1 McGuffey Lane
Delmar, NY 12054
• Hamagrael Book Fair, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
• Hamagrael PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.
• Hamagrael Book Fair, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• Grade 5 Choral Concert, 7 p.m.
• Coffee with Dr. Cale, "Mom, I hate you. Can you buy me a new phone?", 9:30 a.m. at Hamagrael
• Hamagrael CAPER, 6:30 p.m.
• Hamagrael Science Fair, 6:30 p.m.
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• Kindergarten Math & Science Night
• Spring Pictures, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Grades 3-8 ELA Testing
• BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.
• Hamagrael CAPER, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
• BOU Community Spelling Bee, 7 p.m., BCHS Auditorium
A Note from Principal Dave Ksanznak
Principal Ksanznak talks the upcoming choral festival, Odyssey of the Mind success, student artwork and Dr. Cale's upcoming event at Hamagrael. READ PRINCIPAL'S NOTE »
Basketball giveaway sparks lunchtime fun
It's a great time to try lunch in the school cafeteria! March Madness means students who purchase lunch can qualify to win a basketball autographed and presented by one of the varsity teams' captains. VIEW FLYER »
Hamagrael Science Fair on March 18
The Science Fair is only 11 days away! That’s still enough time to do a project if you haven’t started yet. The Hamagrael Science Fair will be held on Tuesday, March 18 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. It’s a chance to test your ideas or explore things you wonder about. And it’s fun!
To participate fill out your entry form and send it in by Tuesday, March 11. Entry forms and information packets are available here [PDF] and in the office. Any questions? Contact Jill Adams at 475-7633 at email@example.com.
Kindergarten Family Math & Science Night, March 25
Family Math & Science Night for kindergarten students will be held on Tuesday, March 25 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Hamagrael. A variety of fun, hands-on activities will be available for you and your student to explore! The sign-up form with more information will come home soon with your child. If you have questions or would like to volunteer please contact Carie Hennessey (firstname.lastname@example.org), Andy Kloss (email@example.com), Drey Martone (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Erica Wahl (email@example.com).
Next "Coffee with Cale" parenting session is March 10
Dr. Randy L. Cale, a psychologist and parenting expert, will host a morning session at Hamagrael Elementary on Monday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss strategies families can use at home to keep students on track for success. This title of this month's discussion is "Mom... I hate you. Can you buy me a new phone?" VIEW "COFFEE WITH CALE" SCHEDULE »
Spring Book Fair, March 3-5
The Spring Book Fair will be held Monday March 3 and Tuesday March 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday March 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. It’s a great way to stock up on all the latest and greatest books, while supporting our school. Hamagrael will earn a profit on all sales which goes to purchase educational materials, including smart boards, for the classrooms. Hope to see you there!
Summer Camp Resource Fair at Hamagrael!
Visit us in the front lobby on Tuesday, March 18 during the Science Fair, 6:30 pm-8 pm! We will have several representatives from local camps available for questions/answers including the YMCA, Girl Scouts of NENY, JMU, Albany JCC and Siena. We will also have lots of written materials available on other day and overnight camps in the local area and beyond. Hope to see you there!
Photo Gallery: Kids Helping Kids
At the end of January, more than 150 Hamagrael students and parents joined the PTA's Kids Helping Kids Committee, donating their time and energy for an afternoon of community service. The fifth annual event provided lunches for the needy in the Capital Region, cards for U.S. troops serving overseas and more. VIEW PHOTOS »
Recap of Common Core In The Classroom
To help parents better understand what our curriculum looks like to students in the classroom under the state’s new Common Core Learning Standards, on Feb. 10, teachers at the elementary, middle and high school level described new aspects of the curriculum, such as writing and close reading in ELA to algorithms and fractions in Math. The February event attracted more than 150 attendees. READ MORE & SEE VIDEO, OUTLINE »
NYSSMA Piano Evaluations, March 7 & 8
2nd Annual Bethlehem Community Spelling Bee
Form a team & join in the fun!
Bethlehem Opportunities Unlimited (BOU) is hosting its 2nd Annual Bethlehem Community Spelling Bee on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. in the Bethlehem Central High School Auditorium. READ MORE »
Hamagrael Lost & Found
Lost something? Check out the latest rendition of the Hamagrael lost and found! Contact the main office if you see something that is yours. VIEW PHOTOS »
How you can help Hamagrael in 2013-14
There are a great many ways parents and families can help support student activities at Hamagrael this year. The PTA partners with many local and national retailers who support schools with promotional efforts such as "Box Tops for Education" and Price Chopper's "Tools for Schools." LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP HAMAGRAEL WITH THESE VALUABLE PARTNERSHIPS »
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