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Rowe twins sign college letters for UB, Fredonia

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Twin sisters Payton and Devyn Rowe made their collegiate plans official on Tuesday, and both will continue their athletic careers in different sports. The twin Springville-Griffith Institute seniors signed letters announcing their plans in the high school library on Tuesday, joined by their parents, Jim and Teresa Rowe, and coaches. Payton Rowe plans to attend the University at Buffalo and ... Read More »

SGI students learn about the world through ELA projects

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Sophomore students in the Honors English class at Springville High School are learning about the world with a research project of their choosing. From board games to culinary creations to writing a children’s book, students are sharing what they learned about the world with their peers.

By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter At Springville-Griffith Institute, there are always unique projects going on within the different classes. This is especially true in Diane Waterman’s Honors English 10 class. The group of sophomores has even been on two field trips to see plays. Recently, the class had been given an assignment specifically catered to their interests. It began with ... Read More »

Central Conference concludes Youth Trap League season

The Central Conference of the Southern Tier Scholastic Youth Trap League concluded its season with the conference awards and fun day held at the Franklinville Conservation Club. The results of their season are detailed below along with the April 2 match results. Springville won the Central Conference team title, while Cattaraugus-Little Valley’s Courteney Halterman and Randolph’s Hayden Congdon won the ... Read More »

Lux’s no-hitter leads SGI to season-opening win over JFK

SPRINGVILLE — Austin Lux started the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity baseball season with a no-hitter on Tuesday, striking out 10 JFK batters in a 7-1 victory for the Griffins. Springville scored its seven runs on just three hits, led by Mike Sobota’s two. “I think obviously the beginning of the year the bats are always a little tough,” Springville coach Joel ... Read More »

SGI softball tops JFK, Mount Mercy to start season 2-1

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Sophomore Kait Wolf send a pitch off from the mound during a softball game Wednesday, April 3, against Mount Mercy.

BUFFALO — Four hits from Meghan Rehrauer paved the way to victory for Springville-Griffith Institute Griffins varsity softball team over JFK, 33-6, on Monday. Rehrauer singled in the first, doubled in the fourth, singled in the fifth, and singled in the sixth. An early lead helped propel the Griffins. SGI scored on a walk by Kaitlyn Wolf, a walk by ... Read More »

Getting technical at SGI: Part 2

By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Last week was an introduction to some of the students in this year’s Tech I class at Springville High School and a few of the projects they’ve done, as well as why they chose to take the class and their favorite projects. Those students also talked about the best part of the class, what makes ... Read More »

Night at the Museum: Springville Middle School students take a trip back in time with museum project

By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter In recent years, learning has developed tremendously. Students now have the world in their pocket, which has changed how they learn. With this new technology, teachers have had to adjust their teaching styles and methods. At the beginning of the year, Springville-Griffith Superintendent Kimberly Moritz asked the teachers in the district to incorporate a new ... Read More »

Griffins to rely on pitching, defense for senior-laden baseball squad

By Sam Wilson The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity baseball season has ended in the same round, to the same team, by similar scores each the last two seasons. A group of third-year starting seniors hopes to make sure that doesn’t happen in their last campaign with the Griffins. Collin Rice, Evan Elkins, Austin Lux and Jarrett Wolf have all started since ... Read More »

Getting technical at SGI: Springville-Griffith students prepare for the future with tech projects

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Members of the Tech 1 class at Springville-Griffith High School take part in various projects throughout the year. (From left) Front Row: Jared Hecht, Ben Sullivan, Destiny Tharnish, Jonathan Potzler. Back Row: Eric Copeland, Ethan Fisher, Josh Beres, Devin Hitchcock, Chase Oakes, Daniel Gernatt, Jacob Peterson, Will Guilmain. Missing: Stephen Nutter

By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Springville-Griffith High School has lots of different electives that students have the opportunity to take throughout their time in high school. The school’s technology department has a huge selection of courses beginning with an introduction class called DDP. After DDP, students can advance their knowledge to the next level, if they so choose, by taking ... Read More »

Nominating petitions available for SGI school board election

The Springville-Griffith Institute School District has announced nominating petitions are available for this year’s school board election on Tuesday, May 21. Eligible district voters will elect two members of the SGI Board of Education to fill the seats of Elizabeth Casey and Allison Duwe. The two candidates receiving the highest vote totals shall each be elected to a full three-year ... Read More »

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