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SGI High hosts annual volleyball tourney

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The members of the winning team are (front, left) Meadow Wittman, Allie Emmick, Devyn Rowe, (back, left) Mason Goodridge, Adam Pruitt and Al Francisco.

By Elyana Schosek The Student Council at Springville-Griffith High School on Monday hosted their annual volleyball tournament for the students. Fourteen teams took part in the competition for a variety of reasons, such as the fun they were sure to have, the competitiveness involved and the friends they played alongside. Each team was composed of six students — three girls ... Read More »

$15K raised for SGI music department

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  By Elyana Schosek, Student Reporter Throughout the month of November, fundraisers are commonplace in most towns and cities. Springville is no exception to this. In the Springville community, a fundraiser took place that raised money for the Springville-Griffith School District to buy a new grand piano. The Springville-Griffith Community Education Foundation (SGCEF) presented a check for $15,000 at the ... Read More »

SGI high school staff grow out for Movember

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By Elyana Schosek Student Reporter Several male staff members in the Springville-Griffith Institute school district took to sporting mustaches and other facial hair last month for a good cause. An annual event to raise awareness of various men’s health issues by growing mustaches, Movember takes place across the country each year. The Movember Foundation is the top global organization regarding ... Read More »

New SRO Helps Keep Students Safe

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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 »

SGI Welcomes New Teachers

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By Ely Schosek SGI Student Reporter School districts are always hiring new teachers for one reason or another like to fit the needs of a larger student body or specific student needs. This year Springville GI is excited to welcome 11 new teachers to a variety of positions. The areas of Special Education, High School Science, AIS or Academic Intervention ... Read More »

SGI Welcomes New Teachers

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By Ely Schosek SGI Student Reporter Each year, it is common for new teachers to be hired within a school district. They may be filling open positions left empty because of retired teachers or it may be a brand-new position added to accommodate a greater number of students or unique student needs. These new teachers may be continuing their teaching ... Read More »

SGI Welcomes New Teachers

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By Ely Schosek SGI Student Reporter Every year, there are teachers who reach the end of their teaching career and retire. New teachers must be hired to replace such teachers. These new teachers may be continuing their career in education or possibly just starting out. Sometimes, new positions are added to accommodate more students or unique student needs. Overall, Springville ... Read More »

Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

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By Ely Schosek, SGI Student Reporter Transitioning from middle school to high school is a big change. Incoming freshmen have many things to be excited about, but it’s also pretty likely that they’ll have something that they’re nervous about. Once you start high school, you realize that there’s really nothing to be nervous about, and a few of this year’s incoming ... Read More »

SGI Sophomore Focuses on Motocross

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By Ely Schosek SGI Student Reporter Springville’s rural location makes it a prime spot for four-wheelers, dirt bikes, and other off road vehicles. Max Schwabel is an incoming sophomore at SGI this year. He has been riding four-wheelers and other off road vehicles since he was about 4 or 5 years old. “I got my first dirt bike on my ... Read More »

Summer Means Vacations for SGI Students

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By Ely Schosek, SGI Student Reporter Taking summer vacations is popular no matter where you are in the country, and Springville is no exception to this. Many SGI students travel during the summer, in order to recharge before school starts again in September. Blaze Schelble, an incoming sophomore, recently traveled to France to spend time with his girlfriend, Hanaé, and her ... Read More »

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