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Check out our Tiger Spotlight: We are GCSS

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As a way to spotlight the success stories of our students, teachers, staff, and administrators, we have created our newest publication We are GCSS. We are GCSS will be released each month by the Office of Communications.  The best part about We are GCSS…the success stories are not limited to the walls of our classrooms or buildings…they include life changing accomplishments that impact and shape our daily lives.

Please click here to read our latest story.
 

Posted 08/26/2015 @ 10:05 AMMore
October 2017

Novelis sponsors First Lego League at Greensboro Elementary School

The students and staff of Greensboro Elementary School would like to thank Novelis for sponsoring the school’s First Lego League. This is the first time the school has offered a robotics club to students. Posted 10/20/2017 @ 11:51 AMMore

GCSS receives donation from Publix on Lake Oconee

Publix Store manager Bruce Humphries along with a team of Publix employees delivered a truckload of school supplies to the Greene County Board of Education Office on Wednesday morning. The supplies were purchased by Publix shoppers for the school system. 
Posted 10/17/2017 @ 11:35 AMMore

GCHS announces 2017 Homecoming King and Queen

Congratulations to Greene County High School seniors Tralandis Redd and Russell Milton on being crowned this year’s Homecoming King and Queen.  
Posted 10/17/2017 @ 11:40 AMMore

Employee Health Insurance Open Enrollment - 2018


Due to limited changes, only two staff meetings are being held:
     * Wednesday, October 18 at 3:45 p.m. - GCHS Auditorium
     * Thursday, October 26 at 8:00 a.m. - GCSS Transportation/Bus Shop


Below are links to additional information.  Please feel free to contact Dr. Thomas McClendon at 706-453-7688 with any questions.

State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP):
State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2018 is October 16 through November 3, 2017, 11:59 p.m.


AFLAC :
Scott Hayes, AFLAC Representative, will also visit the schools to provide information on AFLAC policies.


Colonial Life:
Melissa George, Colonial Representative, will also visit the schools to provide information on Colonial Life policies.


Other Insurance/Fringe Benefits:
  • As part of Open Enrollment for 2018, Mr. Mike Martz will be available to meet with employees regarding benefits other than the State Health Benefit Plan. These include such benefits as Disability, Dental, Vision, Tax-Sheltered Annuity, and other plans offered. Below is Mr. Martz’s schedule for the coming weeks.

    Monday, Oct. 23rd - UPSA
  • Tuesday, Oct. 24th - GES
  • Wednesday, Oct 25th - CMS
  • Thursday, Oct 26th - GCHS
  • Monday, Oct. 30th - LOA
  • Week of Oct. 30th - Central Office, Transportation Department, Pre-K, and PREP Center  
     
  • If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Thomas McClendon at 706-453-7688.

 


 

Posted 10/09/2017 @ 12:39 PMMore
September 2017

GCHS FCCLA collecting items for victims of Hurricane Irma

Greene County High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Club is collecting items for the victims of Hurricane Irma.Posted 09/25/2017 @ 11:36 AMMore

Parents & Guardians: Please make plans to attend our Free Parent Workshop on Sept. 25 at 5:30 pm


Free Parent/Guardian Workshop:  Website & Parent Portal Training

Location: Greene County High School
Date: September 25, 2017
Time: 5:30 p.m.


Parents/Guardians will have the opportunity to…

... Learn how to navigate the GCSS website
... Sign up for or learn more about Parent Portal
... Join GCSS’s social media community
... Look at the new, district-wide mobile app

This workshop is open to all GCSS parents and guardians.  For more information, contact Targie Folds, Parent Involvement Coordinator, at 706-453-7688



Posted 09/19/2017 @ 2:09 PMMore

Greene County School System launches new mobile app

Greene County School System has teamed up with Apptegy to create a mobile app for the district. The new app gives users access to the school system’s staff directory, social media feeds, academic and athletic calendars and lunch menus. From the app, users can receive turn-by-turn directions to venues where sporting events or other school activities are being held as well as add the event to their calendar.

