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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.

Ronald McDonald visits Sacandaga to boost reading program

Student photoMarch 17, 2016

Students at Sacandaga School are participating in a Reading Month during the month of March.

Students track their hours of reading and can also ask family and friends to sponsor them for every minute read.

All donations will go toward the Ronald McDonald House in Albany.

Ronald McDonald came to Sacandaga for a visit on March 8 to thank students and staff for sponsoring the reading activities to benefit Ronald McDonald House. Attached are some pictures from March 8th, when Ronald McDonald came to Sacandaga school and visited some classrooms to thank students for reading this month. [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]

Harvest Run a huge success!

october 23, 2015

Student photoThere was a lot of running and tired legs on this chilly day during the sixth annual Harvest Run and food drive at Sacandaga Elementary School.

Students in kindergarten to grade 2 ran a 1.5 kilometer course while the older students in grades 3-6 doubled that with a 3 kilometer run around the school and neighboring high school property.

In addition, students and staff brought in 570 donated food items, which will be donated to the Scotia-Glenville Food Bank. [Read MORE] camera link icon

Girls on the Run boosting girls one at a time

september 28, 2015Girls on the Run

Twice a week, a group of 15 girls in grades 3 through 5 at Sacandaga get together after school to have fun while building self-esteem, realizing they are part of a bigger community, learning healthy eating habits and working toward a common goal.

“This program is wonderful for girls this age because it helps build confidence and self esteem,” said parent Jaime Riegel. “We are super excited to empower these young girls. The girls learn about team work, working with others they may normally not work with and learn the importance of building up themselves and those around them.” [Read MORE] camera link icon

Student photoWelcome back to school!

September 8, 2015

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

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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