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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

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

Join Us June 2 at CCHS For Fairy Tale Ball

Posted May 16, 2017

The 6th annual Fairy Tale Ball will be held on Friday, June 2, 7-9 p.m., at the Colonie Central High School MUG. Dress as your favorite prince or princess and join us for an evening of dancing, sweet treats, raffles and fun. $20 per family helps support For the Love of Sophie Foundation and Patrick Brooks. more information (pdf)

High School Chromebook Distribution Information for Incoming 9th Graders

Posted May 15, 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 Yearend Testing Schedule

Posted May 11, 2017

The Sand Creek Middle School yearend testing schedule is now available. schedule (pdf)

Sign Up Today For Summer Theatre Experience

Posted May 10, 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)

Donations Needed For Sand Creek Read-a-thon Fundraiser

Posted May 2, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School is seeking donations for the May 19 read-a-thon to support Albany Medical Center Children's Hospital. more information (pdf)

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

Call For Sand Creek Yearbook Photo Submissions

Posted March 8, 2017

The Sand Creek Yearbook Club is inviting parents/guardians/staff/students to submit photos of Sand Creek Middle School events and happenings for the 2016-17 publication. 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

Update on NYS Grade 3-8 Assessment Changes

Posted March 3, 2017

Following is a letter from South Colonie Assistant Superintendent for Instruction updating South Colonie parents on changes to the NYS Grade 3-8 assessments. letter (pdf)

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

A Letter About Sand Creek Water Quality Testing

Posted November 29, 2016

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 the District received preliminary results of water quality testing for Sand Creek Middle School. Water quality testing is being performed in all of our schools in accordance with legislation signed by Governor Cuomo on September 6, 2016. more information (PDF)

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