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Parent Conferences – October 25th & 26th

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Albany Options School will be hosting Parent-Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, October 25th and Thursday, October 26th. We look forward to the opportunity to meet with our parents and guardians during conferences to discuss the successes of their students.

Parents do not need to schedule appointments.


Wednesday, October 25th: 

3:30 pm – 8:00 pm

FAFSA assistance will be offered that evening from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Contact the school counselor, Mrs. Harryman, with any questions.

Thursday, October 26th: 

7:30 am – 11:30 am

12:30 pm – 5:30 pm

If you are unable to attend during any of those times, but would like to speak with your student’s teachers, please contact the school to schedule a time to meet.

Interpreters will be offered during specific times, which are yet to be determined. Please check back at a later time for available times.

School will be closed on Friday, October 27th.

Youth Job Fair Volunteers Needed

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and Linn-Benton Community College are hosting the annual Youth Job Fair for Linn County high school seniors on December 12th, 2017. This event is a graduation requirement for all seniors as part of their Career Related Learning Standards.

Youth Job FairThe Albany Area Chamber is looking for volunteers for the event. Be one of 250 volunteers interviewing 1300 high school seniors at this great event. The Youth Job Fair helps our students gain valuable job interviewing skills and immediate feedback from professionals.

We are also seeking organizations and representatives to participate with a career Youth Job Fair information table at the Resource Fair portion of the event to share about opportunities after high school. Students attending are interested in learning about career training, future employment, and post-secondary educational opportunities.

The Youth Job Fair begins at 8:45 am and ends at 12:45 pm at Linn-Benton Community College. Interview materials with sample questions will be provided for those helping with mock interviews.

Youth Job Fair

Who? Community volunteers

What? Preparing high school students to join the workforce through mock interviews, speakers, and a resource fair

When? Tuesday, December 12th, 8:45 am -12:45 pm

Where? Linn-Benton Community College

Why? Help build an outstanding work force for the future.

Interested in volunteering? Please contact Firiel Severns at the Chamber at

SAHS boys’ soccer team plans community service event

Posted on: September 29, 2017

The boys’ soccer team at South Albany High School are using their skills to give back to their community. The team has launched Futcare, a project to incorporate community service into their team culture.

Their first effort will be on Saturday, Sept. 30, at South Albany Stadium. All proceeds will be donated to Global Giving to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey and the earthquake in Mexico. All proceeds from these events will be donated to charity.

Several activities are planned:

  • Youth soccer clinic for ages 5-12. This bilingual clinic will be coached in partnership with Total Futbol Academy and run from 5:00-6:30. The $10 fee will also cover entry into the men’s leagues
    championship match.
  • Men’s leagues championship match. Jalisco (Eugene league champions) vs Villalobos (Salem league champions). $5 entry fee. Match sponsored by the South Albany HS M.E.Ch.A Club.
  • High school skills contest sponsored by No Dinx. During halftime of the men’s match local area high school soccer starts will engage in various soccer skills!’
  • Refreshments provided by the South Albany Boosters Club and Taco El Machin.

For more information, read the flyers:

Futcare Clinic
Futcare Championship Match between league champion teams from Salem and Eugene
Futcare Skills Contest

Attention teachers: Apply for a classroom grant

Posted on: September 20, 2017

Applications are open for the 2017-18 Albany Public Schools Foundation classroom grants.

Each fall, the Albany Public Schools Foundation accepts grant applications from teachers in the Greater Albany Public School District for innovative programs, tools and supplies supporting enrichment opportunities for students in the areas of art, music, science and health/wellness.

Grants are due on Oct. 13 and applications are open to all GAPS teachers.

Download the application.
Find more information on the Albany Public Schools Foundation website.