S-G planning for COVID-19 testing of students and staff; parents asked to complete consent form by Feb. 12

Frequently Asked Questions about the Binax testing Video of the Binax test being administered Please submit the consent form by Feb. 12 through your Powerschool account Directions for accessing the Consent Form in Powerschool Dear Scotia-Glenville Community: I hope this communication finds you and your families well. This has been a school year like no …

***A monthly blog by Susan Swartz, Superintendent***

January 2021 To our Scotia-Glenville Community, One of the things I have been thinking about doing, for at least the past year, is developing a monthly column to post on our website.  It provides another means of communication to students, staff, and members of our community. It is a means to share information about the …

Time for MS and HS families to decide on their child’s learning preference after Jan. 29

Middle School/High School Quarter 3 Learning Preference Change Survey Scotia-Glenville is asking families of Middle School and High School students who wish to change their current School Learning Preference for Quarter 3 to complete a short survey for each child they have enrolled at either the Middle School or the High School.  Please only fill …

Glendaal closed again on Tuesday, December 22; definitely reopening on Wednesday, Dec. 23

Glendaal Elementary School will be closed again on Tuesday, December 22 but will definitely be open on Wednesday, December 23. There are several front office staff members out because a staff member tested positive COVID-19 over the weekend. However, on Wednesday, staff will be brought in from other buildings to ensure that Glendaal can open. …

44 S-G students show their talent in PTA Reflections Contest this year

The school district and the PTA Council are so very proud of the creativity and hard work 44 of our students ranging from Kindergarten through 8th grade who participated in the 2020 PTA Reflections Contest. The theme this year was “I Matter Because.” If you would like to see their amazing work ranging from photography …

Three elementary students at three schools test positive for COVID-19

Three elementary students at three different schools have tested positive for COVID-19. A student at Glendaal, Glen-Worden and Sacandaga have tested positive and the Schenectady County Public Health Services has begun contact tracing in the cases. At Glendaal, 13 additional students and six staff members will be asked to remain home beginning tomorrow, Dec. 15, …

Founder’s Day recipients recognized; original ceremony canceled in March

At the beginning of the pandemic, the PTA Council had planned the 80th annual Founders Day celebration at River Stone Manor in Scotia, an event that highlights strong school supporters from each building and districtwide. That event was canceled as schools closed and the state swung into the battle with COVID-19. Now, the PTA Council …

Updated Health Screener App Information

Updated Health Screener App Information Due to the new Department of Health guidance, we are asking parents and guardians to make a small adjustment in the way the health screener is submitted each morning. TO BEGIN THE SCREENER, PLEASE CONTINUE BY SELECTING THE NAME(S) OF THE CHILD(REN) TO SCREEN. If you have multiple children in …

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Sacandaga reopening on Friday, Nov. 13 for most – but not all – students

Sacandaga Elementary School will reopen for all students on Friday, Nov. 13, except for students and staff who have been contacted by either Principal Tonya Federico or by the Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) as part of its contact tracing program involving an adult who tested positive for COVID over the weekend. The contact …

COVID-19 case confirmed at Sacandaga Elementary

A staff member at Sacandaga Elementary last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (October 27-29) has tested positive for COVID-19. Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) has recommended that a classroom at Sacandaga Elementary, including nine students and three staff members, remain at home during the investigation by the agency. The agency will conduct contact tracing and …

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