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Veeder stuffs the bus with toys for tots

Veeder Elementary School Stuffs the Bus with Toys For Tots on Friday, December 5. 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)

Veeder Participates in National Hour of Code

Posted January 6, 2015

Veeder Elementary 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

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)

Veeder Stuffs the Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted December 5, 2014

Veeder Elementary School students and staff held their annual Stuff The Bus with Toys For Tots campaign Friday, December 5, with a special morning assembly. Veeder families donated numerous toys to help children in need during the holiday season. view a photo gallery

Second Graders Ready For Turkey Trot

Posted November 20, 2014

Gobble Gobble! Ms. Norton's second graders are ready to run in Veeder Elementary School's 6th Annual Turkey Trot on Wednesday. full story

New Ipads Help Students Tackle Math

Posted November 20, 2014

Third graders in Richard Thompson's third grade class at Veeder Elementary School work on research and math problems with their new iPads. full story

Veeder Vertebrates Lessons With New Ipads

Posted November 12, 2014

Fourth grade students in Mrs. Acton's class at Veeder Elementary School enjoyed using the new iPads to create keynote presentations on animal groups with a backbone - vertebrates. full story

Veeder Second Graders Learn About Pioneer Days

Posted November 7, 2014

Mrs. Parisi’s second grade class traveled back in time to Pioneer Days at Veeder Elementary School. full story

Veeder Kindergarteners Celebrate Halloween

Posted November 4, 2014

Students in Mrs. Backus' Kindergarten class celebrated Halloween with a costume party. 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

Second Graders Celebrate Summer Reading With Bookmarks

Posted September 17, 2014

Mrs. Parisi’s second grade class at Veeder Elementary School celebrated their summertime reading by making their own bookmarks. full story

Fourth Graders Create Sunflower Art

Posted September 17, 2014

Mrs. Wyman's fourth grade students at Veeder Elementary School created beautiful sunflowers inspired by Vincent VanGogh to greet students outside the classroom door. 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

Students Learn a New Dance on Opening Day

Posted September 4, 2014

Mrs. Ripp's third graders at Veeder Elementary School learn a new song and dance on their first day of school from music teacher Mrs. Fatato. view video

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