RAMS Student Spotlight
Jan 25, 2024

RAMS Student Spotlight

Faith Fields is an 8th grader at Rice Avenue Middle School. She is known for getting her work done, being responsible, and being a nice person to others.

GSD Alumni Spotlight- Lyell Cook
Dec 03, 2023

GSD Alumni Spotlight- Lyell Cook

Lyell Paul Cook is a Girard High School Class of 1972 graduate and a fifth generation Girard-area schools' graduate. He was known in high school for making people laugh and using humor to help those around him navigate life. After touring his workplace, the Erie County Morgue at the Erie County Courthouse, WCNJ contributors' Emily Miller and Lily Sturgeon, found that while his life's career choices have been demanding, (as they found out when trying schedule an interview with him in advance) he maintains his sense of humor throughout as much as possible. Here's a little more about the man who will appear on both ballots (Democratic and Republican) for Erie County Coroner Re-Election uncontested.

GSD Alumni Spotlight - Shelly Ferretti
Oct 12, 2023

GSD Alumni Spotlight - Shelly Ferretti

Shelly Ferretti is a GHS alumna (Class of 1989) and third grade teacher in the Girard School District. In high school, she was best known for being a twin. She went to college at Erie Community College in Buffalo for 2 years, and finished on a bowling scholarship at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.

2023 Erie Gives
Aug 15, 2023

2023 Erie Gives

Thank you to all who donated on Erie Gives Day, August 8, 2023! The Girard School District Foundation raised $4,350!

2023 Golf Outing
Aug 08, 2023

2023 Golf Outing

Seventy-eight golfers participated in the Second Annual Golf Outing sponsored by the Girard School District Foundation. The golf tournament was held Friday, August 4, at Over Lake Golf Course in Girard. Over $4,000 was raised to go towards the Girard High School pool renovation efforts. Thank you to all those who sponsored, golfed, or donated to the Girard School District Foundation Golf Outing! It was a great day on the course.

Dan Rice Days 2023
Aug 08, 2023

Dan Rice Days 2023

Dan Rice Days 2023 Girard School District Foundation Basket Raffle was a big success! Thank you to all who donated baskets, and purchased tickets! We appreciate your support to help enhance GSD students educational experiences!

GSD Alumni Spotlight - Sheree McConnell
Jul 06, 2023

GSD Alumni Spotlight - Sheree McConnell

Sheree McConnell is an alumna of the Girard School District, Rice Avenue Union High School (RAUHS) Class of 1973. In high school, she was best known for being very involved with organizations, being a class officer, and a good student. She graduated with a 4.0 GPA and Valedictorian honors. She went to college at Penn State Main Campus for young childhood education and child welfare, then changed to fashion merchandising at Penn State's Altoona campus. She then decided she wanted her job to involve children so she left and went to Edinboro University for her education degree, and later went on to earn her master's from Gannon University. Aside from one-year teaching for Fairview School District, she has committed her career to Girard School District. She has taught 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th grade Science, Math, English, and Social Studies. For the last 4 years, she has worked with Americorps through Girard School District tutoring grades 5-8 at RAMS.

Thank You Michelle!
Jun 04, 2023

Thank You Michelle!

At the June 1 GSDF Meeting, we said a bittersweet goodbye and thank you to Michelle Doritty, our main part-time support team member and can-do woman for 6 years. And, we welcomed Barb Bolt as Michelle's replacement. Please join us in thanking Michelle and congratulating Barb!

GHS Student Spotlight
May 24, 2023

GHS Student Spotlight

Abe Keep, Girard High School Class of 2023, is best known for his many accomplishments as a wrestler. He is second all time in school history in wins with 114, and 54 pins during his high school career, which was impacted in part by COVID-related cancellations during his sophomore and junior seasons. He will be wrestling for Division I Penn West Edinboro University in the fall and majoring in Sports and Exercise Science with a minor in recreation management.