FAQs about school reopening from the NYS Education Department

School Reopening FAQs – July 22, 2020 Based upon further discussion with the Governor’s Office on July 21, 2020 regarding the NYSDOH Guidance released July 13, 2020 (DOH Guidance), we are providing the following clarified responses. Q. Do students and staff have to maintain a 6-foot distance from others at all times? A. Pursuant to …

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Parent Survey about reopening school this fall

Now that the governor has laid out criteria and a timetable for reopening schools, Scotia-Glenville wants to survey parents to get an idea of what you are thinking about resuming school this fall. Right now, we know there are more questions than answers. We will do our best to address your concerns as the school …

Entry guidelines for the six SG schools and District Office

Please note the specific rules below for entering each of the six Scotia-Glenville school buildings and the District Office. While similar, there are nuances at each school. These are posted on the front doors of each school/building: HIGH SCHOOL: ALL SCHOOL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. VISITORS, INCLUDING STAFF …

Class of 2021: time to get your senior portraits taken!

All upcoming seniors and members of the Class of 2021: We will be having senior portraits at the High School in the small gym on June 29-July 3. We have asked Prestige to schedule you an appointment, but they can be changed or canceled. Due to CDC guidelines we can only allow confirmed appointments in the building , …

High School yearbooks not coming until late July

Because of production delays at Lifetouch, the yearbook printer, Scotia-Glenville has been notified that the yearbooks will likely not be delivered until late July – at the earliest. Here is part of the message from Lifetouch: “Our production has been hit hard by COVID. More cases detected last week and we are still at a …

Glen-Worden grade 5 ‘reverse parade’ brightens the end of the year

Teachers and staff stood in front of the school and hooted and hollered, even setting off bubbles, as nearly 40 decorated cars drove through the grade 5 “reverse parade” today at Glen-Worden. Students were given Hawaiian-themed goodie bags, invitations to a final celebration on the last day of virtual classes on Wednesday and some received …

Watch the Virtual Senior Awards Ceremony – June 5, 2020

The Senior Academic Awards Ceremony recognizes the scholastic and service achievements of the Class of 2020.  Community members, service organizations and various universities have contributed more than $65,000 in scholarship funds to this year’s graduating seniors. Watch the Virtual Senior Awards Ceremony here. The Senior Awards Ceremony is approximately 45 minutes long and we will …

Four candidates seeking three Board of Education seats during June 9 voting

Four candidates are seeking three Board of Education seats at the June 9 vote. The seats each carry three-year terms and are unpaid. Candidates will be in this order on the ballot. All members of the community will vote by absentee ballot this year; there will be no in-person voting. Kimberly A. Boucher Furnish, of …

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 …

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