Posted 10/17/2017 @ 12:04 PMMore

Greene County School System - New Mobile App

 
The official app for the Greene County School System allows users direct access to the most recent news, announcements and event calendars. Customize the app to display information relevant to a specific campus and to receive important notifications from the district. Users may also access the directory of district faculty and staff, view dining menus, find the location of district events, contact campuses and departments, follow athletic scores and updates, and much more.

Download the mobile app for free from the Google Play Store

or from the Apple App Store by searching Greene County School System


 

Posted 09/08/2017 @ 2:15 PMMore
August 2017

Atlanta Falcons kick off NFL Flag Football Week with 159-County Initiative

Greensboro Elementary School students will have the opportunity to experience a new way to exercise this school year during their physical education (P.E.) classes thanks to a donation from the Atlanta Falcons. On Aug. 21, the Atlanta Falcons Youth Foundation unveiled flag football equipment donations to elementary and middle schools in every one of the state’s 159 counties. GES is the only school in the county that will receive the NFL Flag Football kit.


 
Posted 08/28/2017 @ 9:49 AMMore

Greene County Schools to delay dismissal by 30 minutes on Aug. 21 for Solar Eclipse

In light of recent news stories regarding the safety and authenticity of solar eclipse glasses, we have decided not to distribute glasses to students and staff on Aug. 21 to view the solar eclipse. We will still, however, delay dismissal by 30 minutes for all students because the eclipse will occur around 2:40 p.m., which is around our normal time of dismissal for some schools.

In lieu of going outside to view the eclipse, teachers will lead instructional activities centered about this occurrence. Please remind your child that while they will be in a well-lit classroom, it will still appear like evening or nightfall outside.

Click "More" below for additional information

Posted 08/14/2017 @ 9:34 AMMore

GCBOE 2017 Tax Digest and 5-Year History of Levy.

The Greene County Board of Education, does hereby announce that the millage rate will be set at a meeting to be held in its meeting room on August 29th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. and pursuant to the requirements of O.C.G.A. 48-5-32, do hereby publish the following presentation of the current year's tax digest along with the history of the tax digest and levy for the past five years. (Click "MORE" below for the report.)

Posted 08/10/2017 @ 12:50 PMMore
July 2017

GCSS to celebrate 10th annual DAY ONE! event

The first day of school is almost here! For Greene County School System students and staff, the first day of school will mark the 10th anniversary of the district’s DAY ONE! Celebration. DAY ONE! has become a Greene County tradition, allowing community members to come together to welcome students back to school, wish each child success in their studies and pass out school supplies.Posted 07/24/2017 @ 1:44 PMMore

Greene County Board of Education to hold two Public Budget Hearings

The Greene County Board of Education will conduct public budget hearings on  Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 9 am and Thursday, August 3 at 5 pm to discuss the 2017-2018 budget.  Both meetings will be held in the Board Meeting Room, CBJ Educational Complex, 101 East Third Street, Greensboro.  The budget will be considered for final adoption by the Board at 6:00 p.m. on August 14, 2017, at the Greene County Board of Education office on East Third Street, Greensboro, Georgia. As with all meetings of the Board of Education, the public is invited to attend.Posted 07/18/2017 @ 8:57 AMMore

GCSS seeks community input to develop Strategic Plan

Greene County School System is embarking on a strategic improvement planning process that requires input from citizens, staff, parents, students and civic leaders. The input will be used to ensure that the resulting plan will reflect the wishes of the district’s citizenry.


Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Lake Oconee Ballroom
at Reynolds Plantation
1100 Lake Oconee Drive | Greensboro, GA  30642
Click here for directions
Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Greensboro First United Methodist Church
North Campus / Downtown Greensboro
202 West Broad Street | Greensboro, GA  30642
Click here for directions
 
    
Update: 07-31-2017
A third strategic planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 6:00 p.m. at Anita White Carson Middle School, 1010 S. Main Street, Greensboro.




Posted 07/17/2017 @ 2:19 PMMore

GCSS to hold training session for community members interested in serving as a volunteer

Greene County School System will host a Volunteer Training Session on Thursday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Technology Training Room of the CBJ Educational Complex located at 101 East Third Street, Greensboro. Anyone interested in serving as a school volunteer should attend this important training session. For more information, contact Beth Thomas at beth.thomas@greene.k12.ga.us.Posted 07/03/2017 @ 10:57 AMMore
 

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