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North Colonie sixth graders compete in Math Experience Day

Latham Ridge hosted the annual program this year and welcomed returning guest emcee, Professor Jim Matthews, from Siena College. With short breaks for refueling, groups comprised of students from the six different elementary schools worked hard for more than three hours on 12 difficult math problems. »READ MORE

Elementary School Counseling Parenting Programs

Parenting Programs will begin again with Melissa Them, Ph. D., this winter. This year's topic is “Balanced Child – Helping Kids Stay Kids”, with five sub-topics that will be discussed over five weeks. »LEARN MORE AND SIGN UP

Family Book Night

Southgate recently sponsored a Family Book Night, involving a fun and adventurous mystery, Lantern Sam and the Blue Streak Bandits. Twenty-one fifth graders and their parents enjoyed reading the book together and using a graphic organizer to track the clues to solve the mystery. »READ MORE

Voters approve $2 billion ‘Smart Schools’ bond

New York voters have approved a $2 billion bond referendum that will provide each school district with funding for new educational technology and infrastructure improvements that could also include classroom space for prekindergarten programs. »READ MORE

Students spend a 'Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary'

Last week, students elementary school students in the Gifted and Talented Program spent a “Day in the Life of the Hudson River Estuary,” taking samples of the water and soil at the Mayor James Cavanaugh Hudson Shores Park in Watervliet. »READ MORE

Southgate celebrates Peace Day

Southgate Elementary held its International Peace Day Celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 23.
This year’s theme was “See Something, Do Something. What’s Your Superpower?” and will be continued in activities/events sponsored by the School Success Team throughout the school year. »READ MORE AND VIEW A PHOTO GALLERY

Southgate Open House presentation now available

Click here to view the presentation given at the Southgate Elementary Open House [PDF].

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

How Parents Can Help Kids Shift Their Learning To The Common Core

You may not agree with it, and there is certainly controversy associated with them, but today students are studying math and English – language arts under a new set of standards. Any changes designed to improve schooling, no matter how perfectly conceived, need parent involvement to succeed. » READ MORE

Drop off procedures

If you are dropping your child off, please keep in mind that no cars will be allowed in the front circle between 7:55 and 8:15 a.m. as students arrive. Students are to be dropped off at the lower circle during this time. Any student arriving after 8:15 a.m. must be signed in with the main office by an adult.

Absent/Tardy - What to do?

It is very important that we are able to account for students. When a child does not come to school and a parent has not called to report the absence, we become concerned about the safety of the child. » READ MORE

Tips for parents from the school nurse

A child who is sick will not be able to perform well in school and is likely to spread the illness to other children and staff. We suggest making a plan for childcare ahead of time so you will not be caught without a comforting place for your child to stay if he/she is ill. » READ MORE

 

Ms. Jerri Lynne Dedrick
Principal
30 Southgate Rd.
Loudonville, NY 12211
Phone: (518) 785-6607
Fax: (518) 783-8878

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