April 19, 2015
Erica J. Ryan, Principal
35 Maxwell Dr., Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0580
Principal's April Newsletter
Shatekon third graders learn about The
Great Barrier Reef.
Mrs. Collin’s third graders at Shatekon learn all about the Australian Outback and the Land Down Under.
Shatekon grades 3, 4 and 5 skype with
Children’s author Dan Gutman.
Shatekon students enjoying the fresh
air in the outdoor classroom!
Ronald McDonald visits Shatekon to encourage students to read for the Ronald McDonald House.
Shatekon fifth graders become geologists!
Shatekon wears red in support of public education.
Congratulations to the APEX ALEY’S for winning the Shatekon Battle of the Books competition. This team will go on to represent Shatekon at the district compettion on Tuesday, March 31st from 6-7pm in the Arongen Gym.
Mrs. Luke's kindergarten students enjoy math games with helpers from Mrs. Ryan's 5th grade class!
Principal's Newsletter - February
Shatekon third graders use inside recess on cold days to make and present a model of the solar system.
Members of the Shatekon Buddy Program have fun making warm winter scarfs.
Shatekon first graders work on informational writing, How-to Make Cheese Pizza.
Shatekon first graders go step by step to make their own cups of lemonade during the How-to Writing Unit.
Shatekon fourth graders investigate equivalent fractions using self-created fraction bars.
The Shatekon Library Photo booth- where students search the catalog, share their favorite books and record videos of book recommendations. The fun décor and location makes for an inviting, warm, and innovative library.
Fourth graders at Shatekon Elementary take on traditional roles of Iroquois boys and girls for Haudenosaunee Day to commence their study of the Native Americans in New York state.
A Shatekon student from Mrs. Kinne's classroom presents her All About Me poster to her fifth-grade friends.
Principal's December Newsletter
Principal's November Newsletter
Shatekon 3rd graders working hard on their continent webquest on the iPad.
Shatekon students and Mrs. Drejas enjoy a ride to school in a fire truck to promote Fire Prevention Month.
Shatekon 1st graders working very hard as a group, decorating their Ghost Stories
Two beautiful girls from Mrs. Collins’ third grade class celebrating Diwali.
Shatekon staff goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
4-H visits Shatekon 2nd graders to discuss butterflies and their migration.
Beck’s Beauties Going Gold for Childhood Cancer!
Shatekon students work together to take good care of their classrooms.
Principal's Newsletter - September 2014
Shatekon staff and students are excited for a new school year! 
Shatekon staff members are HERE!
4/3/15 - Good Friday, No School
4/6/15-4/10/15 - Spring Recess, No School
4/14/15 - NYS ELA Assessment Gr. 3-8, thru 4/16
4/17/15 - Third Qtr Ends
4/22/15 - NYS Math Assessment Gr. 3-8, thru 4/24
4/24/15 - Science and Health Discovery Night, 6:30pm, HSE
4/25/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30a.m., Acadia
4/27/15 - ES Report Cards Distributed
5/5/15 - Acadia Gr. 5 Orientation, 6:30pm, Cafe
5/7/15 - Koda Gr. 5 Orientation, 6:30pm, MS Aud.
5/12/15 - Budget Hearing, 7pm, Gowana Library
5/16/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30am, Cheryl's Lodge
5/19/15 - School District Budget Vote, 7am-9pm, Gowana Gym
5/20/15 - NYS Science Performance Assessment Gr. 4/8
5/25/15 - Memorial Day, No School
6/1/15 - NYS Science Written Assessment, Gr. 4/8
6/19/14 - **In the 2014-15 calendar mailed home it says that AM kindergartners attend on this ES half day. That is incorrect. PM Kindergartners attend in the AM. Morning kindergarten students don't have school.
Kindergarten - Home Page
Grade 1- Home Page
Grade 2 -Home Page
Mrs. Kinne, Functional Skills Development