• June 25, 2017
    Grade 5 Team Building Fieldtrip

    The SES fifth grade went on an overnight camp trip to Odosagih Bible Conference and Retreat Center. Students participated in team building, kayaking, fishing and other activities during their two day stay. Listed below are a few pictures from the … Continued

  • June 24, 2017
    High School Graduation

    Springville-Griffith Institute’s Class of 2017 High School Graduation is now available to view online.

  • June 23, 2017
    FREE STEAM CAMP (August 1-3) – REGISTER ONLINE

    FREE SUMMER CAMP Open to incoming sixth through eleventh graders the 2017 SGI STEAM camp is designed to teach students creative problem solving skills, critical thinking, engineering and physics through hands on technology and art activities. If you are a … Continued

  • June 23, 2017
    Employment Opportunities – District Treasurer

    Position Title: District Treasurer Job Description / Application Proceedure: Treasurer June 2017 Contact: Maureen Lee, School Business Administrator Springville Griffith Institute CSD Phone (716) 592-3231 Fax (716) 592-3245

  • June 23, 2017
    SCIENCE OLYMPIAD – Free Summer Camp

    July 11th – 14th 8:30am – 12:00 Middle School SCIENCE OLYMPIAD Free Summer Camp Here’s your chance to find out what the Middle School Science Olympiad team is all about!   Whether you were a member of last year’s team or … Continued

  • June 23, 2017
    8th Grade Recognition Ceremony

    The 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony was held on June 22, 2017. All 8th graders received a certificate recognizing their time at the Middle School. Additional awards were also presented: The President’s Award was given to 8th graders who maintained a … Continued

  • June 23, 2017
    Springville Stampede

    5K RACE/WALK – FOOD – PRIZES Join us July 28th 7:00pm for food and fun! Hosted By Springville Cross Country Registration is $20.00 and includes a shirt. Proceeds go to the Springville Cross Country Team.   Learn More at https://sites.google.com/springvillecsd.org/stampede/home

  • June 13, 2017
    Seeking S-GI Resident Volunteers For Audit Committee

    The Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District is seeking one or two school district resident volunteers to serve on its Audit Committee.  The Audit Committee is established by the Board of Education and is responsible for working with the District’s internal … Continued

  • June 9, 2017
    SGI College Montage Video

    In fall 2017, some 20.5 million students are expected to attend American colleges and universities, constituting an increase of about 5.2 million since fall 2000 (source). The following video highlights where SGI graduates have decided to study.

  • June 7, 2017
    Aspiring Scientists Complete Water Testing For DEC

    On Friday, May 26th, an intrepid group of aspiring scientists braved rain and cold to trek through river and forest in the name of science. The Springville-Griffith AP Biology class traveled to Sprague Brook Park in order to complete water … Continued

  • June 2, 2017
    Drive Your Tractor to School Day

    The annual Drive Your Tractor to School Day at Springville-Griffith Institute High School kicking off the beginning of Springville’s 29th Annual Western New York Dairy/Ag Festival. Parked on the high school grounds were everything from huge agricultural tractors to the more humble … Continued

  • June 2, 2017
    Civil War Comes to Middle School

    Springville Middle School held its ears as the mortar and cannon of Reynold’s Battery fired off their artillery to end a day of re-enactment for the students on June 2. The Reynold’s Battery has about 50 active re-enactors with a … Continued

  • June 1, 2017
    Congratulations to all of our award winners!

    Congratulations to all of our award winners!

  • June 1, 2017
    Spagnola Named Division All Star

    Congratulations to sophomore Michael Spagnola for earning recognition as an ECIC Division IV Singles All Star for tennis.  Michael played first singles for the Griffins the entire year finishing with a record of 11 wins and 3 losses.Congratulations to sophomore … Continued

  • June 1, 2017
    Boys Tennis Ends Season 8-2 Division, 10-4 Overall

    The 2017 Boys Varsity Tennis season has come to an end.  After numerous indoor practices and match rescheduling, the boys were finally able to call it a season after the ECIC tournament took place. Overall the team finished in 2ndplace … Continued

  • May 29, 2017
    SGI Section 6 Championship Meet Qualifiers

    Congratulations to the following SGI’s Section 6 Championship Meet Qualifiers: Chloe Chamberlin: 200 Meter Dash Payton Rowe: 100 Meter Hurdles, 400 Meter Hurdles Lizzy Miranda: 800 Meter Run Hannah Goetz: 3000 Meter Run, 2000 Meter Steeplechase Sonya Krezmien: 1500 Meter … Continued

  • May 18, 2017
    Student Participate In Cetacean Expedition

    On April 27 a group of SGI students embarked on a cetacean expedition in search of Humpback whales. The student spent three days with naturalists learning the different aspects of Marine Biology. They collected specimens from tidal zones and from … Continued

  • May 17, 2017
    Calling All Football Moms!

