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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 upcoming orientations:

Wednesday, August 27, Grade 6 Orientation, 12-3 p.m.

Thursday, August 28, Grades 7/8 Orientation, 12-3 p.m.

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 preferred.

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 year.

The supply lists for the five academic teams in the building have been announced. They are:

Team Y.O.D.A. - Grade 8

Team Shamrock - Grades 7/8

Challengers Team - Grade 7

Team Legacy - Grade 6

Team Rocket - Grade 6

Middle School students trade barbs over the benefits and shortfalls of same sex education

June 17, 2014 Student photo

Same sex education - with all boys in a school or all girls in a school - is not something on which everybody can agree.

The Middle School Scotia Scholars found that out but didn't back down from a feisty debate about same sex education last Friday (June 13).

Students traded barbs over the hot topic. [READ MORE] camera link icon

Percussionist Zorkie Nelzon brings native drum lessons from Ghana to music classes

Student photoJune 5, 2014

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. [READ MORE] camera link icon

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. [read MORE]

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.

Elementary reader suggestions can be found on the library web page at http://sglmc.wikispaces.com/home

Middle School and High School readers can see suggestions on both the Middle School and High School Library pages http://www.sgcsd.net/MS/library/index.html

High School, Middle School Test Rating Days announced

May 27, 2014

The high school and middle school have announced test rating/scoring days:

Monday, June 16: Rating Day at the High School - NO STUDENTS IN GRADES 9-12 WILL ATTEND TODAY

Friday, June 20: Rating day at the Middle School - NO STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-8 WILL ATTEND TODAY

***Accelerated students in grade 8 who are taking the Integrated Algebra Exam should report to the High School for that Regents Exam on June 20.  [read MORE]

26 Scotia-Glenville students recognized for leadership in physical education classes

May 6, 2014

Studnet photoA total of 26 Scotia-Glenville students from the four elementary schools and middle school were among the 650 students from throughout the region recognized for leadership in their physical education classes at Hudson Valley Community College tonight.

They received the 29th annual Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Awards. The awards are presented through the The Capital Zone of the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NYSAHPERD). [MORE] camera link icon

Bob Holmes 'lives in gyms' because he has one mission: save a teenager's life

Student photoMay 6, 2014

 Bob Holmes is a man with a mission: to save one teenager's life.

"That's why I live in a gym," Holmes, who has been spreading his message for 27 years, told grade 8 students today. "If I can play volleyball until I'm 85 years old and can't walk any more, then I'll keep going Last year, 300,000 teenagers tried to kill themselves - that is more than died in the Iraq war. If I can save one of those lives, it is worth my efforts. A life is worth fighting for."

Holmes brought his One-Man Volleyball Game to the students at the Middle School in the morning and to physical education classes at the high school in the afternoon. He was also planning a 7 p.m. appearance at the high school for the community. [read MORE]

Aladdin Jr. being performed by the Middle School Drama Club on May 9 and 10

March 28, 2014

At 7 p.m. on May 9 and 10, you can travel back to the world of Agrabah, the City of Enchantment, where you will begin the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince!

All of your favorite characters from the hit Disney film - Aladdin, Jasmine, Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more - are here in Disney's ALADDIN JR, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides.

Check here for information about tickets [MORE]

Drama Club presents Shrek the Musical on March 28, 29 and 30 at the high school

Student photoMarch 28, 2014

More than 50 students in the S-G Drama Club will present Shrek the Musical, about an unattractive ogre who is forced to find his way in the world at the age of 7, tries to protect his solitary life in a swamp and finds love with a princess.

The production will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 28; Saturday, March 29; and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. [MORE] camera link icon

MS students try their feet at kickboxing

Student photomarch 26, 2014

About 20 Middle School students stayed after school today to kick up a story - through a Fuel Up to Play 60 program about kickboxing.

