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CCHS college fairRepresentatives from more than 100 colleges and universities from across the country were on hand to answer questions about college program offerings at the Colonie Central High School MUG in April. Students and their parents from both Colonie Central and Shaker High School were invited to attend this successful event.

Alum Hallock Inducted into Mount St. Mary College Athletic HOF

Posted April 23 2015

Matt Hallock, a 1994 graduate of Colonie Central High School and a 1999 graduate of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, was recently inducted into the college's Athletic Hall of Fame. full story

Albany County Legislators Honor CCHS For USS Slater Work

Posted April 21 2015

Members of the Albany County Legislature presented a proclamation to Colonie Central High School students and teachers for their work in helping to restore the USS Slater. full story byCCHS Chris Audi (pdf)

CCHS Students Donated to Images of Love Art Show

Posted April 21 2015

Colonie Central High School students have donated their work to the Images of Love Art Show to benefit three Capital District rescue groups. full story

CCHS' Harrell Earns National Achievement Scholarship

Posted April 17, 2015

The Colonie Central High School community is proud to announce that senior Erica Harrell is one of about 700 nationwide winners of the National Achievement Scholarship. full story

CCHS Kindness Club Helps Local Charities

Posted April 16, 2015

The Kindness Club at the William K. Sanford Town Library, led by Allegra Padula and Oneida Shushe, organized a Charity Gift Fair at the high school spring musical to raise money for various charities. full story

CCHS Artwork on Display at Library in April

Posted April 16, 2015

Colonie Central High School Art students from Ms. Festin’s Drawing/Painting Class have their work on display in April at the William K. Sanford Town Library. full story (pdf)

iCARE Flight Fundraiser For Raiderfest

Posted April 13, 2015

iCARE will be holding a fundraiser at Flight Trampoline Park, Wednesday, April 29, 6-9 p.m. to benefit Raiderfest. You need to bring this filer (pdf) with you.

Line & Cue Stages Beauty and the Beast

Posted April 1, 2015

The Colonie Central High School Line & Cue actors staged the spring musical, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, to packed performances in the Mark Cornell Auditorium. view a photo gallery

Students Tour SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Posted March 31, 2015

Some 150 Career and Financial Management students were given the opportunity to job shadow and tour the SUNY Polytechnic/College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) campus during March. full story

CCHS Key Club Captures 13 Awards

Posted March 31, 2015

Colonie Central High School Key Club members captured 13 awards at this year’s annual Leadership Training Conference. This is the most awards ever won. full story

CCHS Senior Honored by Albany County DA

Posted March 24, 2015

Colonie Central High School senior Oneida Shushe was awarded a Certificate and “Swag Bag” by Albany County District Attorney David Soares for her contribution to the "Words that Hurt - Words that Heal" campaign. full story

Heroin Use Theme of 2015 Billboard Design Contest

Posted March 18, 2015

Colonie Central High School kicked off its annual billboard design contest this week by hosting speakers to talk about the growing problem of heroi use among teens and young adults. full story

Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story With CCHS Sophomores

Posted March 17, 2015

Colonie Central High School sophomores experienced an in-house field trip they won't soon forget when Holocaust survivor Ivan Vamos spoke to them about the tragic events that he witnessed first hand as part of his life. full story

CCHS Graduate a Bag Pipe Performer

Posted March 17, 2015

Colonie Central High School graduate Austin Walter, 19, and a member of the Daughters and Sons of Erin, and Irish Pipe Band, performed for a large crowd last week. full story

CCHS Students Meet Iraq War Author

Posted March 5, 2015

A group of Colonie Central High School students had an opportunity to meet Iraq War veteran Brian Castner at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga. full story

Podlaski Captures State Title in 1,500 Meter Racewalk

Posted March 10, 2015

Congratulations to Colonie Central High School's Meaghan Podlaski, the first girl from Upstate New York since 2000 to win the state title in the 1,500-meter racewalk in 6:49.67. full story

CCHS Girls Sectional Basketball Game

Posted March 6, 2015

The CCHS Lady Raiders made it all the way to the sectional semi final basketball game vs Bethlehem this year, losing 62-49. Congratulations on a great season girls! Pictures supplied by photographer Robert Goo at view a photo gallery

Opera Club Hosts Siena Opera Donors

Posted March 2, 2015

The Colonie Central High School Opera Club had the opportunity to express its gratitude to members of the Siena Opera Club by inviting its members to dinner at the high school early in February. full story

CCHS Junior Captures Two Awards at SkillsUSA

Posted February 28, 2015

Congratulations to Colonie Central High School junior Tessa Thomas who captured two awards at this year's local SkillsUSA competition. full story

