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PI Day singers

The Lisha Kill Middle School seventh graders celebrated Pi Day of the century. 3.14.15 It was a day full of fun that included math, science, English, music, art, athletics, and of course Pi! view a photo gallery

Sign Up Now For Camp Invention

Posted April 29, 2015

Sign up today's for this summer's Camp Invention for students in grades 1-6. Camp Invention will be held July 6-10 at Shaker Road Elementary School. More information (pdf)

PTA Executive Board Nominations Sought

Posted April 28, 2015

The Lisha Kill Middle School PTA is seeking nominations for its Executive Board for the 2015-16 school year. Are you an incoming family that would like to get involved, or a current family and want to help? Please consider nominating yourself or someone who you know would be a great asset to the PTA. Time commitment is minimal. nomination information (pdf)

Grade 8 Film Festival April 30

Posted April 22, 2015

Mrs. Luizzi and Mrs. Yerou’s students invited you to Lisha Kill Middle School's first Grade 8 Film Festival on Thursday, April 30, 7-8:30 p.m., in the auditorum. Please RSVP. more information (pdf)

Lisha Kill Students Combine STEM Principles With the Arts

Posted April 22, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School art students got a taste of Origami and Kirigami combined with math as the Scotia-Glenville Traveling Museum presented a program this spring entitled "Paper Folding- From Flat to Form." full story

Lisha Kill Holocaust Remembrance Speakers

Posted April 21, 2015

Congratulations to three of Laura Yerou’s Lisha Kill eighth graders for participating in the Yom HaShoah Community Event during Holocaust Remembrance. full story

Lisha Kill Students Win 16th Annual Limerick Contest

Posted April 21, 2015

The 16th Annual Limerick Contest at the Colonie Town Library recently awarded eighth grader Jennifer McCumber, and seventh graders Kendal Benac and Isabella Stone from Lisha Kill Middle School as this year’s co-winners. full story

Please Contribute Toward Grade 8 Class Gift

Posted April 17, 2015

As part of Lisha Kill's Moving Up tradition, the eighth grade class contributes toward a gift for the school. Please help us reach our goal by contributing. more information (pdf)

February/March Character Counts Honorees

Posted April 9, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School recognized members of its February and March Character Counts Club, who consistently demonstrated outstanding character traits in the areas of citizenship, responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, caring and respect. full story

Sign Up Today For Variety Show Auditions

Posted April 8, 2015

Do you have a talent to share? Can you sing, dance, perrform magic tricks, juggle or play an instrument? Why not be a part of the Lisha Kill variety show? Sign up today for auditions. More information (pdf)

Lisha Kill 5th-6th Graders Pi Activities

Posted March 27, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School's 5th and 6th grade CAI held Pi activities and a Pi Memorization Contest the week before the official PI date and a once in a lifetime 3/14/15. full story

Lisha Kill 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

Posted March 20, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held its third annual 3-on 3-basketball tournament in March, raising more than $200 was raised from players, spectators and donators for the Ross Buddenhagen and Justin Mirabile memorial scholarships. full story

Lisha Kill Grade 7 PI Day

Posted March 19, 2015

The Lisha Kill Middle School seventh graders celebrated Pi Day of the century. 3.14.15 It was a day full of fun that included math, science, English, music, art, athletics, and of course Pi! view a photo gallery

Foreign Language Week Poster Contest Winners

Posted March 19, 2015

In celebration of National Foreign Language Week 2015, students at Lisha Kill Middle School took part in a poster contest. full story

Lisha Kill Seventh Grader a 'Winning Kid'

Posted March 10, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School 7th grader, Brianna Smith, was honored by the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York in March as one of the organization's 2015 Winning Kids. full story

Students Participate in Odyssey of the Mind

Posted March 3, 2015

Congratulations to the Lisha Kill Middle School team which participated in the Region 7 Odyssey of the Mind tournament on February 28 and finished fourth. full story

February Students of the Month

Posted March 3, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School named its Students of the Month for February. full story

Eighth Graders Recognized For 'Consistent Effort'

Posted February 28, 2015

A group of eighth grade students were recognized at a recent Lisha Kill Middle School awards assembly for showing “Most Consistent Effort.” full story

Seventh Graders Learn About Citizenship

Posted February 24, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School seventh graders have concluded learning about the United States Constitution and what it means to be a citizen in our community. full story

Lisha Kill Grade 7 2nd Quarter Awards

Posted February 24, 2015

Grade 7 students at Lisha Kill Middle School were welcomed back from February break with the 2nd quarter awards assembly. full story

Board of Education Approves School Day Schedule Changes For September

Posted February 12, 2015

The South Colonie Board of Education has approved a plan (pdf) for next September to change the starting and ending times of some of its schools. The change, the result of an ongoing transportation study, is expected to save on overall transportation costs by lowering the number of daily bus runs and provide more time between runs for drivers to transport students to and from school. full story

