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
Email:
PBednarek@sgcsd.net

 

Thomas W. Fyvie,
Assistant Principal
Email:
TFyvie@sgcsd.net

 

Jamian P. Rockhill,
Dean of Students

Email: JRockhill@sgcsd.net

 

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

 

GradUShare to broadcast
Class of 2013 graduation live on June 22

 

Senior High School top stories

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SHOW YOUR TARTAN PRIDE!

 

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

 

Click here to check it out.

 

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:

http://animoto.com/play/SRXokMW0eJ3Z7HBYS5yfDg

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 2013 graduation overview

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

 

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Friday, April 25, 2014:

PTA Mini-Courses, 3-4:30 p.m., Glendaal - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY

PTA Movie Night, Glen-Worden

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Wednesday, April 30, 2014:

Gr. 3-8 Mathematics Common Core testing, April 30-May 2

Thursday, May 1, 2014:

Gr. 3-8 Mathematics Common Core testing, April 30-May 2

Kindergarten orientation/bus ride, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Friday, May 2, 2014:

Gr. 3-8 Mathematics Common Core testing, April 30-May 2

PTA Mini-Courses, 3-4:30 p.m., Glendaal - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY

PTA Movie Night,. 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Spring dance: Gr. 6, 4:30-6 p.m./Gr. 7/8, 7-9 p.m., Middle School

Sunday, May 4, 2014:

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 5-9

Monday, May 5, 2014:

TWO HOUR DELAYED OPENING - GRADES 6-12

Tuesday, May 6, 2014:

PTA/SDM, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Glendaal Gr. 4/5 chorus and Gr. 5 band, Gr. 8 band, and High School chamber orchestra concert, 7 p.m., High School

Teacher Appreciation Day

Wednesday, May 7, 2014:

2014-15 budget public hearing, 7 p.m., Middle School

PTSA Meet the Candidates' Night, 7:30 p.m.

PTA, 6:30 p.m., Glendaal and Middle School

Walk-About, 6:30 p.m., Lincoln

PTA Council, 6 p.m., Middle School

S-G Foundation, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Thursday, May 8, 2014:

Walk-About/Ice Cream Social, 6:30-8 p.m., Sacndaga

Glen-Worden Gr. 4/5 Chorus, Gr. 6 orchestra, High School concert band concert, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, May 9, 2014:

PTA Mini-Courses, 3-4:30 p.m., Glendaal - RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY

MS drama production, Aladdin Jr., 7 p.m., Middle School

Saturday, May 10, 2014:

MS drama production,  Aladdin Jr., 7 p.m., Middle School

Sunday, May 11, 2014:

Mother's Day

Monday, May 12, 2014:

Kindergarten screening appointments, May 12-14, Sacandaga

Tuesday, May 13, 2014:

PTA, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

SDM, 2:45 p.m., Middle School

PTSA, 7 p.m., High School

Gr. 6 band and chorus, Gr. 7/8 orchestra, High School orchestra concert, 7 p.m., High School

Wednesday, May 14, 2014:

All-Sports Booster Club, 7 p.m., High School

Lincoln Gr/ 4/5 chorus and Gr/ 5 band, Gr. 7 band, High School concert choir, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, May 15, 2014:

PTA/SDM, 3:30 p.m., Lincoln

Sacandaga Gr. 3 concert, 6 p.m., Sacandaga

Sacandaga Gr. 4/5 chorus and Gr. 5 band, Gr. 7 chorus and High School symphonic band concert, 7 p.m., High School

Friday, May 16, 2014:

Staff Development - HALF DAY, GRADES 6-12

Prom Walk-in/Junior/Senior Prom, Albany Mariott, Wolk Road/After Prom, High School

Saturday, May 17, 2014:

PTA Bottle Drive, 9 a.m. to noon, Glen-Worden

Monday, May 19, 2014:

Elementary District Strings, Gr. 8 chorus, 7 p.m., High School

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, May 20, 2014:

