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  • Residents to vote on proposed school budget on May 16

    The 2023-24 North Colonie CSD Budget Public Hearing was held May 3, at the Shaker Middle School Auditorium. The meeting was live streamed and recorded. The public hearing presentation included a review of revenue and expenditures, the three-part component budget, property tax cap, and the full value and assessed tax rate history. The district’s proposed…

  • North Colonie voters vote “YES” on the 2022-23 budget

    2022-23 Budget Approved On Tuesday, May 17, North Colonie residents approved the district’s $134.9 million budget for 2022-23 by a tally of 2,038 yes votes to 676 no votes. Results were announced at the North Colonie Central Office shortly after the polls closed at 9 p.m. The results show 75.09 percent of voters supported the…

  • Fall 2021 Athlete of the Week Seven – Ani Gregori Asadourian

    Ani Gregori Asadourian is a member of the varsity tennis team. This junior won the deciding match against Niskayuna, giving Shaker a 5-4 win. Ani lost the first set 3-6 before rallying to take the second set in a tiebreak 9-7, and the third set 6-1. Ani trailed in the tiebreak 3-6 and held off…

  • Fall 2021 Week Five and Six Athlete of the Week – Alyssa Caiano & Annika Robin

    Alyssa Caiano and Annika Robin and members of the cross country team. Alyssa, pictured right, has been among the top finishers in all of her freshmen races so far this season. At the Queensbury Invitational she was the first Shaker finisher and third overall out of 114 runners. Annika has repeatedly been recognized by her…

  • Fall 2021 Week Four Athlete of the Week – Olivia Lovly

    Olive Lovly is a member of the JV field hockey team. Olivia Lovly hasn’t allowed a goal against Shaker in the past four games. Against Guilderland, this freshman had an outstanding game with 12 saves; three days later she had six saves against Burnt Hills.

  • Fall 2021 Week Three Athlete of the Week – Jake Iacobaccio

    Jake Iacobaccio is a member of the varsity football team. Sophomore quarterback Jake Lacobaccio made a big splash in his debut as a Bison. In front of a TV audience and a huge crowd, Jake led the team to a 28-7 win over perennial power Burnt Hills. Jake ran for two touchdowns and also threw…

  • Fall 2021 Week Two Athlete of the Week – Karleigh Mirabile

    Karleigh Mirabile is a member of the varsity field hockey team. Karleigh had an incredible offensive game vs. Bethlehem. Her work off the ball and cutting made a huge difference in opening up lanes to get the ball to space. She scored what would be the winning goal off a penalty stroke.

  • Fall 2021 Week One Athlete of the Week – Sam Bevevino

    Senior captain on the boys varsity soccer team, Sam helped to anchor the Blue Bison in back-to-back shut-out vistories to open the season. Sam is the starting center back and a true leader on and off the field.