Jamie Muscato, a reading teacher at the high school and middle school, reviewed the sport of kickboxing, explained the benefits and demonstrated some techniques in the Gathering Space. [MORE] camera link icon

Movie Night on March 27 to feature three original movies about fighting bullying

March 18, 2014Image

Three original feature films will premiere on March 27 that will show how students at Glendaal, a school in Australia and the Middle School dealt with bullying issues and learned how to get along with others, despite the challenges and pressures they faced.

The evening, which will include the Middle School original Gamechangers shot last year, will be held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in the auditorium.

Student Council will offer a concession stand.

Donations will be accepted at the door. Proceeds will help defray costs for a second original movie, which will address cyberbullying. [MORE]

Middle School team places first in
Capital Region Science Bowl

MArch 1, 2014 Student photo

The Scotia-Glenville Middle School took first place at the Capital Region Science Bowl for building and engineering a small electric car of a battery and motor that is powerful enough to carry a 1.5 lbs salt container down a 60 foot (20 meters) track.

Competing teams are given the same battery and motor, but all other aspects of design and construction are the responsibility of students.

The S-G Middle School team included these students: Keith Ogden, John Toftegaard, Addison Schaub, Mary Yuen and Thomas Omicinski. Approximately 20 parents were there for the day to support their students. [MORE] camera link icon

Annual Snowcase Showcase show highlights middle school student talent

December 20, 2013 Student photo

Whether it was belting out a tune, pounding piano keys, dancing across the stage or collaborating in a band, middle school students today demonstrated their talents during the annual Snowcase Showcase talent show.

Competition was tough during tryouts for the show. [MORE] camera link icon

MS students sport Groucho Mark-style moustaches and raise $428 for the American Cancer Society

Student photoUPDATED with student photos!

December 13, 2013

Hundreds of students got into the spirit by wearing moustaches at school today to support the fight against cancer.

Each student contributed at least $1 toward the fundraiser. In all, $428 was raised for the American Cancer Society.

Some students wore the moustaches - a-la comedian Groucho Marx - while others displayed them as thick eyebrows. [MORE] camera link icon

Calling all budding scientists and mathematicians in grade 7! Sign up for Igniting Minds by Dec. 20

December 13, 2013

If your child is in grade 7 and loves science or math, he or she needs to sign up for the afterschool Igniting Minds enrichment program that allows them to rub elbows with GE engineers and mathematicians while doing some very interesting experiments.

The purpose of the course is to show students how mathematics and science is connected to the real world through the use of hands-on activities, discovery learning, and scientific labs. Students will interact with General Electric engineers and mathematicians.

If so, your student needs to get an application for the program from their math teachers and return it by next Friday, Dec. 20.  [MORE]

Teen Town canceled - Friday, Dec. 13

December 13, 2013

Because there were not enough parent chaperones (17 chaperones are needed for safety reasons), both the grade 6 Teen Town and grades 7/8 Teen Town is canceled tonight.

There are other Teen Towns for grades 6, 7 and 8 scheduled for January, February and March.

For $1, students can also wear facial hair to benefit the American Cancer Society

December 12, 2013

Facial hair at S-G Middle School means more than just a guy who forgot to shave today.

Since last month, many of the male teachers have been growing beards as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society - to raise both awareness and resources.

Now, the entire staff - women, children and the men who opted against beards - can join the effort, if even just for one day. Tomorrow - Dec. 13 - fake moustaches will be on sale for $1, again as a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. [MORE] camera link iconStaff photo

Students wear pajamas, listen to Ipods and don hats to raise money for anti-bully video

Student photoNovember 26, 2013

Judging from appearances during the grade 7 lunch period, the “Put Bullying to Bed” video fundraiser was a success  today, with many students donning Hello Kitty or Spongebob pajamas, listening to Ipods and wearing hats during lunch.

About $80 was raised toward the making of the video. [MORE] camera link icon

 

Scotia-Glenville National Junior Honor Society inducts 62 grade 8 students

November 14, 2013

Being recognized for academic excellence is quite an honor for any student.

