May 23, 2013
Karin Skarka, Principal
100 Chango Drive, Ballston Lake, NY 12019 • 518-881-0520
Congratulations to the following Chango students who were elected for the received the 2013 Physical Education Student Leadership Award: Benjamin Kniskern, Nicholas Lemire, Matthew Miller, Emma Norris, Annabelle Sala. These students were selected for consistently demonstrating sportsmanship, displaying positive attitudes, possessing a strong work ethic, exhibiting a willingness to learn and improve, being involved in the school community, and for being role models for their fellow peers.
Mrs. Pavlick's 5th grade class making the entrance of Chango beautiful by weeding, planting and raking.
Fun Day 2013 will be held on Wednesday-June 5th (with Rain Dates of Thursday-June 6th and Wednesday-June 12th if needed). There will be more information to follow as the event gets closer and you can also check out Coach Fersch’s PE webpage for information as well.
Our fifth graders had the opportunity to meet with Senator Hugh Farley at the state capitol.
Chango 4th graders participate in the “Measures for Measuring” program provided by the Scotia-Glenville Children’s Museum. 
Chango students perform labs on Rocks and Minerals for Science.
First graders march in the 100th day
of school parade. 
First graders see and touch a real fossils and participate in their own dinasaur dig. 
The Chango fifth graders complied lists of their favorite books. The lists are now on display to help other students select books from and so the students can challenge themselves to read across the different genre types.
Mr. Kuhn’s 4th grade class holds the Crayfish Olympics. 
Chango 5th Grade students are learning about correct facial proportion. They were rewarded with a fun exercise that included teamwork, sportsmanship and creativity. Mr. C’s 5th Grade did an excellent job working together to create amazing portraits. http://www.youtube.com/embed/W6XY02eqo00
Former Chango student Kevin Cook accompanies the Chango chorus at their winter concert.
Chango Elementary School PTA is offering two $750 scholarships to graduating Shenedehowa seniors who attended and graduated from Chango Elementary School. Scholarships are granted based on academic achievement, participation in extra-curricular activities, and community service. Applications are available at HSE Counseling Center and should be completed and returned by March 8, 2013.
Chango Student Council members collected non-perishable food items for their Annual Food Drive. It was a great success!
Chango honored America's Veterans is a special way. A Veteran wall, banner, and display case proudly showed their appreciation and thanks!
5/21/13 - School Budget Vote and Board Election 
5/22/13 - NYS Gr. 4 and 8 science performance test,for "Don't Stress the Test" info
5/24/13 - No School
5/27/13 - Memorial Day, No School
6/14/13 - The 2012-13 calendar erroneously left off this elementary half day. Please be advised that it is a half day for elementary students. AM kindergarten attends.
Kindergarten- Home Page
Grade 1 - Home Page
Grade 2-Home Page
Grade 3 - Home Page
Grade 5 - Home Page
Mrs. Lee-Alden, music
Mrs. Schram, accelerated math
Coach Fersch, physical education
Mrs. Tallman, Shen Strings
Mrs. Kinne, Functional Skills Development