Three elementary students at three schools test positive for COVID-19

Three elementary students at three different schools have tested positive for COVID-19. A student at Glendaal, Glen-Worden and Sacandaga have tested positive and the Schenectady County Public Health Services has begun contact tracing in the cases. At Glendaal, 13 additional students and six staff members will be asked to remain home beginning tomorrow, Dec. 15, …

Founder’s Day recipients recognized; original ceremony canceled in March

At the beginning of the pandemic, the PTA Council had planned the 80th annual Founders Day celebration at River Stone Manor in Scotia, an event that highlights strong school supporters from each building and districtwide. That event was canceled as schools closed and the state swung into the battle with COVID-19. Now, the PTA Council …

Google Classroom training program set for Dec. 9 for elementary families

On Wednesday, December 9 we invite elementary families to join us to learn how to log in and navigate Google Classroom. This is the platform we will use to provide instruction if we pivot to remote instruction at the elementary level. We are asking families to log in using their child’s SGCSD username and password …

One positive test result at the HS; two adults and 8 students out of school

A staff member at the high school has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was last in school on Monday, November 30. This case will result in two adults and eight students being asked not to return to school during the investigation. The Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) has begun its investigation and is …

An adult who works at the high school has tested positive for COVID-19

An adult who works at the high school has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was last in school on Monday, November 30. The Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) has begun its investigation and is working to establish contact tracing on the case. Anyone affected will be contacted directly by the SCPHS. Everyone at …

Elementary parents are asked to take a two-question survey in Powerschool regarding Chromebooks

Elementary parents are asked to complete a two-question survey by Friday, Dec. 4 We are asking families to complete a two-question survey for each child they have enrolled at the elementary level. This two question survey will help us to determine technology needs in the event we need to pivot to online learning. The survey …

A staff member case of COVID-19 reported at the High School

A high school staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual was last in school on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The individual and four other adults are being excluded from school during the investigation by the Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS). Anyone affected will be contacted directly by the SCPHS. Everyone at the school …

COVID-19 cases at Sacandaga, Glen-Worden, the Middle School and the High School

Four Scotia-Glenville students and two staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 as the Schenectady County Public Health Service continues its investigation. In addition, a class of 11 students at Glen-Worden have been told not to come to school during the investigation. The positive student cases are at Sacandaga Elementary, the Middle School and two …

Glen-Worden and the HS to reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 24

Glen-Worden Elementary School and the High School will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 24. Both were closed on Monday as the Schenectady County Public Health Services (SCPHS) continued its investigation into cases of COVID-19 at both schools. At the High School, it will be a Strong Day. Students assigned to that cohort should plan to be …

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