Online learning to continue through April 15 – including during previously scheduled spring break

As you are likely aware, on March 27, Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order closing schools until at least April 15. During this time, Scotia-Glenville schools are required to provide continuity of instruction, meals for students and childcare resources every weekday, including days originally part of the previously scheduled spring break (April 10-17). If …

Letter to Families – New Home Learning begins this week

March 30, 2020 Dear Families: I am writing to share information with you about the district’s plans for providing instruction to our students during this period of school closure.   Our administrative staff, teachers, and support personnel have been busy creating Google Classrooms, planning lessons and activities, and preparing for the start of on-line scheduled meetings …

Classes canceled until Wednesday, April 15 by state order

Dear parents and guardians, Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today, March 27, that schools in New York state will remain closed until April 15. We are closely monitoring the situation at the state and local level and will let you know if that closure needs to be extended. Sporting practices …

UPDATE to parents – 3/25/20; New learning to begin April 1

New review and reapplication of skills resources have been posted to the SGResources1920 link. These resources are available to you to continue to work through self-guided and parent-guided practice. We encourage you to visit the page and engage with the resources. We will leave these resources open to you for the duration of our separation. …

Board of Education adopts $58.1 million budget for the 2020-21 school year

The Board of Education on Monday, March 23, unanimously adopted a budget for the 2020-21 school year that totals $58,160,883, a 2.12% increase over the current school budget. The spending plan carries a 2.66% tax levy increase, slightly below the 2.67% maximum tax levy for Scotia-Glenville set by the state using an eight-step formula. The …

K-12 learning resources during the school shutdown

During this time of separation, we wanted to share a link to K-12 resources both online and paper and pencil to help you and your child practice skills and content we have learned so far this year. These resources were developed to help students stay engaged. We encourage you and your child to take advantage …

Message from Superintendent Susan Swartz; Chromebook survey

March 20, 2020 Good afternoon, As we come to the end of our first week of school closure, I wanted to reach out and let you know what you can expect as I am guessing we may not return on April 1. The work and resources  the district is presently providing were developed for the …

NYS grades 3-8 tests canceled by state

The state has canceled all New York State Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Test; New York State Grades 3-8 Mathematics Test; New York State Grade 4 Elementary-Level Science Test; New York State Grade 8 Intermediate-Level Science Test; New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) in Grades K-12; and New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) for students with …

Printed academic materials to be made available to parents

Updated Coronavirus information On Monday, March 23 we will have K-12 academic packets available for pickup or delivery. Printed materials are only provided to families without online access at this time. If you are interested in picking up a packet, please call or email your building principal and secretary to arrange (contact information is below). …

Childcare information for first responders and health care workers

Childcare available through YMCA, other agencies for healthcare workers, first responders As part of the COVID-19 response effort, Scotia-Glenville is working with the Capital District YMCA to bring childcare resources to the families of emergency personnel in local communities. Starting Monday, March 23, 2020, YMCA branch locations throughout the Capital Region will be offering school-age …

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