PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: Don't forget to activate your parent portal accounts! Parents/Guardians will need an active parent portal account starting July 1st, 2022 to register students for the upcoming school year- this will help replace the numerous hard copies parents/guardians fill out on back to school nights. If you do not have an active parent portal account, please visit your student’s school to set up your account. Your school will provide your user specific activation key. If you have multiple students in the district- setting up your account at one school will include all of your students. You will need to bring a valid ID to set up your account. You will not be able to register your student(s) for the next school year without creating this account. If you have any questions regarding your Parent Portal account, please contact your school.
Garrard County Schools would like to welcome our new School Psychologist, Mrs. Katie Guiney! Mrs. Guiney has been practicing in the field for over twenty years. Mrs. Guiney says, "I find great joy in helping children learn and succeed at school." Mrs. Guiney and her husband and are originally from western New York state, but they have now lived in Danville, Kentucky for sixteen years. They have a fifteen year old son who will be starting 10th grade in August. Mrs. Guiney says, "We love the Central Kentucky area and we're happy to have it as our home. I’m excited to be joining your community as a school psychologist!"
Don't forget! Garrard County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this summer! Visit our GCHS Cafeteria as the meal site. Ages 18 and under can eat breakfast and lunch at no cost! *No grab n go, or curbside pick up available this year.*
The President of Western Kentucky University Dr. Tim Caboni, visited Garrard County this morning on his #BigRedRoadtrip. An excellent visit with Judge Executive elect Chris Elleman, Mayor Marshall Norton, GCS Superintendent Kevin Stull, City Grant Administrator Ken Parsons, and Johnathan Shell discussing the great things happening in GC!
Garrard County Schools would like to welcome our new Career and Technical Education Special Education Outreach Coordinator, Ms. Shauna Howard! Ms. Shauna Howard has 24 years of experience working with students of all ages, and most recently was an exceptional child consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education. Ms. Howard says, “I am overjoyed to be returning to Garrard County as the CTE Special Education Outreach Coordinator. It is my vision that this new program will provide unmatched opportunities for the students of our ATC and give them that competitive edge in the global job market.” Ms. Howard received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky University. Ms. Howard says, “When I am not working in my educational capacity, I am spending time with family and friends. I enjoy Sci-Fi shows and painting. I look forward to working with our students in this new role!”
GC Parents and Families: If you missed the spring preschool screenings- this is your last chance! If you have a preschool-aged child who qualifies for preschool, and has not yet attended a screening-use this link to sign up for a screening session on August 12th. Please note, a preschool-aged child cannot register for preschool enrollment without scheduling and attending a screening. Click this link to register for a screening: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwj_ZO0tzqvG39OrpKJKYvSbfmF64XiB50QsTs95vaUmZU4w/viewform?usp=sf_linkhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwj_ZO0tzqvG39OrpKJKYvSbfmF64XiB50QsTs95vaUmZU4w/viewform?usp=sf_link
PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: Garrard County Schools are excited to announce that we will be using Online Registration this year for ALL students! Parents/Guardians will need an active parent portal account starting July 1st, 2022 to register students for the upcoming school year- this will help replace the numerous hard copies parents/guardians fill out on back to school nights. If you do not have an active parent portal account, please visit your student’s school to set up your account. You will need to bring a valid ID to set up your account. You will not be able to register your student(s) for the next school year without creating this account. If you have any questions regarding your Parent Portal account, please contact your school.
Looking for an opportunity to join Garrard County Schools? GCS is now hiring a School Psychologist! Click the link below to view job description and requirements. https://garrard.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1009
Did you know Family Healthcare Associates were offering services all summer? Visit us today at the Garrard Educational Center for urgent care, primary care, wellness visits, testing, and physicals! Open to all (not just staff and students). Meet Tricia Jackson, our APRN: Tricia Jackson graduated with honors from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has been practicing as a Family Health Nurse Practitioner for four years. Previously, Jackson was an oncology certified nurse at University of Kentucky for twelve years. Tricia Jackson has been a Garrard County resident since 2002 and says, "I am honored to be able to help my fellow Garrard county residents stay healthy and recover from illness. I look forward to making a positive impact on members of this community."
An exciting new opportunity for Garrard County Area Technology Center thanks to the Career and Technical Education Grant funded by the Kentucky Department of Education. Garrard County was the first school district to apply, the first district to receive the grant, and will be the first district to pilot! The grant will allow the ATC to hire a Career and Technical Special Education Outreach Coordinator to support students receiving special education services within career and technical education! If you have a background in Special Education and are interested in applying for our new position, click the link below! https://garrard.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=994
The 2022 Graduation Ceremony for Garrard County High School will be streamed live tonight, 5/27/22, starting at approximately 6:20PM with the senior video first and then the Graduation Ceremony following-scheduled to start at 7:00PM. Click the link below to watch live: https://youtu.be/fvaUQC5iO6Q
Garrard County Schools are hiring Student Summer Workers to begin work on June 6th, 2022 with our Maintenance and Custodial departments. Students who are interested (must be at least 16 years old) can find the application on their Grade Google Classrooms. If interested, be sure to submit the application ASAP!
The 2022 Graduation Ceremony for Garrard County High School will be streamed live Friday, 5/27/22, starting at approximately 6:20PM with the senior video first and then the Graduation Ceremony following-scheduled to start at 7:00PM. Click the link below on Friday to watch live: https://youtu.be/fvaUQC5iO6Q
Garrard County Schools would like to welcome Mr. Mark Scenters as the new Assistant Principal of Garrard County High School!
Congratulations to Carrie Bruce for being named Garrard County High School's Salutatorian, Class of 2022.🎓
Congratulations to Jade Pevley for being named Garrard County High School's Valedictorian, Class of 2022.🎓
Tonight we recognized the GMS Academic Team for all of their recent accomplishments! The GMS Academic Team had over 60 members. They were the district champions overall and saw 17/18 testers qualify for regional competition. The team won every district championship except one. The problem solving and quick recall teams were also district champions. The GMS Team was also overall Regional Runners-up and had the regional champion in Arts (Emorie Martin), Science (Colin Gilbert), and ELA(Olivia Denny). 6 individuals and our problem-solving team advanced to State. Our 6th Grade team also placed as Runner Up and Emorie Martin placed 6th overall in the state on the 6th grade test.
Congratulations to Abagail Bailey, Natlie Clark, and Abigail Travis, Cooper Whitt (not pictured) on their acceptance to the Rogers Explorers Program! #WeAreGC
Congratulations to Vivianna Weaver for being recognized tonight on being selected to The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science at Western Kentucky University AND the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University. #WeAreGC
Congratulations to Miles Terry for being recognized tonight on being selected to The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University. #WeAreGC