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5 female band members posing with their instruments

Sand Creek 8th grade band members perform at PTA Barnes & Noble Night. Pictured from left to right are Ava Althoff (flute), Nisa Cetin (flute), Mrs. Michelle Cannistraci (clarinet/director), Maci Dahlberg (trombone), Mckenna FitzGerald (flute) and Halla Rhode (oboe). full story

Sand Creek Holds Souper Bowl Contest

Posted February 15, 2018

Seventh graders in Stacey Sebert's and Melissa Vogt's Science classes held their annual Souper Bowl contest in at Sand Creek Middle School. full story/photo gallery

Sand Creek 5th Grade DARE Graduation

Posted February 10, 2018

Officer Tracey Burns, Principals Marohn and Nicholson celebrate with fifth grade DARE graduates at Sand Creek Middle School. photo gallery

South Colonie Middle Schools Participate in Mathcounts Competition

Posted February 6, 2018

South Colonie students represented Lisha Kill and Sand Creek middle schools at the annual Mathcounts Competition in February. full story

Sand Creek Student Pickup/Dropoff Traffic Pattern Changes

Posted February 2, 2018

The student pickup and dropoff traffic patterns at Sand Creek Middle School have been further adjusted for safety. traffic pattern letter (pdf)

8th Grade Chromebook Distribution Information

Posted January 30, 2018

8th GRADE STUDENTS/PARENTS: Click here to register to receive your district issued chromebook and pay the rental/insurance fee for 2018-2019. Once registered, chromebooks will be distributed to students in their classrooms after the February break. more information (pdf)

Sand Creek Receives U.S. Flag Donation

Posted January 17, 2018

Sand Creek Middle School has received a custom made U.S. flag through the generous donation of staff member Donna Brown and the workmanship of Veteran Made Woodworks, a local group of veterans and police officers who dedicate their free time to this passion. full story

March 23 is Now a Regular School Day for Students and Staff

Posted January 2, 2018

The Staff Development Day scheduled for March 23 has been cancelled, and March 23 is now a regular instruction day for South Colonie students and staff.

Sand Creek Super Heroes and Villains Science

Posted December 20, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School 7th grade science students created superhero's and villains based on the element they were studying. photo gallery

Sand Creek Principal Presented With R.A.C.K. Bag

Posted December 15, 2017

Ryleigh Place from Mr. DeMarco’s class at Sand Creek Middle School has been giving out R.A.C.K bags ever since she was in Kindergarten. Today, Sand Creek Principal Nicholson earned a R.A.C.K. bag. full story

Sand Creek Science Students Use Periodic Table to Escape

Posted December 13, 2017

Excitement was high in Ms. Sebert’s science class at Sand Creek Middle School. Students had to answer questions about the periodic table correctly in order to escape the room. photo gallery and video

Sand Creek Social Studies Holds Colonial Tea

Posted December 13, 2017

Students in Ms. Bennett's 7th grade Social Studies classes at Sand Creek Middle School held a Colonial Tea to culminate their research on important people of the American Revolution. photo gallery

Sand Creek Actors Stage Charlie Brown Musical

Posted December 12, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School's Cast & Crew Drama Club staged the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." photo gallery

8th Grade Band Ensemble Performs at PTA Barnes and Noble Book Fair

Posted December 11, 2017

Some members of Mrs. Cannistraci's  Sand Creek Middle School 8th grade band recently performed a selection of holiday music at the PTA Barnes and Noble Book Fair. full story

Sand Creek Students Celebrate Antarctica Day with South Pole Video Conference

Posted December 5, 2017

Students in Stacey Sebert's science class at Sand Creek Middle School celebrated Antarctica Day yesterday by video conferencing with scientists and teachers at the South Pole through PolarTREC. full story

Sand Creek 8th Graders Share 'E Pluribus Unum' Potluck Lunch

Posted November 29, 2017

Mrs. Pastuszak’s eighth grade Social Studies students had an ‘E Pluribus Unum’ potluck lunch at Sand Creek Middle School this month. full story

Sand Creek Teachers Attend State Science Conference

Posted November 14, 2017

Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) held their annual conference in Rochester this month and two Sand Creek Middle School science teachers were in attendance, Hope Bigwarfe and Stacey Sebert. full story

Middle School Teachers Learning From NY Times Best-Selling Author Lehman

Posted October 18, 2017

South Colonie teachers are working in house this school year on Professional Development classroom enrichment training with Chris Lehman, author of many books including Falling in Love and Close Reading. full story

Sand Creek Helps Houston Hurricane Victims

Posted October 17, 2017

Students at Sand Creek Middle School teamed up with the PTA and Sara Bella to raise funds for #HeartsForHouston. full story

Sand Creek Holds Walk/Bike to School Event

Posted October 4, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School held its annual walk/bike to school event this morning with PTA volunteers serving breakfast and Superintendent Buhner, Town Supervisor Mahon and Principal Nicholson greeting students and families. full story

South Colonie Students Return to School

Posted September 9, 2017

South Colonie students return for the 2017-18 school year. Return to school photo gallery

Sand Creek Science Teacher Attends Summer EARTH Conference

Posted August 27, 2017

Stacey Sebert, Sand Creek MIddle School science teacher, had the pleasure of attending EARTH (Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses) in Monterey Bay California in July. full story/photo gallery

Sand Creek Science Teacher Attends Summer G-Camp

Posted August 1, 2017

Sand Creek Middle School science teacher Stacey Sebert attended a select national summer Geology Camp sponsored by Texas A & M University. full story