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  • composite graphic of Glens Falls Nation and South Glens Falls school paw print with bridge and basketball and text battle for the bridge to benefit south high marathon dance
  • group of students playing trombines, trumbets and other instruments during alumni day jazz concert at high school
  • three high school Key Club members sort food for the Salvation army smiling
  • several high school jazz band members smiling before festival of trees concert
  • three HS students smiling in front of mural of violinists
  • football team smiling in GHFS auditorium after winning state championship
  • football team smiling in the Carrier Dome after winning state championship
  • football fans cheering smiling at Carrier Dome
  • football team smiling outside
  • football team smiling outside
  • football team smiling outside
  • group of students smiling in high school lobby
  • Education Support Professional superhero Kristy Walkup
  • group of student musicians on stage smiling
  • group of student volunteers working at Camp Chingachgook smiling at edge of lake
  • group of student volunteers working at Camp Chingachgook smiling inside lodge
  • group of student volunteers working at Camp Chingachgook raking leaves smiling
  • varsity football players and coaches cmiling on field after sectional win
  • group students donating blood smiling
  • group students donating blood smiling
  • group of student musicians sitting on stage in spotlight holding band instruments smiling
  • group of GFHS students selling pink ribbons and wearing pink
  • group of GFHS students smiling in cafeteria wearing pink
  • graphic showing coins on a table and the words pennies for pink coin drive happening now and wear pink for the pink-out Thursday 10-18
  • High school business students pose in a conference room with local business person
  • group high school students outside smiling some with TEAM GF Nation Tshirts
  • group of high school students smiling outside some with sen19rs Tshirts
  • group high school girls outside smiling wearing sen19rs Tshirts
  • two students and a science teacher smiling with a skeleton and TEAM GF Nation Tshirts
  • five high school students smiling with TEAM GF Nation Tshirts
  • large group of freshman orientation volunteers smiling with TEAM GF Nation Tshirts
  • three high school students smiling with TEAM GF Nation Tshirts
  • large group of new teachers smiling in conference room with welcome back signs
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photo of students/staffHS/MS conduct lockdown drill with help from local law enforcement

Officers and K-9 teams from multiple law enforcement agencies were on site at the High School/Middle School campus on Wednesday, Jan. 16th, as the buildings conducted a lockdown drill—in which students and staff practice the emergency response procedures for an internal threat. [ READ MORE ]

photo of students/staffBattle for the Bridge charity basketball game Jan. 19

Come see your favorite elementary through high school teachers battle it out on the basketball court to raise money for the South High Marathon Dance! Glens Falls teachers will host South Glens Falls teachers in the inaugural Battle for the Bridge charity basketball game on Saturday, January 19th at 6:30 p.m. Doors open to the Glens Falls High School gym at 5:45p.m. with FREE admission! Donations to SHMD will be accepted, raffle baskets and concessions will be available, and plenty of smiles are in store for the whole family!

photo of students/staff2019-20 Course Guide available here

GF Nation, it's time to choose your courses for next school year! Have a look at the 2019-20 Course Description Guide to learn more about the GFHS offerings for next year. A PDF download is available [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphicTuesday, 1/22 through Friday, 1/25 — Regents and midterm exams

The schedule of Regents and midterm exam dates and times can be downloaded [ HERE ].

photo of students/staffAll-State vocalists head to Rochester for pinnacle concert

They’re the best in the state! Glens Falls High School vocalists Meghan Siergiey, Ryan Burchfield, and Trevor Britton have all earned spots in the prestigious New York State School Music Association All-State choirs. [ READ MORE ]

photo of students/staffIndians Football: STATE CHAMPIONS 2018!!

Congratulations to the players, coaches, parents, and fans of the 2018 State Champion Indians Football Team! See some of the news coverage of the win here: [ READ MORE ]

photo of students/staffNational Honor Society gains 38 new members at GFHS

Scholarship, leadership, character and service. 38 more Glens Falls High School students have been honored for possessing all of those qualities as they were inducted into our Chapter of the National Honor Society on November 15. [ READ MORE ]

Photo of students/staffCelebrating Education Support Professionals during American Education Week, November 13-16, 2018

Education Support Professionals—our teacher aides, teaching assistants, secretaries, custodians, and many other team members—play a crucial role in every school building, every day. We're finishing strong with honoree Kristy Walkup, Teacher Aide at GFHS [ MORE ]!

photo of students/staffHarmonies fill the air at All-County Vocal festival

Twenty-three of Glens Falls’ student-musicians earned the honor of performing in the 2018 All-County Chorus Festival, held at Saratoga Springs High School on Saturday, November 3rd. [ READ MORE ]

photo of students/staffGFHS volunteers prep Camp Chingachgook for winter

Winter is coming ... but Camp Chingachgook will be ready! On November 3rd and 4th, 26 students from the Glens Falls High School Key Club and International Action Club attended the Fall Clean Up Weekend at YMCA Camp Chingachgook. [ READ MORE ]

photo of students/staff23 Student-musicians perform in selective All-County Band festival

Nearly two dozen Glens Falls student-musicians were in the spotlight this weekend, performing in the highly selective All-County Band Festival at Ballston Spa High School. Bravo on the years of hard work that led to their selection. [ READ MORE ]

GF arrowhead graphic15 GFHS students earn AP Scholar awards

Fifteen Glens Falls High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on their Advanced Placement exams in May of 2018. [ MORE ]

photo of students/staffStudent-athlete Joseph Girard III commits to Syracuse University

Congratulations to senior student-athlete Joseph Girard III on committing to Syracuse University, where he intends to study at the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications! Read more from the Daily Orange HERE

calendar graphicEvery Student Succeeds Act: Info for Parents

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is a law that outlines how states can use federal money to support public schools. This [ FACT SHEET ] highlights the important elements for parents and families in the plan. Schools and districts will be measured on student absenteeism (missing more than a couple days of school per month), student participation in state tests (law requires that 95% of students in each tested subgroup take the appropriate state tests), and more. See the [ FACT SHEET ] for further details.

graphic saying student clubs and organizationsGet involved in GF Nation: join a club or activity!

Whatever your club and whatever your reason, we want YOU involved in GF Nation!! Have a look at each of the groups and activities offered for students at Glens Falls High School HERE. Club descriptions, meeting times, and advisor contacts are all listed HERE to make your choice easy! #AllIn

calendar graphic2018-19 School Calendar: Note these key dates

A one-page printable version of the 2018-19 calendar that includes school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days can be downloaded [ HERE ]. Families should note that Memorial Day weekend includes Friday off this year, and the last day of school falls later then usual - Wednesday, June 26 - due to the state's Regents exam schedule. Graduation is Saturday, June 29, 2019. Printed calendars will soon be on their way to every family with enrolled students, and any district resident may request a calendar by calling the district office at 518-792-1481. You can download it [ HERE ] as a PDF.

graphic of pencilsClassroom supply lists for the new school year

Is your family looking to get a jump start on shopping for the new school year? The High School supply list is [ HERE ]. Got kids in another school building too? All supply lists are available [ 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 ].

photo of students/staffCongratulations, Class of 2018!!

Raindrops didn't dampen the spirits of 137 Glens Falls High School graduates and their families as they cheered, laughed, and hugged their way through Commencement for the Class of 2018. See some moments from graduation in the photo album HERE. The live-stream video of Graduation for the Class of 2018 is on Facebook HERE. Way to go, Class of 2018!!