10th grade field trip forms for the movie trip next week are due tomorrow. We will be going to the movies to see Devotion next Thursday 12/8. Please turn in forms to the front office.
Are you interested in Math Field Day? Sign up in Mrs. Brooks Room (H109). The deadline to sign up is January 13th, 2023.
Happy Thanksgiving Break - November 21 -25!
Greenbrier County Schools will operate on a 3-HOUR DELAY TODAY, Thursday, November 17, due to inclement weather.
CALENDAR REMINDER: Tuesday, December 20, is the last school day before the holiday break. Wednesday, December 21, is a Professional Learning & Faculty Senate Day for staff. The winter break begins Thursday, December 22, and runs through Monday, January 2. School reconvenes on Tuesday, January 3. Enjoy a restful holiday break!
GCS is proud to partner with the WVSU Extension Service, Children's Home Society, and Greenbrier County Family Support Center to present the Healthy Grandfamilies Resource Fair at The Marvel Center in Rupert on Monday, November 14, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Greenbrier County Schools reminds families that schools will be closed on Tuesday, November 8, in observance of Election Day and Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Please remember continuation of the school levy is on the ballot.
Please remember that continuation of the school levy is on the election ballot. The levy supports school security (including police officers in all schools), art & music programs; instructional materials & supplies; capital improvements; facility maintenance & repairs; personnel outside the school aid formula; and maintains employee benefits. Early voting ends Friday, November 5. Schools are closed on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8.
It is the time of the year to complete the school learning environment survey for Greenbrier East. This is a state designed survey to allow insight into our school. Parents can complete the survey by copying the link below: Parents can access the survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WVSLESPF22 Parent login code: P026501
Last week at the Concord Business Challenge, our business and marketing students competed against 10 other schools and approximately 265 students. Bailey Jones placed 2nd in Business Plan, Myrna Hamilton won 1st place in Business Plan. Cadence Stewart placed 3rd in Finance. Cole Synder won 1st for Current Business Events and placed 2nd in Marketing. Aly Vandall placed 2nd in Business Communications. Cole Morgan won 1st in Microsoft Office Concepts. We had one $4,000 scholarship winner - Cole Snyder. We placed 3rd overall. Congratulations to all of our students! We are proud of you!
SMART 529 SWEEPSTAKES: SMART529 is celebrating 20 years by giving away three $20,000 savings scholarships to West Virginia children ages 14 and under. One scholarship has been given away already, but there is still time to register for the remaining two. Visit https://www.wvtreasury.com/20years for more details regarding the sweepstakes. Families must register to be eligible for the sweepstakes.
The continuation of Greenbrier County's school levy is on the Nov. 8 election ballot, and early voting at the Courthouse and Rupert Community Center is open now through November 5. Please remember schools will be closed in observance of Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, and Veterans Day on Friday, November 11. The levy, which has been in place since 1974, funds school security (including police officers in all schools); art and music programs; instructional supplies and allotments; capital improvements, facility maintenance and repairs; and personnel outside the school aid formula and maintain employee benefits. Forty-four WV counties have school levies in place. With the approval of a 60% levy, Greenbrier County will rank 36th among those counties in taxpayer contribution to education. Please visit greenbriercountyschools.org and select School Levy from the Site Menu options to learn more.
On Tuesday, October 11, Greenbrier County Board of Education members unanimously adopted a Resolution Opposing Amendment 2. The Resolution can be found at https://www.greenbriercountyschools.org/article/877413.
Congratulations to the 10th grade class!! They had the highest attendance rate for the first 30 days of school. They can now vote on their reward in their google classroom. Great job sophomores.
School bus transportation plays a critical role in the education of our nation's students and is the direct link between a neighborhood and the classroom. Each day, GCS transports approximately 2,925 students an estimated 4,570 miles -- a distance comparable to driving across the U.S. and more than halfway back. National School Bus Safety Week reminds us all to keep school bus safety at the forefront.
Since 1993, officials around the world proclaim the third week in October as #CharacterCountsWeek. GCS students learn the importance of developing and demonstrating good character every day through Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.
The GEHS Band will host the Spartan Classic March Band Competition this Saturday, October 15th, from 11:00 to 4:00. Bands from around the state as well as our own Marching Spartans and the EGMS Marching Knights will take the field. It's sure to be a great show.
Bus 11-63 serving Frankford, EGMS, & GEHS will not run today, Thursday, October 13. We apologize for the inconvenience. Students who ride Bus 11-63 will not be counted absent today if they cannot get to school.
The 2022-2023 Student Representatives to the Greenbrier County Board of Education were introduced and applauded by school board members at this evening's board meeting. We thank these remarkable students for their service to GCS as they represent their respective schools and keep the board apprised of school activities. Congratulations to GWHS representatives Matthew Thomas, Meagan Poticher, Relyn Palmer, Peyton Sprong, and Reney Cordial, and GEHS representatives Cadence Stewart, Jordyn Carter, Johnny Nguyen, and Josi Ervin! Way to represent!
Fire Won't Wait. Plan Your Escape. It's #FirePreventionWeek and GCS joins the National Fire Protection Association in reminding families to practice home escape plans regularly.