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2 students wearing Pi Day shirts

The Lisha Kill Middle School seventh graders celebrated Pi Day on March 14. It was a day full of fun that included math, science, English, music, art, athletics, and of course Pi! view a photo gallery

No School May 27

Posted April 13, 2016

Please make note that South Colonie Schools will not be in session on Friday, May 27 due to less than normal emergency day use this school year. There will be no school that day for students and staff, and district offices will be closed.

Lisha Kill Grade 8 Living Museum

Posted April 12, 2016

The halls of Lisha Kill Middle School became halls of an eighth grade Living Museum this spring. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Holds Annual Variety Show

Posted April 5, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School students showcased their talent at the annual spring variety show. view a photo gallery

Girls Scouts Collecting Handbags/Personal Items

Posted March 29, 2016

Girls Scout Service Unit 144 is collecting gently used purses/handbags and personal items as a spring service project. Collection boxes will be set up in each school during April. more information (pdf)

Lisha Kill Grade 7 Celebrates Pi Day

Posted March 19, 2016

The Lisha Kill Middle School seventh graders celebrated Pi Day on March 14. It was a day full of fun that included math, science, English, music, art, athletics, and of course Pi! view a photo gallery

Information on Grade 3-8 ELA & Math Testing Changes

Posted March 14, 2016

The New York State Education Department has made a number of changes to the Grades 3-8 ELA and Mathematics assessments for the upcoming spring of 2016 administration. more information (pdf)

Report Cards/Interim Reports Only Available Now on ASPEN

Posted March 10, 2016

Parents: You are encouraged to make sure you have access to the ASPEN parent portal for viewing reports. Beginning in the third marking period, we will no longer be mailing interims/report cards home at the 5-12 levels. CCHS and Middle School interims are scheduled to be uploaded by Friday, March 11. Any parent needing their ASPEN credentials is asked to e-mail support by clicking here.

Lisha Kill Team Advanced to Odyssey of the Mind State Competition

Posted March 8, 2016

Congratulations to a team of students from Lisha Kill Middle School for winning the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition last weekend and advancing to the New York State tournament on April 2. full story

Lisha Kill Holds March Madness Tourney

Posted March 4, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School held a March Madness basketball tournament to raise money for the Justin Mirabile and Ross Budenhagen memorial scholarship funds. full story

Lisha Kill Peer Tutors Available

Posted March 2, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School has seventh and eighth grade students who volunteer their time during recess/lunch and after school to tutor their peers. full story

Yearbook Final Orders Due Soon

Posted February 23, 2016

Lisha Kill Yearbook Club will be sending their final numbers in for yearbook orders soon. Yearbooks are still on sale for $32. We will only have a limited amount to sell after yearbook sales close out. Don’t miss out on this year’s memories. Buy online at click here with the yearbook ID code: 12256616

Come Out and Audition For Lisha Kill Variety Show

Posted February 19, 2016

Calling all Lisha Kill Middle School students? Do you have a talent to share? Can you sing, dance, perform magic tricks, juggle or play an instrument? Come audition for this year’s Variety Show. more information (pdf)

Lisha Kill Grade 7-8 Honor Roll Breakfast

Posted February 19, 2016

Lisha Kill Middle School seventh and eighth graders, who earned a 90% or above average for the first two quarters of the school year, were treated to breakfast. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Fifth Graders Host Owl Visit

Posted February 9, 2016

Fifth graders at Lisha Kill Middle School hosted a visit this month from owls and other birds of prey from the Adirondack Wildlife Santuary. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill January Character Counts Honorees

Posted February 2, 2016

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

Vote For Lisha Kill Words Can Heal Winner

Posted February 2, 2016

Vote today for Lisha Kill Middle School fifth grader Rohullah Faqiry, a finalist in Albany County District Attorney David Soares' "Words Can Hurt or Heal - Acts of Kindness" contest. full story

South Colonie Students Attend Suburban Council Music Festival

Posted January 19, 2016

Twenty-seven South Colonie students joined nearly 350 of the Capital Region’s most talented young musicians for the 2016 Suburban Council High School Music Festival. full story

Lisha Kill December Character Counts Honorees

Posted January 6, 2016

A group of Lisha Kill Middle School students and faculty members were recognized as members of the December Character Counts Club. full story

Lisha Kill Holiday Spirit Day Event

Posted December 29, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held its holiday spirit day and classroom door decorating event on Dec. 23, just in time for the holidays. Facebook photo gallery

Lisha Kill Honors DARE Program Completers

Posted December 23, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held DARE graduation ceremonies yesterday. Students from Mrs. Smith’s class, Mrs. Scalzo’s class and Mrs. McGuiness’s class were recognized for all their hard work in their DARE classes and then had pizza with Officer Ruecker. full story

