GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS HEADLINES

  • HALL NAMED AS GORDON CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL PRINICPAL

    In a called meeting on June 24, the Gordon County Board of Education named Mr. Brian Hall principal of Gordon Central High School. Mr. Hall, who has most recently served as assistant principal at Sonoraville Elementary School, has a vast history with Gordon County Schools.

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  • GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS WELCOMES DR. KIMBERLY FRAKER AS SUPERINTENDENT

    Dr. Fraker has most-recently served Bartow County Schools as chief of leadership and learning. Among her many responsibilities in this role, Dr. Fraker assists the superintendent in the day to day operations of the schools. The nomination of Dr. Fraker by the Gordon County BOE as sole finalist remained open for 14 days in accordance with state law. At the conclusion of the nomination period, Dr. Fraker was unanimously approved for the position. The contract period for Dr. Fraker will begin July 1, 2019.

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  • BROCK NAMED TO GOVERNOR'S ADVISORY BOARD

    Debra Brock, Red Bud Elementary School principal, was recently named the 14th congressional district representative for the Board of Early Care & Learning by Governor Brian Kemp.

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  • SEGURSKY APPOINTED TO STATE ADVISORY PANEL

    Alecia Segursky, Director of Special Education for Gordon County Schools, was recently appointed to the Georgia Department of Education's State Advisory Panel for Special Education.

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  • GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS' TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT HOLDS BUS SAFETY POSTER CONTEST

    Students from each of our elementary schools were recently invited to participate in our School Bus Safety Poster Contest. Winners were chosen from each grade level at their respective schools before being judged at the district level by transportation staff members. The two first place winners will be submitted at the beginning of 2019-2020 school year for the state wide competition.

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DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

    In compliance with the Georgia Records Act, the Gordon County School District’s records retention schedule, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regulations on destruction of data collected, maintained or used in the provision of a free and appropriate public education of students with disabilities in the District’s schools, the Special Education Department announces its intention to destroy special education records as indicated below after the following date:  October 1, 2019.

    Records for students who were enrolled in a special education program in the district’s schools who were born before January 1, 1995 and were twenty-two(22) years of age as of July 1, 2017 are no longer needed for educational purposes.

    A student or parent may need these records for Social Security or other reasons.  If you, as a former special education student or parent of a former special education student, wish to obtain these records prior to destruction, you should contact the Special Education Records Department at the Gordon County Schools Central Office, 205 Warrior Path, Calhoun, GA  30701.  Positive Identification will be required before the records will be released to the individual.

    For more information, contact Marianne Crawford, Special Education Records Clerk at (706) 629-4474 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 p.m.

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  • HB 91; ELIGIBILITY FOR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA 

    An individual (hereinafter referred to as “Student”) no longer enrolled in a Georgia public school and who previously failed to receive a high school diploma in this state or was denied graduation solely for failing to achieve a passing score on one or more portions of the Georgia High School Graduation Tests or its predecessor or the Georgia High School Writing Test or its predecessor may petition the local board of education in which he or she was last enrolled to determine the student’s eligibility to receive a high school diploma pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 20-2-281.1 based on the graduation requirements in effect when the student first entered ninth grade. Complete the application to petition Gordon County Schools to determine eligibility for a student under this guidance.  For more information contact Mike Evelti, Student Services Director.

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