Working Out Those Back to School Jitters

Anyone at home experiencing the first day of school jitters? They happen to everyone – even moms and dads! Our friends at Parent Today have a few helpful tips to help work through those pesky jitters and make day one a success! 

Sand Creek Science Teachers Participate in Summer Safari Workshop

Sand Creek Middle School teachers Stacey Sebert (7th and 8th grade science) and Jim Brown (grade 5/6 STEM), participated in a teacher professional development workshop in conservation science at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido, CA, in August. Housing was at the Safari Park’s Roar and Snore campground. Being in the park after hours …

Veeder Summer Pen Pals Come Together

Mrs. Backus, Veeder Elementary School Kindergarten teacher, continued her yearly tradition of meeting up with her summer pen pals. Kindergarteners love writing and just because it was summer didn’t mean they stop. It was a perfect summer to have some cold ice cream and share summer adventures. 

Board of Education Sets 2018-19 School Tax Rates, Tax Levy Increase Slightly Lower Than Projected

At its Aug. 21 meeting, the Board of Education approved final tax rates based on a 2.66 percent tax levy increase for South Colonie property owners for the 2018-19 school year. This school property increase is slightly lower than projected when residents approved the 2018-19 district budget on May 15. The proposed budget, at that time, …

Blot Appointed to Board of Education

Jamie Blot was appointed to the Board of Education on August 21 to fill the unexpired term of Leonard Motto. Motto resigned for personal reasons after serving 13 years on the school board. This seat will be up for election again in May. More Information on Jamie Blot  

Job Openings For Food Service Helpers

South Colonie schools has immediate job openings for part-time Food Service Helpers. Application deadline is Aug. 20. Food Service Helper Job Notice

Sand Creek 2018-19 Drama Club Productions

Announcing the Sand Creek Middle School Drama Club Productions for the 2018-19 school year: 2018-19 Sand Creek Production Poster