CCHS Chamber Singers Immerse Themselves in Musical Exploration at SUNY Schenectady

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, the Chamber Singers of Colonie Central High School (CCHS) and members of the AMUS 245 Rudiments of Music class embarked on an unforgettable field trip to SUNY Schenectady Community College School of Music. Dean Christopher Brellochs, the orchestrator of the enriching experience, extended a warm welcome to the group, arranging an …

CCHS Singers Hit the Right Notes at CBS 6 Melodies of Christmas

In a celebration of talent, two seniors from Colonie Central High School (CCHS), Quinn Maguire (Soprano) and Delaney Wickham (Tenor), took to the Proctors main stage during the CBS 6 Melodies of Christmas event held from December 14 to 17. Maguire and Wickham’s journey was marked by auditions, hard work and weekly rehearsals that started …

South Colonie Spring 2024 Continuing Education Registration Now Open

South Colonie offers Continuing Education for all adults. Minimum fees are charged for registration, instruction and materials. Spring 2024 program registration is now open. View the complete course offerings here.  When registering online for a Continuing Education class you will be using the MySchoolBucks Program. You have the option to set up an account or checkout as a guest. Continuing Education Online Payment  Continuing Education Special …

Holiday Helpers: South Colonie Transportation Department Delivers Food to Families

For the past five years, South Colonie’s transportation department has participated in a food delivery initiative centered around the holiday season. Transportation Director, Brian Sim; along with Supervisor of Special Programs, Bill Boardman, and the members of the South Colonie bus garage, were able to collect enough food to deliver a full box to 30 …

High School Senior Samantha Zorian Completes Forensic Information Program

The Forensic Information Curriculum School is an exceptional opportunity for students to interactively learn from forensic scientists currently working within the field. This program is in conjunction with the New York state troopers, and allows students to learn from other professionals within the New York State Police Crime Laboratory System. This year was the first …

A Glimpse of College Life: Colonie ENL Students Visit HVCC

Colonie English as a New Language (ENL) students recently participated in an engaging field trip to Hudson Valley Community College in November, marking an enriching experience that went beyond the classroom. The trip was led by ENL teacher Stacey Swanson, College and Career Counseling Center coordinator Kristin Mesick, and counselor Brendan DiLello. During their visit, …

South Colonie releases 2023-24 Lead Testing of School Drinking Water Report

Pursuant to a law mandating that New York State public schools conduct lead testing on all sources of water used for drinking or cooking purposes, the South Colonie Central School District has worked with an independent testing vendor to ensure proper compliance with the regulation.  If lead is found at any water outlet at levels …

Colonie Central High School’s Life Skills Class: Cozy Blankets for a Cause!

The Life Skills class at Colonie Central High School proves to be a enriching elective for all participating students. This class provides students with the opportunity to engage in the community, developing not only their social skills but also their proficiency in money management. The primary objective is to equip them for life in their …

South Colonie announces retirement of longstanding educator Deputy Superintendent Timothy Backus

South Colonie Central School District Board of Education recently announced the retirement of longstanding educator and Deputy Superintendent Timothy Backus. After 35 years of dedicated service and commitment to the growth and success of the South Colonie students and families, Backus has decided to embark on the next chapter in his journey. Formally announcing his …

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