1 Tartan Way
Scotia, NY 12302
347-3600 EXT. 61101
Peter J. Bednarek, Principal
Thomas W. Fyvie,
Jamian P. Rockhill,
Dean of Students
7:38 a.m. to 2:29 p.m.
Dignity for All Students Act coordinators: Peter Bednarek and Thomas Fyvie
SHOW YOUR TARTAN PRIDE!
Seven S-G students participate in the Olympics of the Visual Arts program
Seven Scotia-Glenville students represent the high school art department at the NYS Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) annual Olympics of the Visual Arts, which was held at the Saratoga Springs City Center.
Congratulations to the 49 newest members of the HS National Honor Society
April 9, 2014
Forty-nine S-G High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society tonight during a ceremony at the school with their families and friends.
The honor culminates years of work and achievements by the students, all of whom are juniors. The students needed to prove achievement in the areas of scholarship, leadershpi, service and character. [MORE]
Athletic Hall of Fame being revived; nominations are due by May 15
Everyone knows about about the 2013-14 Class A state champion boys' basketball team from Scotia-Glenville.
S-G this year also had standouts in several other sports, like track and field, cheerleading, tennis and others.
As many know, S-G has a rich history of athletic victories and success that will come to the forefront during the fall induction into the Scotia-Glenville Athletic Hall of Fame.
Hall nominations and inductions have not been held for a while, so the district is hoping to revive the tradition. [MORE]
Here's what you need to know about the 2014 Prom - to be held on Friday, May 16
April 7, 2014
With Prom season fast approaching, there are a few things you and your student should know about this upcoming happy and traditional event - to be held on Friday, May 16.
Tickets for the 2014 Prom are $55 each for Scotia students, $65 for non-Scotia guests a\nd will go on sale at2:30 p.m. Thursday April 24 in the B10 cafeteria. Ticket sales will continue each school day at lunch periods outside of the cafeteria and after school in the front. The last day for ticket sales is at 3 p.m. on Friday May 2. [MORE]
A big basketball thank you is set for Sunday, April 6 at the high school gym
Parents of the NYS champion varsity boys basketball team will host a community thank you reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, in the new high school gym.
The boys requested this be a community mixer to thank the community, Tartan Youth Basketball fans, cheerleaders, Pep Band, Dog Pound, alumni, neighbors and businesses for their support during the winning season.
Check out this video:
Congrats to Kiersten Kastberg and Lily Becker for representing SG at Regional Art Show
April 2, 2014
Artwork by Kiersten Kastberg and Lily Becker will be featured at the 15th Annual High School Juried Regional Art Show until April 20 at the Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany.
There were more than 450 works submitted by 21 school districts and 110 works of art selected by a panel of art jurors
There will be an opening reception at the Opalka Gallery on Friday, April 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 140 New Scotland Road, Albany. At 7 p.m., there will be remarks from artist Mike Glier followed by the juror’s choice awards.
Here are their
pieces of art.
Click on each one to enlarge it.
Drama Club presents Shrek the Musical on March 28, 29 and 30 at the high school
John Dean receives top honors at RPI science and engineering fair
Junior John Dean won the grand prize at RPI's Intel Science and Engineering Fair for his intensive science research project - creating a fast-focusing liquid lens that would allow cameras to focus on two objects at the same time.
As the grand prize winner, he will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the International Intel Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles from May 11-16. [MORE]
Shrek the Musical to be performed March 28-30 by S-G Drama Club at HS auditorium
More than 50 students in the SG Drama Club will present Shrek the Musical on March 28, 29 and 30. The Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday begin at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students.
Order your 2013-14 yearbook online
let this year's school memories be lost! Be sure to order your
2013-14 yearbook online. The cost is $55.
Follow this link.
High School team places third in Capital Region Science Bowl
One of two teams from Scotia-Glenville placed third overall in the Capital Region Science Bowl.
High school teams test their math and science knowledge in an academic competition that is a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical problems and answer questions in all branches of science and math.
The Scotia-Glenville team that placed third overall included these students -Justin Phillips, Eric Kilbourne, Bill Hanley, Christian Rizzuto and Paul Reutterthat. Science teachers Jeff Grizzaffi and Christina Darkangelo-Wood coached the team. [MORE]
January 30, 2014
Senior Christian Rizzuto, who attended a prestigious summer pre-med program at The University of Pennsylvania last summer, has been named as a candidate in the 2014 United States Presidential Scholars Program.
