• January 21, 2020
    Kindergarten Registration

    Screening for children eligible to enter kindergarten in September 2020 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

  • January 21, 2020
    SGI’s Wyatt Fuller Places 3rd in Swimming Invitational

    The 45th Annual Lockport Diving Invitational was held this past Saturday; 1/18. Seventeen divers from 11 WNY school districts competed in this 11 dive competition. Joseph Victor from St. Francis High School finished in first place with a total score of 550.55. … Continued

  • January 16, 2020
    Bowling Teams Both Improve

    The boys bowling team won their third match in a row yesterday defeating Lackawanna and improving their record to 4-2.  Simon George had the high game with a 200 The girls team remained undefeated at 6-0 yesterday beating Lackawanna as … Continued

  • January 16, 2020
    Girls Modified Basketball

    The Girls modified basketball team had a dominant 39-10 victory over Depew this week. Kaitlyn Hender led the scoring with a 10 point night. Mia Rodgers had a great night with 9 points, a big block, and scored the Lady … Continued

  • January 13, 2020
    Swimming & Diving

    Saturday January 11th, the Springville Divers traveled to Lakeshore to take part in the first Chris Ignatowski Memorial Diving Invitational.  Wyatt Fuller, Ben Sullivan, and Austin Yetter competed in the 11 dive competition, with this being the latter two’s first … Continued

  • January 13, 2020
    Boys JV Basketball Update

    Friday night the boys JV basketball team improved their record to 7 wins and 3 losses with a 45-34 victory over East Aurora.  The game was won with a collective defensive effort forcing East Aurora into multiple turnovers, and control … Continued

  • January 10, 2020
    New Middle School Library Media Center Impresses Students and Staff

    Looks of awe and amazement covered the faces of students as they saw the brand-new Library Media Center at Springville Middle School when it opened on January 7. Students commented on the amazing transformation of the library to a larger … Continued

  • January 10, 2020
    SGI Seeks TIES Coordinator

    Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District is seeking a parent for the part-time position of TIES Coordinator. TIES (Together Including Every Student) is a program that promotes the participation of children/young adults with developmental disabilities in extracurricular/community activities by providing effective … Continued

  • January 8, 2020
    Lifeguard Course Returns to SGI

    Lifeguarding and water safety courses will be offered to the community through Springville-Griffith Institute this winter. The American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course, CPR/AED/First Aid training and Waterfront Certification will all be offered. Karen Reynolds and Christy Komenda will be teaching … Continued

  • January 3, 2020
    High School January Exam Schedule

    Dear Families: I hope this correspondence finds you well after the holiday season.  The purpose of this letter is to provide you with additional information concerning the upcoming Regents/Midterm Exam Week scheduled for January 22-24. From  Wednesday, January 22nd through … Continued

  • December 18, 2019
    Teaching Swimming in Elementary PE

    MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT: Before I get to changes at SGI, I’d like to share something personal. I remember the first time I mastered “floating” in the pool. I was in the 8th grade and my best friend’s sisters took … Continued

  • December 18, 2019
    Read To Succeed

    Read To Succeed is a free program that allows students in grades K-6 to earn tickets to Six Flags Darien Lake just by reading six hours for fun. Here is how your child can earn a free ticket to Six … Continued

  • December 17, 2019
    SGI Bowling

    SGI Lady Griffins improved their record to a 2-0 record with a win over Pioneer Panthers at Cascade Lanes on December 16th.  Sonya Krezmiem had the highest score of the match up with 191. The SGI boys team dropped a … Continued

  • December 17, 2019
    Early Season Bowling Update

    Yesterday the girls bowling team improved to a 2-0 record with a win over Pioneer at Cascade Lanes. Sonya Krezmiem had the high game of the day with a 191.  The boys dropped a tough match to Pioneer yesterday taking their … Continued

  • December 17, 2019
    Middle School Climate Committee Enacts Change

    What started out as a simple class assignment turned into so much more at Springville Middle School. During the fall of 2018, students learned about climate change in both Mr. Beiter’s social studies classes as well as Mrs. Hughey’s science … Continued

  • December 17, 2019
    Varsity Girls Basketball Opens League Play

    The varsity girls basketball team opened up league play on Friday night and walked away with a 51-34 victory over the Depew Wildcats. The girls started off a little slowly in the beginning going down early but stormed back thanks to … Continued

  • December 10, 2019
    Varsity Girls Basketball Team Starts Strong

    The varsity girls basketball team has started their season 2-0 after a 50-32 win over Williamsville East in the first round of the Sacred Heart Tournament. The girls started off slowly going down 7-2 in the first quarter. They regained … Continued

  • December 10, 2019
    School Bus Drivers Wanted!

