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: …

2019-2020 School calendar dates

The school year calendar for 2019-20 has been set. Please note: the first day of school is Wednesday, Sept. 4; Holiday break is Dec. 23–Jan. 3; and Graduation is June 27, 2020. View the full year in the one-page PDF downloadable here. View the pages of the printed district-wide calendar in the PDF downloadable here. …

Teacher Appreciation: Megan McCabe

Glens Falls City School District recognizes national Teacher Appreciation Week by highlighting committed and enthusiastic teachers from every one of our schools each day of the week! Read on for an inside interview with Megan McCabe—one of the most dynamic teachers around our district. Recognizing our outstanding educators in GF Nation: Thursday, 5.9.19 Megan McCabe: …

GFMS Odyssey of the Mind team wins regional competition

A Glens Falls Odyssey of the Mind team won their division in this year’s regional competition! The winning Middle School team included seventh-graders CJ Lunt and Kendall Gross, and sixth-graders Brady Gross, Gavin Rittenhouse, Emma Canale, and Joe Frankenfeld. “These middle-schoolers were dedicated to writing a clever skit,” said coach Liz Gross. “They had great …

KRS fourth-graders take silver in Battle of the Books

Kensington’s fourth-grade Battle of the Books team placed second out of 19 competitors at the regional literary quiz bowl held on Monday, March 11th. The Battle of the Books competition tests students’ knowledge of ten specific books chosen by librarians within the WSWHE BOCES library system. “For months leading up to this day, students in …

Some MS report cards delayed

Due to a production issue in the mailing process, some GFMS report cards are delayed. Remaining deliveries should take place within the next few days. As a reminder, parents can always access their child’s grades, attendance records, and communicate with teachers by logging in to eSchool Data Parent Portal.

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 …

Support Professional Appreciation: Donna Sharp

Celebrating Education Support Professionals during American Education Week, November 13-16, 2018 Donna Sharp Teacher Aide, Glens Falls Middle School From being a member of a corporate accounting team to being a member of the educational team at Glens Falls Middle School, Teacher Aide Donna Sharp is one of Glens Falls’ newest and most positive team …

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