ARPA-ESSER Federal Funding Plan; please complete the survey by August 6

Introduction  After reading the information below, please complete a survey about your thoughts by Friday, August 6. Here is the survey link – https://forms.gle/cUfDDyG97rXq2mQB9 The 2021-22 enacted state budget includes language requiring local education agencies, such as school districts, that receive funding from the Federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund allocated by the …

School tax bills to drop by 0.45% this September

For the fourth time in 12 years, the Scotia-Glenville tax rate will decline this September, saving the typical taxpayer (with a $160,000 assessment) about $17 off their September tax bill. “We are very pleased to be able to, once again, cut taxes albeit in a small way,” said Superintendent Susan Swartz. “We tell our community …

Supply lists for grade 6

COMMENT: Is there a supply list for the 6th grade? There is one for 7th and 8th grade listed under middle school, but not for 6th. Thanks! RESPONSE: They will be posted soon. At this point, parents have not been told which team their child is on. That should be sent to parents within a …

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Middle School supply lists

Here are the supplies that teachers ask for students to have for school next year. School begins on Wednesday, September 8: Grade 6 Highlander supplies Grade 6 Onair supplies Grade 7 supplies Grade 8 supplies Document Accessibility If you have an accessibility issue with any documents shared on this page, please contact Robert Hanlon in …

Grades 6-8 Summer School program begins on Monday, July 19

The Summer School Program for grades 6-8 will begin on Monday, 7/19 at the Scotia Glenville High School. Student schedules were mailed home last week. A copy of student schedules will be available if needed. Chromebooks will also be available for students to pick up or exchange their previous device for a Summer School issued …

Bucciferro, Talbot elected as Board of Education officers

The Board of Education held its annual re-organizational meeting on Monday, July 12. Board of Education President David Bucciferro was re-elected to an eighth term as president. Board member Hal Talbot, beginning his second term on the board, was elected as vice president by a 4 to 1 vote. He replaces Daniel Feinberg, who served …

Algebra Regents results in yet?

COMMENT: Will you be releasing the exam grades for the students who took the Algebra Regents exam?  The Earth Science Exam grade was mailed to us, but nothing has been released on the Algebra regents.  I have been looking for it on the Google Classroom, Powerschool, his report card, and I even emailed the teacher.  …

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Listen to the community, not the union, when making post-COVID decisions

COMMENT: As a teacher in this district, I would ask that as the school is making decisions regarding updating covid-mitigation policies, please don’t rely on the SGTA to speak on behalf of all teachers.  Nothing personal to the individuals in leadership positions in the union, but I have not felt that the union is representing …

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Move toward a more normal environment in schools

COMMENT: In light of the NYS health department allowing (summer) schools to make the choices on masking for their staff and students, I urge you at Scotia Glenville to take this opportunity to move towards a more normal environment and allow masks to be optional, instead of mandatory.   Our community, along with the rest of …

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