GF Elementaries named “Recognition Schools” by NYSED

ALL THREE of Glens Falls’ elementary schools have been named “Recognition Schools” by the NYS Education Department for high academic achievement and student growth during the 2017-18 school year! Only 328 elementary/middle schools across the state received this honor, and Glens Falls earned three of just five awards given within the WSWHE BOCES area. “These …

K-8 Last week of school schedule

Glens Falls City School District sets each school-year calendar well before the start of a new year, taking into account the number of instructional days/hours required by the New York State Education Department, along with an allowance for snow-related delays and closures. This winter, the district was fortunate enough to use only one snow day, …

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.

Teacher Appreciation: Jenine Klippel

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 Jenine Klippel—one of the most dynamic teachers around our district. Recognizing our outstanding educators in GF Nation: Monday, 5.6.19 Jenine Klippel: 2nd …

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 …

4th Grade Basketball team goes undefeated

Congratulations to the Glens Falls Indians 4th grade basketball team on an undefeated 22-0 season, including 3 tournament titles! Pictured are (left to right)- Front row: Alex Stetson, Chase McTague, Semaj Cuyler, Mathieu Rittenhouse, Jayden Hauser, Kellen Bombard; Back row: Ronan Westfall, Jeffery Woodell, Aidan Prunty, Michael Blakely, Samuel Canale. Coach: Jeff Woodell.

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 …

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 …

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