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April Jr/Sr High Newsletter

Cody Smith, Junior, 1st Place in NYS SkillsUSA Competition

Galway’s Cody Smith placed 1st in the Auto Vehicle Maintenance NYS SkillsUSA competition that was held April 22-24 in Syracuse.

More than 3,000 students from across the state attend and compete in the SkillsUSA competition. Cody has qualified for the national competition in Louisville, Ky., from June 22 to 26.

Great Job Cody! We are proud of you!

Molly Mancini, Senior, Named Amsterdam Family YMCA's 2015 Outstanding Senior

The Annual YMCA Outstanding Senior Student and Educator Awards Breakfast held on April 16th honored 20 seniors and 4 educators from area high schools (Amsterdam, Broadalbin-Perth,Galway and Fonda-Fultonville) for their outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, school involvement, community involvement and volunteerism.

Molly Mancini, Senior, was recognized as the Amsterdam Family YMCA's 2015 Outstanding Senior. Congratulations Molly! Other Galway seniors recognized for their outstanding achievements in academics, leadership, school involvement, community involvement and volunteerism include: Jennifer Metzger, Lindsey Carlsen, Che' White, and Gabrielle Urban

Our YMCA outstanding seniors selected Mrs. Kristin Ostrander, English Teacher, as Galway's Outstanding Educator of the Year. Congratulations to all!

Mr. Levin, Earth Science Teacher, Named NYS Master Teacher!

Congratulations to Mr. Paul Levin on being accepted as a Master Teacher under the Governor's statewide program!

The District will honor Mr. Levin at the May 14th Board of Education Work Session. The Board of Education Work Session begins at 6:30 PM in the High School Library and is open to all.

The Junior Class Present: A Night Under The Stars Annual Prom

Saturday, May 16th, 6pm

47 Excelsior Ave

Saratoga Springs, NY

Gawking Hour at Galway CSD 4-5 pm; After Prom 12am-5am at Galway CSD

Tennis Club at Galway Jr/Sr High School

Tennis Club will run from May 7th through June 11th for students in grades 7 - 12, no previous experience necessary. Contact Mrs. Donovan for more information.

Annual Spring Dress Code Reminder

Our annual Spring reminder of the Galway CSD Dress Code:

(Click here for complete Galway CSD Code of Conduct)

All students are expected to give proper attention to personal cleanliness

and to dress appropriately for school and school functions. Students

and their parents have the primary responsibility for acceptable student

dress and appearance. A student’s dress, grooming and appearance, including hair style/color, jewelry, make-up and nails, shall:

  • Be safe, appropriate and not disrupt or interfere with the educational process.

  • Recognize that extremely brief garments such as tube tops, net tops, halter tops, spaghetti straps, plunging necklines (front and/orback) and see-through garments are not appropriate.

  • Ensure that underwear is completely covered with outer clothing.

  • Include footwear at all times. Footwear that is a safety hazard will not be allowed.

  • Not include the wearing of hats in the building except for medical or religious purpose.

  • Not include items that are vulgar, obscene, libelous or denigrate others on account of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

  • Not promote and/or endorse the use of alcohol, tobacco or illegal drugs and/or encourage other illegal or violent activities.

Galway Junior High Supports JDRF with Kids Walk!

The 7th and 8th grade students at Galway will be holding a JDRF Kids Walk on May 14th from 11:30-12:30 on the track (this is a fundraiser to raise awareness about type 1 diabetes). Please support our 7th and 8th grade fundraiser by purchasing a sneaker from any Junior High student. All donations support JDRF's effort to finding a cure for type 1 diabetes.

More information on JDRF and Type 1 Diabetes can be found by Clicking Here.

Unused Snow Day - School Closed on May 22, 2015

The Board of Education recently approved the use of one unused emergency school closing day to extend the 2015 Memorial Day Holiday. As a result, school will be closed on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Upcoming Events At Galway Jr/Sr High School:

  • May 1st and 2nd: NYSSMA Solo Festival @ Queensbury High School
  • May 5th: National Teacher Appreciation Day
  • May 6th: National School Nurse Appreciation Day
  • May 6th: PTSA "Thank Your Bus Driver" Day
  • May 7th: 8th Grade High School Orientation Night, 7 pm, HS Auditorium
  • May 13th: Sr High Spring Concert, 7:30 pm, HS Auditorium
  • May 15th: Sr High School Field Day & Half Day Staff Development Day (Students released at 11:00)
  • May 16th: Junior Prom