Cookie Fundraiser on Dec. 8 will benefit the Weekend Backpack program and high school food pantry

You could slave over a hot stove to make cookies for hours on end this holiday season…or you could grab cookies by the pound at a fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 8, 12-4 p.m., at the First Reformed Church, 224 North Ballston Ave., Scotia. And you’d be helping a necessary cause – the Weekend Backpack Program that …

Students recognized for their creativity in the PTA Reflections contest

Before an audience of at least 75 parents, grandparents and friends, 40 students from four SG schools received recognition for their creative efforts in this year’s National PTA Reflections Contest. The event was held in the Sacandaga Elementary School gymnasium last night,Tuesday, Dec. 4. The theme of the contest was “Heroes Around Me.” The district-wide winners were …

Connection Circle to be held on Thursday, Dec. 6; SG wants to hear from families and students

With nearly 2,500 students and families in Scotia-Glenville schools, there are that many individual personalities and needs. The job of our school district is to ensure that we are a welcoming, tolerant, open place for all students and families. It’s hard to do that if we don’t know what those individual personalities need and expect …

District PTA Reflections recognition night set for Tuesday, Dec. 4

Come join us on Tuesday, December 4 from 6-7 pm in the Sacandaga Elementary School gym to celebrate the 40 students who have moved on to the District level of the National PTA Reflections contest. There are many creative entries in film, literature, visual arts, photography, music and dance from students in grades k-9 who …

HS fundraiser for Glendaal student nets hundreds for her and the girls’ basketball program

The girls’ varsity basketball team sponsored a 3 on 3 basketball tournament on Oct. 20 that involved 45 high school students on 12 teams and raised money for the program and for an ill Glendaal student. The fundraiser raised $720 for the girls’ basketball program (new uniforms and warm ups) and $200 for grade 1 student Elliott …

Congratulations to the newest Wilson reading graduates on the SG staff!

Maureen Blazejeski, a Scotia-Glenville literacy coach/reading teacher, has received  certification after completing a year-long training program as a Wilson Credentialed Trainer, allowing her to  train other teachers in the Wilson Reading Program. “Our goal is to build capacity and sustainability with the program to better serve our students with dyslexia and other reading disorders,” said …

S-G state test scores show high levels of proficiency

The New York State Education Department has released the results of statewide testing taken by students in grades 3-8 in April and May in both English Language Arts and mathematics. Statewide, in ELA, 45.2 percent of all test takers in grades 3-8 scored at the proficient level (Levels 3 and 4). In math, 44.5 percent of …

Computers for kids program collecting names of students who need computers

These days, students need more than pen, paper and pencil to succeed at school. They usually need access to a computer, especially at the middle and high schools. The collaboration between Scotia-Glenville and the Scotia-Glenville Educational Foundation to make sure all students have computers has kicked off for the fall. High school students refurbish computers …

Welcome back to school! Check out a few photos from all six schools.

Scotia-Glenville students returned to class today well rested and with plans to have a great year! Here are a few photos from each building on opening day – Glendaal Check out more opening day photos from Glendaal – https://www.facebook.com/pg/ScotiaGlenvilleSchools/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1720737598023737 Glen-Worden Check out more photos from Glen-Worden’s opening day – https://www.facebook.com/pg/ScotiaGlenvilleSchools/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1720740394690124 Lincoln Check out more photos from Lincoln’s …

Athletic Department stresses the 7 C’s of Athletic Leadership through Service

Leadership through Service.  Service starts with your teammates and classmates.  Community service projects are wonderful acts of kindness and strongly supported, but those are 1 time functions.  We are referring to a deeper meaning….more of a lifestyle. To help everyone remember think of The 7 C’s of Athletic Leadership through Service. Choose the Right Things …