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Students and staff show their UNITY

Student photooctober 21, 2015

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] camera link icon

Student photoWelcome back to school!

September 8, 2015

Check out photos from the first day of school at Glendaal and all the schools! [Read MORE] camera link icon

Newest addition to the Glendaal LMC Lab keeping an eye on things

CardinalJune 18, 2015

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] camera link icon

Two dozen Scotia-Glenville students receive NYSAHPERD physical education awards

Student photoMay 7, 2015

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] camera link icon

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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