October 31, 2014

Benjamin Roberts, Principal

489 Clifton Park Center Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0510  • 

Fax 518-371-8177

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Arongen Elementary School building

Located in the central part of the district, Arongen Elementary School is one of four off-campus schools.
It opened in 1992.

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Posted 10/29/14Adirondack singer Roy Hurd

Adirondack singer, songwriter, storyteller, and naturalist, Roy Hurd (“Poncho”), shares Native American stories with Arongen 4th grade students. Roy’s weeklong visit is funded through support from the Arongen PTA and BOCES Arts in Education funds.

Math facts programPosted 10/29/14

Mrs. Francois’ 2nd grade class learning their math facts through an online interactive program called Reflex Math. Mrs. Francois received a grant for her class to use the program.

Posted 10/29/14fundraiser for playground equipment

Arongen 4th grade students Riley Simmons and Lauren Gonzalez took it upon themselves to fundraise in order to help our school purchase new playground equipment. The students organized a used book sale in their neighborhood one weekend in October. The sale was a huge success and the girls raised $58 dollars. Great job girls!

Posted 10/23/14Reading with a friend

Arongen students in Mrs. Schwarz’s PM kindergarten class enjoy reading with a friend. [MOREMore photos]


Posted 10/23/14Tints and Shades

Arongen 4th grade students in Mrs. Bleichert’ s class are shown working hard painting tints and shades during art class.[MOREMore photos]




Posted 9/23/14Arongen’s second Grade Team “Goes Gold” to raise awareness in the fight against Childhood Cancer!

Arongen’s second Grade Team “Goes Gold” to raise awareness in the fight against Childhood Cancer!

Posted 9/15/14Studying Crayfish

Fourth grade students from Mrs. Bleichert’s classroom are seen closely studying crayfish as part of the 4th grade science curriculum. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 9/15/14Interactive Calendar

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Rupert’s classroom get down to business working hard in their 'new' interactive calendar notebooks. The notebooks help to teach students many important daily calendar skills which include: reading and writing the date, counting and keeping a tally of the number of days we've attended school this year. We are lucky to have such hard working, cooperative and eager learners at Arongen! [MOREMore photos]


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11/4/14 - Speaker Series on the Intermediate Report Card and Gradebook at Skano Elementary from  6:30-7:30. Click here for information on the Speaker Series topics for 2014-15.

11/11/14 - Veteran's Day, No School

11/13/14 - Elementary parent conferences, no school for students K-5

11/14/14 - Elementary parent conferences, no school for students K-5

11/27/14-11/28/14 - Thanksgiving Recess, No School

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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