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students celebrate Chinese new year

Students in Mrs. Furze's third grade class at Forest Park Elementary School held a Chinese New Year celebration. full story

Student Participate at GE KidWind

Posted April 10, 2017

Students from Forest Park Elementary School, and Lisha Kill and Sand Creek Middle Schools participated at the General Electric's KidWind competition. more information (pdf)

Forest Park March Awards

Posted April 5, 2017

Forest Park Elementary School students were honored in March with a variety of awards at the end of the month Morning Program. full story

Forest Park Raises Nearly $10,000 Through Jump Rope For Heart

Posted March 21, 2017

Forest Park Elementary School students participated in Jump Rope for Heart initiative with Coach Meacham this year and raised $9,363.49 in support of the American Heart Association. full story

Forest Park Raises $200 in 'Green' For Best Buddies on St. Patrick's Day

Posted March 20, 2017

Forest Park Elementary School students wore green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and raise money to support the Best Buddies Program at Colonie Central High School. full story

Second Graders Host Animal Museum

Posted March 6, 2017

Second graders at Forest Park Elementary School hosted an Animal Museum as part of their nonfiction writing unit. view a photo gallery

Update on NYS Grade 3-8 Assessment Changes

Posted March 3, 2017

Following is a letter from South Colonie Assistant Superintendent for Instruction updating South Colonie parents on changes to the NYS Grade 3-8 assessments. letter (pdf)

Third Graders Study and Celebrate Chinese New Year

Posted February 17, 2017

Students in Mrs. Furze's third grade class at Forest Park Elementary School held a Chinese New Year celebration. full story

Students Honored With Character and PE Awards

Posted February 3, 2017

Forest Park Elementary School students were honored with Character and PE Awards at various events. full story

District Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking For New Forest Park Library

Posted December 21, 2016

A group of third graders joined South Colonie School officials, contractors and members of the Board of Education today for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Forest Park Elementary School library. full story and video

Forest Park Winter Mural Project

Posted December 16, 2016

Forest Park Elementary School third and fourth graders get into the season spirit by painting a mural along the main hallway. photo gallery

Forest Park Holiday Caroling

Posted December 16, 2016

Forest Park Elementary School third and fourth graders sing holiday carols for shoppers at Colonie Center mall under the direction of Mr. Ryan this December. photo gallery

Forest Park Third Graders Answer Veeder Elementary's Mannequin Challenge

Posted November 19, 2016

The third graders in Anne Marie Capobianco's class at Forest Park Elementary School accepted Mrs. Panucci's class' Mannequin Challenge. watch video

Students Honored For Showing Respect

Posted November 10, 2016

Forest Park Elementary School students were nominated by their teachers for showing Respect during the month of October. full story

Elementary School Children Learn About Food Allergies Through Grant

Posted November 1, 2016

South Colonie elementary schools were the recipients of a grant from FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) that brought Kyle Dine to educate them about food allergies last month. full story

Forest Park Kindergarteners Learn Fire Safety Tips

Posted October 26, 2016

Kindergarteners at Forest Park Elementary School learned about fire safety from Mr. Lattanzio, Mr. Ben, and Emma (a student from Mrs. Healy's class). full story

Letter About Forest Park Water Testing

Posted October 13, 2016

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that the District received today preliminary results of Forest Park water quality testing which is being performed in all of our schools in accordance with legislation signed by Governor Cuomo on September 6, 2016. more information (PDF)

Colonie Firefighters Visit Forest Park Morning Program

Posted October 13, 2016

Colonie firefighers visited Forest Park Elementary School during October Fire Prevention Month to prevent a program on fire safety. full story

Students Honored For Showing Responsibility

Posted October 4, 2016

Forest Park Elementary School students were nominated by their teachers for showing Responsibility during the month of September. full story

Welcome Back South Colonie Students and Staff

Posted September 8, 2016

View a back to school photo album representing students from all eight schools in the district. Facebook public photo album

Times Union Honors Third Grade Teacher Reynolds

Posted September 7, 2016

The Times Union newspaper has saluted Forest Park Elementary School third grade teacher Lauren Reynolds as a top educator in its back to school September issue. view story