COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer) for children 12/older may be available through the GC Health Dept as early as next week. If you’d like your child to receive the vaccine, please take this 4-question survey to help the GCHD prepare. Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6L87ZR8
Plans are coming together for the Class of ’21 graduation ceremony! Listen in on the update with GCHS principal Josh Baldwin during this morning’s Shop Local Leitchfield. http://bit.ly/GCSonSLL050621 Segment starts at 5:54.
GCS welcomes Adam Cox as our new Assistant Superintendent! He will begin on July 1. Get to know Mr. Cox at https://bit.ly/3sFmWWt
View resources and access application for Supplemental School Year Program. Info sessions at the Board Office on 4/22. App due by May 1. Paper copies are available at your child’s school if needed. Link: https://bit.ly/3hT3fG9
Students back full time, traditions and new programs down the road, including ELEVATE, our new summer program with opportunities galore for learning, fun and exploring. Listen in as Supt. Doug Robinson talks with Sam Gormley on today’s SLL Segment. http://bit.ly/GCSonSLL040121
Congratulations to GCHS FCCLA on multiple awards and top finishes at the recent virtual Kentucky State Leadership Conference. Check out all the honors and see who’s heading to Nationals at https://bit.ly/2O0Yelo.
GCS will welcome back all in-person students for a full, five-day week beginning March 22. Students who wish to remain on or transfer to the virtual option may do so. Full message from Supt. Robinson: http://bit.ly/UpdateGCS030421
The next round of P-EBT benefits is scheduled to begin the week of March 15. Link for details: http://bit.ly/KyPEBT3
Beginning Mar. 1 until Spring Break, in-person students will return on the A/B hybrid schedule, including alternating Fridays. See message from Supt. Robinson on plans for additional in-person days moving forward, copy of March calendar. Link: http://bit.ly/March21GCS
Tues, Feb 16, will be an NTI day for in-person students. Have some fun in the snow, stay warm, stay safe!!
Thursday and Friday, Feb 11 - 12 will be NTI days for all in-person students. See more at https://bit.ly/Update021021
Celebrating 30 years of Family Resource & Youth Service Centers! Hats off to our own tremendous FRYSC directors and staff for the commitment, support, and caring they bring year round to our students and families. #FRYSCStrong with Kim Cannon, Caneyville; Ann Brooks, Clarkson; Rick Whobrey, GCMS/Wilkey; and Barbara Allen, GCHS/Lawler
GCS will remain on the current A/B schedule through the end of February. We will continue to monitor the community health climate and revisit this timeframe later next month. Details and Feb. Calendar: http://bit.ly/Jan21GCS
Please remember to check your child’s temperature and any symptoms each day before leaving or sending them to school. Continue to contact your child's school as soon as you know of a possible exposure or confirmed case. More on the Relaunch page at http://graysoncountyschools.com.
Given the projected community health climate for the next several weeks and to simplify planning for families, GCS will operate on a Mon. – Thurs. ONLY in-person A/B schedule for the month of January. See full message from Supt. Robinson: http://bit.ly/GCSUpdate010721
Congratulations to GCHS FCCLA! All students who competed virtually in Fall National Skill Demonstration events placed in the Top Ten in their respective categories, seven finishing either 1st or 2nd. Details: http://bit.ly/GCHSFCCLAFall20
As Grayson County remains in red on the KDPH state incidence rate map, all in-person students will continue on NTI through Dec. 18. At this time, we anticipate a Jan. 4 return, contingent upon the community health climate or any other changes. Full message from Supt. Robinson: https://bit.ly/UpdateGCS120320
P-EBT Food Benefit cards have been mailed by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) to all students enrolled in Aug. and Sept. of the current school year. See full details and FAQs at https://bit.ly/PEBTUpdateGCS
One survey, three options. Based on previous feedback, the Calendar Committee has three calendars to choose from for the 2021-22 school year recommendation. Make your selection at https://bit.ly/Calendar21-22 by Tuesday, Dec. 1.
GCS will remain on NTI as outlined in yesterday’s Executive Order. We will continue to monitor community health conditions, with an update for elementary students the week of Nov 30. See full message from Supt. Robinson: https://bit.ly/UpdateGCS111920
With our community’s upward trend in COVID-19 cases, GCS will remain on NTI through Nov. 24, the day before Thanksgiving break. Hopeful for a Nov. 30 return, we will continue to monitor public health conditions with an update Thanksgiving weekend. Full message: https://bit.ly/Update111220
With respect and gratitude to our veterans, today and always - thank you! We're proud to welcome back GCHS Class of ’80 alum and distinguished veteran, retired Army 1SG Roger Lush, who shared his journey with students across the district today by video. Link: https://bit.ly/VeteransLush2020
Last call to share initial input on the 2020-21 School Year Calendar. Responses requested by this Friday, Nov. 13. Survey Link: http://bit.ly/Calendar2021-22.
