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 …

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 …

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 …

These students have it all: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character!

The Glens Falls chapter of National Honor Society welcomed 31 new members during an induction ceremony November 15th at the High School. NHS recognizes outstanding high school students who have demonstrated leadership, a commitment to service, and good character, in addition to high academic achievement. Newly-inducted members include: Brianna Aiken, Dylan Anselment,  McKenna Austin, Dominic …

GFHS VIP award-winners show core values

More than 80 Glens Falls High School students were recognized this fall 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 …

All-State musicians travel to Rochester for pinnacle concert

They’re the best in the state! Glens Falls High School vocalists Ryan Burchfield, Lily Duerr, Erin Stockdale, and Lison Tunick, and saxophonist Sean Pettis, have all earned spots in the prestigious New York State School Music Association All-State performance groups. Only nine hundred students out of thousands from high schools across New York State were …

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