Lisha Kill Celebrates Cancer Fundraiser For Their Late Teacher

Lisha Kill Middle School students and staff came together in March to celebrate their very successful fundraising efforts for the Lymphoma Foundation in honor of their late teacher Shana Marra. Lisha Kill raised more than $5,000 in her name. Mrs. Marra died in January after a long illness. She was a teacher in South Colonie …

CCHS Musicians Perform at Spring Concerts

The Colonie Central High School symphonic band, orchestra 9 and string orchestra perform at spring concerts in March. (Photos by Communications Intern/CCHS student Sarah Hoffman) Spring Concert Photo Gallery

Sand Creek Actors Give Roessleville a Cinderella Preview

The Sand Creek Middle School Cast & Crew Drama Club visited Roessleville Elementary School this week to give a preview of their upcoming performance of  Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. They shared some song and dance with the elementary students and staff, and everyone had a great time participating in a question and answer session at …

CCHS String Orchestra Performs at NYSSMA Event

The Colonie Central High School grade 10-11 String Orchestra directed by Laurinda Halliday was chosen to perform at the 2018 NYSSMA Music In Our Schools Month Celebration at the Empire State Plaza in March. New York State Assemblymen Phil Steck spoke at the performance. CCHS String Orchestra NYSSMA Performance Photo Gallery

Forest Park Students Team on STEM Project

Fourth graders in Mrs. Geddes’ class and first graders in Miss Capobianco’s class at Forest Park Elementary School worked together on a spring themed STEM activity. Students were given toothpicks, marshmallows, and jelly beans to create a standing structure. The students always find it fun to work together with their buddy classes. Forest Park STEM …

Lisha Kill Names Bus Safety Poster Contest Winners

Lisha Kill Middle School students, under the direction of art teacher Christina Norris, participated in a school bus safety poster contest judged by South Colonie Transportation Director Peter Tunny and Instructional Supervisor Greg Bearup. The winners were as follows: Division 2 winners (grades 3-5) 1st place: Joshua Cuzdey 2nd place: Einas Faraj 3rd place: Lindsay …

New Saddlewood Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Saddlewood Elementary School, and the Safe Schools Committee, have adopted some new arrival and dismissal procedures related to student safety. They will be implemented following the April break. Principal’s Letter Overviewing New School Safety Procedures

Sweethearts and Heroes Brings Anti-Bullying Program to Sand Creek

The Sweethearts and Heroes Academy rolled into Sand Creek Middle School last Friday helping to educate students and staff about the impact bullying has on our schools. Presenters Tom Murphy and Rick Yarosh brought their powerful program to students in grades 5-8 during assemblies and classroom debriefing sessions. Sweethearts and Heroes is an organization that …

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