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  • composite graphic of Glens Falls Nation and South Glens Falls school paw print with bridge and basketball and text battle for the bridge to benefit south high marathon dance
  • two elementary girls smiling inside cafeteeria with plate of pancakes and fruit
  • dozens of kids in white and black concert attire singing on stage steps at Big Cross elementary
  • Education Support Professional superhero Meredith Linehan
  • group of elementary students smiling on playground wearing pink
  • five elementary students smiling with arms around each other wearing pink
  • group of elementary students smiling on classroom rug wearing pink
  • group of elementary students smiling in hallway of school wearing pink
  • Several elementary students outside smiling in a line for walk to school day
  • Rotary volunteer handing dictionaries to two elementary students inside classroom smiling
  • four elementary students smiling holding up artwork composed of paint dots
  • kindergarten boy smiling drinking milk in classroom
  • superintendent and teacher smiling talking in classroom
  • Big Cross school staff members smiling outside with welcome back signs
  • two elementary students hug wearing blue for autism awareness
  • two elementary students hug wearing blue for autism awareness
  • two elementary students hug wearing blue for autism awareness

photo of students/staffUniversal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten registration beginning

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 11, 2019. Read more about the UPK lottery application [ HERE ].
Kindergarten students must be five years old by December 1, 2019 in order to start school in September. Registration for new kindergarten students is held at Kindergarten Round-Up at Big Cross on March 14, 2019 - call Patty Farrell at 518-792-2619 to make your appointment. Read more about kindergarten registration [ HERE ].

photo of students/staffBattle for the Bridge charity basketball game Jan. 19

Come see your favorite elementary through high school teachers battle it out on the basketball court to raise money for the South High Marathon Dance! Glens Falls teachers will host South Glens Falls teachers in the inaugural Battle for the Bridge charity basketball game on Saturday, January 19th at 6:30 p.m. Doors open to the Glens Falls High School gym at 5:45p.m. with FREE admission! Donations to SHMD will be accepted, raffle baskets and concessions will be available, and plenty of smiles are in store for the whole family!

Photo of students/staffFlu Information for 2018-19 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 ].

Photo of students/staffCelebrating Education Support Professionals during American Education Week, November 13-16, 2018

Education Support Professionals—our teacher aides, teaching assistants, secretaries, custodians, and many other team members—play a crucial role in every school building, every day. Meet Big Cross Library Technology Aide Meredith Linehan [ HERE ]!

Odyssey of the mind graphicOdyssey of the Mind teams forming now!

Would your kids like to re-create Leonardo DaVinci’s workshop and reveal one of is “inventions” that never made it to prime time? How about dreaming up and building a ride-on vehicle whose parts travel in suitcases from one scene to another? Join an Odyssey of the Mind team ... or coach! More details and the RSVP link are [ HERE ].

calendar graphic2018-19 School Calendar: Note these key dates

A one-page printable version of the 2018-19 calendar that includes school breaks, holidays, and Regents exam days can be downloaded [ HERE ]. Families should note that Memorial Day weekend includes Friday off this year, and the last day of school falls later then usual - Wednesday, June 26 - due to the state's Regents exam schedule. Graduation is Saturday, June 29, 2019. Printed calendars are sent to every family with enrolled students, and any district resident may request a calendar by calling the district office at 518-792-1481. You can download it [ HERE ] as a PDF.

ChromebookgraphicWelcome back, Big Cross families!

Welcome back for another great year at Big Cross Street School! The first day of school is Wednesday, September 5th, 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!

graphic of pencilsClassroom supply lists for the new school year

Is your family looking to get a jump start on shopping for the new school year? The Big Cross supply list is [ HERE ]. Got kids in another school building too? All supply lists are available [ HERE ].