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patrons mingle at the third annual iCARE chili cookoffSouth Colonie iCARE sponsored its third annual chili cookoff in January and raised nearly $2,500 for two area organizations, The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society (HATAS) and Interfaith Partnerships for the Homeless. view a photo gallery

CCHS Students Honored by CASDA

Posted April 20, 2017

South Colonie Superintendent of Schools Jonathan Buhner and two Colonie Central High School students were among those honored this spring by the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) for educational leadership. full story

Battle for the Spotlight to be Staged April 27-28

Posted April 13, 2017

Colonie Central High School's spring production, Battle for the Spotlight, will be performed Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Mark Cornell Auditorium. All tickets are $5. Come and enjoy a music of drama and music. more information

CCHS Student One of '13 Kids Who Care'

Posted April 11, 2017

Mikayla Hulett began volunteering at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady four years ago. She’s a junior volunteer leader, organizing schedules and training other Sunnyview junior volunteers. view story

Colonie Winter Athletes Have Exceptional Season

Posted March 28, 2017

Congratulations to all South Colonie winter coaches and athletes for a great sports season. full story

CCHS Seniors Need Help Patenting Biomedial Device

Posted March 28, 2017

Three seniors in the Biomedical Design and Development class at Colonie High School have designed a case to protect the expensive and fragile communications devices used by nonverbal people all over the world. They need your help in patenting this device. full story

CCHS Senior Bearup Earns 2017 Football Scholar-Athlete Award

Posted March 21, 2017

Colonie Central High School senior Nick Bearup has been honored as the 2017 Scholar-Athlete winner by the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. full story

CCHS Grad Earns College Community Service Award

Posted March 8, 2017

CCHS graduate Dorothy Bellas (Class of 2013) and now a senior at Roberts Wesleyan College has been recognized as one of 10 recipients of the 2017 Independent Sector Student Community Service Award and a $500 H.D. Paley Scholarship. full story

CCHS Champion Cheerleaders Perform at Roessleville Elementary School

Posted March 3, 2017

The Section 2 Champion Colonie Central High School Varsity Cheerleaders put on an exhibition for Roessleville Elementary School prior to to heading to Syracuse this weekend for the NYS Cheerleading Championships. Good Luck Lady Raiders at the States! view a photo gallery

South Colonie iCARE Collecting Items For Colonie Fire Victims

Posted March 3, 2017

The South Colonie iCARE team is collecting items to help victims of a recent Colonie fire. Please help if you can. full story

CCHS Cheerleaders Win Section II Championship

Posted February 26, 2017

Congratulations to the CCHS Girl's Varsity Cheerleading team for winning the Section 2-Division 1 Large Division Championship this weekend at Colonie High. full story

Science Teacher Earns High School Educator Award

Posted February 23, 2017

Colonie Central High School science teacher Barry Witte is the winner of the Robert Horan High School Educator Award and is featured in the Albany Business Review. more information (subscription required)

CCHS Girl Bowlers Win Section 2 Championship

Posted February 18, 2017

The Colonie Girls Varsity Bowling Team won the 2017 Section 2 Bowling Championships on Wednesday (Feb. 15) at Boulevard Bowl. full story

CCHS Senior National Merit Scholarship Finalist

Posted February 18, 2017

Colonie Central High School senior Ryan Devanandan is one of only 15,000 students left in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship competition to win a Merit Scholarship. full story

Board of Education Honors Eagle Scout Normandin

Posted February 8, 2017

The South Colonie Board of Education honored Colonie Central High School junior Hunter Normandin with a President's Spotlight award Tuesday night for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. full story

CCHS Students Capture Awards at Science Olympiad

Posted February 8, 2017

Colonie Central High School students participated in and captured awards at the 2017 Regional Science Olympiad at the College of Saint Rose in February. full story

CCHS Students Volunteer at Regional Food Bank

Posted February 3, 2017

Several members of the CCHS student body, together with Shaker and CBA students, volunteered this month at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. full story

Spring SAT Review Class Registration

Posted February 2, 2017

Registration for the Spring SAT review class will begin Feb. 6. Please register with Mrs. Agneta in the main office after first period. The cost for this session is $90. Please make your check payable to CCHS. Class sizes are limited. Registration closes March 2. more information (pdf)

