PTSA November Craft Fair Features CCHS Student Groups

Thanks to all who attended the extremely successful 36th annual Colonie Central High School PTSA Fall Craft Fair on November 23. In addition to the 75-plus vendors of handmade crafts, three community/school groups were featured.  The CCHS Class of 2021 hosted a bake sale South Colonie Dollars for Scholars (which has raised $386,000 in scholarships …

Sand Creek Teachers Present at STANYS Conference

Sand Creek Middle School teachers Stacey Sebert and Hope Bigwarfe presented at the STANYS conference in November. Sebert presented on her summer work with the Maury Project and SWARM Project called “Oceanography and Polar Regions.” Her second presentation was with other Earth Science Master Teachers called “Building Science Understanding from an Early Age” where she …

CCHS Life Skills Program Celebrates Thanksgiving

Mrs. Martinez and Mrs. Satin’s Life Skills Development Program celebrated their third annual Thanksgiving feast with family and friends at Colonie Central High School.  Students worked hard during the month of November shopping, and creating table settings, place mats, centerpieces and cooking a variety of food for everyone to enjoy. It was a good time …

Sand Creek Student Video Conferences on Lichens and Polar Regions

Students in Stacey Sebert’s seventh and eighth grade science classes held video conferences at Sand Creek Middle School this month during their study hall and lunch periods. Sand Creek Video Conference Photo Gallery The first video conference was with the Smithsonian Museum. The program is called #Sciencehow and this month the program was titled “What’s …

Veeder First Grade Digraph Exercise

First graders in Ms. O’Connor’s class at Veeder Elementary School had fun and got moving today as they hunted for digraphs throughout the classroom.

Village of Colonie Teaches Forest Park About Recycling

Chris Ciota and his wife Katie Ciota joined the staff and students at Forest Park Elementary School in November to educate everyone about the importance of recycling.  Mr. and Mrs. Ciota used a game to help students identify the difference between trash and recycling and reinforced the importance of caring for our village and environment …

Forest Park Students Are Thankful

Forest Park Elementary School students were recognized at Morning Program by their teachers today for exhibiting the character trait of the month —Thankfulness.

50th Day of School For Veeder Kindergartners

Today was the 50th day of school for South Colonie Kindergartners so Mrs. Backus’ class at Veeder Elementary School did a variety of counting tasks to celebrate the number 50. More Photos From the 50th Day of School

Sand Creek 7th Graders Perform Community Service

Sand Creek Middle School sent 200 students out into the community to complete a service learning project this month. The seventh graders, teachers and parent volunteers took school buses and went to one of 15 different locations across the Colonie area. Students performed many different tasks from raking leaves at the Marillac Family Shelter, to …

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