Forest Park celebrates successful Ramadan food drive

Forest Park Elementary School recently wrapped up its annual Ramadan Food Drive with an outpouring of generosity and support from students, staff, and families. The school, known for its commitment to fostering empathy and compassion among its students, launched the food drive weeks ago to coincide with the start of Ramadan. Spearheaded by librarian Colleen …

CCHS Student earns prestigious UAlbany Award for College

CCHS student Alexa Taleporos has been recognized for her exceptional leadership qualities and remarkable service experiences by receiving the prestigious Capital District Leadership Award from the University at Albany. Established four years ago, the Capital District Leadership Award scholarship was introduced by UAlbany to honor students who exhibit outstanding leadership skills and a dedicated commitment …

Reflecting Forward: CCHS played a role in Campagna’s success and gives her reason to stay connected

Kelly Campagna (Dillon), spent her time at Colonie Central High School playing basketball and sharing memories through MySpace from 2006-2010. As Facebook was only on the rise, and texting through flip phones was starting to become normalized, the social climate of Colonie Central High School was different than it is today. Campagna, now a successful …

CCHS Life Skills students illuminate hope at American Cancer Society

This week students from Colonie Central High School’s Life Skills program recently visited the American Cancer Society to lend a helping hand in preparation for the upcoming Relay For Life events. The students took on the important task of testing tea lights, a vital component of the event’s heartfelt Luminaria Ceremony. During the Relay For …

3/27: Statement from Superintendent Perry

Dear South Colonie School Community,  With great sadness, I must share the heartbreaking news that an eighth grade student at Sand Creek Middle School, Hayley Allen, passed away yesterday afternoon following a medical emergency.  Haley held a special place in our Sand Creek and Forest Park school communities.  Her smile was a constant throughout her …

Lisha Kill welcomes professionals for annual Career Day

Eighth-grade students at Lisha Kill Middle School recently enjoyed another enlightening experience as they engaged in informative interactions with career professionals. This year’s Career Day featured seventeen professionals representing various fields of work. Through engaging class presentations, these individuals shared valuable insights into their roles and responsibilities, inspiring and educating our students.  “The students were …

South Colonie hosts capital region regional KidWind Competition; Sand Creek teams shine

On Saturday, March 23, the South Colonie Central School District hosted the Capital District Regional KidWind Competition at Sand Creek Middle School. Despite challenging weather conditions, several teams from the area participated in this wind-only event. Sand Creek Eighth graders Yubraj Yadav and Abel Renjith, also known as “The 2 Dominators,” soared to victory by …

Reflecting Forward: Student 75th Anniversary Essay; Capobianco’s Journey in Education

From hatching ducks in elementary school, to hatching chicks with her current first grade students, Anne Marie Capobianco relives many of the happy moments that made up her time at Colonie with a new generation of students.  Capobianco graduated from Colonie Central High School in 2010, and now teaches first graders at Forest Park Elementary …

South Colonie set to break ground on athletic turf field complex; Stage I of $120 million capital project begins

In a major step towards modernizing its facilities, the South Colonie Central School District is preparing to commence construction on a state of the art athletic turf field complex. This milestone comes on the heels of the approval of a $120 million capital project by South Colonie voters in October 2022. The project aims to …

Colonie mom and DEI advocate honored by Governor Hochul

In honor of Women’s History Month, the contributions of Keshana Owens-Cody, a devoted Colonie parent and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), have been recognized and recently honored by the office of Governor Hochul. Keshana Owens-Cody, a proud mother of four, has long been a driving force for positive change within Colonie. Holding roles …

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