CCHS iCARE Students Help Veeder Kindergarteners With Math Skills

Posted January 30, 2017

Colonie Central High School iCARE students visited Veeder Elementary School and helped Mrs. Backus' Kindergarten children practice their addition skills. Full story

iCARE Third Annual Chili Cookoff Raises Nearly $2,500

Posted January 23, 2017

South Colonie iCARE sponsored its third annual chili cookoff Jan. 21 and raised nearly $2,500 for two area organizations, The Homeless and Travelers Aid Society (HATAS) and Interfaith Partnerships for the Homeless. view a photo gallery

CCHS Sophomores Move to Next Level in American Legion Oratorical Contest

Posted January 18, 2017

Two Colonie Central High School sophomores, Kaitlyn Jesmonth and Meghan Pannone, are moving on to the next round of the American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program. full story

CCHS Ranked 5th in Area For Best Teachers

Posted January 5, 2017

Colonie Central High School has been ranked 5th in the Capital Region for having the best teachers, according to the education data website Niche, which reviews and publishes statistics on schools and neighborhoods all across the country. The ranking is based on many factors including but not limited to teacher tenure, student-teacher ratio and student and parent ratings of teachers. more information

Care Packages Distributed Thanks to CCHS Students

Posted December 23, 2016

More than 30 less fortunate families are getting care packages thanks to some local high school students this year. Colonie High School's iCARE program is donating household essentials to Interfaith Partnerships for the Homeless Housing Program. news 9 story

CCHS Welding Student Earns Scholarship

Posted December 23, 2016

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) welding student Nicholas Morrison from Colonie Central High School is the latest recipient of the Evan M. Schwarz Helping Hand Memorial Scholarship. full story

South Colonie School Leader Kachadurian Honored

Posted December 22, 2016

An assistant principal at Colonie Central High School is being honored as the top secondary assistant principal in New York State. full story

CCHS Students Reach Bag Mats For Homeless Goal

Posted December 14, 2016

Thanks to many helping hands in our community Colonie Central High School students and iCARE have reached their first goal of creating 20 plastic mats to give to HATAS for the homeless. full story

CCHS Students Participate in American Legion Oratorical Program

Posted December 14, 2016

Four Colonie Central High School students participated in the 80th annual Albany County American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program at Lisha Kill Middle school in December. full story

Two Colonie Students Earn DAR Good Citizen Award

Posted December 14, 2016

The Mohawk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented the 2016 DAR Good Citizen Award to Henri Baxhellari (Colonie High) and Julia McGaugh (Shaker High). full story

8 CCHS Fall Teams Earn Scholar Athlete Distinction

Posted December 14, 2016

Eight Colonie Central High School varsity sports teams received Scholar Athlete distinction this fall. Scholar Athlete teams earn this award for having 75% of their team's roster average a 90% GPA or higher. Overall, 60% of all CCHS varsity athletes this fall carried a GPA of 90% or higher. 

CCHS Water Testing Letter From Superintendent

Posted December 8, 2016

The purpose of the following letter is to inform you that the District received on Wednesday, Dec. 7, preliminary results of Colonie Central High School water quality testing which is being performed in all of our schools in accordance with legislation signed by Governor Cuomo on September 6, 2016. letter (pdf)

Athletes Learn Concussion Education From Professional Boxer

Posted November 15, 2016

Colonie Central High School hosted a concussion education and awareness presentation featuring Professional Boxer, Ray Ciancaglini, of The Second Impact. full story

Leave a Message for Niko

Posted November 10, 2016

Want to leave a message and well wishes for Colonie Central High School student and burn victim Niko Dinovo? You can do so at: #DJBDG Live Mix Message Line (518) 409-7980

Sebert, Woytowich Named NYS Master Teachers

Posted November 10, 2016

Connie Woytowich (Colonie Central High School) and Stacey Sebert (Sand Creek Middle School have been selected as New York State Master Teachers by the State University of New York. full story

Colonie United Patriots Challenges Raises $1,500

Posted November 8, 2016

The Colonie United Patriot Challenge, a competitive Obstacle Course Challenge including stations run by the Army National Guard, was held on Nov. 5 at the Crossings. Colonie High School students and faculty competed against Shaker High School students and faculty. This annual challenge helped to further unite Colonie and raised $1,500 for local poverty support group, veteran support agencies, and Nikos Dinovo. view a photo gallery

