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  • Welcoming Our Rising Sixth Graders to Shaker Middle School

    Shaker Middle School welcomed all incoming sixth graders for orientation on Tuesday, June 4.


  • NCCSD Voters Approve 2024-25 Budget, Capital Project & Reserve Transfer

    On Tuesday, May 21, North Colonie residents approved the district’s $154.1 million budget for 2024-25 with 1,594 yes votes to 431 no votes. Results were announced at the North Colonie Central Office shortly after the polls closed at 9 p.m. The results show 78.72% of voters supported the budget. The $154.1 million budget has a…


  • Superintendent’s Message on the 2024 Capital Project

    North Colonie Superintendent Kathleen Skeals introduces the 2024 Capital Project to district parents and residents.


  • BOE Adopts Proposed 24-25 Budget 

    Note: This web story covers the second portion of the March 27 budget meeting – review of schedules; proposed revenues & expenditures; property tax cap; and budget summary/adoption. To read the web story that covers the first portion of the meeting which covered enrollment, proposed new programs, and staffing click here. The NCCSD’s Board of…


  • BOE Hears Proposals for New Programs & Staffing to Meet Student Needs

    Note: This web story covers the first portion of the March 27 budget meeting – enrollment updates & projections; new program proposals; and staffing requests. To read the web story that covers the second portion and includes the Board of Education’s adoption of the proposed 2024-25 budget click here. Continuing enrollment growth and the changing…


  • March 19 Budget Meeting: Information Technology

    The third of four budget committee meetings for NCCSD’s proposed 2024-25 budget was held March 19 in the Shaker Middle School Auditorium. The presentation on Information Technology included the topics: instructional hardware, network & infrastructure hardware, security cameras, and the Smart Schools Bond Act (SSBA)  “We are responsible for helping students grow as people whether…


  • March 12 Budget Meeting: Transportation, Maintenance, & Custodial; Debt Service

    The second of four budget committee meetings for NCCSD’s proposed 2024-25 budget was held March 12 in the Shaker Middle School Auditorium. Presentations were provided on transportation, maintenance, and custodial, as well as on the proposed debt service. Transportation Transportation Director Denise Towne provided a side-by-side comparison of how the department has grown and changed…


  • 24-25 Budget; Proposed Capital Project Intro Provided at First of Funding Meetings

    The annual series of budget committee meetings to develop the NCCSD 2024-25 budget kicked off March 5. This year’s introductory meeting also included a long-range committee presentation on the proposed 2024 Capital Project. Laying out the solid foundation that’s been developed for both the budget and the Capital Project, Superintendent Kathleen Skeals shared with those…


  • ‘New Depth of Knowledge’: Celebrating Southgate students Black History Month projects

    Smart. Bold. Resilient. Talented.Stubborn. Creative. Musical. Brave. Words Southgate fourth-grade students used to describe the leaders, poets, athletes, and musicians they researched throughout February in honor and celebration of Black History Month. The first group of nervous but enthusiastic students stepped to the front of the class Feb. 29 and clearly demonstrated the depth of…


  • 2024-25 Budget Presentations & Long Range Planning Committee Meetings Kick Off March 5

    The annual series of budget committee meetings to develop the NCCSD 2024-25 budget will kick off Tuesday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be in the Forts Ferry Auditorium, 95 Forts Ferry Road. The next three meetings in the series will all be hosted at the Shaker Middle School Auditorium. All begin at…