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  • Statement regarding incident at Shaker High School

    On Tuesday, Feb. 11, district officials were made aware of an alleged incident at Shaker High School involving cell phone use in a restroom. A student stated he was in a bathroom stall when he noticed the person in the next stall trying to videotape him with a cellphone held under the stall divider. The…


  • SHS senior Kyla Mansfield creates award winning artwork for Black History Month contest

    Shaker High School senior Kyla Mansfield was recently recognized for her award winning artwork in the 24th Annual Black History Month Creative Expression Contest. Kyla originally created a piece of art, titled “Black Lives Matter,” for her graphic design class. The students were asked to create a logo for a water bottle using a current…


  • SHS juniors place first and second in Shakespeare competition

    Twelve Shaker High School students recently competed in the National Shakespeare Competition school-level contest. Each student had to memorize and recite a Shakespearean monologue. Junior Maya Terry won the competition, with her classmate Sophie Dvorak placing second. Next, Maya will move on to the local competition at the Albany Branch of the English Speaking Union…


  • Mr. Casey Bardin named new Director of Pupil Services at North Colonie

    The Board of Education has appointed Mr. Casey Bardin as the district’s new director of pupil services. Mr. Bardin was appointed at the board meeting on Dec. 16. He will be taking over for Dave Semo, who is retiring after 14 years with the district. Mr. Bardin has served as the assistant director of pupil…


  • 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…


  • Winter 2020 Athlete of the Week, Week 2

    Congratulations to our Winter 2020 Athlete of the Week for Week 2! This week we honor Joe Peregrim III from the varsity bowling team. Joe’s leadership and hard work in practice helped the Bison beat league rivals Niskayuna and Troy. Against Niskayuna, he rolled a 621 triple and followed it up with an impressive 628…


  • 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…


  • Sixth grade students participate in Math Experience Day at Siena College

    On Tuesday, Jan. 7, sixth grade math enrichment students from across the district participated in Math Experience Day at Siena College hosted by Computer Science Professor Jim Matthews. Students were divided into teams in order to complete a variety of challenges using both their mathematical and logical thinking skills. Congratulations to the winning team: Everett…