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Gamaliel Elementary News

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non discrimination Annual Non-discrimination Notice

Annual Non-discrimination Notice

Students, their families, employees and potential employees of the Monroe County School
System are hereby notified that the Monroe County School System does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex or disability in employment,
vocational programs offerings, admissions criteria, or activities as set forth in compliance with
federal and state statutes and regulations.
The Monroe County School System offers the following career and technical education programs
for all students regardless of race, color, national origin, including those with limited English
proficiency, sex or disability in grades 9-12.


 Agriculture
 Family and Consumer Science,
 Auto Mechanics
 Business Education
 Wood Manufacturing
 Electricity
 Health Science
 Welding
 Horticulture  

Persons seeking further information concerning the career and technical education offerings and
specific pre-requisite criteria should contact:
Monroe County High School Guidance
755 Old Mulkey Rd.
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
270-487-6217
 
Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to:
Rendy Belcher or Tommy Geralds
Monroe County Board of Education
309 Emberton St.
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
270-487-5456
rendy.belcher@monroe.kyschools.us or tommy.geralds@monroe.kyschools.us

Art Show Spring Art Show, Sunday, May 19, 2019

The Spring  Art  Show

When: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Where: Monroe County Wellness Center

Time:   1:00-3:00 p.m.

Click Here for More Information

 

 

Monroe Youth Theatre  Summer Drama Camp June 2019 Monroe Youth Theatre - Summer Drama Camp June 2019

Monroe Youth Theatre Summer Drama Camp June 2019

Click Here for Summer Camp Signup Form and Information

Community-Wide Narcan Training - April 15, 2019 Community-Wide Narcan Training - April 15, 2019

Community-Wide Narcan Training - April 15, 2019

 

Click HERE to view information on the meeting.

Book Fair Gamaliel Elementary Book Fair

The book fair will be coming to Gamaliel Elementary School April 22-26!! Students and parents will be able to shop from 7:30-3:30 each day. 

Visit the link below to view the interactive flyer.

https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=gamalielelementaryschool2

Technology Tips for Parents Technology Tips for Parents

The link below is a Technology Tips for Parents website that was created by District Technology Resource Teacher, Angie Ford.  The majority of this information was taken from https://www.commonsensemedia.org/.  

 

https://sites.google.com/monroe.kyschools.us/technology-tips-for-parents/home

Caregiver Monroe County Caregivers Support Group

This group is designed to offer support and guidance in raising a child that is not your own by either birth or adoption.  All of the caregivers have different custodial roles. Some have primary custody, some have guardianship, and others are just the person that is taking care of the school age child.  The child may or may not be related to the caregiver.

We begin each meeting with light refreshments and then follow it with an informative speaker.  Some of the topics we have discussed in the past include: budgeting, exercise, health care, parenting, and crafts.  Through this group we have formed a special bond with these individuals and they rely on each other for support and guidance.  

Our next meeting will be held on February 28th at 6:00 p.m. at the Monroe County Board of Education Conference Meeting Room. We would like for you to join us.  If you have any questions, please contact Glenna Geralds, with the Family Resource Center at 270-457-2341 or 270-487-5621.

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Threatening Message

At the end of school today it was reported that a threatening message was written on a bathroom stall at Monroe Co Middle School. Authorities have been contacted and a full investigation will occur. Students were dismissed and are safe.

Gamaliel Elementary Recieves National Honor Gamaliel Elementary Recieves National Honor

The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators (NAESPA) honored two Kentucky schools as 2018 National ESEA Distinguished Schools on Thursday, Jan. 31, during the 2019 National ESEA Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The Kentucky schools are among 68 schools nationwide to receive the honor.

Gamaliel Elementary School (Monroe County) was recognized for significantly closing the achievement gap between student groups. Perryville Elementary School (Boyle County) was recognized for exceptional student performance for two consecutive years.

The National Association of ESEA State Program Administrators – formerly the National Title I Association – is dedicated to building the capacity of education professionals to provide disadvantaged children with a high-quality education. NAESPA implemented the National ESEA Distinguished Schools Program to highlight schools that have effectively used their ESEA federal funds to improve education outcomes for students. The program acknowledged the success of hundreds of schools in one of three categories:

• Category 1: Exceptional student performance for two consecutive years

• Category 2: Closing the achievement gap between student groups

• Category 3: Excellence in serving special populations of students (e.g. homelessness, migrant, English learners, etc.)

Title I is the cornerstone of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and is the largest federally funded pre-college education program in the United States. Together with other federal education programs of the ESEA – which are jointly focused on student equity and access – they provide funding to school districts to aid primarily in the education of economically disadvantaged students.

More information about all National ESEA Distinguished Schools is available on the NAESPA website.  

No School Tomorrow, Thursday, Jan 31

Due to cold temps, there will be no school tomorrow Thursday, January 31, 2019. It will be MCSD@Home Day 3.

No school in Monroe County tomorrow, January 30, 2019

Due to low temps, no school in Monroe County tomorrow, January 30, 2019

There will be a one hour delay for Monroe County School District today, Thursday, January 24, 2019.  Please drive with caution.

January is School Board Recognition Month January is School Board Recognition Month

January is School Board Recognition Month

Wellness Center Little League SIgn-up Form Wellness Center Little League SIgn-up Form
Delay 2 Hour Delay, Friday, November 16, 2018

Due to ice covered bridges, Monroe Co Schools will have a 2 hour delay in the morning, Friday, November 16, 2018. 

Football Community Pep Rally for MCHS Football Team

There will be a community pep rally for our football team Thursday night at 6:00pm in the gym.  Please join us as we prepare to send our boys off to Walton Verona for 2nd round playoff game.  Go Falcons

Jesse England MCMS School Resource Officer, Officer Jesse England.

The Monroe County School District would like to welcome our newest School Resource Officer, Officer Jesse England. Officer England is an experienced police officer and also a member of the National Guard. Officer England will be stationed at Monroe County Middle School.

No School No school on Monday, November 5th and Tuesday, November 6th

No school on Monday, November 5th and Tuesday, November 6th. Enjoy the four day weekend!!

High Attendance Day Thursday, September 20, 2018 High Attendance Day Thursday, September 20, 2018

High Attendance Day

Thursday, September 20, 2018

 

 

The Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel have designated Thursday, September 20th as statewide “High Attendance Day” to emphasize that consistent attendance is essential for success in school. This date is set aside to assist with working to increase student attendance because we know that students who are at school on time have a higher success rate than those who aren't.

 

On High Attendance Day, Kentucky’s public elementary, middle and high schools may compete in small-school or large-school categories. Six winners will be determined statewide based on each individual school’s performance, regardless of its district’s showing. The school in each category with the highest percentage attendance for September 20 will receive a minimum $500. If the school has more than 500 students, the award will increase based on enrollment.

August Newsletter August Newsletter
Officer Hagan Resource Officer

The Monroe County School District would like to welcome our newest school resource officer, Officer Kenny Hagan.  Officer Hagan has many years of police officer experience and during his career, he has served as a school resource officer.  Adding additional law enforcement on our school campuses will provide an even safer learning environment for our students and staff.

Football Football scrimmage Tonight

Due to all the rain we have had the past couple days, Tonight's football scrimmage has been moved to Elizabethtown High School. The scrimmage will start at 6:30 CST

Welcome Back 2018 Welcome Back 2018

Welcome Back 2018

Student Registration Student Registration Forms

Feel free to download the enrollment forms to bring with you to Open House on August 2nd from 5:00-7:00.  

Kindergarten or New Student 

Returning Student 

Student Handbook

Stidemt Handbook (Spanish)

No Supply List No Supply List

Students will not be required to purchase school supplies this year.  All necessary supplies will be provided by the school.  Students will be required to pay a $25 technology fee. Last year each school ask parents to fill out a survey concerning the collection of a technology fee.  The results were 73.72% of the 1371 surveys returned agreed with the implementation of the fee. The sole purpose of this fee is to purchase Chromebooks / laptops for student use.  The amount of the fee is $25 per student/per year and it will be collected during registration.  

Food SUMMER FEEDING BEGINS FRIDAY, MAY 25TH

If you are 18 or under and would like a free meal, visit our main location.

Live Link 8th Grade Graduation

Tonight's Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation will be broadcasted live via the "MCSD Live Stream" link on our website and on our local channels (Mediacom 16 & SCRTC 94). The broadcast will begin at 6:00pm.

To view the graduation via the Internet go to our website www.monroe.kyschools.us and select the "MCSD Live Stream" link.

The Monroe County Falcon Baseball Team will host Hancock County in the 3rd verses 4th region Class "A" Sectional Game at Stanley Poland Field on Saturday April 28th 3:00. MC Falcons HS Baseball Team Plays Class "A" Sectional Game @ Home on Saturday, April 28th at 3:00 pm.

The Monroe County Falcon Baseball Team will host Hancock County in the 3rd verses 4th region Class "A" Sectional Game at Stanley Poland Field on Saturday April 28th 3:00.  The winner of this game will move on to Whitaker Ball Park in Lexington, Kentucky on May 5th and 6th to play in the Class A State Championships.