    Discover if School Bus Driving is Right for You If you can answer yes to any of these questions, maybe school bus driving is the career you’ve been looking for! Do you have great people skills and are you calm … Continued

  • December 10, 2019
    Middle School Recognitions – MP1

    Springville Middle School would like to congratulate the following students for making the first quarter Merit and Honor Roll. MP1 Merit Roll MP1 Honor Roll

  • December 10, 2019
    December Bulletin

    The District Bulletin is a monthly newsletter that provides readers with information regarding District news, student activities, classroom projects and special events.

  • December 9, 2019
    December 7th Fredonia College Indoor Track Meet

    Girls Team Highlights 55 hurdles Emily Schlemmer 3rd place 10.38 Sydney Wittmer 11.52 600 Jaime Dickenson 4th 1:56 55 dash Janay Ghani 4th 7.99 Sydney Wittmer 8.16 Shella Mae Navarro 9.44 Ronni Dufrane 9.5 1500 Sonya Krezmien 2nd 5:10 300 … Continued

  • December 9, 2019
    High School Recognitions – MP1

    Springville High School would like to congratulate the following students for making the first quarter Merit and Honor Roll. MP1 Merit Roll MP1 Honor Roll

  • November 26, 2019
    Students show a giving spirit

    The students at Springville-Griffith Institute CSD have come together to show their generosity and help out those in the Springville community this holiday season. Events at Colden Elementary, Springville Middle School and Springville-Griffith Institute High School all raised food and … Continued

  • November 25, 2019
    Middle School Musical Tickets

    Select the link below to order tickets for SGI Middle School’s production of Cinderella. https://springvillegi.ludus.com/

  • November 20, 2019
    School Safety When Alleged Threats Are Reported

    Message from the Superintendent of Schools, Kimberly Moritz On Monday and Tuesday of this week, we had two different incidents that captured the attention of our students, staff and families. Our SRO, Deputy Lundberg, our principals and I were well … Continued

  • November 18, 2019
    Springville-Griffith Institute Middle School Presents…Cinderella

    The magical tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess has a fresh new look!  Rodgers and Hammerstein’s version of this romantic and classic tale comes to life December 6 & 7, 2019.  Join … Continued

  • November 14, 2019
    SGI Insider

    High School Journalism Class Publications

  • November 12, 2019
    Colden Elementary Creepy Coin Toss

    The CES Student Council hosted the Creepy Coin Toss during our recent Fall Fest. The members of Student Council volunteered their time to assist other students who were participating. After the event, the student council sorted, counted, and wrapped all … Continued

  • November 12, 2019
    Top Ranked Runners

    Congratulations to Brett Russell, Sonya Krezmien and Jared Hecht.  The three athletes have continued to climb the ladder placing at Sectionals this past weekend.  The athletes will travel to Plattsburg next weekend to compete at the State Cross Country Invitational. … Continued

  • November 7, 2019
    Colden Fall Fest

    On Friday, October 25, 2019, the Colden Elementary PTA continued the tradition of hosting the annual Fall Fest. This year’s event started off with a chicken barbecue. The evening events included a haunted outside maze, face painting, indoor games, and … Continued

  • November 7, 2019
    Volleyball Team Battles Hard in Section B2 Finals

    The Springville volleyball squad traveled to North Tonawanda for the section B2 finals last night. The team was followed by a bus load of student fans who came to cheer on their team!The girls fought hard, but lost to Olean … Continued

  • November 6, 2019
    Volleyball Advances to Finals

    Congratulations to SGI Volleyball who defeated Depew in a Semi-Final match on Monday night. The team advances to the Finals tonight at North Tonawanda High School where they will take on the Olean Huskies. Event starts at 8pm.

