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Glendaal students show their many talents for family and friends during show

Student photoMarch 26, 2015

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] camera link icon

Students get a work out for their minds and bodies

Student photoFebruary 13, 2015

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.

The activities were funded by the school's successful Fuel Up To Play 60  and American Dairy Association grant.

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 awarded Fuel Up to Play grant

December 21, 2014

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]

Families and staff make food drive a success!

December 8, 2014Student photo

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] camera link icon

Student photoStudents learn about the Power of Food

November 14, 2014

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] camera link icon

Glendaal kicks off another year of Fuel Up to Play 60 activities

November 7, 2014Fuel Up logo

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.

The school expects to apply for another Fuel Up to Play 60 grant this year. [read MORE]

Welcome Back, Glendaal students!

Student photoSeptember 4, 2014

Check out some pictures from Opening Day, 2014 [read MORE]

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.

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, April 27, 2015:

NYS Math testing make-up dates, April 27-29

Tuesday, April 28, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, April 28-30, Glendaal

Wednesday, April 27, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, April 28-30, Glendaal

NYSSMA Instrumental Music Majors Festival, April 29-30, Saratoga Springs HS

Thursday, April 30, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, April 28-30, Glendaal

Kindergarten orientation and bus ride, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

NYSSMA Instrumental Music Majors Festival, April 29-30, Saratoga Springs HS

Friday, May 1, 2015:

Drama Club Production, The Little Mermaid Jr., 7 p.m., May 1 and 2, Middle School

Saturday, May 2, 2015:

PTA Bottle Drive, 9 a.m. to noon, Glen-Worden

Drama Club Production, 7 p.m., The Little Mermaid Jr., May 1 and 2, Middle School

SAT exam, High School

Monday, May 4, 2015:

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8

Tuesday, May 5, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, May 5-7, Sacandaga

PTA/SDM, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 6, 2015:

2015-16 budget hearing, 7 p.m., Middle School

PTA Council Meet the Board of Education Candidates forum, 7:30 p.m., Middle School

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal and Middle School

PTA Council, 6 p.m., Middle School

Kindergarten screening, May 5-7, Sacandaga

Thursday, May 7, 2015:

Walk-About/Ice Cream Social, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln

Walk-About/Ice Cream Social, 6:30-8 p.m., Sacandaga

Glendaal Gr. 3-5 performance, Gr. 4/5 Chorus, Gr. 5 band, and Gr. 4/5 Orchestra, 7 p.m. at High School

Friday, May 8, 2015:

Spring Dance: Gr. 6, 4:30-6 p.m.; Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and Jazz, May 8-9, Colonie Central HS

Saturday, May 9, 2015:

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and Jazz, May 8-9, Colonie Central HS

Sunday, May 10, 2015:

Mother's Day

Monday, May 11, 2015:

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, May 12, 2015:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Lincoln Gr. 3-5 performance, Gr. 4/5 chorus, Gr. 5 band and Gr. 4/5 orchestra, 7 p.m., High School

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, May 13, 2015:

Middle School Concert - Gr. 7 band and chorus, Gr. 7/8 orchestra, 7 p.m., at Middle School

Sports Booster Club, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, May 14, 2015:

Curiosity Showcase, Glen-Worden

Gr. 8 Science Club trip to Boston, Middle School

Middle School Concert - Gr. 6 band, chorus and orchestra, 7 p.m., at Middle School

Friday, May 15, 2015:

STAFF DEVELOPMENT - HALF DAY, GRADES 6-12

Junior/Senior Prom, Albany Marriott, 8-11 p.m., High School

Monday, May 18, 2015:

Walk-About, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Glen-Worden Gr. 3-5 performance, Gr. 4/5 chorus, Gr. 5 band, and Gr. 4/5 orchestra, 7 p.m., High School

Tuesday, May 19, 2015:

2015-16 budget and Board of Education Community Vote and District Art Show, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., High School

Gr. 4/5 Cross Country Race, 4 p.m., High School

Wednesday, May 20, 2015:

NYS SCIENCE PERFORMANCE TESTING, GRADES 4 AND 8, MAY 20-29

Friday, May 22, 2015:

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND - NO SCHOOL

Monday, May 25, 2015:

MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, May 26, 2015:

Middle School Concert - Gr. 8 band, Jazz Band, Chorus, 7 p.m., at Middle School

Monday, June 1, 2015

NYS Science Written testing, Gr. 4 and 8

Instrumental Recruitment Night, 7 p.m., High School

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Field Day/Picnic, Gr. 2/3, Sacandaga (raindate: June 3)

PTA/SDM, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Senior Art Exhibit, D-Wing, 6 p.m.; awards/Popos concert, 7 p.m., High School

Common Core HS Regents testing: ELA/Geometry

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Field Day, Gr. 2/3, Glen-Worden

Graduation speech auditions, High School

Sacandaga concert: grades 3-5 performance, grades 4/5 chorus, gr. 5 band, grades 4/5 orchestra, 7 p.m., High School

Varsity sports banquet, 7 p.m., Union College

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Field Day, K-2 in the AM; 3-5 in the PM, Glendaal

Field Day, K-1, Glen-Worden (raindate: June 5)

Field Day/Picnic, K-1, Sacandaga (raindate: June 5)

HS Senior Banquet, 6-9 pm, Riverstone Manor

Friday, June 5, 2015

Senior awards assembly, 8 a.m./Senior Picnic follows, High School

Monday, June 8, 2015

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Middle School

Sports Booster Club, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, June 12, 2015

Songtime (Choralaires), 7:30 p.m., High School

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Father's Day

Monday, June 15, 2015

RATING DAY - NO SCHOOL, GRADES 9-12

Fourth marking period ends, Middle School/High School

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Ramadan (begins at sundown)

Thursday, June 18, 2015

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Friday, June 19, 2015

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Gr. 5 End of Year activity, Noon-3 p.m., Glen-Worden

RATING DAY - NO SCHOOL, GRADES 6-8

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Flag Day

Summer begins

Monday, June 22, 2015

HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8, FINAL EXAMS

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Gr. 8 Foreign Language exams

Gr. 8 Moving Up ceremony, 4-6 p.m., Middle School

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8, FINAL EXAMS

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Gr. 4 LIterature Goes Hollywood, Glen-Worden

Gr. 8 Great Escape trip

Gr. 6/7 Awards, 8:30-11 a.m.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

NYS Regents/RCT exams, June 16-24

Elementary Moving Up exercises, Middle School finals

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS - HALF DAY

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Class of 2015 graduation,
9:30 a.m., Proctor's Theater, Schenectady

Monday, June 29, 2015

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Monday, July 13. 2015

2015-16 Board of Education re-organizational meeting, 7 p.m., Distict Office

Monday, July 27, 2015

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

Monday, August 10, 2015

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

Monday, August 24, 2015

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

 

 

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