School Delay Monroe Co. Schools on a one hour delay today

Monroe Co. Schools will be on a one hour delay today, Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Play March 23, 24 25th March 23, 24 & 25th the Monroe Youth Theatre Presents ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD   BY George Brant

Monroe Youth Theatre Presents

ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD   BY George Brant

March 23, 24 & 25th

Click here to see Rehersal Photo

school closed No School Monday, March 12, 2018

There will be no school Monday, March 12, 2018 due to inclement weather. This will be MCSD@Home Day 7

MCCares Announcing the 2018 CARES Poster and Letter Writing Contest

The theme is "Everyone Deserves to Breathe Clean Air: The Importance of Smoke-Free Environments."

Tshirt GES T-shirts are now on sale!

GES will be selling t-shirts as part of our BETA fundraising efforts for the National Junior BETA Convention in Savannah, Georgia.

 

These short sleeve shirts will be purple with gold lettering.  If you are interested in a T-shirt, please fill out the bottom portion of this note and return to school by Friday, February 23rd with payment.

 

Cost per shirt - $12.00 (for sizes Youth Small – Adult XL)

spaghetti dinner Spaghetti Supper - BETA Fundraiser

Spaghetti Dinner &

 Cake Auction

Gamaliel Elementary

 School Gym

Friday, March 9th

6:00 pm

$10.00 per plate

Safety First New Safety Procedures for GES

We are initiating changes to increase safety of students and staff members while they are at school.  As you know, policies and procedures often need to be specific for different levels of school (elementary, middle, and high).  While some of the changes may seem drastic, please consider the reason behind the changes and know that our utmost concern is keeping your children safe while they are in our care.  

 

 

 

Carnival Spring Carnival - BETA Fundraiser

The GES BETA Club will be hosting a spring carnival this Friday, February 23rd.  Students who would like to attend can pay $10 for one hour of play time or $5 for thirty minutes of play time.  

 

Concessions will be sold seperately that afternoon.  

School Delay School Delay

There will be a 1 hour delay for Monroe Co. Schools on Monday, February 12,  2018.  Drive safely.

There will be no school in Monroe Co. on Friday, January 19, 2018. Friday will be MCSD@Home day 6. No School

There will be no school in Monroe Co. on Friday, January 19, 2018. Friday will be MCSD@Home day 6.

There will be no school in Monroe Co. on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Thursday will be MCSD@Home day 5. No School

There will be no school in Monroe Co. on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Thursday will be MCSD@Home day 5.

No School Monday, January 15 No School Monday, January 15, 2018
In observance of Martin Luther King Day, there is no school in Monroe County on Monday, January15, 2018.
no school Friday January 12, 2018 No School

There will be no school tomorrow, Friday, January 12, 2018. It will be MCSD@Home Day 2

Immunization Requirements New Immunization Requirements

Effective July 1, 2018, ALL students in kindergarten-twelfth grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.

Assessment of the School's Nutrition Report Assessment of the School's Nutrition Report

Assessment of the School's Nutrition Report

No school today, Monday, January 8th, 2018, due to Black Ice. No school today, Monday, January 8th, 2018, due to Black Ice.

No school today, Monday, January 8th, 2018, due to Black Ice.

wellness District Wellness Assessment

Check out the results of our recent Wellness Assessment

Image of security changes at ms and hs campus Changes to through traffic at the MS and HS campus

Campus Safety Improvements at MCHS and MCMS

Beginning December 8, 2017

 

  • During school hours access to Monroe County High School and Monroe County Wellness Center will be from Old Mulkey Rd.
  • Access to Monroe County Middle School will be from Gamaliel Rd. 
  • Chains will be up from 8:00am to 2:30pm. 
  • This will allow us to have better control of the traffic on the MCHS and MCMS campuses which will provide a safer campus for our students and staff.
  • We have experienced drivers using the campuses as an access road from Gamaliel Rd. to Old Mulkey Rd.  During the school day we have students who use the area between the schools for physical education and other activities.  To reduce the risk of someone getting hurt, we are closing access from Gamaliel Rd. to Old Mulkey Rd. during school hours.
  • In the near future, we will be installing a check-in station at the entry of MCHS.  This will allow us to monitor who enters and exits the student parking lot.  
Lunch Accounts MySchoolBucks Program - Lunchroom Accounts

If you currently use the MySchoolBucks program to add money to your child's lunchroom account, please note that the processing fee is being increased from $2.00 to $2.49.  This fee increase is the result of an increase in card schemes fees and will be effective as of December 11, 2017.  This fee is not through the Monroe County Board of Education but from the company Heartland School Solutions that handles the MySchoolBucks accounts. 

A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education

A Message from the Monroe County Board of Education.

 

Schedule 2017 Fall Festival

Gamaliel Elementary's Fall Festival Activites are scheduled for November 3rd and 4th

v Veterans Day Program at GES

The Veterans Day Program at Gamaliel Elemetnary will be held on Friday, November 10th at 12:30 in the gym.  We invite all our parents, families, community members and Veterans to join us. 

Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Week

Monday - Pajama Day

Tuesday - Neon Clothing and Sunglasses Day

Wednesday - Super Hero Day

Thursday - Wear Red Day

Friday - Sports Team Day

MCCares Town Hall Meeting - Is Your Family Affected By Drugs?

Learn How To Protect Youth In Today’s Drug-Filled World, at the Monroe Co. Family Wellness Center. Free BBQ door prizes.

Hee Haw Grandparent's Day Program

Our Grandparent's Day Program is this Friday, September 29th at 12:00 in the gym.  We hope all of you can join us for the show. 

Parent Information Night Parent Information Night - "Keeping Parents in the Know"

Please make plans to attend our Parent Information Night, where our goal is to keep you informed about what is happening at GES. I am sure there have been times that your child has come home and told you about an activity, program club, or behavior plan with which you are unfamiliar. This informational night will help give you the information you need to foster those conversations at home and give you all the background knowledge you need to fully know and understand what your child is working on at school.

Sessions will include:
Reading Plus and Lexia
Study Island and Rocket Math
Literacy Group
PBIS (Positive Behavior Incentive System)
MCSD@Home
Principal Question and Answer Session
Clubs; BETA and STLP
Attendance
MAP Assessment

Parents will chose which 4 topics they want to learn more about and attend those sessions. (Mom and Dad do not have to attend the same sessions but can decide to split up in order to learn more about the happenings at GES.

ALSO: iPad Tickets will be given out for parent attendance at this event. Mom can earn 1 ticket, and Dad can earn 1 ticket. To earn a ticket, parents mush attend the welcome at 5:00 and 4 of the sessions each.

Notes will be sent home with students closer to the time of the event. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call!

Truck Pull "Pulling to Feed the Kids" Truck Pull

3rd Annual "Pulling to Feed the Kids" Truck Pull
Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:00pm
Tompkinsville Fair Grounds
Sponsored by the Gamaliel Lions Club

Solar Eclipse Day Infomation Solar Eclipse Day Information

Information Video for Solar Eclipse Day, August 21, 2017, Click Link to watch information video.

Eclipse Additional Eclipse Information - Attendance, Eclipse Viewers

Students planning to stay home the day of the eclipse for viewing will need to fill out an EHO form.

If parents plan to check their children out of school on the 21st to view the eclipse, there are two scenarios:

A.) Student checks out of school, views the eclipse, and then returns to school - this will be a school approved check in/out.

B.) Student checks out of school to view the eclipse and will be out the reaminder of the day - this situation will require an EHO. 

 

Each student will recieve a bag from NASA that will contain the eclipse viewers.  If your child plans to watch the eclipse from home, or in a public viewing area, please let your child's teacher know so the bag can be sent home with the child.  You can also pick your child's NASA bag up at school on the 21st if you check them out early. 

 

Parents, we ask you to communicate with your child's teacher your intentions for your child if they are different than what the school has planned.  We want to be able to get the materials to you if your child will need them at home, yet have them here at school if they are viewing the eclipse with the Monroe County School District. 

Reminder:  4th - 12th Grades will view the eclipse at the GES campus with a signed waiver.

K-3 Grades will view the eclipse via live stream from the NASA website. 

Students who do not have a signed waiver will also watch the eclipse from the NASA website at their designated schools.

 

Please call, email, or text us any further questions you may have.

Solar Eclipse Solar Eclipse

Gamaliel Elementary will be in the path of totality on August 21, 2017.  The eclipse will begin at 12:00 pm and will reach totality at 1:29 pm.  Totality will last for approximately 1 minute and 29 seconds. 

During the solar eclipse, all Monroe County students in grades 4th - 12th will be transported to Gamaliel Elementary School to participate in activities and view the period of totality.  Families wishing to have their child(ren) in 4th - 12th participate in the viewing will need to sign and date the waiver going home with students today.  Click here to download a copy of the waiver. 

Students in grades K-3 will have the opportunity to view the solar eclipse from NASA's live stream via technology in the classroom.  This will allow our primary students to safely view the event with their peers. 

Any student who does not have a signed waiver in grades 4th - 12th will view the eclipse from the NASA live stream inside their school building. 

Due to the number of students that will be on the GES campus, there will not be any parking or space for public viewing.  However, there will be various spots throughout the community of Gamaliel for public observation. 

Parents wishing to watch the eclipse with their child(ren) may choose to check them out of school to view the eclipse at one of the public viewing areas prior 10:30 am at each school's location. 

Art Community Education Acrylic Painting Class

Classes are starting, get your brushes ready!

