Sand Creek’s Character Recognition Celebration

Sand Creek Middle School’s character recognition program, initiated in 2022, has become a cornerstone of fostering positive character traits within the student body. Aligned with the school’s social and emotional learning (SEL) curriculum, Second Step– the school hosts monthly celebrations highlighting various traits such as bravery, kindness, gratitude, integrity, empathy, perseverance, poise, humility and teamwork. …

South Colonie announces free meals for all students effective Dec. 1 

Beginning, Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, all students at South Colonie Central School District will enjoy the benefit of receiving free complete breakfast and lunch meals at school.  This development, made possible through the expansion of the federal Community Eligibility Provision, aims to ensure that every student has access to nutritious meals without any cost to …

Pre-Order Your Tickets for Sand Creek’s Willy Wonka Jr.

Synopsis: Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir is a golden ticket to adventure. The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film, in addition to …

Former Sand Creek Students Unite for Kisling

Two former Sand Creek students, Jack Cronin and Alex Varin, recently came together in honor of their former teacher, Ms. Kisling, who has been bravely battling cancer for over a year. When they learned about Ms. Kisling’s challenging journey, the two sprang into action. They gathered cash donations from friends, family, neighbors, and community members, …

Celebrating Milestones: Sand Creek Middle School 8th Graders Moving Up Ceremony

Sand Creek Middle School students and families joined together at the Colonie Central High School MUG on Friday, June 23 in celebration of their eighth-grade students moving up to the high school. The event was filled with pride, joy, and a sense of accomplishment as families, educators, the school community came together to celebrate the …

2023 Summer School Program

Summer Program Classes to be held at Lisha Kill Middle School Click here for a printable version. Course Offerings High School English 9, 10, 11 Algebra 1 Algebra 2 Geometry Global 9, 10 U.S. History & Government Earth Science Living Environment Chemistry Health Economics Physical Education Spanish 2, 3 (NYCAL Checkpoint A exam TBD) Middle …

Sand Creek teaches history through personal narratives; Brings Holocaust survivor to campus to share remarkable story

In a powerful display of resilience and remembrance, Sand Creek Middle School recently welcomed Holocaust survivor Ivan P. Vamos to speak to students about his extraordinary journey during one of history’s darkest times. The event, organized by teacher Nina Kaplan, aimed to educate and inspire young minds by providing firsthand accounts of the Holocaust and …

History comes alive at Sand Creek Middle School

Excitement filled the halls at Sand Creek Middle School today as three esteemed experts on American wars descended upon the campus, providing an unforgettable learning experience for seventh-grade students. Ms. Medved and Mr. Sanders, the dynamic social studies duo, orchestrated this opportunity for their students to delve deeper into their study of the Civil War. …

Sand Creek School Community Unites to Celebrate Bus Drivers

The Sand Creek school community recently rallied together to honor and express their heartfelt appreciation for the dedicated bus drivers who play an indispensable role in the lives of students. A special event was organized to showcase the collective gratitude and support for these unsung heroes, highlighting their essential contributions to the safe and reliable …

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