Sheriff's Follow-up Meeting

UPDATED 9/21/23: The Gilpin County Sheriff Kevin Armstrong hosted a community meeting on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Gilpin County School auditorium. The Sheriff presented follow-up on what has been addressed since the swatting incident that resulted in the school lockdown and the activation of the reunification of students and parents at the Recreation Center on February 22, 2023.

Sheriff Armstrong presented the revised protocols for the Reunification Center operations at the Recreation Center in the future. The school will send out additional information. The meeting recording is available on the school district Youtube Channel.

Capital Construction Request for Proposals

GCSD seeks Request for Proposals (RFP) from construction contractors for capital construction: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Building Access, Playground Access, and Parking Projects.

ADA RFP Due October 10, 2023

ADA RFP Construction Drawings

GCSD seeks Request for Proposals (RFP) from construction contractors for capital construction: Wastewater Interconnect Project.

Wastewater Interconnect RFP Due October 11, 2023

Wastewater Interconnect RFP Construction Drawings

Wastewater Interconnect Sample Construction Agreement

BHCCSD Minimum Design Standards

BOE Announces Candidate Public Forum

The Board of Education will host a Candidate Public Forum on October 11, 2023, 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. Members of GCHS Student Council will moderate the forum. The public is invited to attend.

The General Election Day is November 7, 2023. Ballots will be mailed on October 16, 2023. The following candidates will appear on the election ballot for three GCSD Director At-Large 4 year terms, 2023-2027.

Victoria Edwards

Joe Marr

Laura Mayer

Rana Silver

Joseph L. Stranaly

Tami Velasquez

Preschool Parents Apply for UPK

Gilpin County Preschool enrolls 3 and 4-year-old students. Gilpin County Preschool is participating in Universal Preschool (UPK). UPK Colorado allows families of children who will be 4-years-old by October 1 each year in the year before they are eligible for kindergarten, and qualifying 3-year-olds, to apply now for UPK Colorado for the 2023-24 school year to receive partial to full tuition assistance. UPK applications are currently being accepted.

Parents should select Gilpin County Preschool as your UPK provider. You can begin your application at any time and return to it as many times as you like before submitting. Gilpin County Preschool will be accepting students who live in the GCSD as well as students who reside outside of the school district. Classes begin on August 21, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. A half-day mornings only session from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. is available.

Qualifying 3-year-olds- Families of children who will be 3-years-old by October 1 each year who have at least one qualifying factor may apply to UPK for the 2023-24 school year to receive partial to full tuition assistance. Qualifying factors are listed in the UPK application.

Families of 3-year-olds also have the opportunity to apply for a Mt. Thomas Action Fund Request from the Gilpin County Education Foundation (GCEF) for preschool tuition assistance.

For additional information and assistance, contact Codi Ramsey, Elementary Administrative Assistant,

Financial Transparency