Theater Monroe County Youth Theater Presents

A mystery dinner theater at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary.

Kids SCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 11th

School Calendar can be found by clicking the Student or Parent tab.

Soccerball The MCHS Girl's volleyball team
The MCHS Girl's volleyball team will have a coach/player meeting from 9am to 10am at the MCHS gym on Wednesday, July 12th. For more information please contact the Board of Education and ask for AD John Petett at 270-487-5456.
Student Enrollment Student Handbook and Enrollment Forms

2017-2018 Student Handbook

2017-2018 Student Handbook - Spanish

2017-2018 Enrollment Forms

Feel free to download the enrollment forms and bring them with you to Open House on August 3rd, 5-7 pm. 

Supply List Supply List 2017-2018

Supply list are now ready for the 2017-2018 school year.  This list will also be included in the homeroom teacher's letter that each child will receive in July. 

Fire on the Playground Small Playground Fire

The small playground caught fire on Friday, June 2, 2017 at approximately 1:50 pm. Thankfully, no one was hurt.  However, our school did have quite a bit of damage to the entire west wing of the building. 

 

As a result our Summer STARS program was postponed to begin on Monday, June 12th. 

Graducation MCHS Graduation Streamed Live & Broadcasted via Mediacom & SCRTC

The Graduation will be broadcasted via both Mediacom (channel 16) and SCRTC (channel 94) tonight. You can also stream it live via youtube using the following link:

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/deansmithky/live

 

NOTE: If you are a Mediacom subscriber it is possible that you will need to disable "Surround Sound" on your TV's audio settings. This information is per Mediacom.

Graduation Cap The Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation

The Monroe County Middle School 8th Grade Graduation will be broadcasted live via the the following link. Please remember that technical difficulties may arise that could prevent this from taking place.

https://www.youtube.com/user/deansmithky/live

Drama Summer Drama Camp

Great opportunity for students to attend summer camp

Art Picture Acrylic Art Show

Beautiful artwork will be on display

Pep Rally KPREP Pep Rally - Friday, April 28th

We will have our KPREP Pep Rally this Friday, April 28th. Our theme is "KPREP - We are going to SHINE!" Students are encouraged to dress up in bright beach clothes and accessories!

Some suggestions or ideas for dress up could include Hawaiian shirts, flip flops, sundresses, sunglasses, beach hats, tank tops,
swim suit cover ups, swimming trunks, etc. (Bathing suits must cover the stomach.)

The note shown below will be going home with students today.

Students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades will begin the KPREP assessment on Tuesday, May 2nd.

MCHS Practice Football Field Plans MCHS Football Team will be getting a new practice field!

 

The Monroe County Falcon Football team will soon be getting a much needed practice football field thanks to the generosity of Cleary Construction Inc. and  Rock Solutions, LLC and Precision Engineering, LLC. Construction  on the field will begin in the near future. The new practice field will be located behind the stands at Darrell Carter Stadium.  Above is a drawing of the work that is going to be performed.

Election Day Site Based Decision Making Parent Elections

Nomintations and elections to be held soon.

Theatre Monroe Youth Theater Presents a The Curious Savage

Click to see flyer and pictures

Spaghetti Spaghetti Dinner BETA Fundraiser

Gamaliel Elementary School's BETA Club will be having a Spaghetti Dinner in the gym on Friday, March 24th at 6:00pm to raise money for their trip to compete at the National Junior BETA Convention in Orlando, Florida.  Cost per meal is $10.00 and will include spaghetti with marinara or meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, and various homemade desserts. 

We will have BETA projects on display that night and our special talent group will perform. 

Please call the school to reserve your ticket or contact any BETA student, parent, or sponsor. 

Yearbook 2016-2017 Yearbooks are now on sale!

Yearbooks are now on sale.  Cost of each yearbook is $25.00.  See Mrs. Tootie in the front office or contact your child's teacher to order yours today. 

Basketball Congratulations to our Lady Falcons! They advanced to the regional finals Sunday at 3pm

Advanced tickets will be on sale tomorrow from 8am to 12pm at the Wellness Center. The price is 6 dollars cash only.  Lady Falcons play at 3pm Sunday at Diddle.

Children Preschool/Kindergarten/Head Start Sign Ups Scheduled

Date set for April 21st

Advanced Tickets On Sell for 2nd Round of Region Advance Tickets on Sell for 2nd Round of Region

The MCHS Lady Falcons basketball team will play in the second round of the regional tournament tomorrow night against Metcalfe county at Diddle Area in Bowling green.  Game time is 6pm.  Advance tickets can be purchased tomorrow from 8 am to 2 pm at the Monroe County Wellness Center.  Tickets in advance are $6 and $8 at the gate.  Also, Coach John Petett will going around to each school tomorrow selling tickets.  Good Luck to our Lady Falcons!

Admins present at GRREC District Admins Present at GRREC

Monroe County School District administrators presented information to educators from across the GRREC region about standards-based grading.

BETA GES BETA Club is headed to Disney for the National Junior BETA Convention

Gamaliel Elementary's Junior BETA Club competed at the State BETA Convention this past week February 15th - 17th, and we came home with several winners! 

Arts Sweepstakes 3rd place
Jack Holland 1st place Social Studies Written Assessment
Kaden McMurtry 3rd place Woodworking
Jack Holland 1st place Recyclable Art
Ava Wilson 3rd place Wreath
Technology Video 1st place
Robotics 2nd place
Banner 1st place
Living Literature 2nd place

The BETA Club will get to advance in the above categories to the National Junior BETA Convention that will be held at Disney in Orlando Florida in June, 2017.

Congratulations to all BETA members and sponsors, Ellen Tandy, Jessica McPherson, and Kathy Taylor.

Academic Team GES Academic Team Advances to Regional Competition

Congratulations to the GES Academic Team for placing second overall at the District Governor's Cup.

Quick Recall - 2nd place
Future Problem Solving - 3rd place
Jack Holland - 1st place, Social Studies
Kensley Stinson - 2nd place, Wriiten Composition
Carter Fox - 4th place, Written Composition

GES also received the Katherine C Hume Sportsmanship Award. This award was voted on by all teams competing at the competition.

Congrats to coaches Debbie Elrod, Taylor Myatt, and Jaime Pare along with all GES Academic Team members. Way to go, Tigers!

No School February 16 - 20, We will return February 21 No school

There will be no school from tomorrow Thursday, February 16 through Monday, February 20th. We will return to school on Tuesday, February 21st

Monroe County Meet With Safe Schools Monroe County Meets with local officials and KY Safe Schools

MCSD Administrators collaborated with local officials and KY Safe School representatives to ensure we have the safest schools for our students.

Internet Safety Tips Internet Safety Tips

Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens

Personal Information: Don’t give out personal information without your parents’ permission. This means you should not share your last name, home address, school name, or telephone number. Remember, just because someone asks for information about you does not mean you have to tell them anything about yourself!

Due to Illness No School February 9th & 10th, will be MCSD@Home Days two and three.

Due to illness, tomorrow and Friday, February 9th & 10th, will be MCSD@Home Days two and three.

Nurse Get a Head Start on Next Year

Physicals and Immunizations needed for next year.

Relay for Life Relay for Life - Spirit Week

GES will be participating in a Relay for Life Spirit Week, February 6th - 10th. 

Students who would like to donate $0.25 a day to the Relay for Life can dress up each day of that week.  To dress up the entire week, cost to students would be $1.25.  If you would like to make a larger donation, you would be free to do so. 

Monday, Feb 6th - Hat Day

Tuesay, Feb 7th - Pajama Day

Wednesday, Feb 8th - Favorite Book Character Day

Thursday, Feb 9th - Wacky Tacky Day

Friday, Feb 10th - School Spirit Day

Coaches vs. Cancer Game will be Tuesday, February 14th 5:30 at Monroe County High School.  Cancer survivors will be recognized at the game. 

Falcons Win All A Classic Falcons Win!!!!! Let's celebrate their accomplishment tonight at 5pm at MCHS

Falcons win All A Classic

Lady Falcons Advance to the final round Lady Falcons Advance to the final game!

The Lady Falcons advance to the final game in the All "A" Classic in Frankfort!

Lady Falcons Advance Lady Falcons Advance

Congrats to Lady Falcons & Little League Basketball News

100th Day of School 100th Day of School at GES
BETA Bash BETA BASH - Friday, Feb. 3rd

8:00-2:00

$5.00 - 30 minutes of play, $10.00 for 1 hour

Concessions will be sold separtely:  Hotdogs $1.00, Cokes $1.00, Popcorn $1.00

Schedule

8:00-9:00 Kindergarten

9:00-10:00 First/Second

10:00-11:00 Third

12:00-1:00 Fourth/Fifth

1:00-2:00 BETA Students

Attractions Include:  Bouncy House, Face Painting, Tattoos, Connect Four, Air Hockey, Bean Boozle, Tug of War, Beaded Jewelry and More

Lady Falcons Advance in All A Classic Congratulations to our Lady Falcons!

Congratulations to our Lady Falcons 

Lady Falcons Good Luck, Lady Falcons! GES is proud of you!

Gamaliel Elementary would like to wish the Lady Falcons the best of luck as they compete in the Class A State Tournament. The Lady Falcons will play Holy Cross at the Civic Center in Frankfort, Kentucky at 9:00am central time on Wednesday, January 25th.

