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.

Grade 5 students, teachers at Sacandaga collect for Animal Protective Foundation

Sacandaga’s fifth grade class and teachers collected donations for the Animal Protective Foundation in Scotia! The Sacandaga community contributed quantities of food, toys and treats for the dogs and cats, as well as monetary donations! The fifth graders also donated $75 of the funds they have raised for their end of the year picnic! A HUGE thank …

Kindergartners, first graders enjoy first Book Buddies program at Sacandaga

Vicky Milkins’s kindergartners paired with students in Kimberly Ogborn’s and Christine Capozzi’s grade 1 class today to create a better story for The Gingerbread Man as part of their monthly Book Buddies program. The start the Book Buddies program, a grade 1 student, Emmett, read The Gingerbread Man. Then each grade 1 student was partnered with …

Sacandaga kindergartners explore wet Gingerbread men

Students in Melissa Peterson’s kindergarten class at Sacandaga finished reading the Gingerbread Man today. The class concluded with an experiment. Since the character in the book was afraid of getting wet, the students observed, predicted, observed again and then drew a conclusion about what would happen if the Gingerbread Man got wet. Here are a …

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 …

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