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Hats on for Regan event

Sand Creek Middle School held a "Hats on for Regan" event on October 2. Students and staff paid to wear their favorite hats to support the cause. view a photo gallery

Sand Creek Students Part of Charlotte Award Book Club

Posted November 25, 2015

Students and teachers in Sand Creek Middle School’s Charlotte Award Book Club met after school to discuss the book The Fourteenth Goldfish. full story

Stuff the Bus With Toys for Tots Campaign Returns

Posted November 17, 2015

For the ninth straight year, South Colonie is asking families to help Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots and help needy families this holiday season. Sand Creek collection day is Dec. 9. more information (pdf)

Sand Creek Poinsettia Sale

Posted November 17, 2015

The Sand Creek Middle School Germinator Club is selling poinsettias grown in the school greenhouse. The red poinsettia plants are in 6” pots. Cost is $8 per plant. Order forms must be returned to Mr. Sheffer by December 12. order form (pdf)

Join Santa and iCARE on the Magical Express This Holiday Season

Posted November 12, 2015

Join Santa's Magical Express on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 4:15 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 13, at 5:45 p.m.. for a 90-minute quest to save Christmas this holiday season with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Hop on the Magical Express where we warm Ebenezer Scrooge's heart and dance with Frosty the Snowman. Along the ride through town, an iCARE fundraising event, we'll sing and search for clues as to where Jack Frost has taken Santa's Magical Hat, stopping for milk and cookies along the way. more information (pdf)

Sand Creek Actors to Stage Bugsy Malone

Posted November 10, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School actors will stage Bugsy Malone Dec. 3-4 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 5 at 1 and 7 p.m. All tickets are $6. more information and presale order form (pdf)

Sand Creek Yearbooks on Sale

Posted November 5, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School yearbooks are on sale now for $28. Go to  and order yours today.

November Collection For Local Veterans

Posted November 2, 2015

The Sand Creek MS clothing collection for local veterans will run through November. As part of the iCARE district initiative, each school will collect a designated item of clothing as a collaborative attempt to assist our local veterans in need. Sand Creek’s designated donation will be new heavy-knit sweatshirts. Students may place the sweatshirts in the bin in the main entrance area each morning during arrival. more information (pdf)

Sand Creek Halloween Dance Video

Posted October 27, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School held its grade 6-8 Halloween Dance sponsored by the Germinators Greenhouse Club. view video show of Halloween Dance

Sand Creek Holds Creekfest 2015 Rally/Activities

Posted October 6, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School held its annual Creekfest rally in October. World class bicycle stunt rider Chris Poulos entertained the entire student body, mixing fancy two- wheel tricks with solid techniques for being a good citizen. view a photo gallery

CCHS iCARE Team Visits Sand Creek

Posted October 2, 2015

The Colonie Central High School ICARE team offered four different assemblies at Sand Creek Middle School today to help spread the word about the club. full story

Sand Creek Sponsors Hats on for Regan Event

Posted October 2, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School held a "Hats on for Regan" event on October 2. Students and staff paid $1 to wear their favorite hats to help a student with her medical expenses. view a photo gallery

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

Science Teacher Attends Summer Institute on Climate Change

Posted September 1, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School science teacher Stacey Sebert was only one of 22 educators in the eastern U.S. selected to attend the Maitland Simmons Scholarship professional development summer workshop entitled "Oceans, Organisms, and Climate." full story

Sand Creek Singers Perform at American Choral Director’s Summer Conference

Posted August 24, 2015

Five Sand Creek Middle School students were selected to participate in the Elementary and Middle School Honor Choirs at this summer’s NY ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) conference. full story