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Latham Ridge first graders hand deliver appreciation cards to soldiers

It’s an act of kindness Jennie Bauer has been doing in her classrooms since Desert Storm. This year, just like every other year, Mrs. Bauer had her first grade Latham Ridge students make cards for combat veterans, thanking them for their service, but this year the students received a special visit. »READ MORE

Hour of Code comes to North Colonie

It’s an event being held nationwide, and also happening within the North Colonie school district. The week of December 8-12 marks “Computer Science Education Week”, with schools around the country participating in “The Hour of Code.” It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to help students understand code and show that anybody can learn the basics. »READ MORE

Shaker High School Athletics earns top honor

During the 2013-14 school year, every Shaker High School Varsity team, (27 in total), maintained a GPA of 90 or above. At a recent Board of Education meeting, SHS was officially honored by the NYS Public High School Athletic Association as a Scholar Athlete School of Distinction. »READ MORE

Learning to keep kids safe on social media

In conjunction with the Colonie Police Department, Shaker Junior High School Counselor Stacey Angell and Shaker High School Counselor Robyn Hayes presented two evening programs in November for parents to learn how to keep their children safe while using social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Vine, and Kik. »READ MORE

Students' artwork graces gallery at the New York State School Boards Association

Annually the North Colonie Art Department displays a collection of student work in the Dodge Gallery of the New York State School Boards Association for a couple of months each fall. »READ MORE

Local veterans honored at North Colonie's Annual Veterans Day Celebration

North Colonie Central Schools recently held its Annual Veterans Day Celebration and honored eight ocal veterans with the North Colonie Patriot Award.»READ MORE

Two Shaker students named Commended Scholars

Amber McKay and Christopher McLean have been named Commended Scholars in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program.»READ MORE

Voters approve $2 billion ‘Smart Schools’ bond

New York voters have approved a $2 billion bond referendum that will provide each school district with funding for new educational technology and infrastructure improvements that could also include classroom space for prekindergarten programs. »READ MORE

Chamber Strings group helps Spanish Club celebrate Day of the Dead

Students of the Spanish club had a special treat at their meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 23, as the Chamber Strings group performed a "Día de los muertos" song. »READ MORE

Shaker High students, educators featured in State Education 'Multiple Pathways' video

The State Board of Regents recently approved multiple pathways to high school graduation, in the arts, humanities, CTE and STEM fields, and Shaker High School students and educators helped make the case to do so! »READ MORE

Ten alumni inducted into the Shaker High School Athletic Department Hall of Fame

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the all Sports Booster Club welcomed ten Shaker High School alumni into the Shaker High School Athletic Department Hall of Fame. »READ MORE

North Colonie Ranked No. 4 out of 83 Albany-area schools

The North Colonie Central School District has been ranked No. 4 in student performance in the Albany area in a report recently released by Business First. In total, 83 districts from throughout Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren and Washington counties were included in the rankings. »READ MORE

Students spend a 'Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary'

Last week, students elementary school students in the Gifted and Talented Program spent a “Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary,” taking samples of the water and soil at the Mayor James Cavanaugh Hudson Shores Park in Watervliet. »READ MORE

Seventh Graders learn hands-on at Camp Chingachgook

On October 3, the seventh grade teachers in Houston Hall at Shaker Junior High School moved their classes outside for a day of exploration, inquiry, and hands-on learning. To do this, students and teachers went to YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George, where students were able to learn in ways that would not be possible within the confines of a traditional classroom. »READ MORE

What Makes North Colonie a Great School District?

That question was recently asked of North Colonie students, teachers, and administrators, district-wide. Their answers were then compiled into a video, courtesy of Capital Region BOCES. »CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO

 

Mr. D. Joseph Corr
Superintendent of Schools
91 Fiddlers Lane
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 785-8591
Fax: (518) 785-5504

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