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Colonial America comes alive for grade 4 students

Student photoJune 14, 2017

Student photoColonial life came to life yesterday thanks to Robin Kravetz, who brought a variety of artifacts for the grade 4 classrooms at Lincoln.

Her granddaughter, Kaylea Deland, is in fourth grade at Lincoln.

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Grade 3 students show off their work about Italy and Japan to their parents and friends

june 9, 2017

Student photoGrade 3 students in Kathy Powers's and Anna Morlock's classes showed off their social studies research about Italy and Japan today during a fair in the cafeteria.

Powers said the students learned social studies this year in three parts: the study of global issues as they impact the US culture, the study of Italian traditions and culture and then the study of Japanese traditions and culture at the end of the year. [Read MORE] camera link icon

Grade 2 students learn about environmental issues on Five Rivers field trip

june 8, 2017

Student photoStudents in grade 2 - taught by Peggy Gillen, Winnie Valachovic and Katie Dimichino - visited the Five Rivers complex in Delmar and got an environmental education thanks to the state Department of Environmental Conservation staff during an Environmental Fair.

 DEC staff presented a variety of hands-on educational programs specifically geared for grades 2-5 in a field-day format. Each class was scheduled to visit selected teaching stations, rotating from station to station in 30-minute increments. [Read MORE] camera link icon

27 Scotia-Glenville students receive awards from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education and Dance

May 30, 2017

Student photoNearly three dozen grade 5 students from Scotia-Glenville's four schools were honored with Student Leadership Awards from the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education and Dance (APHERD) during a ceremony at Hudson Valley Community College.

About 700 students from Capital Region schools were recognized at APHERD's 32nd annual ceremony on May 8.  [Read MORE] camera link icon

Free lunches will be available again this year at Collins Park thanks to SICM

Collin park lunch flyerMay 22, 2017

Once again this summer, there will be free lunches served at Collins Park thanks to the Schenectady Inner City Ministry (SICM).

Offered to anyone 18 years old or younger, the lunches will be served on tables near the recreational building from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from June 26 to August 25.

No obligation or sign up – just drop by!

Thanks very much, SICM!

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Literacy Luau a hit as everybody focuses on reading

Student photomay 12, 2017

About 75 Lincoln students this evening took a walk on the Hawaiian side for three hours during the Literacy Luau in the library.

The students practiced Drop Everything and Read on their beach towels, played island bingo, made Lei and tropical visor creations, and grade 5 students read their favorite children's books to the younger students. [Read MORE] camera link icon

Camp Invention to be held July 10-14 at O'Rourke MS in Burnt Hills for students in kindergarten to grade 6

march 22, 2017

Camp Invenstion flyerCamp Invention will be held July 10-14 for students in both Scotia-Glenville and BHBL at O'Rourke Middle School.

The weeklong summer adventure offers  lessons that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation.

Children will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating modules. [Read MORE]

Grade 1 students put on a Valentine's performance for dozens of parents

Student photoFebruary 17, 2017

Dozens of parents flocked to Lincoln's cafeteria today to hear their grade 1 students belt out a few tunes all around a Valentine's Day theme.

The students' teachers are Maureen Armstrong, Bridget Crowley and Kimberly Weiss.

Check out this link for photos and videos from today's performance. [Read MORE] camera link icon

The votes are in: it's Hillary!

Student photoNovember 7, 2016

Students in Christy Ferri's grade 3 class sound like they're listening to mom and dad at home: "I don't like any of them!," "I'm not going to vote at all!" and "I'll never vote for her!"

Those were a few of the comments muttered today before their mock election in the presidential contest. After they voted, they folded them in half and paraded down to the red ballot box at the front door.

By the end of the day, the school-wide tally of 239 student votes was released:

Hillary Clinton: 133 votes - 55.7%

Donald Trump: 94 votes - 39.3%

Jill Stein: 6 votes - 2.5%

Gary Johnson: 6 votes - 2.5%  [Read MORE] camera link icon

Students' imaginations go wild in pumpkin decorating contest


Student photoOctober 20, 2016

The judging was done today - a difficult process to say the very least! They are Tyler Bareth in kindergarten for Wild Thing and Joceline Soto of fifth grade for Edward Tulane. Among staff, there was a tie between Tacky the Penguin (Sue Zeglen and Debbie LaFleche) and The Lorax (Elizabeth O’Neill).

october 18, 2016

Some of them wore glasses and a fireman's hat.

Some had spikes sticking out of them.

Others looked like a fish, a dog, a spooky cat or a rabbit.

One had a North Pole toy factory on top.

They come in every color imaginable - black, green, blue, yellow and the standard - orange.

These were just a few of the more than 50 entries in the Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest - in which students and staff let their imaginations run wild with the fruit of the season, pumpkins. [Read MORE] camera link icon

Scotia-Glenville welcomes students back!

september 7, 2016

Student photoThe school doors opened again today and welcomed back more than 2,500 Scotia-Glenville students, well rested from their summer break.

Check out pictures from today at each of the six school buildings. [Read MORE]

Students bring reading series to life by collecting items for children at Albany Med.

Student photoJUne 17, 2016

It’s easy to be selfish – to care only about yourself and not think about anybody else.

It takes a lot more effort to think beyond yourself and to others. What can I do help others? How can I give back to the community around me?

Grade 3 students at Lincoln, who are 8 and 9 years old, did a very adult thing after their reading series at school highlighted efforts about “how can I make a difference in my community.”  [Read MORE] camera link icon

Grade 3 students show off their knowledge and research at State Fair

Student photoJUne 6, 2016

Are there really more cows in Vermont than people? Delaware was the first state?

From Arkansas and Alabama to Wisconsin and Wyoming, grade 3 students knew the most unusual information about their designated state.

The students, whose teachers are Anna Morlock and Kathy Powers, studied their states and did the research. While many had not visited their state, most said they'd like to go there in the future. The special education co-teacher for both grade 3 classes is Dana Brockmann.

Today, they showed off their research.

Here is a link to a 50 state slideshow created by the students: Here is a link to a 50 state slideshow created by the students: 

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Free summer lunch program to be held
June 27-Sept. 2 at Collins Park in Scotia

May 23, 2016

Collins Park FlyerOnce 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.

40 S-G students on seven teams compete at regional Odyssey of the Mind; one team headed to state competition on April 2

march 7, 2016

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] camera link icon

Grade 4 students delve into Iroquois culture and customs; display works at museum

Student photomarch 3, 2016

Mia Cooper knew exactly what her Iroquois rain stick was supposed to do: "They shook them really hard so plants would grow and they would have food."

Mia's two-foot-high, bright-colored rain stick, made from a combination of duct tape, cans, rice and macaroni, was among the two dozen displays at the Iroquois Museum in James Saburro's grade 4 classroom today as parents, grandparents and friends flocked to see the students' work.

Student in James Krogh's social studies classes will have their museum displays on Friday, March 4. Speech/language therapist Anne Ashcraft assists in both classrooms. [Read MORE] camera link icon

Camp Invention for grades 1-6 will run July 11-15 at Pashley Elementary School in Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

march 1, 2016

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 students entering 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
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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