Response to COVID-19 by the Glens Falls school community

April 16 Parent Update: School closure extended to May 15; Staying mentally and physically healthy Today, Governor Cuomo extended “NYS on PAUSE,” which means that all schools and grounds will remain closed through May 15th. Please continue to stay home, stop the spread, and save lives. This is a huge challenge for all of us, …

April 6th Board of Education Meeting live stream

The Board of Education’s April 6th meeting was live-streamed for members of the community and can be viewed here: BOE Meeting (2020-04-06) from Glens Falls City Schools on Vimeo. All Board of Education members and administrators participated remotely via Google Meet. Board of Education agendas and minutes can be found here: https://go.boarddocs.com/ny/gfsd/board.nsf/public  

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 …

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