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Principal Wetzel gives a high five to a large group of students

Lisha Kill Middle School students and staff give a warm welcome back in June to Principal Wetzel, who has been out for several weeks with an illness. photo gallery

2017 Summer School Information

Posted June 23, 2017

South Colonie will offer Summer School 2017 for all students in grades 5-12. more information

Summer Reading Information

Posted June 23, 2017

Summer is fast approaching and we at South Colonie Central Schools hope that all students will engage in reading throughout the summer. This year we are excited to launch a new Summer Reading structure for K-8. Students in K-8 can read any type of text they choose! We encourage students to explore a variety of texts including, but not limited to, books, newspapers, magazines, articles, audio books, and more! We have created a list of websites for students to visit if they are interested in suggested titles.Our librarians are also available to help! Have a super summer and keep reading! more information (pdf)

High School Chromebook Distribution Information for Incoming 9th Graders

Posted June 23, 2017

Colonie High School has released important information on Chromebook distribution for next year's incoming ninth graders. Schedule (pdf) and frequently asked questions (pdf)

Lisha Kill 2017-18 School Supply Lists

Posted June 20, 2017

The 2017-18 school supply lists are now posted. view lists (pdf)

Sign Up Today For Summer Theatre Experience

Posted June 23, 2017

The Summer Theater Experience is a two-week, full-day camp, geared towards students in grades 5-8, and presented by DeLynn Wickham at Sand Creek Middle School, July 10-21, 8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. Camp activities include improvisational games, movement and team building that develop performance skills. more information (pdf)

Lisha Kill Field Day 2017

Posted June 20, 2017

Scenes from Lisha Kill Middle School field day 2017. photo gallery

Welcome Back Principal Wetzel

Posted June 19, 2017

Lisha Kill Middle School students and staff give a warm welcome back on Friday to Principal Wetzel, who has been out for several weeks with an illness. photo gallery

STEM Teacher Judge at National KidWind Challenge

Posted May 31, 2017

James Brown, grade 5/6 STEM teacher at Sand Creek and Lisha Kill middle schools, recently participated as a member of the judging panel for the 2017 National KidWind Challenge in Anaheim, CA. full story

Lisha Kill Seventh Grader 'One of Brightest Students in the World'

Posted May 17, 2017

Congratulations to Lisha Middle School seventh grader Dominic Abate was honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a recent awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). full story

South Colonie Capital Project Video Update

Posted May 16, 2017

South Colonie's ongoing capital improvement project, approved by voters in the fall of 2014, continues to move forward. Take a look at this video update. view video

Lisha Kill Grade 5-6 Honor Roll Breakfast

Posted May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Lisha Kill Middle School's fifth and sixth graders who made the High Honor Roll for the first three quarters of the 2016-17 school year, and were honored at a breakfast. photo gallery

Lisha Kill April Character Counts Award Winners

Posted May 10, 2017

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

Lisha Kill's Gaffney Win 'Thank a Teacher' Award

Posted May 10, 2017

Congratulations to Lisha Kill Middle School Spanish teacher Kellie Gaffney, the recipient of the zulily Thank a Teacher Contest award for 2017. full story

Lisha Kill CAI Students Break PI Record

Posted April 26, 2017

Mrs. Peplowski's challenged her fifth and sixth grade CAI students at Lisha Kill Middle School to recite at least 20 digits of PI for Pi Day. full story

Lisha Kill Teams Compete at State Level of Odyssey of the Mind

Posted April 26, 2017

Congratulations to three teams of students from Lisha Kill Middle School which participated in the state level of the Odyssey of the Mind competition early this month at Binghamton University. full story

March Character Counts Club Members

Posted April 20, 2017

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

2017 Limerick Contest Winners

Posted April 13, 2017

Lisha Kill Middle School had four co-winners of the 18th annual William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library Limerick Contest. full story

Students Participate at GE KidWind

Posted April 10, 2017

Students from Forest Park Elementary School, and Lisha Kill and Sand Creek Middle Schools participated at the General Electric's KidWind competition. more information (pdf)

