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 …

Third graders participate in Shaker Road flag project

In celebration and recognition of Veterans Day, third-graders at Shaker Road Elementary just finished a United States unit where they learned all about American Flags. The students discussed what each part of the flag represented and even got to create their own flags to represent Shaker Road Elementary. Check out the slideshow to see their …

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 …

ENL program delivering important skills at South Colonie

Many of us take for granted the ability to communicate in English. Our days are routinely easy to navigate as it pertains to day-to-day communication with business colleagues, family, friends and our community members. What seemed difficult as a child, has become second nature for many of us. Most individuals start early in their educational …

Calendar Alert: Changes made to the South Colonie District Calendar

Calendar Alert: The following information below is being shared with our families as changes have been made to the district calendar. Tuesday, November 3 Please note that Tuesday, Nov. 3 will be a Parent Conference Day for grades UPK-6 and also a Professional Development Day for Grades 7-12. There will be no school for students …

USDA extends free meals for kids through end of the school year

Late last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the extension of flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be available to all children throughout the entire 2020-2021 school year. This unprecedented move is part of USDA’s unwavering commitment to ensuring all children across America have access to nutritious food as the nation …

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