Scotia-Glenville High School
1 Tartan Way
Scotia, NY 12302


Phone: 518-382-1231/
347-3600 EXT. 61101

FAX: 518-386-4350


Peter J. Bednarek, Principal


Thomas W. Fyvie,
Assistant Principal


Jamian P. Rockhill,
Dean of Students



Instructional hours:
7:38 a.m. to 2:29 p.m.


Daily Bell/Class Change Schedule (PDF)


Fitness Center hours and information


Dignity for All Students Act coordinators: Peter Bednarek and Thomas Fyvie

Senior High School top stories






tartanwearPTSA is selling a wide variety of Tartanwear - everything from blankets and hoodie sweatshirts to lanyards and mugs.


Click here to check it out.


Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Student photoJune 28, 2014

More than a quarter of the 176 graduates in the Class of 2014 who walked across the stage at Proctor's Theater today had a four-year cumulative average of 90 percent or higher.

To be precise, 45 students (25.6 percent) had a 90 percent or higher average for their high school careers.

Today's was Scotia-Glenville's 106th commencement ceremony.

The Class of 2014, while among the smallest S-G graduating classes in recent memory, had a large number of students who excelled. Seniors walked away with thousands of dollars in scholarships and awards at the May 30 Senior Awards assembly. [read MORE] camera link icon

Pink Palooza popular at High School; fundraiser brings in more than Student photo$250

June 17, 2014

While they were decked out in pink for a day, the fundraiser by the Art Club had a much deeper meaning for everybody involved.
Students and staff donated $255.67 to the High School Art Club's "Pink Palooza" fundraiser on Friday (June 13).
The money will be donated to The National Breast Cancer Foundation. [read MORE] camera link icon

Free lunch programs offered at Collins Park and City View Church beginning June 30

Summer is a tough time for many families. Thanks to the Schenectady Inner City Ministry and volunteers from Union College, families won't have to worry about lunches this summer. Free lunches will be offered at Collins Park and City View Church in Scotia beginning June 30. [read MORE]

SUMMER READING @ Your SG Library program announced by library media specialists

June 4, 2014

For an enjoyable activity with lifelong benefits, the S-G Library Media Specialist’s recommend some fabulous books to consider reading this summer.

Elementary reader suggestions can be found on the library web page at

Middle School and High School readers can see suggestions on both the Middle School and High School Library pages

Three high school students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

June 4, 2014

Jane Ogagan, Kristen Roddy and Brianna Tejada have been inducted into the National Technical Honor Society, a reflection of their excellent class work in both Career & Tech classes at the Capital Region BOCES as well as their home schools.

The students achieved a 92 or higher average at Career & Tech, an 85 or higher overall average at their high schools and had five or fewer absences from school. [read MORE]

Student photoSenior awards, Scholastic Medal recipients announced during assembly

May 31, 2014

Many awards and scholarships were announced this morning during the senior awards assembly. As well, the 12 Scholastic Medal recipients in the class of 2014 were also named. [read MORE]

High School, Middle School Test Rating Days announced

May 27, 2014

The high school and middle school have announced test rating/scoring days:

Monday, June 16: Rating Day at the High School - NO STUDENTS IN GRADES 9-12 WILL ATTEND TODAY

Friday, June 20: Rating day at the Middle School - NO STUDENTS IN GRADES 6-8 WILL ATTEND TODAY

***Accelerated students in grade 8 who are taking the Integrated Algebra Exam should report to the High School for that Regents Exam on June 20.  [read MORE]

June 2014 Common Core, Regents exam testing schedule released

May 14, 2014

The June 3 Common Core testing and Regents schedule, June 17-25, is here.


Bob Holmes 'lives in gyms' because he has one mission: save a teenager's life

Student photoMay 6, 2014

 Bob Holmes is a man with a mission: to save one teenager's life.

"That's why I live in a gym," Holmes, who has been spreading his message for 27 years, told grade 8 students today. "If I can play volleyball until I'm 85 years old and can't walk any more, then I'll keep going Last year, 300,000 teenagers tried to kill themselves - that is more than died in the Iraq war. If I can save one of those lives, it is worth my efforts. A life is worth fighting for."