    On June 13, 2017 the Springville-Griffith Institute Varsity Football Program will be holding a free moms clinic at S-GI HS from 6pm to 8pm. This “moms clinic” will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to learn firsthand from Ken Stoldt, … Continued

  • May 16, 2017
    School Budget Vote and Board Member Election Results

    School Budget Vote and Board Member Election Results May 16, 2017 Proposition 1 – Basic Budget for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018   Total No. of Votes Yes 588 Passed (super majority vote not … Continued

  • May 16, 2017
    Nick Abdo Breaks School Record In The 400 Meter Dash

    Congratulations to Nick Abdo who broke the 400 meter dash school record this past Friday night at the Jamestown Track and Field Classic.  Nick ran a 51.81 and took 2nd place overall.  Other Griffins with strong performances on the track … Continued

  • May 11, 2017
    Springville-Griffith Institute Pageant of Bands

    The Kiwanis Club of Springville first sponsored the Pageant of Bands on May 25th, 1963. This year marks Springville-Griffith Institute’s 55th anniversary of the event. The district is honored to have 17 schools participate in the 2017 competitions and parade.  

  • May 11, 2017
    Girls Track Defeats Maryvale 111-28

    The girls track team beat Maryvale on Monday by the score of 111-28.  Payton Rowe, Chloe Chamberlin, and Abby Steiner each won two individual events.  Lizzy Miranda won the 800 and was on 2 winning relay teams.  Allison Emmick had a … Continued

  • May 11, 2017
    Varsity Baseball Tied for First in Division IV

    Congratulations to the varsity baseball team for their recent success in Division IV as they are currently tied for first place. On Tuesday, sophomore Austin Lux threw a no- hitter while striking out eight in a shutout victory over JFK… … Continued

  • May 11, 2017
    2017 Envirothon Competition

    Springville High School recently competed in the 2017 Envirothon Competition on April 27 at Elma Senior Center Park. The team placed second in Erie County. The competition involves outdoor science events, an oral presentation and taking written tests. The current … Continued

  • May 8, 2017
    Excelsior Scholarship – Tuition-free Degree Program

    Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature recently enacted the Excelsior Scholarship program, which is administered by the Higher Education Services Corporation. Below is information provided by the Governor’s office about the program: This year, Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature … Continued

  • May 8, 2017
    McKenzie Galvin Scores 100th Career Goal

    Congratulations to McKenzie Galvin for scoring her 100th career goal against Niagara Falls High School on Friday, May 5th. Coach Zielen-Ersing describes McKenzie as a fantastic leader both on the field and in the classroom. One of the Varsity Lacrosse … Continued

  • May 8, 2017
    Camp Invention – Summer Registration

    Camp Invention® is returning to Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District! Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, weeklong summer adventure awaits children entering grades K-6th with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering, and innovation while sharpening their 21st century learning … Continued

  • May 2, 2017
    Dunkirk Invitational Results

    On Friday, April 28th, the Boys Track Team competed at the Dunkirk Invitational.  While personal best performances were had by many, Griffins Topher Elkins ran a career best 400 meter dash and placed 1st overall.  Not far behind was Nick … Continued

  • May 1, 2017
    Message From The Superintendent

    The district offices here at Springville are located in a separate building, one that I’ve affectionately referred to as “the shed” for the fourteen months of my time here. I’ve only once worked in a district with a separate district … Continued

  • April 26, 2017
    Julia Krzemien Named First Team All ECIC IV Player for 2017

    Congratulations to Julia Krzemien who was named a First Team All ECIC IV Player for 2017. Julia, a top player on the Lady Griffins basketball team came back from a knee injury this season but was able to lead the team in points, assists, … Continued

  • April 26, 2017
    Students and Staff Participate In Kids Day

    SGI students and staff participated in Buffalo News Kids Day on Tuesday, April 25th. This is the 35th year of the event which raises money for Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Cradle Beach and children of Western New York. The students … Continued

  • April 20, 2017
    Candidates for the Board of Education

    At the May 16, 2017 Annual School Budget Vote and Election of School Board members, there will be four (4) at-large Board of Education vacancies on the ballot. These vacancies are created by the expiration on June 30, 2017 of … Continued

