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KDE Commissioner Stephen Pruitt tours Glasgow Independent Schools

KDE Commissioner Stephen Pruitt and his staff toured the Glasgow Independent school system with Superintendent Larry Hammond.   Representative Steve Riley and Senator David Givens were also along for the tour.  

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.

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.

GMS Art Students complete banner for KSBA Annual Meeting

GMS art students recently completed a banner for the Kentucky School Board Assosciation's 2017 Annual Meeting.  The banner was displayed along with banners from other Kentucky schools at the meeting recently held in Louisville.

GMS Academic Team 3rd Annual Trivia Night

GMS Academic Team 3rd Annual Trivia Night 2017 Champions - The GMS Academic Team 3rd Annual Trivia Night was held on February 25th with a record number of teams.   A taco salad bar and desserts were enjoyed by all participants.   The team "Nacho Average Team" came out victorious.

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

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!

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

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.

Disney's Peter Pan, Jr to be Performed at Highland

Join us for a great night of theater as Highland presents Disney's Peter Pan, Jr on Friday, January 20 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, January 22 at 2:00 pm.  Tickets are $5 and are available at the door.  Hope you can join us!

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

GPA Fundraiser at Freddy's January 10th

If eating out is a choice on January 10th, please choose to dine at Freddy's Burger Restaurant.  You'll need to bring in a flier or show a picture from your phone.  We appreciate your support for our little Scotties!  Select flyer picture to expand.

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).

Simply Scotties-Dashing Through The Snow

The Lady Scotties Basketball Team will be selling these Simply Scotties shirts for a very limited time.  Orders will be excepted until 9:00 am Monday Nov, 28th.  This will be the only order done for this design.  Order form here.  *design could vary slightly depending on final variation*

GHS Culinary Arts: WBKO Midday Live!

GHS Culinary Arts student appear on WBKO Midday Live!  Click here to view segment.  October 21, 2016 Midday Live

GHS Culinary Arts Spooktacular Halloween Treats

GHS Culinary Arts department will be taking a limited number of orders for their Halloween sales fundraiser.  Download order form here.  Pickup will be either Friday, October 28 or Monday, October 31.  Please specify when ordering which pickup date you would like. 

Highland PTO Golf Scramble

Help our PTO raise money to pruchase student ELA resources and incentives!  Our first annual Highland Golf Scramble is Friday, October 14 at the Glasgow Golf and Country Club.  Click here for registration information.

8/22/2016 Special Called Board Meeting

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Monday, August 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Central Office, located at 711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda.

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for all Glasgow Independent Schools will be held Thursday, July 28th from 12:00-6:00 pm.

Minority Parent Representative Needed for Superintendent Search Committee

There will be a meeting for all parents who have children that attend Glasgow Schools for the purpose of electing a minority parent to the superintendent screening committee on Tuesday, July 12 at 6:00 pm at the high school. Those minority parents wanting to serve on the superintendent screening committee will need to make a 1-2 minute presentation sharing their interest and qualifications to serve on the superintendent screening committee at this meeting. All parents attending the meeting will have an opportunity to vote for one of the minority parents who made a presentation to serve on the superintendent screening committee. Questions or clarification contact Mr. Phil Eason at 270.799.1256. 

If anyone in the community has any questions or would like to provide input as to the qualities of the next superintendent contact Phil Eason at phil.eason@gmail.com/270.799.1256.

Parent Representative: Superintendent Search & Selection Committee

The Glasgow Board of Education is seeking a parent to serve on its superintendent screening committee. The screening committee will screen all applicants and recommend candidate names to the Board of Education for the position of superintendent. The time commitment of committee members includes a minimum of two evening meetings, as well as time to check candidate references. 

 

To apply to serve on the screening committee submit a one page letter of interest, expressing your interest and your qualifications mail or hand deliver your letter of interest to: 

 

Glasgow Independent School District
Attn Screening Committee
711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd
Glasgow, KY 42141

 

Letters of interest should be received no later than 3:00 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. If you have additional questions and/or would like further clarification, contact Phil Eason at 270.799.1256.

Notice of Special Called Meeting

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Central Office, located at 711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda.

 

Notice of Special Called Meeting

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the media center of Glasgow Middle School, located a 105 Scottie Drive, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda.

Special Called Meeting Notice

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria of Glasgow Middle School, located a 105 Scottie Drive, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda.

