GCSD 2020-21 School Reopening & Updates

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As GCSD schools reopen, the priority is to keep our students and families and staff safe while maintaining high-quality education.  We will use this page to provide regular updates.

GCSD 2020-21 Reopening Plan

The health and safety of our students, our staff and their families is our top priority. We are in an environment of change and as a result, we will continue to modify, update the reopening plan as needed throughout the year.

GCSD COVID-19 Updates & Information Page

A page to share COVID-19 updates and resources for the 2020-21 school year as the circumstances warrant.

2020-21 School Reopening & Updates

    How to Stay Updated

    Families will receive reopening updates via email, text message and/or phone call (when needed) through our email communication tool, School Messenger. Please make sure to log into your School Messenger account to confirm your preferences on how to be contacted.

    2020-21 Reopening Reference 

    Reopening Timeline

      GCSD Reopening Steering Committee

      The district established a Reopening Steering Committee, a 40-person panel made up of GCSD administrators, teachers, staff and community members to create a comprehensive reopening plan for the 2020-21 school year. Given the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a fluid process, with direction based on the latest available information and guidance from local and state governing bodies.

      The committee has been meeting weekly since mid-May 2020. 

      GCSD Reopening Subcommittees
      • Facilities
        Chair: Clifford Nooney, Director of Facilities, GCSD
      • Instruction
        Chair: Demian Singleton, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
      • Health & Safety
        Chair: Tim Murphy, Safety Specialist
      • Social-Emotional Learning
        Chair: Lisa Knowles, Director of Pupil Services
      • Human Resources
        Chair: Regan Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
      • Extra-Curricular Activities, Athletics and Special Areas
        Co-Chairs: Bob Winans, District Music Administrator and Dave Austin, Director of Athletics

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