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Bright Horizons visit

Sand Creek Middle School teachers Mrs. Shank and Mr. Luke accompanied their sixth graders for a visit with members of the Bright Horizons program at The Beltrone Living Center. view a photo gallery

Sand Creek Fifth Graders Correspond With Author

Posted March 25, 2015

Fifth graders in Mrs. Baker’s reading class at Sand Creek Middle School enjoyed corresponding with Caroline Starr Rose, author of May B and Blue Birds. full story

Sand Creek Students Sweep County Art Contest

Posted March 10, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School students swept the middle school entry category of the 2015 Building Communities Youth Art Contest. full story

Board of Education Approves School Day Schedule Changes For September

Posted February 12, 2015

The South Colonie Board of Education has approved a plan (pdf) for next September to change the starting and ending times of some of its schools. The change, the result of an ongoing transportation study, is expected to save on overall transportation costs by lowering the number of daily bus runs and provide more time between runs for drivers to transport students to and from school. full story

Sand Creek to Honor Homework Completers

Posted February 11, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School will honor grade 7 homework completers for the first two semesters of the year with a pizza party on Friday. view list (pdf)

Sand Creek Souper Bowl Challenge

Posted February 11, 2015

The seventh graders at Sand Creek Middle School held their annual Souper Bowl contest last week. full story

Order Your Yearbook Today

Posted January 29, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School yearbooks are on sale. ORDER AT: www.jostensyearbooks.com .

Sand Creek Science Teacher Attends GE Wind Energy Workshop

Posted January 23, 2015

Three South Colonie science teachers including one from Sand Creek Middle School participated in a Wind Energy Workshop that took place January 21, on the General Electric Co. Schenectady campus. full story

Fifth Grader Laraway Named Principal of the Day

Posted January 13, 2015

Congratulations to Sand Creek Middle School fifth grader Mackenzie Laraway, who was chosen Principal of the Day through an annual raffle to benefit the Holiday Help Program. full story

Seventh Grade Class Honored For Supporting the Troops

Posted January 8, 2015

Melissa Moskov and her seventh grade students at Sand Creek Middle School were recognized at a faculty meeting this week for supporting the U.S. military. full story

Sand Creek Participates in National Hour of Code

Posted January 6, 2015

Sand Creek Middle School joined Colonie Central High School this year by participating in the national Hour of Code event. The Hour of Code is designed to demystify code and show that computer science is not 'rocket science,' anybody can learn the basics. view more information and a photo gallery

Sixth Graders Visit Bright Horizons Program

Posted December 23, 2014

Sand Creek Middle School teachers Mrs. Shank and Mr. Luke accompanied their sixth graders for a visit with members of the Bright Horizons program at The Beltrone Living Center. view a photo gallery

Sand Creek Students of the Week For Dec. 12

Posted December 18, 2014

Sand Creek Middle School has named its Students of the Week for week of December 12. full story

Sand Creek Students of the Week For Nov. 21

Posted November 24, 2014

Sand Creek Middle School has named its Students of the Week for week of November 21. full story

Seventh Grader Wins National Contest For Music Composition

Posted November 18, 2014

Congratulations to Sand Creek Middle School student Shashaank Narayanan, a seventh grader is in Mrs. Vogt class, who recently won a national contest for music composition, and was chosen to perform that composition at the MATA Jr. Festival in New York City. more information

Looking Back at Creekfest 2014

Posted November 13, 2014

Sand Creek Middle School held Creekfest 2014 in October. The day was filled with Character Education activities and games focusing on bully prevention. view a photo gallery

Sand Creek Students of the Week For Nov. 7

Posted November 12, 2014

Sand Creek Middle School has named its Students of the Week for week of November 7. full story

Sand Creek Names October 24 Students of the Week

Posted October 24 2014

Sand Creek Middle School named Students of the Week for October 24. full story

South Colonie Well Represented at Northeastern Region PTA Dinner

Posted October 21 2014

A large group from South Colonie attended the 36th Annual Northeastern Region PTA Presidents and Principals dinner on October 20 at Michael's in Latham. full story

PTA Welcome Back Tailgate Party

Posted September 22, 2014

The Sand Creek Middle School PTA sponsored a welcome back to school Giffy’s BBQ tailgate party in September. view a photo gallery

Facebook First Day of School Photo Album

Posted September 8, 2014

Our South Colonie "first day of school" Facebook photo album is now complete with parents submitting nearly 100 pictures this school year. Great work everyone and have a great year! view facebook photo album

Students Return to School

Posted September 5, 2014

Students returned to school on Thursday, September 4, for the 2014-15 year. view a musical photo gallery

District Introduces New Meal Charging Policy For 2014-15 School Year

Posted September 3, 2014

South Colonie Schools has adopted a new policy regarding the charging of meals in our school cafeterias. Meal charge limits are as follows. full story

Sand Creek Principal Appointed New Director of Human Resources, Safe Schools & IT

Posted on July 1, 2014

Longtime South Colonie administrator, Dr. David Perry, Ph D., has been appointed to a new position at the District Office. Perry is the new Director of Human Resources, Safe Schools & Information Technology, replacing David Seaver who is retired June 30. The appointment is effective today, July 1. full story