North Colonie News: Oct. 14


🎉 A Week of School Spirit 🎉

SHS celebrated Spirit Week with designated Spirit Days including “Anything But a Backpack Day” and Marvel/Disney Day. Hundreds of student attended today’s Pep Rally featuring numerous athletic teams, the pep band, select choir, and more. Tonight the 🏈 Varsity Football 🏈 team takes on Bethlehem.

Go Big Blue! #HornsUp

Read about some of our festivities:

‘Tiring’ Easily at SHS Spirit Week!

Disney/Marvel Characters Visit SHS

Go Big Blue! SHS Students Celebrate at Pep Rally

We’ve captured all of this week’s festivities on our social media channels. Follow us:




4th & 5th Graders Participate in XC Race

Hundreds of North Colonie elementary students took to the fields at the Colonie Town Park earlier this week for the XC Race for 4th and 5th graders.

Students from Blue Creek, Boght Hills, Forts Ferry, Latham Ridge, Loudonville, and Southgate elementary schools participated in a one-mile run.

Click here to read about the event and to see the top three runners for each race. We’ll post the full results next week. 


On your marks — 4th grade girls ready to run!

Important Dates

Friday, Oct. 21 & Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences (Half days for elementary students only)

Friday, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day (No School)

ParentSquare App

North Colonie CSD recently launched ParentSquare, a tool for all school to home communication. It provides two-way communication that fosters awareness and keeps parents informed of all the happenings in their child’s education. Notifications are sent via email, text, phone call and push notification. If you haven’t already you can download the free mobile app in your app store. It’s available for both iOS and Android.

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Shaker Athletics: College Athletics Panel – Monday, Oct. 17 @ 7 p.m.

Thinking about playing sports in college and want to learn more?  🏈 ⚽ 🎽 This event is open to NC students (grades 7-12) and parents, with a primary focus on student athletes currently in grades 8-11. Click here to register and ask a question.


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