Tyler Blackman pursuing opportunities in theater through BOCES

You could say that the Capital Region BOCES Entertainment Technology program changed Scotia-Glenville senior Tyler Blackman’s life. Tyler, who transferred to Scotia-Glenville last summer from the Shenendehowa Central School District, is pursuing a career in theatrical production as a direct result of his experiences in the Capital Region BOCES Entertainment Technology Program. Tyler entered the …

Carry forward budget for 2019-20 presented by superintendent; situation looks better than past years

A year ago, in presenting the carry forward budget for the current 2018-19 school year, Superintendent Susan Swartz noted that the gap between expected costs and revenue was $1.3 million. That kind of gap has become common at many school districts in these years of state property tax caps and limited state aid increases. The …

District-wide Faculty Talent Show being held on Thursday, Feb. 28

Most students and parents look at their teachers in one way – they are good teachers and staff who know their subjects well. But this Thursday, students, parents and community members can check out what other talents those folks who work in their classrooms really have! The District-wide Faculty Talent Show will be held at …

Are tank tops allowed at the Middle School?

COMMENT: Regarding the Middle school online handbook/code of conduct, me and my daughter are confused as to the fact of if she is allowed to wear tank tops to school (not like tube tops, halters, etc., just a generic tank top). are tank tops allowed or against the rules? RESPONSE: I checked with the Middle …

Senior aged property tax exemption rising by $750

The income level qualifying senior homeowners for a property exemption on their school taxes is being increased by $750 after a Board of Education hearing was held last night. The Board of Education opted to increase the amounts by $750 this year; in the past, the figure had been increased by $500 per year. The …

Trying to find names of staff members on website

COMMENT: Why can’t we just have a convenient quick link somewhere easily accessible to find the names of all of the staff members in each building.  I’ve spent 20 minutes looking for this and I know it is here but it is so ridiculously difficult to find.  Are you trying to hide the names of the …

Congratulations to these eight PTA Reflections regional winners

Congratulation to the eight Scotia-Glenville students who will participate in the state’s level of the NYS PTA Reflections contest after winning at the regional competition. Students in grades K-9 created entries in film, literature, visual arts, photography, music and dance for the competition. This year’s theme was “Heroes Around Me.” The S-G students heading to …

SPAC’s Classical Kids program treating grades 4 and 5 on May 9

Saratoga Performing Arts Center is offering its free “Classical Kids” program, sponsored by Union College, to all 4th and 5th grade students at Scotia-Glenville on May 9th in the HS auditorium at 9:30. Approximately 10,000 students all over the Capital Region are reached by this program each year. The program brings professional dancers or musicians into schools for …

Congratulations to these HS and MS art students who will display their work at Proctor’s from Feb. 26-March 21

Congratulations to the following students on having art work selected for the Student Art Exhibit, The Pure Imagination, based on the Roald Dahl’s show Charlie and The Chocolate Factory performing at Proctors from February 26th -March 3rd. The reception for the show will be held on Monday, February 25, 2019  at Proctors Theater in the Fenimore Gallery (located on the second floor)  from …

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