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SGI tops Alden 52-26 for first win of season

IROQUOIS — The Springville-Griffith Institute boys basketball team earned its first win of the season in the Iroquois Tournament consolation game Saturday, defeating Alden 52-26. Mason Goodridge paced the Griffins (1-1) with 21 points, seven rebounds, seven steals and two blocks. Austin Boies added 19 points and seven boards. SGI held Alden without a double-digit scorer, led by Maxwell Gilbert’s ... Read More »

SGI boys swimmers start the year 2-0

  DEPEW — On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity boys swimming and diving team traveled to Depew looking to build its record to 2-0. After winning 11 of the 12 events, it was a certain victory for the Griffins who took the final score of 118-54. Winning two individuals for the Griffins were Austin Yetter and Zach Hughey. ... Read More »

SGI Middle School to present ‘Rock of Ages’ this weekend


By Elyana Schosek, Student Reporter Since late September, a cast and crew of about 40 students at Springville-Griffith Middle School have been working consistently with their music teacher, Katherine Cummings, in preparation for their upcoming production of “Rock of Ages.” “‘Rock of Ages’ is an exciting, high energy, ‘80s rock musical,” Cummings noted. The show will be presented at Springville ... Read More »

Tech Club recently formed at Springville-Griffith Institute


By Elyana Schosek, Student Reporter In the past, students at Springville-Griffith High School with an interest in and passion for technology have been somewhat limited regarding what they could create.   That limit is now expanding thanks to the formation of a tech club for high school students.   Jonathan Shelley, a technology teacher at Springville-Griffith Institute (SGI), has been ... Read More »

SGI girls bring mix of experience, young talent into ‘18-‘19

By Sam Wilson With an experienced returning core and a promising young newcomer, Bob Gainey enters the girls basketball season with optimism at Springville-Griffith Institute. The Griffins, bolstered by six returning varsity players, hope to improve on their seven wins each of the last two seasons. So far, including a lopsided opening night 82-10 victory at Lackawanna, Gainey likes what ... Read More »

Three dozen SGI inducted into National Junior Honor Society


By Elyana Schosek The evening of Nov. 7 was filled with joy and a little bit of anxiety for 36 of Springville-Griffith Institute’s eighth graders who were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). The ceremony began at 6 p.m. with students and their parents entering early. All were welcomed with a smile from the greeter, Madame Landers, though ... Read More »

Twelve inducted into French NHS reflect on 6 years in program


By Elyana Schosek Twelve Springville-Griffith Institute students were inducted into the National French Honor Society, or the SGI Société Nationale de Français, on Wednesday, Nov. 7. This opportunity comes to students who have taken French class for five years and are in French 5. These students were: Makayla Case-Machelski, Jenasis Fisher, Al Francisco, Samantha Gorski, Allie Lavanture, Anna Lawton, Rebecca ... Read More »

Alden knocks out Springville in four-set sectional final

A third-set victory briefly staved off elimination, but Alden proved to be too much for the Springville-Griffith Institute girls volleyball team to continue its season. Still the Griffins finished their season on a high note with a hard-fought loss to Alden, 25-17, 25-18, 22-25, 25-11 on Thursday in the Section 6 Class B2 finals at Daemen College. SGI finishes the ... Read More »

Slippy Scores 4 TDs as JV Football Defeats Depew

Submitted by Coach Brian Kader   On Saturday, the Springville JV Griffins defeated the Depew Wildcats 48 – 14.  The win snapped a four-game losing streak on the season for the Griffs and a three-game losing streak against the Wildcats.   Springville didn’t waste any time getting on the board as AJ Slippy scampered 67 yards to the endzone on ... Read More »

New SRO Helps Keep Students Safe


By Ely Schosek SGI Student Reporter Members of the SGI community will see a new face this school year around all four district schools—Jackie Feggans, the new school resource officer (SRO). Feggans was raised in the City of Buffalo and graduated from Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda. He has been with the Erie County Sheriff’s office ... Read More »

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