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Children's Day Celebration Tonight!

The 2017 Children's Day Celebration will be from 6pm-8pm on November 20.  

Childrens Day

Governor's Scholar Students Recognized at November Board Meeting

The 2017 Governor's Scholar participants were recognized at the November 13, 2107 Board meeting.  The students honored were Ryan Witt, Rajeev Nair, Brooklyn Brown and Garrison Page.

WKU Online Course Registration

Enrollment is open for the Spring 2018 online WKU dual credit  courses begin January 22.  Spaces are filling up quickly!  Register now.

https://www.wku.edu/dualcredit/online/

ASAP Youth Leadership Coalition Opportunity

Students are invited to apply for the ASAP Youth Leadership Coalition.  This group is made up of students who give youth perspectives on prevention in alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in Barren, Hart and Metcalfe Counties. Youth members take a personal stand against alcohol, tobacco and other drugs through planning and implementing fun activities and environmental strategies in the community and schools. Youth provide valuable input into the events and programs the coalition supports.  Download Application.

AP Capstone Graduation

On August 9, 2017, eleven Glasgow High School students were honored at the AP Capstone Graduation ceremony. The AP Capstone Program, as described by College Board, is “an innovative diploma program that equips students with independent research, collaborative teamwork, and communication skills.” The program consists of two courses, AP Seminar and AP Research, which are currently taught at GHS by Mrs. Lisa Bartley and Ms. Mary Fye, respectively. The AP Seminar and Research Certificate is awarded to students who score a 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research.  Students who earn 3 or higher on both the AP Seminar and AP Research exams and on four additional AP classes of their choosing, receive an AP Capstone Diploma.  Ten GHS students recently received a Capstone diploma and one received a Capstone certificate. 

Student Activity: Principals of Biomedical Science

GHS students in the Biomedical Science program recently put their detective knowledge and skills to use as they investigated a fictional crime scene. In Principles of Biomedical Science, students explore concepts of biology and medicine to determine factors that led to the death of a fictional person. According to Project Lead the Way (PLTW), the curriculum pathway used in the Principles of Biomedical Science course, “students examine autopsy reports, investigate medical history, and explore medical treatments that might have prolonged the person’s life. The activities and projects in the PLTW curriculum introduce students to human physiology, basic biology, medicine, and research processes while allowing them to design their own experiments to solve problems.”

Best Fit - Sam Case College Consulting

Want to find out how to make yourself highly competitive for college admissions and scholarships? What should you be doing right now in high school? How do you know what your "best fit" college is? Join us for an evening with Sam Case College Consulting Thursday, September 21 at 6:00 in the auditorium.  This session is open to all GHS students and families and is FREE!!! No RSVP is necessary.

Evening with Industry T-shirt Order

Evening with Industry will be held Tuesdsay, September 19 at 5:30 at Barren County High School Auditorium.  Students who pre-register will receive a free t-shirt.  To register, please complete this form.  Evening with Industry Registration Form

Glasgow Scottie Band Marching Contest

Saturday, September 9th - Come see 12 awesome area bands compete and an exhibition by the Glasgow Scottie Band.  Join us at Glasgow High School.
General admission is $7.


Gates open at 2:45pm. 
Opening Ceremony at 4:45pm
First Band at 5:00pm

PSAT Registration

Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors are encouraged to sign up for the PSAT. The PSAT is a great primer for the SAT and even the ACT. Additionally, the PSAT is the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. PSAT scores are used to identify National Merit Scholars and award merit scholarships. Registration will be from September 5 to September 20. Students can sign up with Mrs. Martin in the cafeteria before school.

Football Game Rescheduled

The Glasgow High School football game vs. Fort Campbell has been moved from Friday to Sat. September 2 at 4:30 PM CST.  The game will be played at GHS.  The change has been made due to inclement weather.  