CCHS Students and Staff Rally to Help Seriously Injured Classmate

Posted November 1, 2016

Colonie Central High School students send get well wishes to their classmate Niko Dinovo who was badly burned in a car accident Friday night outside Blessings Tavern in Colonie and remains in critical condition in the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit. A series of fundraisers being planned. full story

South Colonie Board Member and Graduate Earn High Honors From Regional PTA

Posted October 31, 2016

A longtime South Colonie Board of Education member and PTA advocate and a member of the Class of 2016 received high honors this month with distinguished awards from the Northeastern Region PTA. Honored were Neil Johanning and Colonie Central High School graduate John Cogan. Full story

Sperry Elected SkillsUSA President at BOCES

Posted October 25, 2016

Congratulations to Colonie Central High School student Thorne Sperry, who was elected this month to represent the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School SkillsUSA chapter for the 2016-17 school year. Sperry, who is studying HVAC II, is one of two chapter presidents. more information

CCHS iCARE Volunteers at Homeless and Travelers Aid Society

Posted October 6, 2016

Several iCARE students participated in one of 19 trips this school year to the Homeless and Travelers Aid Society’s warehouse off Everett Road. full story

Board of Education Honors Eagle Scout Jones

Posted September 26, 2016

Congratulations to Peter Jones, a 2015 graduate of Colonie Central High School, who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout on May 27, 2015 and was recognized at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on July 12, 2016. full story

CCHS and iCARE Need Donations to Make Mats For the Homeless

Posted September 26, 2016

iCARE and Colonie High School students need your help. Students are crocheting plastic bag mats for the homeless out of recycled plastic bags found at local grocery stores, Target, Wal-Mart, etc. full story

Four CCHS Seniors Named Commended Students

Posted September 22, 2016

Four Colonie High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Brendon Dong, Janine Hvizdos, Evan King and Ian Walter. full story

CCHS Honors Raider Scholars

Posted September 17, 2016

The Colonie Central High School Counseling Center recognized 358 students from grades 10-12 Friday as 2016 Raider Scholars at a school ceremony. view a photo gallery

Boy Scout Bus Safety Campaign For Eagle Scout

Posted September 14, 2016

Please support Hunter Normandin's Eagle Scout safety project by stopping for school buses and making our children safe. Hunter is a Boy Scout in Troop 278. more information (pdf)

Video: CCHS Asked 'What Do You Hope to Make Possible?'

Posted September 10, 2016

Colonie Central High School students and staff were asked one question on the first day of school this year: "What do you hope to make possible?" See what they said in this inspiring video. video

CCHS Yearbook on Sale

Posted September 10, 2016

Be sure to purchase your 2017 CCHS yearbook at a price of $75. The online store is now open. purchase yearbook

Welcome Back South Colonie Students and Staff

Posted September 8, 2016

View a back to school photo album representing students from all eight schools in the district. Facebook public photo album

iCARE Kicks Off Two-Year South Colonie Anti-Poverty Campaign

Posted September 4, 2016

A student-led initiative at Colonie Central High School will focus attention on poverty in the district and offer quiet help to those in need. A student group called iCARE focuses each year on ways to help the community, and the current leaders chose to launch a two-year projct on poverty. TIMES Union link (subscription required)

iCARE Earns $500 Donation in Honor of CCHS Graduate Cogan

Posted September 4, 2016

CCHS iCARE received a $500 donation over the summer in honor of graduate John Cogan. Cogan, Class of 2016, was recognized last school year for outstanding student involvement through the "13 Kids Who Care" program sponsored by WNYT Channel 13, the Times Union and St. Peter's Health Partners. Cogan was recognized with the other honorees at a reception this summer at the NYS Museum. Kids who care video

District Holds Public Hearing on Smart Schools Initiative

Posted August 4, 2016

The South Colonie Board of Education held on public hearing Aug. 2 on the district's proposed Smart Schools Plan, an initiative to use start funding to provide Chromebooks for high school students and upgrade technology and security in schools. full story

Sign Up Today For 2017 Spring Break Trip to Europe

Posted June 22, 2016

Want to take an amazing trip to Europe over Spring Break 2017 with your friends? Visit and browse Tour #1679824XN. Sign up early for the best price. We will be having a meeting in September, but if you know you want to go, sign up now. Please contact Ms. Lasky at the high school for more information:

Principal: Christopher Robilotti Associate Principals:

Thomas Kachadurian

David Pace

William Roemer

Lindsay Tresansky

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