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Shaker Road Halloween celebration

Shaker Road Elementary School held its annual Halloween celebration and parade on October 31. view a photo gallery

Transportation Study Calls For School Day Schedule Changes

Posted January 8, 2015

South Colonie is considering a plan for next September to change the starting and ending times of its eight schools. The change, the result of an ongoing transportation study (pdf), 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 and view parent letter (pdf)

Information on New K-4 Report Cards

Posted January 6, 2015

Parents of South Colonie K-4 elementary school students will be seeing a new kind of report card this school year. The new report card was designed to align to the new state learning standards and updates in district’s curriculum and instruction. More information (pdf)

Brovember Champs Presented Their Trophies

Posted December 5, 2014

Introducing the Shaker Road Elementary School Brovember champs with their trophies. full story

Third Brovember Campaign Best Yet

Posted December 2, 2014

With nine gents participating this year, the third annual Shaker Road Brovember campaign was sure to be the most successful ever. We were not disappointed! full story

Shaker Road Celebrates Power of Nice 5th Birthday

Posted November 26, 2014

Shaker Road Elementary School students and staff celebrated the 5th birthday of the Power of Nice schoolwide anti-bullying program in November. full story

Mustache Monday Raises $300 to Fight Prostate Cancer

Posted November 24, 2014

As Brovember winds down at Shaker Road to a restful Thanksgiving break from school, the staff and students at Shaker Road Elementary School enjoyed Mustache Monday today. full story

Shaker Road ESL Visits Colonie Town Library

Posted November 10, 2014

South Colonie children in the ESL program at Shaker Road Elementary School recently participated in a special ESL Library Night at the William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library. full story

Shaker Road Halloween Celebration

Posted November 5, 2014

Shaker Road Elementary School held its annual Halloween celebration and parade on Friday, October 31. view a photo gallery

ESL Teachers Work at Narrowing the Divide Between Culture and Learning

Posted November 3, 2014

For ESL teachers like those at South Colonie, bridging the gap between culture and education for young students is a big part of the job. 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

Shaker Road Introduces Mr. Greenbean the Tortoise

Posted October 15, 2014

Shaker Road Elementary School would officially like to introduce you to Mr. Greenbean, our African Sulcata Tortoise. full story

Natalie Boardman Top Turtle Today

Posted September 12, 2014

First-grader Natalie Boardman was Shaker Road’s Principal-for-the-Day and in that role, she provided staff and students with a great day filled with smiles and compliments and lucky coins. full story

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