Yearbook Cover Design Contest

Design the winning yearbook cover and win a FREE yearbook. Rules and submission guidelines can be accessed using the following link:

2017-18 Yearbook Cover Contest

 

 

Dual Credit Scholarship

Students taking dual credit courses through WKU and SKYCTC have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to cover the cost of the course.  Attached are the application instructions.

Junior Class Fundraiser

The Junior Class will be selling magazines through the first week of September. Great magazine offers and bundled magazine packages. Individuals interested in purchasing magazine subscriptions should contact a junior GHS student.

2017 Graduates Attend PEPP at UK

Lexington KY, June 14th – July 15th, 2017

Briana Brooks and Sammy Melendez of Glasgow High School attended a highly competitive and very strenuous four and half week academic residential program at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Upperclassmen Schedule Pick-Up

Students in grades 10-12 can pick up schedules on August 8th from 1:00-6:00 pm.

Freshmen Schedule Pick-Up & Orientation

Freshmen students can pick up schedules on August 1, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 pm and orientation will be held frm 5:00-5:30 pm.

GIS District Open Enrollment

District wide Open Enrollment will be held at each school on Thursday, July 20th from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm.   Please go to the school that your child will be attending to enroll them.   

WKU Online Course Registration

WKU fall dual credit online courses are now available for registration!  Summer courses are still available, too!  More information can be found at www.wku.edu/dualcredit/online.

GHS Art Show Winners
GHS Academic Team Recognized

The GHS Academic Quick Recall Team members and their coach, Todd Garrison, were recognized at the GIS May Board meeting for their 2017 National Championship win at the NAQT Small School National Championship Tournament.

Senior Awards

Seniors who have knowledge of an award or scholarship and wish to be recognized on Awards Day, need to complete a notification form and turn in to Ms. Siebold.  GHS Guidance does not receive notification of all scholarships/awards, so we must rely on your documentation.  The notification form can be found under the Guidance & Academics section of the website.

GHS Academic Team Wins NAQT Small School Quiz Bowl Championship

 

 

 

2017 State Testing Schedules

Please follow the Read More link to see the District state testing schedules.

Glasgow High School Ranked in the Top Ten for 2017 by US News

Top Kentucky High Schools | Best High Schools in Kentucky ...   Glasgow High School was recently ranked #6 in the State of Kentucky by US News and World Report.   Kentucky assesses high school students with end-of-course exams in English II, Algebra II, biology and U.S. history. High school graduation requirements in Kentucky call for a minimum of 22 credits earned, including the completion of a course on the history and appreciation of visual and performing arts. Learn more from the Kentucky Department of Education.  To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold, silver or bronze medal.

To see the entire ranking list visit:    https://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/kentucky

Prom Information

The annual Junior-Senior Prom will be held in the atrium of Glasgow High School on April 29, 2017 at 8:00 in the evening. The dance will conclude at 11:00 pm.

Tickets will be on sale during lunch Tuesday, April 25th-Thursday April 27th.  All GHS Seniors will receive one free prom ticket. Senior date tickets are $30. Even though Senior tickets are free, each Senior must bring this signed document, be cleared of all financial concerns, and reserve his/her ticket.  Junior ticket prices are $30 single; $55 couple.

All GHS students (grades 9-12) must have paid all fees/fines before being added to the guest list.  All students must have this permission form completed before they can purchase tickets.

GHS Students Accepted Into Governor's Scholar Program

Congratulations to these GHS students who have been accepted into the 2017 Governor's Scholar Program: Brooklyn Brown, Rajeev Nair, Garrison Page, Ryan Witt and Alternate Selection, Courtney Hale.

WKU Q&A

Are you interested in pursuing a degree at WKU? Learn about opportunities and degree programs at WKU's campus in Glasgow from current WKU students.

GHS Title 1 Parent Survey

Glasgow High School is dedicated to providing a quality education for every student in our district.  Your comments and concerns are very important, since they influence the direction programs will take in the future.  Please answer and submit this survey by March 24th.

Click Here to Complete Title 1 Parent Survey

 

Little Shop of Horrors Musical

GHS Chorus presents Little Shop of Horrors March 24-25th at 7:00 pm and March 26th at 3:00 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children.