  • April 7, 2017
    SGI Raises Over $10,000 For Bald For Bucks

    Congratulations to all who participated in Bald for Bucks 2017. Over 50 students participated in the event raising over $10,000. The collected money will be donated to Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

  • April 7, 2017
    National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

    Congratulations to the following twenty-eight deserving SG-I Juniors who were added as new members of the National Honor Society on April 6th. Alexia Sopko Jeremy Baker Alexandra Blesy Heidi Bofinger Wyatt Cudney Seth Dash Morgan DePue Sydney Emley Sydney Freeman McKenzie Galvin … Continued

  • April 6, 2017
    Colden Elementary Celebrates PARP

    In March, Colden Elementary celebrated Pick A Reading Partner (PARP), which is a statewide PTA program.  This initiative was created to help foster a love for reading as children read with their families for 15 minutes a day.  This year’s … Continued

  • April 6, 2017
    Gift Giving Project

    Betty Ruspantini, mother of SES 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Jayne Knierim, has been knitting and crocheting hat and mitten sets for all 3rd grade and kindergarten students at SES for the last 7 years.  Mrs. Knierim’s students select their hat and … Continued

  • April 6, 2017
    SES Student Council: Connecting to Its’ Communities

    Committed to helping both the school and local community, the SES Student Council has just completed its fourth major project of the school year. In November, upon completion of our annual Hat Drive we delivered over 350 new hats to … Continued

  • April 6, 2017
    Voting Experience at CES

    Colden Elementary students got to experience voting first hand in a very unique and fun way!  CES students were given the opportunity to make a healthy choice for their preferred vegetable by casting a ballot for their favorite. Mrs. Button’s … Continued

  • April 4, 2017
    2017 Dairy/Agricultural Festival Logo Challenge

    SGI high school art students Makenzie Engel, Henry Domst and Ty Dash were involved in design and completion of this year’s logo for the 2017 Dairy/Agricultural Festival coming this spring.  These students collaborated together during their graphic design courses to … Continued

  • April 4, 2017
    La Société Honoraire de Springville

    The La Société Honoraire de Springville, a chapter of La Société Honoraire de Français the International French Honor Society inducted eleven new members at Springville GI High School on January 18th.  The ceremony began with a welcome given by Valerie … Continued

  • April 4, 2017
    Capital Project Progress at SGI, Kimberly Moritz

    The capital project approved by our taxpayers will take place over the course of the next three summers. Our administrative team has been working with our architectural firm and our construction management team to plan the details of the project … Continued

  • April 4, 2017
    National Nutrition Month

    National Nutrition Month® is an educational campaign organized annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. The theme … Continued

  • March 31, 2017
    Students Travel To University at Buffalo’s Center for the Arts

    On March 29th, SGI High School’s Freshmen class, and AP/Honors and theatre students ventured to the University at Buffalo’s Center for the Arts to enjoy a performance of Romeo and Juliet.  In addition to enjoying the fast love and star-crossed … Continued

  • March 31, 2017
    Principal Scarpine Goes Bald For Bucks

    Watch Mr. Scarpine, Principal at Springville Elementary School go Bald for Bucks!

  • March 29, 2017
    Local Dealership Sponsors Stock Market Competition

    Emerling Ford and Emerling Chrysler Dodge Jeep and RAM Sponsor S.G.I. Stock Market Competition Each year, seniors in Mr. Wikman’s economics classes compete in a semester long virtual stock market competition.  Students start with $100,000 in virtual money and buy … Continued

  • March 29, 2017
    Middle School Art Club Connects the Past with the Present

    The 8th Grade Middle School Art Club was asked to create the 2016-2017 yearbook cover design with the theme #springvillestrong. The art club members, under the direction of Middle School Art Educator Kristin Jaeger, collaborated with High School Art Educator … Continued

  • March 29, 2017
    SGI Wrestling Year in Review

    The wrestling program had quite a change this year, with Coach Vogel and Coach Feltz swapping positions.  Coach Vogel moved to the Varsity Head Coaching position and Coach Feltz took over the modified program.  The JV/Varsity program moved to the … Continued

  • March 29, 2017
    Fuel Up To Play 60

    On Friday, January 13th, the Fuel Up to Play 60 Club was honored to have three professional baseball players run a “Baseball Clinic” in the middle school.  About 65 students experienced professional baseball training in the areas of “Pitching,” “Hitting,” … Continued

  • March 29, 2017
    Former Days at S-GI High School Recalled by VIP Visit

    Spring 2016 brought sports athletes into action, green leaves on the trees and flowers in bloom. It also arrived with a brief surprise visit from a former S-GI graduate VIP who visited the high school. William (Bill) Starkweather lived in Springville years … Continued

