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Superintendent, CCHS Students Honored by CASDA

Posted April 20, 2017

South Colonie Superintendent of Schools Jonathan Buhner and two Colonie Central High School students were among those honored this spring by the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) for educational leadership. full story

CCHS' Battle for the Spotlight to be Staged April 27-28

Posted April 13, 2017

Colonie Central High School's spring production, Battle for the Spotlight, will be performed Thursday, April 27 and Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Mark Cornell Auditorium. All tickets are $5. Come and enjoy a night of drama and music. more information

Board of Education Adopts Proposed Budget For 2017-18 School year, Public Hearing Set For May 2

Posted April 12, 2017

The South Colonie Board of Education adopted a proposed $99.45 million budget for the 2017-18 school year on April 11. A public hearing on the budget will be held at 7 p.m., on Tuesday, May 2, at Saddlewood Elementary School. complete budget information

School Board Honors Eagle Scout, Presents Basketball Charity Funds

Posted April 11, 2017

The South Colonie Board of Education honored a Colonie Central High School student Tuesday night for earning the rank of Eagle Scout and presented funds from a district charity event to two local families. full story

CCHS Student One of '13 Kids Who Care'

Posted April 11, 2017

Mikayla Hulett began volunteering at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady four years ago. She’s a junior volunteer leader, organizing schedules and training other Sunnyview junior volunteers. view story

South Colonie Music Program Earns National Recognition Again

Posted April 11, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, South Colonie has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. full story

Please Take Our South Colonie Community Survey Today

Posted April 6, 2017

Do you live, work or study in the South Colonie Central School District? Good ... then we need your help! The South Colonie Board of Education and Leadership Team are seeking your input this spring by conducting a quick online survey. This anonymous survey will help assure decisions we make align with staff and community priorities. Please take 5 minutes to help us meet this goal. take survey

UPK Slots Still Available, Sign Up Today

Posted April 6, 2017

Slots are still available for the 2017-18 South Colonie Universal Pre-Kindergarten program so sign up your child today if qualified. more information (pdf)

Colonie Winter Athletes Have Exceptional Season

Posted March 28, 2017

Congratulations to all South Colonie winter coaches and athletes for a great sports season. full story

Year-End School Schedule Information

Posted March 28, 2017

Due to the fact that the district has used four snow days this year, students will be in attendance on Friday, May 26, for a regular school day. If there are no other school closures, the end of the year schedule will be as follows: Last day for Kindergarten - Friday, June 16; Kindergarten screenings - June 19-21, and last day for UPK and Grade 1-4 - Wednesday, June 21.

2017-18 Student Attendance Calendar

Posted March 22, 2017

The Board of Education has approved the student attendance calendar for the 2017-18 school year. calendar (pdf)

Have You Signed Up For Parent Today E-News?

With the start of the new school year around the corner make sure you sign up this year for Parent Today if you haven't done so already. The free bi-monthly email newsletter and companion blog address four "chapters" of a child's life - early learners, elementary school, middle school and high school - with stories about what is happening inside and outside the classroom. Sign up today at Select South Colonie from the drop down menu and enter District ID: 12205.

Sign Up For South Colonie School News Notifier

Sign up today for the South Colonie  “School News Notifier” (SNN), a system designed to help keep parents, staff and the community more in touch with what is happening at South Colonie Central Schools. SNN is an opt-in email alert system for which parents and residents can sign up to receive email alerts from the district. With SNN, district officials have the power to send updates and reminders about district activities or information about school closings and delays. Users can choose to receive any or all of the alerts, and they can unsubscribe at any time. Sign up today by clicking on the SNN icon. For more information about SNN, click here (pdf).