GHS Principal Selection Timeline Changes

The GHS SBDM Council has release the following revision for the principal selection timeline due to scheduling conflicts.

February 22-24      Interviews -CANCELLED

March 4                  Interviews

Chamber of Commerce Work Ethics Certification Award

Do you know a senior who could use $1000? The Glasgow-Barren Co Chamber of Commerce is offering a $1000 award to a GHS senior who demonstrates work ethics such as dependability, respect, and time management.  The $1000 can be used for college/university, technical school, start-up business, etc. The application dealine is March 17.   Application

2017 Student Congress Applicants Wanted

The Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship (HCCS) invites applications from motivated and qualified high school juniors from across the United States to participate in the 2017 Student Congress. The 2017 Student Congress will be held June 4-10 on the campus of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.  For more information and to apply: 2017 Student Congress Application.

2017 Engineers Day
Saturday, February 25
9 am-1 pm
Engineering Buildins
University of Kentucky
Lexington Campus
 
Engineers Day is open to any and all elementary, middle and high school students and their families interested in learning more about exciting things engineers and computer scientists do.  Whether you are a first grader or a high school senior, there will be something to amaze, inform and delight you at the UK College of Engineering.  Even grown-ups will find something entertaining.  Free admission, free parking and free activities.
Spring Meet the Scotties

Spring Sports Meet the Scotties will take place Monday, March 6 in the Gym at Glasgow High School.  The meal will consist of hot dogs, chips, a snack, and a drink.  Players, parents, and fans will eat at 5:00 p.m. with player introductions to follow at 6:00 p.m.

Students recognized at February GIS Board meeting
GHS Swimmer Grayson Reynolds Advances to KHSAA State Championship in 500 Freestyle Event

Congratulations to Grayson Reynolds who finished 2nd in the 500 freestyle event at the Regional Swim Meet and qualified for the KHSAA State Championships to take place on February 24 & 25 at University of Louisville.  

GHS Swim Relay Team Qualifies for KHSAA Swim Championships

GHS girls 400 free relay team qualified as second alternate for the KHSAA swim championships on February 24 and 25th at University of Louisville.  These girls include Grayson Reynolds, Hannah Goodson, Addie Reynolds and Abbie Lee.  Abbie Lee also broke a school record in the 100 breast stroke event. Great job to all.  Congratulations to all the Scottie Swim members and coaches.  Best wishes!

Culinary Arts Valentine Treats

The GHS Culinary Arts Program will offer Valentine treats by preorder until February, 10th.  All orders must be picked up at GHS on February 13th or 14th.  To order download form here.

Notice of GHS SBDM Council Special Session

The Glasgow High School Site Base Decision Making Council will hold a special session on Wednesday, January 18  at 4:00 pm in the front office of  GHS.for the purpose of training SBDM Council members on the principal selection process.  Training will be conducted by Kelly Oliver.

GHS Athletic Event Cancellations & Changes

Friday 1/6 Boys & Girls Basketball at South Warren has been cancelled. 

Satruday 1/7 Freshman/JV  Boys Basketball vs. Greenwood has been cancelled. 

Saturday 1/7 Glasgow Lady Scotties vs. Todd Central has been changed to Varsity Only and will be played at 6pm @ GHS.

GHS Athletic Event Cancellations

Athletic Event Cancellations for Thursday, January 5th due to inclement weather:

GHS Boys Basketball F/JV @ Edmonson Co.-CANCELED
GHS Girls Basketball F/JV vs. Barren-CANCELED
GHS Swim vs. Allen, Barren, Ohio-CANCELED

GHS Sophomore Antonio Hernandez Serves on First Lady's Youth Leadership Council

Congratulations GHS Sophomore Antonio Hernandez for being selected to serve on First Lady Biven's Youth Leadership Council!

