1 Tartan Way
Scotia, NY 12302
347-3600 EXT. 61100
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!
The High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) is once again hosting a fun, free activity for students at After Prom on May 13th-14th. Attending the After Prom gives students a safe place to go where they can continue to have a good time.
This year’s activities include:
• Rock n’ Bowl at Boulevard Bowl, 11:30 pm until 2:00 am
• Fantastic Prizes (must be a SG Jr. or Sr. & present to win). This year’s raffle prizes include: Apple iPad mini 4 16GB : Beats Solo2 Headphones : Bose SounkLink bluetooth Speaker : GoPro Hero : Fitbit Flex : 24" Westinghouse HD TV : RCA Tablet: College dorm gear: Camping equipment : Gift Cards [Read MORE]
April 20, 2016
Before hundreds of family members and friends, 38 students were inducted into the National Honor Society, becoming the newest inductees from Scotia-Glenville High School.
The honor culminates years of work and achievements by the students. Seniors and juniors are allowed membership into the NHS. The students needed to prove achievement in four areas: scholarship, leadership, service and character. [Read MORE]
Twelve Scotia-Glenville students and special education teacher Joy Barcome were honored today by the YMCA at its annual Outstanding Student and Educator Breakfast at The Key Hall-Proctor’s in Schenectady.
They were recognized for exhibiting leadership, citizenship and volunteerism in the community.
Each nominee received a backpack of supplies and certificates of merit from the YMCA, Senator Hugh Farley and the New York State Assembly.
The recipients are shown above:
Front Row:Blaise Piotrowski, Zoe Purvis, Colin Hodge, Lily Holcomb and Joy Barcome
Back Row:Rhys Ten Eyck, Tyler Adams, Vinicuis Silva, Anthony DiCarlo and Maura Hamilton
Kelsey Shaffer, Laura Ciotoli and Joie Prentiss are not pictured.
Click on the photo to enlarge it.
The Scotia-Glenville High School Drama Club will present "Brigadoon," a musical about a mythical Scottish village that appears once every 100 years for 1 day. Two hikers see the village and visit for the day.
The musical will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 4, at the High School auditorium, Sacandaga Road. [Read MORE]
Seven Odyssey of the Mind teams composed of 40 Scotia-Glenville students competed at the regional contest at Shenendehowa High School on Saturday, March 5; one high school team is headed to the state's competition on April 2 at Binghamton University.
The Odyssey of the Mind program teaches students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems in a team setting. Embedded in the process are 21st Century Skills such as Creativity, Innovation and Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Global Awareness, Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills, Self-Direction and Adaptability. [Read MORE]
The Scotia-Glenville Varsity Cheerleaders competed at the very first NYSPHSAA Cheerleading Championships this weekend, representing Section 2 in D2 Small Varsity.
The team competed against 18 other teams in its division. The team entered finals tied for 2nd place and earned a 3rd place finish overall after two flawless performances. [Read MORE]
Incoming grade 7 and 12 students must be immunized against meningitis
March 1, 2016
Parents: All kids entering 7th and 12th
grade must receive the meningococcal vaccine.
According to Wikipedia, Meningitis is an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. The inflammation may be caused by infection with viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms, and less commonly by certain drugs. Meningitis can be life-threatening because of the inflammation's proximity to the brain and spinal cord; therefore, the condition is classified as a medical emergency.
Without it, they can’t start school in September. Read more here (PDF).
This is the time of year that students are planning their middle school and high school schedules for the upcoming school year. Here is information about the Advanced Placement (AP) offerings (administered through the College Board) at Scotia-Glenville, beginning with the September 2016 semester:
Scotia-Glenville High School is committed to offering a wide array of AP Courses taught by well-trained teachers, based on the belief that participating in challenging high school courses is the best way for students to prepare for success in college and career. Read more HERE
Gone are the days when all students take the same classes at middle school and high school.
Today, there are opportunities for advancement along the way, a way to challenge students to reach their level of excellence. For example, Scotia-Glenville offers several Advanced Placement (AP) opportunities.
Check out the various paths students can take in the four main subject areas: English Language Arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Read more HERE
FCCLA students celebrate FCCLA week
FCCLA members at the middle and high schools combined forces to celebrate FCCLA week.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Click on the image above to enlarge it.
