Free lunches available at Collins Park, First Reformed Church this summer

The summer free lunch program will be held at Collins Park Pavilion by the Lake this summer Wednesday to Fridays from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for anyone 18 years and younger. The lunches will run from Wednesday, June 26 to Friday, August 30. In addition, First Reformed Church (224 North Ballston Ave.- Route 50, …

Summer reading suggestions announced by SG library media specialists

The SG Library Department is pleased to announce the 2019 summer reading suggestions for our students. Lists were created by Debbie Collins, Deb Byrne, Kari Moretti, Lauren Capuano, Maureen Palleschi and Liz Fawcett. Reading in the summer only enhances the love of literature. Our LMS’s also offer summer borrowing opportunities so SG families can have access …

Board of Education recognizes retirees and students for special achievement

The Board of Education held its annual recognition meeting for retirees and students recognized for special achievement last night. Retirees had logged a total of 337 years of service to Scotia-Glenville students and parents. In addition to those recognized, dozens of family members and friends attended the meeting. Board members read statements about each recognized …

Grade 2 students at Lincoln check out the outdoors during the Environmental Fair at Five Rivers

Grade 2 students at Lincoln explored many aspects of “life outdoors” during the annual Environmental Fair at the Five Rivers Environmental Education Center in Delmar. The 31 students attended the fair, sponsored by the state Department of Environmental Conservation, on May 15. DEC volunteers work with the students at the program. Here are a few …

SG girls from Glen-Worden, Lincoln, Sacandaga and the Middle School participate in the 5K Girls on the Run race

Dozens of girls from Scotia-Glenville participated in the 5K race with the Girls on the Run program at The Crossings of  Colonie on Sunday. Girls on the Run is a program that inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through curricula …

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 …

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 …

Empire State Plaza artwork to return to Scotia-Glenville for a reception on March 26

The following students have had their artwork on display in the Empire State Plaza Art Show in the South Concourse. That show ends Monday, March 18. The work created by students is inspired by the ESP Collection in the Empire State Plaza, Albany. The show will come back to Scotia-Glenville and the artists will be …

Budget update: spending plan will include elementary mental health and guidance services

Superintendent Susan Swartz on Monday presented a revised draft of the budget to the Board of Education that doesn’t change the bottom line but adds two new programs: mental health services and guidance services for elementary students. The first expands the program added this year to provide mental health services to high school and middle …

Petition to run for the Board of Education is now available

The petition to seek a spot on the Board of Education is now available. Those interested in seeking one of the two spots open on the Board of Education during the May 21 community vote. Candidates need to collect signatures from 40 community members and submit the petition to the Business Office, 900 Preddice Parkway, …

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