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1 McGuffey Lane
Delmar, NY 12054
(518) 439-4905

David Ksanznak

Upcoming Events

April 14-18

No School, Spring Break

April 21-25

Healthy Kids Week

April 22

BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.

April 30-May 2

Grades 3-8 NYS Math Testing

May 6

BOE Meet the Candidates Night, 6:30 p.m.

May 7

BOE Meeting, 7 p.m.

May 15

Hamagrael K Orientation, 6:30 p.m.

Hamagrael PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.

May 20

School Budget Vote & BOE Election, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., BCHS




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For the last four weeks, students at Hamagrael have been participating in the school’s annual “Jump Rope for Heart", sponsored by the American Heart Association. Community support for Jump Rope for Heart at Hamagrael has raised a 10-year total of more than $110,000. This year’s effort has been successful with more than $20,000 collected.



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Summer Enrichment Program 2014

The Summer Enrichment Program offers students entering grades 3-8 in our district an opportunity to engage in hands on learning while still enjoying the perks of summer. A taste of the classes we offer are cooking, movie making, letterboxing, and classes in various sports, among others.

There are two one-week sessions running from July 7 to July 18 with three sessions offered per day. Find out more information by viewing our flyer and visit our website for a full list of course offerings and registration.

A Note from Principal Dave Ksanznak

Principal Ksanznak talks about spring break, Healthy Kids Week, the spring concert, budget discussions and Administrative Professionals Day. READ PRINCIPAL'S NOTE

Oliver the Reading Dog at Hamagrael

First graders have a special reading buddy named Oliver. Every week, this beautiful Bernese Mountain Dog has been listening patiently as students sharpen their reading skills and gather confidence along the way. READ MORE AND SEE PHOTOS

Litterless Lunch Week is April 21-25

Get ready and challenge yourself to pack a 100 percent "litterless lunch" during the week of April 21-25. Every student who brings a lunch packed in reusable containers and produces no waste at all  will receive a ticket and be entered into a drawing for special prizes. READ MORE ABOUT THE GREEN TEAM'S LITTERLESS LUNCH WEEK

2014 Hamagrael “Jump Rope for Heart” effort tops $20K

For the last four weeks, students at Hamagrael Elementary have been participating in the school’s annual “Jump Rope for Heart, sponsored by the American Heart Association. READ MORE AND SEE PHOTOS

Bethlehem teams sweep Odyssey of the Mind

Three teams from Hamagrael Elementary competed in this year's Region 7 Odyssey of the Mind competition on March 1 and all finished in first or second place. Two of our teams placed first and will move on to compete in the NY Odyssey State Competition on April 12 at Binghamton University. READ MORE & SEE 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

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

More Hamagrael News

Photos: Kids Helping Kids

3rd Graders learn Green Building from RPI students

Town of Bethlehem receives Safe Routes to School funding; grant will fund sidewalks near Hamagrael

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