Grade 4 students participating in Nation's Report Card testing on March 2
Three grade 4 classrooms at Sacandaga Elementary will be part of the Nation’s Report Card – they have been selected to take National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as NAEP, national standardized tests in March.
Their results will be combined with classrooms across the state and nation to give political and educational leaders a glimpse about how well the nation's education system is preparing students.
Students in grade 4 classes taught by Andy DiCaprio, Cheryl Ladopoulos and David McLear will sit for the 120-minute tests in both Reading and Mathematics on March 2. [Read MORE]
Gingerbread Men make great partners in a kindergarten science experiment!
Melissa Peterson's kindergarten class was overrun with Gingerbread Men late last week, as students used them to perform a science experiment.
Each student was given a gingerbread cookie. They first drew a picture of it and then made predictions about what it would look like once it was dunked in water. Students recorded the outcomes on their lab sheets. [Read MORE]
Sac staff and students collect more than 600 items to donate to food pantry as part of annual Harvest Run
October 31, 2016
The Sacandaga Caring Community raised 606 food items for the Scotia Food Pantry as part of the annual Harvest Run!! The student runners had great weather for their respecive events. Every student in K-2 ran 1.5 K and grades 3-5 ran 3K. The PTA bought farm fresh crisp apples for each student to enjoy after the run. All students finished the Harvest Run, with healthy rosy cheeks! [Read MORE]
Scotia-Glenville welcomes students back!
september 7, 2016
Check out pictures from today at each of the six school buildings. [Read MORE]
Buddy students tell jokes, sing songs and have fun at assembly
"What do you call a bear with no teeth?"
"A gummi bear"
"How do you know the ocean is friendly?"
"It keeps waving."
These were just two of the nuggets of humor shared at today's buddy assembly at Sacandaga Elementary School by teams of students - one student in grade 5 and one in a younger grade. Tall and short. Loud and quiet. The differences were obvious but the jokes and songs brought them together. [Read MORE]
Free summer lunch program to be held
June 27-Sept. 2 at Collins Park in Scotia
May 23, 2016
Once 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.
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]
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 studentsentering 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 is being used at all Scotia-Glenville elementary schools. Find out more about it here, including a video developed at Glen-Worden.