Students Win Engineering Contest to Develop Lymphedema Shoe

Last year, Project Fibonacci partnered with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and various not-for-profit groups to host an engineering contest for students.  Nina and Cami  Tran, students at Colonie Central High School, submitted the winning proposal to partner with Rome Memorial Hospital for the purpose of developing a product for use by patients being treated …

Veeder Students Enjoy Cozy Reading Time

Veeder Elementary School students and parents gathered for a wonderful opportunity to read, get cozy and have a sweet treat afterwards.

Roessleville Students Show Empathy

Roessleville Elementary School held a Second Step assembly on January 25 to teach the students about empathy. Teachers had students demonstrate their understanding of empathy by working through real life scenarios. Following the assembly, students who were nominated by their teachers for practicing one of the three school bees, (Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe), …

National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Event organizers Coach Pam Hoerup and Coach Karen Bonitatibus led a group of Colonie coaches joined by University at Albany Coach Kate Rowen and U-Albany athletes at the National Girls and Women in Sports Day held at Colonie Central High School MUG on Saturday, Jan. 26. Colonie coaches Heather Dibiase, Al Anaya, Pam Hoerup, Marissa Shibbley, Lexi …

CCHS Grad Teaches Lisha Kill 5th Graders About Africa

Former South Colonie student Cherae Robinson and her son Trace presented to Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Stark’s fifth grade classes at Lisha Kill Middle School. The topic of their presentation was Africa before the Middle Passage. The students learned so much about African kingdoms — culture, innovations, and land were some topics covered. Ms. Robinson, as …

Forest Park January Awards

Forest Park Elementary School students were recognized by their teachers at Morning Program Jan. 25 for the new character trait for the month of January, Problem Solving (top photo). Coach Meacham and Coach Martin also recognized students for Achievement in Physical Education (bottom photo).

Lisha Kill 5th Graders Video Chat With Antarctica Scientists

Students in Mrs.Bell’s 5th grade Science classes at Lisha Kill Middle School got to speak with scientists working out of Palmer Station, a long-term ecological research station in the western peninsula of Antarctica. Student prepared by completing a six-day web quest, looking at information about Antarctica, the different penguin populations that live there, how climate …

Veeder Third Grade Chromebook Presentation

Mr. Lovett, South Colonie’s Supervisor of Instructional Technology and Innovation, visited Mrs. Ripps’ third graders at Veeder Elementary School to teach them how to take the Computer Based Tests on the Chromebook. A great presentation! View a Photo Gallery 

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