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CHANGE IN SCHOOL CALENDAR AND EXTENSION OF NTI DAYS
CHANGE IN SCHOOL CALENDAR AND EXTENSION OF NTI DAYS
Glasgow Independent Schools has made the decision to continue with our NTI instruction days through Spring Break. Instead of Spring Break, NTI instruction will continue. This will move our last day of school for Preschool and K-12 students to May 14th.

The current meal delivery schedule of Monday and Thursday will continue during the week of April 6-10.

If you have any questions, please contact the Central Office at 270-651-6757.
CHANGE IN FOOD SERVICE DELIVERY TIMES
***Please note changes in Food Delivery Service times.***

In keeping with the guidelines recommended by the CDC and Governor Beshear's office, Glasgow Independent Schools will be updating the food service schedule.

Beginning Monday, March 30th, 2020, meals will be available on Monday and Thursday from 10:00 - 11:30 am for delivery and pick up at the schools. Monday's meal package will contain meals for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday's meal package will contain food for Thursday and Friday.

Please visit the following website, https://www.foodsafety.gov/keep-food-safe/4-steps-to-food-safety
for food safety and preparation tips. Due to the availability of food at this time, we may be serving items that are not typically served in GIS district. Please check for allergens on all packaged food.


Please click on the link in the below box for updated delivery stops and times.

If you have any questions, please contact your child's respective school or Stacy Jessie at 270-651-8779.
CHANGE IN CENTRAL OFFICE HOURS
CHANGE IN CENTRAL OFFICE HOURS
Our regular office hours for the Glasgow Independent Schools Central Office will be changing to a hybrid schedule beginning Monday, March 30, 2020.

The front lobby will be OPEN weekly on Monday and Thursday from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you need assistance any other time please call 270-651-6757.
Food Service Delivery Bus Routes & Times
Food Service Delivery Bus Routes & Times
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
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
MARCH 17TH PRE-K & K OPEN ENROLLMENT TO BE RESCHEDULED
MARCH 17TH PRE-K & K OPEN ENROLLMENT TO BE RESCHEDULED
Open Enrollment for GIS Pre-K and K students that was scheduled for March 17th is being postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
  • GIS MENTAL HEALTH NOTE
    GIS MENTAL HEALTH NOTE
    GIS MENTAL HEALTH NOTE
  • GIS MENTAL HEALTH NOTE
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.
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