As part of the focus on strengthening Glendaal's Cardinal Caring Community, the school of nearly 300 students and staff came upon a novel way to expressing their desire to come together to combat bullying: let's spell the word "Unity."
That's what they did today, National Unity Day, a part of the month-long national Bullying Prevention Month. [Read MORE]
Check out photos from the first day of school at Glendaal and all the schools! [Read MORE]
When you stroll into the Glendaal Library Media Center computer lab, your first instinct will be to duck.
But don't worry - that beautiful Cardinal looking down from his perch isn't real.
Art teachers Adrienne Hall and Jessica Macherone created this beautiful tree with its new resident for the children of Glendaal to enjoy. [Read MORE]
Two dozen Scotia-Glenville elementary students were among more than 600 students recognized from throughout the region for leadership in their physical education classes.
The 30th annual Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards were presented at Hudson Valley Community College through the Capital Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYSAHPERD). [Read MORE]
Performing in front of other people takes a lot of courage and confidence.
Whether they danced, sang, played piano, juggled, hula hooped or used light sabers, the 37 students who performed during tonight's Glendaal's Got Talent show for parents, friends and family showed their true abilities before a packed cafeteria. [Read MORE]
Today's Healthy Hearts program got students moving physically and mentally as they rotated to six stations ranging from a Heart Trivia exercise to Feed Your Heart to Heartaerobics.
Students did crab walks with beanie babies on their stomachs up and down the hallway, played trivia (how much blood is in your body - answer: 1.5 gallons) and exercised at every turn in the gymnasium, library media center and cafeteria. [Read MORE]
Glendaal has been awarded a $2,050 grant from the Fuel Up to Play 60 program and American Dairy Association to purchase a vegetable steamer and smoothie blender for food preparation at Glendaal as well as to revamp and restock depleted recess equipment, such as volleyballs, kickballs and wiffle balls and bats. [Read MORE]
Students, families and staff brought in more than 632 items to be donated to the Scotia Food Pantry.
In the photo at right, these four Glendaal students in particular helped count, sorted and boxed up the food from the November Glendaal Food Drive for the Scotia Food Pantry. They are from Grace Heiner (gr. 4), Lily Gallucio (gr. 3), Stephanie James (gr. 4) and Clark Brice (gr. 4). [Read MORE]
If Glendaal students bring home any messages to their parents tonight, they will be these: the darker the vegetable is, the better and slice fruits and vegetables VERY thin.
Those are just two of the many messages conveyed by Chef/Dr. Robert Dell’Amore’s at the “Inspiring Healthy Kids through the POWER OF FOOD” assemblies at Glendaal today.
“Cooking is creative. It’s like painting with food,” Dr. Dell’Amore, who was also joined by culinary researcher Elaine Medin, told students during the hour-long program. "This is all about the power of food. It has the power to heal and make you healthy." [Read MORE]
Glendaal kicked off another year of Fuel Up to Play 60 activities today with an assembly featuring former Glendaal students who are now high school athletes.
Check out some pictures from Opening Day, 2014 [read MORE]
The anti-bullying video made by students and staff at Glendaal, "How to Unmake a Bully, Vol. 3: Stressing the New," will be shown before the movie "Frozen" at the Madison Theater, 1036 Madison Avenue, Albany, this weekend - June 7 and 8 - at 12:50 p.m. [read MORE]
A total of 26 Scotia-Glenville students from the four elementary schools and middle school were among the 650 students from throughout the region recognized for leadership in their physical education classes at Hudson Valley Community College tonight.
They received the 29th annual Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards. The awards are presented through the The Capital Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYSAHPERD). [MORE]
The Glendaal community recently collected 776 food items - enough to fill 29 boxes - to be donated to the Scotia Food Pantry. The effort was coordinated by the buddy classrooms of students in kindergarten and grade 3.Click on the photo to enlarge it.
New Glendaal "How to UNMake a Bully " student video debuts
June 17, 2013
If you find it’s getting harder and
harder to help your child with his or her homework every night, it’s
Schools in New York and 44 other states have begun to implement the Common Core Learning Standards – a set of standards that will be consistent from state to state. The goal is to ensure that students from coast to coast are college- and career-ready when they graduate from high school. Download the flyer above and watch a video for parents. [MORE]
Responsive Classroom is being used at all Scotia-Glenville elementary schools. Find out more about it here, including a video developed at Glen-Worden.
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