When less than one third of the class receives the same recognition, these students are genuinely a select group.

 Students and their families gathered tonight to honor the 62 grade 8 students who were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society for the 2013-14 school year.  [MORE]

Common Core math websites help parents to help their children in grades 6-8Math Tech Support

This Math Tech Support flyer shows how the
i-Ready and digits websites can help parents to help their children with the difficult math lessons they are facing in the classroom - and all from the convenience of their computers. [MORE - PDF]

Ready to pick up your Middle School PTA Yankee Candle order?

The Middle School Yankee Candle fundraiser orders are in and will be available for pickup on the following dates:

Thursday, November 7 from 3-6 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12 from 5-8 p.m. and

Wednesday November 13 from 5-8 p.m.

Pickups will be in the Middle School modified locker room area.

Scotia-Glenville parents to learn about the tools to help their children with their school work at Math Night on Wednesday, Oct. 23

October 17, 2013

In case your student hasn't mentioned it, math and everything else at school has gotten a lot harder this year.

That's why he or she is holding their heads at night as they struggle through homework. A lot has changed, but that change has been especially jolting in mathematics - which was difficult for many students to start with! [MORE]

S-G staff to take to the field against other area schools during a charity softball game in Collins Park on Saturday, Oct. 19

October 16, 2013

Twelve Scotia-Glenville staff members will take to the field, run the bases and work up a sweat for a good cause that will help to bring joy to thousands this holiday season.

They will play a charity softball game against middle school staff members from other Schenectady County schools to benefit Schenectady County Toys for Tots.

Come cheer your home team! [MORE]

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]

MS students learn about building character and fighting bullying at the same timeassembly slide

September 27, 2013

Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 were given information about how to strengthen their characters while combating bullying and cyber bullying in the process - just in time for Cyber Security Awareness Month (October). [MORE]

Pictavo logoOrder your 2013-14 yearbook today!
September 19, 2013
Parents can order the Middle School yearbook online before March 3, 2014. Click on the image above to learn more about placing your order online using a credit card. [MORE]

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]

Check out the Samaritan Counseling Center's E-Newsletter about bullying and cyberbullying

As parents, we have to prepare our children for the possible stresses that come with the social aspects of school. One of the most prevalent issues in schools is bullying.
Learn more about dealing with bullying and cyberbullying from the Samaritan Counseling Center E-Newsletter. [MORE]

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

September 6, 2013

More 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]

Parent Today debuts at Scotia-Glenville!
Twice monthly email service offers parenting tips and information. Subscribe for free!

August 27, 2013 Parent Today badge

Parent 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]

Bell schedulePrincipal Robert Cosmer's welcome back letter and new bell schedule

August 27, 2013

Principal Robert Cosmer has mailed a letter to all grades 6-8 students and parents. The letter includes the revised bell schedule that classes will follow beginning on opening day, Friday, September 6. Here is Mr. Cosmer's letter (PDF) Here is the new bell schedule (PDF).

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.

School supply lists available for download

August 7, 2013

Believe it or not, the First Day of school - Friday, September 6 - is less than a month away!

Below are the classroom supply lists for the 2013-14 school year. Please use these as guidelines as you shop for back-to-school supplies. They are subject to change or a teacher may require additional items once the school year begins. [MORE]

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]

 

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Monday, August 25, 2014:

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

Wednesday, August 27, 2014:

Grade 6 Orientation, 12-3 p.m., Middle School

Thursday, August 28, 2014:

Grades 7 and 8 Orientation, 12-3 p.m., Middle School

Grade 9 Orientation, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, High School

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014:

LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL

Beginning of modified sports season, except football

Tuesday-Wednesday, Sept. 2-3, 2014:

Superintendent's Conference Days - STAFF ONLY

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014:

Classes begin, grades 1-12

Kindergarten visitation day

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014:

Kindergarten students begin classes

Mondayt, Sept. 8, 2014:

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

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014:

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

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., GD

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

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014:

Meet the Teacher Night, 6 p.m., Glen-Worden

District Roving Art Show reception, 6 p.m., Baptist Health Center

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014:

PTA Back to School Social, 6-8 p.m., Glen-Worden

PTA Back to School Social, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Lincoln

Athletic Hall of Fame induction, 7:30 p.m., High School

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014:

Picture Day, Glendaal

Yearbook Sales begin, Middle School

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014:

Picture Day, Glen-Worden

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

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

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014:

Meet the Teacher Night, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Meet the Teacher Night, Gr. K-2, 6:15 p.m.; Introductions, 6:55 p.m.; Gr. 3-5, 7:15 p.m., Sacandaga

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014:

PTA Welcome Back Ice Cream Social and BBQ, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Glendaal

Picture Day, Sept. 19 and 22, High School

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014:

Picture Day, Sept. 19 and 22, High School

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

Fall begins

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014:

Meet the Teacher Night, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln

Character Assemblies, Middle School

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014:

ROSH HASHANAH - NO SCHOOL

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014:

PTA Ice Cream Social, 6-7:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Teen Town, Gr. 6, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Rosh Hashanah ends

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014:

In-person registration for Fall/Winter Continuing Education program, 6:30-8 p.m., High School

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014:

School pictures, Middle School

Meet the Teacher Night, 7 p.m., Middle School

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014:

Yom Kippur begins at sundown

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014:

Yom Kippur ends

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014:

Fall/Winter Continuing Education classes begin

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Glendaal

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014:

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

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014:

School pictures, Sacandaga

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

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014:

Meet the Teacher Night, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014:

Parent Conferences - HALF DAY FOR K-5

Good Home Early Drill - 15 minute recess, grades 6-12

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014:

COLUMBUS DAY - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Spirit Week - Oct. 14-17, High School/Middle School

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014:

School Pictures, Lincoln

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

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

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014:

Parent Conferences - HALF DAY FOR K-5

Teen Town, Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

S-G Alumni Art Reception, 6 p.m., High School

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014:

PSAT exam, High School

Homecoming Varsity Football Game, 2 p.m., against Averill Park, High School

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014:

National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20-24

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014:

Two Hour Delayed Start - GR. 6-12

Scholastic Book Fair, Oct. 20-24, Middle School

Tri-M Induction, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014:

Picture re-takes, High School

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014:

Parent Conferences - HALF DAY FOR K-5

Picture re-takes, Glen-Worden

PTA Fall Festival, Glen-Worden

Harvest Run, 9:45 a.m., Sacandaga

Glendaal and Sacandaga PTA Fall Festivals, 6 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014:

Parent Conferences - HALF DAY FOR K-5

Halloween parades and parties

Teen Town: Gr. 6, 4-6 p.m.; Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Halloween

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014:

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014:

Undergraduate Awards Assembly, 7 p.m., High School

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014:

Picture re-takes, Glendaal

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

Picture re-takes, Middle School

Election Day

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014:

PTA/SDM Movie Night, 6 p.m., Lincoln

First marking period ends, Middle School/High School

Drama Club Production, 7:30 p.m., High School

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014:

Drama Club Production, 7:30 p.m., High School

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014:

Drama Club Production, 2 p.m., High School

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014:

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Winter sport season begins

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014:

VETERANS DAY - NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014:

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

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

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014:

National Junior Honor Society induction, 6 p.m., Middle School

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014:

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

PTA Movie Night, Glen-Worden

Picture re-takes, Sacandaga

PTA Family Movie Night, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Teen Town, Gr. 6, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014:

District-wide Elementary Scholastic Book Fair held at Lincoln Elementary School, Nov. 17-21

American Education Week, Nov. 17-21

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014:

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

Financial Aid Information Night, 6:30 p.m., High School

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014:

Picture re-takes, Lincoln

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014:

NYSSMA Area All State, Saratoga Springs, HS

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014:

NYSSMA Area All State, Saratoga Springs, HS

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014:

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

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014:

