• 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 5, 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

  • 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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  • September 4, 2019
    SGI Tennis Update

    The varsity girls tennis team dropped their first match on the season to Iroquois by a score of 4-1. Lily Vanuga, playing first singles, as she made her return to the court after an injury filled Freshman season, and lost … Continued

  • September 4, 2019
    Volleyball Teams Defeat Cheektowaga

    Girls Varsity Volleyball kicked off their season with a win against Cheektowaga.  Freshman setter, hitter and star server Ella Wittman led her team to victory in the first set with a score of 25-21.  As the Griffs took the court in game … Continued

  • September 4, 2019
    Welcome Back Pre-Game Celebration

    The entire Springville Community is invited to join us for this opportunity to kick off the new school year and to build school and community spirit! There will be: Music Food Games Face Painting When: Friday, September 6th 2019; 6:00 … Continued

  • August 28, 2019
    Increased variety and a commitment to quality guide SGI Culinary

    Quality and variety are the two words that best describe the food at Springville-Griffith Institute CSD this year. SGI Culinary is a new in-house team, led by Laura Watson, Director of Food Services for the Springville Elementary, Colden Elementary, Springville … Continued

  • August 20, 2019
    New Buses Arrive for Start of School

    Seven new full size buses and three 16-passenger buses arrived late last week to transport our students this school year.  The large buses are equipped with a radar to allow our drivers to know how fast the car in front … Continued

  • August 1, 2019
    High School Transition Camp / Registration Days

    Come during any of the registration days & this should only take about 15 minutes of your time to fill out forms for the 2019-20 school year PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE IMPORTANT DATES: Freshman Transition Camp August 15, … Continued

  • July 18, 2019
    High School Recognition – MP4

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

  • July 18, 2019
    July Bulletin

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

  • July 18, 2019
    MS 2019-20 School Supplies

    Looking for supplies can be hectic. Try your best not to wait until the last minute to purchase school supplies. If you are having financial difficulties please do not hesitate to contact your child’s teacher or the MS office. There … Continued

  • July 6, 2019
    Important Message on Significant Rainfall

    On July 4, 2019, significant rainfall in the late afternoon led to the partial collapse of the roof in the future CAM P-TECH Academy building that’s currently under construction. Thank you to the local fire department volunteers who came to … Continued

  • July 1, 2019
    Middle School Recognitions – MP4

    Springville Middle School would like to congratulate the following students for making the final quarter Top Ten, Merit and Honor Roll. MS Honor Roll MS Merit Roll MS Top Ten

  • June 26, 2019
    Grade 5 Campout

    The SES 5th graders and staff attended their annual Campout in June.  They traveled to Camp Odosagih in Machias on Lime Lake.  While there, they enjoyed activities such as fishing, kayaking, team building and arts and crafts.

  • June 24, 2019
    Top 10 Seniors

    Class of 2019 Top 10 Seniors

  • June 14, 2019
    Stratosphere Balloon Project

    On June 12, 2019 the students and faculty at Springville Middle School, located in Springville NY, sent a capsule into the stratosphere. The capsule contained a variety of technology from a GPS tracker, camera, data loggers (temperature, humidity, altitude) to … Continued

  • June 14, 2019
    2019 Unified Basketball Team

    Congratulations to SGI’s 2019 Unified Basketball team. Unified Basketball provides students with disabilities a chance to play on a competitive basketball team with their general education peers. This gives all students an opportunity for meaningful involvement in a school activity … Continued

  • June 10, 2019
    5th Place Finish For SGI’s Payton Rowe

    Congratulations to Payton Rowe for finishing in 5th place in the 400 meter hurdles at the New York State Championship meet.  This was the second straight year that Payton has earned a medal for a top 6 finish at the … Continued

  • June 7, 2019
    2019 Drive Your Tractor To School Day

    The annual Drive Your Tractor to School Day at Springville-Griffith Institute High School kicking off the beginning of Springville’s 30th Annual Western New York Dairy/Ag Festival. Parked on the high school grounds were everything from huge agricultural tractors to the more humble … Continued

  • June 7, 2019
    Student Recognition & Academic Awards Program

    Congratulations to the following students who were recognized during the 2019 High School Student Recognition & Academic Awards Program on June 6th.

  • June 5, 2019
    E2CCB Breaks Ground On New P-TECH In Springville

    Students from a new career-based high school were excited to put gold shovels into the dirt and break ground on their new school on Wednesday. The rain held off on May 29th as administrators from Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, Springville-Griffith Institute … Continued

  • June 3, 2019
    Athlete Advances To NYS Track Championship

    Congratulations to Payton Rowe who qualified to compete in the New York State Track Championship meet this Friday and Saturday at Middletown High School.

  • June 3, 2019
    US Census Jobs

    APPLY ONLINE! 2020census.gov/jobs 2020 Census jobs provide: ✓ Great pay ✓ Flexible hours ✓ Weekly pay ✓ Paid training For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020 Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339 TTY/ASCII www.gsa.gov/fedrelay The U.S. Census Bureau is an … Continued

  • June 3, 2019
    SGI will operate its’ own Food Service Program in 2019-20… Applications now available

    Springville-Griffith Institute CSD is excited to announce that, effective July 1, 2019, we will be changing the direction of our food service program and become a self-operated program.  As a self-operated food service program, we will be able to control … Continued

  • May 29, 2019
    Summer Food Service Program

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally-funded, state-administered program. SFSP reimburses program operators who serve free healthy meals and snacks to children and teens in low-income areas. In 2018, the SFSP provided more than 1.5 million nutritious meals … Continued