Glendaal buddy teams get a workout at Camp Cardinal in honor of the Summer Olympics
Whether it was balancing a ball on a stick, scooting across mats Army style, filling a bottle of water by hand or taste testing healthy snacks, buddy teams of students at Glendaal today got a workout in the name of the Summer Olympics this summer in Brazil.
There was something for everybody at Camp Cardinal Down Under!...even the chocolate lover. Chocolate chips were part of the healthy snacks? "Dark chocolate is good for your heart," cheered one obviously happy young man.
The day began with a dedication to Carol Atkins, who is retiring as Glendaal's physical education teacher, as the "best physical education teacher at Glendaal" complete with a gold medal. [Read MORE]
Free summer lunch program to be held
June 27-Sept. 2 at Collins Park in Scotia
May 23, 2016
Once again this summer, free lunches will be served at Collins Park in Scotia every weekday (except July 4) for anyone under age 18. Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The lunches are sponsored by the Schenectady Inner City Ministry (SICM). Download the flyer by clicking on the image above.
Grade 5 student Ryan Schlaeg wins $100 Fuel Up to Play 60 Prize Pack
May 10, 2016
grade 5 student Ryan Schlaeg has won a $100 Fuel Up to Play 60
Prize Pack by completing a challenge in March on the Fuel up to
Play 60 website!
All students who completed a challenge in March were entered for a chance to win. Keep on being active!
The Prize Pack included footballs, a water bottle, pedometer, notebook, pen, knit cap, a small backpack and other goodies.
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Student reaches 100 mile running mark
Quinn Fasciglione, a student in Tana Case's grade 4 class at Glendaal, is the first student at school to reach 100 miles of running this school year.
The 100 Mile Club is a national organization in which Glendaal participates as a link of the Fuel up to Play 60 program. Students are encouraged to run a quarter mile trail outside during recess and also earn miles through their running club participation before school using pedometers. Quinn is our first student to get to 100 miles! Click on the image to enlarge it.
Seven Odyssey of the Mind teams composed of 40 Scotia-Glenville students competed at the regional contest at Shenendehowa High School on Saturday, March 5; one high school team is headed to the state's competition on April 2 at Binghamton University.
The Odyssey of the Mind program teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems in a team setting. Embedded in the process are 21st Century Skills such as Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness, Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills, Self-Direction and Adaptability. [Read MORE]
Be sure your son or daughter keeps their minds active over the summer.
Camp Invention will be offered at Pashley Elementary School, 30 Pashley Road Glenville, NY 12302. The cost is $220 for the week, unless you register by March 21 to save $25. It is open to studentsentering grades 1-6.
Camp Invention will run from July 11-15 from 9 am to 3:30 pm.
The Camp Invention program is a week-long summer enrichment program that partners with schools across the country to reinforce the traditional school year with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) concepts through inquiry-based, hands-on engagement. [Read 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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