FROM THE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT D. JOSEPH CORR
Our Teachers are Lifelong Learners
Did you know that before the school year starts and throughout the year, our teachers “return to the classroom” as students themselves? Supporting our teachers in their pursuit to grow and improve their teaching and instruction methods is a priority. Read more here .
National Merit Scholarship Program Names SHS Commended Students
More than 30,000 students from across the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Congratulations to Shaker High School’s Commended Students in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Click here to learn more about our Commended Students.
Meeting Demand: Morning Intramurals Max Out
Since the start of the 2022-23 school year, SHS has opened its gym doors at 6:45 a.m. for morning intramurals and student interest is strong. Learn more about our morning intramurals here.
Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences (Half day for elementary students only)
Friday, Nov. 11 – Veterans Day (No School)
Congrats to our NC Kids Care October Recipients
Avery Lyons and Violet Williams, fifth grade students in Michele Sano’s class at Latham Ridge Elementary, will be honored at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Oct.24. Be on the lookout for more information about this dynamic duo next week.
EVENTS / UPDATES / REMINDERS
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. (NOTE: ParentSquare replaces SchoolMessenger)
Our elementary schools have some great Halloween events coming up! 🎃
Shaker Youth Wrestling Registration is Open
Grades 1- 6 / November 22 – March 9
Beginners & Experienced Wrestlers
Shaker Athletics Winter Season
Monday, Nov. 14 – Varsity, JV & Freshman
Monday, Nov. 21 – Modified
Learn more and register at bisonboosters.org.
North Colonie in the News
North Colonie students, staff, alumni, and beyond are often recognized in the local, regional, state, and national news. Here is a recent one! See a headline? Drop it to us at email@example.com.