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 …

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 …

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: …

4th Grade Basketball team goes undefeated

Congratulations to the Glens Falls Indians 4th grade basketball team on an undefeated 22-0 season, including 3 tournament titles! Pictured are (left to right)- Front row: Alex Stetson, Chase McTague, Semaj Cuyler, Mathieu Rittenhouse, Jayden Hauser, Kellen Bombard; Back row: Ronan Westfall, Jeffery Woodell, Aidan Prunty, Michael Blakely, Samuel Canale. Coach: Jeff Woodell.

BC third-graders spearhead “Let’s Lic Leukemia” for classmate

Some really sweet third-graders at Big Cross are showing love and support for their classmate Angelica during Valentine’s week, as she is currently battling leukemia. Angelica’s classmates came up with the idea to sell lollipops as a fundraiser for for the family, under the banner of “Let’s Lic Leukemia,” a play on words using the …

Supt. Jenkins takes the #10GallonChallenge

Challenge accepted! Superintendent Paul Jenkins is donating 10 gallons of milk to the Glens Falls City Schools weekend backpack program as part of the #10GallonChallenge picked up by local school leaders around the region. Over the past week, WSWHE BOCES superintendents have been challenging each other to purchase at least ten gallons of milk from …

2019 Founders’ Day Award Winners

The Parent Teacher Student Associations at each school are proud to present the 2019 winners of the Founders’ Day Awards! Each day during Founders’ Week (Feb. 4—8, 2019), 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 …

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