Sand Creek Rocket Research

Students in Ms. Sebert’s 7th grade physical science classes at Sand Creek Middle School are studying forces and motion. During this unit, students worked in groups, building a straw rocket. Their ultimate goal was to get their rocket to travel the farthest distance. Distance and time were measured each test and the speed was calculated …

Raider Boys Lacrosse, Tennis and Lady Raider Softball Action

Spring is here and time for Colonie Central High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse, Boys Varsity Tennis and Lady Raider Varsity Softball. Photos by Robert Goo at goosphotos.com Boys Lacrosse, Boys Tennis and Girls Softball Photo Gallery

Third Grade Parent Surprise Reader in Roessleville Class

Mike Breslin, Charlotte’s dad, was a surprise guest reader in Mrs. LoPresti’s third grade class at Roessleville Elementary School. He made the book “The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors” come alive with a variety of voices and funny faces. We all enjoyed his reading and the book.

CCHS Artist Work Honored in Albany

Colonie Central High School senior Paula Murillo- Nunez had her artwork selected for the Regional Juried High School Art Show held at Albany Center Gallery during the month of April. More than 500 pieces in various media were submitted, with only 105 pieces being selected from the 25 school districts participating. Paula also received a …

Roessleville Kindergartners Engage in Writer’s Workshop

Mrs. Jaskot’s Kindergarten class at Roessleville Elementary School has been learning about nonfiction in Writer’s Workshop. They have been choosing to write about topics they know a lot about, writing facts, and including text features. Today, they started writing nonfiction books with a partner to experience being a co-author. Students are also working on working …

CCHS Student Artwork Captures Awards at Niskayuna Show

Colonie Central High School Art teachers Christine Festin and Justin Defazzio entered their students into the 2019 Media Arts Show at Niskayuna High School. Many area schools competed in the Digital Arts Competition. Lily Youngs took home a 3rd place award for Photography and Christian Uzzo took an honorable mention for his work in Graphic …

Veeder Third Grade Student Author Celebration

Mrs. Ripps’ third graders at Veeder Elementary School hosted a student author celebration. Families were invited to come to the Veeder library to see the results of a three-month long animal research project that each child produced. The project involved Science, Social Studies, Reading and Writing. Starting with note-taking from the selected animal books, to …

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