Gr. 2/3 Field Day/ Family Picnic, Lincoln

Gr. 4-6 Cross Country Run, 4 p.m., High School

2014-15 budget and Board of Education vote, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., HS gym

Wednesday, May 21, 2014:

Scotia Memorial Day parade, 6:15 p.m., Mohawk Avenue, Scotia

Gr. 4 and 8 NYS science performance testing, May 21-30

Thursday, May 22, 2014:

Gr. K/1 field day, Lincoln

Friday, May 23, 2014:

Gr. 8 Science Club trip, Middle School

Monday, May 26, 2014:

Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL - offices closed

Wednesday, May 28, 2014:

Gr. 4/5 District Field Days, HS (raindate May 29)

Thursday, May 29, 2014:

Sacandaga Gr. 3 concert, 6 p.m., Sacandaga

Friday, May 30, 2014:

Senior Awards Assembly, 8 a.m./Senior Picnic following

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and Jazz, May 30 and 31, Cohoes HS

Monday, June 2, 2014:

Gr. 4 and 8 NYS science written testing

Tuesday, June 3, 2014:

NYS Common Core standardized exams, ELA and Math, High School

gr. 2/3 Field Day/Family Picnic, Sacandaga (raindate: June 4)

PTA/SDM, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Sr. Art Exhibit, awards, Pop Concert, 6 p.m., High School

Wednesday, June 4, 2014:

NYS Common Core standardized exams, ELA and Math, High School

PTA. 6:30 p.m., Glendaal

Instrumental Recruitment Night, 7 p.m., High School

Thursday, June 5, 2014:

Gr. 2/3 Field Dam (AM, Gr. K/1Field Day (PM), Glendaal

Gr. K-3 Field Day, Glen-Worden (raindate: June 6)

Gr. K/1 Field Day/Family Picnic, Sacandaga (raindate: June 6)

Friday, June 6, 2014:

Songtime/Choralaires, 7:30 p.m., High School

Monday, June 9, 2014:

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, June 10, 2014:

PTa, 7 p.m., Glen-Worden

SDM, 2:45 p.m., Middle School

Wednesday, June 11, 2014:

Local final exams begin, High School

Thursday, June 12, 2014:

Third Trimester marking period ends, Elementary

Report Card preparation -
HALF DAY, GRADES K-5

Friday, June 13, 2014:

Gr. 5 End of Year Activity, noon-3 p.m., Glen-Worden

Saturday, June 14, 2014:

Flag Day

Sunday, June 15, 2014:

Father's Day

Monday, June 16, 2014:

Fourth marking period ends, Middle School/High School

Tuesday, June 17, 2014:

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:

PTA/SDM, 6:45 p.m., Lincoln

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Thursday, June 19, 2014:

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Friday, June 20, 2014:

Middle School exams -
HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Saturday, June 20,, 2014:

Summer Begins

Monday, June 23, 2014:

Gr. 8 awards/moving up ceremony, 4-6 p.m., Middle School

Middle School exams -
HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Board of Education, 7 p.m., Middle School

Tuesday, June 24, 2014:

Gr. 7 awards ceremony, Middle School

Gr. 8 trip to Great Escape, Middle School

Middle School exams -
HALF DAY, GRADES 6-8

Regents exams - HS students attend only if taking exam

Wednesday, June 25, 2014:

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Awards assembly,. Glendaal and Sacandaga

Elementary report cards sent home

Talent Show, Middle School

Scotia-Glenville Foundation, 6:30 p.m., Sacandaga

Thursday, June 26, 2014:

Regents Rating Day -
STAFF ONLY

Saturday, June 28, 2014:

Class of 2014 graduation, 9:30 a.m., Proctor's Theater, Schenectady

Wednesday, June 30, 2014:

Report cards mailed, Middle School/High School

Friday, July 4, 2014:

Fourth of July - offices closed

Monday, July 14, 2014:

2014-15 Re-Organizational Board of Education meeting,7 p.m., District Office

Monday, July 28, 2014:

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

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

 

Click here for Scotia-Glenville calendar information

 

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