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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 ].

ChromebookgraphicInformation for the 2017-18 school year

Welcome back for another great year at Glens Falls High School! The first day of school is Wednesday, September 6th, and the bell rings at 8:26 a.m. for freshmen and new students. All returning students in grades 10-12 should report to school at 11 a.m. Look for your family’s welcome packet arriving in your mailbox within the next few days. It contains the PRINTED DISTRICT CALENDAR, and Mrs. Silvernell's WELCOME LETTER, among other important information. See you soon!

GF arrowhead graphicSchool supply lists for 2017-18 available here

Can’t wait for the first day of school in September? Neither can we! Get a jump start on the new year right now by collecting the supplies your child will need. The High School list is available [ 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 ].

photo of High School buildingGet involved in the High School PTSA

Your GFHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is ready to kick off 2017 with fresh ideas and fresh faces. If you've ever thought of joining, or are looking for a way to be involved with the school, then we are the group for you! Visit the GFHS PTSA website for [ MORE ], follow the group on [ FACEBOOK ], and check in on Prom and fundraising [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphicSchool District Foundation Golf Tourney, Sept. 16th

Did you know the School District Foundation has awarded GF students and faculty more then $44,000 in scholarships and grants to date? You can help provide those funds to Glens Falls students by playing golf in this year's Foundation golf tournament! All the details and registration/sponsorship info is [ 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/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 ]

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 ]