Glens Fall Logo Issue School Reaction

TRT: 1:28 GLENS FALLS CITY SCHOOLS WAS AMONG MANY DISTRICTS WHO RECEIVED A MEMO YESTERDAY ASKING FOR ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO STOP THE USE OF NATIVE AMERICAN SYMBOLS AND NAMES. SUPERINTENDENT KRISLYNN DENGLER SAYS THAT THE SCHOOL WAS ALREADY TRYING TO USE A DIFFERENT NAME. (00:14-00:32) SOT: Dr. Krislynn Dengler, Superintendent of Glens Falls City Schools “The district has, for a long time, been going by GF Nation. So, it really has been mantra that has stuck and feels like home. But we are still The Indians and so, that something we’re aware of now that we have to make a plan to change. THAT INCLUDES CHANGING THE MASCOT AND MAYBE EVEN THE ARROW LOGO WHICH IS DISPLAYED IN MULTIPLE AREAS BUT THAT WILL BE UP FOR MORE DISCUSSION. SOT: DR. KRISLYNN DENGLER “Moving forward, we will do what we need to do. But I think it really needs to involve stake holders, especially students. Students need to have the greatest voice.” (Graphic) WE REACHED OUT TO CAMBRIDGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND THEY ISSUED A STATEMENT CLAIMING THAT “the Board plans to proceed with its appeal of the commissioner's and the trial court’s decision. The attorneys are continuing the work to perfect the appeal and complete the legal process.” BACK AT GLENS FALLS, THE DISTRICT WILL BE SETTING A DATE TO MEET WITH STUDENTS TO TALK MORE ABOUT THE CHANGES THAT NEED TO BE MADE FOR THE SCHOOL LOGO AND MASCOT. (1:16-1:28) STAND-UP: TAMARA STARR RIGHT NOW, ADMINISTRATORS ALREADY HAVE PLANS TO DO SCHOOL RENOVATIONS, INCLUDING RENOVATING THE ENTIRE SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD. HOWEVER, TO MEET THE JUNE 2023 DEADLINE THEY WILL HAVE TO MAKE SOME ADJUSTMENTS TO THEIR RENOVATION TIMELINE. IN GLENS FALLS TAMARA STARR NEWS10 ABC.

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TRT: 1:28

GLENS FALLS CITY SCHOOLS WAS AMONG MANY DISTRICTS WHO RECEIVED A MEMO YESTERDAY ASKING FOR ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO STOP THE USE OF NATIVE AMERICAN SYMBOLS AND NAMES. SUPERINTENDENT KRISLYNN DENGLER SAYS THAT THE SCHOOL WAS ALREADY TRYING TO USE A DIFFERENT NAME.

(00:14-00:32) SOT: Dr. Krislynn Dengler, Superintendent of Glens Falls City Schools

“The district has, for a long time, been going by GF Nation. So, it really has been mantra that has stuck and feels like home. But we are still The Indians and so, that something we’re aware of now that we have to make a plan to change.

THAT INCLUDES CHANGING THE MASCOT AND MAYBE EVEN THE ARROW LOGO WHICH IS DISPLAYED IN MULTIPLE AREAS BUT THAT WILL BE UP FOR MORE DISCUSSION.

SOT: DR. KRISLYNN DENGLER

“Moving forward, we will do what we need to do. But I think it really needs to involve stake holders, especially students. Students need to have the greatest voice.”

(Graphic)

WE REACHED OUT TO CAMBRIDGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND THEY ISSUED A STATEMENT CLAIMING THAT

“the Board plans to proceed with its appeal of the commissioner's and the trial court’s decision. The attorneys are continuing the work to perfect the appeal and complete the legal process.”

BACK AT GLENS FALLS, THE DISTRICT WILL BE SETTING A DATE TO MEET WITH STUDENTS TO TALK MORE ABOUT THE CHANGES THAT NEED TO BE MADE FOR THE SCHOOL LOGO AND MASCOT.

(1:16-1:28) STAND-UP: TAMARA STARR

RIGHT NOW, ADMINISTRATORS ALREADY HAVE PLANS TO DO SCHOOL RENOVATIONS, INCLUDING RENOVATING THE ENTIRE SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD. HOWEVER, TO MEET THE JUNE 2023 DEADLINE THEY WILL HAVE TO MAKE SOME ADJUSTMENTS TO THEIR RENOVATION TIMELINE. IN GLENS FALLS TAMARA STARR NEWS10 ABC.

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