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  • group of elementary kids sitting on the floor of a classrooom giving thumbs-up
  • line of kindergarten students waving
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  • five women outside smiling holding welcome back signs
  • five women outside smiling holding welcome back signs
  • three custodians smiling holding welcome back signs

photo of students and staffBig Cross Open House: Thursday, 9/21

Big Cross faculty, administrators, and staff are looking forward to welcoming all parents and guardians September 21st at Open House! The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

ChromebookgraphicWelcome back packets mailed Aug. 24

Welcome back for another great year at Big Cross Street School! The first day of school is Wednesday, September 6th, and school starts at 8:30 a.m. Look for your family’s back-to-school packet arriving in your mailbox within the next few days. It contains the PRINTED DISTRICT CALENDAR, and Ms. Hall's WELCOME LETTER, among other important information. See you soon!

GF arrowhead graphicSchool supply list for 2017-18 available here

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. The Big Cross list is available [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphic2017-18 School district calendars

The detailed school year calendar is no longer mailed to every postal address in the City. A copy is included in each family packet for current students, and any Glens Falls City School District resident may request a calendar by calling the district office at 792-1481. You can download it [ HERE ] as a PDF. A one-page printable version of the calendar that includes school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days can be downloaded [ HERE ].

Photo of students/staffFlu Information for 2017-18 school year

Glens Falls school nurses are encouraging families to read the Flu Guide For Parents [ AVAILABLE HERE ]. Keep your children safe; make sure they are vaccinated every fall or winter. For more information from the NYS Department of Health, please click [ HERE ].

GF arrowhead graphicEducator scores available to parents and guardians

Under education law, parents and guardians of students may request the final quality rating and composite effectiveness score for each teacher and the principal of the school to which their child is assigned for the current school year. Read the process to request APPR ratings and scores [ HERE ]