Here is some information that may help your student with remote learning. Click the link below for remote learning tips: https://5il.co/mt6x
Are you curious what the Creed of the Cogs or Hero is? Click the link below to get information on PBIS, the Creed of the Cogs, and Hero at GKHS! https://www.gkschools.org/article/348081?org=high-school
We want staff recognition and shout outs from YOU! The GKHS staff is doing amazing things! There are so many awesome things that the staff at Genoa-Kingston High School are doing. We want to hear about these things from YOU! Please use this simple Google Form to recognize a staff member (or multiple staff members) for doing something great and help them know that they are making a difference!!! Click below to access the Google Form: https://forms.gle/72chf91h2cGLcHpo9
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
Please join us for our Virtual Open House Thursday, October 8. Meet the teachers by checking out their introductory videos on the school website and chat with them in Google Meet or Zoom from 5:30 p - 6:30 pm by clicking on their "Chat with me" link. Click the link below to visit our open house page: https://www.gkschools.org/o/high-school/page/open-house--10
The high school bell schedule for Fridays has been modified to allow an extended passing period after 2B classes. Click the link below for the most up-to-date bell schedule. https://5il.co/kjks
DCP SAFE is a student organization that promotes well-being and healthy lifestyles. If you are interested in joining, email Mr. Owen at email@example.com. Virtual meetings beginning soon! #gkcogs
Have questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?? Click the link below to see the FAFSA FAQ: https://5il.co/l3de
Did you know that you can manage your email notifications from Google Classroom so that you only receive emails for the things you find most important? Click the link below for a quick tutorial: https://5il.co/l1kn
Check out the news story on how to get guidance support this school year at the link below: https://www.gkschools.org/article/293504?org=high-school
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
Click the link below for more information on IDHS Pandemic SNAP Benefits for Free and Reduced Lunch Students! https://5il.co/fro9
Choir Concert Thursday, February 13 at 7PM. Winds and Percussion Band performance Thursday, February 20 at 7PM.
FFA Dinner / Auction Reminder. February 1 at 5PM.
Registration for next year is coming up! All students will have the opportunity to register the Week of January 27th.
Want to know more about what Cogs Connection is? Check out the news story by clicking the link below: https://www.gkschools.org/article/172360?org=high-school
The Genoa-Kingston Impact Club will be collecting new toys, hats, and gloves to help families in need from now until 12/12. Donations can be brought to the GKHS library. All donations will be given to the Genoa Food Pantry and will benefit local families in need.
The junior class is selling finals care packages through 12/2 to raise money for prom. To order contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Each care package is $25. End date is firm.
We look forward to seeing our GKHS families for conferences today and tomorrow. Please call the office or contact your student's teacher directly to make an appointment.
GKHS Drama Presents! We are so excited about the show this weekend! Come see our student created drama presentation Show times are this Friday 11/1 at 7pm, Saturday 11/2 at 7pm and Sunday 11/3 at 2pm.
GK News Vol. 2 is now out. As always, lots of great stuff in the student news segment!! Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vH9P-XzRMNc&feature=youtu.be
Check out our GKHS Marching Band at the DeKalb County Corn Classic hosted here at GKHS on Wednesday, October 23, 7PM.
Wow. Check out all our FFA has been doing on their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/GKcogsFFA/ Congrats to Ms. Gabriel for her efforts in obtaining grants to improve our program and give students an opportunity to give back to our community!
Football Time Change Reminder. Due to the forecast inclement weather, G-K Cogs Varsity Football @ Rockford Lutheran will begin at 5PM today! One game only.
Picture Retakes!!! Friday, September 27th! Say cheese.
Homecoming Parade! Small changes this year. Friday, September 20. The parade starts at 3:30 pm and stages at Railroad and Sycamore Street. Will go South on Sycamore, West on Main Street, North on Washington and West on 2nd Street. Will end at the Genoa Middle School. #gkcogs
Post Graduate Planning Night at 7PM on Wednesday, September 11. All GKHS students and families welcome. A great way to ask questions, received informed answers, or simply learn options in navigating your student's HS career.
Reminder to all GKHS students and families: Open House / Curriculum Night is Thursday, August 22 from 6-7PM. Come walk the building and meet all our staff!
Chromebooks can be picked up August 13 or any day after for students who are registered.
Picture day forms will be available at Freshman Kick Off. Pictures will be Tuesday, August 13 from Noon-8PM. Picture retake day is Friday, September 27th.
The news feed has all the info you need for Materials Pickup and Picture Day!
Check our news feed for Freshman Kickoff information!
Please see information regarding summer Powerschool parent / guardian trainings. https://www.gkschools.org/article/118845?org=high-school
Anyone needing Sports Physical forms during the summer months, may obtain one from the G-K District Office.
Check out this link to our FFA page and the excellent year end review. Great effort by Ms. Gabriel and all our FFA students! https://www.facebook.com/GKcogsFFA/ #gkcogs
Finals start on Thursday. Great opportunity to show what you know!
Great job class of 2019! You will always have a home at G-K.
Graduation is Sunday, May 19 at 1PM. Congrats Seniors!
Looking forward to awards night with our seniors! Wednesday, May 15 at 7PM
Freshman Orientation will be held at GKHS on Monday, May 6 at 7PM. We look forward to seeing all our future Freshmen!
Scott's Law is a effort by Illinois State Police to better inform all drivers (and especially our teens) on how to more safely approach emergency vehicles. The explanation and poster can be found here: https://www.isbe.net/Documents/ISBE-MoveOver-Flyer.pdf Check it out.
Looking forward to our eLearning day on April 22. It is a great opportunity for our school community to explore options available in our 1:1 environment.
Spring sports in full swing! Check out our Athletics page for all the information: https://il.8to18.com/g-k
Be sure to come out this week and see the spring musical - All Shook Up. Performances take place Friday, March 15 at 7PM, Saturday, March 16 at 7PM, and Sunday, March 17 at 2PM. See you there!