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SGI school board hears update on capital project

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The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education had much to discuss at its latest meeting as the new school year approaches, including the status of the ongoing capital project.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education met Aug. 6 for its second monthly meeting of the summer, and with the start of a new school year approaching, there was much to discuss. Following the opening of the meeting, there was a formal motion to approve Jessica Schuster as the board’s representative to the Erie County ... Read More »

SGI school board hears update on capital project

Photo by Ely Schosek
The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education had much to discuss at its latest meeting as the new school year approaches, including the status of the ongoing capital project.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter   The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education met Aug. 6 for its second monthly meeting of the summer, and with the start of a new school year approaching, there was much to discuss. Following the opening of the meeting, there was a formal motion to approve Jessica Schuster as the board’s representative to the Erie ... Read More »

Springville students awarded Ministerium scholarships

Two $400 scholarships have been awarded to area seniors by the Springville Area Ministerium. Applicants had to be a part of a local church and needed to showcase a talent that would be used in their faith-walk. The Springville Ministerium is proud of these young men. Robert Clark learned to sing and use his talent at the Springville Crossing Church. ... Read More »

Duwe reelected SGI board president, Kellerman sworn in

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Newly elected Springville-Griffith Institute school board member Jenna Kellerman (from left) and reelected member Allison Duwe are sworn in by Kathy Tucker, district clerk.

By Ely Schosek Student Reporter   The Springville-Griffith Institute Board of Education met July 9 for tits reorganizational meeting, where board member Allison Duwe was reelected school board president. Duwe was reelected to her position on the board in the district’s May vote. Additionally, Jennifer Sullivan was chosen as the board’s vice president for the 2019-20 school year. New board ... Read More »

SGI students go international this summer

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  By Ely Schosek Student Reporter  Students at Springville-Griffith Institute High School are always being presented with new and unique opportunities to learn and prosper, and last year they were given the opportunity to travel to Europe in 2019. Social studies teacher Shawn Bullard organized a trip to Greece and Italy for July of 2019, and many students were immediately ... Read More »

Roof of SGI’s P-TECH Academy building collapses after heavy rain

Photo by Kellen M. Quigley
A portion of the roof in the future CAM P-TECH Academy building next to the Springville Elementary School collapsed on July 4 after a significant rainfall in the afternoon. Officials say the renovation project is still on target for its September 2020 completion date.

By Kellen M. Quigley A portion of the roof at the future CAM P-TECH Academy building near Springville Elementary School collapsed on July 4 after a significant rainfall in the afternoon. The building on Newman Street, which has been in renovation since early May, will have to be cleared of debris and the roof repaired before moving forward with the ... Read More »

Graduates bid farewell to SGI

Photo by Jamie Dickinson
The senior girls group sings the National Anthem Saturday during Springville-Griffith Institute High School’s graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019.

By Alex Simmons The senior class at Springville-Griffith Institute High School took their next step towards their future Saturday, June 29 and their final step out the door of a school district they loved, grew and learned in. Graduating high school is a big deal. As soon as you walk out of that door, the whole world is in the ... Read More »

New coach Heichberger plans SGI football’s offseason

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Springville-Griffith Institute quarterback Nick Emmick (12) receives a 
shotgun snap during a game against Depew last fall.

By Sam Wilson Mark Heichberger has a vision for the Springville-Griffith Institute varsity football team, and it doesn’t entirely have to do with the product on the field. Heichberger, who was appointed as the Griffins’ next coach in January, became a head varsity football coach for the first time after 23 years as a teacher in the district, many of ... Read More »

SGI announces top students of Class of ‘19

Amy Stabell
Valedictorian

    The Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District has announced Amy Stabell as valedictorian and Abigail Stressinger as salutatorian for the Class of 2019. Valedictorian Amy Stabell will graduate with a 100.2 grade point average. Involved in many school activities, she was the student representative on the SGI Board of Education and Student Council President. She has been a member ... Read More »

SGI’s Car Crash Simulation a safety-lesson success

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In full crash-simulation make-up, students at Springville-Griffith Institute High School show the dangers of distracted driving. Pictured (from left): Claire Mariea, Meadow Wittman, Mike Sobota, Mason Goodridge, 
Topher Elkins and Jackson Richert.

  By Ely Schosek Student Reporter Most people are aware of the dangers a person faces when they chose to make poor decisions in regard to driving, such as drinking or texting. At Springville-Griffith Institute High School, six students were selected to participate in a simulation Monday demonstrating how dangerous those poor decisions can be. Claire Mariea called it a ... Read More »

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