January Character Counts Club

Posted January 10, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School recognized members of its January Character Counts Club, who consistently demonstrated outstanding character traits in the areas of citizenship, responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, caring and respect. full story

Lisha Kill Best Buddies Ice Cream Social

Posted January 23, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School's Best Buddies program held its first social of the school year in January ... an ice cream social. full story

Fifth Grader Honored as Pop Warner Little Scholar

Posted January 22, 2015

Lisha Kill's Olivia Caporale has been recognized as the only fifth grade student (football player or cheerleader) to be nominated on the 2014 Pop Warner Eastern Region Little Scholars Team for all of Capital District Pop Warner. full story

Lisha Kill Students Support iCare Initiative

Posted January 20, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School students are assisting the high school’s iCARE team with the “Just Be Helpful” initiative by collecting plastic bottle tops and aluminum pull tabs. full story

December Students of the Month

Posted January 14, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School named its Students of the Month for December. full story

December Character Counts Members

Posted January 13, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School recognized members of its December Character Counts Club. These students consistently demonstrated outstanding character traits in the areas of citizenship, responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, caring and respect. full story

Board of Education Honors Lisha Kill Students For Anti-Bullying Efforts

Posted January 7, 2015

The South Colonie Board of Education honored Lisha Kill Middle School student Jacob Haley Tuesday night for being the October monthly grand prize winner in Albany County’s anti-bullying campaign. Jacob received a President’s Spotlight certificate for his efforts from Board President James Tim Ryan. full story

Fifth Grader Grand Prize Winner in TU Holiday Card Art Contest

Posted December 30, 2014

Lisha Kill fifth grader Emma York is the grand prize winner in this year's Times Union holiday card art contest. Her winning work was featured on the Times Union's front page on Christmas morning. full story

Student Council Helps Community

Posted December 18, 2014

Lisha Kill Middle School’s Student Council has been busy this year helping its local community. full story

Lisha Kill Surpasses Collection Goal For Stuff The Bus Campaign

Posted December 16, 2014

Lisha Kill Middle School far exceeded this year's collection goal for South Colonie's annual Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots campaign. full story

Student Council Spreads Holiday Cheer Bishop Broderick Apartments

Posted December 12, 2014

The Lisha Kill Middle School Student Council Holiday Caroling Committee visited the Bishop Broderick Apartments to spread some holiday cheer. view a photo gallery

November Character Counts Club Members

Posted December 2, 2014

Lisha Kill Middle School recognized members of its November Character Counts Club, who consistently demonstrated outstanding character traits in the areas of citizenship, responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, caring and respect. full story

CNN Hero is Keynote at Lisha Kill Grade 8 Career Day

Posted November 20, 2014

Lisha Kill Middle School held grade 8 Career Awareness Day in November featuring keynote speaker Mr. Norton, one of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes. Mr. Norton has dedicated himself to providing strength training for the disabled. full story

Order Your Yearbook Today and Save

Posted November 13, 2014

Lisha Kill Middle School yearbooks are on sale online. Click here and use ID Code 12256615. Order now for $28. Price goes up after January.

October Lisha Kill Character Counts Club Members

Posted November 7, 2014

A group of students, faculty and staff members were recognized as a member of Lisha Kill Middle School's Character Counts Club for consistently demonstrating outstanding character traits in the areas of: citizenship, responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, caring and respect. full story

Eighth Grader Honored For Fighting Bullying

Posted November 5, 2014

Albany County District Attorney David Soares presented Jacob Haley, an eighth grader at Lisha Kill Middle School, with a certificate recognizing his efforts to end bullying and his commitment to the values of our community. full story

Holocaust Survivor/Author Visits Lisha Kill

Posted October 24, 2014

Marion B. Lazan, Holocaust survivor and co-author of the book Four Perfect Pebbles, visted Lisha Kill Middle School in October to share her personal story of survival and resilience. full story

Lisha Kill Holds Grade 7 Team Day

Posted October 22, 2014

Lisha Kill MiddleSchool seventh grade students and their teachers enjoyed some team time on October 17. view a photo gallery

South Colonie Well Represented at Northeastern Region PTA Dinner

Posted October 21 2014

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

Students Honored For Summer Reading Efforts

Posted September 10, 2014

Six Lisha Kill Middle School students were presented certificates for participating in the William K. Sanford Town of Colonie Library's "Fizz, Boom, Read" program. 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

District Introduces New Meal Charging Policy For 2014-15 School Year

Posted September 3, 2014

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

Help Lisha Kill Earn Bonus Points by Enrolling in Price Chopper Tools For Schools

Posted July 30, 2014

Enroll in the Price Chopper Tools For Schools program today. Lisha Kill will receive 1,000 bonus points if we sign up 50 people by September 24. The form can be returned to school when school resumes, or can be mailed to Lisha Kill Middle School, 68 Waterman Avenue, Albany, NY 12205 or email to Linda Kennedy. Registration form (pdf)