Students who attend the game on Wednesday can be school approved as long as they get their name on the list Mrs. Hilary Lee will be keeping at the game.

Basketball Changes for January 6th and 7th Basketball Changes for January 6th & 7th

Varsity basketball games scheduled for tonight (1/6/17) have been moved to tomorrow 1/7/17.

Lady Falcons will play at 4:00 at MCHS and the boys game will follow.

Little league basketball for Saturday, January 7th has been cancelled.

No School Jan 6, 2007 No School Friday, January 6th

No school on Friday, January 6, 2017. It will be our first MCSD@Home day of the school year. Complete two activities for day one.

Jack Holland Gamaliel Elementary has our FIRST Reading Plus graduate!

Gamaliel Elementary is proud to introduce you to Mr. Jack Holland, the first 5th grade student in Monroe County to graduate Reading Plus! This means Jack is reading and comprehending above a 12th grade reading level. At the beginning of the year, Jack set a goal to graduate Reading Plus before Christmas. Today, he accomplished that goal. This is a phenomenal accomplishment, and we are so proud of him!

Reading Plus is an online reading program that focuses on improving comprehension, reading rate, and vocabulary.

Cast MCMS Students to Present a Play

The King Who Couldn't Be Fooled

Veterans 25th Annual Veterans Day Program

Please join us at Gamaliel Elementary School for our 25th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday November 11th, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

 

We would like to extend a special invitation to all veterans, current military servicemen and women, parents and community members, families of veterans, past and present, as well as all patriotic citizens. This year our program is focused especially on reverencing the sacrifices made by Americans - from the Revolutionary War that won our independence as a nation, to the sacrifices of our current men and women serving our great nation. This year’s ceremony is specifically aimed at teaching our students about all that the USA has fought for, the great losses suffered in the name of freedom, liberty and independence, as well as the personal cost to our veterans and their families. We want our students to understand that the great freedoms we enjoy in America did not come without great cost. And we want to honor those who paid that price. Please take time to join us for this important program.

Raffle Ticket Raffle Chances for Fall Festival Baskets

Gamaliel Elementary Fall Festival will be held on Friday, November 4th for students during the school day and on Saturday, November 5th for the community from 4:00-7:00.

Each grade level is currently selling chances on baskets to be given away at the close of the festival on November 5th. Chances are $1.00 each.
Preschool - Gas Grill
Headstart - Cart of Groceries
Kindergarten - Garden Supplies
First Grade - Fire Pit
Second Grade - Pioneer Woman Basket
Third Grade - iPad Mini with Accessories
Fourth Grade - Outdoor Event
Fifth Grade - Smart TV and Chromecast

 

Visit Gamaliel Elementary's Facebook page to see pictures of each basket. 

Glow Party Glow Party - BETA Club Fundraiser, October 25th

Glow in the Dark Party

When:  October 25th during class specials

Cost:  $5.00 for 55 minutes of play

GES Beta Club will be hosting a Glow Party to raise funds for their upcoming trip to BETA Convention.  All GES students will have the opportunity to attend.  Students are encouraged to dress in neon colors. 

Glow toys, glow in the dark punch, and jewelry will be sold seperately. 

Red Ribbon Week Red Ribbon Week - October 24th - 28th
Next week, GES will participate in Red Ribbon Week. Students are encouraged to dress up each day.
Monday - Pajama Day - "Put Drugs to Sleep"
Tuesday - Neon Day - "You're Too Bright to Do Drugs"
Wednesday - Super Hero Day - "Let's Join the Fight Against Drugs"
Thursday - Wear Red Day - "Rally in Red Against Drugs"
Friday - Sports Team Day - "Team Up Against Drugs"
Parent/Teacher Conferences Parent Teacher Conferences - Thursday, October 20th 3:00-6:00

Don't forget that parent/teacher conferences will be held this Thursday, October 20th from 3:00-6:00pm at GES.  Report cards will go home at that time. 

Bully Free SIGN THE PLEDGE AGAINST BULLYING

Support your school's effort to stop bullying.

Bringing Home the Gold KPREP Celebration - We Are Bringing Home the GOLD!

Please make plans to join us at GES Friday, October 14th at 12:30.  We will be celebrating the highest KPREP scores we have earned!  Our parade down Main Street will begin at 12:30 with a medallion ceremony to follow in the gym.  We ask that you help to pack Main Street for our parade and proudly wear your PURPLE AND GOLD!

Recent Vehicle Theft Stolen Vehicle - $500 Reward

On Thursday morning, October 6, 2016 a black 2002 GMC Yukon was stolen after bolt cutters were used to enter the bus lot of Monroe County Board of Education.  The individuals were seen driving in the county with the vehicle.

On Monday morning October 10, 2016 a black Nissan truck was stolen and driven through the gate at approximately 3:55 A.M. according to surveillance cameras.  Monroe County Board of Education is offering a $500 reward that can lead to a conviction of the person or persons involved in these thefts.  If you have any information, please contact the Tompkinsville City Police or the Monroe County Sheriff’s office.

Check FIRST ANNUAL MONSTER DASH

A 5K/Fun Run/Walk

Football Tonights MCHS Football game played at 6:30 central standard time.

Tonight's away MCHS Football game against North Hardin will be played at 6:30 cst.

Legislative Page Attention 5th Graders - "Legislative Page" or the Day

Attention 5th Graders:

Have you ever wanted to spend the day in Frankfort at the State Capitol?  If so, now is your chance.  Students from all over the state in grades 5th - 12th have the opprotunity to be "Legislative Page" for the Day.  If selected, you will spend the day with various state government representatives from your region to assist them with various jobs.  If you are interested, please complete this attached form and return to school no later than September 29th.  If you have any questions, please contact Glenna Geralds.  If chosen, transportation will be the responsibility of the student's family. 

T-Shirt Sales T-Shirt Sales

Order forms will be going home with students today for school t-shirts. We have not sold shirts in several years, so we feel like it's time to make up an order! Money from these sales will be used to purchase Google Chromebooks for each grade level. Our goal is to purchase each grade their own classroom set of laptops/Chrome books over the next two years.

The deadline for t-shirt orders will be September 14th. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at GES!

Red Ribbon Week Watermelon Festival Art Show

We would like to invite all students to pariticpate in the Watermelon Art Show.  Please click below for the entry forms and rules. 

 

Entry Form

Watermelon Art Show Rules

Back Pack Back Pack for Kids Fundraiser

Don't miss this exciting event for a great cause!

Swim Team Swim Team Sign-ups for grades K-12

Sign-ups are now underway for the local USA/High School Swim team.  If your child would like to be a part of the team you can go by the Wellness Center and pick up a packet and return by August 29th.  Practices will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:15-5:00 for grades 7-12 and Tuesday and Thursday for grades K-6 from 3:30-4:30.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Dawn Cleary at the Middle School or Kim Smith at the Board of Education.

Hands Supporting Your Chid's Education

You can help your youngser succeed in school.  How?  By getting involved in his education.  From talking to him about what he's doing in school to staying in touch with his teacher and attending school events, there are many easy ways to support your child's learning.  Click here to read the article and find suggestions on how you can support your child's education.

Run 31st Annual Watermelon Run

Sign up and join in the fun!

Swim Camp Swim Camp Held On July 25-26, 2016 at The Wellness Center

On July 25-26, 2016, Coach Dean Brownley, head coach at Centre College traveled to Monroe Co to do a swim camp for USA swimmers.  There were 18 swimmers in attendance and they learned many drills to better their swimming techniques.  This is the second year Coach Brownley has coached our swimmers during camp here at our facility. 

 

We will be hosting a swim camp for all those interested in being on the USA and High School swim team during the week of August 22nd.  Swimmers attending this camp will learn the different strokes and focus on starts and turns.  If you are interested in attending this camp please text or call Coach Dawn at 270-427-6148 or Coach Kim at 270-427-7993.  More information and a definite date will be announced soon.

Health Requirements Health Requirements for 2017-18 School Year

What you need to know for this year.

2016 Career and Technical Education Monroe County High School was recognized at the 2016 Career and Technical Education

Monroe County High School was recognized at the 2016 Career and Technical Education Conference for being 1 of 26 high schools in the state of Kentucky to achieve 100% college/career ready for the 2015-2016 school year.  Pictured are JerrI Rowland, Mitzi Holland, Dr. Stephen Pruitt, Commissioner of Education, Amy Thompson, Max Petett and Kelli Dickson.

Summer Camp 2016 Summer Camp 2016 at the Monroe County Wellness Center

Summer Camp 2016, July 18th through July 29th from 7:30am to 2:30pm at the Monroe County Wellness Center. See flyer for more information.

Handbook 2016-17 Student Handbook and Enrollment Forms

The 2016-17 Student Handbook and Enrollment forms are now available. 

Student Handbook

NEW STUDENT or Kindergarten Student Enrollment Forms

RETURNING STUDENT Enrollment Forms

Student Handbook in Spanish

New Student or Kindergarten Students Enrollment Forms in Spanish

Returning Students Enrollment Forms in Spanish 

 

Paper copies of the student handbook and the enrollment forms will be available at our Open House on Thursday, August 4th from 5:00 - 7:00. 

