234 Lincoln Street, Gloversville, NY 12078 • (518) 775-5791 • Michael Vanyo, Superintendent
Go Home Early Drill set for Tuesday, Nov. 25
All GESD schools will be dismissed 15 minutes early Tuesday, Nov. 25 as part of the annually required Go Home Early Drill. This drill is required each year by the state Department of Education. Schools will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 26 through Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving Break. Schools will reopen Monday, Dec. 1.
Meco Pre-K seats available
Eight openings in the Meco full-day pre-kindergarten have recently become available. The seats are open to 4 year olds who reside in the district. Contact Melissa Vacula at 775-5740 x. 4056 for more information.
Video highlights benefits of expanded elementary music program
The district’s decision to ramp up its music program this year is cultivating many budding musicians, something that is expected to have a positive long-term effect in the district.
Excited about science: Students visit college
Park Terrace fifth-graders recently visited Fulton-Montgomery Community College and toured the college's physics, astronomy and robotics facilities.The visit was part of a college outreach program aimed at getting students excited about science at an early age.
Five-week field hockey clinic set
The Field Hockey program is offering a five-week clinic. The clinic will run Tuesdays from Nov. 18 to Dec. 16. Clinics for girls in grades 3-6 will run from 6 to 7 p.m. and clinics for girls in grades 7 to 12 will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Gloversville students write letters to veterans
Gloversville elementary, middle and high school students have written hundreds of letters that will be delivered to the veterans at the VA Hospital in Albany in time for Veterans Day.
Students shine at Mini Metric Olympics
Fifty-five GMS students delayed their Halloween Friday, Oct. 31 to partcipate in the Metric Mini Olympics. Top honors went to Ravena Murphy & Sariyah Johnson, second place, Samantha Anipuesto, Noah Batease and Libby Cook and third place went to Trae Metzger.
Lady Junior Dragons basketball for grade 3-6 girls starts Nov. 15
The Junior Lady Dragon Basketball Clinic will start Saturday Nov. 15 at 10:45 a.m. in the GHS gym. If you were not able to attend early registration, you may sign up on Nov. 15. The cost of the clinics is $20.
Students mark Halloween with educational games, crafts and parades
Elementary students celebrated Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31 with a variety of educational games, crafts and the annual Halloween building parades.
Halloween Community Fun Night a success
Thank you to the staff, volunteers and community members who helped make the Oct. 30 Fun Night at GHS such a huge success. A whopping 1,800 people attended the event. A special thank you to the students who volunteered for the haunted house for helping make it such a special night.
October PBIS newsletter available
This edition includes information about this year’s goals, a look at the middle school and what parents can do to reinforce PBIS at home.
Students proud of their Teacher of the Year
When Latin teacher Charles Giglio was named the state Education Department's Teacher of the Year last month, there was no shortage of support from students here in the Gloversville school district.
GHS senior wins Foothills Cross County Championship
Congratulations to Alex Bielli for winning the Foothills Cross County Championship with a time of 17:56 at the Saratoga State Park. She's the first Gloversville athlete since 2001 to accomplish this.
GHS musicians selected for Area All State Music Festival
Senior Angela Veeder and junior Abbey Cooper have been selected to perform at the New York State School Music Association Area All State Music Festival in November.
Speech and Language newsletter available
The October edition of the Speech and Language newsletter is now available.
Gloversville alumni sought for career mentor program
The Gloversville Enlarged School District is seeking assistance from alumni to create a career resource for high school students.
New assistant principal named for GMS
The Gloversville Enlarged School District Board of Education on Tuesday, Oct. 14, approved the appointment of Julie Adams as the new assistant principal of the middle school.
FMCC students donate books to school
Students in the Child Development class at Fulton-Montgomery Community College recently participated in a book drive collecting more than 500 books for the Boulevard Elementary School.
GHS alumna, teacher named to SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Hall of Fame
Mary Ellis-Herod, a GESD teacher and coach and graduate of Gloversville High School, has been inducted into the SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Hall of Fame.
Video: GHS student athlete featured on CBS "Personal Best"
Gloversville High School sophomore Alex Steenbergh was featured Monday, Sept. 29 on the CBS 6 WRGB "Personal Best" segment.
State Education commissioner tours GESD
New York State Department of Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. visited the GESD Friday touring successful school programs and meeting with 2015 NYS Teacher of the Year Charles Giglio.
Academic Pep Rally recognizes Teacher of the Year
Friday, Sept. 19, 6-12 grade students participated in an academic pep rally to honor Charles Giglio, the GESD teacher recently named the NYS Teacher of the Year.
Information for parents on Enterovirus
The school district is providing
information on the Enterovirus to help parents and community
members become better informed about the illness and to help
prevent the spread of the illness
GHS quarterback named Player of the Week
Taylor McCredie has been named 104.5 ESPN
Radio Player of the Week for his accomplishments on the football
Pre-Kindergarten seats still available
Contact the district today to sign up for one of the remaining seats still available in the new, full-day pre-k program. The program is free for district residents who will be 4 years old on or before Dec. 1. Call Melissa Vacula at 775-5740 x. 4056 to sign up.
GESD teacher named New York State Teacher of the Year
GESD teacher Charles Giglio has been named the 2015 New York State Teacher of the Year by the New York State Board of Regents.
GESD elementary students to receive free meals
Thanks to federal funding, elementary students in the Gloversville Enlarged School District will receive free breakfast and lunch for the next three years.
Veteran school board member fills BOE vacancy
The GESD Board of Education has appointed former school board member Jean LaPorta to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of board member Aaron Flynn.
Bus rides available again this year for secondary students
Gloversville middle and high school students are again this year able to catch a free bus ride to school from three locations within the district.
Literacy Matters: Literacy theme of new school year
As students returned to classes, Sept. 4, they were reminded in a variety of ways of the importance of reading, writing, speaking and problem solving.
GESD among state pre-k grant recipients
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the Gloversville Enlarged School District will receive a $1,045,000 grant to expand its existing half-day pre-kindergarten into a full-day program that will begin this September in the four elementary schools.