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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

K-8 Lady Scotties Basketball Camp

The Glasgow Lady Scotties Basketball Team will be hosting a basketball camp on May 3-5 for all interested girls!  The first session for K-4 will be 3:15-4:45 each day at GHS, followed by a session for grades 5-8 from 5:00-6:30.  The cost is $25 per camper.

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GHS Parent Title I Survey

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

Parent Title I Survey

Kindergarten Readiness Academy Camp Dates Set

Glasgow Independent Schools district is hosting its first ever Kindergarten Readiness Academy this summer. 

The GIS Summer Kindergarten Readiness Academy is free and breakfast, lunch and transportation will be provided.  The academy will be held July 11 through July 29, 2016.  Sessions will be conducted at Highland Elementary and South Green Elementary Schools from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. 

Students must be five-years-old by October 1, 2016 to qualify for the Summer Kindergarten Readiness Program. . To participate your child must be a student entering Kindergarten in the Glasgow Ind Schools in the 2016-2017 school year.  Additional information is requested on the registration form.

To take advantage of this opportunity, please contact the Glasgow Preschool Academy, Highland Elementary School or South Green Elementary School to obtain a registration form.  The priority consideration date is April 29, 2016.

Spring State Testing Dates

All schools in the Glasgow Independent School District are in the process of preparing for May testing.  The following schedules have been selected for spring, state testing. We ask that parents ensure that all students have ample rest, eat a good breakfast and necessary appointments be scheduled in the afternoons on testing dates.

 

The K-Prep/Unbridled Learning State Assessment (grades 3, 4 and 5) will be administered on May 10, 11, 12, 13 and 16 at Highland Elementary and South Green Elementary Schools. 

 

Glasgow Middle School will utilize May 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10 as their testing window.

 

Glasgow High School End of Course Assessments will be conducted on:

May 10 – US History
May 11  - English 2
May  12– Algebra 2
May 13  – Biology I

 

K-Prep On Demand Writing testing dates for the high school will include May 16 for Grade 10 and May 18 for Grade 11. 

The Advanced Placement Exam testing window will be conducted at Glasgow High School from May 2 through May 13.

We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and support during state testing and look forward to the reporting of spring testing results in the fall that showcase our continued Scottie tradition of excellence.

SBDM Council Parent Nominations & Elections

SBDM determines school policy for many facets of school operations.  It brings together people who know best what all student need to learn and succeed in school – Parents, Teachers and Administration! Each school in Glasgow Independent will elect two parent members.  Nominations will be accepted at each school between the dates of April 18-21, with elections being Friday, April 22nd.  If you have any questions about SBDM or election procedures, please call Kelly Oliver at the Central Office, 270-651-6757.


                             

Artist Leslie Nichols

International Artist Leslie Nichols will present at Glasgow High School Auditorium on April 13th at 6pm with a reception to follow.

SGE Academic Team: First Overall

The South Green Elementary Academic Team placed 1st overall in the District Governor's Cup! Congratulations, South Green Elementary Academic Team!

Highland Elementary Academic Team (HEAT) wins District Governor's Cup

Congratulations to the Highland Elementary Academic Team for winning the District Governor's Cup, Saturaday, Februrary 27!  Click here for a list of winners.  

Family STEM Night

Highland Elementary is hosting our first ever STEM Night!  Join us for lots of hands-on activities to complete with your scholars on Thursday, March 10 from 5:00 - 6:30. 

In Memory of Christopher Catron

Glasgow Independent School District wishes to express our deepest sympathy to the family of Christopher Catron.  Chris was employed as the Chief Information Officer/District Technology Coordinator since December 2013.  Though his time with us was brief, we were all fortunate to have come to know him and blessed to call him a friend.  He passed away suddenly on Monday, February 8, 2016.  Chris graduated from Glasgow High School in 1991 and was excited to return to his hometown and rejoin the Glasgow School District.  He enjoyed his job and the ability it allowed him to serve his co-workers and the students of our district.   Chris leaves behind his wife, Alison Kinslow Catron and three stepchildren: Noah Anderson who graduated from Glasgow High School in 2015 and now attends Eastern Kentucky University; Jackson Ferrell, a freshman at GHS; and Elliott Ferrell who is in the 4th Grade at Highland Elementary.  Chris was a big UK Basketball fan and enjoyed traveling to Disneyworld with his family.  Anyone who knew Chris would describe him as a kind, patient and willing individual.  We cannot express in words the loss we feel, not only for a co-worker but a friend.

Glasgow Scottie Band Presents The Band Table Singers

There will be a benefit concert to help raise funds for the Glasgow Scottie Band Performance in the 2016 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. in May. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at KC-Trucks at 2223 Scottsville Road, or ordered through phone/email contact. They may also be purchased at the door.

The Band Table Singers have been singing together since 2008. Their music features four part harmony in Gospel Quartet style. They have performed for the Glasgow Musicale, were guests at the Inspirations concert in Glasgow, and have performed at various other venues since 2008.

Sunday, March 6th at 2:00 p.m.
Glasgow High School Auditorium

                  

Glasgow Board of Education Public Forum and Regular Meeting Notification

The Glasgow Board of Education will meet in regular session on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Glasgow Board of Education Central Office located at 711 South L Rogers Wells Blvd, Glasgow, Ky.  Prior to the meeting, a public forum will be held at the same location at 5:30 p.m. to report on district wellness efforts regarding school nutrition and physical activities and to obtain public input for the advancement of these programs.

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.

 

 

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

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

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
 

 

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 8/17/16 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. 

 

GHS Takes 8th Place Ranking Among Kentucky's Best Public High Schools

Congratulations on Glasgow High School’s 8th place ranking among Kentucky’s best public high schools. Read The Lane Report article here.

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.

 

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. 

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.

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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