Shaker Road Elementary Spreads Holiday Cheer with Animal Shelter Donation Drive

In the true spirit of giving, Shaker Road Elementary School’s second-grade team, led by and Ms. Stross, embarked on a heartwarming initiative this holiday season. Instead of traditional teacher gifts, they encouraged families to join them in contributing donations to the Mohawk Hudson Animal Shelter. The response from the Shaker Road community was nothing short …

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 …

Shaker Road’s Kristy Scalise Named Honoree for 2023 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

In a heartwarming and inspirational turn of events, the Shaker Road School community has come together to celebrate and support one of their own. Kristy Scalise, a dedicated staff member at Shaker Road, has been named one of the honorees for this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, a testament to her incredible journey …

Shaker Road participates in Walk, Ride or Roll  to School Day

Shaker Road staff members have dedicated the past 15 years to inspiring students to embrace the outdoors, instilling in them the importance of environmental awareness, and creating memories. Their annual event, “Walk, Bike, or Roll to School Day,” held on Wednesday, Oct. 4, stands as a testament to the school’s continued dedication to both environmental …

Shaker Road Supply List 2023-24 School Year

Please see the supply lists below by grade level for the 2023-24 school year. Supply list by grade Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade

Snakes & monkeys & toucans, oh my!; Shaker Road 3rd graders perform “The Rumpus in the Rainforest

The 3rd graders at Shaker Road brought students and faculty together for their performance of “The Rumpus in the Rainforest”. Complete with songs, costumes and a strong message, the play was a great success and showed off what these students have been learning throughout the year. “The students developed their own choreography and helped to …

Shaker Road students participate in schoolwide shared reading experience

Students at Shaker Road Elementary School enjoyed taking part in a schoolwide shared reading experience through the New York State Reading Association’s Charlotte Award. Over the past several months students read a variety of recently-published books from the Charlotte Award ballot.  They voted for their favorites, along with students from around the state.  Thanks to …

Students, start your engines! Shaker Road Elementary Hosts Egg Car Races

Shaker Road Elementary hosted the championship event for their egg car races. After many car inspections and trial races, the top four cars from each class met up for the final match to race with each other. The students gathered in the cafeteria to cheer each other on. The egg cars were due a week …

Shaker Road third graders hold Expert Book Author Celebration; Students present book projects

Third graders in Mrs. Lettus’ and Mrs. White’s class at Shaker Road Elementary shared their “expert” books with friends and families at the Expert Book Author Celebration. For this assignment, each student picked a topic that they were an “expert” in and created a nonfiction book about it. The students quickly got to the task …

Shaker Road kicks off 12th annual BROvember movement in the fight to end prostate cancer

For the 12th consecutive year, the brave men at Shaker Road Elementary join efforts with Principal Dollard in a no-shave November to bring awareness to men’s health issues and to support the fight to end prostate cancer. “Annually, the day after Halloween is celebrated with a clean shave and then the razor gets put away …

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