Lisha Kill Student Council Spreads Holiday Cheer

Posted December 11, 2015

The Lisha Kill Middle School Student Council Holiday Caroling Committee visited the Bishop Broderick Apartments to spread some holiday cheer. They sang carols, with Ryan Tran as their accompanist, and presented each resident with a gift. public facebook photo album

Schools Help iCARE Donate Clothing to Military

Posted December 10, 2015

South Colonie schools, their families and staff through the iCARE program donated 800 clothing items in November such as shirts, jackets, socks, etc., to local veterans and military families. The items were boxed and delivered to Fisher House yesterday in time for the holidays. musical slideshow

Lisha Kill Stuffs the Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted December 8, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School students and staff helped to bring joy to many this holiday season by “stuffing the bus” as part of the annual Toys for Tots campaign. public facebook photo gallery

Lisha Kill iCARE Poster Makers

Posted December 7, 2015

Members of Lisha Kill Middle School's iCARE student committee met and made posters this month to hang around the school. Public facebook photo album

Lisha Kill Grade 7-8 Dress Up Dance Photo Album

Posted December 7, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held its grade 7-8 dress up dance on Dec. 4. public facebook photo album

Guide Dogs Visit Lisha Kill Classrooms

Posted December 6, 2015

Dianne Martin and Ann Halburian, local puppy raisers from Guiding Eyes for the Blind, visited Lisha Kill Middle School classrooms this month. full story

Lisha Kill Recognizes November Character Counts Honorees

Posted December 2, 2015

A group of Lisha Kill Middle School students and faculty members were recognized as members of the November Character Counts Club for consistently demonstrating outstanding character traits. full story

Lisha Kill First Annual Turkey Trot

Posted November 25, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held its first annual Turkey Trot this month. view a musical slide show

Seventh Grader Designs Lisha Kill Yearbook Cover

Posted November 20, 2015

Congratulations to Kailin Adams from Mr. Camarota’s seventh grade class won this year’s Lisha Kill Middle School yearbook cover design contest. full story

Lisha Kill Grade 7 First Quarter Awards

Posted November 20, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School presented first quarter awards to seventh graders who have gone above and beyond to achieve. full story

October Character Count Club

Posted November 9, 2015

A group of Lisha Kill Middle School students and faculty members were recognized as members of the 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 Holds Grade 8 Career Day

Posted November 6, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held its annual grade 8 Career Day program on Nov. 6. Professionals from the community representing eight different businesses or organizations spokes to students and answered questions about their various careers. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Grade 7 Team Building Day

Posted October 30, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held a grade 7 team building day in October. The main event for the 16 teams was a scavenger hunt. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Holds iCARE Pillar Parade

Posted October 27, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School students held a Pillar Parade as part of its rally in support of iCARE this month. view a photo gallery

German Exchange Student Visits Lisha Kill Fifth Graders

Posted October 21, 2015

Hannah Weber, an exchange student from Germany, visited Mrs. Smith’s fifth grade class at Lisha Kill Middle School to talk to students about what German school is like. full story

Lisha Kill Honors September Character Counts Club Members

Posted October 15, 2015

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

World Class Bicycle Stunt Rider Visits Lisha Kill

Posted October 6, 2015

World class bicycle stunt rider Chris Poulos entertained the entire student body of Lisha Kill Middle School on October 2, mixing fancy two- wheel tricks with solid techniques for being a good citizen. full story

Lisha Kill Holds Grade 5-6 Fall Fun Run

Posted October 2, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School held its annual Grade 5-6 Fall Fun Run on October 2. Congratulations to all of this year's participants and winners. view a photo gallery

Lisha Kill Commemorates September Events

Posted September 29, 2015

Lisha Kill Middle School commemorated two important September dates – September 11, 2001 and Constitution Day September 17, 1787. The acts of kindness and unselfishness and the meaning/responsibility of citizens in our community set the foundation for the kickoff of the iCARE program at Lisha Kill. full story

Lisha Kill Summer Reading Participants

Posted September 15, 2015

Congratulations to 14 Lisha Kill Middle School students were presented certificates for participating in the William K. Sanford Town of Colonie Library's "Every Hero Has a Story " summer reading program. full story

South Colonie Welcome Back to School Video Tribute

Posted September 9, 2015

South Colonie welcomed back students and staff today for the 2015-16 school year. View a musical/slide show from opening day through Animoto. Have a great year everyone! view video

Sixth Grader Excels at PGA Summer Golf Competition

Posted September 2, 2015

Congratulations to Shea Hildenberandt, a sixth grader at Lisha Kill Middle School, for her outstanding golf play this summer in a PGA sponsored competition for kids. full story

Lisha Kill Paws in the Park Team Raises Over $4,500

Posted July 2, 2015

Congratulations to the Lisha Kill Middle School team that participated in Paws in the Park on June 27 at Siena College and raised more than $4,500 for the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society. full story