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Dr. Shelley Baldwin-Nye, Principal
961 Riverview Rd, Rexford, NY 12148
Phone: (518) 399-2323 Fax: (518) 399-4072
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For glencliff news and great photos, find us on twitter!

Our Twitter Feed (@Glencliff Eagles) is a great way to keep up with Glencliff happenings, scenes from our classrooms and school news. Find us on Twitter today at www.twitter.com/@GlencliffEagles!

 

Workshops for teachers seek to inspire hands-on approach to science

Primary teachers of grades K-2 from Niskayuna, Guilderland, East Greenbush, Scotia-Glenville, Lansingburgh and Menands came together to enhance their teaching skills through various workshops geared toward developing more hands-on teaching and learning techniques in the science classroom. [read more]

 

Niskayuna schedules Middle School Transition Night for students with IEPs

Parents of fifth-grade students with IEPs (Individualized Education Program) are invited to attend an informational session about the transition to middle school, 6-7:30 p.m., Monday, April 4, in the Iroquois Middle School Library Media Center. [read more]

 

Registration for the 2016 Summer Enrichment Program is now open.

Summer enrichment classes blend academic subjects with hands-on exploration and are taught by NCSD faculty. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. read more or Download 2016 Summer Enrichment Program Brochure and Registration Form [PDF]

 

View Presentation from march 1 parent conversation about grade 3-8 assessments 

On Tuesday, March 1, Niskayuna's instructional leaders held an informal conversation for parents interested in learning more about the state's grade 3-8 assessments. Read more and view the presentation

 

Board members see Glencliff's coders and programmers in action

At the Board of Education meeting on Feb. 8, the fifth grade students of Glencliff teachers Chris Cipriani and Beth Montrello shared what they learned during this year's robotics unit as part of the Board's Students First presentation series. READ MORE

 

New elementary mathematics resource page now available to niskayuna families

Two Common Core Math Parent Nights were held in January where Niskayuna teachers and administrators shared information to help parents get a better understanding of the math being taught in elementary classrooms. Presenters also provided parents with strategies to help children at home and debuted a Common Core Mathematics video featuring Niskayuna students, teachers and principals.
SEE RESOURCES and view video

 

Glencliff first grade classes share the first Thanksgiving story

Glencliff first grade students shared what they learned about the first Thanksgiving with their families by putting on a play on Tuesday, November 24. VIEW PHOTOS

 

students are loving school's new outdoor classroom built by niskayuna Hs eagle scout

Fifth-graders at Glencliff Elementary School practically jumped out of their seats with excitement when their teacher Beth Montrello told them recently their next lesson would be held in the school’s new outdoor classroom on the Red Pine Trail adjacent to the elementary school. read more and view pictures

 

Get along gathering teaches students about community spirit

Making new friends is all part of the back-to-school experience - and sometimes a buddy is all you need! Glencliff students pair up for fun and exciting games and activities at the Get Along Gathering. read more & view pictures

 

Student results on 3-8 state assessments available on Niskayuna Parent Portal

This year, the district is utilizing its Parent Portal to provide parents with online access to individual student results on the assessments students currently in grades 4-9 took last spring. This new approach allows the district to provide parents with the results earlier than if they were mailed. READ MORE

 

 

supply lists for the 2015-16 school year

Glencliff teachers supply lists are posted online for families. More supply lists will continue to be posted in the coming days. VIEW 2015-16 SUPPLY LISTS

 

Back-to-School Information from the district

As September approaches, parents may find the following information helpful: 

 

Check out the latest "Niskayuna Libraries" newsletter

The latest edition of the quarterly "Niskayuna Libraries" newsletter is now available. It contains highlights from each school library and a link to the new Nisky Book Nook site - a great resource for anyone looking for summer reading suggestions.

 

Thank you, Glencliff volunteers!

They give and give. They are the wonderful volunteers and supporters who have made this year at Glencliff so successful. We could not have done it without you! View photos and slideshow honoring our volunteers

 

Glencliff Fun Fair Photo Album

Experience the excitement of the Glencliff Fun Fair all over again with a great collection of photos from this special event. View photo slideshow