  • November 4, 2019
    SGI Coaches Receive Award

    Congratulations to Bob Gainey and Joe Marvin who were recently honored at a special event held during a recent Buffalo Bills game. The two were named to the inaugural Project Play WNY Coaches Honor Roll. The regional award honored 125 … Continued

  • November 1, 2019
    Varsity Volleyball Advances

    Griffs volleyball won their first playoff match Friday night, beating Albion in 3 quick sets. 25-12, 25-22, 25-16. All 11 teammates contributed to the win, with Ivette Lewandowski and Marie Emerling totaling 7 kills from the right side, Rachel Stressinger … Continued

  • October 22, 2019
    SGI Teacher Has Work Featured in Exhibition

    When Karen Eckert isn’t teaching high school English at Springville-Griffith Institute High School, you may find her working on The Poeta Project. Through her time as a teacher, Eckert saw something troubling in high schools: students holding back creatively and … Continued

  • October 22, 2019
    Benjamin Higgins Reaches New Tech Achievement

    Benjamin Higgins, Tech Integration Specialist at SGI, has become an ISTE- Certified Educator. ISTE- Certified Educators focus on using technology to transform learning and improve student outcomes.  The ISTE-certification process requires extensive learning and work on the part of the educator. “The … Continued

  • October 22, 2019
    JV Girls Volleyball Finishes Season with a Win

    JV Girls Volleyball team won their final match Friday night against Maryvale by 3-0, with scores of 25-10, 25-13, and 25-15.  MacKenzie Owens had a season high 12 kills, McKenzie Steff and Alicia Sipes both contributed 4 kills, and Mia … Continued

  • October 17, 2019
    A Big Thank You to S-GI School Board Members!

    The week of October 21-25 is New York State School Board Recognition Week.  Our SGI School Board members are elected officials who volunteer countless hours while serving on the Board, and they put in many long hours of School Board … Continued

  • October 17, 2019
    Building a Stronger Safety Culture in the SGI Community

    From Ann Rugg, Transportation Supervisor at SGI: October 21st is the beginning of School Bus Safety Week and is also the beginning of Safe Schools Week. Safety, however, cannot be limited to just one week or three bus drills per … Continued

  • October 17, 2019
    McNamara Quinn Earns All ECIC All Star Honors

    On Tuesday, October 15th, the ECIC golf tournament was held at the Tan Tara Golf Course in Tonawanda.  Springville’s McNamara Quinn finished in 6th place out of a field of 55 participants.  McNamara shot a seven over par 79 to qualify … Continued

  • October 17, 2019
    SGI Girls Tennis Awarded at ECIC

    The varsity girls tennis team sent three representatives to ECIC’s on Friday afternoon and came away with an excellent showing. In first singles action Lily Vanuga advanced past the first round with a resounding straight set win over the first … Continued

  • October 17, 2019
    Swim Team Impresses at Final Swim of Season

    This past Saturday these 7 young ladies went to the B meet in Maryvale for their final swim of the season. Maggie Parish dropped 4 seconds in her 200 free swim and took 5th place. Taylor Casey dropped 1.2 seconds in 50 free, … Continued

  • October 17, 2019
    Volleyball Teams Finish Home Regular Season Play with Wins

    Congrats to Springville varsity volleyball for their quick win against Lake Shore 3-0 on Tuesday night! It was Senior night for Ivette Lewandowski and Emily Ehlers. The team is now 9-2 in their division. The final division game of regular … Continued

  • October 16, 2019
    SGI INSIDER

    High School Journalism Class Publication – Oct 2019

  • October 10, 2019
    New School Resource Officer Coming to SGI

    Springville-Griffith Institute CSD will be welcoming a new full-time school resource officer in a few days. Rick Lundberg of the Erie County Sherriff’s office, known as Deputy Rick, will be joining the SGI team. Lundberg has served as a police … Continued

  • October 9, 2019
    Varsity Girls Tennis Finishes Regular Season with Win

    The varsity girls tennis team completed their regular season on Monday by defeating a scrappy Eden team 3-2. Winning the first point on the day was Haylee Cerrone. She won her match 6-1, 6-4. Cerrone played a clean game and … Continued

  • October 9, 2019
    Miss Brooke Adams Named Colden Elementary Principal

    Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District is pleased to introduce Miss Brooke Adams as the new Principal of Colden Elementary School. Miss Adams was board approved at the October 8, 2019 Board of Education meeting and will start at Colden Elementary … Continued

  • October 8, 2019
    SGI Volleyball Gets 2 Big Wins versus Ellicottville

    The JV girls volleyball team defeated Ellicottville 3-0 on Monday night.  The Lady Griff’s out scored the Eagles 25-15 and 25-11 the first two games with 6 kills by MacKenzie Owens, 9 assists by Lauren Frescella and serving lead by … Continued

  • October 8, 2019
    Parent Network of WNY Calendar of Events

    Parent Network of WNY’s workshops and parent groups offer something for everyone in a wide range of topics covering Transition, Behavior, Special Education, Developmental Disabilities, Autism, Advocacy and more. All workshops are free of charge. We hope to see you … Continued

