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Photo of students/staffChampionship parade and tree-lighting Friday 12/2

Join in the celebration of our 2016 State Championship Football Team this Friday! The team and coaching staff will board trucks in front of the High School at 5:15 p.m. and process downtown to City Park (behind Crandall Public Library), where they will help the Mayor light up the Christmas tree. Parade route is Sherman Ave. to Glen St. to Bay Rd. to Maple St. Team arrival at City Park is estimated at 5:30 p.m. Tree lighting is scheduled for 5:45 p.m.

Photo of students/staffCelebrating ESP Week: Missy Mallory!

We just can't say "THANK YOU" enough to our “school superheroes”—our teacher aides, teaching assistants, secretaries, custodians, and many other team members—who play a crucial role in every school building, every day. Read about Friday's honoree, teaching assistant Missy Mallory [ HERE ].

Photo of students/staffBC wears orange for Unity Day 2016!

Big Cross elementary participated in UNITY DAY on October 19th, wearing orange [ PHOTOS ] and standing together against bullying — united for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. The event by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center is part of National Bullying Prevention Month. [ MORE ]

Photo of students/staffRotary Club provides dictionaries to every third grader

Former Superintendent Tom McGowan was back in a Glens Falls classroom this month, giving a mini-lesson to third graders who had just received their very own dictionaries. [ MORE ]

Photo of students/staffFlu Information for 2016-17 school year

Glens Falls school nurses are encouraging families to read the Flu Guide For Parents [ AVAILABLE HERE ]. Keep your children safe; make sure they are vaccinated every fall or winter. For more information from the NYS Department of Health, please click [ HERE ].

photo of students and staffA note from Superintendent Paul Jenkins

"I would like to welcome everyone back for another great year ahead! The new school year is just around the corner and thanks to the hard work of our faculty, administration, and staff, we are ready for our students to return. [ MORE ]

GF arrowhead graphic2016-17 school calendar available here

 [ HERE ] is a one-page printable version of the 2016-17 district calendar that includes school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days. The detailed 2016-17 calendar is in PDF format [ HERE ]. Any district resident may request a printed calendar by calling the district office at 792-1212.

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 ]