More career exploration! Today in the high-demand heavy equipment operation program at ECTC. Students visited the Elizabethtown campus to learn about the program, safe and efficient operation for a variety of jobs, and experience these mega movers in action.
19 days ago, Grayson County Schools
a group of high school students standing in front of a piece of heavy equipment
Surgical simulations in high school? Yes! Our students have so many incredible real-world opportunities available to them. Today health science classes got hands-on experience with laparoscopic surgical simulators thanks to a visit from the Area Health Education Center.
20 days ago, Grayson County Schools
Four HS girls gather around a laparoscopic surgical simulator
HS boy working at a laparoscopic surgical simulator
New Employee Breakfast/Orientation #1, with another to go next week. We’re excited to welcome all our newest staff members to the GCS team!
3 months ago, Grayson County Schools
New GCS employees standing in row in front of a display case.
Meals on the Bus returns June 5 - July 14! This summertime program provides all kids and teens 18 and under the opportunity to receive meals free of charge, no registration needed. Choose the site that best fits your location and schedule at
5 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Meals on the Bus, June 5 - July 14
Thanks to Owensboro Health Twin Lakes for hosting Health Career Day, a wonderful experience, with insights into a variety of healthcare professions.
5 months ago, Grayson County Schools
GCHS Health Science student pose in a group in front of Owensboro Health Twin Lakes entrance
Students watch as professionals demonstrate CPR on a mannequin
Students line either wide of a hallway listening to AirMethods reps talk about stat flighting
A male student and male health professional watch a small screen as they work to intubate a mannequin
Top finishes at SkillsUSA State for GC Tech Center. Team events, 1st place Jake Rogers & Isaac Dowell, Urban Search & Rescue, Paul Overton & Gabriel Secora, Additive Mfg. Eldon Williams, 1st in Computer Programming, Thane Smith, 2nd and Lake Hatfield, 3rd, Carpentry.
5 months ago, Grayson County Schools
L – r: Jace Sebastian, Paul Overton, Thane Smith, Eldon Williams , Jake Rogers, Isaac Dowell Lake Hatfield, teacher/sponsor Josh Walters
Well-earned! GCHS Senior Counselor Diane Harned has been honored with the KCTCS School Counselor/Teacher Pathfinder Award. Presented by ECTC staff in a surprise ceremony, Harned was cheered on by the GCHS Class of 2023. Full story:
6 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Diane Harned KCTCS Counselor/Teacher Pathfinder Award, ECTC Service Area
Congratulations to GCHS FCCLA on a variety of successes at State! Competition placements and national qualifications, leadership awards, state officers, and a national officer candidate. Great effort, great representation!
6 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Michenna Meredith in a red FCCLA blazer and black pants holding a red and black poster in front of a red, white and black balloon sculpture
Hollie Hagan on stage in red FCCLA blazer between  American and KY Flags
Abby Smith and Sierra Secora standing with arms around each other holding  their Golden Horizon Awards
FCCLA members at state dress in formal wear pose in front of black pipe and drape
A big weekend for GCHS HOSA at State! Congrats to Addisen Higdon, 3rd Place, Persuasive Writing & Speaking, Piper Spears, Top 5, Nursing Assisting, and Isabella Stevenson, Top 5, Medical Assisting.
6 months ago, Grayson County Schools
GCHS HOSA members in red t-shirts and khakis standing in rows behind large, white HOSA letters, State Conference 2023
Addisen Higdon in a black suit posing, wearing 3rd place medal around her neck
Piper Spears and Isabella Stevenson  is black pant suits pose against a hotel wall at HOSA State Conference
With three makeup days for weather (Jan. 31, Feb. 1, and Mar. 3), the revised last day for K-12 students will be Thursday, May 25. Last day for preschool will be May 18.
6 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Update - Last Day for Students, May 25
A big day for the GCHS RCX Robotics team as they took 1st place in the Daviess County Area Regional RCX competition. Team members Isaac Dowell and Jake Rogers with Coach JT Burns. Rounding out the team are Eldon Williams and Coach Jeremy Shartzer (not shown).
7 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Isaac Dowell holding a trophy, JT Burns, Jake Rogers holding a colorful robot standing in front of a display case.
A $5K grant from TVA and WRECC will help the Tech Center grow in-demand workforce skills in computer programing and robotics, providing many avenues for exploration and skills development.
7 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Students, staff, TVS and WRECC reps at check presentation
FCS Culinary and Principles of Ag Science classes had a great day touring Chaney’s Dairy Barn and WKU Creamery. Through co-teaching lessons on dairy production and a classroom taste comparison lab, students were able to see firsthand the process they’d just learned about.
8 months ago, Grayson County Schools
students in a crowd looking through a window
students listening to a man in a dairy barn
students looking through a dairy barn
Many thanks to Grayson Nursing & Rehab for once again helping our health science students prepare for their MNA exam. Students must be able to demonstrate 28 nursing assistant skills and will be required to perform five skills selected at random during the exam.
8 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Male student washing hands at tall sink
Health science students demonstrating bedside skills
Two females, one with clipboard and one properly disposing of surgical robe
Health science students demonstrating bedside skills
Congratulations to GCHS FCCLA, Region 5 FCCLA S.T.A.R. event host, and to these students on earning their place at State Leadership Conference in March. A big thanks to all who volunteered and helped make it a great day for our students and for our guests.
8 months ago, Grayson County Schools
The Kenny Whitworth Invitational at Breck County ATC was a great experience for several @gchs_cougars machining students. Congrats to Layton Hawkins (3rd, manual 1st year) and Jake Rogers (2nd, CNC)!
8 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Young men at machining equipment
Young man in cap at a piece of machining equipment
girl in glasses looking at computer screen
room of machining equipment with students running it
GCHS Culinary team members put on quite the spread this morning for our GC Retired Teachers Assoc. Christmas meeting. Beautiful (and tasty) job!
10 months ago, Grayson County Schools
four girls with aprons behind buffet table
women eating and talking at red tableclothed tables
fruit tray and biscuits on buffet table
varied foods on buffet table
The Calendar Committee has three calendars to choose from for the 2023-24 school year recommendation. Make your selection at by Friday, Dec. 16.
10 months ago, Grayson County Schools
Decorative 2023-24 calendar survey
The Tech Center’s Machining program presented a reverse-engineered, 3D-printed sign bridge replica to Mid-Park Highway. Opportunities will continue to grow with new engineering, robotics, and industrial maintenance offerings at the school. Story at:
10 months ago, Grayson County Schools
project on a 3D printer
Teacher and student looking at computer
student and men looking at sign bridge replica
student and men holding sign bridge replica
A celebration of literacy and career exploration, Unite to Read returned as district third graders learned about the many options they will discover at the Technology Center one day. Each student took home the book “Who’s Hands are These?” a perfect partner for the event.
11 months ago, Grayson County Schools
high school male talking with younger kids in front of a 3d printer
high school girls helping elementary students decorate cookies
male high school students demonstrate machinery to younger kids
HS girl listens to elem student through stethoscope