SGI HS is seeking a NYS licensed RN to serve as School Nurse. Work year is the same as teachers; health insurance and benefits available. Send a cover letter and resume via email to Joseph DeMartino, asst. HS principal at jdemartino@springvillegi.org by JULY 13. #SGIStrong
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
We're Hiring. Join The #GriffinFamily!
SGI Buildings & Grounds Director Dave Seiflein presented staff member Jacob Riter with the district's 2022 Employee of the Year Award during last week's Staff Recognition breakfast! More: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/771522 #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Jacob Riter and Dave Seiflein
#SGI was proud to welcome home Kate Riffee, '76 to deliver the keynote address at Saturday's Commencement. Kate retired from Ohio State in 2015 after 35 years of service, most of which in Student Athlete Support Services. MORE: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/771974
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Kate Riffee
SGI recently honored its employees during the Staff Recognition Ceremony. Congratulations to SMS 6th grade teacher Carla Roetzer on being honored as the 2022 Teacher of the Year! More: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/771522 #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Carla Roetzer
The sign says it so it must be true: SUMMER is HERE! Have a wonderful summer, SGI! We’ll see you in September! #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
SGI Middle School “Have a Great Summer!"
Retirees Sherry Bligh, Judy Bohrer, Ed Golabek, Tina Kwiatkowski, Diane McWhirter, Kathy Piatko, Bob Thurber, Kathy Townsend, & Tim Ulinger were honored during Staff Recognition today. Congratulations & THANK YOU for your service! https://www.springvillegi.org/article/771522
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Tina Kwiatkowski hugs Allison Duwe
We conclude our Countdown with Austin Yetter, valedictorian of the SGI Class of 2022. Austin is son of Robert & Terri Yetter. He will attend the University at Buffalo to study Biomedical Engineering. Congratulations to our graduating seniors! #RedefiningRural #ClassOf2022
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Austin Yetter, valedictorian of the Springville-Griffith Institute High School Class of 2022, is the son of Robert and Terri Yetter. He will attend the University at Buffalo to study Biomedical Engineering.     At SGI, Yetter has been involved with Cross Country, Golf, Swimming, Track and Field, Baseball, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Pit Orchestra for the musical, Chorus, Chamber Choir, Key Club, and National Honor Society.   He finished with the highest score on the algebra and geometry regents and was awarded the Excellence in Chemistry, Society of Mayflower Descendents, Excellence in U.S. History Award, and Air Force Recruiting Service Mathematics and Science awards. He also was named the cross country team’s most valuable player in 2020 and 2021 and was also the MVP of the swim team in 2020, 2021, and 2022. He was also named an AP Scholar with Honor and received a PSAT/NMSQT Letter of Commendation.   His hobbies and interests include going to the gym, disc golf, swimming, golfing, surfing, jigsaw puzzles, and reading science articles.
Our countdown continues with Megan Schneider, salutatorian of the Springville-Griffith Institute Class of 2022. Megan is the daughter of William and Andrea Schneider. She will attend D’Youville University to study Occupational Therapy. #RedefiningRural #ClassOf2022
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Megan Schneider, salutatorian for the Springville-Griffith Institute High School Class of 2022, is the daughter of William and Andrea Schneider. She will attend D’Youville University to study Occupational Therapy.     At SGI, she was involved with National Honor Society, Key Club, Marching Band, Jazz Band, Band, Orchestra, Chorus, Chamber Choir, Student Government, Bowling Team, Musical, Science Olympiad, All County, and Area All State Band ensembles.   Schneider received the Certificate of Achievement in Spanish, US Navy Outstanding Scholar, and AP School with Honors awards.   Her hobbies and interests include baking, reading, canoeing, hiking, spending time with my dogs, cats, and horses, traveling, playing instruments, art, shuffleboard, walking, music, downhill and cross country skiing, and metal detecting.
SENIOR-TO-SENIOR: Ahead of their graduation this weekend, senior citizens from the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home made a card for every Class of 2022 Senior with friendly advice for the students as they complete their time at SGI! What a wonderful gesture! #RedefiningRural
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Well Done 2022 Graduate Advice Basket
SGI students and seniors from the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home stand together in the main foyer at Springville High School.
We continue our Class of 2022 Top 10 Countdown with No. 3, Abigail Fruehauf. Abigail is the daughter of Karl and Robin Fruehauf and will attend Gannon University next fall. #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong #ClassOf2022
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Abigail Fruehauf is the daughter of Karl and Robin Fruehauf and will attend Gannon University next fall.     At SGI, she served as Student Council Treasurer, Key Club President, NHS Vice President, and participated in Musical, Chorus, Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Science Olympiad, and Cross Country.   Fruehauf received the President's Education Outstanding Academic Excellence award,  Biology Science Award from the New York State Science Education Leadership Association,  U.S. Department of Energy Certificate of Recognition for Achievement in Physics, Society of the Mayflower Descendants Award for US History, Mathematics Achievement Certificates for Math League, Certificate of Excellence in Spanish, Mathematics and Science Award from the Air Force Recruiting Service.  Her hobbies and interests include dancing, reading, baking, listening to music, singing, driving, eating, swimming, hiking, paddle boarding, spending time with friends, piano, and skateboarding.