 

 

21st CCLC Summer Camps 2016

Glasgow Middle School’s 21st Century Community Learning Center presents Summer Camps 2016! “Math/Art” Did you know math can be fun? Join Ms. Kerstin Edberg and Mrs. LeighAnne Botts. Learn how to utilize your math skills to design an awesome art project. “Careers/Recreation” What do you want to be when you grow up? Sign up for this week of camp to learn about a variety of recreational careers available in our community. On site recreational activities will be provided daily by Ms. Tammy Witcher and Ms. Kerstin Edberg. “Life Skills/Cooking” Are you a chef in training? Come this week for hands on good times with Mr. Doug Smith and Mrs. Leslie Brauer learning kitchen safety, table etiquette and health and nutrition as you prepare a meal for your family. “Reading/Science” Where’s the detective in you? Discover clues through reading with Mrs. Wendy Decker that will lead you to scientific discoveries of treasures through geocaching with Ms. Kerstin Edberg. The cost of camp is $25.00 per week. Make checks payable to GMS and mail with registration form to the attention of Kellye Bishop, Glasgow Middle School, 105 Scottie Drive, Glasgow, KY 42141. All supplies are included in the cost of the camp. Breakfast and lunch will be provided daily. Bus transportation to and from camp may be provided based on student demand.

 

Camp sessions will fill up fast so register your student promptly to reserve a spot! Please contact Kellye Bishop by email at kellye.bishop@glasgow.kyschools.us or by phone at 270-670-3272 regarding camp questions.

 

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GHS Art Show

Glasgow High School

Sunday, May 15th
 

2:00-4:00pm

Refreshments served
Bids accepted


 

Inquiring Minds Summer Camp

We are thrilled to announce another Inquiring Minds Summer Camp opportunity for our students who are entering grades 2nd- 6th grade.  Camp will be held on June 13-17 at Highland Elementary.  The hours of the camp are 8:30 – 11:45.  Students will eat breakfast and lunch, and learn something new every day!

The cost of camp is 50.00 and includes all materials and a camp t-shirt. Transportation will not be provided.  Come join us for another great week at Inquiring Minds Day Camp at Highland Elementary!

If you have questions about camp, please email Kelly Oliver  kelly.oliver@glasgow.kyschools.us or call the central office at 270-651-6757. 

There are a limited number of spaces per grade so register your child TODAY! Registration is completed online.  All checks should be made payable to Glasgow Independent Schools and mailed attn: Kelly Oliver/Inquiring Minds, PO Box 1239, Glasgow KY 42142-1239.  Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Register here

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 Accepts Position

GHS Principal accepts position as district superintendent. 

http://www.wbko.com/content/news/High-school-principal-accepts-position-as-superintendent-393327661.html

Notice of 8/16/16 Special Called Meeting

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Central Office, located at 711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda.

 

 

2017-2018 Calendar Survey

Glasgow Independent Schools invites you to express your preference of calendar options for the 2017-2018 school year.  Click here to access the survey.  Voter name is required.

Deck the Halls of Highland

Deck the Halls of Highland

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.

Glasgow Board of Education Local Planning Committee Meeting

 

The Glasgow Board of Education Local Planning Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017. at 6:00 p.m. at the Glasgow Board of Education at 711 South L. Rogers Wells Blvd., Glasgow, Kentucky.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and possibly make recommendation on extending our current District Facility Plan.

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

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
 

 

Notice of 8/17/16 Special Called Meeting

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Central Office, located at 711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda. 

 

Simply Scotties Tshirts

GHS is offering another order of Simply Scotties Tshirts. This will be the last chance to order.  Short sleeve and long sleeve available.  Click read more for pictures and dowload an order form here.  Tshirt order form.  Contact Diane Reece diane.reece@glasgow.kyschools for more information.  Shirts must be paid for at time of order.  Cash or check payable to GHS.  Order in the front office Mon-Fri 6:45 am-3:30 pm.  Orders will be taken until Oct 31st.  

Notice of 8/18/16 Special Called Meeting

The Glasgow Board of Education will hold a Special Called Meeting Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Board of Education Central Office, located at 711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, Kentucky. The agenda for this special called meeting is attached to this Notice.  Discussion and action at this special called meeting will be limited to the items contained in the agenda.

 

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

Glasgow artists create portraits for Columbian children

 

Super Saturdays

Super Saturdays offer hands-on, minds-on classes for high ability students in grades 1-8. They are offered at WKU and at the Kentucky Science Center the last Saturday in October and the first three Saturdays in November. Classes start at 9:30 and conclude at noon. The application for Super Saturdays can be accessed at [http://www.wku.edu/gifted/super_saturdays/index.php]. Classes are available in a variety of content areas, and you may check out the classes in the application. Call 270.745.6323 for additional information. 

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. 

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.

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.

Leadership Day: Full Steam Ahead! December 8

Highland Elementary invites you join us for our Leadership Day, Full Steam Ahead! on Thursday, December 8.  Click here for more information and a registration form.

Basketball Season Passes & Reserved Seating Now Available

Season pass sales have began for winter sports.  The cost will be $50 and will include a reserved seat and entrance into all winter sports this coming season.  For GIS employees, GHS students,  and senior citizen pass holderers the cost to reserve seats will only be $25. 

 

 

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