50 Middle School students inducted into
the National Junior Honor Society
November 13, 2014
Congratulations to the newest members of the
Less than one-quarter of the class
qualified for induction this year - making it quite an honor for
these students. These students are genuinely a
Students and their families gathered tonight to
honor the 50 grade 8 students who were inducted into the National
Junior Honor Society for the 2014-15 school year. There are 207 students in the grade 8 class.
The students inducted represent 24 percent of the class.
Middle School students and staff Make a Difference for a dozen
Those lawns buried with leaves and twigs were
no match for the two dozen students and staff members who cleaned
the yards of 12 seniors citizens today as part of Make a Difference
The cleanup was successful thanks to the 16
students and eight staff members who grabbed rakes and worked in
the yards until they were clear.[read MORE]
The Teen Towns scheduled for Friday, Oct.
31 have been canceled because of a lack of chaperones.
The next Teen Town will be held on Friday,
Nov. 14 from 4-6 p.m. for grade 6 and 7-9 p.m. for grades 7 and
Any parents wanting to volunteer as a
chaperone should contact coordinator Diana Myers at
Middle School Book Fair set for Oct. 20-24;
Library Open House scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 5 to 7 p.m.
October 17, 2014
The Middle School Scholastic Book Fair will
be held from Monday, Oct. 20 to Friday, Oct. 24.
Students will attend the fair during school
hours with their ELA classes throughout the week and parents are
welcome any time.
Students, staff "pink out" to raise money
October 15, 2014
The vast majority of Middle School students and
staff donned something pink today as part of a fundraiser for the
American Cancer Society.
This was part of Spirit Week activiites at the school.
Education student assembly encourages positive activity
September 24, 2014
Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 attended
character assemblies today. They ere encouraged to be good student
citizens and participate in positive activities.
Check out the program here (PDF).
Weekly MS newsletters posted on website
September 12, 2014
The weekly Middle School newsletters, which
used to be posted on the school's former Edline page, will now be
on the upper right side of this page.
Order your 2014-15 yearbook!
Parents can order the 2014-15 yearbook
yearbookforever.com link using a credit card. Search for Scotia-Glenville Middle School and place your
order. [read MORE]
Back, Middle School students!
September 4, 2014
Check out some pictures from Opening Day,
2014 [read MORE]
Orientations set for Aug. 27 and 28
When the 2014-15 class schedules are mailed in mid-August, they
will contain letters of welcome from the teams and other
information, such as supply lists and information about the
▪ Wednesday, August 27,
Grade 6 Orientation, 12-3 p.m.
▪ Thursday, August 28, Grades 7/8 Orientation,
Students can purchase their locks ($6.50 each) and their agendas
($7.00 each). Checks should be made out to Scotia-Glenville
Middle School. Two separate checks (if paying by check) are
Supply lists for 2014-15 are available
July 30, 2014
The first day of school - September 4 - will be
here before you know it!
Be sure your son or daughter has the
supplies he or she will need for classes in the 2014-15 school
The supply lists for the five academic
teams in the building have been announced. They are:
Percussionist Zorkie Nelzon brings native drum lessons from
Ghana to music classes
1-2-3 4/5 1-2-3 4/5
Well-known area percussionist Zorkie Nelson
clapped his handed to that beat as he sat in front of a class of
music students. He asked students, who were sitting in a circle,
to clap to the beat and rhythm with him.
"Now, we just do that on this," he said,
moving his hands to a hand-made drum from his native Ghana in
western Africa while continuing the beat.
Nelson brought his skills to grades 6, 7
and 8 general music classes taught by Susan Weisman this week.
Free lunch programs offered at Collins Park and City View Church
beginning June 30
Summer is a tough time for many families.
Thanks to the Schenectady Inner City Ministry and volunteers
from Union College, families won't have to worry about lunches
this summer. Free lunches will be offered at Collins Park and
City View Church in Scotia beginning June 30.
SUMMER READING @ Your SG Library
program announced by library media specialists
June 4, 2014
For an enjoyable activity with lifelong
benefits, the S-G Library Media Specialist’s recommend some
fabulous books to consider reading this summer.
Common Core testing on the way to S-G
April 11, 2013
If you find it’s getting harder and harder
to help your child with his or her homework every night, it’s
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.