 

DRUG AWARENESS, PREVENTION, and SUPPORT Event 1st Annual Monroe County Community DRUG AWARENESS, PREVENTION, and SUPPORT Event

1st Annual Monroe County Community DRUG AWARENESS, PREVENTION, and SUPPORT Event. It's time to BREAK THE SILENCE and SPEAK THE TRUTH about drugs in our community. Make plans to attend on July 29th for great entertainment - live band from Nashville, inspiring speakers who share their stories of addiction and recovery, awesome door prizes and much, much more.

School Supplies Supply List for the 16-17 School Year

Click here to find the supply list for all grade levels K-5 for Gamaliel Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year. 

Summer Summer Activity Guide

Check out the Summer Activity Guide compiled by our Family Resource Center.  The guide provides information about our STARS summer program, various sports camps, the public library summer reading program and the Monroe County Fair.  Click here to view the full summer guide. 

Graduation MCMS Graduation Stream starting on 5/23/16 at 9:00am

Please click the link below to watch the live stream of the Middle School's 8th Graduation.

MCMS Graducation 2016 Link

Newsletter End of the Year Newsletter

Newsletters will be going home with students today.  Please watch for it in your child's gold folder. 

election day There will be no school tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17th, due to election day.
There will be no school tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17th, due to election day.
Art Sixth Annual Acrylic Art Show

Sunday, May 15th

Teacher Appreciation Week. This week is Teacher Appreciation Week.
Mike York Mike York, a representative from KDE, visits Monroe County Schools

Mike York, a representative from KDE, visited Monroe County Schools to speak to our teachers about our success with novice reduction. Teachers and administrators shared strategies with Mr. York that help students perform at high levels.

 

Leadership Retreat 2016 Leadership Retreat 2016
Theater Monroe Youth Theater Presents a Murder Mystery

Murder at Mikes to be presented

Registration Kindergarten, Preschool & Head Start Registration

Kindergarten, Preschool & Head Start Registration at all three elementary schools.  Friday April 15, 2016  from 8:00-4:00

Baseball/Softball MCFWC 2016 Baseball/Softball Registration

The Monroe County Family Wellness Center is currently registering students for Baseball and Softball.  Deadline to sign up is March 25, 2016.  Late sign-ups will be accepted until April 1, 2016 with an additional $10 late fee. 

Children must be 4 years old by April 1, 2016 and must be 12 or younger on May 31, 2016. 

Registration Fee:  $30 for members, $40 for non-members, each additional child is half price.  (Each child needs their own registration form.)

Registration forms were sent home with interested students today. Contact us at GES or the Monroe County Wellness Center if you have any questions or need additional forms. 

 

 

Family Resource Youth Service Center staff Family Resource Youth Service Center staff attends rally in the Capitol

The Family Resource Youth Service Center staff attended a rally at the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, March 10th 2016, Celebrating Successes: 25th Anniversary Rally. This was an opportunity for FRYSC staff to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the FRYSC program. Several representatives spoke to the group and expressed their gratitude for the services that FRYSC’s across the state provide for kids. 

ABCD PRESCHOOL, HEADSTART AND KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Do you have a school-aged child ready to begin school? Check out the upcoming registration dates so your child can get a great start to a rewarding education!

School News Newsletter, March 1, 2016

Click here to read the newsletter for March, 2016. 

Red Ribbon Week Headstart Applications

Gamaliel Headstart is taking applications for the 2016-2017 school year.  Children must be 3 by August 1, 2016.  For more information contact, Sheryl Stinson at 270-457-4463.

Camera Photo Editing Workshop

Would you like to learn more about editing photos?

The Gamaliel STLP will be having a workshop to teach you about some editing tips and apps to use.  Please bring your own tablet or computer if you plan to attend.  Everyone in the community is invited. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

3:00-4:00 pm in the GES Library

Billy Joe Murphy Congratulations to Billy Joe Murphy!

Congratulations to Billy Joe Murphy who was selected as Monroe County High School's next football coach!

Game canceled

Tonight's girls and boys varsity game against Greenwood has been canceled.  The makeup game will be played tomorrow night.

Basketball Tonight’s game with Cumberland Co. has been cancelled.

Tonight’s (Monday, February 15th) JV / V Boys game with Cumberland Co. has been cancelled.

Basketball Tonight's game canceled!

Tonight's girls and boy varsity game against Clinton County has been canceled.

Roses Valentine's Day Florist Delivery Changes

Turner's Florist, Monroe County Florist and Gamaliel Florist have asked that if you placed a Valentine's Day order to be delivered to a school that you please pick it up today or tomorrow.  If you have questions please contact the florist.

Also, there will be no school next week Monday, February 15th through Friday February 19th due to the observation of Presendent's Day and student participating in Beta.

Be safe and enjoy your extended time away from school.

School Closing No school today, Friday, February 12th.

No school today, Friday, February 12th. Students will do assignments associated with MCSD@Home day 9.

School Closing No school tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10th.

No school tomorrow, Wednesday, February 10th. Students will do assignments associated with MCSD@Home day 8.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Day 7

Click below to watch students hard at work on MCSD@Home Day 7

Basketball Tonight's game vs Cumberland county has been cancelled.

Tonight's girls and boys varsity game vs Cumberland county at home has been cancelled.

No school tomorrow No school tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9th.

No school tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9th. Students will do assignments associated with MCSD@Home day 7.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Survey

Please Click Here to fill out a brief survey about our MCSD@Home days.

Thank You!

 

Tonight's (Tuesday, Feburary 2nd) Basketball Game and Swim meet canceled
Tonight's girls and boys varsity basketball game against Glasgow has been canceled. In addition, tonight's swim meet against Glasgow has also been canceled
ATV Monroe County Board of Education Accepting Bids

Monroe County Board of Education Accepting Bids

 

The Monroe County Board of Education will accept sealed bids for the sale of a

2006 Yamaha Rhino 450.

Bids will be accepted until 3:00 P.M. on February 12, 2016, which is deemed at the closing time of all bids.  All bids will be turned in at the Monroe County Board of Education.  UTV is located at the Maintenance shop at the Monroe County Board of Education for viewing. 

If more information is needed, contact Tommy Geralds at 270-407-1601.

The Monroe County Board of Education reserves the right to reject or accept any or all bids.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Students hard at work Day 6
There WILL BE school tomorrow, Thursday, January 28th.

There WILL BE school in Monroe County, tomorrow, Thursday, January 28th. Please remind your teenage drivers to continue to be cautious, as well as yourself.

Parents please be reminded that there may be places that drivers are unable to turn around their bus due to soft conditions of the roads. Some students in rare cases may be required to meet their driver at the main road. Please contact your child's driver if you live on a road where a driver must turn around a bus.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Students working hard on Day 5
School Closing No school tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th.

No school tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th. Students will do assignments associated with MCSD@Home day 6.

School Closing Not School Tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26th

No school tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26th. Students will do assignments associated with MCSDHome day 5.

Basketball Lady Falcon's Play Today (January 25th) at 1pm at the Metcalfe Co. Middle School

The Lady Falcon's play Cumberland County today (Monday, January 25th) at 1pm at Metcalfe County Middle School Gym. If we win, the championship game will be played at 7:45 or 8pm at Metcalfe County High school.

School Closing No School Tomorrow, Monday, January 25th

No school tomorrow, Monday, January 25th. Students will do assignments associated with MCSDHome day 4.

Basketball Lady Falcons's Game Sunday Has Been Canceled

The Lady Falcon's Game on Sunday has been canceled.  They will be play Monday, January  25th at 1pm or 4pm depending on if Monroe/Glasgow /Cumberland/Metcalfe are in school or not (1pm if all are out of school and 4pm if either of the four are in school.  Our Lady Falcon's will play at the Metcalfe County Middle School Gym.

Also, Monday 9th/JV boys game vs Glasgow  is cancelled. 

Basketball Tonight's Lady Falcon's game in the All A classic has been cancelled.

The All A girls semi finals game at Metcalfe Co. has been cancelled for tonight and tomorrow. The Lady Falcon will play Sunday at 2pm. We play Cumberland Co.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Students Working Hard on Day 2

Click on "Read More" to watch see all the hard work our students are doing on MCSD@Home Day 2

School Closing Is there school tomorrow, Friday, January 22nd?

Click the "Read More" link and watch the video to find out!

Basketball Game Time For Boys Game Tonight Has Changed

The Boys game time tonight has been moved from 6pm to 5pm.  Park behind the school using the first driveway entrance.  This is the only parking available.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Day 2 - Begin With the End in Mind

Good morning, boys and girls! Today is our second MCSD@Home day in Monroe County. Today, you will work from your packet on day 2 - Begin With the End in Mind.

If you have any questions or issues, Mrs. Taylor and Ms. Jessica will be available at GES by phone, email, or Facebook message or you can contact your teachers through email or Facebook message.

By the end of the day today, you will now have a total of 4 activities to return to school when the roads clear and we are back in session.

We hope you have a wonderful day!

Student's Working Hard on MCSD@Home Day1 !!

 

 

No School No School Thursday, January 21st

Students will do assignments associated with MCSDHome day 2.

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Information

It appears that bad weather could be approaching us and we wanted to provide you with a quick refresh on information concerning MCSD@Home days.

Relay for Life Relay for Life Spirit Week

Relay for Life

Spirit Week

Each class will raise money for the Monroe County Relay for Life by paying at least $0.25 each day to participate in Spirit week activities. 

