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Gloversville Central School District

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

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December 21, 2014
Students in the Gloversville Enlarged School District
News headlines

Posted 12/18/14

Dismissal traffic to be rerouted at GMS, GHS
To alleviate vehicle congestion and increase safety for pedestrians, traffic pattern changes for dismissal time will be put in place at the Gloversville Middle and High School campuses effective Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. Read more


Posted 12/18/14

December Speech and Language newsletter available
The December edition of the Speech and Language newsletter is available for download. view newsletter


Posted 12/18/14

Nov-Dec. PBIS newsletter available
The November-December edition of the Positive Behavior Intervention Support newsletter is available for download. view newsletter


Posted 12/9/14

Schools to require photo ID for early dismissals
Gloversville schools will soon require photo identification from parents and other adults who are authorized to pick up students early from school. Read more


Posted 12/5/14

Traffic pattern changes under consideration for GMS, GHS
To alleviate vehicle congestion and provide increased safety for pedestrians, traffic pattern changes are being considered for the Gloversville Middle and High School campuses. Read more


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. 

student playing musical instruments

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

student looking through a telescope on a lab table

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

A chalk board with Veteran related words on it.

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

A student uses a triple-beam balance.

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 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

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 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 10/16/14

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 9/26/14

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 9/16/14

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 9/2/14

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