Meals on the Bus will run next Tues - Fri, 11/10 - 11/13 for NTI students, with no changes to previous stops. Monday meals (Nov. 9) may be picked up at each school between 11 am - 12 noon. Students enrolled in virtual learning will continue their regular school pick up schedule. View routes at https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS.
Grayson County Schools will transition all in-person students to an NTI schedule for the week of Nov. 9 – 13. We will continue to monitor public health conditions and reassess this decision next Thursday. Read full message from Supt. Robinson: http://bit.ly/Update110520
It’s already time to to start planning for the 2021-22 School Year. Please give us your input into the upcoming School Calendar by taking the very brief survey at http://bit.ly/Calendar2021-22. Responses are requested by Nov. 13. #WeAreGCconnected
The Technology Center has received a $1,000 grant from TVA to purchase a new 3D printer for the school’s Computer Science pathway, just launched this year. At the check presentation, (l - r): State Rep. Samara Heavrin, TVA Govt. Relations Manager Virginia Gray, Tech Center Director Matt Hayes, 3D Printing and CMM teacher Michael Critchelow.
Real-world skills and career training opportunities provided by the Grayson County Technology Center continue to grow thanks to a generous $5K grant to the CMM (machining) Program from the Gene Haas Foundation of Haas Automation. Funding will expand NIMS industry certifications and provide scholarships for continued education and training.
WKU’s Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science will host a Virtual Preview Day of the fall semester for the Class of 2023 and beyond this Sat, 10/24, from 10 am - 11:45 am CT. Deadline to RSVP is Thurs, 10/22. To register visit: https://eventbrite.com/e/121219054455 For more information about The Gatton Academy visit https://www.wku.edu/academy/
Take the Healthy Habits Safety Pledge for Kentucky Safe Schools Week. “HEALTHY HABITS, Shield Our Schools!” http://www.kysafeschools.org/sswpledge/
GCS will remain on the current A/B hybrid schedule for all students through Thanksgiving Break. We will continue to assess our school and overall community health climate, with another update two weeks before the end of this next period of hybrid scheduling. Full message: http://bit.ly/UpdateGCS101620
The GCS districtwide COVID-19 reporting and dashboard is updated daily at graysoncountyschools.com. Direct link: http://bit.ly/ReportingGCS to view.
Ready to relaunch, ready to learn – in person! Here are a few things to remember as we head back to the classroom. You may also want to take one more look around the Relaunch page at https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS. See you tomorrow, A group! And B group on Tuesday!
A video message from Supt. Doug Robinson as we welcome back our in-person A students on Sept 28, and B students on Sept 29. Includes important updates and procedures for the new school year. Link: http://bit.ly/RelaunchReturn
At this time, GCS looks forward to welcoming back to the classroom on Monday, Sept. 28, our students who selected the in-person option. (This does not impact students who enrolled in the virtual option.) See complete details at http://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS092820 Visit https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS for additional information and updates.
Great things happening in GCS! Listen in as GCHS Asst. Principal Matt Hayes shares an exciting new CTE pathway. Discover the difference a pathway can make during high school and on into college or the workforce. Link: http://bit.ly/GCHSCTE
Reminder: Families that need internet access can take advantage of free Wi-Fi hotspots in the parking lots of our schools. See https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS for best locations. And thank you to community partner GC Farm Bureau, which also provides daily lot access from 7 am - 10 pm.
Visit http://bit.ly/Update090220 for Relaunch 2020 updates including a new daily COVID Dashboard and revised Healthy at School guidance.
Stay updated with the revamped Relaunch 2020 page. In today - recorded Tech Tuesday sessions, along with more tech tips and tutorials. And don’t miss out on the 21 new routes for Meals on the Bus, plus much more. Visit it today! Relaunch 2020: https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS
Shout out today from Gov. Beshear for GCHS' Lana Willis, who already has “students” modeling the #MaskUpKY fashion accessory of the season! Looking good! #MaskUpGC See video at http://bit.ly/WillisMaskUpGC
Join us for Technology Tuesday, Part II, to navigate online learning like a pro! Three encore sessions at GCMS, Aug. 25 at 2:30, 4:00, and 5:30 pm. Registration required by Mon. Aug.24 or call 270-259-4011. Visit https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS for details, registration form.
