South Colonie selects new name following 11 month process

In a move aimed at embracing values of strength and togetherness, the South Colonie School District has announced its decision to rebrand its identity, with the name ‘Wolf Pack’ emerging as the favored choice among stakeholders. The South Colonie board of education adopted the resolution during its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The …

Roessleville Third Grade Teacher Honored at Albany Common Council’s Black History Month Celebration

Roessleville Elementary School third-grade teacher, Laura McCallum Prosper, received a well-deserved award at the recent Black History Month Celebration hosted by the Albany Common Council. Recognized for her outstanding contributions to the community as a dedicated educator within the South Colonie School District, Prosper’s recognition came as a culmination of nearly three decades of unwavering …

Lisha Kill Student Named 2024 Winning Kid by Epilepsy Foundation

Lisha Kill Middle School announced today, 6th grade student Khrystian Benoit, has been selected as one of the 2024 Winning Kids by the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York. This recognition is awarded to children who demonstrate exceptional courage, bravery and a positive attitude while dealing with epilepsy. Each year, the Epilepsy Foundation carefully chooses …

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

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

Celebrating Kindness: iCare Students Seek Nominations for Kind Human of the Year

In a world where kindness often goes unnoticed, our Colonie Central High School  iCare students are on a mission yet again to shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes among us. The nomination window is now open for this year’s Kind Human of the Year award. Nominate someone now.  It all began with a simple …

Black History and the Arts: Celebrating Visual Excellence

As February unfolds, our school district highlights the importance of Black History Month under the theme “African Americans and the Arts.” To mark this celebration, the district welcomed three distinguished artists to the middle schools, each showcasing their unique talents and perspectives.  “Our goal with this event was to provide students with the opportunity to …

2/8: A statement from Superintendent Perry 

Dear South Colonie families, With great sadness, I must share the heartbreaking news that a Kindergarten student at Forest Park, Alina Sharifee, has passed away. Alina was a cherished member of the Forest Park school community, known for her kindness, intelligence and bright spirit. Her presence brightened the room and she will be deeply missed …

National School Counseling Week 2024: Recognizing Our Counselors’ Impact

South Colonie Central School District is proud to participate once again in National School Counseling Week held Feb. 5-9, 2024. In honor of this week of recognition, South Colonie would like to highlight the invaluable role school counselors play in shaping the academic, social and career success of our students. Sponsored by the American School …

South Colonie holds cake cutting ceremony in honor of 75th Anniversary

Today, the South Colonie Central School District commemorated its 75th Anniversary with a special cake cutting ceremony, marking 75 years since the merger of several Colonie school communities. In 1949, voters endorsed the historic merger with a decisive vote of 1083 to 680, unifying West Albany, Roessleville, Colonie Village, Maywood, Karner, and Shaker Road schools …

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