North Colonie News: Sept. 7
FROM THE OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT D. JOSEPH CORR
BACK TO SCHOOL
The first day of school for all K through 12 students is Monday, September 12.
SCHOOL DAY SCHEDULES
All of our elementary schools are shifting to the same schedule, with the elementary school day running from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The middle school schedule will shift from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the high school schedule will be from 7:10 a.m. to 2:06 p.m.
Click here to see the school schedules for 2022-23.
SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
To find the school supply lists, go to northcolonie.org and click on your student’s school under “Our Schools.”
WHAT YOU CAN FIND IN THE PARENT PORTAL
Now is the perfect time to review and update your contact information through the Campus Parent Portal. Learn more about the Campus Parent Portal here.
Here’s some helpful information you can find in the Parent Portal.
- Elementary homeroom placement letters (in the Backpack). Parents can find the Backpack by logging in to the Portal, then selecting more in the left column and then clicking on the Backpack.
- Shaker Middle School student schedules.
- Shaker High School student schedules.
- Transportation schedules.
- Your student’s ID # (click the “Today” tab).
Click here to log in to the Campus Parent Portal.
ARRIVING IN YOUR MAILBOX
APPLICATION FOR FREE AND REDUCED MEALS 2022-23
Please check your postal mailboxes for the return of the Free and Reduced Meals Application. This mailing also includes information about the pricing for meals and the new payment system. Please read the web story about important updates for school meals by clicking here.
2022-23 DISTRICT CALENDAR
Each North Colonie family will receive a copy of our printed calendar. This year’s calendar theme is “We are the Future” and each month highlights various aspects of what makes North Colonie special.
🎉 WEEKLY BOOST 🎉
SUMMER GRADS RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
Donning caps and gowns, and with family and friends watching with excitement, four additional Shaker High School Class of 2022 graduates received their diplomas late last month during a ceremony held in the Shaker High School Auditorium. Read more about our summer grads here.
SHAKER GARDEN: GROWING PRODUCE AND PARTNERSHIPS
While many schools across the country have embarked on starting gardens, only a few persevere. And even fewer, like Shaker Garden, thrive and grow to be so successful. Click here to read more about the garden.
IN THE NEWS
North Colonie students, staff, alumni, and beyond are often recognized in the local, regional, state, and national news. Here are the recent ones! See a headline? Drop it to us at email@example.com.
Kathleen Skeals Named Superintendent of North Colonie CSD
https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/New-North-Colonie-superintendent-named-17386750.php (Times Union)
North Colonie Alum Taking TikTok by Storm
Schenectady’s ‘Ally the Piper’ hits 1 million followers on TikTok (with photos, videos (The Daily Gazette)
SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
On behalf of the Colonie Town Library 📖 we are sharing the below information in support of its efforts to prepare its next strategic plan. They are seeking input from teens, adults, library users and non-users: The Colonie Town Library is looking for your feedback on how they can serve you better. Whether you’re a teen, adult, user or non-user, please consider completing this short survey, http://libr.info/survey2022.
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