November 28, 2015
Andrew Hills, Principal
489 Clifton Park Center Rd, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0510 •
Arongen winners of the 4th Grade Fire Prevention Safety Poster contest receive a ride to school in the firetruck with our local firefighters!
Dr. Robinson visits Mrs. Clare's 1st grade class at Arongen.
Arongen students investigate the concepts of light by conducting experiments with lasers and mirrors.
The 3rd graders at Arongen were presented with dictionaries by the Clifton Park Rotary Club.
Arongen students in Mrs. Francois' class are participating in collaborative conversations about their monster manuals.
Mrs. Schwarz’s AM Kindergarten class at Arongen celebrates Fall Festival Day.
We look forward to starting our day at Arongen with student participation in morning announcements!"
Arongen’s 5th grade students are using the newly acquired iPads to search for books in the library using the online catalog.
After an extensive search, we are pleased to announce that Andrew Hills was appointed as the principal of Arongen Elementary School by the Board of Education last night. Most recently he has served as the principal at Tanglewood Elementary School in South Glens Falls. Previously, he taught social studies at Shenendehowa High School for four years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education/History from the SUNY College at Potsdam. He received a master’s degree in Education Administration and Policy Studies from the University at Albany and School Administrator and Supervisor Certification from New York State. He will be in the district to meet with staff and parents during the month of November and his official start date at Arongen will be November 30.
After reading the story Pop's Bridge in our Journeys reading series, students in Mrs. Losee's 3rd grade class had the opportunity to become engineers. They created a scale model of a bridge from marshmallows and toothpicks. The students loved building their bridges!
Arongen students use Audience Response Technology to analyze, debate, and vote on student “bills” as they explore governments in the Western Hemisphere.
Miss Baker’s first grade students have been learning about Johnny Appleseed. Students had the opportunity to pick apples growing on a tree outside the library with Librarian, Mrs. Bruno. This was an amazing opportunity for the students and they had lots of fun.
Students in Mr. McCarthy’s 4th grade class working together to complete ‘character t-shirts’ and get to know each other better.
Mrs. Morrow’s 5th grade class is excited about reading! They are starting the school year out right with awesome books.
11/11/15 - Veterans Day, No School
11/12/15 - K-5 Parent/Teacher Conference Days, No School K-5
11/13/15 - K-5 Parent/Teacher Conference Days, No School K-5
11/26/15-11/27/15 - Thanksgiving Recess - No School
12/24/15-1/1/16 - Winter Recess - No School
1/16/16 - Community Conversations, 9:30 am, Gowana Cafe.
1/18/16 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School
Grade 3 - Home Page
Grade 4 - Home Page
Grade 5 - Home Page
Art, Mrs. Hallenbeck
Coach Kitchell and Coach