Holmes brought his One-Man Volleyball Game to the students at the Middle School in the morning and to physical education classes at the high school in the afternoon. He was also planning a 7 p.m. appearance at the high school for the community. [read MORE]

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Miss you time singing with the Choralaires? This may be your chance for an encore!

To celebrate 60 years of Choralaires, the exclusive S-G choral group is inviting alumni to perform at the Friday, June 6 performance - 7:30 p.m. at the high school. Check out this flyer for more information {PDF).

Come out to the ballgame on May 7;
help S-G business students win $1,000

April 29, 2014Baseball image

Grab your lawn chairs and come out to the ballgame – specifically on May 7 – to help S-G business students win $1,000.

On May 7, beginning at 4 p.m. on the baseball diamond behind the high school, Scotia-Glenville’s varsity boys will play Gloversville in league baseball.

This game is more important than the usual sporting event. Students in Michael Parks’ Sports Management class are trying to pump attendance – with the hope of landing a $1,000 prize.

The class has even developed a website to promote the May 7 baseball game and event at
[read MORE]

Seven S-G students participate in the Olympics of the Visual Arts program

April 14, 2014Student photo

Seven Scotia-Glenville students represent the high school art department at the NYS Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) annual Olympics of the Visual Arts, which was held at the Saratoga Springs City Center.

The Olympics of the Visual Arts (OVA) program provides an opportunity for students to participate in individual or group artistic problem solving. A new series of problems is posed every fall. [MORE]

Congratulations to the 49 newest members of the HS National Honor Society

April 9, 2014

Forty-nine S-G High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society tonight during a ceremony at the school with their families and friends.

The honor culminates years of work and achievements by the students, all of whom are juniors. The students needed to prove achievement in the areas of scholarship, leadershpi, service and character. [MORE]

Athletic Hall of Fame being revived; nominations are due by May 15

April 7, 2014Image

Everyone knows about about the 2013-14 Class A state champion boys' basketball team from Scotia-Glenville.

S-G this year also had standouts in several other sports, like track and field, cheerleading, tennis and others.

As many know, S-G has a rich history of athletic victories and success that will come to the forefront during the fall induction into the Scotia-Glenville Athletic Hall of Fame.

Hall nominations and inductions have not been held for a while, so the district is hoping to revive the tradition. [MORE]

Here's what you need to know about the 2014 Prom - to be held on Friday, May 16

April 7, 2014

With Prom season fast approaching, there are a few things you and your student should know about this upcoming happy and traditional event - to be held on Friday, May 16.

Tickets for the 2014 Prom are $55 each for Scotia students, $65 for non-Scotia guests a\nd will go on sale at 2:30 p.m. Thursday April 24 in the B10 cafeteria. Ticket sales will continue each school day at lunch periods outside of the cafeteria and after school in the front. The last day for ticket sales is at 3 p.m. on Friday May 2. [MORE]

A big basketball thank you is set for Sunday, April 6 at the high school gym

Parents of the NYS champion varsity boys basketball team will host a community thank you reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, in the new high school gym.

The boys requested this be a community mixer to thank the community, Tartan Youth Basketball fans, cheerleaders, Pep Band, Dog Pound, alumni, neighbors and businesses for their support during the winning season.

Check out this video:

Congrats to Kiersten Kastberg and Lily Becker for representing SG at Regional Art Show

April 2, 2014

Artwork by Kiersten Kastberg and Lily Becker will be featured at the 15th Annual High School Juried Regional Art Show until April 20 at the Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany.

There were more than 450 works submitted by 21 school districts and 110 works of art selected by a panel of art jurors

There will be an opening reception at the Opalka Gallery on Friday, April 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery, 140 New Scotland Road, Albany. At 7 p.m., there will be remarks from artist Mike Glier followed by the juror’s choice awards.

Here are their pieces of art.
Click on each one to enlarge it.


artwork artwork

Drama Club presents Shrek the Musical on March 28, 29 and 30 at the high school

Student photoMarch 28, 2014

More than 50 students in the S-G Drama Club will present Shrek the Musical, about an unattractive ogre who is forced to find his way in the world at the age of 7, tries to protect his solitary life in a swamp and finds love with a princess.

