at MHSL

    Fira Dorr, a 4th grader in Mrs. Deo's homeroom at Miller Hill-Sand Lake, became inspired by the work of Levee Chavez and his Subway Therapy Project from 2016 in New York City....
  • 2019 Apr 15 08:43

    Story Pirates Perform for Elementary Students

    The Story Pirates visited the auditorium at Algonquin Middle School to perform for 4th grade students across the district. Each elementary school was treated to their own sho...
  • 2019 Apr 11 10:37

    Board of Education Adopts 2019-2020 District Budget

    The Averill Park Central School District Board of Education unanimously adopted a 2019-2020 district budget at its meeting on April 8. The $59,665,424 budget represents a spen...
  • 2019 Apr 10 11:50

    Kelsey's Promise 5K Run/Walk-Fitness Day Scheduled for May 19

    The Kelsey's Promise 5K Run/Walk-Fitness Day is scheduled for May 19! There is a registration fee of $30 ($35 after May 17), with funds going to support social work for pedia...
  • 2019 Apr 04 09:09

    Tent Sale to Benefit Food Backpack Program

    The Brunswick Church is hosting a community-wide Tent & Bake Sale on Friday, April 12 from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with the proceeds g...
  • 2019 Apr 03 11:33

    Senator Jordan Hosts MHSL Students

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary Students received a first-hand look at the New York State Senate. Senator Daphne Jordan hosted 60 students as her special guests. The group d...
  • 2019 Apr 02 14:01

    AP Athletics Partners With BSN for Apparel

    We are happy to announce that we've partnered with BSN Sports and built an online store front to support our community. In the store, you will find brands you know and design...
  • 2019 Apr 02 10:56

    District Honored With Safety Excellence Award

    SARATOGA – Averill Park Central School District is one of 156 school districts and Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) in New York state to receive the Utica Nat...
  • 2019 Mar 26 11:35

    Board of Education Nomination Petition Available

    Interested in running for the Board of Education this year? You will need 25 signatures on the below petition, which is due to the District Clerk by April 22.
  • 2019 Mar 21 09:42

    K-12 Artwork at Sand Lake Center for the Arts

    The K-12 Student Art Exhibition is currently showcasing artwork at the Sand Lake Center for the Arts. Exhibitions are free and open during SLCA events or by appointment from M...
  • 2019 Mar 15 10:20

    Elementary Reports Available on SchoolTool on March 15

    Elementary reports including report cards, AIS progress reports and NYS exam individual student reports can be accessed via our student data management syste...
  • 2019 Mar 12 10:41

    Adolescent Brain Under Stress Workshop

    Dr. Michael Nerney will be presenting "Adolescent Brain Under Stress", which talks about the allure of thrill-seeking, technology use, drug and alcohol abuse, sexuality and ot...
  • 2019 Mar 12 09:36

    Updated District Goals (VIDEO)

    Check out our updated District goals here:  https://youtu.be/NGnCvLaM8wI
  • 2019 Mar 11 09:17

    MHSL K-Kids Host Blood Drive

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary K-Kids hosted a blood drive with the Red Cross on March 9. The turn out was fantastic, with 45 donors attending! Of the 45 donors, 20 were MH...
  • 2019 Mar 10 16:48

    Teams Compete at Odyssey of the Mind

    Teams from around Region 4 competed in the Odyssey of the Mind tournament at Coxsackie-Athens Central Schools on March 9. Multiple teams placed in their respective divisions....
  • 2019 Mar 07 10:11

    V-Healthy Day Coming March 27

    On March 27, more than 200 medical professionals, vascular patients and teachers will team up with 19 Capital Region schools, including Averill Park, to teach teens about Vasc...
  • 2019 Mar 05 10:04

    CASDA Honors AP's Tom Russell as a 2019 Friend of Education

    Congratulations to Tom Russell, who was honored with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friends of Education Award last week! Mr. Russell is a supportive...
  • 2019 Mar 04 12:44

    Active Parenting: Transitioning from Elementary to Middle School

    The skills your child needs to meet the challenges of the Middle School Experience. Tuesdays: March 19, 26; April 2, 9, 16 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Algonquin MS Library Conferenc...
  • 2019 Feb 27 08:52

    MHSL K-Kids Welcome Gail Kirby, Get Ready For Blood Drive

    MHSL K-Kids welcomed Gail Kirby from the American Red Cross to their February meeting. The MHSL K-kids are hosting a Blood Drive on Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at ...
  • 2019 Feb 15 14:06

    Matt Hladun Selected as New Assistant Superintendent at Averill Park

    Averill Park Central School District has officially selected Matthew Hladun as its new Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning. "After a process that involved part...
  • 2019 Feb 08 07:51

    Acts of Kindness at MHSL

    We have 450 home-bound seniors in Rensselaer County who receive warm meals through our Rennsselaer County Department of the Aging's Meals on Wheels Program. The Winter Act of ...
  • 2019 Feb 07 13:27

