COVID Vaccine info for children ages 5-11. If you are seeking to get your child vaccinated, we are aware of two locations in Clark County. Walmart in Arkadelphia - Walk-ins or website appt. (246-5410) Clark County Health Department - daily until 4 p.m. (246-4471) Possibly at Walgreen's pharmacy according to their website.
Covid Update for Friday, January 7th -
New guidance regarding Covid isolation and quarantines has been issued for schools that mirrors the new guidance for the public. Individuals can now return to school after 5 days of isolation/quarantine after developing symptoms, a positive test or exposure to a positive case. This is retro-active, which means anyone that BEGAN an isolation or quarantine ON or BEFORE January 4th AND has been symptom free for 24 hours may return to school on Monday, January 10th. Masks are required to be worn upon returning. Please contact our Point of Contact, School RN Kimberly Garlin, at 870-353-8314, if this applies to you and you plan to return to school prior to your original return date given. She will need to update your return date for our records. Thank you, as always, for your patience and understanding as we work through the ADH, ADE and CDC guidance/rules to ensure a healthy environment for our students and staff.
Due to issues with Covid, the basketball games that were scheduled for today against Lafayette County have been moved to Thursday Feb. 3rd.
BUS DELAY- Due to circumstances beyond our control we are having to delay bus route 5 one hour. This is the bus that covers the Okolona area, Sticky Rd, and Airport Rd. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
Thank you, Gurdon School Board members, for your service to our schools and community! #NationalSchoolBoardAppreciationMonth #BeGreat
ANNOUNCEMENT - Due to current community and school district Covid positive cases and quarantines, masks will be required for all students and staff on buses and at school beginning tomorrow, January 5th. Please wear a mask to school. We will have some available for those who do not have one. We will continue to be diligent in our cleaning and distancing efforts, as well, to keep our students and staff healthy and safe. Thank you for your help in mitigating the spread of the virus.
Pee Wee basketball games tonight (1-4-22) have been cancelled.
The Gurdon School District is seeking applicants for High School Special Education Teacher and High School Math Teacher (Algebra/Geometry) for the upcoming semester beginning January 4th. Long-term sub option is available for the Spring if there are retired teachers that are willing to work a semester while the District searches for qualified candidates for next school year. If interested, email Tammy Shumate at ShumateT@go-devils.net and/or Nikki Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Covid Update 12/17/21 - We are starting to see an uptick in cases in our schools and community. Please stay safe over the holidays!
The Gurdon Public School District wishes all of our students, staff, families and community a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Best wishes for a safe and joyful holiday season! School, including offices, is on break until January. Staff returns on January 3rd, students on January 4th.
Link to last night's board meeting- https://youtu.be/PthqejfwA6I
GPSD 3rd - 8th grade Chess Team members, pictured with GT teacher, Mrs. Stephanie Manning, shared their favorite strategies and life lessons learned from playing chess with our school board last night. They have had a successful tournament season. We are proud of them! #BeGreat
CMS Reindeer Games today! Happy Holidays Everyone!
8th graders identified unknown gas elements on the periodic by using light rays associated with the electromagnetic spectrum. 6th graders used different resources to trap heat and noticed how metals, plastics, wood, and water are properties used in energy transfer.
Supplemental food boxes will be available for families in need on Wednesday, December 15 from 2-3 p.m. Pickup will be at the GHS Wellness Center. When you arrive, please come to the Wellness Center door (on the right side of GHS if you are facing the building) and call 353-5123 Ext. 122. A staff member will meet you at the door with your box.
GHS Students and Families: Join us Tuesday at 5:00 PM by Zoom for the Annual Title I Fall Meeting. Meeting ID: 965 4980 5867 Passcode: QFRFb9 https://zoom.us/j/96549805867?pwd=Z2Z6cmloWGhmNi80N1NGcDRXYkhlQT09
Please join us tonight at 6:30 at Cabe Auditorium for a joint musical presentation by our Choir and Bands. You are in for a treat!
Covid Update December 7, 2021 -