Veeder Shines at Regional Food Bank

Veeder Elementary School fourth graders and their families continued the Veeder Shines initiative by volunteering at the regional food bank this week, sorting fruits and vegetables, baby products and household items. Veeder Shines at Regional Food Bank Photo Gallery

CCHS Molas Art Gallery – Benanto

Colonie Central High School students in Lisa Benanto’s Foundations in Art class created paper Molas. The influence for these Mola designs are from the Kuna Indians from the Panama region. Kuna artists make cloth Mola designs in clothing. This paper Mola lesson demonstrates a deeper understanding of cultures, as well as shape, balance and symmetry …

Veeder Art Work – Starry Night and Lake George

This photo gallery features the art work of students in Betsy Ryan’s classes at Veeder Elementary School. First graders created landscapes inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Fourth graders looked to Georgia O’Keefe and her paintings of Lake George to create their own landscapes. Learning about foreground, middle ground, background as well as color mixing was …

CCHS Wrestling Action

Colonie Central High School wrestling team in action. Photos by Robert Goo. CCHS Wrestling Photo Gallery

Sand Creek 8th Graders Share ‘E Pluribus Unum’ Potluck Lunch

Story written by Sand Creek student: Kristine Kim Mrs. Pastuszak’s eighth grade Social Studies students had an ‘E Pluribus Unum’ potluck lunch at Sand Creek Middle School this month. The meaning of ‘E Pluribus Unum’ is, “out of many, one.” This means that although we may all be different, we are still united. Everyone is …

Veeder Shines at Thanksgiving at Glen Eddy

Veeder Shines was out in the community again. On Tuesday, more than 20 Veeder Elementary  School kindergarten and first grade students went to visits the residents at the Glen Eddy. They read some books, played tic-tac-toe and made some crafts. The room was abuzz with holiday cheer.  Veeder Shines Photo Gallery

CCHS Bowling Alum Named NEC Rookie of the Week

Colonie Central High School alum Amanda Chrzanowski, a freshman at Fairleigh Dickinson University, has been named Northeast Conference Women’s Bowling Rookie of the Week. The first-year Knight averaged 20.69 pins per frame at the Wisconsin Whitewater Warhawk Classic. She led the Knights in frame average and averaged 211.2 pins in traditional games, and filled 87 …

Veeder Third Graders Hold Annual Thanksgiving Meal

South Colonie Superintendent Jonathan Buhner and Veeder Elementary School Principal Nora Sullivan joined Mrs. Ripps and her third graders for their annual Thanksgiving feast today at Veeder. The children enjoyed a full, turkey dinner with all of the trimmings, including pumpkin and apple pie. Children tried new foods, learned a new song and had a …

CCHS Actors Stage Murders in the Heir

Colonie Central High School Line ‘n Cue actors staged an audience interactive murder mystery-comedy “Murders in the Heir” Nov. 17-18 in the Mark Cornell Auditorium. During the production, the audience participated and voted for who they thought the murderer was, and the second act was performed based on the audience’s choice. The actors, heirs of …