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Veeder Halloween parade

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

Veeder Stuffs The Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted December 5, 2016

Veeder Elementary School students Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots on Friday at a school-wide assembly Students in grades K-4 demonstrated the gift of giving during this holiday season. full story

First Graders Work on Holiday Kindness Project

Posted December 5, 2016

First graders in Ms. O'Connor's class are working on a holiday kindness project at Veeder Elementary School. full story

Veeder December Principal's Letter and Calendar

Posted November 30, 2016

Following is the December school letter and calendar from Veeder Elementary School Principal Nora Sullivan. letter and calendar (pdf)

Veeder Holds Annual Thanksgiving Feast

Posted November 22, 2016

Veeder Elementary School third graders in Mrs. Ripps' class hold their annual Thanksgiving feast. full story

Help Stuff The Bus With Toys For Tots

Posted November 17, 2016

Please help South Colonie Schools Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots again this holiday season. This is our 10th year helping the U.S. Marine Corps assist local families in need. Veeder Elementary School's toy dropoff day is Friday, Dec. 2. more information (pdf)

Veeder Fourth Graders Take Mannequin Challenge

Posted November 17, 2016

Mrs. Panucci's fourth grade class at Veeder Elementary School did the mannequin challenge. They now officially challenge other classes to do the same! view video

Veeder Third Graders Tour Howe Caverns

Posted November 17, 2016

Third graders from Veeder Elementary School went on a trip to Howe Caverns. full story

Veeder Teacher Featured in Parent Today Article

Posted November 15, 2016

Veeder Elementary School teacher Barbara Ripps is featured in the latest Parent Today’s online news article just published today. view article

Veeder Students Volunteer at Food Bank

Posted November 15, 2016

Veeder Elementary School has begun its annual food drive and the donation go to the Northeast Regional Food Bank. The fourth graders went one step farther than just bringing in a donation; they went to the Food Bank to volunteer their service one night this week. Students made up boxes then sorted pallets of cookies and crackers so they'd be ready to go to various agencies in the area. view a photo gallery

Veeder Students Honor Family Veterans

Posted November 10, 2016

Veeder Elementary School held a Veteran's Day celebration this morning. full story

Veeder Shines For the Troops

Posted November 3, 2016

Veeder Elementary School is shining for the troops, putting together care packages for our men and women serving in the armed forces. full story

Veeder Celebrates Halloween

Posted November 1, 2016

Veeder 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

Kindergarteners Study the Four Seasons

Posted October 28, 2016

Mrs. Backus' Kindergarten students were knee deep in science (not snow) this week at Veeder Elementary School, studying the four seasons. full story

Veeder Shines at Glen Eddy This Fall

Posted October 27, 2016

First graders at Veeder Elementary School returned to see some "old" friends at the Glen Eddy as part of the Veeder Shines initiative. view a photo gallery

Letter About Veeder Water Testing

Posted October 21, 2016

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that the District received today preliminary results of Veeder Elementary school 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)

Veeder Students Rededicate Peace Pole

Posted September 23, 2016

Veeder Elementary School students and staff rededicated their peace pole outside the school on World Peace Day, Sept. 21. view a photo gallery

Veeder Third Graders Release Character Education Video

Posted September 16, 2016

Veeder Elementary School kicked off its first school-wide assembly to teach students all about character education and the key principles of responsibility, respect and safety. Third graders from Mr. Thompson’s class designed a You Tube video on how to demonstrate these qualities throughout our school. view video

Looking Up Your Child's Spring NYS Assessment Scores

Posted September 14, 2016

Following is a letter from Veeder Elementary School Principal Sullivan on how to look up your child’s NYS Spring 2016 Assessment Scores. letter (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

Summer Ice Cream Get-Together For Former Veeder Kindergarteners

Posted September 5, 2016

Mrs. Backus' former kindergarten students from Veeder met for an ice cream treat after sending her letters and post cards telling her all about their summer adventures. full story

Veeder Third Graders Visit Town Library Over Summer

Posted August 25, 2016

Veeder Elementary School teacher Mrs. Ripps met some of her new third graders over the summer at the William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library. view a photo gallery

Veeder Shines During Summer Vacation

Posted August 25, 2016

When asked about their summer vacation, a group of Veeder Elementary School students will say that they practiced their reading while visiting the seniors citizens at the Glen Eddy. view a photo gallery