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Gloversville Central School District

234 Lincoln Street, Gloversville, NY 12078 • (518) 775-5791 • Michael Vanyo, Superintendent

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November 26, 2014
Students in the Gloversville Enlarged School District
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Posted 11/21/14

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.

Posted 11/21/14

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. 

Posted 11/18/14

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. Read more and see video

Posted 11/13/14

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. Read more and see photos

Posted 11/13/14

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. view flier for more information

Posted 11/7/14

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. read more

Posted 11/7/14

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. read more and see photos


Posted 11/6/14

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. View registration form for more details


Posted 10/31/14

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. see photos


Posted 10/31/14

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.


Posted 10/30/14

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. view newsletter

Charles Giglio

Posted 10/27/14

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. View video


Posted 10/23/14

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.


Posted 10/23/14

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. Read morE


Posted 10/17/14

Speech and Language newsletter available

The October edition of the Speech and Language newsletter is now available. view the newsletter


Posted 10/16/14

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. Read morE

Posted 10/15/14

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. Read morE


Posted 10/10/14

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. Read more


Posted 10/9/14

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. read more


Posted 9/30/14

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. watch the video


Posted 9/26/14

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. Read more and see photos


Posted 9/19/14

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. Read more and See photos

Posted 9/22/14

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
Read more

Posted 9/22/14

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 field.
Read more


Posted 9/19/14

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. Read more

Posted 9/16/14

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. Read more


Posted 9/10/14

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. Read more


Posted 9/10/14

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. Read More


Posted 9/8/14

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. Read More


Posted 9/2/14

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. See photos

Posted 8/14/14

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. read more

Posted 8/8/14

GESD students participate in college level PTECH program

The GESD is participating in the BOCES PTECH program, a new model for high school education that allows selected students to complete credit-bearing college coursework while selecting their own “pathway” to high-skill jobs. Read more

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