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Daily Health Screening Information

September 4, 2020

An important part of our efforts to promote the health and safety of everyone in our community as we reopen schools is the detection of an individual displaying symptoms of COVID-19 as well as the potential for exposure to COVID-19. Learn about our daily health screening process for families here.

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Reopening School Schedules

Reopening School Schedules

August 31, 2020

The first day of school will remain Tuesday, Sept. 8 for students attending in-person classes. Students participating in the Virtual School will be beginning class on Monday, Sept. 14. Click here to see the reopening schedule.

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Ft. Edward UFSD/SGFCSD Merger Study Update

August 21, 2020

The Fort Edward Union Free School District and the South Glens Falls Central School District boards of education have interviewed and selected educational consultant Castallo & Silky, LLC to conduct a formal merger study of the two school districts. The consultant was expected to be approved by both boards of education at their respective meetings on Monday, Aug. 17.

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Reopening Update: Three additional virtual town halls scheduled

Reopening Update: Three additional virtual town halls scheduled

August 13, 2020

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that in-person instruction is permitted in all regions of New York state for the start of the 2020-21 school year based on current COVID-19 infection rates, while also outlining new requirements related to school reopening plans. Learn about three additional virtual town hall meetings the district will hold next week.

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District submits reopening plans to state education department

District submits reopening plans to state education department

July 31, 2020

The South Glens Falls CSD has been preparing plans for students and staff to return to school in the fall. The district submitted those preliminary plans to the New York State Education Department (NYSED) on Friday, July 31, 2020.

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Elementary/middle school start and end times will be adjusted for fall

July 17, 2020

The start and end times for Oliver W. Winch Middle School and the district’s four elementary schools will be adjusted for the 2020-21 school year, a change that will enable elementary students to receive additional Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) classes during the school day.

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SGF Reopening Committee established

SGF Reopening Committee established

July 8, 2020

In order to develop the required plans for the state and to establish policies and procedures for reopening schools, the district has established a SGF Reopening Committee and five subcommittees.

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SGFHS Music Teacher Betsy Stambach-Fuller Named Quarterfinalist for the GRAMMY Music Educator Award

SGFHS Music Teacher Betsy Stambach-Fuller Named Quarterfinalist for the GRAMMY Music Educator Award

July 7, 2020

South Glens Falls High School Music Teacher Betsy Stambach-Fuller was named a quarterfinalist for the 2021 Music Educator Award™, presented by the Recording Academy™ and GRAMMY Museum® for the second time in two years. A total of 216 music teachers from 199 different cities were named quarterfinalists from a pool of 2,000 initial nominations and 91 legacy applicants from 2020.

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Longtime South Glens Falls CSD Business Manager Audrey Varney to retire

Longtime South Glens Falls CSD Business Manager Audrey Varney to retire

June 19, 2020

South Glens Falls CSD Business Manager Audrey Varney is planning to retire at the end of August 2020. The board of education is expected to appoint a successor at its Monday, June 22 meeting.

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Results of the school budget vote and board of education election

June 17, 2020

One June 16, South Glens Falls Central School District absentee ballots for the annual school budget vote and board of education election were counted. District residents voted to approve the district’s 2020-21 proposed budget with 2,662 voting in favor and 1,069 voting against the $59,967,402 spending plan for the 2020-21 school year.

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