Providing support for Afghani families in crisis

On August 31, 2021, the United States officially completed its military operations in Afghanistan. Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, this marks the beginning of a humanitarian crisis for many Afghani citizens; and their extended families. The impact of that scenario could lead directly to members of our local community. Resources are …

CCHS physics students participate in ‘Build a Boat and Hope it Floats Challenge’

Colonie Central High School physics teacher Mrs. Vernold is no stranger to performing magic for her students or using hands-on activities to engage students in learning.  This year is no exception. CCHS physic students kicked off the school year participating in a fun activity called “Build a Boat and Hope it Floats Challenge.”  Each team …

South Colonie to host football field naming ceremony in honor of beloved coach and teacher 

Last year, the South Colonie Board of Education received a request to memorialize the varsity football field in honor of South Colonie beloved coach and teacher the late Michael Ambrosio. In March of 2020, per board policy, the Board opened up public comment for 30 days via an online survey receiving nearly 2000 responses with …

Board of Education meeting set for Tuesday, September 7 at 7 p.m.

The South Colonie Board of Education will hold a board meeting on  Tuesday, September 7 at 7 p.m. This meeting will be held in person.  Link to view The meeting can be viewed on the South Colonie YouTube Channel beginning at 7 p.m. Board Meeting Public Comments The Public Comment section is an opportunity for …

Download the ParentSquare App! More Information Here!

ParentSquare is the new unified school-to-home communications application that has already been implemented at South Colonie. In early July, parents/guardians received a message at the email address the district has on file asking them to join ParentSquare and activate their accounts. Activating your account gives you the ability to familiarize yourself with ParentSquare and consider …

School meals are FREE for the 2021-22 school year

The South Colonie Food Services Department is pleased to announce that all meals are FREE to every enrolled student regardless of income. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is covering the cost of school meals during the 2021-22 school year. What does this mean for your household? All enrolled students will be eligible to receive …

South Colonie plans for fall; releases 2021-22 COVID-19 protocols 

The South Colonie Central School District has been working over the course of several months to formulate a plan outlining COVID-19 protocols and procedures for the upcoming school year.  In addition to reviewing recommendations and guidance from federal and state agencies, the District has incorporated feedback and recommendations from various stakeholder groups through its South …

Colonie Fall Athletics Update

This information was emailed to families in grades 9-12 on Sunday, Aug. 22. South Colonie Families, As we approach the 2021-22 school year, the Colonie Central High School Athletics Department is working to keep you up-to-date on the reopening process of our district and its impact on district athletics for the 2021-22 school year. The South Colonie …

Staff Orientation: Helping teachers become leaders in the school community

During the week of August 9,  the South Colonie School District led 26 new instructional staff through a model program aimed at developing meaningful discussion and reflection, while reviewing the district’s expectations as they pertain to its Vision, Mission, and Goal Achievement Statements.  The series of development initiatives, specifically designed to introduce new staff to …

South Colonie names long-standing administrator Deputy Superintendent 

On Tuesday, Aug 10, the South Colonie Board of Education announced the promotion of Timothy Backus to Deputy Superintendent of the South Colonie Central School District.  Beginning his career as a social studies teacher at Colonie Central High School in 1989, Backus will transition to his new role after serving most recently as the Assistant …

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