Veeder comes together to support student battling Leukemia

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, the Veeder school community came together to support first-grade student Anthony DiScipio who was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Students, faculty, and staff organized a pajama day fundraiser to support the DiScipio family. “We raised over $2,200 dollars,” said Veeder Elementary Principal Nora Sullivan. “We know the monetary support doesn’t …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Veeder Kindergarten class draws portraits of South Colonie Board of Education members to show appreciation

Monday, Oct. 19 marked the beginning of School Board Recognition Week, a week-long celebration that promotes the awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members. The South Colonie Central School District joined all public school districts across the state to celebrate and honor local board members for their commitment and dedication …

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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