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Dozens at the City Mission enjoy breakfast thanks to Glen-Worden's grade 5 students

March 14, 2015

Student photoFor the 15th straight year, grade 5 students today served breakfasts to dozens of community members and residents - men, women and children - at the City Mission of Schenectady.

The students, joined by their parents, their teachers Rachel Delgado and Christine DeCarlo and Principal Mark McCarthy, began showing up at 6 a.m. to start work on making pancakes, bacon and fruit cups, pour orange juice, put out muffins and set the tables. [read MORE] camera link icon

Glen-Worden students celebrate reaching 750,000 minutes of reading this year

Student photoMarch 9, 2015

The Reading Millionaire program celebrated a milestone today - 750,000 minutes have been read by the 240 students at Glen-Worden. That works out to 3,215 minutes on average for each child or 51.2 hours of concentrated reading so far this year.

That's a lot of minutes and, while not every child has reached the average, it shows an overall commitment to keeping books in the hands of young people. [read MORE] camera link icon

G-W concert rescheduled for Dec. 10

The Glen-Worden Band/Orchestra concert (originally scheduled for Dec. 2) is rescheduled for Wednesday, December 10 at 6:30 at Glen-Worden.

Students and staff wear pink and raise $544 toward cancer researchStudent photo

October 22, 2014

Students and staff wore pink and brought in donations for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

The school raised $272 and a Glen-Worden family matched that donation.

So G-W's total donation was $544! [read MORE] camera link icon

Student photoWelcome Back, Glen-Worden students!

September 4, 2014

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

Grade 5 students take a walk down memory lane; thank parents and teachers for the memories

Student photoJune 23, 2014

Some of the fifth-graders may not remember the leprechaun traps from kindergarten, the landform projects from grade 3 or the buttons on a string from Twelfth Night in grade 4.

They were reminded of many of their past projects today during "A Walk Down Memory Lane" in the library media center and outside the primary wing door.

Grade 5 teachers Rachel Delgado and Christine DeCarlo created the program with the help of many current and past staff members.  [read MORE]camera link icon

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

Fifth graders prepare and serve breakfast at the City Mission

April 12, 2014

Student photoThe fifth-graders at Glen-Worden prepared and served about 188 breakfasts to thankful men, women and children at the City Mission of Schenectady today.

The students, joined by their parents, their teachers Rachel Delgado and Christine DeCarlo and Principal Mark McCarthy, began showing up at 6 a.m. to start work on making pancakes, bacon and fruit cups, pour orange juice, put out muffins and set the tables. The meal was served at 8 a.m. [MORE] camera link icon

Have a meal at McDonald's and help out the Glen-Worden PTA on Tuesday, April 8

McTeacher's Night will will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at  the Glenville McDonalds on Route 5 (across from Target).

Between those hours, 20 percent of the sales - including drive thru and counter service - will be donated back to the Glen-Worden PTA.

At least 15 staff volunteers will be at the restaurant during those hours to greet customers and help out.

 McDonald's will provide an ice cream party to the classroom with the most diners who attend the event. The PTA will track sales by classroom.

Students have read more than 250,000 minutes since October; time to exercise

February 10, 2014

Student photoMany of the 245 students at Glen-Worden have been reading a lot since the Reading Millionaire program began in October.

In fact, they have read at least 250,000 minutes so far - that is 4,166 hours of reading. Their goal is to read for 1 million minutes.

To celebrate this one-quarter milestone, the school today got students moving and exercising - whether by learning Zumba, crawling across the gymnasium floor or balancing themselves against a wall. They also heard a mystery PTA reader.

Blended in all of the activities was talk about eating healthy with Food Facts at each station. [MORE] camera link icon

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 is being used at all Scotia-Glenville elementary schools. Find out more about it here, including a video developed for Curiosity Showcase.

Save your Box Tops for Education labels, Campbell's Soup Labels for Education, and also small printer cartridges for Glen-Worden fundraisers.

 


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National Library Week, April 12-18

Friday, April 17, 2015:

NYS ELA testing make-up, April 17-21

PTA Movie Night, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Suburban Council MS Music Festival, Shenendehowa HS, April 17-18

Saturday, April 18, 2015:

Suburban Council MS Music Festival, Shenendehowa HS, April 17-18

Tuesday, April 21, 2015:

Kindergarten screening - April 21-23, Glen-Worden

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Board of Education (BOCES budget vote), 7 p.m., Middle School

Wednesday, April 22, 2015:

NYS Math testing, Gr. 3-8

Kindergarten screening, April 21-23, Glen-Worden

Earth Day

Administrative Professionals' Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015:

NYS Math testing, Gr. 3-8

Kindergarten screening, April 21-23, Glen-Worden

Friday, April 24, 2015:

NYS Math testing, Gr. 3-8

PTA Movie Night, Glen-Worden

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, 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., 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

 

 

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