Welcome to the 2015-16 school year, Middle School families! Look for your
family’s welcome packet arriving in your mailbox within the next few days. It
contains the PRINTED DISTRICT
CALENDAR, the Middle School’s new
MOBILE DEVICE USAGE POLICY,
and Mr. Reed’s WELCOME LETTER,
among other important information. See you soon!
Just a couple more weeks until the start of school! GFMS is getting ready
... and we invite you in to take a look around!
5th Grade Walkabout will be August 25th and August 27th from 9-3
5th Grade Ice Cream Social is September 1st at 6 p.m.
6-8 Grade Walkabout is August 26th from 9-3.
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 5th Grade list is available
[ HERE ]. The list for
grades 6—8 is available
[ HERE ].
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.
[ MORE ]
Every Monday in the month of July (starting July, 13th), there will be open
gym for Cheerleading at Kensington Road School from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Any
questions please feel free to contact Coach Ring at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please note
these important dates for any student-athlete planning to try out for Cheer
[ HERE ].
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.
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 ]
Middle School student spectators must be accompanied by a parent or other
adult at all games and athletic contests.
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 ]