Grade 4 Harvest Feast, Glen-Worden

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014:

Superintendent's Conference Day - STAFF ONLY

Thursday-Fridayt, Nov. 27-28, 2014:

THANKSGIVING RECESS - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014:

Glen-Worden Orchestra and Band Concert, 6:30 p.m. at Glen-Worden

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Glendaal K-Gr. 2 Concert, 7 p.m. at High School (snow date: Dec. 8)

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014:

Lincoln Orchestra and Band Concert, 6:30 p.m., at Lincoln

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014:

PTA Supper with Santa, Glen-Worden (snow date: Dec. 12)

Pizza with Santa, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Lincoln

Winter Dances: Gr. 6, 4:30-6 p.m.; Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014:

Sports Booster Club Craft Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., High School

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014:

Report Card Preparation - HALF DAY FOR K-5

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Lincoln

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014:

Sacandaga Orchestra and Band Concert, 6:30 p.m., at Sacandaga

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014:

Lincoln K-Gr. 2 Concert, 7 p.m., at High School (snow date: Dec. 11)

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

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014:

Glendaal Orchestra and Band Concert, 6:30 p.m., at Glendaal

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014:

PTA Supper with Santa, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Glendaal

Dinner with Santa, 5-7 p.m., Sacandaga

Community Holiday Sing-A-Long, 7 p.m., High School

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014:

High School Winter Concert (Symphonic Band, Orchestra, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Choralaires, Chamber Orchestra), 7 p.m., High School

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014:

Lincoln Gr. 3-5 Concert, 7 p.m., at High School (snow date: Dec. 17)

Hanukkah begins at sundown

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014:

Glendaal Gr. 3-5 Concert, 7 p.m., at High School (snow date: Dec. 19)

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014:

Elementary report cards sent home

Teen Town, Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014:

Winter begins

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014:

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

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014:

Showcase Talent Show, Middle School

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2014 to Friday, Jan. 2:

HOLIDAY RECESS - NO SCHOOL

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014:

Christmas Day

Friday, Dec. 26, 2014:

Kwanzaa

Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014:

New Year's Eve

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015:

New Year's Day

Monday, Jan. 5, 2015:

Classes resume

Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015:

Twelfth Night celebration, Glen-Worden (snow date: Jan. 7)

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

Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015:

Suburban Council auditions, Farnsworth Middle School, Guilderland (snow date: Jan. 17)

Monday, Jan. 12, 2015:

Middle School Concert, Gr. 8 Chorus and Band and Jazz Band, 7 p.m. at Middle School (snow date: Jan. 20)

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Sacandaga

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015:

PTa, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Middle School Concert, Gr. 6 Chorus, Orchestra and Band, 7 p.m., at Middle School (snow date: Jan. 21)

NYSSMA Piano-Only Festival deadline

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015:

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

Glen-Worden and Sacandaga Gr. 4/5 Chorus, 7 p.m., at High School (snow date: Jan. 15)

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

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015:

Middle School Gr. 7 Chorus and Band and Gr. 7/8 Orchestra, 7 p.m., at Middle School (snow date: Jan. 21)

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015:

Superintendent's Conference Day - STAFF ONLY

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015:

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015:

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015:

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

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015:

Gr. 8 Parent Night, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015:

PTA Girls Gala, 6-8 p.m., Glendaal

PTA/SDM Movie Night, Lincoln

PTA Fabulous Fridays, 3:15-4 p.m., Sacandaga

Teen Town, Gr. 6, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015:

NYS Regents Exams, Jan. 26-29, High School (classes in session)

In-person registration for Spring Continuing Education program, 6:30-8 p.m., High School

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

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015:

REGENTS RATING DAY - NO SCHOOL, GR. 6-12

PTA Fabulous Fridays, 3:15-4 p.m., Sacandaga

Second Marking Period ends, Middle School/High School

Schenectady County HS Music Festival, Schalmont HS

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015:

Schenectady County HS Music Festival, Schalmont HS

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015:

