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  • Transportation schedules/modifications for 2022-23

    Dear North Colonie Families, I am writing to share some important information about scheduling changes regarding transportation which will begin in fall 2022. North Colonie prides itself on offering a top-notch education that offers opportunities for all of our students. We know that as students move up in grade level, extracurricular activities such as clubs…


  • Shaker Boys Basketball program to run clinic during spring recess

    The Shaker Boys basketball program is running a three day clinic over spring break, from April 18-20 at Shaker High School. The clinic will run from from 9 a.m. to noon 12 for boys in grades three to six. The cost is $40. All players will receive a Shaker Basketball T-shirt. The clinic will focus…


  • North Colonie Central School District’s Innovation Spaces allow students to find passion, purpose, and possibility

    Head into one of the Innovation Spaces at Shaker Middle School and you are likely to encounter a student who is eager to tell you their latest project. Whether it’s creating a public service announcement, modeling an irrigation system, coding robots, or learning breathing techniques to help with stress, sixth graders are finding their passions…


  • Letter from Superintendent Corr on NYS Grade 3-8 Testing

    Dear Families, In a few weeks, the New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics Tests will be administered to students. The ELA exam will be given on two consecutive school days, March 29 and 30, and the math exam will be given on two consecutive school days, April 26 and 27.…


  • COVID Updates – Test results, vaccination status

    Testing Quadrant testing (used at North Colonie’s Testing Clinic) is taking approximately 48 hours to receive results. Please check with your child’s building nurse prior to sending your child back to school. Holiday Break Week The clinic will be open: Wednesday 12/29 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday 12/30 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday 1/2/22 10 a.m.…


  • 2021-22 Inclement Weather Plans

    The snow has started to fall and the North Colonie Central School District (NCCSD) wants students, families and staff to know how the district will handle weather-related closures and delays in the 2021-22 school year. NCCSD has 183 days built into the 2021-22 school year – leaving three days for emergency closings, which include weather…


  • North Colonie CSD Collecting Hats for Children Battling Cancer

    The North Colonie CSD is once again participating in the annual Hatsgiving event, which provides soft, warm hats for children who have lost their hair while battling cancer. Hatsgiving was created by 2021 North Colonie graduate Jeremy Wernick. In 2012, Jeremy, then a fourth grader, shaved his head for the second time to raise money…


  • Fifth Grade Winter Concerts Update

    The North Colonie Music Department has announced that this year’s grade 5 winter concerts will not be in-person events. While we would love to have an audience of parents there to applaud our young musicians, the 5th grade chorus takes up most of the space with distancing required by COVID regulations. To share the students’ accomplishments…


  • Second Grader Declan Baquerizo Brought Smiles to Shaker Place Seniors During Early Stages of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Declan Baquerizo, a second-grader from Blue Creek Elementary, was honored at the Board of Education Meeting on Monday, Oct. 25 as the North Colonie Kids Care recipient for October 2021. Declan was nominated for the award by Ellen Lowndes, the school psychologist at Blue Creek. Throughout the school closure during the 2019-2020 school year, she…


  • Elementary Innovation Labs now Open

    The six elementary innovation labs opened on October 6.  Students and staff are all very excited to explore and create. These labs were created by our district with the following goals in mind. To provide ALL of our students with a supportive environment in which they are expected to be creative problem solvers and divergent…