Megalodon, the prehistoric shark, has taken over the Glens Falls Middle
School cafeteria. It was "shark week" for the 6th and 7th-graders in the
middle school's summer jump-start program, designed to give students a boost
in their core subjects for an even more successful year, come September.
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one-page printable version of the calendar that includes school breaks,
holidays, and Regents exam days can be downloaded
[ HERE ]. The full district calendar will be available in August. *Please note that April break falls later than usual in 2016.*
Every Thursday morning from 9-11:30 a.m., GFMS students can use the
Chromebooks, grab a Nook e-reader and settle in to one of the library’s
relaxing sofa chairs, or help set up stations in the library’s new Maker Space
that will debut in September. Breakfast goodies are available each session as
well—bagels, coffee cake, granola, chocolate milk, fruit, and more!Special
guests and projects are scheduled throughout the summer, including a visit
from Barnes and Noble staff members with sneak peeks of upcoming book
releases, treats, and more. No pre-registration is required, and students can
drop in. The program runs through August 13. Incoming fifth-graders:
we'd love to see you here!
Glens Falls High School is proud to announce that 127 students from the
Class of 2015 graduated on Saturday afternoon, June 27th — accepting their
diplomas on the GFHS stage in front of an audience of family, friends,
teachers, and staff during the school's 124th annual commencement. Have a look
at some "Graduation Moments" in the slideshow [ HERE ].
New York State Regent Beverly Ouderkirk and many other dignitaries helped
Glens Falls Middle School celebrate a prestigious accomplishment on
Thursday—re-designation, yet again, as an Essential Elements School to Watch.
Only 17 schools in New York State currently hold the honor, which is fewer
than one percent statewide. [ MORE ]
More than 60 students at Glens Falls High School were honored with 87
different awards, scholarships and other designations at the school’s annual
awards program on June 4. The event began with recognition of the Class of
2015’s Top Students, including valedictorian Erin Burchfield, salutatorian
Mayr Sawyer, and Isabella Winston, Kaili Jackson, Emma Green, Jackie Hogan,
Logan Kunst, John Suffern, Kirsti Blow, and Alanna Floyd. For more details on
each of the Top Students and a complete listing of all awards given out on
June 4, see the High School's awards and honors page
[ HERE ].
GFHS senior Connor McGuirk has signed a letter of intent to attend D2 Saint
Michael’s College in Burlington, VT this September, playing lacrosse. The
standout midfielder set a new GF career scoring record in April, and was named
to the Foothills Council’s first team all-stars, among many other
accomplishments. He plans to major in business administration. Congratulations
Cheering fans recognized many of Glens Falls’ senior athletes at the
Grandstanders Senior Sports Award Banquet on Wednesday, May 20. Grandstanders’
2015 Senior Sports Award scholarship winners are: Adele Haraughty, Kaili
Jackson, Mayr Sawyer, Logan Akins, Chris Haas, and Sam Gohn.
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Attention Alumni and Friends of Glens Falls Schools: There’s a new way to
help and support our students. Take a minute and visit
www.gfnationfund.org and see what we
are all about. YOU can make a difference simply by signing in and becoming
part of our outreach network. Having a reunion or gathering? We would love to
know about it. And, please get the word out. WE NEED YOU!
Parents: we need YOU to be part of our "Same-Page Mentality" as the school
community works together to "Box Out Bullying." Handouts from the parent
workshop held on 9/16/14 are available for download
[ HERE ].
Under education law, parents and guardians of students may request the
final quality rating and composite effectiveness score for each teacher and
the principal of the school to which their child is assigned for the current
school year. Read the process to request APPR ratings and scores
[ HERE ]