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  • Recyclable Materials Needed for Elementary School Innovation Lab

    Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year!  We are excited to introduce our students to our new Innovation Lab!  Each class will visit the Innovation Lab once every six days to engage in the Engineering Design Process.   While the labs are stocked with many exciting materials, we need some different recyclable materials as well. If you…


  • Bus and School Schedule 2021-2022

    High School Arrival: 7:10 a.m. Start: 7:34 a.m. Dismissal: 2:17 p.m. Depart: 2:25 p.m. Late: 4:00 p.m.*   Early Elem (BC-BH-SG) Arrival: 8:00 a.m. Start: 8:05 a.m. Dismissal: 2:50 p.m. Depart: 2:55 p.m. Late: 4:00 p.m.**   Late Elem (FF-LR-LO) Arrival: 8:35 a.m. Start: 8:40 a.m. Dismissal: 3:20 p.m. Depart: 3:25 p.m. Late: 4:00 p.m.**…


  • Free Meals Through August

    North Colonie Central School District is offering free breakfast and lunch this summer to students in need. Meals will be available starting Tuesday, July 6. The program will run Monday-Friday through August 27. Meals can be picked up behind Blue Creek School between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.  If you have any…


  • Board of Education adopts 2021-22 school calendar

    At its regular meeting on March 22, the Board of Education adopted the 2021-22 school calendar. The important dates are listed below: July 5: Independence Day Observed Sept. 6: Labor Day Sept. 7-8: Supt. Conf. Days Sept. 9: Classes Begin, Gr. K-12 Sept. 16: Yom Kippur Oct. 8: Early Release Day Oct. 11: Columbus Day…


  • On Hand Coping Support for The Loss of Southgate Teacher, Peter Mravlja

    Dear North Colonie Families, Our hearts are heavy with the loss of our teacher and dear friend, Peter Mravlja. This will take time to process and an effort to be there for one another. The district is prepared to respond to the needs of our students, staff and families.  Coach Peter Mravlja was a veteran…


  • Blue Creek receives NYSAHPERD grant for snowshoes

    Blue Creek recently received a $700 grant for snowshoes from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYSAHPERD). PE teacher Rebecca Kohn was instrumental in writing the grant and teaching our students how to use the snowshoes. The grant was a result of the school’s shared decision making team exploring…


  • Nursing Home Residents Feel the Love

    Valentine cards for senior citizens, straight from the hearts of K-6 students at Blue Creek. Principal Annette Trapini said it’s the first time the school sent Valentines to nursing homes, but it was such a gratifying project, it might just become a new tradition.  “With all of the appropriate restrictions we have related to COVID,…


  • Student Rights & Responsibilities handbook/pamphlet

    The district has an obligation to educate students in the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. As part of their education, students should be made aware of, and should exercise, those rights and responsibilities as they exist within the school environment. Typically, the district is able to share the Student Rights & Responsibilities documents with students…


  • Parents/Guardians: Fight the flu at home and school

    Each year, the NYS Department of Health requires public and non-public schools to share information about influenza (flu) and the benefits of flu vaccination at the start of flu season in early fall. This year, flu vaccination is more important than ever because the flu and the virus that causes COVID-19 may both be spreading.…


  • School playgrounds open to community use with guidelines

    Dear North Colonie families and community members, I am pleased to share with you that the school year is off to a great start, given the extraordinary circumstances that we faced with reopening.  I am writing to let you know that our school playgrounds are open to the community when school is not in session.…