Gurdon Public Schools COVID-19 and ESSER Information


Nikki Thomas

#1 Go-Devil Road; Gurdon, AR 71743

870-353-4454 x 2

District R.N.

Covid-19 Point of Contact

Alyssa Pye

#1 Go-Devil Road; Gurdon, AR 71743

870-353-4454 x 122

Emojis in Masks

Back-to-School Information

NOTE: This information is subject to change due to changing Covid-19 data and guidance from various Arkansas state agencies. District plans will change accordingly as state guidance changes.

GPSD Resolution regarding Mask Mandate, effective August 12, 2021; continued September 28, 2021; revised October 19, 2021; continued November 16, 2021; continued December 16, 2021; revised January 4, 2022; revised February 15, 2022; revised March 17, 2022

The Gurdon Public School District Plan for Safe and Continuous Learning can be found here.

The Gurdon Public School District (GPSD) will adhere to the following guidelines in planning for this school year:

Our goal is to provide our students with a rigorous learning environment that promotes safety and health in accordance with health agency guidelines as well as opportunities for safe social interaction and involvement in extracurricular activities.

GPSD Ready for Learning Committee

A full GPSD Ready for Learning District Support Plan will be available prior to school starting in August, with comprehensive details about how all protocols and procedures will be implemented.

Anyone may view the progressions of the District Support Plan for Re-entry can be found here.

To help our families begin making decisions, an FAQ document is provided here with information to be included in the support plan following input from the GPSD Ready for Learning Committee, consisting of GPSD district officials, staff, parents and community members.

This committee will evolve over time.


The GPSD plan for use of ARP ESSER funds is available here.

Public comments can be submitted at the following link -->

Additional Resources