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 …

SAVE THE DATE: Founders Day will be held on March 27

The annual Founders Day recognition dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at the Glen Sanders Mansion. Dinner reservations are due by Monday, March 18. The meal choices will be: Sliced sirloin beef with shallot demi glaze Chicken Francaise over wilted greens with lemon beurre blanc Butternut squash ravioli You can …

Taste of Scotia coming to the HS cafeteria on April 1

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Taste of Scotia-Glenville! Monday, April 1, 6 pm-8 pm, S-G High School Cafeteria. Tickets are now on sale. $15.00 for advanced tickets and $18.00 at the door. Buy your tickets at  www.sgedfoundation.org/a-taste-of-scotia-glenville/tickets  This dinner event will feature delicious samples from your favorite local restaurants and a silent auction with items from …

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, …

BOE members discuss their hopes for 2019-20 budget; support adding elementary mental health services

Board of Education members began their work session on Monday discussing their hopes (if money were no object) and the parts of the budget that should definitely stay in place. With little debate, the board members determined that beginning a mental health program for elementary students, to compliment the one in place for high school …

Sacandaga MAGS event for boys was a hit!

Around 100 students, parents, grandparents and others attended Sacandaga’s annual MAGS (mothers, aunts, grandma’s and special someones) for boys event on Friday. This year’s event, unlike the dances of the past, was a “let’s make a deal“ game show program. Students and special someones moved around from event to event, competing along the way. Check …

District-wide Faculty Talent Show being held on Thursday, Feb. 28

Most students and parents look at their teachers in one way – they are good teachers and staff who know their subjects well. But this Thursday, students, parents and community members can check out what other talents those folks who work in their classrooms really have! The District-wide Faculty Talent Show will be held at …

Congratulations to these eight PTA Reflections regional winners

Congratulation to the eight Scotia-Glenville students who will participate in the state’s level of the NYS PTA Reflections contest after winning at the regional competition. Students in grades K-9 created entries in film, literature, visual arts, photography, music and dance for the competition. This year’s theme was “Heroes Around Me.” The S-G students heading to …

Post navigation