School Supply Lists for 2019-2020

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. Lists are available for download here: Jackson Heights supply list: 2019-20 Kensington supply list: 2019-20 Big Cross supply list: 2019-20 Middle School supply list: …

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. View the pages of the printed district-wide calendar in the PDF downloadable here. …

Elementary buildings and grounds closed until September 3

Big Cross, Kensington, and Jackson Heights elementary schools and grounds are closed for the summer while construction crews are performing major renovations as outlined in the 2017 capital project. Main office staff for each building have temporarily relocated to Sanford Street School. All office contact information (phone numbers and email addresses) remain the same during the …

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 …

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: …

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