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SJHS 1st Quarter High Honor, Honor & Merit Rolls

Congratulations to our students who earned honors during the first quarter of this school year. Click here to see the list.

SJHS concerts rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, the JHS concert scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at SJHS. The JHS concert scheduled for Wednesday Dec. 10, has been rescheduled to Monday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 pm at SJHS.

Hour of Code comes to SJHS

It’s an event being held nationwide, and also happening within the North Colonie school district. The week of December 8-12 marks “Computer Science Education Week”, with schools around the country participating in “The Hour of Code.” It’s a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to help students understand code and show that anybody can learn the basics. »READ MORE

SJHS Music Department Hoffman Helping Hands fundraiser

On Friday, May 8, 2015 SJHS Select Performing groups will be participating in an annual field trip to Agawam, MA to perform at the Great East Music Festival. This trip includes students in Jazz Ensemble, Select Band, Select Chorus, Scherzo, Treble Makers and Syncopella. We hope that Hoffman Helping Hands fundraiser will lower the cost of our trip for every student in a select ensemble. Our goal is to raise $2,000. Please consider supporting our musicians! »CLICK HERE

Builder's Club Yam Drive a success

The SJHS Builder's Club concluded its annual Yam Drive to benefit the Equinox House with great success. The goal of collecting 400 yams was surpassed, with a final total of 625 cans! The yams were picked up by Equinox House representatives to add to the organization's Thanksgiving dinner, which will benefit hundreds of needy folks. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this community give-back!

Parking Lot Safety Reminders

All parents who drive their children to school need to be very careful every morning. Cars should stay out of the bus loop until after 7:30, and children shouold only be in the parking area at the crosswalk. Please always be alert for adults and children who are walking!

Superheroes soar at SJHS

As part of Shaker Junior High’s recent Spirit Week, a week full of events designed to promote tolerance and acceptance, students stood up to bullying by dressing up as superheroes and showing that no one is alone. »CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTOS

Chamber Strings group helps Spanish Club celebrate Day of the Dead

Students of the Spanish club had a special treat at their meeting held on Thursday, Oct. 23, as the Chamber Strings group performed a "Día de los muertos" song. »READ MORE

Seventh Graders learn hands-on at Camp Chingachgook

On October 3, the seventh grade teachers in Houston Hall at Shaker Junior High School moved their classes outside for a day of exploration, inquiry, and hands-on learning. To do this, students and teachers went to YMCA Camp Chingachgook on Lake George, where students were able to learn in ways that would not be possible within the confines of a traditional classroom. »READ MORE

Parental requests of APPR scores

All parents/guardians will have the right to obtain Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores for their child’s current year’s teacher(s) and principal(s) once the scores are officially available and in accordance with state law. North Colonie plans to provide parents with the scores beginning on October 17, the date by which the final scores are due to New York State. »READ MORE

Parking Lot Drop-Off Changes

If dropping off a child, please be aware of the new traffic pattern and marked lanes for doing so. The pattern has been altered because of safety concerns brought up in recent years by cars moving in different directions and interfering with the high degree of vehicle and pedestrian traffic. »READ MORE

Sample Student Schedule

Student schedules are divided into the four quarters of the school year. Most courses remain the same for the entire year, others are separated based on an A/B Day schedule or by blocks of time. These options can be seen on the following portion of a student’s schedule. »CLICK HERE

SJHS FAQ's for students

Shaker Junior High School has compiled a list of answers to common questions many students have about the school day, lockers, dismissal, and much more. »CLICK HERE

Adolescent information: Helping you help your child

As you are probably aware, in our community as well as in society in general, there has been an increase in adolescent use of social media to communicate inappropriate messages. We have provided information we believe you will find informative and useful on adolescent anxiety, self-injury, twitter, definitions of other social media and a parent social media survival “cheat sheet”. » LEARN MORE

 

Dr. Russell Moore
Principal
475 Watervliet-
Shaker Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 785-1341
Fax: (518) 783-8877

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Mr. Mitchell
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