Nominate somebody for a Founder’s Day recognition – Feb. 7, 2018

SAVE THE DATE for Founder’s Day – Feb. 7! Come help celebrate those who go above and beyond to enrich the lives of our Scotia-Glenville students! This year’s PTA Council’s Founder’s Day dinner will be Wednesday, February 7th at the Glen Sanders Mansion. Look out for flyers coming home or click on this link, http://bit.ly/SGFoundersDay, to nominate someone. …

 It is really hot today, and several other schools are closing early. Why isn’t Scotia-Glenville doing the same?

RESPONSE: Thanks for your comment. Three other school districts – Cairo-Durham, Columbia Christian Academy and Hudson City schools – closed early because of the heat. We looked at that situation but felt our students were safe in the buildings, since it tends to get cool overnight. Students were encouraged to stay hydrated; physical education students …

NYS Education Department approves new learning standards

Board of Regents approves Next Generation Learning Standards On Sept. 11, 2017, the Board of Regents adopted the Next Generation Learning Standards in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. These standards replace the controversial Common Core Learning Standards and will be rolled out slowly over the next few years in order to provide adequate time …

S-G students perform well in Blackbird Invite

The girls cross country team placed 4th at the Blackbird Invite on Saturday. They were led by Laura Meade and Olivia Wheeler. Delaney Krogh and Courtney Dicarlo placed 1st and 2nd in the Freshmen race. The boys cross country team placed 6th. They were led by Nathan Tabbert and Gabe Winters-Bona The jv boys cross country team placed 9th. They were led by Sam Whitehead and Tyler Hanhurst  …

Six students showing their work in the Roving Art Show

The following students have art work displayed in The Roving Art Show. The opening reception will be held on Thursday September 14th at the Baptist Health Center. Congratulations to: Ryan Bruce Ethan McKone Shaelyn Kars Sophia Estrada Heather Zullo Kristen Ferrand

Teachers, nurses and school district reach four-year contract

Pay raises in exchange for higher health care costs The 247 members of the Scotia-Glenville Teachers’ Association (SGTA) have a new, four-year contract. The new pact, approved by the SGTA on Sept. 7 and by the Board of Education on Sept. 11, calls for “cost of living” salary increases of 1 percent this school year …

Next Generation Learning Standards adopted by state

Schools need to fully implement the new standards by September 2020 The Board of Regents has adopted the Next Generation Learning Standards in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics – guidelines which detail what students should know and be able to do at each grade level; they do not require school districts to follow any …

Enrollment stable as school opens for 2017-18

The opening day enrollment at ScotiaGlenville’s six school buildings was up slightly from the 2016-17 school year with nearly 2,500 students finding their way to class! Classroom enrollment figures from the beginning of school in September showed 2,484 students in grades K-12 on September 7. That compares with 2,459 on September 8, 2016. This year, …