The South Colonie Board of Education held a reception on September 16 for four district employees who have been granted tenure this year. full story
South Colonie residents will go to the polls on Tuesday, October 21 to vote on a proposed $13.8 million capital project to upgrade district facilities and technology without adding to school property taxes. capital project Q & A flier (pdf) and Capital Project 4-page newsletter (pdf)
Registration is still ongoing for South Colonie Fall Adult Continuing Education courses. There are still many openings for regular and one-night courses as well as special bus trips. view brochure (pdf)
The deadline for reapplying for South Colonie Free/Reduced meals is fast approaching at which the grace period for last years’ meal status will end. If you have not reapplied you will be charged full price for student meals. To avoid this from happening PLEASE reapply now. Application (PDF)
South Colonie welcomes the future class of 2028 as the UPK program kicked off yesterday with 108 students attending Saddlewood and Roessleville Elementary Schools during afternoon and morning sessions. Watch a video slide show of their first day
Our South Colonie "first day of school" Facebook photo album is now complete with parents submitting nearly 100 pictures this school year. Great work everyone and have a great year! view facebook photo album
Students returned to school on Thursday, September 4, for the 2014-15 year. view a musical photo gallery
Construction crews spent the summer months making upgrades to the entrance of Colonie Central High School which included a handicap accessibility ramp inside and out, new windows and other renovations. View a photo gallery
Some South Colonie students will be returning to school tomorrow and greeted with a new face as the district ushers in some changes and shifts in building administrative leadership for the 2014-15 school year. Many of the changes took place over the summer months and are as follows. full story
South Colonie Schools has adopted a new policy regarding the charging of meals in our school cafeterias. Meal charge limits are as follows. full story
South Colonie Board of Education member Neil Johanning was honored by his colleagues at tonight's school board meeting for earning a New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) Achievement Award. full story
Sign up today for South Colonie Adult Continuing Education classes for the fall semester. The newly redesigned course book is now available featuring a variety of one-night classes, traditional offerings and special bus trips. A registration form is on page 7. view coursebook (pdf)
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has approved funding for a South Colonie solar project proposed by the district last October. It is now awaiting approval from the NYS Education Department to proceed. view TU story or view Original story
With the start of the new school year around the corner make sure you sign up this year for Parent Today if you haven't done so already. The free bi-monthly email newsletter and companion blog address four "chapters" of a child's life - early learners, elementary school, middle school and high school - with stories about what is happening inside and outside the classroom. Sign up today at http://www.parenttoday.org. Select South Colonie from the drop down menu and enter District ID: 12205.
The South Colonie Central School District has captured two awards for Communications Excellence in the 2014 Publications and Electronic Media Contest sponsored by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). The district earned national awards for its new District Brochure (pdf) and this District website for overall news content, functionality and display. There were 725 entries overall in this year's contest.
Sign up today for the South Colonie “School News Notifier” (SNN), a system designed to help keep parents, staff and the community more in touch with what is happening at South Colonie Central Schools. SNN is an opt-in email alert system for which parents and residents can sign up to receive email alerts from the district. With SNN, district officials have the power to send updates and reminders about district activities or information about school closings and delays. Users can choose to receive any or all of the alerts, and they can unsubscribe at any time. Sign up today by clicking on the SNN icon. For more information about SNN, click here (pdf).
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