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  • A Message from Superintendent Kathleen Skeals

    Dear North Colonie Families, As we close out another school year, I wanted to take a moment to express my  gratitude and appreciation for the invaluable partnership and support you have extended throughout this school year.  From the excitement and wonder of kindergarten to the bittersweet anticipation of high school graduation, it has been our…


  • Congrats Yuvan: Rising Third Grader Participates in National Geography Bee

    Boght Hills’ Yuvan Thanda was selected and participated in the National Geographic Bee Competition. The rising third-grader participated in the International Academic Geography Competition in early June in Arlington, Virginia.  He was given a written test and was selected to be in the regional finals and then scored to qualify for Nationals. He was one…


  • Capital Region BOCES will hold a proposition vote to construct a storage building

    On July 11, 2023, voters residing within Capital Region BOCES component districts and the City School District of Albany will vote to authorize the construction of a storage building at the Career & Technical Education Center – Schoharie Campus. Polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at various locations throughout the region.  BOCES is…


  • Summer Food Service: Find Meals for Kids When Schools are Closed

    Do your students know they can get free, nutritious meals all summer long? In addition to the breakfast and lunch programs that run during the school year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture also supports a Summer Food Service Program at community sites, including public schools, throughout the summer. Summer meals are available to all children up to…


  • For Thursday, June 8: Air Quality Impact Update

    In light of the Air Quality Alert for Albany County now extending into Thursday, June 8, we will continue to hold recess and PE indoors tomorrow. We are continuing to monitor and consult with officials to ensure appropriate precautionary measures are being taken. 


  • District is Monitoring Air Quality; No Outdoor PE or Recess Today

    As you are likely aware, the poor air quality alert remains in effect across the region through today, Wednesday, June 7. As a result, we wanted you to be aware there will be no outdoor PE or outdoor recess. We will continue to monitor throughout the day and follow advice of our district physicians.


  • Marcus Puccioni to be Appointed Shaker High School Principal

    It is with great enthusiasm that Superintendent of Schools Kathleen Skeals recommends to the Board of Education the appointment of Marcus Puccioni to the position of Shaker High School Principal. Mr. Puccioni is currently principal of Boght Hills Elementary. The Board of Education is scheduled to act on this recommendation at the June 12, 2023…


  • Seeking Families Eligible for Universal Pre-K: Apply by 4 p.m. June 7

    The North Colonie Central School District is again offering Universal Pre-K (UPK) as part of funding from the New York state adopted budget. UPK is a free program that will be open to North Colonie families with children who will be four years old by December 1, 2023. Please note that students who are age-eligible…


  • A Memorial Day Message from Superintendent Skeals

    Dear North Colonie Families and Staff –  As Memorial Day approaches, we gather together to remember, reflect, honor and pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Over this long weekend, I hope we may all find time to pause and recognize…


  • 71st Annual 5th Grade Track Meet Crosses Finish in Success

    The 71st Annual 5th Grade Track Meet was held May 24 on Walker Field at our Shaker High School Track & Field facility.  It was an over success, organizers said. Shaker High School’s Physical Education Team wants to thank all everyone who helped make its 5th grade track and field meet a successful and wonderful…