March 22, 2016
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]
Keeping in mind that Glendaal's annual theme is "Cardinals Unite for Health," students at the 240-student school took time out to enjoy a host of activities designed to boost their personal health/
There were six stations. Students and their buddies rotated through the stations.
The activities included Yoga for kids, Aerobics, Cooperative hula hoops game, Nutrition Trivia with a Hannaford supermarket dietician, a cooperative Unity relay in the hallway, and high-powered cardio exercises. [Read MORE]
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]
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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