May Breakfast and Lunch Menu 2021
Cheer Tryout information for current grades 4 through 7 will be coming very soon! In the meantime, if your child did NOT cheer this year, they will need a current physical filed in the office in order to tryout. The forms are in the office for you to pick up and have the doctor fill out for you. If your child did cheer this year, their physical is current through May, but they must have their physical completed and the forms turned into the office by June 1.
Job Opportunities ~ Working at GCSSD is exciting & rewarding! For the latest job opportunities go to https://gcssd.mysmarthire.com/jobs/ (Use Google Chrome) Equal Employment Opportunity
The Lifeline Blood Drive for tomorrow Tuesday April 13th has been cancelled. Make up day for this will be determined at a later date
April Breakfast and Lunch Menu 2021 https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1182690/April2021ElemMiddleMenu.pdf
Important reminders regarding drop-off & pick-up.... To remain orderly and conduct a swift, safe drop-off/pick-up for all we ask that you: -Encourage your child to have their things ready in order to get out of the vehicle in a timely fashion. -Please park in the lot to assist your child if they are unable to get in/out of the car alone. -Please pull forward to the colored dot where your child will be waiting in the afternoons. -Park if you need to speak with a staff member and handle that through the office. We have these procedures in place to keep the traffic flowing smoothly and to keep all students safe.
Important Reminder: Lunches are available for pick up or delivery as we continue at home learning on Fridays. Please reserve your meal by noon on Thursdays. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScu0y_gcIo477HLsVQL7JamSXCs8Gx_HbX_YKlGMdxeNF50AA/viewform
Breakfast and Lunch Menu March 2021
RADA fundraiser has been extended. Please submit order forms and money on or prior to March 3rd.
Kindergarten Registration 3/22/21 https://5il.co/ptlt
GCSSD will be closed tomorrow, Thursday 2/11, due to the potential for inclement weather. Central Office staff will work from home. Friday, 2/12, will be a normal off campus learning day for staff and students. Staff will be contacted tomorrow, 2/11, for directions on Friday work location.
February Breakfast and Lunch Menu 2021 https://5il.co/p3in
Congratulations to Ms. Jennifer Chandler for being chosen as our 2020-21 Teacher of the Year for Kenton Elementary School! Here is a little about Ms. Jennifer: I grew up right in this community and always had the desire to be a teacher. My grandmother taught English for over 30 years at Kenton High School, and I wanted to try to make a difference in children’s lives as she always did. I graduated high school from Gibson County and then UT Martin. I started my teaching career in Rutherford, teaching 3rd grade. I taught there for 14 years and then moved to Kenton to begin teaching the first 4th grade class at the new Kenton School. Kenton is home to me, so I wanted to come back home. I have been teaching a total of 28 years in GCSSD. During this time, I have taught 3rd, 4th, 1st, and 2nd grades. I have been married to my husband for 28 years. We have 3 children and a new grandson. I love to spend time with my family and rocking my sweet grandbaby.
It's School Board Appreciation Week & KES would like to thank all GCSSD board members for their service. We are especially partial to our very own, John Campbell. We appreciate the time and energy spent to ensure our students are receiving the best education possible. Born and raised in Kenton, TN. Both parents, John and Brenda Campbell, worked for the GCSSD. John is a 2013 graduate from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College where he earned his Associates Degree. He has been a licensed PTA for 7 years and is currently the Rehab Director at a skilled nursing facility. He is married to Heather Campbell and together they have 3 children, Kailey, Olivia, and Cason. John stated: "I view my position on the school board as being a member of a very important decision making team that listens to our constituents concerns, continues to look for and find ways to improve our school system and makes sure that our students are provided with a school system that will have them prepared for success upon graduation." Thanks for all you do, John!
The 2021-22 School Year calendar options have been drafted and will be approved on January 14, 2021. We would like to know your opinion on which calendar option works best for your family. Please click on the link below to see the calendar options and then fill out the survey that selects the one that fits you and your family best. Thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion. Survey will close on 1/13/21 at 4:00PM. https://forms.gle/GFWwauMBLbRAEUTY7
The 2021-22 School Year calendar options have been drafted and will be approved on January 14, 2020. We would like to know your opinion on which calendar option works best for your family. Please click on the link below to see the calendar options and then fill out the survey that selects the one that fits you and your family best. Thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion. Survey will close on 1/13/21 at 4:00PM. https://forms.gle/GFWwauMBLbRAEUTY7
As a reminder, all students eat free until the end of the 2020-21 School Year! We will be continuing to offer meal delivery on Friday’s due to the extension of off-campus learning. A meal request must be submitted each week by Thursday at 12:00 noon to ensure a meal delivery on Friday by completing the online meal survey or by contacting the school cafeteria manager. Click below to access the meal delivery request: https://forms.gle/qvnzRPVZ8afMkStg9
The Tennessee Department of Health has released updated guidance on releasing cases and contacts from isolation and quarantine regarding COVID-19. Please click the link to review the full guidance. The list below is a summary of the changes: NON-HOUSEHOLD CONTACTS Non-household contacts must be quarantined after exposure to a case, regardless of whether the case was symptomatic. TDH and CDC recommend a 14-day quarantine. Acceptable alternatives to a 14-day quarantine include: • after Day 10 (returning to regular activities on Day 11) without testing if the contact does not have symptoms. • after Day 7 (returning to regular activities on Day 8) if the contact does not have symptoms and if they test negative by a PCR or antigen (rapid) test collected after Day 5. Continue to self-monitor for symptoms and wear a face mask through Day 14. • If they go the route of getting a negative PCR or antigen (rapid) test, we will need proof of that test to allow them back before the 10 days are up. Link to updated guidance: https://5il.co/nlkk
Digital Learning Academy Quarter 3 Enrollment is open until December 11, 2020 (5:00 PM close). Any student that wants to participate in the Academy for Quarter 3 must register by 5:00PM on Friday 12/11/2020. Students that are currently enrolled and want to continue with off-campus instruction through the Academy must re-enroll. If you plan for your student to return to on-campus instruction, Quarter 3 starts January 4, 2021 (full day of instruction). There is no need to contact the school and let them know that you plan to return your student to on-campus instruction. We will send a list of students to the school that did not re-enroll in the DL Academy for Quarter 3. Please remember, we will not allow any student to transition in or out of the Digital Learning Academy after the enrollment deadline (5:00PM December 11, 2020). If you choose to enroll your student, he/she will remain a Digital Learning Academy student for the entire Quarter 3. We will also not allow any student to transition from on-campus to Digital Learning Academy after the deadline. Decisions of how your student will receive instruction for Quarter 3 must be made by Friday, December 11 at 5:00PM. Digital Learning Academy Quarter 3 Registration Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HJB29RX Digital Learning Academy Information: https://www.gcssd.org/page/digital-learning-academy