GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS HEADLINES

  • BOWEN NAMED DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

    During its January 13 meeting, the Board of Education approved Mr. Allen Bowen as the Director of Human Resources for Gordon County Schools. Bowen will fill the vacancy created by Alice Mashburn’s promotion to Assistant Superintendent in December. Mr. Bowen will finish out the school year at Sonoraville High School and officially transition to his new position on June 1, 2020.

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  • EDWARDS AND PARLO TO SERVE AS DISTRICT INSTRUCTIONAL COORDINATORS

    The Gordon County Board of Education approved the Superintendent’s recommendation for the District Instructional Coordinator positions during their January 13 meeting. Katie Edwards and Jamie Parlo will begin work in their new roles on March 1.

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  • STUDENTS HONORED FOR STATE AND NATIONAL TITLES

    During their January meeting, the Board of Education honored students from first semester who have brought home state and/or national titles in their respective areas of competition, along with the advisors who have worked with these students to help them achieve their goals.

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  • ROSELLEN BURNS HONORED FOR SERVICE TO SCHOOLS

    Gordon County Schools' Community Connection Award for January was recently awarded to Rosellen Burns. Mrs. Burns was nominated by the district's student services staff for her work throughout the community with children in need. Pictured are: Front (L-R): Olivia Guthrie- North Georgia National Bank, Dana Stewart- Board member, Mrs. Burns, Dr. Kimberly Fraker- Superintendent, Georgette Hunt, and Board member, Bobby Hall. Back (L-R): Board members- Chris Johnson, Eddie Hall, Charlie Walraven, and Jason Hendrix.

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  • RK REDDING CONSTRUCTION SHARES HONOR

    During the January Board of Education meeting, R. K. Redding Construction, Inc. presented the Board of Education plagues commemorating its role in the honor R. K. Redding received over the summer for its work on Belwood Elementary School and Red Bud Elementary's gymnasium.

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  • LANGHAM NAMED GCS 2ND MILE AWARD WINNER

    Kristi Weaver Langham, school nurse at Red Bud Middle School, has been named the GCS 2nd Mile Award winner for the month of December. Kristi was nominated by a number of her coworkers at Red Bud Middle School, including her principal, Amy Stewart.

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  • Watkins Named Director of Transportation for Gordon County Schools

    The Gordon County Board of Education has approved Gordon Central alumnus, Tim Watkins, as the Director of Transportation for Gordon County Schools. “I’m very honored to have the opportunity to continue to serve Gordon County Schools, its students, and its parents in this expanded role. I’m a product of Gordon County Schools and this community, and it will always be my home. I look forward to serving as Transportation Director with transparency, integrity, and our students’ safety at the forefront,” said Watkins.

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  • HUNT NAMED LEAD NURSE FOR GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS

    Following a called Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, Heather Hunt has been named as the lead nurse for Gordon County Schools. As such, Mrs. Hunt will oversee the nursing program for the district.

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  • GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS NAMES ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

    After reconvening from the Board's executive session in December, Dr. Kimberly Fraker announced the following personnel changes: Alice Mashburn, Assistant Superintendent; Beth Herod, Executive Director of Teaching and Learning; Mendy Goble, Executive Director of Finance; Mike Evelti, Executive Director of Student Services

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  • SHEA SMITH RECEIVES RECOGNITION FOR COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS WITH SCHOOLS

    Shea Smith was honored by the Gordon County Board of Education and North Georgia National Bank for her work with our community outreach groups in schools throughout the district.

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  • SCOTT WHEAT NAMED 2ND MILE WINNER FOR NOVEMBER

    Scott Wheat, Head Custodian at Gordon Central High School, is Gordon County Schools’ November 2nd Mile Award winner.

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  • RED BUD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HONORED FOR REWARD SCHOOL DISTINCTION

    Red Bud Elementary School was honored at the December Board of Education meeting for their designation from the Georgia Department of Education as a Title I Reward school.

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DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Do you have a student who will be ready for Kindergarten next school year? If so, it is time to gear up for registration!

    Students already enrolled in a Gordon County PreK, will receive a packet to apply for Kindergarten from his/her teacher once the registration window opens. However, if your child is excited about Kindergarten and does not currently attend a Gordon County Schools' PreK, you can stop by any Gordon County elementary school to pick up a packet. Visit www.gcbe.org/enrollment to learn more.

    TWIN BOYS ADVERTISING KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

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  • PUBLIC COMMENT ON POLICY CHANGES

    The Gordon County Board of Education is currently reviewing its governing policies.  The public is invited to provide comments on pending policies here.  Any pending policy will be listed on the right side of the page.


     

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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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