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 …

All-State vocalists head to pinnacle concert

They’re the best in the state! Glens Falls High School vocalists Meghan Siergiey, Ryan Burchfield, and Trevor Britton have all earned spots in the prestigious New York State School Music Association All-State choirs. Only nine hundred students out of thousands from high schools across New York State were selected to perform in the eight All-State …

Glens Falls Indians Football: 2018 State Champions!

The Glens Falls Indians Football team won its second state championship in three years on Saturday, defeating Batavia inside the Carrier Dome in Syracuse!! From the Post Star: “Kyle Vachon and his senior teammates on the Glens Falls football team spent a little extra time on the Carrier Dome turf Saturday afternoon. They were swarmed …

Support Professional Appreciation: Kristy Walkup

Celebrating Education Support Professionals during American Education Week, November 13-16, 2018 Kristy Walkup Teacher Aide, Glens Falls High School Every day at Glens Falls High School, you’ll find students working on project-based solutions to everyday challenges—and finding success as part of a team. And one special Teacher Aide has been part of many victories over …

GFHS students prep camp for winter

Winter is coming … But Camp Chingachgook will be ready! On November 3rd and 4th, 26 students from the Glens Falls High School Key Club and International Action Club attended the Fall Clean Up Weekend at YMCA Camp Chingachgook on the shores of Lake George. Students helped with a variety of projects including raking, planting …

23 student-musicians perform in All-County Band

Nearly two dozen Glens Falls student-musicians were in the spotlight this weekend, performing in the highly selective All-County Band Festival at Ballston Spa High School. These top-performing students were selected based on their Spring 2018 NYSSMA solo festival scores and teacher recommendation. “There are 16 total school districts in our county organization, which spans from …

15 GFHS students earn AP Scholar Awards

Fifteen Glens Falls High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement of AP Exams. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement based on students’ performances on AP Exams. Four students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3.5 on …

Recognizing Teacher Appreciation Week: Katie Arney

Katie Arney is an English Language Arts teacher and department chair at Glens Falls High School. What do you do to engage your students? What makes your learning environment unique? To err is human…and it’s important to let students know this. Engaging teenagers in 2018 is no easy feat especially when things are tough—they would …

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