GK NEEDS YOUR HELP!! Please take our survey of in person or full remote attendance. Please click the link below to take the survey. We need your input by this Friday, Feb. 12th at 3pm. #gkcogs https://forms.gle/PF8Pd5ZtznWJgNcq6
IMPORTANT NEWS!! There will be NO IN PERSON instruction tomorrow, January 26th due to the weather. There WILL be remote instruction for all students starting at our normal start times. Tomorrow is still a blue day and a blue A day for HS. #gkcogs
Another Friendly Reminder. Tomorrow, Thurs., Jan. 14th will be the LAST day breakfast & lunch will be delivered by bus. Hybrid students will receive grab 'n go lunches, remote students should notify our food service dept. of meal pick up. email@example.com #gkcogs
The State of Illinois Department of Public Health, DeKalb County Health Department, and GK CUSD #424 have partnered together to offer free temporary drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Genoa-Kingston High School. Testing will be offered on Saturday, January 2nd, from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Simple nasal swabs will be used. You will be called with results within 4-7 days. No cost for testing.
REMINDER! While we are in full remote, students still have access to free meals. To sign up for send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with who meals are for and if pick up Is at KES, GES, GKMS or GKHS. Meals can be picked up between 11am and noon every day. #gkcogs
The GK Community Impact Clubs are holding a Pack The Bus food/supply drive from October 19th to November 19th to help the Genoa Area Community Food Hub. Please see the following link for more information. https://5il.co/m54h
REMINDER!! Tomorrow, Friday Oct. 16th is the deadline to fill out the parental climate and culture survey!! Click the link below to take the survey! #gkcogs https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/140679/p57820
Our annual Parent Climate and Culture survey has gone live! We want to hear your feedback on our Culture and Climate! Please click the link below to take the survey! #gkcogs https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/140679/p57820
Our Amended 2020-2021 Public School Calendar will be available after board approval on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. We appreciate your patience as we maneuver through these unprecedented times.
Due to repeated changes and updates to guidelines and procedures, the GKCUSD #424 Board of Ed agreed to move the start date for student attendance back to Monday, August 31st. Stay tuned for updates! #gkcogs
The GKHS 2020 Graduation video & photos are now available! Links to both are listed below. Thanks again to Mr. Baumann's GKHS Broadcast Media Club members Connor Broderick, Tanner Grimm & Owen Simmons on a terrific job with the video and special thanks to Connor for editing! https://youtu.be/gQjoAoc1R6E https://interstate250.shootproof.com/gallery/12479826
ITS TIME! The GK RETURN TO LEARN Survey is LIVE! Click the link below to take the survey! Please take a different survey for EACH of your children. Deadline to take the survey is MONDAY, Aug. 3rd at 12pm. #gkcogs https://forms.gle/bHWG8nDrd3vxnszU8
The return to learn slide deck presented by Mr. O'Daniell at the 7/28/20 BOE meeting can be viewed by clicking the link below: https://5il.co/isut
GK has developed some charts for parents to access in their decision-making process for the GK Return to Learn Plan. There are three charts that describe different options for three different grade levels. Click the link below to access the charts: https://5il.co/isuu
Return to Learn FAQ from BOE Meetings have been updated Please click the link below for more information and to access the return to learn FAQ. https://www.gkschools.org/article/273937?org=genoa-kingston-cusd-424
Update: Our district transition team consisting of board members, teachers, parents, staff and students are meeting next Tuesday, June 30th to begin crafting a plan to share with families for starting school next school year. We will keep you posted! #gkcogs
GK Parents! Below is a survey asking for your help as we plan for next school year! Please take time to fill it out and give us your feedback and suggestions! Thanks in advance!#gkcogs https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/136586/p57820
GK families, Please help local businesses by completing the attached survey for DeKalb County UNITES, Your feedback will provide our small businesses with valuable information to help them as they re-open! #gkcogs https://niu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2r5VG4hlVxQdRzv