Glasgow Daily Times
Gina Kinslow
 

 

Glasgow Daily Times Features GHS Art Project
Will Perkins
Glasgow Daily Times

Glasgow artists create portraits for Columbian children

 

Annual Holiday Luncheon

The Glasgow High School Annual Holiday Luncheon for students and staff will be held Wednesday, December 7th from 11:30 am-1:30 pm.  Parent volunteers are needed for this event.  If you are interested in assisting please contact Tara Martin at tara.martin@glasgow.kyschools.us or 270-651-8801.

GHS Art Students Give Back in a Global Way

GHS art students recently created portraits of forty-seven children from Columbia for a global service project.  Memory Project is a charitable nonprofit organization that invites art teachers and their students to create portraits for youth around the world who have faced substantial challenges, such as neglect, abuse, loss of parents, violence, and extreme poverty. The portraits are visible reminders for the children that they are valued and thought of beyond the parameters of their environment.  (Portrait by Emmalee Lawrence).

GHS Parent Title I Survey

Parents - GHS is encouraging your input through our Title I survey available online now until March 24th.

Parent Title I Survey

GHS Principal Selection Survey

The Glasgow High School SBDM council is seeking your opinion/input in regards to the qualities and characteristics you believe to be the most important in a high school principal. This information will be utilized during the interview process. Please access the survey using the link listed to provide your input.  GHS Principal Selection Survey

WKU Dual Credit Summer Term
Registration for WKU Dual Credit Summer Term is now available.  Dual credit will be offering two terms during the 2017 summer term.  One will run June 5 - 30, the second term will run July 3 - 28.  Register here.
Freshmen Orientation Information

If you were unable to attend Freshmen Orientation please take a moment to review this helpful information:  

Class of 2021 Freshmen Orientation

Simply Scotties & Crest Shirt Sales

Glasgow High School is selling Simply Scotties tshirts and school crest shirts.  Download order form here.

Gala

Gala is scheduled for November 18 at the Glasgow Country Club. It will begin at 8:00 pm and end at 11:00 pm. Tickets will be sold on Wednesday, November 15 and Thursday, November 16 during lunch. Tickets are $12 for singles and $20 for couples. Students must have a completed permission form in order to purchase a ticket. For a copy of the permission slip, please use this link.

Solar Eclipse Information for Glasgow Independent Schools

Link to letter for Glasgow Independent families and students about the upcoming eclipse.

GHS Tshirt Sales

Support GHS Beta Club's fundraiser for National Beta Convention. These were designed by GHS Senior Emmalee Lawrence and are available in the colors/styles as pictured.  All designs are viewable on the order form. Order forms are available for download here and in the front office.

Tshirts: Youth Small thru Adult XL $13 2X & Up $15

Raglan Baseball Shirts: Youth Small thru Adult XL $20 2X & Up $22

Lady Scotties Basketball Camp

The Glasgow Lady Scotties Basketball Team will be hosting a basketball camp in May for all interested girls!  The first session for K-4 will be May 2nd-4th 3:15-5:00 pm each day; the second session for grades 5-8 will be May 9-11 from 3:15-5:00 pm each day.  Camp will be held at GHS.  The cost is $25 per camper.

Download Registration Form

Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

Win a share of up to $100,000 in scholarships in the Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge. Register by October 31, 2017 at www.kylgec.com.

Niche 2018 Best Schools in America Rankings

Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools across the country, recently released their 2018 Best Schools in America rankings and Glasgow High School was selected as one of the best in the Commonwealth.

Emmalee Lawrence wins at National Senior Beta Convention

Emmalee Lawrence recently competed at the National Senior Beta Convention in Orlando, Fl.  Emmalee placed 2nd in Onsite Acrylic Art, 3rd in Acrylic Art and 3rd in Watercolor.  Congratulations to Emmalee!

