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  • ENL department launches redesigned website for families

    The ENL department is excited to announce its newly designed English as a New Language (ENL) Parent Resources Google site. This website is a place for families of students in our ENL program to find information and helpful resources in multiple languages. There are links to information about COVID-19 and ways to find community resources,…


  • Send well-wishes to this year’s retirees

    As a number of employees are planning to retire at the end of the school year, we wanted to do something special for them in light of the school closure. While we plan to hold a virtual retiree ceremony in June, we also wanted to encourage our community to share some well-wishes. If you know…


  • Online tutoring program for students in grades 1-4

    Dear Families, We are so excited to announce the launch of an online tutoring program for students in grades 1-4! Three Shaker High School sophomores, Ayaan Bargeer, Labesh Baral and Shubham Yadav, have taken it upon themselves to create an incredibly resourceful website for families. The website includes daily tasks for students and links to…


  • Video: Blue Creek Shows Peace

    Check out the “Blue Creek Shows Peace” video that was posted on district social media. We miss you all!


  • Participate in the North Colonie virtual spirit week March 23-27

    Participate in our virtual spirit week March 23-27! Daily Themes Move-it Monday (March 23): There is no better way to start our second week at home than to get up, get moving and dance like no one is watching. Let’s see how North Colonie likes to move it! Talent Tuesday (March 24): As has been said, singing has…


  • WMHT supports at-home learning with on-air and online educational programming

    Starting Monday, March 23, our local PBS station, WMHT Public Media, is offering an educational programming block targeted to support in-home learning for students in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 while area schools are closed.  From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, WMHT WORLD will offer programming for students in grades 4-12. Each full…


  • Blue Creek fifth graders lend a helping hand to kindergarteners

    Twenty Blue Creek students chosen as Kids Care recipients for January On Monday, Jan. 27, 20 Blue Creek fifth graders from Mrs. Poskanzer’s class were honored at the Board of Education meeting for their regular assistance with kindergarten students during lunch time. “It can be pretty crazy in the cafeteria and a lot of the…


  • Twenty awarded tenure at Jan. 27 Board of Education meeting

    Twenty members of the North Colonie community were joined by family and friends as they were awarded tenure at the Jan. 27 Board of Education meeting at Blue Creek Elementary. All were announced by Superintendent Joe Corr and recognized by the Board of Education. Congratulations to the following (listed in alphabetical order): Tamara Adams, Latham…


  • Elementary students compete in Future City-Albany Regional Competition

    On Saturday, January 11, seven teams of North Colonie elementary students competed in the Future City-Albany Regional Competition at the Armory at Sage College in Albany. The teams included a team from Boght Hills and six teams of sixth grade students from the North Colonie Learning Enrichment Program. This year, our teams brought home a…


  • Local author and former professional basketball player visits Blue Creek and Latham Ridge

    Local author and former professional basketball player Willie Deane visited with students at Blue Creek and Latham Ridge on Friday, Jan. 10. Deane, a Schenectady native, read his book called “Love” and shared not only about the book but about his life and what it’s like to travel around the world as an athlete. The…