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Elementary School

  APW Elementary School
640 County Route 22
Parish, NY 13131
Phone (315) 625-5260 or (315) 625-5270
Fax (315) 625-4937

Mrs. Julie Woolson     -  Principal
Mrs. Heather Costello - Assistant Principal 

We Want Your Feedback - SURVEY
In an effort to improve parent/school communication, we have created a survey to obtain feedback regarding the best methods to keep our families informed.

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APW Elementary Survey on Communication

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APW Universal Pre-Kindergarten Enrollement for 2018-2019
Enrollment for The Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program in the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown (APW) Central School District has now begun for the 2018-19 school year. 
APW UPK is a half-day program providing a variety of exciting educational experiences to help students develop academically, socially, and emotionally as well as achieve their highest potential.  The program is operated with a state grant and is offered at no cost to children turning four-years-old on or before Dec. 1, 2018. Children cannot be of school age and must be a legal resident of the APW School District.
Registration paperwork has been mailed to eligible families based on census listings. If you are interested being sent a registration packet please contact the Elementary main office at (315) 625-5260. 

School News
STEM Instruments Use Recycled Materials: For the month of March, students in third grade classes at Altmar-Parish-Williamtown Elementary School were challenged to create a musical instrument using only throwaway materials during their Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Family project. What they created was beyond their teachers’ wildest dreams. Everything from xylophones to working bagpipes made from a balloon and some straws created an eclectic musical band that actually created music.   Each month, the students ... more >>
APW’s Jump Rope for Heart Earns Not One, But Two Pies in the Face!: At last count, the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Elementary School Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser has raised more than $7,690 with additional donations still coming in.  Recently, Meg Gibbons, Youth Marketing Director for the American Heart Association, visited the school to thank the students for their generosity and to assist in the reward for the top two student fundraisers. David Holst, top fundraiser for grades Kindergarten to three and Evan Young, tops in grade four to six earned the ... more >>
Petitions Available for Board Seats: The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District is accepting petitions nominating Candidates for the Office of Member of the Board .    Such petitions are available at the office of the District Clerk at the A-P-W High School, Parish, New York, between the hours of 8:00 a. m. & 4:00 p. m. and must be filed with the in the office of the District Clerk located in the District Office Wing of the High School no later than 5:00 p. m. on Monday, April 16, 2018 to fill ... more >>
Arcademics Math Competition: Students in grades 3-5 recently competed against students from all over the country in an online math competition. Coordinated by CiTi’s Instructional Technology Specialist Nancy Kather, the students used the online program to practice their math skills in timed tests which prepare students to think quickly, and by using the online testing, will prepare them to be comfortable in the online testing setting. Kather presented students who participated with a certificate and the top three students ... more >>
APW Elementary Annual Snow Ball: The annual Parent/Teacher/Student Association (PTSA) SnowBall was held recently, following a snow cancellation from the original date in mid-January. The dance, for students in grades K-2 and their family members, was a highly-anticipated event in the district. Students dressed up and looked forward to the annual event where they could dance the night away with friends and family. The PTSA provided snacks in the cafeteria and the gymnasium at the school was decorated for the event with special ... more >>

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Mr. Eric Knuth, Superintendent

639 County Route 22
P.O. Box 97
Parish, NY 13131