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Forts Ferry
Elementary

Welcome to Forts Ferry – Home of the Lions!

The arrival bell rings at 8:40 a.m., and students arriving by bus or being dropped off enter the building. Students who are located in the “walk zone” are to walk to the school’s main entrance no earlier than this time. There is no supervision before school for those who are not directly part of the Colonie Youth Center’s Before/After School Program. The official academic day at Forts Ferry is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Since we are encouraging independence in our students, parents and/or guardians who walk their child(ren) to school are asked to say their “good-byes” in the foyer of the main entrance. If a student arrives to school after the official arrival period after 8:50 a.m., a parent or guardian will need to walk the student into school and report to the main office. At the end of the school day, dismissal by bus and parent pick-up begins at 3:15 p.m. Students walking home are dismissed prior to the buses being loaded for the ride home.

Forts Ferry NEWS

Letter about 3-8 testing

Dear Parents, In a few weeks, the New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests will […]

| March 21, 2019

Forts Ferry March 2019 Refrigerator Page

March Dates to Remember March 8: Lifetouch Spring Pictures March 15: St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast March 22: Superintendent Conference Day […]

| March 18, 2019

Forts Ferry February 2019 Refrigerator Page

February Dates to Remember February 14th – Valentine’s Day breakfast and Classroom parties February 18th-22nd – Winter Break, NO SCHOOL […]

| February 4, 2019

2019 Forts Ferry Learning Fair

Please click this link for registration forms and more information about the Learning Fair. What is the Learning Fair? The […]

| January 28, 2019

Forts Ferry January 2019 Refrigerator Page

January Dates to Remember January 1: Happy New Year! January 3: School resumes January 21: NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther […]

| January 7, 2019
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