Our Class of 2022 Top 10 Countdown continues with No. 4, Marinna Heichberger. Marinna is the daughter of Mark and Gretchen Heichberger. She will attend RIT to major in Science Exploration, where she will be a member of the Track and Field team. #RedefiningRural #ClassOf2022
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Marinna Hechberger is the daughter of Mark and Gretchen Heichberger. She will attend Rochester Institute of Technology to major in Science Exploration, where she will be a member of the Track and Field team.     At SGI, Heichberger served as Varsity Volleyball Captain, Varsity Track and Field Captain, and Student Council President, and participated in Varsity Tennis, Varsity Basketball, Science Olympiad, SADD Club, Key Club, and National Honor Society.  Her awards and honors include Student of the Month. Distinguished Character, All WNY Scholar Athlete, Sectional Champion in Track and Field and Volleyball, Field MVP for Small Schools in Indoor Track, Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award and Scholarship, and the Brooke Walker Life Award  Her hobbies and interests include cooking, sports, hiking, pickleball, and traveling.
It's Graduation Week! We continue our Class of 2022 Countdown with No. 5, Scott Russell, the son of Chad and Jill Russell. Scott will attend the University at Buffalo’s Honor College to study Biomedical Engineering this fall. #RedefiningRural #ClassOf2022
3 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Scott Russell is the son of Chad and Jill Russell and will attend the University at Buffalo’s Honor College to study Biomedical Engineering. At SGI, Russell participated in golf, basketball, tennis, baseball, key club, and jazz band. He received an AP Scholar Award and his hobbies and interests include athletics and working on engines.
SGI is so proud of social studies teacher and 2020 National Teachers Hall of Fame inductee, Andrew Beiter! Mr. Beiter’s induction ceremony takes place this evening in Emporia, Kansas and will be live streamed at 8:15 p.m. Visit www.emporia.edu/live to watch! 🌎 #SGIStrong
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Andrew Beiter
We continue our celebration of the SGI Class of 2022 Top 10 with No. 6, Jessica Nguyen. Jessica Nguyen is the daughter of Kai Lai Zhang and Hua Mei Chen and will attend Rochester Institute of Technology to study Computer Science next fall! #RedefiningRural #ClassOf2022
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Jessica Nguyen is the daughter of Kai Lai Zhang and Hua Mei Chen and will attend Rochester Institute of Technology to study Computer Science next fall. Her hobbies and interests include writing commentaries, reading, gaming, and listening to podcasts.
We continue our celebration of the SGI Class of 2022 Top 10 with No. 7, Brett Blesy! The son of Nathan and Barbara Blesy, he will attend Cornell University to study Dairy Science and Management this fall. #ClassOf2022 #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Brett Blesy is the son of Nathan and Barbara Blesy and will attend Cornell University to study Dairy Science and Management this fall.  At SGI, Blesy was involved in FFA, NHS, and Marching Band. His hobbies and interests include Soccer, farming, teaching about agriculture, and working outside.
We continue our celebration of the SGI Class of 2022 Top 10 with Kaitlyn Kowalski, the daughter of James & Kimberly Kowalski. She will attend D’Youville University to pursue a career as a Physicians Assistant. #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong #ClassOf2022
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Kaitlyn Kowalski is the daughter of James and Kimberly Kowalski. Next fall, she will attend D’Youville University to pursue a career as a Physicians Assistant.   At SGI, Kowalski was involved in Chorus, Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Musicals, National Honor Society, Science Olympiad, All County ECMEA, Morning Announcements, and NYSSMA. Her honors and awards include Student of the Month for Spanish (9th Grade), Student of the Month for Distinguished Character (11th grade), Honor Roll Award (every semester of high school), George Eastman Young Leader Award, High Academic Math Award, and a $40,000 scholarship to University of Rochester.   Her hobbies and interests include playing instruments (violin, guitar, and piano), singing, cooking, volunteering in the community, and learning about the medical field.
We continue our celebration of the SGI Class of 2022 Top 10 with Erin Drewiega, the daughter of Steven Drewiega and Carrie Bragg. She will attend Alfred State College to study Diagnostic Medical Sonography in the fall. #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong #ClassOf2022
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Erin Drewiega is the daughter of Steven Drewiega and Carrie Bragg. She will attend Alfred State College to study Diagnostic Medical Sonography.   At SGI, Drewiega was involved in National Honor Society, WNY Flash Academy, Varsity Girls Soccer, Varsity Outdoor and Indoor track. Varsity Cross Country, Math League, and Student Council. Her honors and awards include All Team WNY Midfielder for ECIC 4 (Girls Varsity Soccer) 2021-2022, two-time ECIC 1st team (2020-2022), and ECIC 2nd team (2019-2020).   Her hobbies and interests include soccer, going to the gym, reading, cooking and baking.
We begin our celebration of the SGI Class of 2022 Top 10 with No. 10, Leiann Kief, the daughter of Brian and Janice Kief. Leiann will attend SUNY Oswego in the fall to study Graphic Design. #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong #ClassOf2022
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Leiann Kief is the daughter of Brian and Janice Kief. She’ll attend SUNY Oswego in the fall to study Graphic Design.   At SGI, she was an active member of Chorus, Chamber Choir, Yearbook, Art Club, National Honor Society, and Musical. She was also the class treasurer for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade. She received the American Legion Growth Award, Prestigious Spanish Award, and President's Award for Educational Excellence.   Her hobbies and interests include painting, digital art, skiing, spending time with friends, and listening to music.
Our SMS students who had the chance to travel to Highmark Stadium and meet Buffalo Bills wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie to celebrate being a Play 60 TOUCHDOWN School! https://www.springvillejournal.com/articles/s-gi-students-attend-fuel-up-to-play-60-event-at-highmark-stadium/
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
Springville Middle School students with Isaiah McKenzie from the Buffalo Bills.
It was another great night to be a Griffin! Congratulations to the SGI instrumental students who performed at last night’s All-Band Concert outside the high school! 🎶 #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
4 months ago, Springville-Griffith Institute Public Relations
All-Band concert.
All-Band concert
All-Band concert