"I'm glad she has a teacher like you in her life." Thanks to Tasha, mother of Lauren, for sharing the following message for Mr. Beiter at Springville Middle School this #TeacherAppreciationWeek! ๐ŸŽ #TeacherAppreciationWeek2022 #SGIStrong
14 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Thank you for all of your kindness and wisdom you have shown Lauren ... I'm glad she has a teacher like you in her life. From Tasha, mother of Lauren.
Our next #TeacherAppreciationWeek Virtual Postcard is addressed to Mr. Dygert, a special education math teacher at SHS. "Youโ€™re one of the special teachers that have touched our family." #TeacherAppreciationWeek2022 #VirtualPostcard #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
15 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Virtual Postcard for Ryan Dygert: Mr. Dygert has given my son his self confidence back by encouraging him to go out for the swim team and by showing him his progress and improvement. Mr. Dygert, you're one of the special teachers that have touched our family. Thank you for everything you have done for Justin." From Erin, mother of Justin.
Our first Virtual Postcard for #TeacherAppreciationWeek comes from alum, Onna (Wilson) Hacker, for Mrs. Benstead at SES! "Thank you for not only being a pillar in my childhood education, but for being a mentor & friend as I followed my music education dreams!" #SGIStrong
15 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Teacher Appreciation Week Virtual Postcard to Mrs. Donna Benstead, Springville Elementary School. "Thank you for not only being a pillar in my childhood education but for being a mentor and friend as I followed my music education dreams. I appreciate you more thank you know" (heart). From, Onna (Wilson) Hacker, SGI Graduate.
"The duties of a teacher are neither few nor small, but they elevate the mind & give energy to the character." - Dorothea Dix To the incredible educators of Springville-Griffith Institute CSD: Thank you for the impact you make on our students. Thanks to those who submitted virtual postcards, we'll be celebrating teachers all week on our SGI platforms for #TeacherAppreciationWeek! Stay tuned! #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural
16 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK, May 2-6, 2022. Thank you, Teachers!
We know you've already circled May 17 for the Annual School Budget Vote & School Board Election, but make sure to save the dates below for the Public Budget Hearing on May 10 and Voter Registration on May 12. Learn more: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/724960. #SGIStrong
16 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Save the Dates: Public Budget Hearing Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Middle School Library Media Center. Voter Registration* Thursday, May 12, 2022 12 noon to 8 p.m. at the three voting locations: High School Library Media Center Colden Elementary School Collins Center Fire Hall. *Registration only needed for those uneligible to vote on May 17 without preregistration. Visit 'Voter Lookup' at elections.erie.gov to check your voter status..
Are you eligible to vote in the May 17 Annual School Budget Vote & School Board Election? Do you need to register? Do you need an Absentee Ballot? Check out the information below or visit: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/724960. #SGIStrong
18 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
You may vote on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 without pre-registration on Thursday, May 12 if you are a registered voter with the school district.  You are considered a registered voter with the school district if you have voted in at least one school vote since 2018. You are also eligible to vote without pre-registration if you are a registered voter with the Erie or Cattaraugus County Boards of Election and meet the residency requirements.   You can check online to see if you are a registered voter with the Erie County Board of Elections by visiting their website at www.elections.erie.gov, click on the โ€˜Voter Lookupโ€™ box--then proceed to enter the information requested.   If you need additional assistance or information on whether or not you are already eligible to vote on Tuesday, May 17, without preregistering, contact the District Clerk at 716-592-3230 or via email at ktucker@springvillegi.org.
If you are currently not eligible to vote on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 without preregistration, Voter Registration Day is scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2022 between the hours of 12 noon and 8:00 pm at the following locations:  High School Library Media Center Colden Elementary School Collins Center Fire Hall  You must register at the polling location you are assigned to, which is based upon the location of your residence and which voting district your residence is located in. If you need information on which voting district your residence is located in, please contact the District Clerk at 716-592-3230 or via email at ktucker@springvillegi.org.
Absentee ballot applications are available from the District Clerk in the Superintendentโ€™s Office at SGI Middle School. Contact the the District Clerk at 716-592-3230 or at ktucker@springvillegi.org to request an application for an absentee ballot.   Once your application is completed, returned to the District Clerk, and verified that claimant is entitled to vote, ballots will be mailed or given to the applicant(s) in person if hand delivered.  Applications for absentee ballots must be received by the District Clerk at least 7 days before the vote (by Tuesday, May 10) if the ballot is to be mailed to the voter, or the day before the election (Monday, May 16) if the ballot is to be delivered personally to the voter.   Individuals who are registered with the Erie County or Cattaraugus County Board of Elections as permanently disabled/confined or as a military absentee voter will automatically be mailed an absentee ballot.
The Erie County Sherriff's Office and the Department of Homeland Security, and #SGI will host an Internet Safety Night for K-12 parents on Monday, May 9 at 6 p.m. in the SGI High School Auditorium. More information: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/707459 #SGIStrong
19 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
INTERNET SAFETY NIGHT on Monday, May 9 at SGI High School Auditorium.