 

Tuesday, Jan. 5th – Camo Day

Wednesday, Jan.6th – Hat Day

Thursday, Jan. 7th – Super Hero Day

Friday, Jan. 8th – Pajama Day

 

The classroom that raises the most money for Relay for Life will be announced at the Coaches vs. Cancer game on Tuesday, January 12th at 5:30 and will receive a Pizza Party!

Newsletter Newsletter, January 4, 2016

Please click here to view our entire newsletter for January 4, 2016. 

Newsletter Newsletter, December 15, 2015

Click here to view the entire newsletter for December 15, 2015. 

Book Fair Book Fair

It's book fair week! Students will be allowed to visit the book fair each morning and during their library time to make purchases. Parents are welcome to visit anytime. Books make excellent Christmas gifts! ??

GES GES receives delivery from The North Pole!!

To veiw more pictures, visit out photo gallery.  

 

 

AARP Grandparent of the Year Essay Winner AARP Grandparent of the Year Essay Winner

Congratulations to Mason Hale for winning the AARP Grandparent of the Year Essay Contest. Mason won at the district level and was invited to read his essay at the Retired Teachers Association Meeting last Friday. His essay will now go on to compete at the regional level.

STLP STLP Competition at Western Kentucky University
Gamaliel Elementary was well represented at the STLP competition on Wednesday, December 2nd at Western Kentucky University. We are extremely proud of all of these students for working so hard to prepare for this competition.
 
The following teams will be advancing on to the state competition in April in Lexington, Kentucky:
Fluency Building Investigators
Mean Queens
A Lesson Each Session
 
Congratulations to all participants.
Socktober Gamaliel Elementary are the winners of the Socktober sock drive.

Gamaliel Elementary are the winners of the Socktober sock drive. GES won a $100 shopping spree for school supplies, a certificate and a sock full of goodies. They collected 506 pairs of socks for the young and elderly who are in need. The Monroe County School District collected a total of 1141 pairs of socks. 

Newsletter Newsletter, November 23, 2015

Click here to read our newsletter for November 23, 2015. 

MCSD@Home MCSD@Home Frequently Asked Questions

1.  Will the Monroe County School District automatically take all 10 days the waiver provides?

  1. No.  We will only use MCSD@Home if we need to miss for snow, sickness, etc.  Therefore, if we have a mild winter and we stay healthy it is possible that we would not need to use any of the MCSD@Home days.
App MCSD now has an Apple App!

It seems like more and more people are relying on their phones to keep connected.  For this reason, the Monroe County School District now has an Apple App to help keep everyone informed.  This app allows everyone to get the latest news articles as well as our district calendar.

itunes.apple.com/us/app/schoolpointe-stay-connected/id1043073721?mt=8

Click the link above to install our Apple App develepoed by Schoolpointe (Our Website Vendor)

To install without the link go to the app store and search for Schoolpointe.  Once the app has been installed, just select Monroe County to keep informed.

Grandparent's Day Grandparent's Day

Gamaliel Elementary will celebrate Grandparent’s Day on Tuesday, November 24th at 12:30 p.m. At that time, we will gather in the gym for a short assembly. Grandparents will then be invited to stay and complete a variety of different activities with their grandchildren in the gym.

Students will be able to go home with their grandparents, if they return the permission form that is being sent home with them today in their gold folder.

We are very excited to see all of our grandparents!!

Clock It's Time to make sure your contact information is correct. Winter time is approaching.

Just a reminder to always make sure your contact information for your student is up-to-date.  Anytime there is a phone number change please remember to make the school's office aware of that change.  

It will not be long until Winter time will be here and you would not want to miss the "No School" calls.

Kickoff Kickoff tonight changed from 7:00pm to 7:30pm

At the request of Louisville Shawnee the game time for tonight’s game at Darrell carter stadium will kick off at 7:30 CST and traditional falcon walk will begin at 7:00pm

GES Fall Festival GES Fall Festival

It's the beginning of Fall Festival Week! We hope everyone will be able to join us on Friday, November 6th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. This will allow everyone plenty of time to attend fall festival and support the Monroe County Football team as they take on Shawnee in the play-offs.

Thank you for everything you do to support GES!

Newsletter Newsletter October 26, 2015

Click here to see our newsletter for the week of October 26th. 

Monroe Aquatic Club Good Luck to the Monroe Aquatic Club

 

Monroe Aquatic Club would like to invite everyone to our swim meet this Saturday, October 17 at 9am at the USA Home Meet at the George and Isabel Bushong Family Wellness Center.

 

Parent Teacher Conferences Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held at Gamaliel Elementary on Tuesday, October 20th from 3:00-6:00.  You will be able to pick up your child's report card at conferences. 

Please watch gold folders for more information from homeroom teachers. 

Shrek Shrek the Musical - Accelerated Reader

Congratulations to the 79 students who earned 25 Accelerated Reader points by this afternoon!  Because of their hard work and dedication to achieving our reading goal, those students will be invited to go see Shrek the Musical with Mrs. Taylor next Wednesday, October 21st.

Please encourage your child to read at home!  Students need 50 AR points by Friday, December 5th to be invited to tour the Corvette Plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. 

SOCTOBER SOCTOBER

Did you know that every night in the United States an estimated 600,000 people live on the streets?  This October, SoulPancake and Kid President want 2 million people to prove that even the smalles acts of love, like donating a pair of socks, can make a big difference in the lives of our neighbors who are homeless or underprivileged.

How can Gamaliel Elementary help?  We are asking all students to donate one pair of new socks.

What is our goal?  We would love to donate 100 pairs of new socks to families in our community.

When is the deadline for sock donations?  October 31, 2015

Please visit the website http://soulpancake.com/socktober/ for more information. 

WATERMELON WATERMELON FESTIVAL ANNUAL ART SHOW

Be sure to sign up and attend the Annual Watermelon Festival Art Show! Check out the rules and print off the entry forms here.

Swim Swim Team Signups To Be Held

Swim Team signups for USA and High School will be held Monday, August 24th at 5pm in the Middle School Library.  

High School team is 7th – 12th grade.  
USA is age 6 and older.

 

THEATRE MONROE YOUTH THEATRE PLANS FOR FALL PLAY

If you are a middle or high school student and interested in trying out for the fall play, read more.

Run/5K 30th Annual Watermelon Festival Run/5K

Get your running shoes on and join in the fun! Monroe County George and Isabel Bushong Family Wellness Center will be sponsoring the annual Watermelon 5K. Print out your registration sheet and be sure to get registered!

Exercise August Wellness Center Schedule

Click to see what activities you can take part in at the Monroe County Wellness Center!

Doctor Important Information for Beginning School

Click to find the health requirements to enter each grade.

Calendar NO SCHOOL MAY 19TH AND MAY 25TH

Exercise your right to vote on Tuesday, May 19th, and remember those who served our country on Monday, May 25th.

News WKU Center for Gifted Studies

Opportunities await students during the summer. Check out the following websites for more information.

Art Community Education Art Show

This is your chance to see area artists displaying their work!

Wellness Workplace Wellness

  The Monroe County School system initiated a workplace wellness plan, Spring Break Walkout, in which walking paths were measured and posters with directions were placed at each school. Employees were encouraged to walk before or after school or during their lunch break. For every mile walked, they would put a star by their name on a board. Small prizes were given to the winners, those that walked the most miles, and to all those that participated. Employees took advantage of walking paths and the friendly competition to see who would get the most stars.

Tips Health Tips for Parents


 

Elections SBDM Elections Set for Each School

Monroe County Schools' are seeking Site Based Decision Making Council parent members at each school.

SPRING SPRING BREAK

Monroe County Schools will be on spring break beginning April 6 through April 10.
 

Dillon Geralds Vote for Player of the Week

Vote for Dillon Geralds for player of the week:

Click here to vote.

 

Basketball Boys Basketball Update

The Monroe Co. Boys Basketball team will compete in the regional tournament Saturday, March 7th at 9pm at WKU's Diddle Arena.  Advanced tickets are on sale today until 3pm at the Wellness Center and tomorrow from 8:30 – 2:00 at the Old High School.  Advanced Tickets $6, at the gate $8.

Slick Roads No school Friday, March 6th.

There will be no school in Monroe County on Friday, March 6th.

Slick Roads No school on Thursday, March 5th

There will be no school in Monroe County on Thursday, March 5th due to the impending weather.

Academic Team District Governors Cup

Future Problem Solving and Written Composition competitions will take place tomorrow, February 27th at Joe Harrison Carter Elementary. Registration will begin at 9:00.

District Governors Cup will also take place at JHC on Saturday, February 28th. This will include students who are taking assessments and/or competing with the quick recall team. Registration will begin at 8:00. Coaches will pass out team shirts at registration. Remember to bring el...ectronics, etc. to help pass the time while you wait.

Everyone is welcomed to come support the GES Academic Team. Quick recall will begin at approximately 11:00 and awards should begin around 2:00. Concessions will be available.

Good Luck GES Academic Team!!

No School No School on Friday, February 27th

There will be no school in Monroe County on Friday, February 27th due to many of our secondary roads remain hazardous.

Snow No School Tomorrow, Thursday, February 26th

Due to the continued hazardous road conditions in various parts of the county, there will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, February 26th.