  • October 8, 2019
    34th Annual CCDA College Night

    Where: Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave, Hamburg, NY 14075 West Herr Atrium Time: Registration begins at 5:45pm. Program begins at 6:15pm Cost: Free Who should attend: Students with disabilities, their parents/guardians, high school guidance/transition counselors, school psychologists, professionals supporting … Continued

  • October 5, 2019
    Varsity Girls Tennis Team Returns To Action

    After a long layoff the Varsity Girls Tennis Team returned to action on Friday night in a clash between the leagues top two teams. The Lady Griffs fell to Alden by a score of 5-0. Despite the result Lily Vanuga … Continued

  • October 3, 2019
    SGI Cross Country Team Remains Undefeated

    The Cross Country Teams continue to race well and stay undefeated in the division.  The boys team is ranked 8th in the state and the girls are ranked 7th in WNY.  The girls beat Depew earlier this week by the … Continued

  • October 1, 2019
    Townsend Named Director of Special Education

    The Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District is pleased to announce that Katherine Townsend has been named the Director of Special Education. Mrs. Townsend has been an administrator with the District since 2007 and most recently served as Principal for Special … Continued

  • October 1, 2019
    Informational Meeting – Tour Australia in 2021

    Springville’s International Club will be hosting an informational meeting for anyone looking to sign-up to travel to Australia in 2021. If you’re interested and want more information, please join us on Thursday, October 10th at 6pm in the High School … Continued

  • October 1, 2019
    Volleyball Update

    JV volleyball bested Ellicottville Thursday night, 2 games to 1, with scores of 25-14, 25-19 and 24-26.  MacKenzie Owens lead the team in serving and hitting, recording 10 aces and 6 kills. Alivia Sipes, Mia Kendall, and Hailey Turner also … Continued

  • September 27, 2019

    The SGI Boys Cross Country Team started league competition this week with a gigantic win over Alden. The team scored 26 out of 29 points.  The Alden Bulldogs, one of the toughest teams in the division, was a great win … Continued

  • September 27, 2019
    Varsity Tennis Update

    The Varsity girls tennis team continued their winning ways by defeating the Eden Raiders by a score of 4-1. In first singles action Lily Vanuga won 6-1, 6-2. Lily’s ability to finish her ground strokes and hit timely drop shots … Continued

  • September 27, 2019
    Community Ed – Fall Courses

    The Community Ed Programs are open to all regardless of background or residence; however district residents will be given preference. Lean About The Fall Programs

  • September 25, 2019
    Swim Team Update

    The girls varsity swim team is still going strong with a 5-0 record, defeating Tonawanda last night 64-38.  Shannon O’Hara is currently ranked 5th in our section for 6 dives and received her personal best score (234.90) at yesterday’s meets against … Continued

  • September 25, 2019
    Varsity Tennis Update

    The varsity girls tennis team took home a forfeited win on Monday against the Tonawanda Warriors. The Warriors didn’t have enough girls to play on the day so the lady griff’s took the 5-0 win. On Tuesday night the girls … Continued

  • September 24, 2019
    SGI to Hold Flu Shot Clinics

    Springville-Griffith Institute will be hosting three flu shot clinics next week. One is for district staff and two are for anyone in the community regardless of if they have kids in school in the district. District employees can receive their … Continued

  • September 24, 2019
    JV Volleyball Wins Over Maryvale

    JV Volleyball hosted Maryvale Flyers Monday night and won 2-1.  The Lady Griffs were lead by setters Sydney Fuller and Lauren Frescella, and great defense by MacKenzie Owens and Alicia Sipes.  Colleen Keller served 7 aces during the match.  The … Continued

  • September 20, 2019
    Pop Warner Hall of Fame – Kyle Bicknell

    Induction Class of 2019 Kyle Bicknell was born in Springville, New York on December 3, 1967. He is the son of Jay and Judy Bicknell and younger brother of the 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee Tim Bicknell. Kyle grew up … Continued

  • September 20, 2019
    Pop Warner Hall of Fame – Judy (Schunk) Langworthy

    Induction Class of 2019 Judy (Schunk) Langworthy Graduated from Springville Griffith Institute in 1985 Four Sport Athlete –Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball Varsity Tennis – 3 years, doubles MVP senior year My partner and I were undefeated as first doubles Went … Continued

