Three candidates seeking two seats at on Board of Education at the May 21 vote

Three candidates are seeking two Board of Education seats at the May 21 vote. The seats each carry three-year terms and are unpaid. Each candidate collected at least 40 signatures by the today’s deadline to get on the ballot.  Colleen R. Benedetto, of 513 Charles Street, is seeking a fifth term. She works as an …

Fourth graders at Glendaal make flower seed strips for all students to plant

Last week, students in Juliana Potts’s and Tana Case’s grade 4 classes at Glendaal celebrated Earth Day (today, April 24) by making wild flower seed strips from recycled paper. As part of the Earth Day awareness project, the school also had two guests  share tips to preserve the Earth on the announcements. Each day, Case …

These students will have their artwork on display at BOCES until May 24

Congratulations to the following 26 students who have work on display in the Capital Region BOCES annual Art Show. The opening reception will be held on Tuesday, April 30th from 4:00-6:00 at 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany The show runs through May 24. High School Alana Seifert Middle School  Abigail Chevalier Melvin Corker Sadie Krogh Morgan Lorey …

Congratulations to these Founders Day recipients

The 79th annual Founders Day Dinner was held last night at the Glen Sanders Mansion. Founder’s Day recipients are those school community members who go beyond their usual duties to make the school district a better place. They are chosen by the six PTAs and PTA Council. Each recipient is presented with an Honorary Life …

Taste of Scotia coming to the HS cafeteria on April 1

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Taste of Scotia-Glenville! Monday, April 1, 6 pm-8 pm, S-G High School Cafeteria. Tickets are now on sale. $15.00 for advanced tickets and $18.00 at the door. Buy your tickets at  www.sgedfoundation.org/a-taste-of-scotia-glenville/tickets  This dinner event will feature delicious samples from your favorite local restaurants and a silent auction with items from …

Two more grades are taking computer-based state tests this year; testing begins on Tuesday, April 2

Once again this year, students in grades 3-8 are being asked to sit for state tests in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics. Last year, students in grade 4 at Scotia-Glenville completed their ELA state exams online; this year, grades 3 and 5 are being added to the ELA computer-based models. Over the next two …

Board of Education adopts $56.95 million budget; still hopes to bring tax increase down

The Board of Education on Monday night unanimously (7-0) approved a $56.95 million spending plan for the 2019-20 school year. The budget is a $966,044 or 1.73 percent spending increase over this school year’s $55.99 million budget. As adopted, the budget would increase the tax levy by 2.91 percent. That is slightly below the state’s …

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