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photo of students and staffHigh School Open House: Wednesday, 10/5

High School faculty, administrators, and staff are looking forward to welcoming all parents and guardians October 5th at the High School’s Open House! The event begins at 7 p.m. Come and see how we are "All In" for the 2016-17 school year of "Glens Falls Nation Live!"

GF arrowhead graphicHigh and Middle Schools conduct lockdown drill

September 22, 2016 - Officers from Glens Falls Police Department were on site at the High School/Middle School campus this morning, as the buildings conducted a lockdown drill—in which students and staff practice the emergency response procedures. [ MORE ]

photo of students and staffAP US History class on Channel One News

Channel One News reporters Arielle Hixson and Keith Kocinski were in Rachelle Gormley's AP US History class to film a segment for the 9/16/16 "Constitution Day" newscast... and you can watch the clip [ HERE ] (Behind-the-scenes fact: that's our Girls Varsity Swim Team calling out the pop quiz countdown!). The newscast opening can be seen [ HERE ].

photo of High School buildingGet involved in the High School PTSA!

By volunteering with the PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association), you'll be helping to support our students in meaningful ways. The PTSA works to maintain a supportive and encouraging community for the entire school—which, in turn, creates the most educational environment possible for all children. You can share ideas, concerns, and experiences to make the school year better for everyone. Visit the GFHS PTSA website for [ MORE ].

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 ]

Photo of students/staffMeningococcal vaccine required for 7th, 12th graders

As of September 1, 2016, all students entering 7th and 12th grades must be fully vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school. The meningococcal vaccine protects against serious and sometimes deadly diseases such as meningitis (an infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord) and sepsis (blood infections). Details from NYSDOH are [ HERE ].

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.

Photo of students/staffSUNY ADK continuing education courses open

Registration is now open for SUNY Adirondack adult continuing education classes throughout the fall semester. For adult continuing education information, click [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphicGlens Falls High: 2016 Silver Award from U.S. News and World Report

In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2016 rankings, Glens Falls High School placed 187th within New York (#2069 in the National Rankings) and earned a silver medal! 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 ].

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 ]

Photo of studentLater start time helps boost academic success

Data from the 2012-13 school year at GFHS shows that course failures and student tardiness are down after a year of starting classes at 8:26 a.m. Read the Post Star article [ HERE ]