DISTRICT ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • FLYER ON FREE MEALS SPANISH FLYER FOR MEAL PICK UP


     

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  • On Monday evening during the December meeting of the Board of Education, the 2021-2022 school calendar was approved. The calendar was created utilizing feedback from the calendar survey that was completed by staff, families, and other stakeholders earlier this fall. The approved calendar can be accessed on the district website at https://www.gcbe.org/schoolcalendar.


     

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  • Registration is now open for Gordon County Schools' After School Program.  Visit gcbe.org/ASP to create an online account and register your child. 


     

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  • Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative (GBDI) is launching the Speedtest by Ookla® pilot project statewide through August. This project is designed to equip school leaders with the clearest picture possible of internet connectivity for Georgia’s students and teachers for the upcoming school year.

    Is your home internet too slow?
    Do you lose a cellphone signal when you are walking around in your home?
    Can you get videos on your smartphone, but it takes a long time to download?
    Then WE NEED YOU! Take a Speedtest and help internet service providers and mobile phone carriers know where Georgians need better connectivity.

    Speedtest Directions (Data rates may apply):
    For mobile devices, download the Speedtest app:
    Android: Once installed on your device, open and click “GO.” You can also turn on the “Speedtest” function in your “Settings” if you are using an Android device.
    iOS (Apple): Once installed on your device, open and click “GO.”
    For laptops and computers connected to your home or business internet service:
    Go to https://www.speedtest.net/ and click “GO.”


     

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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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