The production will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 28; Saturday, March 29; and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students. [MORE] camera link icon

John Dean receives top honors at RPI science and engineering fair

March 24, 2014student photo

Junior John Dean won the grand prize at RPI's Intel Science and Engineering Fair for his intensive science research project - creating a fast-focusing liquid lens that would allow cameras to focus on two objects at the same time.

As the grand prize winner, he will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the International Intel Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles from May 11-16. [MORE] camera link icon

Shrek the Musical to be performed March 28-30 by S-G Drama Club at HS auditorium

More than 50 students in the SG Drama Club will present Shrek the Musical on March 28, 29 and 30. The Friday and Saturday shows start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday begin at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students.

Order your 2013-14 yearbook online

Smart Pay logoDon't let this year's school memories be lost! Be sure to order your 2013-14 yearbook online. The cost is $55.
Follow this link.


High School team places third in Capital Region Science Bowl

Student photoMArch 1, 2014

One of two teams from Scotia-Glenville placed third overall in the Capital Region Science Bowl.

High school teams test their math and science knowledge in an academic competition that is a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical problems and answer questions in all branches of science and math.

The Scotia-Glenville team that placed third overall included these students - Justin Phillips, Eric Kilbourne, Bill Hanley, Christian Rizzuto and Paul Reutterthat. Science teachers Jeff Grizzaffi and Christina Darkangelo-Wood coached the team. [MORE] camera link icon

Senior Christian Rizzuto nominated as a
U.S. Presidential ScholarChristian Rizzuto

January 30, 2014

Senior Christian Rizzuto, who attended a prestigious summer pre-med program at The University of Pennsylvania last summer, has been named as a candidate in the 2014 United States Presidential Scholars Program.

The program is sponsored by the White House and the U.S. Dept of Education.

Christian is among approximately 3,000 students of of 3.2 million graduating seniors this year who has received this invitation. [MORE]


It's easy to show your Tartan Pride!

Order formJanuary 29, 2014

Showing your pride in Scotia-Glenville and the Tartans is easier than ever!

The High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association is selling an exciting and exclusive line of Tartanwear, including blankets, hooded sweatshirts, mugs, pants and lanyards. Proceeds will support a variety of PTSA programs at the high school, including the After Prom.

Download the order form by clicking here or on the image above (PDF). The forms should be completed and returned with payment to the PTSA's attention at the high school main office.

Check out photos here - [MORE] camera link icon

Senior Luke Joy competes in American Legion Oratorical Contest

January 21, 2014

Scotia-Glenville High School Senior Luke Joy competed in the American Legion Oratorical Contest, representing Schenectady County in the regional competition.

The theme of the nationwide competition was “A Constitutional Speech Contest.”

Luke's speech was entitled "The Importance of "We" and discussed the historical and present-day importance of voting on the part of all Americans. [MORE]

Two dozen students and staff sweat up a storm in the small gym

Student photoDecember 5, 2013

High school students and staff members worked up a sweat during the NFL Fuel Up to Play 60 Fitness Club's Zumba class after school today in the small gym.

About two dozen staff and students, including cheerleaders and athletes, learned Latin dance moves and burned lots of calories with the help of Zumba instructor and personal trainer Kristina Matthews. [MORE] camera link icon

Spinning is a popular way to burn off some energy after school

Student photoThe Fuel Up to Play 60 Fitness and Nutrition Club sponsored a fun, sweaty, heart-pounding workout for 45 minutes with its Spinning activity today. Students were turned away at the door because so many others hoped on indoor bicycles and were ready for the challenge!

One of the organizers, teacher Elaine Geniti, said there will be other Spinning opportunities later in the year, so start getting in shape now!

Click on the photo to enlarge it.

First New York credit union opens its sixth branch at Scotia-Glenville High School

October 25, 2013 Student photo

With all the pomp and circumstance of a grand opening, the First New York credit union opened its doors today across from the B-10 cafeteria, ready to do business with a whole new generation of customers.

Students and staff will be able to make deposits into savings and checking accounts, pay loans and open up new accounts.  [MORE] camera link icon

All Sports Booster Club Craft Fair scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 8 at S-G High School

October 8, 2013

The Scotia-Glenville All Sports Booster Club and The Varsity Club will once again host the annual Holiday Craft Fair at S-G High School on Sunday, December 8, 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm. This show has been held annually for more than 20 years with approximately 100 crafters. [MORE]

APPR composite scores for teachers and principals to be released after Oct. 18Parent Guide

All Scotia-Glenville parents and guardians have the right to obtain the state Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores for their child's teacher(s) and principal(s).

