Author: chris.crucetti

  • Update on incident at Shaker High School this morning (Feb. 3)

    All 7th and 8th grade students have returned to the high school building and are in their classes. Per the direction of Colonie Fire Services, all Shaker High School north students are cleared to attend in-person instruction today. Please contact the high school if you have any questions.


  • Incident at Shaker High School this morning (Feb. 3)

    Dear North Colonie Community, At approximately 8:40 a.m. today, the smell of smoke was detected in the former main office at Shaker High School. The fire alarm was pulled immediately. All individuals in the building followed normal fire drill procedures and proceeded to Shaker Middle School. At approximately 9:10 a.m., the Colonie Fire Department determined…


  • Four SHS students accepted into the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Eastern Division All-Eastern Music Festival

    SHS seniors Sophie Dvorak, Scout Santoro, Istan Slamet and Hayley Whitsett were selected from the top All-State students in 12 states. They will perform in the virtual NAfME Eastern Division chorus and band! Only 16 other SHS students have been selected for All-Eastern in the last 37 years. Congratulations to the students for this prestigious…


  • Shaker Speech and Debate students place in Mt. Markham Winter Tournament

    Shaker Speech and Debate competed virtually at the Mt. Markham Winter Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 23. The following students from Shaker placed in these categories: Speech Original Oratory 2nd Place: Ishrar Eusha 3rd Place: Reem Mohamed Debate Intermediate Lincoln Douglas 1st Place: Vincent Zhang 3rd Place: Aabidah Afzal Novice Lincoln Douglas 3rd Place: Mariya Shareef…


  • Two individuals in school community test positive for COVID-19

    Dear North Colonie Community, Today, Thursday, Jan. 21, the North Colonie Central School District has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in our school community. The cases by building include: Blue Creek An individual associated with Blue Creek grades 4-6 at the junior high school building; no school contacts Shaker Junior High School (grades 7-8)…


  • Names of North Colonie: Meet Latham Ridge Second Grade Teacher Michele Sano

    Throughout the year, the Names of North Colonie series will highlight those who help our students reach their full potential. It is a chance for the North Colonie community to get to know our teachers, administrators and staff members on a more personal level. Michele Sano is in her 10th year of teaching and her…


  • Announcing the new North Colonie CSD logo!

    Dear North Colonie Community, As promised, I am excited to share with you our new district logo! Since the fall, we have worked with students, staff, families and community members to identify the district’s core values. The feedback we received helped us in the creative process when it came to designing options for a new…


  • Eight individuals in school community test positive for COVID-19

    Dear North Colonie Community, Today, Thursday, Jan. 7, the North Colonie Central School District has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in our school community. The cases by building include: Blue Creek An individual associated with the Blue Creek K-3 community; no school contacts. An individual associated with Blue Creek grades 4-6 in the junior…


  • SHS announces first quarter merit, honor and high honor rolls

    High Honor Roll – Grade 9 Sameer Abbaszadeh, Leila Adelstein, Toshin Ahnaf, Ella Akley, Arshaq Alamgir, Stephen Amadon, Sana Bargeer, Lucas Bell, Addison Borst, Kaitlyn Bradley, Andrew Calderon, Cara Calicchia, Andrea Camara, Mark Cannistraci, Connor Carey, Sierra Carter, Schuyler Chlopecki, Dylan DeBiccari, Jennifer DeSantis, John DiMarino, Cailan Drake, Gabriella Dunham, Leina Dunn, Dorothea Farrell, Nathan…


  • Three individuals in school community test positive for COVID-19

    Dear North Colonie Community, The North Colonie Central School District has confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 in our school community. The cases include: An individual associated with the Forts Ferry 4-6 intermediate program at SJHS who was last in the building on Dec. 7. The individual was not in the building during the time…