Response to COVID-19 by the Glens Falls school community

March 30 Parent Update: School budget vote/BOE elections moved to June 1 or later; Superintendent Jenkins’ in-depth interview with LOOK-TV Today, Governor Cuomo signed an executive order that postpones the May 19 school budget vote and Board of Education elections to June 1 or later. Our GFSD Board of Education will continue to comply with …

Continuing learning at home

We encourage parents, guardians, and caregivers to support children’s learning at home during the closure, and direct you to the following pages on the district website for resources: https://sites.google.com/gfsd.org/continued-learning-resources/home. Individual teachers may communicate with students and families to suggest optional activities to keep brains and bodies moving. It is important to note that there are practical limits …

Action Jacksons accomplish hundreds of random acts of kindness

During the whole month of February, students at Jackson Heights were challenged to see how many “Random Acts of Kindness” they could do for friends and neighbors… and they sure shared the love!! ❤️🖤 *Hundreds* of acts were written onto paper hearts and displayed at school for all to celebrate. Have a look at a …

GFHS Theatre Ensemble presents “Just Another High School Play”

The Glens Falls High School Theatre Ensemble is presenting the drama production of “Just Another High School Play” on Friday and Saturday, March 20 & 21 at 7 p.m. in the GFHS auditorium. Tickets are available at the door. $3 for students/children, and $5 for adults. Just Another High School Play by Bryan Starchman is …

Kindergarten registration for September 2020

Welcome, families of five-year-olds! The Glens Falls City School District has a vibrant academic program for our youngest students, designed to foster a love of learning that carries them all the way to graduation and beyond. We welcome new families into this educational journey, and look forward to partnering with parents to help our children …

GFMS student Jason Hall honored for his work with Operation Santa Claus

GFMS seventh-grader Jason Hall has been recognized for making a big difference in the lives of children in our region. Having established a bottle and can drive to benefit Operation Santa Claus, Jason has donated several thousand dollars to the non-profit that provides new clothes to children in Warren, Washington, Essex, Northern Saratoga, and Hamilton …

School Counselor Arlene Tobias recognized by College Board

GFHS School Counselor Arlene Tobias has been honored by the 2019-20 College Board Counselor Recognition Program for her hard work and dedication to student success! Only 26 school counselors in New York State received this award for being “exemplary schools counseling professionals who are proven lifelong learners, collaborators, advocates, and data-driven counselors, committed to student …

2020 Founders’ Day Award Winners

The Parent Teacher Student Associations at each school are proud to present the 2020 winners of the Founders’ Day Awards! Each day during Founders’ Week (Feb. 3—7, 2020), we’ll reveal another committed parent volunteer and/or staff member from each school. Each honoree has been selected to recognize his or her service and dedication to go …

Hayley Stafford from GFMS wins district round of Elks Hoop Shoot

Congratulations to GFMS seventh-grader Hayley Stafford, who won the district competition of the Elks National Hoop Shoot contest! Hayley won the 12-13 age group title by making 20 of 25 baskets in the second round of the annual free-throw shooting contest. She now goes on to compete in regionals, which are set for Feb. 2 …

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