Would your elementary kids enjoy swimming, games, snacks and movies … while
you have a couple hours to yourself? Consider dropping your K-6th kids at Glens
Falls High School the evening of Saturday, January 14, from 7-9 p.m. for Kids’
Night Out! This annual event is one of the biggest service activities of the
year for the students in National Honor Society. The $10 per-child cost is a
fundraiser for the United Way and/or the Youth Center.
[ REGISTRATION FORM ]
The Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program is a free, half-day, full-year
program for four-year olds. Entry into the UPK class is determined by lottery
each spring. Lottery forms are due by April 13, 2017. Read more about the
UPK lottery application
[ HERE ].
Kindergarten students must be five years old by December 1, 2017 in order to start school in September. Registration for new kindergarten students is held at Kindergarten Round-Up at Jackson Heights on March 9, 2017 - call Susan Loucks at 792-1071 to make your appointment. Read more about kindergarten registration [ HERE ].
Jackson Heights students and staff completed a food drive in early December that sent 138 food items to the Salvation Army of Glens Falls! Jeremy Davis' fourth-graders helped load the Salvation Army van with all the donations on Dec. 14th. Great job, GF Nation!
The celebration continues for our super heroes--the many School-Related
Professionals who make a difference in the lives of our students! Read more
about Thursday's honoree, building aide Stacy Frandsen,
[ HERE ].
Former Superintendent Tom McGowan was back in a Glens Falls classroom this
month, giving a mini-lesson to third graders who had just received their very
own dictionaries. [ MORE ]
Now in its fourth year—and second school-building headquarters—the annual
“Pennies for Pink” drive is still collecting thousands of dollars
to get local cancer patients to and from their treatments. Hundreds of dollars
at each elementary building, combined with more than a thousand at the Middle
School brought the effort above this year's goal.
[ MORE ]
Glens Falls school nurses are encouraging families to read the Flu Guide
[ 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 ].
"I would like to welcome everyone back for another great year ahead! The new school year is just around the corner and thanks to the hard work of our faculty, administration, and staff, we are ready for our students to return. [ MORE ]
[ HERE ] is a
one-page printable version of the 2016-17 district calendar that includes
school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days. The detailed 2016-17 calendar
is in PDF format [
HERE ]. Any district resident may request a printed calendar by
calling the district office at 792-1212.
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 ]