Thirty-two students inducted into the 2020-21 CCHS National Honors Society

Thirty-two Colonie Central High School students were inducted into the 2020-21 National Honor Society. “Membership in National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be granted to a high school student, ” said Principal Kachadurian. “These students are receiving recognition of outstanding performance in both the classroom and the community. “ A …

Deadline extended: Families with students in grades 7-12 wishing to shift to in-person hybrid instruction for the second semester need to notify the district by Dec. 7

Parents and guardians who have child(ren) in grades 7-12  currently participating in all remote learning are asked to fill out this form by Monday, December 7 by 5 p.m. if they would like their child to return to in-person hybrid instruction for the second semester. This feedback will provide time for the district to shift …

South Colonie announces new cultural proficiency initiative

The South Colonie Central School District’s work around diversity and inclusion moves forward on multiple fronts with the expansion of committee work and the continued commitment to enhancing the overall school environment, addressing diversity, inclusion, and equity across the district.  “While South Colonie created its Diversity and Inclusion Committee back in 2018 in order to …

Virtual FAFSA workshop set for Tuesday, Dec. 8

Virtual FAFSA Information Workshop for Seniors Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. Financial aid advisors will provide vital information and assistance with completing the FAFSA. Space is limited. Register Now To register for the FAFSA workshop, please email Mrs. Bonafide at bonafidel@scolonie.org or call the Counseling Center at 459-1220 ext. 1030. Please give your name, …

Veterans Day: A view from Colonie Central High School

On our day-to-day travels, it can be easy to overlook the memorial that honors South Colonie Central School District students, past and present, that have served in the United States Armed Forces, many of whom have given the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Located in front of the Colonie Central High School, the monument was …

State cancels January 2021 High School Regents Examination Program

On Thursday, Nov. 5, Interim State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced that the January 2021 administration of the High School Regents Examination Program is canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  The cancellation applies to all Regents examinations that had been scheduled for the January 2021 Regents Examination period.  No decisions have been made …

South Colonie announces 2020 “Stuff the Bus” Toys for Tots Campaign dates

South Colonie Central School District announced today its continued partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the Village of Colonie for the 2020 “Stuff the Bus” Toys for Tots Campaign. For the 14th consecutive year, the district will host numerous toy collection drives to ensure children in the community receive gifts during the holiday …

SEFCU offering 90-minute free webinar to address needs of college-bound high school students

Join the SEFCU Institute for Financial Well-Being for Paying for Higher Education, a webinar designed to address the unique needs of college-bound high school students and their families. In this 90-minute free webinar we’ll cover:   Navigating the financial aid process (FAFSA) Developing strategies to pay for college Hidden costs of college All of your pertinent …

CCHS students named Multicultural High School Scholar awardees

Late last week, nearly two dozen CCHS students were notified that they were the recipient of the 33rd Annual Multicultural High School Scholar’s Award by UAlbany. The award recognizes Upstate New York high school students for their distinguished academic performance and school and community involvement. All recipients received an award certificate along with instructions for …

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