First Chili Cookoff Raises $1,900 for SEPTA and iCARE

Posted February 24, 2015

The first annual Colonie Fire Department Chili Cook-off Competition was a huge success for iCARE, SEPTA and the many fire departments that entered a chili recipe. view a photo gallery

Five Students Earn President's Volunteer Service Award

Posted February 24, 2015

Five Colonie Central High School students have been honored for their exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award. full story

CCHS Artwork on Display at Proctors

Posted February 13, 2015

Seventeen Colonie Central High School art students have their work on display through March 9 at Proctors Theater (in the upstair gallery). full story

CCHS Students Part of Legislative Lobby Day

Posted February 10, 2015

Six Colonie Central High School students were part of the Town of Colonie’s Youth Advisory Board’s annual trip to the Capitol to participate in Legislative Lobbying Day. full story

Students Capture Five Awards at Regional Science Olympiad

Posted February 10, 2015

Colonie Central High School students captured five awards at this weekend's Regional Science Olympiad at The College of Saint Rose. full story

Finalist Standing For Harrell in National Scholarship Competition

Posted February 6, 2015

Erica Harrell, a senior at Colonie Central High School, has advanced to Finalist standing in the National Achievement Scholarship competition. full story

Girls Bowling Team Captures Section II Title Again

Posted February 6, 2015

For two consecutive years, the Colonie Central High School Girls Varsity Bowling team has won the Section II tournament and will be going to Syracuse in early March to try to bring home the State title. They finished second last year and look forward to this opportunity. full story

Colonie Pizza Shop Owner Helps CCHS Students Learn Culinary Field

Posted February 5, 2015

"Big Nick" was the big man on campus — at least culinary wise — Wednesday at the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE) Albany campus helping South Colonie students learn the business. full story

CCHS Recognizes Three Master Teachers

Posted February 3, 2015

Congratulations to Stephanie Stiles and Douglas Rosenberg of the Colonie Central High School Mathematics Department, who join Barry Witte of the Technology Department as recognized New York State Master Teachers. full story

CCHS Auto Tech Students Help Rehab USS Slater

Posted January 27, 2015

A group of Colonie Central High School Auto Tech students have been busy rehabilitating some parts for the historic USS Slater once again this year. full story

CCHS Science Teacher Attends GE Wind Energy Workshop

Posted January 23, 2015

Three South Colonie science teachers including one from Colonie Central High School participated in a Wind Energy Workshop that took place January 21, on the General Electric Co. Schenectady campus. full story

CCHS Indoor Track and Field Team Excels

Posted January 16, 2015

Congratulations to the members of the Colonie Central High School Boys Indoor Track and Field team for excelling at The Dartmouth relays last weekend. full story

CCHS Students Capture Awards at Invitational Science Olympiad

Posted January 13, 2015

Colonie Central High School students participated for the first time in the Invitational Science Olympiad at Columbia High School this month and captured awards in three categories. full story

Obama to Unveil Proposal For Tuition-Free Community College

Posted January 9, 2015

President Obama will propose making community college tuition-free for “responsible students,” launching what officials described as an ambitious plan for the federal and state governments to widen access to higher education. Under a program dubbed America’s College Promise, administration officials said, an estimated 9 million students a year nationwide could benefit. The average tuition savings for a full-time student at a public two-year college was estimated to be $3,800 a year. full story

CCHS STEM Club Promotes National Hour of Code

Posted January 6, 2015

Three South Colonie schools joined Colonie Central High School this year by participating in the national Hour of Code event. The Hour of Code is designed to demystify code and show that computer science is not 'rocket science,' anybody can learn the basics. view more information and a photo gallery

Best Buddies Meet at CCHS

Posted December 30, 2014

Colonie Central High School held ts first Best Buddies activity of the school year - a “social mixer” where general education students and special education students interested in the Best Buddies program got together to meet each other for the first time. view a photo gallery

CCHS Senior Named Miss Pakistan

Posted December 15, 2014

CCHS senior Fatima Hussein was selected as the capitol region's Miss Pakistan and was one of the finalists at this year's Festival of Nations. full story

Do You Have Yearbook Pictures to Share?

Posted December 12, 2014

Do you have pictures to share for CCHS Yearbook? Looking for school life, sporting events, concerts, etc. A public upload site is available to parents, students, and teachers. Click here and enter project #: 512864, password: raiders (all lowercase).