Two propositions and five candidates for the Springville-Griffith Institute CSD School Board will be on the ballot for the Annual Budget Vote & School Board Election on May 17. Check out specifics below and stay tuned for more information here and at springvillegi.org. #SGIStrong
19 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
2022-23 Budget Vote & School Board Election . Tuesday, May 17, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
What's on the ballot?  Two Propositions. Proposition No. 1 -  Approval of Basic Budget in the Amount of $43,423,097.  Proposition No. 2 -  Acquisition of School Buses and Similar Vehicles  (and Related Equipment).  Approximate Total Cost Not To Exceed $715,379.
Who's on the ballot? FIVE candidates to fill  TWO (2) three-year terms & ONE (1) two-year term. In order of appearance on the ballot: Joseph M. Lowry III, Bryon Bobseine, Theodore J. (Ted) Winkey, Brett Landsman, Michele Idzik
Polling Locations: You must register and/or vote at the polling location you are assigned to, which is based upon the location of your residence and which voting district your residence is located in.  1. High School Library Media Center, 290 North Buffalo Street, Springville. 2.  Colden Elementary School, 8263 Boston-Colden Road, Colden. Collins Center Fire Hall, Main Street, Collins Center.
๐—œ๐—ง'๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ง๐—›๐—”๐—ก๐—ž ๐—” ๐—ง๐—˜๐—”๐—–๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ! Next week, May 2-6, marks #TeacherAppreciationWeek. Join SGI in celebrating by thanking one of your favorite educators! Simply fill out this form for a VIRTUAL POSTCARD (example shown here) and we will share your kindness with our instructional staff: https://forms.gle/aMGvqhAmYXJ4z693A Please note: this is open to families, students, alumni, and community members. #ThankATeacher
21 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Mock image of a postcard to an SGI Teacher
WE'RE HIRING! SGI is searching for an AUDIO-VISUAL TECHNICIAN MANAGER and MIDDLE SCHOOL LUNCH MONITOR. Learn more about these NON-INSTRUCTIONAL positions and the qualifications necessary at https://www.springvillegi.org/page/employment-opportunities #SGIStrong
21 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
We're Hiring! Join the Griffin Family as an Audio-Visual Technician Manager or Lunch Monitor (Middle School). Learn more by visiting springvillegi.org or by calling (716) 592-3228 for more info.
Great story from this week's Springville Journal on twins Jason and Justin Buczek, who are playing together on the SGI baseball team for the first time since the 8th grade! โšพ Read more: https://www.springvillejournal.com/articles/buczeks-reunite-for-final-s-gi-sports-season/
25 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Jason Buczek, left, and Justin Buczek, right.
Grateful for this plot of Earth on which we get to learn and teach. ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒ„ Happy #EarthDay, SGI! #EarthDay2022 #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
26 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
The backyard of Springville Middle School.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! SGI High School will present "Almost, Maine" by John Cariani on April 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. Produced and directed by students, this show is nine short plays that explore love and loss in an town called Almost, Maine. Tickets can be purchased upon arrival. ๐ŸŽญ
27 days ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Almost, Maine poster with show times and dates on April 28 and 29, both at 7 p.m.
A WINTER TO REMEMBER: Our SGI Winter Athletes had some incredible success stories this season! Learn more about our standout teams and athletes on pages 6 and 7 of this month's edition of the #SGI Bulletin! Go, Griffs! #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Image of the SGI Bulletin
Image of the SGI Bulletin
Happy Spring Recess, #GriffinFamily! We hope you enjoy the week off. We'll see you back at school on April 18! #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural #WeAreSGI
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Spring Recess April 11-15, 2022
Springville Elementary fifth grader, Briar R. Johnson, donated $290.00 to P.U.N.T. Pediatric Cancer Collaborative. In lieu of gifts, she asked her birthday guests to make a monetary donation or bring a gift card to help the P.U.N.T. families of WNY. P.U.N.T. provides local families affected by pediatric cancer with support and opportunities to improve their quality of life. #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Briar Rose Johnson
Briar Rose Johnson
PLEASE NOTE: Due to inclement weather, the Walk for Peace this evening has been moved to inside SGI High School. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:30 and donations for Ukraine will still be graciously accepted. #SGIStrong
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Walk for Peace INSIDE
Has this month's edition of the #SGI Bulletin reached your doorstep yet? It's filled with so many great stories! ๐ŸŽญPhotos from the HS Musical ๐Ÿ’ฏCoverage from the #100thDayOfSchool ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŒพInfo on #FarmToSGI & more! Read it at springvillegi.org/page/bulletin #SGIStrong
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Image of the front page of the SGI Bulletin
April 4-8 marks #NationalAssistantPrincipalsWeek! Join us in thanking our two SGI assistant principals --- Mrs. Gow and Mr. DeMartino. We appreciate all you do for the students of SGI! ๐ŸŽ‰ #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Friday, April 8 has been designated as a regional "Day of Peace" for Ukraine. In solidarity with school districts across WNY, the SGI Class of 2022, FFA, and HS Student Council will host a "Walk for Peace" on Thursday, April 7 from 7:30-8:30 at the SGI HS Track. #WNY4Peace
about 1 month ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Springville-Griffith Institute celebrates a Walk for Peace on April 7, 2022 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the SGI High School Track. Activities and family fun. Donations for Ukraine are gratefully accepted. The poster also includes a sunflower, the SGI logo and the words "Stand with Ukraine."