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Forts Ferry

Welcome to Forts Ferry – Home of the Lions!

The arrival bell rings at 8:40 a.m., and students arriving by bus or being dropped off enter the building. Students who are located in the “walk zone” are to walk to the school’s main entrance no earlier than this time. There is no supervision before school for those who are not directly part of the Colonie Youth Center’s Before/After School Program. The official academic day at Forts Ferry is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Since we are encouraging independence in our students, parents and/or guardians who walk their child(ren) to school are asked to say their “good-byes” in the foyer of the main entrance. If a student arrives to school after the official arrival period after 8:50 a.m., a parent or guardian will need to walk the student into school and report to the main office. At the end of the school day, dismissal by bus and parent pick-up begins at 3:15 p.m. Students walking home are dismissed prior to the buses being loaded for the ride home.

Forts Ferry NEWS

Second Semester Return-to-School Survey

As we come to the end of November, we are starting to plan for the second semester, which begins on […]

| December 3, 2020
North Colonie partners with United Way to raise funds for school community

North Colonie partners with United Way to raise funds for school community

Dec. 21 UPDATE: Thank you North Colonie! We couldn’t have done this without you! You raised $15,945 for our holiday […]

| December 2, 2020

VIDEO: Forts Ferry Call Out – November 2020

Please take some time to watch the Forts Ferry Call Out Video for November.

| November 25, 2020

Forts Ferry Turkey Shoot 2020

Like most things this school year, changes have been made to the Forts Ferry Turkey Shoot, which will take place […]

| November 18, 2020

Survey for new district website

Thank you to those of you who provided feedback on the recent district core values survey. We are working to […]

| November 9, 2020
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