FROM THE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT D. JOSEPH CORR
COMING SOON: NEW PARENT COMMUNICATIONS PLATFORM
We are excited to announce that North Colonie Central School District will be adopting a new form of school-to-home communication next month called ParentSquare. This unified communications platform is designed to be a “one-stop shop” to help keep you informed and strengthen your connection with the district, and will replace SchoolMessenger. Find out more about ParentSquare here.
NORTH COLONIE CSD LAUNCHES BARR MODEL TO SUPPORT EACH & EVERY STUDENT
On the opening superintendent conference days, our teachers participated in two days of training with consultants from the BARR organization. BARR, which stands for Building Assets, Reducing Risks, is an evidence-based model that provides our schools with a strength-based comprehensive approach to meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of each and every student. We know that coming out of the pandemic, it is more important than ever that we are able to support our students fully in the ways that they need to be successful. Through BARR, we will continue to work to harness the power of relationships to get to know each of our student’s strengths and interests so that we can support, challenge, and inspire our students to identify their passions and reach their fullest potential. Click here to learn more about BARR.
Congratulations to our Six National Merit Semifinalists
Six Shaker High School students have joined the ranks of students named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. Click here to learn about our semifinalists.
SHS Students Chosen for NYSSMA All-State Festival
Shaker High School is honored to have 11 students chosen as a performer or alternate in the 2022 New York State Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State Festival 🎵 to be held in early December. See our SHS All-State Musicians here.
How to Report a Student Absence
Parents and guardians should use the district’s Google Absence Form to report a full, partial, or multiple day(s) absence. Click here for the Absence Form.
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.
IN THE NEWS
North Colonie students, staff, alumni, and beyond are often recognized in the local, regional, state, and national news. Here are some recent ones! See a headline? Drop it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Today (Sept. 23), Forts Ferry Elementary was one of several stops during the Ride for Missing Children. 🚲 🔗 https://www.instagram.com/p/Ci3Mn7tJx_q/