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Veeder Elementary School hosted Literacy Night "Camp Read S'More" for all students and parents. photo gallery

Veeder Students Experience Hour of Code

Posted December 6, 2017

Mrs. Backus' Kindergarten class and Mr. Thompson's third graders at Veeder Elementary School did some Hour of Code work, working on computers and tablets. photo gallery

December Principal's Letter and Calendar

Posted December 4, 2017

Veeder December Principal's letter and calendar. letter (pdf) and calendar

Veeder Stuffs the Bus with Toys for Tots

Posted December 1, 2017

Veeder Elementary School students Stuff the Bus with Toys For Tots on Friday at a school-wide assembly. photo gallery

Veeder Hosts Literacy Night Camp Read S'More

Posted December 1, 2017

Veeder Elementary School hosted Literacy Night "Camp Read S'More" for all students and parents. photo gallery

Veeder Shines at Regional Food Bank

Posted November 30, 2017

Veeder Elementary School fourth graders and their families continued the Veeder Shines initiative by volunteering at the regional food bank. photo gallery

Veeder Kindergarteners Celebrate 50 Days of School

Posted November 29, 2017

Veeder Elementary School Kindergarten students gathered at the end of the day on Tuesday to celebrate their 50th day of school. photo gallery

Veeder Shines For Thanksgiving at the Glen Eddy

Posted November 22, 2017

Veeder Shines was out in the community again. On Tuesday, more than 20 Veeder Elementary School kindergarten and first grade students went to visits the residents at the Glen Eddy. photo gallery

Veeder Third Graders Hold Annual Thanksgiving Meal

Posted November 20, 2017

South Colonie Superintendent Jonathan Buhner and Veeder Elementary School Principal Nora Sullivan joined Mrs. Ripps and her third graders for their annual Thanksgiving feast today at Veeder. full story

CCHS Hosts Halloween High For Elementary Kids

Posted October 31, 2017

Elementary school families came out to Colonie Central High School to celebrate the inaugural Halloween High, sponsored by iCARE, the PTSA and 10 other student groups and organizations. photo gallery

Veeder Kids Visit Food Bank

Posted October 30, 2017

Veeder Elementary School parents and children met Mrs. Ripps at the Regional Food Bank for a tour and learned about the "behind the scenes" of what actually happens to the food that we donate. full story

Veeder Second Graders Shine For Halloween at Glen Eddy

Posted October 27, 2017

Veeder Elementary School second graders came to school early to make a craft for the residents at the Glen Eddy. After school the children delivered the painting and had some Halloween fun. photo gallery

Veeder First Graders Sign Class Constitution

Posted October 27, 2017

First graders in Ms. O'Connor's class at Veeder Elementary School practiced their citizenship on Wednesday by signing their very own class Constitution. full story

More Veeder Student Artwork - Teacher Ryan

Posted October 25, 2017

Featured in this gallery is the artwork of Veeder Elementary School students in Betsy Ryan's classes. art gallery

Veeder Heroes Raise Money for Florida Hurricane Victims

Posted October 11, 2017

Veeder Elementary School students and staff raised money for the hurricane victims in Florida by dressing as their favorite hero or superhero. photo gallery

Veeder Student Artwork - Teacher Ryan

Posted October 11, 2017

Veeder Elementary School art gallery featuring the work of Kindergarteners and first graders taught by Betsy Ryan. art gallery

Spring NYS Assessment Scores on Aspen

Posted September 29, 2017

Following are instructions for Veeder families for determining their child’s NYS ELA and Math assessment scores from Spring 2017 on Aspen. instructions (pdf)

Veeder First Graders Taste Test Apples

Posted September 29, 2017

After spending a week studying the science behind apples, first graders in Ms. O'Connor's class at Veeder Elementary School had a blast taste testing all different types of the fruit. full story

Veeder Community Helps Children in Africa and Peru

Posted September 19, 2017

The Veeder Elementary School community last spring worked to collect spare change and donated it to “Change for Children” to help school children in Africa and Peru. full story/photo gallery

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

New Third Graders Meet Their Teacher at Colonie Library

Posted August 29, 2017

Veeder Elementary School teacher Barbara Ripps met her new third grade class at the William K. Sanford Colonie Town Library over the summer. full story/photo gallery

Veeder Summer Pen Pals Get Together

Posted August 21, 2017

Mrs. Backus, Veeder Elementary School Kindergarten teacher, met up with eight of the 11 pen pals she had this summer. full story