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
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SGI students and seniors from the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home stand together in the main foyer at Springville High School.
Well Done 2022 Graduate Advice Basket
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 stand in front of their tractors.
Students arriving to school on 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.