Guidance on Quarter 4 grading for middle and high school students

Dear Families: I am writing to share information regarding the district’s grading practices for fourth quarter for Middle and High School students.  I hope you find this helpful but encourage you to reach out to your child’s principal , assistant principal, dean or academic head if you (or your child) has any questions. I must …

School closed until at least Friday, May 15; classes could resume on Monday, May 18

Friday, April 17, 2020 Dear parents and guardians, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced during his April 16 press briefing that New York state will remain “on pause” through Friday, May 15 to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As part of this order, schools throughout the state will remain closed through May 15. The …

Information about grading for parents during the school closure

Dear Parents / Guardians, I want to begin by thanking you for the help and support you are providing your child during the district’s transition to online instruction and student learning.  I appreciate your patience as we continue to adjust our expectations in response to the governor’s executive orders for school closure. I also want …

Two Scotia-Glenville students earn diesel technology certification

Despite learning at home, two Scotia-Glenville students earn diesel certifications ALBANY — They may be home and isolated from schools and their specialized Diesel Technology training equipment, but that didn’t stop two S-G students, among 19 Capital Region BOCES students from 12 school districts, from earning a valuable Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lifting it Right …

Superintendent’s letter: School Closure Extended to April 29 and June Regents exams are canceled

Dear parents or guardians, As you may know, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced that schools in New York state will remain closed until April 29. That means students would return on Thursday, April 30, unless the order is extended again. This announcement extends the closure an additional two weeks from the previously announced date of …

Message to members of the NYSLRS regarding retirement

Dear Employer: The unfortunate reality of the current COVID-19 emergency is that some of your employees (NYSLRS members) may become seriously, or even fatally ill. At a time like this, it is vitally important that you and your employees understand how to apply for retirement, should that step become necessary. Here is some guidance: NYSLRS …

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