FCCLA students present Super Hero capes to help sick children

MARCH 29, 2017 Sick children in hospitals up and down the Hudson Valley will benefit from the efforts of Scotia-Glenville’s FCCLA chapter and S-G middle school and high school students. The students in FCCLA, short for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, and students in the high school child development class, members of the …

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AP Economics class presents plans for new area businesses

MARCH 28, 2017 Students in Darren VanHeusen’s AP (Advanced Placement) Economics class presented ideas for new local businesses – everything from a mobile hair cut operation to a fresh food option for office workers – complete with plans to grow their businesses in the coming years. They also had to present their plans to administrators, …

Board of Education supports budget proposal as it now stands

Field trips and after-school buses were restored to the spending plan and a part-time guidance counselor was added; elementary monitors, a MS TA and one elementary position would still be cut in the proposal MARCH 27, 2017 The Board of Education and Superintendent Susan Swartz took a step back tonight, restoring the field trips and …

Grade 2 students at Glen-Worden learn about farming and agriculture

MARCH 24, 2017 Frances Brown, along with her husband Lyle, run the well-known Brown’s Family Stand near Exit 25 in Rotterdam on a third generation family farm. They are known for their sweet corn, tomatoes and cucumbers. As part of the Agriculture in the Classroom, through the Farm Bureau and Cornell Cooperative Extension, Frances Brown …

“Launch” Program to debut this summer for students in kindergarten to grade 6

MARCH 22, 2017 Since 1990, Camp Invention has taken summer fun and transformed it from ordinary to extraordinary! In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, O’Rourke Middle School is pleased to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention which is now for participants entering Kindergarten through 6th grade! The exciting, weeklong summer adventure offers lessons that …

Restaurants and businesses to be featured at Taste of Scotia on April 3

MARCH 20, 2017 Help the Scotia-Glenville Education Foundation fund innovative school programs while getting to sample tastes from some of the best restaurants in the area. A Taste of Scotia-Glenville will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3 at the high school cafeteria, Route 147, Scotia. Beyond the yummy foods, there will also …

Glen-Worden students serve breakfast at City Mission for the 16th year

MARCH 18, 2017 For the 16th year, nearly 50 grade 5 students today served breakfasts to dozens of community members and residents – men, women and children – at the City Mission of Schenectady. The students, joined by their parents, their teachers Rachel Delgado and Christine DeCarlo and Principal Mark McCarthy, began showing up at 6 a.m. …