10 Prestige Parkway
Scotia, NY 12302
347-3600 EXT. 51101
Dignity for All Students Act
Robert Cosmer, Lucia Dixon and Aimee McGinnis
The student Sign Language Club at the Middle School is selling tee shirts to raise money for One Fund Boston - an organization that is supporting those affected by the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon - and to prove that Tartans ♥ Boston. [MORE]
MS Rating Day scheduled for Friday, June 14 - no school for students on that day
The high school and middle school have announced test rating/scoring days:
▪ June 10: Rating Day at the High School - NO STUDENTS IN GRADES 9-12 ATTEND TODAY
▪ June 14: Rating Day at the Middle School - NO STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-8 ATTEND TODAY
Those days will be used by teachers and staff to grade local exams and other required end-of-year non-Regents student exams. [MORE]
The Scotia-Glenville Middle School Drama Club
presents “Into the Wood’s, Jr." on Friday and Saturday, May 10th and 11th at the Anne B. Sterman Auditorium at the Middle School.
The shows are at 7 p.m. both nights.
Tickets are available by contacting the school office ( 518-382-1263/347-3600 EXT. 51101) or Pam Bemis by email and at the door:
· Students and non-resident seniors: $5
· Qualifying S-G senior citizens with a pass from District Office: free
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. [MORE]
The boys' modified lacrosse team joined forces with the high school's Fuel Up to Play 60 Fitness and Nutrition Club after school today in the high school fitness center. Students used the equipment and worked up a sweat. [MORE]
The Campaign Against Cancer announced today that it will partner with Scotia-Glenville Middle School on a coin drive from April 8 to May 8 called Coins Against Cancer. [MORE]
Whether writing about December Trouble, their mothers, a friend or The Coral Reef, 20 students shared a part of themselves as they read their original works of poetry during the Honors English 7 Poetry Night before dozens of parents, grandparents and friends. [MORE]
Chartwells surveying parents and students
March 18, 2013
Chartwells, the company that administers the breakfast and lunch programs at Scotia-Glenville, would like to hear from parents and students about the program. Please reply to these surveys by April 1. [MORE]
MArch 4, 2013
UPDATE: Of the 12 Odyssey of the Mind teams from Scotia-Glenville who competed on Saturday at Shenendehowa, six of them placed (came in first, second or third) and three of the teams will advance to the state-level competition at Binghamton University on Saturday, March 23. [MORE]
The Scotia-Glenville Middle School team outdistanced other school teams at the National Science Bowl regional qualifying tournament at the GE Global Research competition this weekend. [MORE]
February 7, 2013
Two Middle School students were involved in an incident in which five bullets were found. Both have been suspended. This letter is going home today with students about the incident (PDF).
January 10, 2013
They all agreed...it was so obvious to these grade 7 students. Igniting Minds forces students to stretch their thinking. [MORE]
January 8, 2013
More than four dozen Scotia-Glenville high school and middle school students will participate in the Schenectady All-County Music Festival on February 2. This year, the festival will be held at Mohonasen High School, Curry Road, Rotterdam. [MORE]
December 27, 2012
Middle School students took to the stage to show off their talents during the Snowcase Showcase talent show held on Dec. 21 in the auditorium. [MORE]
December 20, 2012
“WHEN AM I EVER
GOING TO USE THIS?”
Starting on Thursday, January 10, a select group of 7th grade
students will discover the answer to this most famous
mathematics question ever asked.
A multi-week program called Igniting Minds will be offered at the Middle School. Applications are due back by Friday, Dec. 21. Students should contact their math teachers. [MORE]
December 11, 2012
Students Dakota Rivera and Aidan Chaffin were victorious again at the revamped Scotia-Glenville Spelling Bee and will represent the school district at the Capital Region Spelling Bee on March 13, 2013 at Proctor’s Theatre. [MORE]
Members of the Dance Club did the advance work for this year's Student Council Winter Dance, with a “Superhero” theme featuring Spider Man, Hulk and others straight from the minds of S-G students in grades 6, 7 and 8. [MORE]
Seven faculty members at the Middle School agreed to grow their beards to encourage students to bring in canned goods and other non-perishables to be donated to the Scotia Food Pantry. [MORE]
Middle School students and staff collected food, cleaning supplies, toiletries, painting supplies, blankets, clothes and other non-perishables to send to areas impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Members of the National Junior Honor Society, above, stand with the items and, below, with the trailer that took the items to those areas. Guidance Counselor Aimee McGinnis is the NJHS advisor. Click the photos to enlarge them.
It was a time of "Material Girl" Madonna, Michael Jackson's Moonwalk, Pac-Man and The Huxtables on The Cosby Show. Scotia-Glenville Middle School students only study the 1980s in history books these days. But today was part of Spirit Week and 80's Decade Day. [MORE]
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Spirit Week will be held Oct. 9-12. Check out the daily activities (PDF).
The Odyssey of the Mind program will hold informational meetings on Monday, Sept. 17 for elementary students and on Tuesday, Sept. 25 for MS/HS students. Check here for more information. [MORE]
September 6, 2012
More than 2,800 students returned to classes today at Scotia-Glenville's six schools. Check out of scenes from Opening Day. [MORE]
August 28, 2012
This welcome letter from new Principal Robert Cosmer will be mailed this week to parents. Read it here. [MORE] PDF
These Open Houses will be held in the next few weeks:
Grade 6 - Tuesday, Aug. 28:
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Grades 7 and 8 - Wednesday, Aug.
8-10 a.m. - NEW grades 7 and 8 students
10 a.m. to 12 - grade 7 and 8 student agendas and lock sales.
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