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  • four elementary girls smiling sitting on bench outside in sunshine
  • two teachers and 17 students smiling outside with hot air balloon inflating behind them
  • rainbow-colored hot air balloon landing on back field of middle school
  • blue and purple hot air balloon floating over Big Cross elementary roof
  • five high school girls at Homecoming Games in gym smiling wearing red shirts
  • teacher with long brown hair reading to two boys at a table
  • middle school teacher high-fiving students as they walk out of the classroom
  • four high school students in cafeteria smiling wearing New Year-New You shirts
  • assistant principal and high school student smiling in the hallway outside the HS main office
  • group of elementary kids sitting on the floor of a classrooom giving thumbs-up
  • group of elementary kids sitting on the floor of a classrooom giving thumbs-up
  • large group of kids and adults outside GFMS at dismissal with school bus in background
  • group of elementary kids smiling at desks in a classrooom
  • four high school staff members smiling on the first day back to school
  • high school librarian with three students smiling wearing black and red shirts
  • two smiling cafeteria ladies cutting a big bunch of lettuce
  • group of elementary kids smiling at desks in a classrooom
  • Superintendent in a grey jacket talking with a teacher in front of students
  • five smiling high school faculty members all wearing red shirts on the first day of school
  • Superintendent Jenkins sharing details about his day with a circle of students
  • group of school staff members with Nemer employees holding a line of backpacks in blue duffel bags
  • business office staff smiling holding welcome back signs
  • five women outside smiling holding welcome back signs
  • three custodians smiling holding welcome back signs
  • five women smiling holding welcome back signs
  • five people smiling holding welcome back signs
  • three women smiling holding welcome back signs
  • six people outside smiling holding welcome back signs
  • two teachers smiling holding welcome back signs

Photo of students/staffGFSD breast cancer awareness "Pink-Out" on Oct. 19

The "Power of Pink" will be on display Thursday, October 19th at all Glens Falls City Schools. Students and staff members will be wearing pink to honor breast cancer survivors, fighters, and families ... and support research, awareness, and hope.

Odyssey of the mind graphicJoin an Odyssey of the Mind team! (Or Coach!)

Would your kids like to create an original performance that includes a ride-on vehicle that takes part in a “triathlon?” How about telling a story (with no words!) about a once-famous, but now forgotten, emoji? These endeavors (and more) are challenges in this year's Odyssey of the Mind competition. Teams are forming now - email Asst. Supt. for Curriculum & Instruction, Trent Clay for more details [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphic2017-18 School district calendars

The detailed school year calendar is no longer mailed to every postal address in the City. A copy is included in each family packet for current students, and any Glens Falls City School District resident may request a calendar by calling the district office at 792-1481. You can download it [ HERE ] as a PDF. A one-page printable version of the calendar that includes school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days can be downloaded [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphicGlens Falls High: 2017 Silver Award from U.S. News and World Report

Congratulations to the entire school community on GFHS earning ANOTHER Silver medal from U.S. News in its Best High Schools 2017 rankings! Glens Falls High School placed 180th within New York (#2289 in the National Rankings) and earned another silver medal, following our 2016 silver award. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. Read more on our U.S. News overview page [ HERE ].

Photo of students/staffTake a continuing education course at SUNY ADK

The district's mission statement includes "modeling the behavior of life-long learning" ... so sign up today for an adult continuing education course at SUNY Adirondack! Registration is now open for classes throughout the fall semester. For a description of offerings, click [ HERE ].

photo of students/staffCongratulations, Glens Falls Class of 2017!

Family, friends, and faculty celebrated the 150 graduates of the Class of 2017 on Saturday afternoon—and a 92 percent graduation rate for this Glens Falls Class! "Seek out your support group and ask for help when you need it," said Superintendent Paul Jenkins. "Whether that group is your family or your friends, reach out to them and I guarantee they will be there and they will all be willing to lend a hand. We are all very proud of each of you and all of your accomplishments over the years." A photo gallery of some graduation moments is available [ HERE ]. The ceremony was live-streamed in its entirety, and the uncut video is available to view [ HERE ]. Congratulations, graduates!!

GF Nation Fund graphicYou can make a difference with GF Nation Fund

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!

GF arrowhead graphicEducator scores available to parents and guardians

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 ]