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SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
SBDM Council Parent Representatives Elected
The following individuals were elected as parent representatives for SBDM council:

GHS - Jan Dickinson and Chris Short
GMS - Richard Crowe and Amy Pike
HES - Melissa Jones and Amy Pike
SGE - Resa Gardner and Kathryn Thomas

Congratulations and thank you to these parents who have agreed to serve as SBDM council members for next year (2020-2021).
GIS Response to Coronavirus
GIS Response to Coronavirus
Link to Barren River District Health Department Covid-19 information:
https://www.barrenriverhealth.org/covid-19-information
Board of Education Members
Board of Education Members
Dr. Amelia Kiser - Chair
Ms. Mary Burchett-Bower - Vice Chair
Dr. William Thornbury
Dr. Barret Lessenberry
Mr. Reggie Hayden
Superintendent's Message
Superintendent's Message
Welcome from Glasgow Independent Schools!

Thank you for taking the time to visit our district website and allowing us to share a few of the outstanding successes of our students. Glasgow Independent Schools has a proud tradition of academic excellence and an environment of inspiring greatness. Our students are offered multiple opportunities for success in academics, the arts, extra-curricular activities and athletics. We are committed in personalizing each child's educational plan to help him/her reach his/her full potential. This commitment pushes our administration to continuously look at ways to maximize each child's educational experience. Our students, community and staff are proud of our district and understand what it means to be a "Glasgow Scottie" and we welcome you to join us.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself or any of our building administrators to learn more about our schools and district.

Yours in Education,

Keith Hale
INVITATION TO BID
The Glasgow Board of Education is accepting bids on beverage supplies for the bid period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Sealed bids will be received at the Glasgow Board of Education, 711 S.L. Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, KY, until 2:00 p.m. CDT, June 1, 2020 for Beverage services for all Glasgow Independent Schools beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Bid documents may be picked up at the above address. The Glasgow Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Bids will be awarded at the June 8, 2020 Regular Board meeting.

The Glasgow Board of Education is accepting bids on Waste Disposal Service for the bid period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Sealed bids will be received at the Glasgow Board of Education, 711 S.L. Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, KY, until 1:00 p.m. CDT, June 1, 2020 for Waste Disposal Services for
all Glasgow Independent Schools beginning July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Bid documents may be picked up at the above address. The Glasgow Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Bids will be awarded at the June 8, 2020 Regular Board meeting.

Glasgow Board of Education
Amelia Kiser, Board Chair
Keith Hale, Superintendent
Glasgow Independent Schools Pandemic Preparation Plan Summary
With any potential pandemic event, Glasgow Independent Schools follows CDC recommendations and stays in close communication with the Barren County Health Department to monitor the situation, ensure proper disease control protocols are implemented, and determine best steps to protect the health of students, staff, and the community. Following is a summary of the district plan regarding the spread of contagious disease:

Preparedness
● A contagious viral event plan is in place to ensure proper steps are taken to address the spread of highly contagious diseases.
● Plan is reviewed to ensure proper implementation in the case of a potential pandemic event.
● The Glasgow Independent Schools Health Services Coordinator works in close connection with the Barren County Health Department to maintain awareness of potential health threats and proper protocols to protect the health of students and staff.

Prevention
● Student and staff absences are monitored and close communication with the health department is maintained to determine broader risks in the community.
● Custodial practices will be reviewed to ensure that schools and buses are maintaining a clean and sanitized environment.
● Continual communication with Barren County Health Department occurs to monitor progression of the disease, ensure best practices for prevention, and secure resources to educate the students, staff and community.

Advanced Precautions
● Increase awareness among staff, students, and community regarding best practices to prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
● Enhanced disinfectant practices including broader distribution of disinfectant wipes and sanitizers as well as fogging of buses and school buildings after hours will occur.
● Continual communication with Barren County Health Department occurs to monitor progression of disease, ensure best practices for prevention, and secure resources to educate the students, staff and community.

Monitoring, Reporting and Heightened Awareness
● Glasgow Independent Schools will be notified of the presence of the virus in Kentucky.
● School officials will intensify monitoring processes and maintain close communication with the Barren County Health Department.
● School officials will follow preventative protocols related to large assemblies and travel as directed by the Barren County Health Department.
● School based nurses will evaluate any student or staff member exhibiting symptoms and determine if further testing is needed. Those who are suspected of possible infection will be sent home and referred to their family physician.

Preparation for Possible School Closures
● Barren County Health Department will notify school officials if there is a confirmed case in Barren County.
● Schools will review non-traditional instructional plans with students and parents in preparation for possible school closures. School Closures
● Glasgow Independent Schools will activate school closure procedures. Families will be notified through school announcements, social media outlets, and our one-call system.
● Non-traditional instructional day protocols will be followed.
● Length of school closures will be determined in close communication with local health officials.
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