District Announcements

Gilpin County School District Weekly Announcements September 24, 2018
10595 CO 119, Black Hawk, CO 80422
 
Just A Quick Reminder
If you received an Immunization letter for your student(s), remember ALL immunizations are due this week!
 
No Parking in Drop off/Pick-up Lanes
Parents are reminded that the designated student drop-off and pick-up for elementary students on the south side and secondary students on the north side atrium drive are “no parking”.  Do not leave your vehicle unattended. Both lanes also serve as fire lanes and cannot be blocked with parked vehicles.
 
Children exit vehicles on side of the vehicle next to the building.  Parents who walk children into the building need to park in a designed parking space and use the crosswalks.  Thanks for complying and keeping your child and all children safe.
 
Pee Wee Cheer Camp
Registration and information forms went home on 9/13 and are due by 9/27.  There are a few more forms available with Ms. Joni and Ms. Catrina. All registrations are due on 9/27 to allow us time to order t-shirts and materials for use at camp.  The camp is on October 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon in the old gym.  The children will perform what they learn at halftime of the Homecoming game that night.
 
Secondary Friday School
Announcing Friday School!  The school district provides homework help and test taking opportunities to students in grades 6 -12 on scheduled Fridays.  For more information and to view the schedule for this semester click the link.  
 
International Trips
Great news! Both the Peru and London/Paris tours have met their minimum number of participants to be activated.  EF has also generously extended the early enrollment discount through the end of September. Students must be in grades 9-12 at the time of the trip. For more information click the link.
 
International Travel Group
It is time again for the annual Yankee Candle sale brought to you by those students traveling internationally this year and next.  The sale will begin tomorrow, Sept. 18th and run through Oct. 2nd. If you are interested in purchasing a candle or other products from Yankee Candle, please see a student that you know is traveling to Ireland, Peru or London/Paris.  If you don’t know any students who are traveling, please contact Mrs. Bayne at kbayne@gilpin.k12.co.us and she will put you in touch with one of them.
 
Recreation Center Closure
The Community Center will be closed for cleaning and maintenance 9/24-9/28.  The barn will be open and used for afterschool programs if your child chooses to still ride the bus from school. If you have any questions please contact the Recreation Center.
 
Nuggets Community Night
Enjoy the Opening Night of the Nuggets regular season on Sat. October 20th and support the Gilpin County School.  The Nuggets will make a donation to the Gilpin County Education Foundation for every ticket purchased. Tickets are just $20 for upper level and $44 for lower level.  Click the link for more info or buy your tickets here: nuggets.ksetickets.com/gilpin1819
 
Health Office
In September & October the Health Office will be doing Vision and Hearing screenings in the health office.  Screenings will be for new students and also grades K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th. For more information and dates please click the link.
 
Para Position
GCSD is seeking a part time Paraprofessional for Elementary.  If you are interested please click the link to be directed to the Human Resources page for more information.
 
Parents Needed to Substitute Teach!  
Substitute teaching is a great part-time job that will earn $100 a day.  Contact Catrina, camaya@gilpin.k12.co.us to get information on the process and application.  Applicants must have or be willing to obtain a substitute teaching license and or have a valid Colorado teaching licence and must pass a background check.  Substitutes must be able to work on short notice.
 
Lead Tap Water Results Provided
The most recent lead tap water results are available to parents here.  PPB represents parts per billion and BDL indicates below detectable limits.  For more information, contact the GCSD water and wastewater operator Julie Reycraft julie.reycraft@awws.org, Alberts Water and Wastewater Specialists, Inc., www.awws.org.
 
Lunch Menu
 
Late Start
Wednesday, October 3rd is the next late start. All students report to school at 9 a.m. Busses will have the same pick-up time, but an hour later. School will dismiss as regularly scheduled at 4 p.m. http://gilpincsd.ss14.sharpschool.com/our_district/calendars/late_start_schedule
 
 
Submit Your Announcement  camaya@gilpin.k12.co.us
Submit your announcement by 8am on Monday “copy ready” via email.


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