Second semester begins, Middle School/High School

Spring Continuing Education classes begin

Ground Hog Day

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015:

PTA Council Founder's Day Dinner, 6 p.m., River Stone Manor, Scotia

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015:

PTa, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015:

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

Girls Gala, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln

PTA Fabulous Fridays, 3:15-4 p.m., Sacandaga

Teen Town, Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Report Cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015:

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

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

NYSSMA Registration deadline, Colonie High School (May 8-9)

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015:

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

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

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

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015:

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

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015:

Valentine's Day

Monday-Friday, Feb. 16-20, 2015:

WINTER RECESS - NO SCHOOL

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015:

President's Day

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015:

Ash Wednesday

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015:

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

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015:

College Planning Night, 6:30 p.m., High School

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015:

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

MORP - Student Senate Dance, 9-11 p.m., High School (snow date: March 6)

Monday, March 2, 2015:

Board of Education (budget), 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, March 3, 2015:

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

Wednesday, March 4, 2015:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Friday, March 6, 2015:

Teen Town, Gr. 6, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

NYSSMA Piano Festival, College of St. Rose

Saturday, March 7, 2015:

NYSSMA Piano Festival, College of St. Rose

Sunday, March 8, 2015:

Daylight Savings Time begins

Monday, March 9, 2015:

REPORT CARD PREPARATION - HALF DAY FOR K-5

Board of Education (budget), 7 p.m., Middle School

Spring sports season begins

Tuesday, March 10, 2015:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Wednesday, March 11, 2015:

Glen-Worden K-2 Concert, 6 p.m., Glen-Worden (snow date: March 12)

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

Friday, March 13, 2015:

Glendaal Games (Boys), 6-8 p.m., Glendaal

PTA Fun Fridays, after school, Glen-Worden

Lincoln Boys Bash, 6-7:30 p.m., Lincoln

Monday, March 16, 2015:

Board of Education (budget), 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, March 17, 2015:

Sacandaga K-2 Concert, 6 p.m., Sacandaga (snow date: March 18)

St. Patrick's Day

Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

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

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

Thursday, March 19, 2015:

Gr. 6 Orientation/Open House, 7 p.m., Middle School

Friday, March 20, 2015:

Elementary Report Cards sent home

PTA Fun Fridays, after school, Glen-Worden

Teen Town, Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Spring begins

Monday, March 23, 2015:

Board of Education (budget), 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, March 24, 2015:

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, March 25, 2015:

Gr. 4 Biography Night, Glen-Worden

Friday, March 27, 2015:

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

PTA Fun Fridays, after school, Glen-Worden

Drama Club Musical, 7:30 p.m., High School

Saturday, March 28, 2015:

Drama Club Musical, 7:30 p.m., High School

Sunday, March 29, 2015:

Drama Club Musical, 2 p.m., High School

Palm Sunday

Monday, March 30, 2015:

Board of Education (budget), 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, March 31, 2015:

Kindergarten screening - March 31, April 1-2, Lincoln

National Honor Society induction rehearsal, 2:30 p.m., High School

District Band Concert, 7 p.m., at Middle School

Wednesday, April 1, 2015:

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Kindergarten screening - March 31, April 1-2, Lincoln

National Honor Society induction, 7:30 p.m., High School

Thursday, April 2, 2015:

Kindergarten screening - March 31, April 1-2, Lincoln

Third marking period ends, Middle School/High School

Friday, April 3, 2015:

Good Friday - NO SCHOOL

Passover (begins at sundown)

Sunday, April 5, 2015:

Easter

Monday-Friday, April 6-10, 2015:

SPRING RECESS - NO SCHOOL

Sunday, April 12, 2015:

National Library Week, April 12-18

Monday, April 13, 2015:

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

Tuesday, April 14, 2015:

NYS ELA testing, Gr. 3-8

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

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

Wednesday, April 15, 2015:

NYS ELA testing, Gr. 3-8

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

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

Sport Booster Club, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, April 16, 2015:

