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Voters approve 2019-20 school year budget

May 21, 2019

“This year’s budget focuses on our district’s three priorities: safety, mental health and future-ready learning,” said Superintendent of Schools Kristine Orr. “I am thankful to our community for supporting the budget and the work of our district to provide a safe, caring and challenging educational environment for our students and staff.” Read more.

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South High Drama Club Nominated for 8 High School Musical Theatre Awards

South High Drama Club Nominated for 8 High School Musical Theatre Awards

April 25, 2019

Congratulations to the South Glens Falls High School’s Drama Club, which received a record eight nominations in the third annual High School Musical Theatre Awards for its production of Seussical.

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Survival skills and peg loom weaving at South Glens Falls HS

Survival skills and peg loom weaving at South Glens Falls HS

April 12, 2019

When South Glens Falls High School students in Colleen Hagadorn’s survival skills course learned about different types of weaving, they focused on natural materials you’d use outdoors.But two students in the class, juniors Noah Hogan and Devin Hartwell, were so interested in the process, and the relaxing, meditative aspects of weaving, that they decided to construct a large-scale peg loom and bring the weaving skills that they learned to life on a larger scale.

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State audit results released, district implements recommendations

April 9, 2019

After a thorough review, the Office of the State Comptroller issued an audit report on the South Glens Falls Central School District that found no instances of the misuse of tax dollars, but did include recommendations to help the district improve existing practices in regards to unrestricted fund balance.

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South Glens Falls students show off their skills at SkillsUSA competition

South Glens Falls students show off their skills at SkillsUSA competition

April 1, 2019

More than 150 Career and Technical Education students from both the F. Donald Myers and Southern Adirondack Education Centers at WSWHE BOCES participated in 35 different competitions at the Regional SkillsUSA Competition on March 20, including students from South Glens Falls CSD. Eight of our students were given awards at the event!

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SGF Bulldog Spotlight: Linda VanTassell

SGF Bulldog Spotlight: Linda VanTassell

March 22, 2019

South Glens Falls UPK teacher and bus monitor Linda Van Tassell is being featured in the monthly SGF Bulldog Staff Spotlight. In this monthly feature, employees from around the district are highlighted. Mrs. Van Tassell has been a preschool teacher in the community for 30 years and has been working in our UPK program since its inception more than a decade ago.

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No Place for Hate Club at OWWMS works to make school more accepting and welcoming

No Place for Hate Club at OWWMS works to make school more accepting and welcoming

March 14, 2019

Middle school is a time of transition for students as they mature emotionally and physically while balancing more challenging academics. But students at Oliver W. Winch Middle School believe it can also be a time and place to learn kindness and develop lifelong friendships.

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OWWMS student art selected for combined logo with Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office

OWWMS student art selected for combined logo with Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office

March 8, 2019

This week the Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo visited Oliver W. Winch Middle School to select student artwork that will appear on the school resource officer’s uniform patch, office door and even the outside of his vehicle!

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SGFCSD’s first Thoughtexchange: The results are in!

SGFCSD’s first Thoughtexchange: The results are in!

March 7, 2019

The South Glens Falls CSD recently launched its first community-wide conversation on the topic of social-emotional learning, and now we’re ready to share the results!

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OWWMS to present first musical ever this weekend!

OWWMS to present first musical ever this weekend!

March 6, 2019

Students at Oliver W. Winch Middle School Drama Club will be performing the school’s first musical ever this weekend!

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