Middle School Teacher Brown Presents at National Science Teachers Convention

Posted April 5, 2017

James Brown, a fifth and sixth grade STEM teacher at Lisha Kill and Sand Creek Middle Schools, presented at the 2017 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Convention. full story

Lisha Kill 7th Graders Celebrate Pi Day

Posted March 20, 2017

Lisha Kill Middle School seventh graders celebrated the annual Pi Day event in March. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Raises Money For Scholarships

Posted March 13, 2017

Lisha Kill Middle School held it's 5th annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Friday night to raise money for the Ross Budenhagen and Justin Mirabile Scholarship Fund. full story

Lisha Kill Teams Qualify for Odyssey of the Mind State Competition

Posted March 10, 2017

Congratulations to three teams of students from Lisha Kill Middle School who are among four South Colonie team moving on to the state level of the Odyssey of the Mind competition. more information and view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Students to Perform at SC Music Festival

Posted March 8, 2017

Congratulations to these Lisha Kill Middle School students who were accepted to perform at the 2017 Suburban Council Music Festival. full story

Lisha Kill Students Experience Snowshoeing

Posted February 23, 2017

Students and staff at Lisha Kill Middle School took advantage of the recent snowstorms to open a window into a brand new life-long activity for the Physical Education classes...snowshoeing. photo gallery

Lisha Kill Students Honored For Upping Their Averages

Posted February 18, 2017

Congratulations to Lisha Kill Middle School students who brought up their overall academic average from the first quarter to the second quarter by at least five points. full story

Lisha Kill January Character Counts Award Winners

Posted February 8, 2017

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

South Colonie Middle School Students Participate in Mathcounts

Posted February 7, 2017

Eleven South Colonie students represented their respective middle schools (Lisha Kill and Sand Creek) at the annual Mathcounts competition on Feb. 4. full story

December Character Counts Club Members

Posted January 12, 2017

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

Lisha Kill Holds December DARE Graduation

Posted December 21, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School held DARE graduation ceremonies on December 21. full story

Lisha Kill Stuffs The Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted December 21, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School students Stuffed the Bus with Toys For Tots at a school-wide assembly this month, demonstrating the gift of giving during this holiday season. photo gallery

November Character Counts Members

Posted December 6, 2016

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

Lisha Kill Names Turkey Trot Winners

Posted November 29, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School students and staff ran in the annual Turkey Trot this month - a one-mile race to win a Thanksgiving turkey. full story

Repeat Winner at Lisha Kill Spelling Bee

Posted November 23, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School had a repeat winner at this year's spelling bee. Reigning Bee Champ Tahira Sardar (grade 8) claimed her third consecutive victory when she spelled “r-e-p-r-e-h-e-n-s-i-b-l-e” in the 12th round. full story

October Character Counts Club Members

Posted November 14, 2016

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

Lisha Kill Staff Spelling Bee

Posted November 8, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School held a staff Spelling Bee to help gear up the students for their own spelling bee which will be held on Nov. 16. Each staff member that participated dressed up as their favorite character.​ Students voted for their favorite by donating a personal hygiene item to local help agencies. more information

Lisha Kill Students Learn About Fire Prevention

Posted October 18, 2016

The Midway Fire Department presented a home safety checklist to Lisha Kill students in accordance with National Fire Prevention Week in October. full story

Lisha Kill School Spirit Pep Rally and Parade

Posted October 6, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School students held a School Spirit Pep Rall and /Pillar Parade this fall. view a photo gallery

September Character Counts Club Members

Posted October 6, 2016

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

Lisha Kill Holds Grade 5-6 Fall Fun Run

Posted October 3, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School held its Grade 5-6 Fall Fun Run on September 28. Congratulations to all of the students who participated this year. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Hosts Sweethearts and Heroes Anti-Bullying Academy

Posted October 3, 2016

The Sweethearts and Heroes Academy rolled into Lisha Kill Middle School this fall helping to educate students and staff about the impact bullying has on our schools. view a photo gallery of this event

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 Welcome Banner on Display at Lisha Kill

Posted August 9, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School students will return this fall to the new iCARE welcome banner designed by the student iCARE team. full story