We’re excited to welcome back our students on Monday AND kick off the new school year Meals on the Bus routes. We’ve added 21 (yes, 21) new stops. Check them out for a location – hopefully, even closer – to you! Schedule: http://bit.ly/MealsOnTheBus2020
These parents are Chromebook and Google Classroom savvy, and ready for distance learning after our Technology Tuesday sessions today! If you couldn’t make this one, come out to our our next session, Aug 25, same times – 2:30, 4:00, and 5:30 pm. Details, registration forms will be up tomorrow at graysoncountyschools.com
Navigate online learning like a pro! Join us for Technology Tuesday, with three sessions at GCMS, Aug. 18 at 2:30, 4:00, and 5:30 pm. Registration required by Mon. Aug.17 at https://bit.ly/TechTuesdayGCS or call 270-259-4011. See details in NEWS section of graysoncountyschools.com
Families, please check out the new Online Learning and Tech Tips sections of our Relaunch 2020 page. Stay tuned ... trainings to be offered and much more information to come! Relaunch 2020: https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS2020
The amended 2020-21 school year calendar has been approved and the A/B schedule starting Aug. 24 has been revised. View on the Relaunch 2020 web page https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS2020
Meals on the Bus will resume regular routes and stops on Monday, Aug. 3. At this time, meals delivery is expected to run through Thursday, Aug. 20. View schedule (no changes) at https://bit.ly/MealsUpdateGCS
Based on public health considerations and updated KDE guidance, GCS will postpone the first day of school until Monday, Aug. 24. See full statement: https://bit.ly/GCS2020RelaunchUpdate
Families, if you’re still weighing the in-person vs virtual option, please consider completing your school's enrollment form by Mon., July 27. This “soft” deadline will help us with final planning and staffing needs at each level and grade. https://bit.ly/VirtualElementaryGCS2020 https://bit.ly/VirtualGCMS2020 https://bit.ly/VirtualGCHS2020
Updates! School supplies, several lower-cost internet options, and some new FAQs. Visit the Relaunch 2020 web page. https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS2020
Do you enjoy variety? Looking for a flexible schedule? Come join our team as a Healthy at School Aide for the 2020-21 school year. Part-time positions available in all schools. Apply by Friday, July 24 at: https://grayson.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
Virtual option guidelines and enrollment forms, reopening plans for GCHS, GCMS are up on the Relaunch 2020 web page. Elementary virtual enrollment forms have also been added. More to come ... stay tuned! #WeAreGCconnected Relaunch Website: https://bit.ly/RelaunchGCS2020
The stage may have been virtual, but their accomplishments were very real! Congratulations to GCHS FCCLA on a powerful showing at Nationals! More at https://bit.ly/GCHSFCCLA
Enrollment in virtual classes is being offered as an option for students during the 2020-21 school year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students enrolling in virtual classes must abide by the following guidelines and may enroll through this form: https://forms.gle/NqiAtSQSF4PhiwJc6
Join us for Relaunch Roundup on Facebook Live next Tues., July 14, at 6 pm, as Supt. Robinson talks about the 2020-21 school year and answers your questions. Submit by noon Mon., July 13, at https://bit.ly/RelaunchRoundupGCS2020 and view via K105 Digital Productions channels and the GCS Facebook page.
The KY Dept. of Education has released the Healthy at Schools guidance. This along with feedback will be used to determine our next steps moving forward as we plan to safely begin school in August. Thank you for your continued support and patience. View the document at https://bit.ly/2YxzljC
Family Planning Survey at https://bit.ly/gc-2021 open till June 24. Please share feedback online or call 270-259-4011 for assistance.
Final survey - Family Planning for 2020-21 is now open at https://bit.ly/gc-2021. Your input will directly impact scheduling and other decisions at the district, school and classroom level. Please complete today!
