Tyrell Gooden, Boys Basketball Team, Joseph Girard III win Times Union HS Sports Awards

We’re celebrating so much this month in Glens Falls City Schools … including the Times Union High School Sports Awards with winners Tyrell Gooden, the GF Boys Basketball Team, and Joseph Girard III!! At last week’s awards ceremony, Tyrell took home the Fan Frenzy Award, and was nominated this way: “Tyrell is the heart and …

Articles by Tess Harrington, Robin Gorton featured in Student Gazette

When the Schenectady Daily Gazette published its annual Student Gazette in June, it included articles by two writers from GFHS! Junior Tess Harrington and freshman Robin Gorton were honored for their winning entries in the Daily Gazette’s annual newspaper competition for students in the region. The Gazette received hundreds of entries from schools across the …

GF Elementaries named “Recognition Schools” by NYSED

ALL THREE of Glens Falls’ elementary schools have been named “Recognition Schools” by the NYS Education Department for high academic achievement and student growth during the 2017-18 school year! Only 328 elementary/middle schools across the state received this honor, and Glens Falls earned three of just five awards given within the WSWHE BOCES area. “These …

Sydney Badger, Thompson Collins, Austin Montello complete ECCA

Three graduating seniors from Glens Falls have been honored for completing the Early College Career Academy! Thompson Collins and Austin Montello earned certificates in Business & Entrepreneurship, while Sydney Badger earned her certificate in New Media. ECCA is a partnership program between SUNY Adirondack and WSWHE BOCES in which students earn industry-recognized certifications, and participate in …

97 VIP award-winners show core values

Nearly a hundred Glens Falls High School students were recognized in May with a VIP award for putting one of the school’s core values into action: Positivity (optimism, the student views challenges as opportunities for growth) Kindness (the student is friendly and generous, the student builds others up) Perseverance (persistence, the student doesn’t give up …

GFHS Class of 2019 Top Students and Award-Winners

The Glens Falls school community celebrates Valedictorian Stephanie Meehan, Salutatorian Jacqueline Young, and every member of the graduating Class of 2019! Top Ten – Class of 2019 Stephanie Meehan is this year’s valedictorian. She is the daughter of Chuck and Connie Meehan of Glens Falls. Stephanie has been a very active member of both her …

K-8 Last week of school schedule

Glens Falls City School District sets each school-year calendar well before the start of a new year, taking into account the number of instructional days/hours required by the New York State Education Department, along with an allowance for snow-related delays and closures. This winter, the district was fortunate enough to use only one snow day, …

2019-2020 School calendar dates

The school year calendar for 2019-20 has been set. Please note: the first day of school is Wednesday, Sept. 4; Holiday break is Dec. 23–Jan. 3; and Graduation is June 27, 2020. View the full year in the one-page PDF downloadable here.

Teacher Appreciation: Hannah Jenkins

Glens Falls City School District recognizes national Teacher Appreciation Week by highlighting committed and enthusiastic teachers from every one of our schools each day of the week! Read on for an inside interview with Hannah Jenkins—one of the most dynamic teachers around our district. Recognizing our outstanding educators in GF Nation: Friday, 5.10.19 Hannah Jenkins: …

Teacher Appreciation: Megan McCabe

Glens Falls City School District recognizes national Teacher Appreciation Week by highlighting committed and enthusiastic teachers from every one of our schools each day of the week! Read on for an inside interview with Megan McCabe—one of the most dynamic teachers around our district. Recognizing our outstanding educators in GF Nation: Thursday, 5.9.19 Megan McCabe: …

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