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Grade 3 concert being held at Sacandaga on May 15

Grade 3 students at Sacandaga will put on a concert at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, at Sacandaga.

The grades 4/5 chorus will also perform that evening at 7 p.m. at the high school.

Sacandaga, Glen-Worden winter concerts canceled; will not be rescheduled

March 13, 2014

Tonight's grades 3-5 Glen-Worden winter concert IS CANCELED and last night grades 3-5 Sacandaga winter concert was canceled. Neither will be rescheduled.

Patriots football player Joe Vellano stops in to visit students on way back to BostonPhoto

February 6, 2014

Joe Vellano, the #72 defensive tackle on the New England Patriots football team, stopped in at Sacandaga Elementary this morning for a back-and-forth discussion with students in grades 3 and 5.

He talked with students about being a football player, doing well in school, working hard to reach your goals and a variety of topics. He also answered students' questions. He made classroom visits to Teri Lessard's grade 3 class to visit with his cousin Evan Vellano and to Robert Gula's grade 5 class to see cousin Abby Vellano. [MORE] camera link icon

Student photoKindergarten students bring the outside in with a mix of science and math

January 16, 2014

Kindergarten students in Melissa Peterson's class didn't let an iced-over playground stop them from having fun.

They brought the outside in and mixing a bit of science and math in with it - and imagined Frosty the Snowman at the same time. [MORE] camera link icon

PRE-SCHOOL PARENTS: If you have a child entering kindergarten in September 2014, please let us know as soon as possible

November 21, 2013

Kindergarten registration is generally in late January or early February of each school year.

If we have your contact information in our database, pre-kindergarten parents will receive a mailing about registration that includes more information. Go to our Pre-School Parent page to learn how to give us your information [MORE]

Micah works his way into the hearts of  Sacandaga Elementary students

November 1, 2013

Grade 5 teacher Jeannine Dowdle introduced her second therapy dog, Micah, to the 360+ students at Sacandaga Elementary School during an assembly today.Student photo

Last November, she brought her first therapy dog, Sadie, to meet the students at Sac. 

Therapy dogs are often brought into hospitals, nursing homes and schools to offer emotional comfort and support. [MORE] camera link icon

Sacandaga community donates more than 700 items to food drive and Harvest Run

October 24, 2013

Student photoThe fourth annual food drive and Harvest Run was held today, with lots of young legs feeling pretty tired after the event.

Students in grades 3-5 ran 3 kilometers (about 1.9 miles) around the high school fields and back to the school - twice while students in kindergarten to grade 2 ran 1.5 kilometers (about .8 miles) - or once around the high school fields and back to Sacandaga. [MORE] camera link icon

APPR composite scores for teachers and principals to be released after Oct. 18Parent Guide

All Scotia-Glenville parents and guardians have the right to obtain the state Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores for their child's teacher(s) and principal(s).

Parents and guardians should download the APPR score request form in order to schedule an appointment, which will be made after Oct. 18, 2013. [MORE]

Kindergartners help fill backpacks of the Weekend Blessings program at the Mission

Student photoOctober 2, 2013

Kindergarten students in Melissa Peterson's class have filled the bellies of children they may never know. Peterson and her student teacher, Victoria Milkins, were inspired by the Weekend Blessings program, which provides nutritious snacks for children in the community who do not have access to nutritious food on weekends. [MORE] camera link icon

Scotia-Glenville's Odyssey of the Mind teams are now forming; sign up online

September 13, 2013

If your child is very creative, likes to do projects with his or her hands and really enjoys new adventures, joining one of the Odyssey of the Mind teams now forming at Scotia-Glenville may be just the ticket! [MORE]

Scotia-Glenville students return to school for a year of challenges and adventures

September 6, 2013

Student photoMore than 2,700 students walked back through their school doors today. While the same thing has happened every year for more than 60 years at S-G, the day has magic every time. Check out photos from Opening Day 2013. [MORE] camera link icon

Parent Today debuts at Scotia-Glenville!
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August 27, 2013

Parent Today badgeParent Today is a free e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Parent Today is packed with research-based information that empowers parents and supports teachers. [MORE]

The 2013-14 calendar will be mailed to homes by Aug. 23; you can check it out now

August 15, 2013

CalendarThe 2013-14 calendar will be mailed to homes in the Scotia-Glenville community by Aug. 23. You can check it now on the calendar page.

