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.

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 …

Eighth-grade students, families invited to Capital Region P-TECH information events – first is this Thursday, Dec. 6

Current eighth graders interested in getting on the fast track to a high school diploma with a no-cost college degree in a high-tech field and the front line for a job with industry partners should consider learning more about Capital Region Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH). This engaging, four to six year …

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 …

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