Results of the NTI Family Survey, the first of three for feedback in planning for the 2020-21 school year, plus an update on behind-the-scenes work to prepare for reopening. Details at https://bit.ly/GCS2020Update1
Families, please complete this brief survey designed to help us understand the technology needs of our school district during any time of Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI). Survey Link: https://bit.ly/TechSurveyGCS
Congratulations to GCHS incoming senior Gracyn Cook, selected to serve on the KY FCCLA Executive Council as VP of Individual Programs for the 2020-21 school year. See the full story at https://bit.ly/CookKYFCCLA
An important benefit is available to ALL GCS families. The federal COVID-19 Relief Bill provides eligibility for every student to receive a one-time benefit via EBT card of up to $313.50 per child. Applications are open June 1 – 30. Learn more at https://bit.ly/GCSPEBT
Families, please share your experience with Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) during the COVID-19 school closures. Your honest input on this brief, anonymous survey will help us improve our instruction, communication and delivery moving forward. We appreciate your time. Survey Link: https://bit.ly/NTISurveyGCS2020
Healthy children learn better, and school nurses make it happen! Hat’s off to our stellar nursing team for all they do for both body and mind to help keep students ready to learn and grow. Thank you Brenda Oller, GCHS; Dana Carman, GCMS; Chastity Thorpe, Caneyville; Lynn Ponder, Clarkson; Jennifer Smith, Lawler; DaLeisa Miller, Wilkey; Kim Cannon and Michele Vincent, District.
Shout out to District Technology Integration Specialist Dee Dee Webb, named as one of only 19 educators from across the country to the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Class of 2020! Visit bit.ly/PBS2020AllStar to discover how Dee Dee is using technology both inside and outside the classroom to inspire students and teachers alike.
We couldn’t let National Principal Day go by without a shout out to the most amazing principals anywhere!! Always, but especially during these times. Thank you, thank you to this group of outstanding leaders: Josh Baldwin, GCHS; Gary Parker, GCMS; Josh Basham, Caneyville; Alicia Brooks, Lawler; Shannon Cates, Clarkson; Lisa Skaggs, Wilkey; and Tommy Hodges, AEC.
Gov. Beshear today recommended that all Kentucky schools extend closure through May 1. A transcript of Supt. Robinson's call to families and staff this evening can be viewed at bit.ly/UpdatesGCS. Spring Break remains April 6 - 10, with NTI days beginning again on April 13. For all official updates please continue to visit graysoncountyschools.com.
Gov. Beshear today recommended that all KY school districts extend closure through May 1. Spring Break remains Apr 6 - 10, with NTI days resuming Apr 13. Visit bit.ly/UpdatesGCS for a transcript of Supt. Robinson’s call to families and staff.
Beginning Monday, March 30, all mobile meal bus routes and delivery will continue with no changes. We will discontinue on-site school pick up as we focus on providing the best service to the most families, while also enhancing social distancing for both our children and our staff. Thank you for you continued support and encouragement.
Due to the weather forecast for this afternoon, Grayson County Schools has cancelled ALL afterschool activities and events, including FRC childcare. If you need to make alternate travel arrangements for your child, please contact their school. School will be dismissed at the regular time.
We have been closely following and monitoring the information and guidance provided by the CDC, the World Health Organization (WHO), state and local health departments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out what we are doing and how we can work together to reduce its spread at bit.ly/GCSCOVID19. We will continue to update the page as new information is available.
Summer learning camps and lots of fun are in store for students from 1st through 10th grades at WKU’s Center for Gifted Studies. Scholarships for Grayson County students are available for some programs. Discover the opportunities open to curious minds this summer at the WKU Center for Gifted Studies at bit.ly/WKUSummer20
Congratulations to DECA’s 23 regional competitors, who all qualified for State next month. Finishes include 17 in 1st place, three 2nd place, two 3rd place and one 4th place. See full list at http://bit.ly/RegDECA2020
Please take the very brief (four questions) FRYSC Public Policy Survey to share your thoughts on FRC impact. www.surveymonkey.com/r/FRYSCKyPublicPolicy2020 The survey closes at 10 am this Fri., Jan. 31. Responses will help guide legislative funding decisions.
GCS has been named one of only 12 districts statewide as an education "Bright Spot." See how we received the honor https://bit.ly/2nUVWqB
It's a Signing Day celebration for these Class of ‘19 grads found success with local employers through coops, job shadowing while still in school and earned employment offers as result! Congrats to Charie Meredith, GC Court Clerk, Logan Overby, Elite Welding, Kellie Geary, Leitchfield BP, and Gabrielle McCarty, TLRMC. Thanks to these community partners who opened their doors to provide hands-on education for the win-win. #WeAreGCconnectED
Catch up on all the Back to School events as we count down to August 7, the first day of a fantastic 2019-20! http://bit.ly/30q4X8Z
An astounding 100% industry certification pass rate for machining program. Newly certified are, Front Center: Kelly Hibbard; Front Row, L – R: Nolin Logsdon, Richard Robinson, Colton Starcher, Jacob Fisher, Nicholas Douthitt; Back: George Priddy, Christopher Williams, Instructor Michael Critchelow, Jacob Higdon, and Kyler Embry. Shown separately, Tyler Fields.