  • March 28, 2017
    Cardboard Boat Race

    Springville High School technology department held their cardboard boat race in the pool on Friday, February 17. Students in the Principles of Engineering & CAD/CAM classes created boats made of cardboard, which were wrapped with plastic to help keep the … Continued

  • March 28, 2017
    School Bus Safety Tip of the Month

    As the weather changes please talk to your children about safety around the school bus. Remind them to pay close attention to the bus driver’s directions, especially if they are crossing the road. The diagram below depicts the area known as … Continued

  • March 28, 2017
    Springville Hosts ECMEA Junior High All County Festival

    Each year, Erie County Music Educators Conference holds a number of All County Music Festivals that showcase the talent of student musicians in our county.  On March 17 and 18, 2017 Springville-Griffith Institute was honored to be the host district … Continued

  • March 13, 2017
    Springville Middle School Science Olympiad Team

    On Saturday, March 4th, the Springville Middle School Science Olympiad Team competed in the Erie Niagara Regional competition held in Buffalo.  Of the 17 teams represented, Springville finished in 7th place!  After months of practice, each of Springville’s team members … Continued

  • February 27, 2017
    Griffins Indoor Track Team Competes At Sectionals

    The Griffins Indoor Track Team competed in sectionals this past Saturday at Houghton College. A great job was done by all of the athletes whom competed. Elle Russell, Sonya Krezmien, lizzy Miranda, Corrin Sacilowski, Chloe Chamberlain, Allison Lavanture, Jocelyn Janis, … Continued

  • February 27, 2017
    Varsity Girls Basketball Concludes Season

    The Varsity Girls Basketball team completed their season over February break. The girls had one more regular season game to complete before playoffs and they did so in excellent fashion beating MEC 48-31. The girls played terrific team basketball and … Continued

  • February 23, 2017
    Kindergarten Registration

    Screening for children eligible to enter kindergarten in September 2017 is currently being scheduled at both Springville Elementary School and Colden Elementary School. Parents of children who are residents of Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District and are eligible for kindergarten … Continued

  • February 21, 2017
    Indoor Track Athletes Advance To Sectionals

    Congratulations to our Indoor Track athletes who will be competing in sectionals Topher Elkins – 300 Brett Russell – 3200 Chloe Chamberlain – 55 dash Lizzy Miranda and Elle Russell – 1000 Elle Russell and Sonya Krezmien – 1500 and 3000 Corrin … Continued

  • February 21, 2017
    SGI’s “Little Shop of Horrors” has Blood In-Bloom!

    The Musical Society of Springville-GI High School is currently in rehearsal for their production of Little Shop of Horrors! Approximately forty actors have been rehearsing since late November, and have been recently joined by nearly twenty crew members, and a … Continued

  • February 21, 2017
    Indoor Track Results – Fredonia State College

    The Griffins In-door Track Team competed at Fredonia State College this past Saturday in the last regular season competition. The results are listed below. Boys Indoor Track Results 55 hurdles personal record 12.44 Mike Huber 300 both personal records Henry … Continued

  • February 17, 2017
    Griffin Pride: Students Gather To Support Wrestler Mikey Evans

    SGI students gather together to support 8th grader Mikey Evans as he prepared for the State Wrestling Championships in Albany on February 24th and 25th.

  • February 16, 2017
    Students Featured At Albright-Knox Art Gallery

    The Educational Exhibition Hallway at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery will be featuring artwork from students of the Springville-Griffith Institute CSD between February 28th and March 19th. The exhibit highlights student artists from WNY living in a rural community. Admission to this … Continued

  • February 15, 2017
    Meet Swimming Sensation Nolan West

    In the fall of 2008, a young nine-year-old boy dove into the pool for his first time competitively and never looked back.  It has been 9 years since then and Nolan West is still leaving competitors in his wake.  Starting … Continued

  • February 14, 2017
    Nolan West Qualifies for the State Finals

    Last night at the prelims for the Section 6 swimming finals Nolan West qualified for the State Finals this year. He qualified in the 100 freestyle. He is also within a few 100ths of a second of breaking school records … Continued

  • February 14, 2017
    FFA Members Visit Albany

    On Monday and Tuesday, February 6 and 7, 5 SGI students traveled to Albany with other members from across the state to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Smith-Hughes Act.  This act, passed in 1917, first provided money for career and … Continued

