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The district is a central hub of activity in the community, particularly as it relates to educational and recreational opportunities available to children. This Community Announcements page is provided as a service to parents for informational purposes only. For more information about the activities and organizations listed below, please use the contact information provided with each entry. If you have a community announcement you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form.


Community Announcements

Town library offers Homework Helpers

High school honor students will be here at the Town Library to help younger kids with their homework!
The Homework Helpers program is free and open to students in 3rd grade & above. Tutors can help in all subject areas, including math, science, reading, and ESL. They will be here on Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 and Tuesday afternoons from 3:30-5:30, and kids may drop in at any time.
The dates for the fall are Mondays, September 29 to November 3 (no session on Columbus Day, October 13); and Tuesdays, September 30 - October 28 (no session on Election Day, November 4).

Kids Express to host an Open House and FAll Festival on Oct. 21

Kids Express will host an Open House, Fall Festival and Book Fair at the Maplewood School in Watervliet on Tuesday, October 21st from 4-6:30pm! Bring your kids along to enjoy our Bake Sale, Book Raffle, Face Painting and more!


Kids Express K-Wrap at the Maplewood School

Kids Express at the Maplewood School offers an enriching Kindergarten Wrap Program for students already enrolled in a half day Kindergarten! Our K-Wrap classroom is led by a dual-certified Kindergarten teacher and assistant, and provides an educational continuation to your child's Kindergarten day! For more information, call (518) 328-0430.


YMCA (North Colonie School District Students) - Before and After Care for Grades K-5

91 Fiddlers Lane Latham, NY 12110

Contact Lindsey Bergen at 785-4871 or via email


UPK at the Maplewood School

Kids Express now offers Universal Pre-K (UPK) at the Maplewood School in Watervliet! Children must be four years old by December 1st, 2014 to be eligible. If your child meets this age requirement, you are invited to fill out an application on our website! For more information, call (518) 328-0430, or email



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