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earth day picnic table award

Forest Park students enjoy a new picnic table on Earth Day for their yearlong recycling efforts with Entenmann's Little Bites. full story

Summer School Special Ed Art - Flower Portraits and Grapevine Wreaths

K-12 students participating in the 2014 South Colonie Summer School Special Education program at Forest Park Elementary School under instructor Thomasa Nielsen worked on flower portraits and grapevine wreaths. view a photo gallery

School Supply Lists

Not too early to get shopping on next school year's school supplies. Here are the grade by grade supply lists for the 2014-15 school year. supply lists (pdf)

Fifth Annual South Colonie Technology Challenge

For the fifth consecutive year, Colonie Central High School volunteered to assist students and teachers with the Grade 4 technology challenge at all five elementary school. full story

RPI Engineer Visits Forest Park Kindergarten

Bill Mielke, RPI electrical engineer, visited the Forest Park Kindergarten students to discuss simple machines and robots. full story

Fairytale Ball Raises Nearly $13,000 For Love of Sophie Foundation

The South Colonie Central School District demonstrated its caring spirit in a magical way this spring by raising thousands for The Love of Sophie Foundation at the annual Fairytale Ball. full story

Student Organizes Fundraisers to Help Tornado Damaged Rescue Squad

Forest Park Elementary School student Logan Trembley was invited to attend the Duanesburg Volunteer Rescue Squad meeting in June to discuss his fundraiser projects to help the Rescue Squad repair the May tornado damage to their facility. full story

'Power of Food' Presented by PEP Grant

Elementary students from each of South Colonie's five K-4 schools where presented with a tasty, healthy snack this spring. Students in each building learned through a hands-on interactive presentation entitled: The Power of Food. more info & photo gallery

Tailored Sand Creek Supply Kits Available For Next Year's Fifth Graders

Sand Creek Middle School’s Teacher Tailored Supply Kits are available for the 2014-2015 school year for incoming fifth graders. Order at by June 22 and you could win an XBOX One or an iPad Mini. Kits will be available for pickup August 27. There may be additional supplies requested by your students’ individual teachers. order form (pdf)

Elementary School Summer Reading Lists

The 2014 K-4 elementary summer reading lists are now available. view lists by grade

More headlines

Autism Fundraiser full story

PE Leadership/Excellence Awards full story

Kindergarten Earth Day Clean Up full story

Habor Freight Recycling Donations full story

Earth Day Grant For Clean Pail Club full story

New Picnic Table For Earth Day full story

Teacher Chosen For Mickelson Academy full story

Brown Honored by National Science Teachers full story

Jump Rope For Heart Fundraiser full story

Kindergartners Celebrate 100 Days view a photo gallery

Kindergarten Makes Friends full story

Grade 4 Orchestra Winter Concerts full story

iCARE Kids Night Out full story

Shop Rite Nutrition Program full story

Festive Friday Hospital Fundraiser view a photo gallery

Colonie Center Holiday Singing view a photo gallery

Kindergarten Spreads Holiday Cheer view a photo gallery

Recycling Efforts Raises $500 full story

iCARE Pizza Party Reward For Grade 3 full story

First Grade Guest Readers view a photo gallery

Students Honor Family Veterans full story

FP Buddies Communicate With Storytelling full story

Halloween Happenings view a photo gallery

Principal's Award to Third Graders For Fundraising full story

Wear Pink Day Raises $500 view a photo gallery  

CCHS iCARE at Morning Program full story

Welcome Back Movie Night Bash view a photo gallery

Back to School Photos view photo gallery on Facebook

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