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Mrs. Wagner posing with 2 students

Alexandra Wagner, Kindergarten teacher at Saddlewood Elementary School, was honored with the Kenneth L. Coons Teacher of Excellence Award 2017. 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)

Saddlewood 2017-18 School Supply Lists

Posted June 23, 2017

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

Norton CapCom Make a Difference Award Winner

Posted June 20, 2017

Congratulations to Saddlewood Elementary School teacher Sarah Norton for being recognized as a 2017 CapCom Making a Difference Award winner. This award recognizes educators for making an outstanding commitment to their students. Mrs. Norton will receive a $500 award to help support supplies and programs in her classroom. 

Saddlewood Kindergarten Teacher of Excellence

Posted June 19, 2017

Alexandra Wagner, Kindergarten teacher at Saddlewood Elementary School, was honored with the Kenneth L. Coons Teacher of Excellence Award 2017. full story

Saddlewood Elementary Math Masters

Posted June 17, 2017

Students in Mrs. Mitchell's second grade class at Saddlewood Elementary School worked on mastering all addition facts in under three seconds. photo gallery

Saddlewood Alumni Return For Senior Walk Through

Posted June 17, 2017

Eight former Saddlewood students, who are now members of the Colonie Central High School Class of 2017, returned to their elementary school this week as special guests of the fourth grade class. full story

Saddlewood Help a Habitat Project

Posted June 16, 2017

Saddlewood Elementary School second graders participated in the second part of the Help A Habitat Program at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center in June. photo gallery

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

Saddlewood Team Qualify for Odyssey of the Mind State Competition

Posted March 10, 2017

Congratulations a team of students from Saddlewood Elementary School who are among four South Colonie team moving on to the state level of the Odyssey of the Mind competition. more information and view a photo gallery

Saddlewood Fourth Grader Walks Red Carpet For Ronald McDonald House Charities

Posted January 30, 2017

Saddlewood Elementary School fourth grader Savannah Hulett, a student in Mrs. Danahy's class, walked the red carpet for the second year in the Winter Fashion Show benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. full story

Saddlewood Holds Candy House Decorating Party

Posted December 23, 2016

Second graders from Saddlewood Elementary School held their annual candy house decorating party on Thursday. 60 students and their parents frosted and decorated cardboard houses with candy. The frosting was generously donated by Coccadotts Bakery. photo gallery

Team Saddlewood Takes Part in Patriot Challenge

Posted November 15, 2016

Saddlewood Elementary School teachers represented “Team Saddlewood” at the Colonie United Patriot Challenge Nov. 5 at the Crossings. full story

Saddlewood Cares With Help From Sand Creek Seventh Graders

Posted November 15, 2016

Saddlewood Elementary School students worked with a group of seventh graders from Sand Creek Middle School on a service learning project to help people struggling to get by in life. full story

World War II Veteran Visits Saddlewood Fourth Graders

Posted November 10, 2016

Fourth graders at Saddlewood Elementary School got a surprise visit today from a very special World War II veteran George Allen. full story

Saddlewood Students Collect Treats For Troops

Posted November 4, 2016

This Halloween, many Saddlewood Elementary School families decided to donate sweet Halloween treats in support of our brave servicemen and women. 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

Saddlewood Halloween Parade

Posted November 1, 2016

Saddlewood Elementary School held its annual Halloween parade on Monday, with students marching in their favorite costumes from friends and family. 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