Forest Park Hosts Author Orloff

Forest Park Elementary School hosted author, Karen Kuafmann Orloff, Wednesday in the library. Mrs. Orloff read her books and talked about how books are made. She collaborated with third and fourth grade students to make up their own story and answered questions students had about being an author. Thank you to the Forest Park PTA …

Sweethearts and Heroes Visits CCHS

March brought one of our favorite motivational organizations back to Colonie Central Central High School to talk with us about Cyberbullying. Sweethearts and Heroes put on an amazing 80-minute assembly for our freshman and sophomores as well as held two breakout sessions for emerging student leaders.  Tom Murphy and Rick Yarosh continue to captivate, inspire …

South Colonie Hosts Multicultural Festival

The Sand Creek Middle School gymnasium was alive March 9 with sights, sounds and flavors from around the world as families, teachers and community members came together to celebrate the diversity of cultures that make up our student body. The 2018 Multicultural Festival included over 35 family-run culture booths offering food samples, informational displays and …

District Presents First Draft of Proposed 2018-19 Budget

The first draft of the proposed 2018-19 South Colonie Central School District budget was presented to the Board of Education on March 6. The first draft of the budget totals $102,116,146 with a budget-to-budget change over the current school year of +$2,658,897 or 2.67 percent. It also includes an estimated tax levy increase of 2.8 …

CCHS iCARE Helps Veeder Kindergarteners with Math

Kindergarteners in Laura Backus’ class at Veeder Elementary School had a blast practicing their addition facts and teen numbers with helpers from the Colonie Central High School iCARE program. ICARE/Veeder Math Photo Gallery

South Colonie School Administrators Part of School Safety Panel Discussion

Two South Colonie administrators joined members of law enforcement, other school administrators, the mental health community and municipal leaders to at special forum entitled “Keeping our Kids Safe: Life after Parkland, FL.” Forest Park Elementary School Principal Jill Penn and Colonie Central High School Associate Principal Thomas Kachadurian were part of a panel discussion that …

CCHS Lady Raider State Playoff Action

Another great season ends for the Colonie Central High School Lady Raiders with a 72-63 loss to West Genesee in the state playoffs on Saturday. Photos by Robert Goo at www.goosphotos.com Lady Raider Game Photo Gallery

Lisha Kill 3-on-3 Tournament Raises $469 for Scholarships

Thanks to all who came out to support Lisha Kill Middle School’s  3-on-3 Basketball Tournament  which raised $469 for the Ross Buddenhagen and Justin Mirabile Scholarship Funds. The teacher team of Jonathan Lapoint, Eric Obermayer and Amy Thomas made it through a few rounds. The winners were Jason Rogers,  Tyler Sauseville  and Zach Ashline.  The …

CCHS Senior Lineman Briggs Recognized as NFF Scholar-Athlete

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame has named Colonie Central High School senior football lineman Tyler Briggs as the Colonie Scholar-Athlete for 2017. Each year, the NFF hosts a dinner honoring 60 high school and college scholar-athletes from throughout the Capital District. This year’s Scholar-Athlete Recognition dinner was held on March 5.  From the group of …

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