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APSF Awards $40,000 to GAPS teachers

Posted on: December 21, 2018

The Albany Public Schools Foundation awarded $40,000 in classroom grants during the month of November.  Funded projects ranged from electronics, to materials for art, reading, music and physical education. Grant applicants have received their grant status notification letters.

Primary funding for the Classroom Grant Program comes from three Albany Public School Foundation events: iSwim for Kids, iCelebrate Kids Benefit Gala and the iRun for Kids race.

See the list of award recipients for details!


Fundación de las escuelas públicas de Albany (APSF por sus siglas en inglés) otorga $40,000 a maestros de GAPS

La Fundación de las Escuelas Públicas de Albany, otorgó $40,000 en subvenciones para los salones de clases durante el mes de noviembre. Los proyectos financiados van desde electrónica, hasta materiales para arte, lectura, música y educación física. Los solicitantes de subvenciones han recibido sus cartas de notificación de estado de concesión.

La financiación principal para el Programa de Subvenciones de Aula, proviene de tres eventos de la Fundación de Escuelas Públicas de Albany: “iSwim for Kids” (Evento de natación), la Gala de Beneficios de “iCelebrate Kids” (Evento recreativo) y “iRun for Kids” (Evento de carreras).

¡Vea la lista de ganadores de premios para más detalles!

Bingo Night for Families in Need on Nov. 22nd from 6 to 8 pm

Posted on: November 8, 2019

Doors open at 6 pm and bingo is from 6:30 to 8 pm.

This is a fun, family friendly event.  Bingo cards, 50/50 raffle and concessions available for purchase.  All proceeds benefit families in need at Periwinkle Elementary during the holiday and 2019-2o school year.

Periwinkle Coin Drive Nov. 18-22 to help Periwinkle Families at Holiday Time.

Posted on: November 8, 2019

Bring in your cash, pennies, quarters and dimes to help Periwinkle Families at Holiday time!

-The classroom that collects the most money will celebrate with a class party!

-100% of the proceeds go towards helping families in need at Periwinkle.

-Sponsored by Periwinkle PTT-Parents & Teachers Together.

Holiday Bazaar at Periwinkle on Nov. 9th from 9am-4pm

Posted on: November 5, 2019

Holiday Bazaar Saturday, November 9th from 9 am to 4 pm at Periwinkle.

Support locat artists and shop early for your holiday gifts!  Enjoy treats at the concession stand.  This event is hosted and benefits the Periwinkle Elementary School PTT.

Movie Night at Periwinkle on Nov. 8th, doors open at 6 pm

Posted on: November 5, 2019

Please join us for Movie Night at Periwinkle on Nov. 8th, doors open at 6 pm and the movie “Toy Store 4” begins promptly at 6:30 pm.  Concessions will be available.

This is a Family event, adults must stay with their child/children.