5th-8th boys and girls basketball pictures will be made tomorrow during school. Please send uniforms and order forms to school with students.
Just a reminder we will return to in-person learning tomorrow, Monday, November 30th.
SGCMS Boys Soccer tryouts will continue as scheduled. Soccer tryout information is included in the image.
Due to the number of faculty/staff members that have been quarantined at SGC Middle School and SGC High School, these schools will move to FULL digital learning starting tomorrow, Monday, November 9th. Students will work from home and teachers will work from school through the Thanksgiving Break. Students will return back to in-person on Monday, November 30. If students do not have technology in order to work on Schoology please contact the main office. If you participate in athletics your coach will be contacting you. Students who attend GC for 1st and 2nd blocks can attend as long as they are able to provide their own transportation. If you would like to request a lunch, contact the school by 8:30am daily. Pickup will be at the school from 11am-noon. SGC Elementary School will continue in-person learning at this time. Buses will run in the mornings for elementary students only.
Congrats to the following students for making the SGCMS baseball team for 2020-2021.
According to guidelines set forth by the TN Department of Health, COVID-19 testing refers to SARS-CoV-2 PCR. Negative antigen (rapid tests), and antibody tests are not approved for return to school. We have been instructed NOT to accept a Rapid negative COVID test for school return. Notify your healthcare provider that we do not accept Rapid COVID tests. Also, diagnoses of respiratory and viral conditions such as allergic rhinitis, seasonal allergies, upper respiratory tract infection (URI), pneumonia, pharyngitis without positive strep test, etc., DO NOT exclude the diagnosis of COVID-19 and DO NOT justify return to school.
Click the image for Boys Soccer Tryout Information.
Baseball tryouts for this evening has been cancelled. Please see the rescheduled date/times: Wed, Nov. 4th- Middle School Baseball Tryouts at field 6th grade - 4 pm- 5:30 pm 7th grade - 5:30 pm- 7 pm Physicals needed to tryout if you don’t have one on file at school. COVID waiver needs to be filled out at check in. Temp to be taken at arrival. Roster to be posted next Friday
Due to weather concerns, baseball tryouts will be held at the indoor facility at the old elementary school. 8th grade and basketball players will try out Wednesday 10/28 from 4:30 - 6:30 and 7th grade will try out on Thursday 10/29 4:30 - 6:30. Please arrive early to complete paperwork. Everyone must have a physical on file and a Covid waiver to try out. Temperature will be taken on arrival.
Picture retakes and Digital Learners will have their photo taken next Tuesday, October 27th. Digital Learners: 5th and 6th grade will be at 8:00 AM 7th and 8th grade will be at 9:00 AM. Students will enter through the front door and have their temperature taken upon arrival. Please wear a mask. Parents will wait outside and student will leave once their picture has been taken.
GCSSD continues to offer meal pick-up or delivery on Fridays until the end of the semester. You must sign up by 12:00 noon each Thursday to be guaranteed a meal that Friday. As a reminder, all GCSSD students eat free until December 31, 2020! Please use the correct link below to reserve a meal for your student(s): GCHS: https://forms.gle/9JoWpeGrhcuMoGy79 KES: https://forms.gle/7DUJskjBtcJNQQXe6 RES: https://forms.gle/qTzG4VadLo5q156G9 DES: https://forms.gle/oJWYJfRjstUM76rz7 YES: https://forms.gle/udeJvqPrUpnz6Uui6 SHS: https://forms.gle/kuFBa9PnppCXUTrc7 SGCES: https://forms.gle/HnR6duN4YyXPyYRx6 SGCMS: https://forms.gle/hTRVRMfgRjagzGbs6 SGCHS: https://forms.gle/FtLa7oXTJa5x65vo7
Our Online Follett Book Fair begins today! We are excited to try something new. Please shop our fair and support all the wonderful things that the library is able to provide from the success of our book fairs such as robots, BreakoutEdu, and makerspace activities. The direct link to the book fair is: https://efairs.follettbookfairs.com/guest/home?classCode=MKRW2 Shop from October 19-October 30, 2020. The class in each grade with the most student participation will receive a pizza party.
The hydro stations will be shut off at the middle school the rest of this week due to a main water line break in the area. Please plan accordingly if your child brings a water bottle to school to be refilled. We appreciate your understanding during this time.
MIDDLE SCHOOL BASEBALL TRYOUTS @ High School Field 7th-8th grade tryouts - Oct 28-29th 430-630 6th grade tryouts - Nov 4th from 345-6 pm. All players wanting to tryout must have a up to date physical turned in prior to tryout or they WILL NOT be allowed to tryout. Players trying out also must turn in the COVID 19 Waiver Form. Physicals and Waivers can be given to Coach Jones at the school or sent via emailed. Temperature checks will be taken upon arrival prior to entering dugout. Email physicals to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The school's cafeteria menu items has been updated for the month of October. For the most up to date meal information, please consult the school's website.
Happy Monday!! GREAT NEWS……USDA announced Friday that a bill was signed to extend the free meals (breakfast and lunch) for ALL students throughout the 2020-21 school year! If you're interested in Friday meals...complete the online Friday meal survey each week by Thursday, which is located on the school website, or contact the school cafeteria manager to request Friday meals.
Digital Learning Academy Quarter 2 Enrollment is open until 12:00 Noon today. Any student that wants to participate in the Academy for Quarter 2 must register by 12:00 Noon. Students that are currently enrolled and want to continue with off-campus instruction through the Academy must re-enroll. Digital Learning Academy Quarter 2 Registration Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BDZJLTP Digital Learning Academy Information: https://www.gcssd.org/o/gcssd/page/digital-learning-academy
Sunday, 10/4/2020 at a special called School Board meeting, the board voted unanimously to continue the full Friday planning sessions. They plan to revisit this issue during the December board meeting.
Digital Learning Academy 2nd Quarter open enrollment will be October 2-12, 2020. Any student that wants to participate in the Digital Learning Academy for the 2nd Quarter must register via the link below. All current Digital Learning Academy students must re-register if they plan to participate 2nd Quarter. Check out website News or social media websites for more information. Digital Learning Academy Quarter 2 Registration Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BDZJLTP Digital Learning Academy Information: https://www.gcssd.org/o/gcssd/page/digital-learning-academy
If you are interested in SGC Shooting Sports, recruitment day is this Saturday, September 19th from 2-pm at Southgate Range. If you have any questions, please reach out to the SGC Shooting Sports Facebook page.