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  • Budget Vote This Tuesday, May 16

    North Colonie CSD residents will vote on the district’s proposed $146.9 million budget on Tuesday, May 16, from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the District Office, 91 Fiddlers Lane, Latham. The proposed spending plan for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year represents a $12.1 million (or 8.98%) increase. The projected tax levy increase is 2.80%,…


  • North Colonie ranked No. 1 among area districts

    North Colonie was recently named the top school district in the Albany metro area by a national ranking and review site. In a process involving dozens of public data sets, and reviews and survey responses, Niche.com scored North Colonie as No. 1 in the area. North Colonie scored an A+ Overall Niche Grade, earning high…


  • Physical Education Leadership Awards

    Our Shaker High School Physical Education department is pleased to share a full slate of honorees and awards received and given to students in the last several weeks. Three Shake High students were honored April 23 with the Secondary Leadership Award. The Capital Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation…


  • Support Our Lunch Heroes: Enjoy School Lunch May 5

    When planning your school lunches for the upcoming week, on Friday, May 5 you may want to consider joining the incredible food and nutrition service staff around our schools and buy lunch! According to the School Nutrition Association, “when we say school nutrition professionals are heroes, we mean it! That’s why we celebrate them every…


  • 2023-24 Budget Public Hearing May 3

    The 2023-24 North Colonie CSD Budget Public Hearing is Wednesday, May 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shaker Middle School Auditorium. Join us on Livestream. The North Colonie CSD Board of Education on April 5 unanimously adopted the proposed 2023-24 budget that will go before voters May 16. There are also two seats on the…


  • NCCSD’s two newest National Board Certified Educators

    North Colonie CSD teachers Amy DeAngelo and Kelley Urbano have earned their National Board Certification. National Board Certification is the most respected professional certification available in education. It was designed to develop, retain, and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. Ms. Urbano teaches 5th grade ELA and Social Studies at…


  • North Colonie Pulls Out “All the Stops” on Bus Driver Appreciation Day

    The North Colonie Central School District pulled out all the stops to honor their dedicated team of bus drivers and aides on Bus Driver Appreciation Day. To celebrate, the district’s transportation department organized a special celebration to recognize the hard work and commitment of their team, which plays a critical role in safely transporting students…


  • April NC Kids Care Honorees Are True Visionaries

    Every month the North Colonie CSD Board of Education recognizes a student – or in this instance, a group of eight Shaker High School juniors – who go “above and beyond” to make a difference. The BOE members and those in attendance gave these students a standing ovation for their combined effort to raise over…


  • Stuff the CDTA Bus for United Way’s ‘518 Day’

    North Colonie is proud to be participating with the United Way of the Greater Capital Region for “518 Day” which is their day of service to support those in need throughout the area. With this – we will be participating in their “STUFF THE CDTA BUS” campaign to solicit donations for their “Community Baby Shower…


  • Attention Preschool/UPK Families: Parent Workshop April 27

    Are you a parent/guardian of a preschool or UPK student, or know someone who has a child in this age range? Please consider joining this zoom workshop April 27 starting at 6 p.m. Root Cause Series: ADHD Roots and Interventions This topic in Dr. Smitkin’s Root Cause series addresses Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) at its…