  • February 13, 2017
    HS Orchestra Performs at Kleinhans Music Hall

    On Saturday, January 21st, the Springville-GI High School Orchestra performed at Kleinhans Music Hall in Buffalo, prior to that evening’s Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) concert.  This performance was part of the “Community Spotlight” program, which provides the opportunity for school … Continued

  • February 13, 2017
    SGI To Host FFA District Leadership Development Competitions- Feb 28th

    On Tuesday, February 28th, the Springville FFA chapter will be hosting FFA chapters from across WNY in the District Leadership Development Competitions. This event will run from approximately 3:30 to 6:30 PM. Competitions include: Prepared speeches (for both middle school … Continued

  • February 13, 2017
    SGI Varsity Bowling Report

    The Springville Varsity Girls & Boys bowling teams completed their regular seasons with a home match on January 31st against Lackawanna and an away match on February 6th at Eden. The girls won both matches, by a score of 7-0 … Continued

  • February 7, 2017
    Boys Swimming and Diving Team attended the Class C Championships

    On February 3rd and 4th the Boys Swimming and Diving Team attended the Class C Championships.  Springville was able to finish 6th out of 14 competing schools, with only 6 athletes having qualified and being able to attend the meet.  … Continued

  • February 7, 2017
    NCAA Division III Resources

    More than 180,000 student-athletes at 450 institutions make up Division III, the largest NCAA division both in number of participants and number of schools. The Division III experience offers participation in a competitive athletic environment that pushes student-athletes to excel … Continued

  • February 3, 2017
    BPO Kids for Exceptional Kids!

    BPO Kids is a classical concert series just for kids and a great way to introduce children to a lifelong love of music. Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo has partnered with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to provide a special discount just to … Continued

  • February 2, 2017
    Candidates for Membership on the Board of Education

    At the May 16, 2017 Annual School Budget Vote and Election of School Board Members, there will be four (4) at-large Board of Education vacancies on the ballot. The three candidates receiving the highest vote totals shall each be elected to … Continued

  • January 26, 2017
    Boys Varsity Griffins Swimming and Diving – Final Meet

    For the final meet of the season, the Boys Varsity Griffins hosted the Saint Francis High School Swim Team.  With it being the final meet, the Griffins also had the opportunity to honor their three seniors; Bret DeFrain, Kurt Uschold, … Continued

  • January 23, 2017
    Great Kindness Challenge – January 23-27

    Because all kids deserve to learn in a safe, supportive and caring environment Springville Middle School will be participating in the 2017 Great Kindness Challenge. Held annually the last weekend in January, the Great Kindness Challenge provides powerful tools that … Continued

  • January 23, 2017
    Varsity Boys Swimming and Diving Compete Against Eden

    On Friday Night, the Varsity Boys Swimming and Diving traveled to Eden for their final away meet of the season.  The result would determine who would be taking 2nd place in the division behind East Aurora. Ultimately the Eden Dolphins … Continued

  • January 23, 2017
    Russell and Sacilowski Break School Records

    WNY Section 5 and Section 6 track teams squared off against each other this past weekend at a meet held at Houghton College. During the highly anticipated event, SGI proved to be a team full of competitive athletes willing to … Continued

  • January 23, 2017
    Varsity Girls Basketball Take On Cleve Hill

    The varsity girls basketball team dropped a tough game on the road Friday night to the number 6 small school in WNY, Cleve Hill, by a score of 42-35. The girls were down by as much as 11 points in … Continued

  • January 19, 2017
    Roundball Rumble for Roswell

    Springville-Griffith Institute has a variety electives offered for all high school students.  One of the business electives offered is Sports Marketing.  In the Sports Marketing class, there are students from 10th, 11th and 12th grades.  In order to give the … Continued

  • January 18, 2017
    Varsity Swimming and Diving Advance To 7-2

    On Tuesday January 17th, Springville Boys Varsity Swimming and Diving hosted Sweet Home’s Swimming and Diving Team.  Although the Final Result was a loss for the Griffins, due to the overall competitive nature of the meet due to the level … Continued

  • January 17, 2017
    Grade 4 Poetry Unit

    After studying the works of Robert Frost, Walter Dean Myers and Valeria Worth the students in Mrs. Gallivan and Mrs. MacSwan’s fourth grade class wrote their own poems. The inspired poems focused on a variety of poetry elements including repetition, … Continued

  • January 17, 2017
    Varsity Basketball Drops Game to Holland 41-28

    The varsity girls basketball team dropped a tough game on Friday night to Holland by a score of 41-28. The girls defense was fantastic throughout the night, the major issues which led to the loss was Hollands aggressive offensive rebounding … Continued