April Resourcefulness and PE Awards

Forest Park Elementary School students were recognized at April’s Morning Program for Resourcefulness (top photo), the school’s character trait of the month. Students were also recognized by Coach Meacham and Coach Martin for excellence in Physical Education (bottom photo).

Sand Creek Hall of Fame Science

Students in Master Teacher Stacey Sebert’s physical science classroom at Sand Creek Middle School had the unique opportunity to zoom chat with an educator, Richard Payne, from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. The program is called Science on the Sandlot and it discusses such things as Newton’s Laws, waves, friction, speed and …

Sand Creek Cast & Crew Stages Cinderella

The Sand Creek Middle School Cast & Crew actors staged the spring musical Cinderella to big crowds in April. Photos by Colonie Central High School communications intern senior Sarah Hoffman. Sand Creek Cast & Crew Cinderella Photo Gallery

Two Newcomers Running Unopposed For Two Seats on Board of Education

Two newcomers, Stephanie Cogan and Colleen Gizzi, are running unopposed for two open seats on the Board of Education. Incumbents Christine Badger Mele and Shelle Jaquish are not seeking re-election to office. Stephanie Cogan Stephanie Cogan is a lifelong resident of the district. She became active in district affairs when her children were in school, …

Veeder Earth Day Show and Tell

Veeder Elementary School Kindergartners in Mrs. Backus’ class participated in an Earth Day Show and Tell. Their assignment was to reuse objects from home to make something new instead of discarding them as trash. Some of the clever things they made included plant containers, a truck, a new pencil holder, an outside living scene, a …

CCHS Girls Track & Field Action

Colonie Central High School Girls Track & Field action from the April 23 home meet. Photos by Robert Goo at www.goosphotos.com. CCHS Girls Track and Field Photo Gallery

South Colonie’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition

For the sixth consecutive year, South Colonie has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. …

CCHS Boys Tennis Action

Colonie Central High School Boys Tennis action. Photos by Robert Goo at www.goosphotos.com. CCHS Boys Tennis Photo Gallery

Veeder Cleans Up For Earth Day

Veeder Elementary School Kindergartners had a blast cleaning up the school grounds in recognition of Earth Day. We found lots of pencils, lollipop wrappings, plastic and other trash. The windy weather didn’t deter us from making our Earth shine. Veeder Earth Day Clean Up Photo Gallery Veeder Earth Day Celebration Video