Hey GKMS and GKHS students! Give us a hand! Please fill out this survey so we can make next year bigger and better than ever!! Thanks!! #gkcogs https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/136787/p57820
Click the link below for more information on IDHS Pandemic SNAP Benefits for Free and Reduced Lunch Students! https://5il.co/fro9
We need your help! We are asking for parent feedback regarding our Remote Learning Program. Your feedback is crucial in analyzing how our plan is working, and what we need to do to make it even better. Click the link to take the survey: https://forms.gle/AXaW8ffbXQQPwWUq8
Go to www.gkschools.org and look under news stories to see the latest information from the district on COVID - 19. #gkcogs
Want more information on COVID-19? Click the link for information from the Center for Disease Control. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html
DId you know GK is tracking the coronavirus story? What is being recommended by the DeKalb Co. Health Department and the Center for Disease Control(CDC)? Go to www.gkschools.org and check out the news story on the home page! Email being sent to all families tonight also!#gkcogs
Our GK Parent Survey already has over 200 responses! Our goal is 500! Help us in making decisions to improve your child's educational experience! Just click the link below! #GKCogs https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/119875/p57820
The Annual GK Parent Survey is LIVE! Please click the link below and give us your feedback on how we are doing. We will use your feedback in our strategic planning at the district and building level! #gkcogs https://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/119875/p57820
The GK Cogs App is live!! Download it now from the App store or Google Play store! Click the link below for more info on the app! https://www.gkschools.org/article/154949?org=genoa-kingston-cusd-424
For more information on what the COMMENDABLE designation means, visit www.isbe.net/summative. #gkcogs
We are incredibly proud to announce that according to the Illinois multi-measures accountability system through ESSA, all four Genoa Kingston schools received the COMMENDABLE designation!! #gkcogs #ProudGKCogsGM
GK Schools App coming soon... stay tuned for details!
We are excited to provide you with some great tutorial resources for our new website. Check them out in the news section! https://www.gkschools.org/article/151236?org=genoa-kingston-cusd-424
Illinois Department of Public Health just released a Health Alert on vaping... #gkcogs http://www.multibriefs.com/briefs/icaap/IDPH-vaping.pdf
Interested in what the focus of the Genoa-Kingston school board is? Check out the District Strategic Dashboard by clicking below! #gkcogs https://ecriss.ecragroup.com/strategy/Home/Index?Dashboard=GEN424
Get the facts on vaping...#gkcogs Click below https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/getthefacts.html
Proud social media superintendent!! All the posts around the district on #gkcogs are warming my heart! Thanks everyone! It’s a great day to be a Cog! Keep #breakingbarriers
Don't forget to register your student for the upcoming school year! Click the link below for the online registration page. https://www.gkschools.org/o/genoa-kingston-cusd-424/page/registration--139
Want to find out what the Genoa-Kingston plans are for the future? Check out the District Strategic Plan by clicking the following link!! #gkcogs https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/341246/GK_Strategic_Plan_2019-DRAFT__2___1_.pdf
Shout out to Mr. Paki Uili and Ms. Tessa Aiossa during Assistant Principal Appreciation Day for their hard work and dedication!! You set the standard for what Cogs Pride is all about! #gkcogs #proudGKCogsGM
Good luck to all GK Future Problem Solving team members at state this weekend!! We are proud of all of you!! Bring home the hardware! #gkcogs
Wanna see what STEM instruction looks like at GKMS? Check out this video! https://t.co/Gnoxqyb0zX #gkcogs
Have a child that will be in kindergarten next year? Or know a family with a child that will? Be sure to head to Kingston Elementary School on March 12, 13, or 14 and get registered for next year with our Kindergarten Roundup!
Make plans to attend the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce Business Expo on Saturday, March 9th from 10am-4pm, and then head to the VFW for the Mouse Races to support the GK Education Foundation! What a day!!
Our next GK Board of Education meeting is Tuesday, February 26th at 7pm. Hope to see you there!