It is really hot today, and several other schools are closing early. Why isn’t Scotia-Glenville doing the same?

RESPONSE: Thanks for your comment. Three other school districts – Cairo-Durham, Columbia Christian Academy and Hudson City schools – closed early because of the heat. We looked at that situation but felt our students were safe in the buildings, since it tends to get cool overnight. Students were encouraged to stay hydrated; physical education students …

I wanted to know if you would be collecting school supplies for students in need for the upcoming school year. Also, if there was a fund to donate towards breakfast/lunch for students in need. Thank you.

RESPONSE: The school district does not do anything in an organized way to provide either supplies to students to help with the cost of breakfast and lunch. In the past, churches have donated backpacks of supplies, mostly for elementary students. As for the breakfast and lunch, the federal Free and Reduced Meal program typically provides …

I noticed that the District uses the Responsive Classroom Approach – Yeah! I appreciate how the approach emphasizes how teacher language/behaviors effect children’s learning/behavior. That being said I see that it goes through 8th grade.

COMMENT: I noticed that the District uses the Responsive Classroom Approach – Yeah! I appreciate how the approach emphasizes how teacher language/behaviors effect children’s learning/behavior. That being said I see that it goes through 8th grade. When I went to the Middle School meeting for parents, RC wasn’t mentioned. They seem to use a different …

Is SG offering a Driver’s Ed course this summer? If so, is the class still available?

RESPONSE:  Thanks for your comment. The short answer is no. Our students join others from Mohonasen, Schalmont and Guilderland at a combined summer academic program offered at Mohonasen. The Mohonasen drivers education program is offered to Mohonasen students first and then to other students if seats allow. There are generally no seats left for non-Mohonasen …

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