  • September 20, 2019
    Pop Warner Hall of Fame – Jim Rindfuss

    Induction Class of 2019 Coach Rindfuss attended Kenmore High School, which is now Kenmore West High School.  While in high school, he participated in basketball and baseball; graduating in 1958.  After high school, Coach attended Brockport State Teacher’s College, graduating … Continued

  • September 18, 2019
    Varsity Volleyball Defeats Pioneer Panthers

    Springville Varsity Volleyball defeated Pioneer on Tuesday in 4 sets.  The Griffs are still undefeated with a record of 4-0.  The team worked together to overcome a slow start and early errors in game 2. Katelyn Mesch had 4 kills, … Continued

  • September 18, 2019
    Varsity Tennis

    The varsity girls tennis team dropped a competitive match with the Alden Bulldogs last night by a score of 5-0. The match pinned the best teams in Division 4 for their first meeting of the season. In first singles action … Continued

  • September 13, 2019
    Tennis Team 4-0

    The Varsity Girls Tennis team made it four wins in a row on Thursday night as they defeated West Seneca East 5-0. Getting the first point on the day was Lily Vanuga. Lily was exceptional all over the court and … Continued

  • September 13, 2019
    Boys Varsity Soccer

    The Boys Varsity Soccer team has had a great start to the season.  They kicked off the week taking down Lackawanna 1-0 in OT.  Chris Smith scored on a great ball from Jake Schrieber. Austin Boies made 11 saves in … Continued

  • September 12, 2019
    Lady Griffs Swimming

    The girls swim team is off to a dynamite start with a 2-0 record.  Last week we kicked off our season with our annual non-league competition against Pioneer where we won 60-38.  Yesterday we faced our first league team, Cleveland … Continued

  • September 12, 2019
    JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams Both Win Over East Aurora

    Springville varsity girls pulled off a 5 set nail biter against East Aurora last night.  The Griffs are now 3-0.Excellent setting by both Wittman and Heichberger who ran their team’s offense.  Heichberger’s strong serving brought the team back from behind … Continued

  • September 12, 2019
    Tennis Wins Over Depew

    The varsity girls tennis team made it three in a row on Wednesday night with a thrilling 3-2 victory over the Depew Wildcats. The first point was won by the 1st doubles tandem of Grace Terhune and Elle Schosek in … Continued

  • September 12, 2019
    Girls Swim Team Off to a Great Start

    The girls swim team is off to a dynamite start with a 2-0 record.  Last week they kicked off their season with the annual non-league competition against Pioneer where we won 60-38.  Yesterday, the team faced their first league team, … Continued

  • September 11, 2019
    Varsity Tennis Team Gets Big Win Over Cheektowaga

    The Varsity girls tennis team made it two in a row after a big 5-0 win over Cheektowaga Monday night. Lily Vanuga dominated her opponent from the first singles slot winning: 6-0, 6-1. In second singles action, Haylee Cerrone showed … Continued

  • September 10, 2019
    Volleyball vs Iroquois

    SGI Varsity Volleyball team is now 2 – 0 after beating Iroquois in 4 sets.  The girls ran a new rotation in which Jillian Roggie debuted as Libero.  Jill led her team to a 25-21 victory in set one.  The … Continued

  • September 10, 2019
    34th Annual CCDA College Night

    October 23rd, 2019 Where: Hilbert College, 5200 South Park Ave, Hamburg, NY 14075 West Herr Atrium Time: Registration begins at 5:45pm. Program begins at 6:15pm Cost: Free Who should attend: Students with disabilities, their parents/guardians, high school guidance/transition counselors, school … Continued

  • September 10, 2019
    JV and Varsity Volleyball Battle Iroquois

    Both the JV and varsity volleyball teams took on Iroquois this weekend. The SGI varsity volleyball team is now 2 – 0 after beating Iroquois in 4 sets.  The girls ran a new rotation in which Jillian Roggie debuted as … Continued

  • September 10, 2019
    Tennis Update- 9/9

    The girls varsity tennis team rebounded from their first loss of the season to overpower Tonawanda by a score of 5-0. The Warriors had to forfeit both 1st and 2nd doubles so the Lady Griffs started out with a 2-0 … Continued

  • September 9, 2019
    SGI X-C West Seneca West Invitational Results

    Congratulations to the SGI Girls take first at X-C Invitational at Sunshine Park in West Seneca. Sonya Krezmien place first overall at the invitational with a time of 19:49 on the 5k course.  Kirsten Melnik in her first 5k finished … Continued

  • September 6, 2019
    Middle School Photos

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