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boys sledding in the snow

Shaker Road Elementary School students were lucky enough to enjoy sledding this winter during Physical Education classes. full story

Sand Creek 5th Grade Transition Night May 30

Posted May 17, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School is hosting 5th Grade Transition Night (for next year's incoming 5th graders) on Tuesday, May 30, 6:30-7:15 p.m., in school auditorium. The goal of the night is to offer the opportunity to learn more about fifth grade and middle school in general. The PARENT ONLY evening is an opportunity to hear from some of the fifth grade faculty, support staff and administrators.

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)

Ashley Murray Named Principal For a Day

Posted April 27, 2017

Congratuations to Ashley Murray, a second grader in Mrs. Harriman's classroom at Shaker Road Elementary School, who was named Principal for a Day in April. full story

School Board Presents Basketball Charity Funds, Honors Eagle Scout

Posted April 11, 2017

The South Colonie Board of Education honored a Colonie Central High School student Tuesday night for earning the rank of Eagle Scout and presented funds from a district charity event to two local families. full story

Principal's Letter Regarding Tuberculosis

Posted March 29, 2017

Following is a letter from Shaker Road Elementary School Principal regarding tuberculosis. letter (pdf)

Tisa/Aidala 10th Anniversary Charity Basketball Game

Posted March 6, 2017

The 10th anniversary Amy Tisa/Chrissy Aidala annual charity basketball game featuring the staff from Veeder Elementary School and Shaker Road Elementary School was a tremendous success. view a photo gallery

DEAR Time at Shaker Road #ReadAcrossAmerica

Posted March 3, 2017

At 10:10 a.m. on March 2, everything stopped at Shaker Road Elementary School. You see that date is Dr. Seuss' birthday (he would be 113 years old now), which was chosen 20 years ago as the day Americans all across the country should commit themselves to reading. full story

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)

Shaker Road Students Sled During PE Classes

Posted February 14, 2017

Shaker Road Elementary School students were lucky enough to enjoy sledding this week during Physical Education classes. full story

Shaker Road ENL Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

Posted January 31, 2017

The English as a New Language students at Shaker Road Elementary School began the Chinese New Year celebration last week with a festive parade around the school. photo gallery

Shaker Road Stuffs The Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted December 6, 2016

Shaker Road Elementary School students Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots at a school-wide assembly Students in grades K-4 demonstrated the gift of giving during this holiday season. view a photo gallery

Shaker Road Graduate Wins America's Funniest Home Videos

Posted November 21, 2016

Shaker Road graduate Luke Finlan won first place on American's Funniest Home Videos and is donating his $10,000 prize money to charity. Wten 10 news story

Shaker Road Participates in ENL Library Night

Posted November 7, 2016

English as a New Language (ENL) students from Shaker Road Elementary School participated in the annual ENL Library Night. view a photo gallery

Shaker Road Celebrates Halloween

Posted November 2, 2016

Shaker Road Elementary School celebrated Halloween Monday with a children's costume parade and other festival events. Facebook photo album

Elementary School Children Learn About Food Allergies Through Grant

Posted November 1, 2016

South Colonie elementary schools were the recipients of a grant from FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) that brought Kyle Dine to educate them about food allergies last month. full story

Students Get a Visit and Important Lessons From Neighborhood Firefighters

Posted October 26, 2016

A crew of firefighters from the Shaker Road-Loudonville fire house visited Shaker Road Elementary School students and staff to make their annual presentation on fire safety. full story

Shaker Road Green Team at Work

Posted October 26, 2016

Shaker Road Elementary School has a new Green Team on board, and it's been hard at work helping to improve the environment. full story

Fourth Grader Grows Huge Cabbage From Seedling

Posted October 11, 2016

Congratulations to Shaker Road Elementary School fourth grader Gianna Savoca, who showed off her green thumb by growing an enormous cabbage from a seedling plant. full story

More Than 100 Participate in Bike/Walk to School Event

Posted October 4, 2016

More than 100 Shaker Road Elementary School students, parents and staff participated in today's national Walk/Bike to School event. full story

First Grader Heeran Reads Her Way to Shaker Road Principal for the Day

Posted September 30, 2016

First grader Theresa Heeran won the Summer Reading Sweepstakes, which made her the Principal for the Day at Shaker Road Elementary School on Sept. 29. full story

Letter About Water Testing

Posted September 8, 2016

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that on Friday, September 23, 2016 the District received preliminary results of water quality testing which is being performed in all of our schools in accordance with legislation signed by Governor Cuomo on September 6, 2016. more information (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