Hayley Stafford from GFMS wins district round of Elks Hoop Shoot

Congratulations to GFMS seventh-grader Hayley Stafford, who won the district competition of the Elks National Hoop Shoot contest! Hayley won the 12-13 age group title by making 20 of 25 baskets in the second round of the annual free-throw shooting contest. She now goes on to compete in regionals, which are set for Feb. 2 …

Middle School students collect nearly 2,500 food items

Families in our community will soon enjoy the benefits of the Middle School’s very successful holiday food drive in December. The GFMS “One Tribe” community donated almost 2,500 canned and dry goods to help under-resourced families served by the Salvation Army. “I think that encouraging the kids to give back to the community where they …

Celebrating Support Professionals: Matt Condon, Custodian/Driver at the Middle School

“It makes the day more enjoyable when you work with someone like Matt,” says Head Custodian Becky Blackmer. “We have fun while we work, laughing and joking around. He is a hard worker and and even helps maintenance and grounds from time to time.” Matt Condon is a custodian at Glens Falls Middle School, and …

HOPE Committee Boutiques happening each month for GFSD families

The HOPE Committee of Glens Falls City Schools works to build and support trusting relationships with district families by compassionately filling the needs of students for clothing and food. We fulfill this mission by welcoming Glens Falls school community members into our HOPE Boutique once a month, where guests can “shop” for free clothing items, …

School District Foundation’s golf tournament is Sept. 14

The School District Foundation of Glens Falls is beginning its second decade of providing scholarships, professional projects, and student activities not covered by the school district budget. In the last decade, the Foundation has provided more than $71,000 in scholarships alone to many graduating seniors. The community’s support of the Foundation has allowed for opportunities …

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: …

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