Advanced Pottery’s ice cream bowl “throw off” nets 65 bowls!

The High School’s Advanced Pottery class had their ”Ice Cream Bowl Throw Off” last month and together created 65 bowls within 20 minutes! “This was the best throw off ever,” says art teacher Karen Mars. Each year, student-created ceramic bowls are sold at the annual GFHS Art Expo as a fundraiser for senior art scholarships. …

Multiple wins for Tess Harrington in Oratorical contest

GFHS junior Tess Harrington recently took 4th place overall in the district-level competition of this year’s American Legion Oratorical Contest for writing and delivering an original speech on “The Necessity of the Freedom of Speech.” “Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of …

Three GFHS instrumentalists perform in statewide pinnacle concert

Three Glens Falls instrumentalists earned places in the extremely selective New York State Band Director’s Association (NYSBDA) Honors Ensembles. This year, Glens Falls was represented by Scotty Jones (Euphonium) and Nick Teta (Trombone) in the High School Concert Band, and Sean Pettis (Alto Saxophone) in the High School Jazz Ensemble. “Both groups are extremely competitive …

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 …

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