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Free lunch programs offered at Collins Park and City View Church beginning June 30

Summer is a tough time for many families. Thanks to the Schenectady Inner City Ministry and volunteers from Union College, families won't have to worry about lunches this summer. Free lunches will be offered at Collins Park and City View Church in Scotia beginning June 30. [read MORE]

SUMMER READING @ Your SG Library program announced by library media specialists

June 4, 2014

For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, the S-G Library Media Specialist’s recommend some fabulous books to consider reading this summer.

Elementary reader suggestions can be found on the library web page at

Middle School and High School readers can see suggestions on both the Middle School and High School Library pages

Glendaal student movie to be featured at the Madison Theater in Albany June 7 and 8

June 3, 2014

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]

26 Scotia-Glenville students recognized for leadership in physical education classes

May 6, 2014

Studnet photoA 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] camera link icon

Glendaal school family comes through during collections for Scotia Food Pantry

Student photoNovember 25, 2013

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.

PRE-SCHOOL PARENTS: If you have a child entering kindergarten in September 2014, please let us know as soon as possible

November 21, 2013

Kindergarten registration is generally in late January or early February of each school year.

If we have your contact information in our database, pre-kindergarten parents will receive a mailing about registration that includes more information. Go to our Pre-School Parent page to learn how to give us your information [MORE]

Winter concert date changed

PLEASE NOTE: Glendaal's winter concert for grades 3 to 5 is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the high school. The snow date is Dec. 19. 
The original date was Dec. 10.

APPR composite scores for teachers and principals to be released after Oct. 18Parent Guide

All Scotia-Glenville parents and guardians have the right to obtain the state Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores for their child's teacher(s) and principal(s).

Parents and guardians should download the APPR score request form in order to schedule an appointment, which will be made after Oct. 18, 2013. [MORE]

Scotia-Glenville's Odyssey of the Mind teams are now forming; sign up online

September 13, 2013

If your child is very creative, likes to do projects with his or her hands and really enjoys new adventures, joining one of the Odyssey of the Mind teams now forming at Scotia-Glenville may be just the ticket! [MORE]

Scotia-Glenville students return to school for a year of challenges and adventures

Student photoSeptember 6, 2013

More than 2,700 students walked back through their school doors today. While the same thing has happened every year for more than 60 years at S-G, the day has magic every time. Check out photos from Opening Day 2013. [MORE]

Parent Today debuts at Scotia-Glenville!
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August 27, 2013

Parent Today badgeParent Today is a free e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Parent Today is packed with research-based information that empowers parents and supports teachers. [MORE]

The 2013-14 calendar will be mailed to homes by Aug. 23; you can check it out now

August 15, 2013

CalendarThe 2013-14 calendar will be mailed to homes in the Scotia-Glenville community by Aug. 23. You can check it now on the calendar page.

Camp Invention for grades 1 to 6 will be held July 22-26 at the Middle School

June 28, 2013

Camp Invention is coming to Scotia-Glenville Central School District this summer!

Camp Invention is a great way to keep your child inventing, discovering, exploring and achieving while having fun this summer.

Glendaal Library Media Specialist Deb Byrne will oversee the program this year.

Call 800-968-4332 or visit to register!

New Glendaal "How to UNMake a Bully " student video debuts

June 17, 2013

The third "How to UNMake a Bully" student-featured video has debuted at Glendaal. This video shows how students can manage and overcome stress and cope with new things in their lives, like a new school, new class and a new diagnosis. [MORE] YouTube video

Common Core testing on the way to S-G

April 11, 2013 Poster art

 If you find it’s getting harder and harder to help your child with his or her homework every night, it’s not you.
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
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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Monday, July 28, 2014:

CANCELED Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., District Office

Monday, August 11, 2014:

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., District Office

Monday, August 25, 2014:

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., District Office

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014:

Classes begin, grades 1-12

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014:

Kindergarten students begin classes




Click here for Scotia-Glenville calendar information


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