Café Mardi Gras set for Tuesday, Feb. 9
Bring your appetites and enjoy some French cuisine at the annual Café Mardi Gras. It will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 9 in B-26 at Scotia-Glenville High School.
After Prom survey for students in grades 11 and 12
February 1, 2016
This survey for students in grades 11 and 12 is for the PTA and school to gather information from students about the After Prom Party this year. Click here for the survey link.
Faculty Talent Show set for Thursday, Feb. 11
January 27, 2016
Mark you calendars!
The Faculty Talent Show will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 11 in the high school auditorium.
Scotia-Glenville faculty will sing, dance, play instruments, juggle and put on their best personal performances!
This is a fundraiser for the music program.
There is no admission but there is a suggested donation of $3 for adults and $2 for students and children.
CTE holding open houses on Friday, Jan. 29
Students interested in everything from welding and cosmetology to culinary skills and building trades should plan to attend the CTE Open Houses on Friday, January 29.
They will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30
a.m. and 11:30 am. to 1:30 p.m. at CTE, located at 1015
Watervliet-Shaker Road in Albany . CTE is part of the
Capital Region BOCES.
. CTE is part of the Capital Region BOCES. [Read MORE]
Support Joe at the University at Albany!
December 16, 2015
There is an effort to create a Scotia-Glenville Night on January 6 at the SEFCU Arena at the University at Albany to support 2015 S-G graduate Joe Cremo, who plays on the UAlbany basketball team.
The UAlbany Danes are playing against the University of Maryland Baltimore County team at 7 p.m. that evening.
Tickets are available at this link. Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $3 for kids.
You should enter the PROMO CODE “Danes” in the bottom right corner to gain access to discounted seats. Tickets will be mailed to patrons up until a week prior to the game. After that, tickets will be left at will call under the patron's name.
We encourage everyone to wear school colors, create signs, whatever you wish! I’d like this to be a great night for the entire town, and Joe of course.
december 11, 2015
Senior Leslie Sawyer’s essay as part of the Good Citizens Scholarship Contest has won accolades from Schenectady Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR).
She and four seniors from other school districts were honored during the Good Citizen Team ceremony at the Mohawk Golf Club on Saturday, December 5.
The title of the essay contest was “Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It.” The specific question that the seniors had to answer was: “Of our American rights and freedoms, which one would you choose to celebrate and why?” [Read MORE]
Siena College’s computer science department opened its labs and classrooms to dozens of Capital Region high school students for the annual IMPACT Program. Students participated in a series of activities and some friendly competition designed to teach them about various areas of computer science.
The S-G students participating were: Sierra Zink, grade 10; Katelin Barrera, Jasmine Benson and Alyssa McKenna, grade 11; and Jacob Hershberger, Zachary Ladouceur and Jaiden Wood, grade 12. [Read MORE]
There will be NO SCHOOL for high school students on Wednesday, Oct. 28 unless they are taking the PSAT exam.
The PSAT will be administered to approximately 145 students in grades 10 and 11 from 7:45am – 11:45am.
Transportation will be provided at mid-day (12 pm noon) to pick up PSAT students requiring a ride home. Students need to contact the office by Friday, Oct. 23 if they require transportation. [Read MORE]
October 7, 2015
There are three great ways to support the Scotia-Glenville High
1. Become a member. You can sign up next Thursday, Oct. 15, at Meet the Teacher Night.
2. Purchase Tartan Wear.
3. Shop at http://smile.amazon.com/ and search for the Scotia-Glenville High School PTSA as the charity of your choice.
At Amazon Smile, you shop on Amazon like you normally do, and when you make a purchase Amazon will donate 0.5% of that purchase to the PTSA.
October 6, 2015
This year, Scotia-Glenville All Sports Booster Club and The Varsity Club will be hosting the annual Holiday Craft Fair at the high school from 10 am until 3 pm on Sunday, December 6.
This show has been held annually for over 20 years with approximately 100 crafters.
Download the crafter letter (PDF).
Check out photos from the first day of school at the high school and all the schools! [Read MORE]
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