NYS ELA testing, Gr. 3-8

Friday, April 17, 2015:

NYS ELA testing make-up, April 17-21

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

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Suburban Council MS Music Festival, Shenendehowa HS, April 17-18

Saturday, April 18, 2015:

Suburban Council MS Music Festival, Shenendehowa HS, April 17-18

Tuesday, April 21, 2015:

Kindergarten screening - April 21-23, Glen-Worden

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Board of Education (BOCES budget vote), 7 p.m., Middle School

Wednesday, April 22, 2015:

NYS Math testing, Gr. 3-8

Kindergarten screening, April 21-23, Glen-Worden

Earth Day

Administrative Professionals' Day

Thursday, April 23, 2015:

NYS Math testing, Gr. 3-8

Kindergarten screening, April 21-23, Glen-Worden

Friday, April 24, 2015:

NYS Math testing, Gr. 3-8

PTA Movie Night, Glen-Worden

Monday, April 27, 2015:

NYS Math testing make-up dates, April 27-29

Tuesday, April 28, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, April 28-30, Glendaal

Wednesday, April 27, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, April 28-30, Glendaal

NYSSMA Instrumental Music Majors Festival, April 29-30, Saratoga Springs HS

Thursday, April 30, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, April 28-30, Glendaal

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

NYSSMA Instrumental Music Majors Festival, April 29-30, Saratoga Springs HS

Friday, May 1, 2015:

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

Saturday, May 2, 2015:

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

SAT exam, High School

Monday, May 4, 2015:

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8

Tuesday, May 5, 2015:

Kindergarten screening, May 5-7, Sacandaga

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

Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 6, 2015:

2015-16 budget hearing, 7 p.m., Middle School

PTA Council Meet the Board of Education Candidates forum, 7:30 p.m., Middle School

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

 Kindergarten screening, May 5-7, Sacandaga

Thursday, May 7, 2015:

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

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

Glendaal Gr. 3-5 performance, Gr. 4/5 Chorus, Gr. 5 band, and Gr. 4/5 Orchestra, 7 p.m. at High School

Friday, May 8, 2015:

Drama Club Production, 7 p.m., May 8 and 9, Middle School

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and Jazz, May 8-9, Colonie Central HS

Saturday, May 9, 2015:

Drama Club Production, 7 p.m., May 8 and 9, Middle School

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and Jazz, May 8-9, Colonie Central HS

Sunday, May 10, 2015:

Mother's Day

Monday, May 11, 2015:

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

Lincoln Gr. 3-5 performance, Gr. 4/5 chorus, Gr. 5 band and Gr. 4/5 orchestra, 7 p.m., High School

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, May 13, 2015:

Middle School Concert - Gr. 7 band and chorus, Gr. 7/8 orchestra, 7 p.m., at Middle School

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

Thursday, May 14, 2015:

Curiosity Showcase, Glen-Worden

Gr. 8 Science Club trip to Boston, Middle School

Middle School Concert - Gr. 6 band, chorus and orchestra, 7 p.m., at Middle School

Friday, May 15, 2015:

STAFF DEVELOPMENT - HALF DAY, GRADES 6-12

Junior/Senior Prom, Albany Marriott, 8-11 p.m., High School

Monday, May 18, 2015:

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

Glen-Worden Gr. 3-5 performance, Gr. 4/5 chorus, Gr. 5 band, and Gr. 4/5 orchestra, 7 p.m., High School

Tuesday, May 19, 2015:

2015-16 budget and Board of Education Community Vote and District Art Show, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., High School

Gr. 4/5 Cross Country Race, 4 p.m., High School

Wednesday, May 20, 2015:

NYS SCIENCE PERFORMANCE TESTING, GRADES 4 AND 8, MAY 20-29

Middle School Concert - Gr. 8 chorus, orchestra and band, 7 p.m., at Middle School

Friday, May 22, 2015:

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND - NO SCHOOL

Monday, May 25, 2015:

MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL

 

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