Local Heroes from Hoffman’s Car Wash Deliver Snacks to Roessleville Elementary

Employees Organize Snack Drive for Students In a display of community spirit, employees from Hoffman’s Car Wash rallied together to organize a snack drive, donating snacks to Roessleville Elementary School.  Recognizing a need that many families in our community have, employees at Hoffman’s Car Wash decided to take matters into their own hands. They began …

Preparing for the Unthinkable: Colonie Schools and Atomic Raids in 1951

Flashback to 1951, a time when the shadow of the Cold War loomed large over the U.S.. The fear of atomic warfare was palpable, and in Colonie, the residents were not immune to the tensions of the era. The directive from General Lucius Clay, Director of Civilian Defense, had arrived, and it set the town’s …

Unveiling the History of Our Alma Mater: A Tune Rooted in Tradition

In the heart of our school district’s rich history lies a story of creativity. Our Alma Mater, a symbol of pride and unity, was born in 1956 through the collaboration of two talented students, senior Patrick Longo and junior Judy Hoffman. Set to the timeless melody of “Love Me Tender” by Elvis Presley, the Alma …

Forest Park Students Embrace Responsibility in First Morning Program Assembly of the Year

Forest Park Elementary School kicked off the new school year with a message about responsibility during their first morning program assembly. This week’s assembly took place in the school’s cafeteria, where students and staff gathered to explore the theme of responsibility. ENL teacher Briana Gualtieri opened the assembly with a warm welcome, emphasizing the vital …

Roessleville Teachers Lead School Wide Assembly on the Zones of Regulation

Empowering Students to Understand and Manage Their Emotions The dedicated teachers at Roessleville Elementary School recently gathered the entire student body for a special assembly focused on understanding and managing emotions. The event, held in the school’s cafeteria, aimed to introduce students to a valuable tool known as the “Zones of Regulation.”.  The assembly provided …

New Electric Vehicle Chargers Now Available for Public Use at South Colonie Schools

South Colonie recently announced the launch of electric vehicle (EV) chargers, now accessible for public use at all South Colonie schools, with the exception of Saddlewood/District Office and the High School which will be live in the coming weeks. This initiative is a significant step in the district’s commitment to sustainability and reducing the carbon …

Empower Future Generations: Support Dollars for Scholars in Honor of South Colonie’s Anniversary

As South Colonie School District proudly embarks on its 75th-anniversary school year, we invite our community members, alumni, parents, and friends to join us in a special initiative that celebrates this historic milestone while creating lasting opportunities for our students. We are thrilled to introduce the “Dollars for Scholars in Honor of 75 Years” Campaign, …

CCHS Senior named Semifinalist in the 2024 National Merit® Scholarship Program

Colonie Central High School senior, Ryan Staley, has achieved the impressive status of being named a Semifinalist in the 2024 National Merit® Scholarship Program. The announcement was made on September 14 by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, based in Evanston, IL. This prestigious recognition is part of a nationwide competition that offers nearly $28 million …

South Colonie Educators Celebrate Tenure Achievements

South Colonie Central School District Board of Education members recently recognized 19 South Colonie teachers at its meeting on Sept. 12. Marked by pride and appreciation, the district honored these teachers for achieving the highly regarded milestone of tenure. “Tenure is a testament to the enduring dedication of these educators to our students and our …

75th Edition Introducing Gordon Turner: A Journey from Cannon Balls to Career Success

Gordon E. Turner was a member of the Class of 1953, which predates the official opening of Colonie Central High School. His educational journey was intertwined with the early days of the school district’s expansion, as the high school transitioned from Roessleville to the newly established Colonie Central High School that our students attend today.  …

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