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Veeder Earth Day recycling project

Veeder kindergartners learned about recycling on Earth Day by making robots out of old aluminum cans dressed with magazine picture cutouts with the help of a parent. They also helped clean up the school grounds with the help of the third graders. view a photo gallery

South Colonie Raiderfest Set For May 30 at CCHS

Posted May 9, 2015

Raiderfest is a South Colonie district-wide community event organized by iCARE to be held on May 30, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at Colonie Central High School. Everyone is welcome. Visit the Raiderfest website at for a complete schedule and updates. full story

Kindergartners Enjoy Trash Free Snacks

Posted May 4, 2015

Mrs. Backus' Kindergarten class continued to learn about Earth Day by having a trash free snack day. full story

Sign Up Now For Camp Invention

Posted April 29, 2015

Sign up today's for this summer's Camp Invention for students in grades 1-6. Camp Invention will be held July 6-10 at Shaker Road Elementary School. More information (pdf)

Veeder Holds Spring Art Show

Posted April 25, 2015

Veeder Elementary School held its spring Art Show Friday night, showcasing the work of students from throughout the school year. full story

Veeder Earth Day cleanup and recycling project

Posted April 24, 2015

Mr. Perrott’s third grade class and Mrs. Backus’ kindergarten class celebrated Earth Day by cleaning up the Veeder Elementary School playground. view a photo gallery

Families Receive Donations From Charity Basketball Game

Posted April 22, 2015

The Riddick family from Veeder Elementary School and the Seyboth and McDonald families from Shaker Road Elementary School were presented with the funds raised through the annual Amy Tisa/Chrissy Aidala Memorial Charity Basketball Game at the April Board of Education meeting. full story

Veeder Charity Basketball Game Tribute

Posted March 10, 2015

Veeder Elementary School played Shaker Road Elementary School in the annual Amy Tisa charity basketball game on March 6. Proceeds from the game are going to help families in the South Colonie community. view a video tribute

Spring Nutrition Nuggets Newsletter

Posted March 4, 2015

View the latest edition of the Nutrition Nuggets newsletter. newsletter (pdf)

Veeder Celebrates First Hundred Days of Kindergarten

Posted March 3, 2015

Congratulations to the students in Mrs. Panucci's class at Veeder Elementary School, who celebrated their 100th day of school on Feb. 26. full story

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