Election for SBDM Parent Representatives

Parent Nominations for the Glasgow High School 2017/2018 SBDM Council will be accepted in the front office during school hours April 17th through April 20. Elections will be held during school hours (7:00 am-3:30 pm) on Friday, April 21st.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Governor Bevin has Proclaimed April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

In 2016 there was a fifty-year record high peak in highway deaths in Kentucky.  Distracted Driving is the number one killer of teenagers in America. Year to date, Kentucky is three deaths ahead of this same period last year. According to the NTHSA, twenty five percent of these deaths were the result of Distracted Driving (many caused by the cell phone). 

A new technology called LifeSaver-App.com has developed FREE technology that Stops Texting While Driving and allows the driver to be monitored by the parent/safety supervisor. 

LifeSaver-App, in conjunction with others, (including the Kentucky Sheriffs Association) has set a BOLD GOAL of reducing Distracted Driving Deaths in Kentucky by 50% in the next five years.  Additionally, in working with the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, the goal is to make Kentucky the national leader in the reduction of Distracted Driving deaths this year.

Campbell Attends National Academy of Future Physicians

Emily Campbell, the daughter of Drs. Jason and Allison Campbell and a sophomore at Glasgow High School, had an opportunity to attend the National Academy of Future Physicians (NAFP) in Boston this past summer. 

Education Town Hall Meeting with Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt

The Kentucky Department of Education announced in early March that Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.  A Town Hall Meeting with Commissioner Pruitt will be held in the auditorium of Glasgow High School on Thursday, April 20 from 6:30-8:00 pm.  

Those planning to attend a Town Hall Meeting and requiring interpretive services for the deaf or hard of hearing are asked to contact Susan Palmer at the Kentucky Department of Education, susan.palmer@education.ky.gov or phone at (502) 564-3141, ext. 4805, at least a week prior to the meeting to request services. 

Kentuckians who are unable to attend the meetings, still will have the opportunity to submit their feedback.  Details can be found on Kentucky’s ESSA webpage, http://bit.ly/KYAcccountability, starting March 10.  KDE will provide updates on the meetings on its Facebook page and Twitter account @KyDeptofEd. A dedicated hashtag, #KyEdListens, also is being used for the events. 

Strut Your Scottie Calendar Contest

The Glasgow High School FCCLA club is hosting our 1st Annual Strut Your Scottie Pride Contest..  The 2017 Strut Your Scottie Calendar Contest is  for Glasgow Independent School Elementary students K-5.  The top twelve contestants will be featured in a Glasgow Scottie themed 2018 calendar to be sold in the community.

 

GHS Graduation Date Set

Graduation for the Glasgow High School Class of 2017 has been set for Thursday, May 25 beginning at 7:00 pm.

JFK Essay Contest

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to submit an essay for the Profiles In Courage Essay Contest.  For entry details, eligibility, and requirements, visit www.jfklibrary.org.
First place winners will receive $10,000.
Second place winner will receive $1,000
Five finalists will receive $500 each.

 

National Merit Scholarship 2018 Semifinalists Named

Three Glasgow High School seniors are among approximately 16,000 semifinalists named Wednesday by the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, which honors top academic ability and potential for college success. Adam Garrett, Rajeev Nair, and Garrison Page were chosen based on their scores in last fall’s Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, taken by about 1.6 million high school juniors. These young men represent less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors.

Glasgow Scottie Band

The Glasgow Scottie Band website is now active. The website features history of the band, boosters club info., a calendar of events, videos, pictures, and more. The website can be accessed using the following link:

http://www.glasgowscottieband.com/

GHS Guidance

Students and parents are encouraged to take a moment and review the revised GHS guidance webpage.  Formerly Counselors Corner, the Guidance & Academics pages have been reformatted to better assist students and parents in accessing important materials.  These pages will contain the most updated information available.  All scholarships and related applications are posted as they are made available to the guidance department.  Scheduling forms, grading periods, testing schedules, and links to ACT and SAT testing are just a few items that are obtainable via the Guidance & Academics webpages.  

Spring Testing Dates

The testing schedule for Spring is available online for parents and students to reference.  It is important for students to be present and on time during testing dates.

 

GHS Spring 2017 Testing Schedule

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