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PE award winners

A group of Forest Park Elementary School students were selected by Coach Meacham as winners of 2017 Physical Education Leadership Awards. full story

Summer Reading Information

Posted June 23, 2017

Summer is fast approaching and we at South Colonie Central Schools hope that all students will engage in reading throughout the summer. This year we are excited to launch a new Summer Reading structure for K-8. Students in K-8 can read any type of text they choose! We encourage students to explore a variety of texts including, but not limited to, books, newspapers, magazines, articles, audio books, and more! We have created a list of websites for students to visit if they are interested in suggested titles. Our librarians are also available to help! Have a super summer and keep reading! more information (pdf)

Forest Park 2017-18 School Supply Lists

Posted June 23, 2017

The 2017-18 school supply lists are now posted. view lists (pdf)

Sand Creek Welcomes Class of 2025

Posted June 15, 2017

Fourth graders from Shaker Road, Forest Park and Roessleville elementary schools traveled to Sand Creek Middle School on Wednesday to begin their transition to fifth grade in the fall. photo gallery

Forest Park Falcon New School Mascot/Logo

Posted June 8, 2017

The Forest Park Falcon has replaced the Turtle as the elementary school's new official mascot and logo. full story

Students Honored For Honesty and Integrity

Posted May 31, 2017

Forest Park Elementary School were nominated by their teachers for showing Honesty during May and Integrity during April. full story

CapCom Educator of Excellence

Posted May 26, 2017

Forest Park Elementary School would like to congratulate Lauren Reynolds for being recognized by CapCom as an Educator of Excellence. Mrs. Reynolds was one of three local educators to be recognized for her commitment to her classroom and her students. As a recipient of this award, Mrs. Reynolds will receive $500 to support an initiative in her classroom and will be recognized at a breakfast this June.

Forest Park PE Leadership Award Winners

Posted May 23, 2017

A group of Forest Park Elementary School students were selected by Coach Meacham as winners of 2017 Physical Education Leadership Awards. full story

South Colonie Capital Project Video Update

Posted May 16, 2017

South Colonie's ongoing capital improvement project, approved by voters in the fall of 2014, continues to move forward. Take a look at this video update. view video

Sand Creek Actors Ready For Oklahoma Production at Forest Park

Posted May 2, 2017

South Colonie Friends of Theater Arts helped to bring the cast from Sand Creek Middle School's production of Oklahoma to Forest Park and Roessleville Elementary Schools. photo gallery

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

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

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