Camp Invention being hosted at O’Rourke Middle School July 9-13; register early for discounts

Once again this year, Camp Invention will be hosted at the O’Rourke Middle School (173 Lakehill Road, Burnt Hills) in the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School District. The program, which is run by local educators, will run from July 9-13. The cost is $225. Early registration discounts are available. Visit http://campinvention.org/ or call 800.968.4332 to register. …

Unified Bowling offers opportunities for all students

Scotia-Glenville High School has begun a new sport that is available to all students: Unified Bowling. Much like the Unified Basketball team last spring, the bowling team includes a total of 19 students: regular education students and students with special needs. Many times, it is difficult for a student with special needs to participate on …

Nick Criscone making his mark at Glen-Worden

Nick Criscone must be a pretty dedicated guy. As the principal at Mayfield Elementary School in Fulton County, Criscone would drive to work 45 minutes one way – an hour and a half both ways – every day. He did this every day for 12 years. Despite that distance, he was known for being very …

Veterans, aged exemptions approved by the Board of Education

Board approves tax exemptions The Board of Education, after public hearings, approved the Enhanced Veterans Exemption and an increase in the income threshold for seniors. The exemptions mean that veterans and older members of our community would pay a reduced share of their school taxes. Veterans exemption The veterans exemption is the result of a 2013 …

“Roll over” 2018-19 budget presented to the Board of Education

The clear majority of the 2018-19 budget proposal is for staffing – the folks on the front lines who work with 2,500 students every day, who clean the buildings, who drive students to school and who oversee the organization. Superintendent Susan Swartz, in presenting the “roll over” budget last evening, told the Board of Education …

Bus driver shortage to continue all week

The Scotia-Glenville School District continues to grapple with a bus driver shortage. We anticipate continued adjustments to bus routes for the remainder of the week due to driver and substitute illness. Please be aware of this as your child is awaiting the bus each morning this week. Some routes may be on time for pickup …

Attention Veterans – if you already get the enhanced exemption on your town and county tax bills, you’re all set

Just a note from the town of Glenville assessor: If you already receive the enhanced veterans exemption on your town and county tax bills, you do NOT need to reapply for the school district exemption being considered by the Board of Education this evening. You will automatically receive it. If you do NOT receive this …

Congratulations to these Founders Day recipients!

The 78th annual Founders’ Day program was held last night at the Glen Sanders Mansion, Glen Avenue, Scotia. Despite the weather, just a few of the recipients and presenters were unable to attend. Congratulations to these recipients: Glendaal PTA Michelle and Tom Stark, parents Mary Crandall, staff member Glen-Worden PTA Kirsten Nichter, parent Officer Kevin Dunbar, …