Camp Invention for grades 1 to 6 will be held July 22-26 at the Middle School

June 28, 2013

Camp Invention is coming to Scotia-Glenville Central School District this summer!

Camp Invention is a great way to keep your child inventing, discovering, exploring and achieving while having fun this summer.

Glendaal Library Media Specialist Deb Byrne will oversee the program this year.

Call 800-968-4332 or visit www.campinvention.org to register!

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.


Logo for Boxtops for EducationFind out more about the Box Tops program at www.boxtops4education.com

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National Library Week,
April 13-19

Monday, April 14-
Friday, April 18, 2014:

Spring recess - NO SCHOOL

Friday, April 18, 2014:

Good Friday - NO SCHOOL - offices closed

Sunday, April 20, 2014:

Easter

Tuesday, April 22, 2014:

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School
(BOE/Administrative Council retreat, 5-7 p.m.; BOCES budget vote)

Wednesday, April 23, 2014:

Kindergarten screening appointments, April 23-25, Glen-Worden

PTA/SDM, 6:45 p.m., Lincoln

NYSSMA Instrumental Majors Festival, Ballston Spa

Friday, April 25, 2014:

PTA Mini-Courses, 3-4:30 p.m., Glendaal - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY

PTA Movie Night, Glen-Worden

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Wednesday, April 30, 2014:

Gr. 3-8 Mathematics Common Core testing, April 30-May 2

Thursday, May 1, 2014:

Gr. 3-8 Mathematics Common Core testing, April 30-May 2

Kindergarten orientation/bus ride, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Friday, May 2, 2014:

Gr. 3-8 Mathematics Common Core testing, April 30-May 2

PTA Mini-Courses, 3-4:30 p.m., Glendaal - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY

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

Spring dance: Gr. 6, 4:30-6 p.m./Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Sunday, May 4, 2014:

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5-9

Monday, May 5, 2014:

TWO HOUR DELAYED OPENING - GRADES 6-12

Tuesday, May 6, 2014:

PTA/SDM, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Glendaal Gr. 4/5 chorus and Gr. 5 band, Gr. 8 band, and High School chamber orchestra concert, 7 p.m., High School

Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 7, 2014:

2014-15 budget public hearing, 7 p.m., Middle School

PTSA Meet the Candidates' Night, 7:30 p.m.

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal and Middle School

Walk-About, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln

PTA Council, 6 p.m., Middle School

S-G Foundation, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Thursday, May 8, 2014:

Walk-About/Ice Cream Social, 6:30-8 p.m., Sacndaga

Glen-Worden Gr. 4/5 Chorus, Gr. 6 orchestra, High School concert band concert, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, May 9, 2014:

PTA Mini-Courses, 3-4:30 p.m., Glendaal - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY

MS drama production, Aladdin Jr., 7 p.m., Middle School

Saturday, May 10, 2014:

MS drama production,  Aladdin Jr., 7 p.m., Middle School

Sunday, May 11, 2014:

Mother's Day

Monday, May 12, 2014:

Kindergarten screening appointments, May 12-14, Sacandaga

Tuesday, May 13, 2014:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

SDM, 2:45 p.m., Middle School

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Gr. 6 band and chorus, Gr. 7/8 orchestra, High School orchestra concert, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, May 14, 2014:

All-Sports Booster Club, 7 p.m., High School

Lincoln Gr/ 4/5 chorus and Gr/ 5 band, Gr. 7 band, High School concert choir, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, May 15, 2014:

PTA/SDM, 3:30 p.m., Lincoln

Sacandaga Gr. 3 concert, 6 p.m., Sacandaga

Sacandaga Gr. 4/5 chorus and Gr. 5 band, Gr. 7 chorus and High School symphonic band concert, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, May 16, 2014:

Staff Development - HALF DAY, GRADES 6-12

Prom Walk-in/Junior/Senior Prom, Albany Mariott, Wolk Road/After Prom, High School

