Congratulations to these musicians, who will perform in the Schenectady County Music Festival on Jan. 25

Congratulations to the following student musicians who will be participating in the Schenectady County Music Festival. Students will be rehearsing and performing with other students at Cobleskill-Richmondville, Niskayuna, Rotterdam-Mohonasen, Schalmont, Schenectady and Voorheesville School Districts The concert is free, donations are accepted and will be held at Schenectady High School in the auditorium on Saturday, …

PTSA accepting Founders Day nominations

The Scotia-Glenville PTSA is accepting nominations for the annual Founders Day recognition. The nomination forms are due Jan. 10 to the school’s main office. This year’s event is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, at Rivers Stone Manor. Here is the printable nomination form. You can also nominate a deserving candidate online at this link.

79 students inducted into the National Junior Honor Society

A total of 79 students and their families were inducted to the National Junior Honor Society on Nov. 7. According to that website, the requirements to become a member of the NJHS are: Scholarship Per national guidelines, at a minimum, students must have a cumulative GPA of 85, B, 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or …

Congratulations to these MS and HS student musicians!

Congratulations to the following 19 middle and high school students who have been accepted into the Suburban Council Music Festival on January 10-11 at Niskayuna High School. Orchestra: Rebecca Carpenter Jordan  Manocchi Ethan Wilson Alyeene Zebrowski Orchestra Percussion: Connor Merenberg Caroline LaQue Band Camryn Munro Meghan Toftegaard Chorus Anabella Candida           Emily Heiner      Maddie Herron Manny …

Flu Facts for the upcoming season

Flu season is right around the corner! At left are a few reminders about how to control the spread of the flu virus. Here are some helpful links about the flu: NY State Department of Health website: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/influenza/seasonal/ Flu information in other languages: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/influenza/seasonal/childhood_adolescent/ Centers for Disease Control website: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/keyfacts.htm Download the graphic above as …

Grade 6 students participate in Kindness in Chalk: An Anti-Bullying Movement

Scotia-Glenville’s grade 6 students on Tuesday showed their feelings in a very public way by using chalk to decorate the sidewalks in front of the school with their messages of hope and kindness. Many of Team Onair’s students participated in the nationwide movement called Kindness in Chalk. Schools from all over the United States decorated …

Scotia-Glenville students return to school after a restful summer break

Nearly 2,500 Scotia-Glenville students returned to school today, ready to tackle a challenging 2019-20 school year. Whether they walked, got dropped off or took the bus, students seemed ready for the challenges of the new year. Here are a few pictures from opening day at each school: Glendaal Check out more photos from Glendaal on …

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 …

RPI Ambassadors bring their love of engineering to students at the Middle School

Whether doing a hands-on lab or getting immersed in the depths of research, students at the Middle School moved outside their comfort zones on Monday. All students in grades 6-8 experienced hours of designing, hypothesizing, testing, questioning, applying their knowledge and working collaboratively thanks to six RPI Engineering Ambassadors: Parth Bhide,  senior; Louis Caponi, junior; …

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