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Anthology Each school year our students create an anthology of their original writing.  Contributions include stories, poems, and descriptions of their personal experiences.   A bound volume is produced and given to all students and tutors.  A copy is available in

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Year-end Celebration & Graduation

On Friday, June 10th, we had our Year-End Celebration & Graduation, completing our fifth full-year of tutoring. Close to 70 were in attendance for the festivities that included recognitions of our students who are moving on to Middle School, listening to

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New Space!

We have added almost 700 square feet of tutoring space to enable us to increase the number of students that our tutors work with.  See the photos below. Our FALL goal is to reach our long-held dream of helping 40

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Our Retiring Librarian

Joanne Snover of Troy, who has volunteered for over five years as the Librarian of the Wizard’s Wardrobe, is retiring and moving to Rochester, New York. She has created and organized our collection of over 2,500 books. Because of her

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Giffen Book Bonanza

On Friday April 8, 2022 The Wizard’s Wardrobe, a free one-on-one tutoring program for elementary school age children in Albany’s South End, was delighted to have the opportunity to host a Book Bonanza at Giffen Elementary School.  The Wizard’s Wardrobe

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Readers Theater Event of 2021

Our third annual Readers Theatre Fundraising Event was a tremendous success.  This year’s featured reader was Pulitzer Prize winning author, William Kennedy with his son Brendan.  The moderator was Casey Seiler, new Editor of the Times Union, and other readers

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