The school phase, will take place from Nov. 30 through Dec. 8,with the district's five elementary schools and two middle schools each spending one day that week to celebrate the campaign.
There will be collection boxes at Colonie High School during that time.
"All of the buildings are doing different things," John Noetzel, a representative with the district, said. "One of our bus drivers actually came up with the idea."
The celebration days are: Monday, Nov. 30, Forest Park School; Tuesday, Dec. 1, Veeder School; Wednesday, Dec. 2, Shaker Road School; Thursday, Dec. 3, Roessleville School; Friday, Dec. 4, Saddlewood School; Monday, Dec. 7, Lisha Kill School; and Tuesday, Dec. 8, Sand Creek School.