Spring 2020 sports practice locator now available

Colonie athletics spring sports practice locator information is now available below.  A print version of this information is also available on ASPEN.  Baseball Softball Lacrosse Boys Lacrosse Girls Track & Field Boys Track & Field Girls Tennis Boys Varsity Track & Field Coed Baseball Varsity School: High School Start Date: March 9 First Practice Location: …

South Colonie serves up something special for National School Breakfast Week

National School Breakfast Week is celebrated every March to focus on the importance of proper nutrition each morning to jump-start the learning process for students. According to  the School Nutrition Association (SNA) students who eat breakfast daily are more likely to reach higher levels of achievement and have better concentration and memory.  This March, South Colonie …

Hall of Fame committee is now accepting nominations for the Colonie Central High School Hall of Fame

The Board of Education Hall of Fame committee is now accepting nominations for the Colonie Central high School Hall of Fame Class of 2020.  Deadline to submit applications is April 1.  The Board of Education selection committee will meet later that month to make its selections and Hall of Fame inductees will be announced in …

South Colonie to host 61st Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference

South Colonie Central School District faculty will team up with the Hudson-Mohawk Valley Area Mathematics conference committee to host the 61st Annual Hudson-Mohawk Valley Mathematics Conference.  The conference will be held on Saturday, March 14 at Colonie Central High School. “We are thrilled to be hosting this year’s conference,” said Superintendent of Schools Jonathan Buhner.  …

Local TV anchor and columnist John Gray visits Roessleveille Elementary

Students gathered in the cafeteria at Roessleveille Elementary on Thursday, Feb. 13 waiting patiently for local TV anchor and columnist John Gray to share his story. Gray spent the morning with the students reading his book “Keller’s Heart” which depicts an important message that it is okay to be different and everyone needs a friend. …

Lisha Kill 7th graders experience service learning

Mr. Obermayer’s 7th grade social studies students are currently learning about the formation of the U.S. government.  A component of our Constitution is citizenship.  As a service learning project, each student made a “sock penguin” to give to a family member for Valentine’s Day.  In addition, the students made hearts for the residents at the …

CCHS iCare students partner with 99.5 The River to make prom dreams come true

Students collect nearly 275 dresses in support of the ‘Pay Less for the Dress’ program Colonie Central High School iCare students have once again teamed up with 99.5 The River to support their ‘Pay Less for the Dress’ Program. The students collected dresses for four-weeks culminating with a visit from 99.5 The River’s morning show …

Lisha Kill SoCoRobo competes in regional tournament

Congratulations to FIRST Lego League team 33924 on their performance in the Hudson Valley Regional FLL tournament on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Dutchess Community College. The Lisha Kill middle school student robotics team, led by Mrs. Hynes, competed in a robotics game and gave presentations on robotics design, project research, and core values for this …

Ms. Sebert’s 8th grade class works with scientists in Antarctica

Over the past several weeks, students in Ms. Sebert’s 8th grade class have been working with scientists, Dr. Matt Oliver from the University of Delaware and Dr. Josh Kohut from Rutgers University, in studying the polar regions. By working through lab activities and creating their own demonstrations, students were able to model what occurs in …

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