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  • Budget Committee Meeting Summary: March 20

    PLEASE NOTE: The schedule (dates and locations) for the remaining 2023-24 Budget Meetings has changed. This information was updated 3-27-23 to reflect those changes. The North Colonie CSD Budget Committee heard reports from the directors of transportation, maintenance, and custodial services during its March 20 meeting, as well a report on the district’s proposed debt…


  • Timely Reminder: Schedule Student Physicals Now for 23-24 School Year; Due in September

    Our thanks to our North Colonie CSD school nurses for their work and this timely reminder: Be sure to reach out now and make your doctor appointments; the summer appointments fill up quickly for most providers. Physical examination reports for grades K, 1, 3, 5 ,7, 9 and 11 and any new student entering the…


  • Updated: Topics for Upcoming Budget Committee Meetings 

    PLEASE NOTE: The schedule (dates and locations) for the remaining 2023-24 Budget Meetings has changed. This information was updated 3-27-23 to reflect those changes. Monday, April 3: 7 p.m. at Shaker Middle School Auditorium. Topics: Staffing, Anticipated Building Enrollment, and New Programs and Initiatives Wednesday, April 5: 7 p.m. Shaker Middle School Auditorium Topics/Action: Proposed…


  • Give Our Maintenance and Custodial Crews a Round of Applause!

    The winter storm this last week dropped some wet and heavy snow. But thanks to very early hours, hard work, and dedication of both the maintenance and custodial crews, our students and staff returned to safe and ready schools. Plows and removal equipment were operated by Director of Facilities Brian Craft’s crew. Custodial Director Mark…


  • NCCSD Closed – Tuesday, March 14: No remote learning; all district closure.

    Dear North Colonie Community, All the area forecasters are predicting a major winter storm that is expected to impact our area throughout the day. The combination of heavy, wet snow and high winds makes this a particular dangerous storm, and in her press conference yesterday morning, Governor Hochul emphasized the possibility of “widespread power outages…


  • Forts Ferry Serves Up Breakfast; Hosts Officials Who Laud Importance of Feeding Students

    Let’s keep the momentum going NCCSD families! There was an increased number of breakfast trays filled in most North Colonie schools during National School Breakfast Week March 6-10. But the importance of having a healthy start and filling those students’ stomachs every school day, every week was emphasized by a slate of officials during a March…


  • Introduction to 23-24 Budget Provided at First in Series of Meetings to Discuss Funding

    PLEASE NOTE: The schedule (dates and locations) for the remaining 2023-24 Budget Meetings has changed. This web story was updated 3-27-23 to reflect those changes. The annual series of committee meetings to develop the NCCSD 2023-24 budget kicked off March 6.  “This is an important process and an opportunity to share ideas,” Superintendent Kathleen Skeals…


  • Panorama Family Survey: Your Insights Are Appreciated

    Dear North Colonie families, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude for your participation in the North Colonie Panorama  family and community survey. Your feedback is extremely important to us as we strive to continually improve our programs and services for our students and families. Your insights and comments will help us…


  • Message from Superintendent Kathleen Skeals

    Dear NCCSD Families – This morning, a few members of the central office administrative team received an email with a non-specific threat. We immediately notified the Colonie Police, who commenced an investigation. According to law enforcement, this identical message, which did not target any specific building or person, has also gone to several other school…


  •  FROM THE OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT KATHLEEN SKEALS Let’s Dig In To School Breakfast! School breakfast offers a variety of tasty & nutritious foods each day – check out the menus! NC Kids Care: February Honorees – SMS’s Shreya and Zohal They bring “positive energy and passion” to Change Makers Club Budget Committee Meetings Kickoff March 6 …