Parents and guardians should download the APPR score request form in order to schedule an appointment, which will be made after Oct. 18, 2013. [MORE]

Point Break program appeals to the need for students to be empathetic and caring

September 24, 2013

Student photoMegan Carpenter is the smart, quiet girl who sits in the back of the classroom.

"Thank you for listening to me," the Scotia-Glenville freshman said to her classmates during the Point Break program. "I'm not usually the person listened to. I'm usually in the background - listening."
Half of the class experienced the program today and the rest will attend tomorrow. [MORE] camera link icon

Scotia-Glenville's Odyssey of the Mind teams are now forming; sign up online

September 13, 2013

If your child is very creative, likes to do projects with his or her hands and really enjoys new adventures, joining one of the Odyssey of the Mind teams now forming at Scotia-Glenville may be just the ticket! [MORE]

Student photoArt shows being held throughout the year boosts awareness and appreciation of the arts at S-G

September 10, 2013

At the Art of Scotia-Glenville Alumni art show, the 50 works of 13 former S-G students were on display during the show's opening at the high school. This is the first of five art shows to be held throughout the year to showcase art talent. [MORE] camera link icon

Scotia-Glenville students return to school for a year of challenges and adventuresStudent photo

September 6, 2013

More than 2,700 students walked back through their school doors today. While the same thing has happened every year for more than 60 years at S-G, the day has magic every time. Check out photos from Opening Day 2013. [MORE] camera link icon

Parent Today debuts at Scotia-Glenville!
Twice monthly email service offers parenting tips and information. Subscribe for free!

August 27, 2013

Parent Today badgeParent Today is a free e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Parent Today is packed with research-based information that empowers parents and supports teachers. [MORE]

The 2013-14 calendar will be mailed to homes by Aug. 23; you can check it out now

August 15, 2013

CalendarThe 2013-14 calendar will be mailed to homes in the Scotia-Glenville community by Aug. 23. You can check it now on the calendar page.

High School supply lists available

July 12, 2013

Long gone are the days when pen and paper suffice for a high school class. Here are the most recent supply lists for the 2013-14 school year. [MORE]

Student photoIncludes videos

Class of 2013 bids farewell to Scotia-Glenville High School

June 22, 2013

The first class that started kindergarten in this century - in September 2000 - walked across the stage at Proctor's Theater today ready to conquer whatever may come next.

They may become freshman at college, begin a new job, start military service or take time to think about their next steps.

The Class of 2013 received their diplomas - 239 of them - today in front of thousands of family members and friends.  [MORE] camera link icon

Can't make it to the Class of 2013 graduation at Proctor's tomorrow morning?

June 21, 2013

Remember, it will be broadcast live through Gradushare - you don't have to miss a thing! Check out more here.

Students and retirees recognized by BOEStudent photo

June 10, 2013

The Board of Education recognized 19 Scotia-Glenville staff members who are retiring with a combined 337 years of experience.

The board also recognized five members of the Class of 2013 with Outstanding Student Leadership Awards. [MORE] camera link icon

Graduation graphicGradUShare to broadcast Class of 2013 graduation ceremony live on June 22

April 12, 2013

The Class of 2013 will be stars - right to the end! GradUShare, a local non-profit company, will provide a free live broadcast of the ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, from Proctor's Theater. [MORE]


Graduation cap clipartNew York state graduation requirements

           Class of 2014 graduation overview

   2013-14 Scotia-Glenville High School Profile (PDF)


Quick links heading
Events heading

Monday, August 11, 2014:

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., District Office

Monday, August 25, 2014:

Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., District Office

Wednesday, August 27, 2014:

Grade 6 Orientation, 12-3 p.m., Middle School

Thursday, August 28, 2014:

Grades 7 and 8 Orientation, 12-3 p.m., Middle School

Grade 9 Orientation, 9 a.m. to 12 noon, High School

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014:

Classes begin, grades 1-12

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014:

Kindergarten students begin classes




Click here for Scotia-Glenville calendar information


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