No School No School Wednesday, February 25th

There will be no school in Monroe County, Wednesday, Feburary 25, 2015 due to road conditions.

Closed NO SCHOOL IN MONROE COUNTY TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH

Due to hazardous driving conditions, school has been canceled for Tuesday, February 24th.

Slick Roads No School on Monday, February 23rd

There will be no school on Monday, February 23rd due to poor road conditions.

National Beta Club

BETA has been canceled for this week due to weather. BETA officials are working with the Galt House on alternate dates. 

School Closures Information Regarding School Closures
NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL IN MONROE COUNTY FEBRUARY 16 - 20

THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL IN THE MONROE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT THE ENTIRE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16 THRU FEBRUARY 20.

Exercise February Exercise Schedule

Monroe County Family Wellness Center has posted its February classes. Come join in the fun!

Falcon Pep Band and Pep bus have been canceled for tonight's game, Friday, January 30th

Due to the possibility of bad weather and the late hours that we will be traveling tonight, the Falcon Pep Band will not attend tonight’s game for Friday, January 30th , in Frankfort. Also for the same reasons and low numbers, there will not be a student pep bus going to the game. If the Falcons's advance, we will re-evaluate and send a one call out tomorrow for Saturday’s game.

Basketball No School Friday, January 30th

There will be no school on Friday, January 30th due to the MCHS Boys playing in the All "A" Classic tournament in Frankfort.

Monroe County's Sandy England and Christie Biggerstaff present to the P-16 Council about Bullying

Sandy England and Christie Biggerstaff presented the Monroe County School District Golden Rule Action Plan to the P-16 Council Meeting today. They shared the importance of educating stakeholders about Bullying. 

Sandy and Christie

Basketball The Monroe County Boys Falcon Basketball team advances to play in the finals of the Class "A" tournament

The Monroe County Boys Falcon Basketball team advanced to play in the regional finals of the All Class "A" tournament by defeating Glasgow tonight. The game will be played in Clinton County tomorrow night, Friday, January 23rd, starting around 7:30 pm.

Message Urgent Message

The Monroe County Health Department is investigating a case of Pertussis (whooping cough).  Pertussis is a vaccine-preventable disease and if you or your child is up to date on immunizations, the probability of infection is lowered.

Please consider the following recommendations from the Monroe County Health Department:

1. Contact your physician if you or your child displays cold symptoms with a persistent cough. Pertussis immunization status should be reviewed and age-appropriate vaccine should be given and antibiotic treatment can be initiated if needed.

2. If you or your child develops Pertussis, you will not be permitted to attend school / daycare/ work  until 5 days of appropriate antibiotic therapy have been completed or for three weeks after the onset of cough, if treatment was not given. 

3. Keep your ill child at home until he or she is no longer contagious.  Keep contagious children home from activities where this disease could be spread to others.  Examples include church, scouts, and team sports. 

To see the entire letter, please click here.

hazardous roads School Closed on Wednesday, January 14th due to hazardous roads

After further monitoring of hazardous road conditions, we have decided to close school, today Wednesday, January 14th.

KDA Poster and Essay Contest KDA Poster and Essay Contest

Kentucky students have until Jan. 27 to submit entries to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s 2015 Poster and Essay Contest, “Kentucky Agriculture: Growing the Next Generation of Farmers.”

WKU Super Saturdays WKU Super Saturdays

The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU Winter 2015 Super Saturdays will take place February 7, 14, 21, and 28, noon to 2:30 p.m.  There are 33 classes on the campus of WKU in Bowling Green and four available at the Kentucky Science Center in Louisville. Super Saturdays are for high-ability, high-interest students in grades 1-8.

Parent Survey Monroe County School District Parent Survey

Please select the link below to participate in the Monroe County School District Survey. We are committed to having the best possible educational experience for our students. We value your input and suggestions. Thank you for being our educational partner, and taking the time to complete this survey.

Click Here To Take the Monroe County School District Parent Survey

 

Dedication Begins at a Young Age

Showing their patriotism, John Comer and Austin Carmona caught a "rain-free" minute to get the flag up at GES today.

Bullying Monroe County School's Anti Bullying Task Force

Monroe County school administrators met Friday, January 9th to lay out a proactive approach to bullying in our schools. More information will be given to our students, parents and staff soon.  

Cold Weather Warming Center in Tompkinsville

*A Warming Center has been set up at the courthouse by emergency management for those who need a warm place or experience no heat at home during the frigid temperatures.  20 cots and transportation to the center is available by calling the hospital 270-487-9231.  This is a "warming center" - place to go in frigid temps if someone has a heating emergency, no food or anything else will be provided, just a warm place to sleep and be warm.
The center will only be open temporary till the temperatures rise. Contact David Rich 270-427-7737 for more information.

frigid temperatures One Hour Delay Thursday, January 8th due to frigid temperatures.

The Monroe County School District will be running on a one hour delay on Thursday, January 8th due to frigid temperatures.

 

Exercise Wellness Center January Exercise Schedule

Get in the spirit of working out in 2015 with the Monroe County Family Wellness Center. Check out the exercise classes scheduled.

School is Back School is Back in Session on MONDAY, JANUARY 5th

THE MONROE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION HOPES EVERYONE HAD A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY SEASON AND IS READY TO COME BACK TO COMPLETE AN AWESOME SCHOOL YEAR BEGINNING MONDAY, JANUARY 5TH.

The Harold Pitcock Enhancement Reading Program

Several students were rewarded today for meeting their reading goal thanks to The Harold Pitcock Enhancement Reading Program. Students were given $5.00 to spend at the Gamaliel Dollar Store. These students were chosen from a drawing of all students in the homeroom who had met their goal and then the top AR reader in the overall grade. GES would like to thank Swirlies in Tompkinsville for donating the money for students to have this reward! We appreciate your support! 

Preschool: Georgia Grider
Kindergarten: Emma Mandrell, Chloe Tomlison, Claire Myatt
First: Lexi Taylor, Kaylee York, Mya Rouse
Second: Larissa Stinson, Kylie Wilson, Ava Wilson
Third: Wesley Smith, Evan York, Eli Pitcock
Fourth: Tommie Ann Smith, Callie Fox, Caleb Bullington
Fifth: Alaina Hawkins, Bryce Carter, Austin Carmona

Calendar Monroe County Board of Education Sets 2015 Fall Break

2015 FALL BREAK will be October 5-9.

At the December meeting of the Monroe County Board of Education it was decided to designate October 5-9 as the 2015 Fall Break so that students, parents, community members, and staff could plan for Fall Break activities.

Additional 2015-2016 Calendar Information will be determined at a future board meeting. 

Wellness Center December Family Wellness Center Schedule

Read more for a schedule!

Youth Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents

Mark your calanders to see another outstanding performance!

School Closing Today, Tuesday, November 18,

The Monroe County School District will be closing today, Tuesday, November 18, due to hazardous road conditions in various parts of the county.

One Hour Delay

The Monroe County School District will be operating on a 1 hour delay due to some slick road conditions around the county. Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Donation Masonic Lodge Makes Donation

Family Resource and Youth Services Centers receive donation for needy children.

Veteran's Day Veteran's Day Program

You're invited to our Gamaliel Elementary Veterans Day Program on November 14th at 9:30 a.m. Please feel free to come and honor the Veteran Soldiers in our community.

Closed Monroe County Schools will be Closed Monday and Tuesday

Monroe County Schools will be closed November 3rd and 4th and reopen on Wednesday November 5th.

Wellness Center November Wellness Center Schedule

Check out the exercise classes at the Wellness Center!

Paint Class Community Education Acrylic Paint Class

Join in the fun and paint a picture for Christmas!

Blue Ribbon GES Teacher Receives Northern Kentucky University Trailblazer Award

Greta Hale, Mathematics Intervention Teacher recognized at school board meeting

Red Ribbon Red Ribbon Dress Up Days

Red Ribbon Days October 27 to 31st.

Monday- Pajama & Crazy Hair Day.

Tuesday- Mix & Don't Match Day

Wednesday- Camo/Hillbilly Day

Thursday- Hat & Sun Glasses Day

Friday Sports -Team Day

Monroe County is a Distinguished School

 

 

Super Saturdays Fall Super Saturdays

Super Saturdays encourages students in grades 1 – 8 who are of high ability or have high interest in a topic to pursue their passions outside the regular classroom. Through a hands-on, minds-on approach to learning, students explore and investigate math, art, science, history, writing, music and performance under the thoughtful guidance of experienced teachers and in the company of enthusiastic, like-minded peers.  Please check out the link for more information and registration! WKU Super Saturdays

Open Enrollment Open Enrollment Begins October 13th, 2014

Click here to follow the link for health insurance open enrollment.

PLEDGE TAKE THE PLEDGE "LEAN ON ME" STOP THE BULLYING

Safe Schools Week begins October 19th thru 25th.

Painting Acrylic Painting Class

Don't miss out on the next set of classes! Click Read More for a printable flyer.

Special Call SBDM Meeting

Gamaliel Elementary will have a special call SBDM meeting on Tuesday, October 7th at 9:00 am.

Fall Fall Festival

Student Fall Festival will be Friday October 3rd, and our school wide community Fall Festival will be Saturday October 4th from 5-8. Please stop by and support GES. 

