All six S-G schools recognized as ‘Schools in Good Standing’ under the new federal ESSA law

All six Scotia-Glenville schools have been deemed “Schools in Good Standing” by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the successor to the No Child Left Behind law. “We are very pleased that, on this first release of ESSA data, that Scotia-Glenville met the standards in the various categories considered by the law,” said Superintendent …

Interested in becoming a tutor? Interviews will be held on Jan. 30

Scotia-Glenville will be conducting interviews for anyone interested in becoming a tutor from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Senior High School. A NYS teaching certificate is required to become a tutor. You need to call Sharon Riggi at 518-347-3600 ext. 72101 to set up an interview.

Kindergartners at Lincoln raise money for Make a Wish

Kindergarten students at Lincoln Elementary spent this month making wishes come true for children they will never meet.  The students sold stars in the main lobby to raise money for Make a Wish. With every purchase, they got to show the class their stars and the class read what their money will help go towards. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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