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  • 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…


  • Four North Colonie schools among 582 Recognition Schools statewide

    Earlier this week, the New York State Education Department announced that Boght Hills, Loudonville, Southgate and Shaker High School were among 582 Recognition Schools statewide. Recognition Schools are those with high academic achievement and strong progress, that also perform acceptably for all subgroups for which they are accountable. “There are 4,433 public schools in the…


  • Loudonville 4th grader wins local art challenge

    Loudonville Elementary fourth grader Julia Rivera recently won the “Art is Everywhere” challenge sponsored by the Art Center of the Capital Region in Troy. Her winning collage entry, “Lemon Sunrise,” won her a free art class from the center and a chance to get free classes for a year. “She won by popular vote against…


  • 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…


  • Loudonville students compete in Geography Bee

    Ten Loudonville students in 4th, 5th and 6th grade competed in the first round of the national competition of the Geography Bee on Jan. 30. Charlie, a sixth grade student, won first place with Antonio, a fifth grade student, winning second place and Nolan, a fifth grade student, finishing in third place! Bravo to all…


  • 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…


  • 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…