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Sand Creek Middle School students in Mrs. Baker's fifth and sixth grade Reading Lab classes visited the William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library. full story

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)

Sand Creek 2017-18 School Supply Lists

Posted June 20, 2017

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

Sixth Graders Constructed Quilts of Knowledge

Posted June 23, 2017

Sand Creek MIddle School sixth graders constructed "Quilts of Knowledge" during Math Lab this year. Full story/photos

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)

Sand Creek Spring DARE Graduates

Posted June 19, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School held graduation ceremonies this spring for the DARE program. photo gallery

Sixth Grader Competes in National History Bee

Posted June 16, 2017

Congratulations to Sand Creek Middle School 6th grader Shashank Salgam, who competed in the national championship finals (Elementary School Division) of the National History Bee in Atlanta this month. full story

Sand Creek Welcomes Class of 2025

Posted June 15, 2017

Fourth graders from Shaker Road, Forest Park and Roessleville elementary schools traveled to Sand Creek Middle School on Wednesday to begin their transition to fifth grade in the fall. photo gallery

Sand Creek Says Goodbye to Longtime Custodian

Posted June 14, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School said goodbye to longtime custodian Barry Wygel, who is retiring. view news story

Fifth Grade Lemonade Stand Raises Money to Fight Cancer

Posted June 10, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School fifth graders from Mrs. Baker's reading classes hosted an "Alex's Lemonade Stand" in June to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. full story

Read-a-thon Raises $5,150 For Children's Hospital

Posted June 7, 2017

Students at Sand Creek Middle School participated in their third annual Read-a-thon in May to benefit the Children's Hospital at Albany Medical Center. full story

ENL Picnic Celebrates 25 Years

Posted June 5, 2017

The South Colonie ENL Department held its 25th annual ENL picnic and awards ceremony at Sand Creek Middle School in June. more information and photos

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

Sand Creek Hosts 2017 Multicultural Festival

Posted May 17, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School sponsored the 2017 Multicultural Festival this spring. view a photo gallery

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

Student to Compete in Finals of National History Bee

Posted April 13, 2017

Congratulations to Sand Creek Middle School student Shashank Salgam, who participated in the regional finals of the National History Bee held in Connecticut. Salgam did well enough in the U.S. and World History categories that he received an invitation to compete at the national level in Atlanta in June. view video

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

Sand Creek Students Visit Colonie Library

Posted March 7, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School students in Mrs. Baker's fifth and sixth grade Reading Lab classes visited the William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library. full story

Presenting the Sand Creek Yearbook With a New Look/Call for Photo Submissions

Posted March 6, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School's 2016-17 yearbook is under construction, being designed with a whole new look inside and out. Order yours today. more information

Sand Creek Holds Annual Souper Bowl Science Contest

Posted February 8, 2017

Students in Ms. Sebert's seventh grade science class at Sand Creek Middle School held their annual Souper Bowl last week. full story

Sand Creek Designs T-Shirts to Help Horse Rescue Group

Posted February 8, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School students and the Art Club hosted a T-shirt fundraiser to raise money for Equine Advocates, a horse rescue sanctuary, in Chatham, New York. The sanctuary has rescued more than 80 horses. 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

Sand Creek Student Participate in Antarctic Video Conference

Posted January 31, 2017

Students in Stacy Sebert's science classes at Sand Creek Middle School participated in an Antarctic Video Conference sponsored by Polar Ice, asking questions and having them answered by scientists. more information

Sand Creek Students Visit Beltrone Center

Posted January 5, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School students recently visit and socialized with the residents of the Beltrone Living Center in Colonie. view a photo gallery

Sand Creek Crowns Spelling Bee Winners

Posted December 24, 2016

Sand Creek Middle School crowned its spelling bee winners in December. Congratulations to winner Laszlo Peters and runner up Eric Finn. full story

Colonie Police Present Gifts For Sand Creek Giving Tree

Posted December 14, 2016

Sand Creek Middle School DARE Officer Tracy Burns and Colonie Police Officer Mike Torrey presented gifts for Sand Creek's giving tree from the Colonie PBA. full story

Sand Creek Stuffs the Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted December 7, 2016

Sand Creek Middle School students Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots today at a school-wide assembly, demonstrating the gift of giving during this holiday season. view a photo gallery

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Photo Gallery

Posted December 7, 2016

Photos from Sand Creek Middle School's December production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. photo gallery

Sand Creek Students Complete Day of Community Service

Posted November 19, 2016

Sand Creek Middle School sent 200 students out into the community on Nov. 10 to complete a service learning project. more information and photo album

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

Sand Creek 7th Graders Study Phases of Science Matter

Posted October 24, 2016

Students in Ms. Sebert's 7th grade science class are learning about phases of matter at Sand Creek Middle School. view a photo gallery

Sand Creek Welcomes Sweethearts and Heroes Anti-Bullying Academy

Posted September 28, 2016

The Sweethearts and Heroes Academy rolled into Sand Creek Middle School this week helping to educate students and staff about the impact bullying has on our schools. full story

Sand Creek After School Activities Brochure

Posted September 22, 2016

Following is s a brochure of after school activities and athletic opportunities for Sand Creek Middle School students. brochure (pdf)

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