Parents: Watch for symptoms in your children

Dear Parents and Guardians: While we *love* having all of our students together, learning and thriving in our buildings, we need your assistance on a specific concern. Our school nurses are seeing many children coming to school with obvious head colds, stomach bugs, and “allergies” that haven’t been documented by the child’s pediatrician. Please, DO …

GFSD increases school community support with new pandemic response position

To further enhance the district’s multi-faceted response to the pandemic and its effects on students, staff, and families, Glens Falls City Schools is creating a new, district-level pandemic response coordinator position to be filled by Ms. Carrie Mauro, current Jackson Heights elementary principal. Mrs. Amanda Simmes, long-time teacher, instructional coach, and educational leader, will take …

FYI on “daily” COVID updates

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Families: As a district, we remain committed to complete, transparent, and professional communication, centered around the idea that building a well-informed school community creates a stronger foundation for success in every goal we set. To this end, we email and post near-daily COVID updates for our school community members that note …

Board of Education: September 13 meeting live stream

The Board of Education’s September 13, 2021 meeting was live-streamed for members of the community.  The meeting began at 7 p.m. in the High School auditorium and can be viewed below. Board of Education agendas and minutes can be found here: https://go.boarddocs.com/ny/gfsd/board.nsf/public  

Click to sync the 2021-22 calendar to your phone!

Due to the dynamic nature of the COVID pandemic, we strongly encourage parents and students to download all of the Google Calendars (by building, day rotation, etc.) that pertain to your family. **Leave “District Events” checked to get recess days, school breaks, etc.** To download one or more school calendars to your phone, tablet, or …

Chicken BBQ to support HS scholarships

Pre-Orders REQUIRED by June 4th.  Order HERE using this link https://my.cheddarup.com/c/chicken-bbq-fundraiser Curbside pick-up will be at EAST FIELD on Dix Ave from 4:00 – 6:00pm on June 9 $13/meal:  8 oz boneless chicken breast, baked potato, coleslaw, roll with butter, cookie and a drink Benefits the High School PTA scholarship program for graduating seniors! Questions? …

Masks, social distancing rules still in effect in schools and on school grounds

Dear Families, Staff, and Community members: The end of the academic year is just five weeks away, and we are primed to finish strong! Warm weather, easy vaccine availability, and loosening of pandemic restrictions by the CDC and New York State are giving us all a literal “breath of fresh air,” and it feels good …

2021-22 School budget passes, Kennedy, Fitzgerald elected

Glens Falls residents vote “Yes” on the 2021-22 school budget Kennedy, Fitzgerald to serve on Board of Education May 18, 2021—Glens Falls City School District residents approved the 2021-22 school budget today by a margin of 554 “yes” votes to 125 “no” votes – a 82 percent approval rate. The $47.9 million spending plan will …

COVID update: May 10, 2021

Dear Parents and Guardians: Here is a summary COVID update for today, using the best information that has been reported to us, either by a local health department or by parents/guardians/employees. Remember that if any confirmed case requires a mandatory quarantine of other students or adults, we have already contacted parents and staff members separately …

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