    Blood Drive Coming on March 9

    The MHSL K-kids are hosting a Blood Drive on Saturday, March 9 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm. Donors are asked to enter by the school gymnasium. Be a hero and help us save many li...
  • 2019 Feb 07 13:09

    Superintendent Franchini Completes #10GallonChallenge

    In an effort to help local dairy farmers and families in need, Superintendent Dr. James Franchini has completed the #10GallonChallenge. The social media campaign began with a...
  • 2019 Feb 04 15:48

    Ninth Graders Create Books, Read Them at MHSL

    Students in ninth grade wrote and illustrated children's books. On February 4, they visited Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary to read them to the first graders!
  • 2019 Feb 01 14:37

    Kindergarten Registration Now Open

    The Averill Park Central School District has begun the process of registering boys and girls for the 2019-2020 Kindergarten Classes. If you, or someone you know, has a child ...
  • 2019 Jan 24 11:08

    Students Travel Around (and Inside) The Earth Dome

    The Earth Dome from Mobile Ed Productions visited Poestenkill Elementary and West Sand Lake Elementary on Wednesday and Thursday this week. On Friday, the presentation heads t...
  • 2019 Jan 17 12:19

    MLK Day of Service Cancelled

    Due to the impending winter storm this weekend, the MLK Day of Service at MHSL on Monday, January 21 is cancelled. Due to the nature of this event being held on a holiday whe...
  • 2019 Jan 16 08:16

    Author Eric Luper Speaks to Fourth Graders

    Author Eric Luper spoke with students in Miss Deo's Fourth Grade Class at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary on January 15. Mr. Luper has written more than 20 books, including ...
  • 2019 Jan 14 09:01

    Varsity Boys Basketball Reads to First Graders

    Members of the Varsity Boys Basketball team were the "Mystery readers" for Mrs. Pugliese's First Grade class at Miller Hill/Sand Lake Elementary on January 11. Everyone had a...
  • 2019 Jan 07 10:47

    Elementary Schools Join Together for Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day

    The Miller Hill Sand Lake, West Sand Lake and Poestenkill Elementary Schools will be joining together this year for a Martin Luther King Jr. morning of service on Monday, Janu...
  • 2019 Jan 07 09:44

    Skribblers Magazine Features AP Students' Work

    The Fall 2018 edition of Skribblers Magazine is out and it's full of Averill Park students' work! Here's some of the work included - be sure to pick up your copy!
  • 2019 Jan 03 08:29

    Swing Dance to Raise Money for Music Program on Jan. 26

    Who's up for a swinging good time? The Averill Park High School Music Program Fundraiser is scheduled for Jan. 26 from 7-10 p.m. Adults are $12, students/seniors are $8 ($10 ...
  • 2018 Dec 21 16:38

    Sing-A-Long at Miller Hill Sand Lake Celebrates Holiday Season

    Miller Hill Sand Lake students ended their fun-filled day with a Sing-A-Long to celebrate the holiday season. The group kicked off the assembly with the "12 Days of Christmas...
  • 2018 Dec 05 07:51

    ELEMENTARY REPORTS AVAILABLE ON SCHOOLTOOL DEC. 13

    Elementary reports including report cards, AIS progress reports and NYS exam individual student reports can be accessed via our student data management system School...
  • 2018 Nov 26 08:32

    Join us for Averill Park's Winter Concerts

    Tis the season for Averill Park's winter concerts. All concerts are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:• Thursday, December 6: 7th & 8th Grades, 7 p....
  • 2018 Nov 15 14:39

    Miller Hill Sand Lake PTA Science Fair - postponed

    Due to the weather forecast, the MHSL PTA Science Fair scheduled for November 15th has been postponed until Thursday, November 29th. We are concerned with the road condition...
  • 2018 Nov 14 15:06

    The MHSL K-Kids enjoyed a visit from Carol Rosbozom

    The MHSL K-Kids enjoyed a visit from Carol Rosbozom, The Commissioner of the Rensselaer County's Department of the Aging at their November meeting. Mrs. Rosbozom talked to the...
  • 2018 Nov 13 15:12

    MHSL elementary students thank our Veterans

    The MHSL elementary students thank our Veterans during an assembly on Thursdayafternoon. Our K-kids greeted each hero with a beautiful poppy, a US flag, and a special pin. Our...
  • 2018 Nov 01 09:54

    All Students to be Dismissed 15 Minutes Early Friday, Nov. 9

    The New York State Education Department requires all school districts to hold an annual "Go Home Early" drill to ensure that students and staff are prepared in case an emergen...
  • 2018 Oct 12 11:25

    Individual Student Reports for 2018 NYS Assessments Now Available on Schooltool

    Individual student reports for the 2018 NYS Assessments (Grades 3-8 ELA and Math and Grades 4 & 8 Science) are now available for parents and guardians to view on SchoolToo...
  • 2018 Oct 01 10:16

    District-Wide PINK OUT Friday, Oct. 5!