The program is sponsored by the White House and the U.S. Dept of Education.
Christian is among approximately 3,000 students of of 3.2 million graduating seniors this year who has received this invitation. [MORE]
It's easy to show your Tartan Pride!
Showing your pride in Scotia-Glenville and the Tartans is easier than ever!
The High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association is selling an exciting and exclusive line of Tartanwear, including blankets, hooded sweatshirts, mugs, pants and lanyards. Proceeds will support a variety of PTSA programs at the high school, including the After Prom.
Download the order form by clicking here or on the image above (PDF). The forms should be completed and returned with payment to the PTSA's attention at the high school main office.
Check out photos here - [MORE]
Senior Luke Joy competes in American Legion Oratorical Contest
January 21, 2014
Scotia-Glenville High School Senior Luke Joy competed in the American Legion Oratorical Contest, representing Schenectady County in the regional competition.
The theme of the nationwide competition was “A Constitutional Speech Contest.”
Luke's speech was entitled "The Importance of "We" and discussed the historical and present-day importance of voting on the part of all Americans. [MORE]
Two dozen students and staff sweat up a storm in the small gym
High school students and staff members worked up a sweat during the NFL Fuel Up to Play 60 Fitness Club's Zumba class after school today in the small gym.
About two dozen staff and students, including cheerleaders and athletes, learned Latin dance moves and burned lots of calories with the help of Zumba instructor and personal trainer Kristina Matthews. [MORE]
Spinning is a popular way to burn off some energy after school
The Fuel Up to Play 60 Fitness and Nutrition Club sponsored a fun, sweaty, heart-pounding workout for 45 minutes with its Spinning activity today. Students were turned away at the door because so many others hoped on indoor bicycles and were ready for the challenge!
One of the organizers, teacher Elaine Geniti, said there will be other Spinning opportunities later in the year, so start getting in shape now!
Click on the photo to enlarge it.
First New York credit union opens its sixth branch at Scotia-Glenville High School
With all the pomp and circumstance of a grand opening, the First New York credit union opened its doors today across from the B-10 cafeteria, ready to do business with a whole new generation of customers.
Students and staff will be able to make deposits into savings and checking accounts, pay loans and open up new accounts. [MORE]
All Sports Booster Club Craft Fair scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 8 at S-G High School
The Scotia-Glenville All Sports Booster Club and The Varsity Club will once again host the annual Holiday Craft Fair at S-G High School on Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm. This show has been held annually for more than 20 years with approximately 100 crafters. [MORE]
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]
Point Break program appeals to the need for students to be empathetic and caring
"Thank you for listening to me," the
Scotia-Glenville freshman said to her classmates during the
Point Break program. "I'm not usually the person listened to.
I'm usually in the background - listening."
Half of the class experienced the program today and the rest will attend tomorrow. [MORE]
Scotia-Glenville's Odyssey of the Mind teams are now forming; sign up online
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]
September 10, 2013
At the Art of Scotia-Glenville Alumni art show, the 50 works of 13 former S-G students were on display during the show's opening at the high school. This is the first of five art shows to be held throughout the year to showcase art talent. [MORE]
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 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]
The 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.
High School supply lists available
Long gone are the days when pen and paper suffice for a high school class. Here are the most recent supply lists for the 2013-14 school year. [MORE]
Class of 2013 bids farewell to Scotia-Glenville High School
The first class that started kindergarten in this century - in September 2000 - walked across the stage at Proctor's Theater today ready to conquer whatever may come next.
They may become freshman at college, begin a new job, start military service or take time to think about their next steps.
The Class of 2013 received their diplomas - 239 of them - today in front of thousands of family members and friends. [MORE]
Can't make it to the Class of 2013 graduation at Proctor's tomorrow morning?
June 21, 2013
Remember, it will be broadcast live through Gradushare - you don't have to miss a thing! Check out more here.
The Board of Education recognized 19 Scotia-Glenville staff members who are retiring with a combined 337 years of experience.
The board also recognized five members of the Class of 2013 with Outstanding Student Leadership Awards. [MORE]
The Class of 2013 will be stars - right to the end! GradUShare, a local non-profit company, will provide a free live broadcast of the ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, from Proctor's Theater. [MORE]
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