Rotary provides “beneficial” dictionaries to entire third grade

“Let’s see if we can find the word ‘beneficial,’” said Glens Falls Rotary volunteer Janice Holding, as a classroom full of third-graders began flipping pages in their brand new dictionaries. Mrs. Holding and her husband, Andy, had just handed every student his or her own dictionary to keep, as part of the Rotary’s international project …

HOPE Committee Boutiques happening each month for GFSD families

The HOPE Committee of Glens Falls City Schools works to build and support trusting relationships with district families by compassionately filling the needs of students for clothing and food. We fulfill this mission by welcoming Glens Falls school community members into our HOPE Boutique once a month, where guests can “shop” for free clothing items, …

October is Bullying Prevention Month

Character education happens year-round in GF Nation, and October brings a special focus on anti-bullying efforts. Classroom lessons, assemblies, and conversations around the district are focusing on kindness, inclusion, being an active bystander, and much more. All schools, district-wide, will participate in Unity Day on Wednesday, October 23rd. Please explore the following resources to learn …

Stanley E. Rummel tribute: Video of the ceremony

  On Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 2:00PM, in the Glens Falls High School Auditorium, a ceremony was held to pay tribute to former, long-time Glens Falls High School Assistant Principal, Stanley E. Rummel. During his time at Glens Falls High, he touched and impacted the lives of thousands of students, parents, teachers and administrators. …

GFHS senior Nicholas West named a National Merit Commended Student

Congratulations to GFHS senior Nicholas West, who has been named a  Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The scholastically talented senior received a letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. …

School District Foundation’s golf tournament is Sept. 14

The School District Foundation of Glens Falls is beginning its second decade of providing scholarships, professional projects, and student activities not covered by the school district budget. In the last decade, the Foundation has provided more than $71,000 in scholarships alone to many graduating seniors. The community’s support of the Foundation has allowed for opportunities …

Retired Glens Falls School District Administrator Stanley E. Rummel to be honored

On Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 2:00PM, in the Glens Falls High School Auditorium, a ceremony will be held to pay tribute to former, long-time, Glens Falls High School Assistant Principal, Stanley E. Rummel.  During his time at Glens Falls High, he touched and impacted the lives of thousands of students, parents, teachers and administrators. …

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