    Averill Park CSD will turn PINK on Friday, October 5 as AP stands up to cancer! Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear pink on that day. That evening, the AP commu...
  • 2018 Sep 04 10:09

    Register for AP Community Education's Fall/Winter Classes Today! Easy Online Registration & Payment

    Averill Park Community Education is now accepting registration and payment online! You can still register and pay by mail or in person at the District Office, but now there's ...
  • 2018 Aug 20 11:41

    Fall Open Houses: Mark Your Calendar

    As we get closer to the start of the 2018-2019 school year on September 5 (Sept. 6 for kindergarten), we want to be sure you know about the open houses taking place during the...
  • 2018 Jan 03 14:38

    MLK Jr. Day of Service Jan. 15; Sign Up by Jan. 10; Donations Needed

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School's annual community service project event, MLK Jr. Day of Service, is Monday, Jan. 15 from 9-11 a.m. For your child to participate, ple...
  • 2017 Dec 26 14:01

    MHSL K-Kids' Bottle & Can Drive January 15, Drop Off 9 AM Until Noon

    The Miller Hill-Sand Lake K-Kids are organizing a Bottle and Can Drive for Martin Luther King Jr's Day of Service on January 15. This will be held during our school wide Day o...
  • 2017 Sep 27 15:31

    Mark Your Calendar for MHSL Kindness Spirit Days

    MHSL Kindness Spirit Days 2017-2018Fridays-Warrior Pride Days (Yellow, Blue) October10/2 Stomp Out Bullying Wear Blue Day10/19 “We are a team” Team Jersey/Attire Day for Anti...
  • 2017 Sep 05 10:43

    MHSL PTA Color Fun Run September 30

    Miller Hill Sand Lake PTA welcomes you to join us as we run, walk, and jog while raising funds for our school at the Color Fun Run on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to Noon. T...
  • 2017 Jun 19 14:18

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake K-Kids Help Spread A Year Full of Kindness

    The Miller Hill-Sand Lake K-Kids had a full year for of Kindness. We would like to thank our school community and families for helping to fill many buckets. Together we are a...
  • 2017 Jun 19 11:38

    MHSL K-Kid Summer Challenge: Can Pull Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

    Please help the Miller Hill-Sand Lake K-kids collect Can Tops for Ronald McDonald House. We will collect all summer collections starting in September (and through out the scho...
  • 2017 Jun 14 15:51

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary Celebrates Flag Day and Retirees

     Wearing red, white, and blue Miller Hill students learned some interesting facts about our country's flag and sang our favorite patriotic songs.  After Flag Day son...
  • 2016 Dec 08 10:27

    MHSL Students Get Coding

    Elementary students in Averill Park are working on coding during this school year. Ms. Seel worked with MHSL 5th graders and helped them learn to use the code.org website. The...
  • 2016 Aug 19 09:30

    1st Grade Meet & Greet Sept. 1

    Please join us for A First Grade Meet and Greet on Thursday, September 1 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Miller Hill - Sand Lake Elementary. Come see your new cla...
  • 2016 Mar 23 15:44

    MH Raises Nearly $2,800 in Jump Rope for Heart Campaign

    Miller Hill Elementary K-Kids raised nearly $2800 in the school's annual Jump Rope for Heart campaign! Participants worked their way through a series of jumping stations which...
  • 2016 Mar 03 11:22

    Attention 5th Grade Parents: Algonquin School Supplies Now Available for Order

    Algonquin school supplies for 2016-17 are now available for order. The last day to order is June 30. Order now so you don’t forget. You can pick up your child’s supply box at ...
  • 2015 Dec 15 11:14

    K-Kids Collect $658 for the Make-A-Wish Charity

    The Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary K-Kids collected $658.31 for the Make-A-Wish charity. This money will be used towards helping some deserving child get the wish of their d...
  • 2015 Oct 15 13:32

    Monster Book Fair Oct. 21; Order Online Oct. 22-26

    A Monster Book Fair by Scholastic Book will be held on Wednesday, October 21 from dismissal (after busses leave) until 8:00pm in the MH Gym. You can also shop Onlin...
  • 2015 Jun 22 14:21

    Enrichment Days

    It was Enrichment Days at Miller Hill-Sand Lake Elementary School on June 5 & 12. Students had the opportunity to explore a variety of opportunities by participating in en...
  • 2015 May 22 12:29

    5th Graders Use Math to Raise $5,133 for St. Jude's

    Miller Hill-Sand Lake School 5th grade students recently completed math problems to support a good cause. Forty-three (43) students participated in the 2015 Math-a-thon and&nb...