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Shaker 6-12 Summer Learning Program

Discover what summer school has to offer!

Location | Important Dates | Program Highlights | Registration Information | School Hours | Summer Curriculum & Instruction | Attendance & Code of Conduct | District Mission

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Grades 6-12 summer school will be located in the J-Wing of Shaker High School.


June 27 & July 1: High School Summer Registration 

July 8: First Day of Summer School 

July 8-August 8: Middle School Program 

July 8-August 8: High School Program 

July 17: Walk-in Regents Sign-Up Deadline 

July 17: Regents Boot Camp Registration Deadline 

August 12-15: Regents Boot Camp 

*Attendance is required for the following classes for Regents preparation: ELA, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Chemistry, Earth Science, Living Environment, Global History, U.S. History 

August 19 & August 20: Regents Exams 

August 21: Senior Graduation

Program Highlights

Wellness Courses

Experienced Teachers

Transportation Daily

Safe Environment 

Free Tuition & Meals 

Small Class Sizes 

registration information

Registration is for North Colonie residents only.

Middle School: In May, families will receive letters informing them if their child is at risk of needing summer school. Families will receive final notification by June 27th if their student is required to attend summer school based on their final school marks. Students who are mandated to attend summer school will receive information from the Transportation Department regarding bus routes, pick-up, and drop-off times.

High School: Registration will be held on June 27th from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. & July 1 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the counseling center and conference room. School counselors will be available to briefly answer questions and meet with parents and students as needed.

school hours

Bus Arrival: 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast Pickup: 8:00 a.m.
Period 1: 8:10 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.
Period 2: 9:10 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
Period 3: 10:10 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Dismissal: 11:05 a.m.
Lunch Pickup: 11:05 a.m.
Bus Departure: 11:15 a.m.

summer curriculum & instruction

North Colonie will provide an active, engaging, hands-on summer learning program that encourages student participation, ownership, and choice throughout summer learning. Students will engage in collaborative learning that incorporates listening, problem-solving, inquiry, reflection, and the opportunity to master skills or competencies through practice. Courses will be delivered by certified classroom teachers with curriculum that aligns to NYS learning standards. Courses with culminating Regents exams will include integrated Regents preparation.

high school course offerings

English 9R, English 10R, English 11R, Algebra 1/1A/1B/Unified 1/Unified 1 Foundations, Algebra 2/2A/2B/Unified 2, Applied Algebra & Geometry, Geometry, 3rd year Math Elective, Global 9R, Global 10R, U.S. History, Earth Science R, Biology R, Applied Biology 1R/ 2R, Unified Biology 1 Foundations, Chemistry, PE, Wellness

middle school course offerings

Grades 6, 7, 8: ELA, Math, Wellness

regents boot camp

Regents Boot Camp will run from August 12 – August 15. Students enrolled in credit recovery for Regents bearing courses are encouraged to take the full summer program. You may register to attend Regents Boot Camp if you choose not to complete summer school course credit recovery.

attendance & Code of conduct

Students may not miss more than 3 days of summer school. Students who miss more than 3 days will be subject to makeup hours. Excessive tardiness will be addressed and subject to makeup time as well. 

Code of Conduct

No smoking, vaping, possession of weapons, illegal drugs or alcoholic beverages. Violence or any disruptive behavior is not permitted at any time. Offenders will be dropped from the summer school program. Summer school is a closed campus. Students are not allowed out of the building between classes. All North Colonie Central School District Code of Conduct regulations will be enforced. Students are expected to bring charged Chromebooks daily.

district mission

All students are provided the opportunity and necessary support to engage in relevant, challenging work which contributes to their academic and social growth and development. All staff, teachers and administrators are part of a larger learning community working together to build collective capacity in order to provide a high-quality, relevant, equitable education for all.