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
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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
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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
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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/
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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
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All-Band concert.
All-Band concert
All-Band concert
Join the #GriffinFamily as SGI's DISTRICT TREASURER. Bachelor's in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field and 1-2 years in public fund accounting desired. Send letter of interest and resume to jcarlton@springvillegi.org or visit wnyric.org/application by June 17.
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We're Hiring! District Treasurer. Anticipated start: July 13, 2022. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or related field.  1-2 years in public fund accounting desired.  Apply at  http://www.wnyric.org/application. DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Friday,  June 17, 2022.
Congratulations to our SGI strings students who did an incredible job at last night’s All-Orchestra Concert! 🎶 #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
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SGI All-Orchestra concert.
Sixth graders in Carla Roetzer's class at SMS recently received a visit from retired principal Steve Bell, who led a drum circle to help them develop team building skills! Since retiring in 2004, Mr. Bell has dedicated his time to teaching "Unity Through Rhythm." 🥁 #SGIStrong
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Steve Bell
Hands on a drum
Students drumming
A student and teacher drum together
Tractor Day wouldn't have been complete without a parade around the bus loop at Springville Middle School! 🚜 Thanks to our SGI High School students who participated! #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
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Images from the SGI Tractor Parade.
SGI Tractor Parade.
Students wave paper tractors in the air to welcome the SGI HS students during the Tractor Parade.
SGI Tractor Parade.
The Reynolds Battery, a group of local Civil War re-enactors, returned to Springville Middle School on Friday for "Civil War Day." Mrs. DuClon even had the chance to fire the cannon! Thanks to these incredible volunteers for bringing history to life for our students! #SGIStrong
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Civil War demonstration at SMS.
Civil War demonstration at SMS.
Members of the Reynolds Company light a canon.
SMS Principal Shanda DuClon and former administrator John Baronich prepare a Civil War canon from firing.
A great tradition returned to SGI High School this morning … Happy Tractor Day! 🚜 #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
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Students arriving to school on their tractors.
Students stand in front of their tractors.
Students stand in front of their tractors.
The rain held off and our SGI choruses did an incredible job last night during the All-Chorus Concert at the HS! Students in grades 3-12 even performed “Do You Hear The People Sing? from Les Miserables as a grand finale! Congratulations to our choral students! 🎶 #SGIStrong
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Combined SGI choirs.
If you're over the age of 16, hold working papers, a drivers license, and are able to operate landscaping equipment & tools, join us as a SUMMER LABORER. Materials due to the SGI District Office by FRIDAY, JUNE 3. https://www.springvillegi.org/page/employment-opportunities
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SUMMER LABORERS. Maintenance of District Buildings and Grounds including but not limited to landscaping, mowing, and cleaning. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities.Drivers License Able to operate landscaping equipment and tools. Age 16 and over with working papers. DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Friday,  June 3, 2022.Send Letter of Interest & Resume To:  Arianne Johnson SGI CSD District Office 267 Newman Street Springville, NY 14141.
REMINDER: The SGI All-Chorus Concert, featuring student musicians in grades 3-12, will take place TONIGHT (Wednesday, June 1) at 6:30 p.m. outside on the front steps of SGI High School. CONCERT PARKING INFO: https://www.springvillegi.org/article/757192 #RedefiningRural
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All-Chorus Concert. Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. SGI High School Front Steps.
Big news: Thanks to increased state funding, SGI will offer FOUR Universal Pre-K options for the '22-23 school year! 👫FULL DAY @ Colden Elementary or Early Bird Child Care 👫HALF DAY A.M. or P.M. @ Early Bird. Apply by June 10. Call 592-3217 for more info. #SGIStrong
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Universal Pre-Kindergarten. Four options available for the 2022-23 school year. Full day at Colden Elementary School and Early Bird Child Care Center. Half Day in the morning and afternoon at Early Bird Child Care Center. Space is limited. Deadline to apply: June 10. Call (716) 592-3217.
Today, we honor and remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. In observance of #MemorialDay, Springville-Griffith Institute CSD is CLOSED today (Monday, May 30, 2022). School will resume on Tuesday, May 31. #SGIStrong
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Memorial Day. Remember & Honor. The SGI Griffin. Monday, May 30, 2022.
Thanks to our the Colden Elementary School PTA, students had the chance to hear a presentation from Mr. Zymanek from the Hawk Creek Wildlife Center on Wednesday! Students had the chance to see a falcon, owl, tortoise, possum, and skunk up close! #RedefiningRural #SGIStrong
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Matt Zymanek teaches students about a falcon.
Students participate in an exercise during a presentation from Hawk Creek Wildlife Center.
Students listen to a presentation from Hawk Creek Wildlife Center.
Students listen to a presentation to Hawk Creek Wildlife Center.
Springville Elementary School went "Bald for Bucks" today, raising $4,500 to support Roswell Park Cancer Institute! 💈 Thanks to everyone who contributed to this important cause! #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural
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A student and his family pose and smile.
A student and their family pose and smile.
A student smiles after getting their hair cut for Bald for Bucks.
A student gets their hair cut.
WE'RE HIRING! Join the #SGIFamily as a SUBSTITUTE GROUNDSKEEPER. Must have a High School diploma or equivalent and a NYS Driver's License. Call (716) 592-3208 for more information or visit springvillegi.org/page/employment-opportunities. Application due by May 31, 2022.
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We're Hiring. Join The #GriffinFamily!
Our SGI Transportation Department honored longtime bus driver Bob Thurber over the weekend. Mr. Thurber recently retired after transporting SGI students since 2003! We are so grateful for his service to our students and community! #SGIStrong #RedefiningRural
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Bob Thurber