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Longtime OWWMS teacher aide/study hall monitor passes away unexpectedly

May 14, 2020

Mrs. MattisonThe South Glens Falls Central School District community is saddened by the loss of Oliver W. Winch Middle School teacher aide/study hall monitor Patti Mattison, who passed away unexpectedly.

Mrs. Mattison had been a district employee for 28 years. As an aide and study hall monitor, she interacted with many, if not all, of the students at OWWMS. 

You can read her obituary here.

Patti was a loving, passionate, and valued member of the Oliver W. Winch family,” said OWWMS Principal Ray Ruby. “Her commitment to our students and staff and her love of learning touched us all over many years. Patti loved kids and had a real gift for making every student feel special. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family at this sad time.”

Although school buildings are closed, the district is committed to supporting students and staff who would like counseling and bereavement support services. 

If you feel that your child is struggling with this information, or needs mental health support for any reason while the buildings are closed, please contact us. We can arrange for students to speak to a school counselor. Please call 518-792-5891 for help with this. Information is also available on the district website here

Category: District News, Winch MS News