CCHS Soccer Players Named All Stars

Posted December 9, 2014

Two CCHS girl soccer players were named Suburban Council Second Team All Stars at the NYSPHSAA Section II Girls Soccer All Star Banquet. Congratulations to Junior Captains Sarah DiBernardo and Kaleigh Fowler. full story

CCHS Key Club Inducts 50 Members

Posted December 9, 2014

Some 50 students and officers were inducted into the Colonie Central High School Key Club during an induction ceremony last week. full story

CCHS Students Sweep Oratorical Contest

Posted December 9, 2014

Congratulations to Colonie Central High School students Oneida Shushe and Ayesha Sheikh who swept the 78th Albany County American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program contest. full story

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Donate Your Caps and Tabs For iCARE and Help Local Charities

Posted November 30, 2014

Please support the Colonie Central High School iCARE program and its “Just Be Helpful” initiative, which will focus on partnering with three charitable organizations over the next three months. full story

Bryant & Stratton Jump Start Program

Posted November 24, 2014

Bryant & Stratton College's JumpStart Program is designed specifically for seniors who are interested in earning FREE college credits while still in high school. more information/application (pdf)

CCHS Musicians attend NYSSMA Area All-State Music Festival

Posted November 24, 2014

Twenty-three Colonie Central High School music students were selected to perform at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All-State Music Festival at Saratoga Springs High School on November 21-22. Students were selected based on their high scores on an adjudicated NYSSMA solo last spring and teacher recommendation. full story

CCHS PTSA Officers Attend NYS PTA Conference

Posted November 18, 2014

Colonie Central High School PTSA officers Stephanie Cogan (President) and Kim Ditonno (Vice President) (both pictured left) attended the New York State 118th annual PTA Convention last weekend at the Saratoga Hilton and Convention Center. full story

New York’s Students Likely to Have Multiple Pathways to Graduation

Posted November 7, 2014

At its October meeting, the Board of Regents voted to authorize the State Education Department (SED) to finalize a plan that will allow New York’s students to choose from among multiple pathways to graduation, including a career and technical education (CTE) pathway. The plan is expected to receive final approval in January after a public comment period and will take effect for students graduating in June 2015. full story

South Colonie Well Represented at Northeastern Region PTA Dinner

Posted October 16, 2014

A large group from South Colonie, including CCHS, attended the 36th Annual Northeastern Region PTA Presidents and Principals dinner on October 20 at Michael's in Latham. full story

Groups Donated Funds to Help CCHS Student With Rare Cancer

Posted October 16, 2014

Donations will be presented at the October 15 Board of Education meeting to the family of Colonie Central High School student Mahammad Yaghi to help offset the financial strain caused by his medical costs. Mahammed is battling a rare form of Leukemia. full story

Teens Start Kindness Club in Colonie, Spreading Goodness

Posted October 8, 2014

Two Colonie Central High School teenagers have started the Kindness Club, and they believe the best remedy for what ails society is spreading a little love. full story

PTSA Honors Bus Driver Livingston

Posted October 7, 2014

The Colonie Central High School PTSA and members of the Board of Education honored bus driver Bonnie Livingston at its September meeting for her quick action taken during a recent bus accident. full story

CCHS Participates in NEDA Walk

Posted October 6, 2014

Colonie Central High School students and staff participated in the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) walk this fall to help raise awareness about this problem. view a photo gallery

Senior Harrell Semi-finalist in National Achievement Scholarship Program

Posted October 6, 2014

Colonie Central High School senior Erica Harrell has been named a semi-finalist in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program. full story

Osipitan Joins List of CCHS Commended Students

Posted October 3, 2014

Colonie Central High School Principal Christopher Robilotti announced today that Ibironke Osipitan has been named an Outstanding Participant in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program. full story

Four Seniors Honored as Commended Students

Posted September 26, 2014

Four Colonie Central High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Alex Ermides, Mark Lipina, Samuel Spicer and May Wang. full story

CCHS Junior Explores CTE Culinary Arts

Posted September 16, 2014

Tessa Thomas, a junior at CCHS and the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School (CTE), checks the quality of an ear of corn upon receiving a delivery at the school on Monday. Assisting her is teacher and chef Paul Rother. full story

CCHS iCARE Presents Program on Eating Disorders

Posted September 15, 2014

Colonie Central High School iCARE hosted an assembly today with local representatives from NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association). full story or view Time Warner News Story

More Than 400 Students Recognized as 2014 Raider Scholars

Posted September 12, 2014

The Colonie Central High School Counseling Center recognized 401 students from grades 10-12 today as 2014 Raider Scholars at a school ceremony.  full story

Facebook First Day of School Photo Album

Posted September 8, 2014

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 Return to School

Posted September 5, 2014

Students returned to school on Thursday, September 4, for the 2014-15 year. view a musical photo gallery

Summer Work: Construction Crews Renovate CCHS Entrance

Posted September 3, 2014

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