Board of Education to consider overriding state tax levy cap for the 2021-22 budget

With a very small state tax levy cap increase of 0.13%, the Board of Education is considering exceeding the state cap. The cap means that the 8-step state formula to determine the tax levy cap will allow S-G to increase spending by $40,310 in the 2021-22 school year. “This is an extremely small increase allowed …

Nominating petitions to run for the S-G Board of Education in May 2021

Here is the nominating petition to seek a seat on the Board of Education during voting on May 18. These petitions must be submitted to the District Clerk Bobbie DeLong by April 19. Candidates must collect signatures from at least 72 qualified voters in the district (each petition holds 22 signatures and addresses, so you …

Elementary students attend school in the afternoon on Wednesday, March 3

On Wednesday, March 3, elementary students (K-5) will attend school in the afternoon for the Elementary Report Card Preparation Day. Glendaal and Glen-Worden students will be dropped off at school by about 12:15 p.m. Lincoln and Sacandaga students will be dropped off at school by about 12:45 p.m. Teachers will work on their report cards …

Town of Glenville and Village of Scotia Police Reform Surveys

Under a new state directive, the town of Glenville and village of Scotia police departments are required to gather public opinion about police department operations and procedures. Each department in the S-G area has posted a survey to be completed by residents: Village of Scotia Police Reform Survey – https://ybx3fx65hjw.typeform.com/to/DvbwOVQc Town of Glenville Police Reform …

2-hour delay information for snow emergencies

In the event of inclement weather necessitating a delay in the opening of school,  I would like to share a late arrival schedule with you ahead of time.  I am hopeful this information will enable you to  plan for your family’s needs. We will continue to communicate any weather related delay or closing through our …

Some high-risk sports to start at S-G

Last evening, February 8, the Scotia-Glenville Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution clearing the way for high-risk winter sports to take place.  Sports include boys’ and girls’ junior varsity and varsity basketball, ice hockey, and cheerleading.  Practices are anticipated to start Wednesday, February 10. Jamian Rockhill, Department Chairperson for Physical Education and Athletics, worked …

SAVE THE DATE: 3 upcoming Webinars for Parents/Caregivers

Scotia-Glenville is sponsoring three webinars for parents and caregivers in the coming months. Save the Date so you don’t miss them! Download the upcoming program descriptions.               FEBRUARY 11 | 6:30 – 7:30 PM  A COVID – 1 9 PLAYBOOK FOR PARENTS Please click the link below to join …

S-G planning for COVID-19 testing of students and staff; parents asked to complete consent form by Feb. 12

Frequently Asked Questions about the Binax testing Video of the Binax test being administered Please submit the consent form by Feb. 12 through your Powerschool account Directions for accessing the Consent Form in Powerschool Dear Scotia-Glenville Community: I hope this communication finds you and your families well. This has been a school year like no …

***A monthly blog by Susan Swartz, Superintendent***

January 2021 To our Scotia-Glenville Community, One of the things I have been thinking about doing, for at least the past year, is developing a monthly column to post on our website.  It provides another means of communication to students, staff, and members of our community. It is a means to share information about the …

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