Saturday, May 17, 2014:

PTA Bottle Drive, 9 a.m. to noon, Glen-Worden

Monday, May 19, 2014:

Elementary District Strings, Gr. 8 chorus, 7 p.m., High School

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, May 20, 2014:

Gr. 2/3 Field Day/ Family Picnic, Lincoln

Gr. 4-6 Cross Country Run, 4 p.m., High School

2014-15 budget and Board of Education vote, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., HS gym

Wednesday, May 21, 2014:

Scotia Memorial Day parade, 6:15 p.m., Mohawk Avenue, Scotia

Gr. 4 and 8 NYS science performance testing, May 21-30

Thursday, May 22, 2014:

Gr. K/1 field day, Lincoln

Friday, May 23, 2014:

Gr. 8 Science Club trip, Middle School

Monday, May 26, 2014:

Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL - offices closed

Wednesday, May 28, 2014:

Gr. 4/5 District Field Days, HS (raindate May 29)

Thursday, May 29, 2014:

Sacandaga Gr. 3 concert, 6 p.m., Sacandaga

Friday, May 30, 2014:

Senior Awards Assembly, 8 a.m./Senior Picnic following

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and Jazz, May 30 and 31, Cohoes HS

Monday, June 2, 2014:

Gr. 4 and 8 NYS science written testing

Tuesday, June 3, 2014:

NYS Common Core standardized exams, ELA and Math, High School

gr. 2/3 Field Day/Family Picnic, Sacandaga (raindate: June 4)

PTA/SDM, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Sr. Art Exhibit, awards, Pop Concert, 6 p.m., High School

Wednesday, June 4, 2014:

NYS Common Core standardized exams, ELA and Math, High School

PTA. 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Instrumental Recruitment Night, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, June 5, 2014:

Gr. 2/3 Field Dam (AM, Gr. K/1Field Day (PM), Glendaal

Gr. K-3 Field Day, Glen-Worden (raindate: June 6)

Gr. K/1 Field Day/Family Picnic, Sacandaga (raindate: June 6)

Friday, June 6, 2014:

Songtime/Choralaires, 7:30 p.m., High School

Monday, June 9, 2014:

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, June 10, 2014:

PTa, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

SDM, 2:45 p.m., Middle School

Wednesday, June 11, 2014:

Local final exams begin, High School

Thursday, June 12, 2014:

Third Trimester marking period ends, Elementary

Report Card preparation -
HALF DAY, GRADES K-5

Friday, June 13, 2014:

Gr. 5 End of Year Activity, noon-3 p.m., Glen-Worden

Saturday, June 14, 2014:

Flag Day

Sunday, June 15, 2014:

Father's Day

Monday, June 16, 2014:

Fourth marking period ends, Middle School/High School

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:

PTA/SDM, 6:45 p.m., Lincoln

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Thursday, June 19, 2014:

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Friday, June 20, 2014:

Middle School exams -
HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Saturday, June 20,, 2014:

Summer Begins

Monday, June 23, 2014:

Gr. 8 awards/moving up ceremony, 4-6 p.m., Middle School

Middle School exams -
HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, June 24, 2014:

Gr. 7 awards ceremony, Middle School

Gr. 8 trip to Great Escape, Middle School

Middle School exams -
HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Wednesday, June 25, 2014:

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Awards assembly,. Glendaal and Sacandaga

Elementary report cards sent home

Talent Show, Middle School

Scotia-Glenville Foundation, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Thursday, June 26, 2014:

Regents Rating Day -
STAFF ONLY

Saturday, June 28, 2014:

Class of 2014 graduation, 9:30 a.m., Proctor's Theater, Schenectady

Wednesday, June 30, 2014:

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Friday, July 4, 2014:

Fourth of July - offices closed

Monday, July 14, 2014:

2014-15 Re-Organizational Board of Education meeting,7 p.m., District Office

Monday, July 28, 2014:

Board of Education meeting,7 p.m., District Office

Monday, August 11, 2014:

Board of Education meeting,7 p.m., District Office

Monday, August 25, 2014:

Board of Education meeting,7 p.m., District Office

 

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