8th Grade Science Club
A group of students interested in working on their own interests in science. Purpose: To explore student interests in science and discover the science institutions in Boston, Massachusetts. Meetings: Bi-monthly after school, when needed. Membership: A prerequisite of an 85% average in 6th and 7th grade science. Students are invited at the beginning of the year if they qualify and they work on a project about the ocean before our May Science Club trip.
A group of students interested in working on their own interests in art, entering contests, inviting speakers. Purpose: To do art activities outside of the art class setting. Meetings: Weekly after school. Membership: No pre-requisites. Students can join throughout the year.
Brothers And Sisters In Christ (BASIC)
Provides an opportunity for students to know God on any Level. Membership: Open to all students. Activities: Weekly prayer meetings and other fun activities. Meetings: Every Tuesday, 2:30 – 3:00 PM in room 161.
Students in drama club are offered the chance to learn all aspects of putting on a Broadway production while rehearsing for the spring musical. Meetings: One time per month. Rehearsals: three days per week during productions. Membership: Members must have an interest in the dramatic arts and/or theater technology. Students are encouraged to join in the fall but may join the club any time throughout the year.
Family Career And Community Leaders Of America (FCCLA)
Is a nationally affiliated youth leadership organization which focuses on the family. Members choose projects and participate in many activities. Career preparation and scholarship programs are also available. Purpose: To promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer science programs. Meetings: Once a week after school. Membership: Members must have taken at least one family and consumer science course. (Home & Careers Skills in grades 6 – 8 meets this requirement. Students can join throughout the year.
Fuel Up To Play 60 SNAC Fitness/Nutrition Club
Get Fit and Eat Healthy! Stay active by participating in activities such as, Can Jam Frisbee, Zumba, Basketball, Shootout, Kickboxing, Volleyball, Yoga, Pilates, Spinning and Cooking classes. Enjoy delicious snacks with every activity. Meetings: TBA. Membership: Anyone and everyone!
Come have a good time with friends. There are a variety of games to play. Meetings: Twice per month, January – March, after school in room 201 Dates will be decided in the fall. Membership: Open to everyone.
GIVE – Building Community Through Service
A student-run service learning program in which students perform volunteer service and attend classes to help them reflect on that service. Students participate in programs that address the needs of the handicapped, the elderly, the poor, animals, and the environment. Purpose: To make a positive difference in the school and community; and promote responsibility and leadership. Meetings: Vary depending on the volunteer activity. Minimum of 5 service hours and 3 reflection credits are required per quarter. Membership: Complete a GIVE application and sign up for the programs you are interested in.
The mission is to support good citizenship, in addition to finding ways to be inclusive of all students. We end the year with a “kickball tournament”. Meetings: 1 to 2 times a month in the cafeteria from 2:30-3:15 PM. Membership: Open to everyone.
This year Scotia-Glenville Middle School will be offering an entirely new kind of school music ensemble, called Modern Band. It teaches students to perform, improvise and compose using popular styles including rock, pop, reggae, hip hop, R & B, Country and other modern styles. Modern Band features guitar, bass, ukulele, keyboard, drums, vocals (singing and rapping), and use of music technology. Meetings: Every Wednesday, 2:20-3:15 PM. Membership: From beginners to experienced – all levels are welcome to be a part of “Crimson Youth!”
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
Is an organization that recognizes and encourages students to excel in academics leadership, service and character. Through chapter service activities, members maintain and extend those qualities that qualified them for selection. Purpose: To provide enthusiasm for scholarship; to stimulate a desire to render service; to promote leadership; and to develop character in the students. Meetings: Once per month during homeroom. Membership: Students will be notified in the spring if they are being asked to join NJHS. At that time, students will submit a letter of intent and complete 24 hours of community service over the summer.
Is devoted to supporting students in the LGBT community. LGBT students and allies will enjoy a welcoming and supportive environment to discuss various topics in an open social space where all students will feel free to be themselves and receive support through participation in club meetings and activities. Purpose: With our pride club, we hope to raise awareness and tolerance, reducing ignorance and bullying. We hope to provide beneficial advice to the students who attend pride club, as well as, expressing your views on the topic of LGBT and community in a manner that is non-harmful to others. Meetings: Once a week.
Ski & Snowboard Club
We organize six trips to nearby Jiminy Peak Ski Resort in Hancock, MA and use the Coach bus transportation. Our trips take place after school every Thursday, January – March, 2:30 – 8:30 PM. Meetings: Our trips take place after school every Thursday, January – March, 2:30 – 8:30 PM and will be announced during homeroom as winter approaches. Membership: Open to beginners and experts. Rentals and lessons are also available.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
Is a youth-run organization that promotes positive decision making. The Scotia- Glenville SADD Chapter received the distinction of being awarded New York State SADD Chapter of the Year for 2004-05. Purpose: Works to educate the school and community about the dangers of alcohol and drugs, and expresses a need for traffic and bicycle safety. SADD participates in a number of school and community events to relay this message. Membership: Students who have an interest in their school & community. Students may join throughout the year.
Scotia-Glenville Middle School PTA Presents…
A night of supervised recreational activities and is open to Scotia-Glenville Middle School students. Most of the events are held from 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Each evening consists of various recreational activities.
Is the elected body of student leaders in the middle school. Members of the Student Senate represent students as their vehicle of communication with the administrators and the Board of Education. The Student Council runs both the Fall Dance and the Spring Fling at the middle school, do numerous fundraisers for charities, and celebrate holidays with hat and IPod days! The council is represented on the SDM team and works closely with teachers and administrators.
Scotia-Glenville Middle School has a wide variety of sports teams for both boys and girls in the 7th and 8th grade:
- Cross Country
- Field Hockey
- Soccer (boys and girls)
- Volleyball (girls)
- Athletic Placement: Cheerleading, Golf, Girls Tennis, Girls Swimming
- Basketball (boys and girls)
- Nordic Skiing
- Athletic Placement: Indoor Track, Bowling, Cheerleading
- Lacrosse (boys and girls)
- Track and Field
- Athletic Placement: Boys Tennis
Students in the 6th grade, although not eligible for interscholastic sports, can participate in intramural sports.
For additional information, contact Mr. Jamian Rockhill, Athletic Director, at 518-347-3600 ext. 61127; also reference Parents’ Handbook for sports physicals and Physical Education policies.