We look forward to seeing you!

Exercise Wellness Center Exercise Classes
Picture Day Picture Day

School picture day will be at Gamaliel Elementary on September 23rd to take Fall and yearbook pictures!

Back Pack Program Help Our County's Back Pack Program

Vote once a day to help our school's back pack program share in a top prize of $60,000 from Wal-Mart.

Money THURSDAY IS HIGH ATTENDANCE DAY

Help your school win $500 during high attendance day!
 

Books Community Education Offers a New Class

Storytelling Workshop set to begin on October 2nd

Rural School Reunion

The Monroe County Retired Teacher Association has organized a Rural School Reunion scheduled for September 27, 2014.

Volleyball Volleyball Team Advances to All "A" State Tournament!

 

 

 

Exercise September Wellness Center Exercise Schedule

Come join in the fun! If you're not a member, you can always walk in. UPDATED CALENDAR

Old Mulkey Old Mulkey Essay Contest Deadline August 31st
No STARS on Tuesday August 19th

On Tuesday, August 19th, the Monroe County School District will dismiss school early at 12:30 which will allow students and staff the opportunity to attend the funeral of Jerome Taylor.  There will also be no STARS afterschool.

On Tuesday, August 19th, school will dismiss early at 12:30

On Tuesday, August 19th, the Monroe County School District will dismiss school early at 12:30 which will allow students and staff the opportunity to attend the funeral of Jerome Taylor.

NOte A Special Presentation by “Appalachian Mountain Storyteller”

Community Education to sponsor an Ice Cream Social

5K Wellness Center to Sponsor Watermelon Festival 5K Run

Print out the form and participate in the annual Watermelon Festival 5K Run.

Phone Phone Issues

The phone system is currently down at Gamaliel Elementary School.  Please call 270-487-5456 if you need to get in contact with the school.  Thank You

School Step Back in Time

Make plans to attend Monroe County Rural Schools Reunion, Saturday, September 27, 2014!

Painting Acrylic Painting Class

Community Education to Offer Acrylic Painting Classes
 

Calendar IT'S TIME FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR TO BEGIN!

Mark your calendars for upcoming activities at the Monroe County School District. SCHOOL BEGINS FRIDAY, AUGUST 1ST.

Checkmark Notice of Non-discrimination

To read the Monroe County Board of Education's Notice of Non-discrimination Policy, click on Read More

Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents

The Conundrum on the Crackerjack Cruise

Students Car Seat Check Up

Check out the attached flyer for information about a Car Seat Check Up sponsored by the Monroe County Health Department.
 

Carter RETIREMENT RECEPTION PLANNED

There will be a retirement reception to honor Superintendent Lewis D. Carter on June 10th between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. in the Board of Education Conference Room. Everyone is invited to attend.

Checkmark SPECIAL CALLED BOARD MEETING
DRAMA DRAMA CAMP

Sign up for Summer Drama Camp sponsored by Community Education.

Search Superintendent Search Committee Meeting Dates

The committee will begin the selection process soon!

Drama Monroe County Life in the Early 1900's

A group of students will be presenting at the Wellness Center

U.S. News and World Reports U.S. News and World Reports List Best High Schools

Monroe County High School recieved a Bronze status in national high school rankings.

Checkmark Superintendent Screening Committee Parent Member Vote

Voting for the one parent representative will take place on the following date at the Monroe County Board of Education main office area:  May 2, 2014 from 7:30 am-5:00 pm.

Presenters at Next Generation Professionals at the University of Kentucky.

School and district administrators presented to members of the Next Generation Professionals organization on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Hilary J. Boone Center in Lexington , KY.  We shared information about Standards-based grading, Leader In Me and Personalized Learning. 

 

Monroe County District Leadership Retreat 2014

 

 

 

Painting Community Education Acrylic Painting Workshops

Join in the fun and learn how to paint! Check out the flyer for date and times along with a few pictures of past classes.

News SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH BEGINS

The Monroe County Board of Education is seeking qualified applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools. Click here for application and further information.

CALENDAR CALENDAR FOR REMAINDER OF THE YEAR

Hopefully, this will be the final calendar published for the 2013-2014 school year. Click here for the link.

Lewis D. Carter Superintendent Lewis D. Carter Featured in recent KSBA Article

Monroe County's Superintendent Lewis D. Carter was recentled featured in KSBA "Superintendent Spotlight".

Lewis D. Carter Superintendent Lewis D. Carter Announces Retirement

Superintendent Lewis D. Carter announced he would be retiring after the conclusion of this school year.  Mr. Carter has been superintendent for the past five years.  To read more click here.

Children IT'S TIME TO REGISTER FOR SCHOOL

Elementary schools are holding PreSchool, Kindergarten and Headstart registration.

Art Community Education Class to be Offered

Click for more information about an acrylic painting class.

Spring Break Announcement

COLLEGE/CAREER FAIR SURVEY

Please help us evaluate our event by completing this short survey. We will use your feedback to determine how we can improve our future events.

Link to survey below:

https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=b1Dk98vy64VNgbI65v6yPQ

Students Monroe County Third Grade Students are "Leaders" in Reading Proficiency

Recent Article Ranks Monroe's Third Grade Students Top in Region

Gamaliel Elementary To Host Leader In Me Parent Night

GES will host a Leader In Me Parent Night.  Please click here for more details!

McDonald's McDonald's BETA Night

Come support our school at McDonalds!

4 PM – 7 PM GES Beta will receive 20% of all sales drive thru and carry out.

 

School Tomorrow Video

Smile There WILL be school tomorrow, Thursday, March 6th

There WILL be school in Monroe County tomorrow, Thursday, March 6th. 

No School No School Wednesday, March 5th

No School Wednesday, March 5th due to hazardous road conditions.  The Monroe County Family Wellness Center will open 1 hour late and will close at their normal time of 7pm.

No School No School Tuesday, March 4th

No school Tuesday, March 4th due to hazardous road conditions.  Wellness Center hours are from 9:00am to 3:00pm

 

No School No School Monday, March 3rd

There will be no school today, Monday, March 3rd due to the extremely dangerous road conditions.

Way to Go BETA!!

Our living literature group placed 2nd at convention!

Click read more to see pictures!

Pictures Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will be Monday March 10th.  We will also be doing club pictures, class officers, and class favorite pictures this day! Dress your best and say "Cheese!"

Basketball Ticket Sells will begin at 5:30

Ticket sells will begin tonight at 5:30 for the Monroe / Barren district championship basketball game at Glasgow High School.

Theartre Monroe Youth Theartre Presents a Play

Check out the flyer for times, location and date!

Gamaliel Elementary Student Fair

Gamaliel Elementary will be hosting a student fair on Thursday, March 7th.  Please click here for information and a registration packet.

 

Calendar School Calendar Update
Career Opportunities at the Monroe County High School

 

 

ACT ACT Test Has Been Canceled

The ACT test scheduled for Saturday, February 8th, at the Monroe County High School has been canceled.

No school No school today Thursday, February 6th

There will be no school today Thursday, February 6th due to ice covered roads in portions of our county. 

No School No School today Monday, February 3rd due to black ice.

There will be no school today, Monday, February 3rd due to black ice on the roads.  Please drive safely.

President's There WILL be school on President's Day, Feburary 17th

There will be school on President's Day, Feburary 17th.  This will allow us to make up a snow day.

tourament 8th grade girls tourament game at Warren East today canceled

The Monroe County Middle School 8th grade girls tournament, scheduled for January 25th at Warren East, has been canceled and rescheduled for Saturday, February 1st.
 

MC 8th Grade Tourament Canceled

The Monroe County Middle School 8th grade boys tournament, scheduled for January 25th at Monroe County, has been canceled and rescheduled for Saturday, February 1st.

Smile There will be school in Monroe County on Friday, January 24th

There will be school in Monroe County on Friday, January 24th.

no school There will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, January 23rd.

There will be no school tomorrow, Thursday, January 23rd due to road conditions.

No school No school tomorrow, Wednesday, January 22nd

There will be no school tomorrow, Wednesday, January 22nd due to bad weather. 

No school No school today, Tuesday, January 21st due to bad weather.

There will be no school today, Tuesday, January 21st due to bad weather.

Calendar NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY, JANUARY 20TH

There will be no school on Monday, January 20th in obverservance of Martin Luther King, Jr's. birthday.

Icy No School Today Friday, January 17th

There will be no school today, Friday January 17th due to black ice on our roadways.

Feliz Navidad

Wreath A Message from Monroe County School District

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! School will be dismissed at the end of the day on Friday, December 20th and will begin the new year on Monday, January 6th. Have a great break!

Twas The Night Before Christmas

GOOD LUCK TO OUR FOOTBALL PLAYER AND COACHES

Good luck video to Coach John Petett and his staff and player Carleton Huff!

Snow Day No School Today, Tuesday December 10th.

There will be no school today, Tuesday, December 10th due to bad weather.

Also, regarding the STLP competition in Bowling Green, your STLP coordinator will be contacting you with information about today's activities.  PLEASE wait for a call from your school's STLP coordinator.

"TEXT MESSAGE" - The OneCallNow website is down this morning and that is why we did not send a text message out.

Thank You

Dinner Theatre Dinner Theatre

Monroe Youth Theatre Presents "Cookin Up Christmas" December 7th & 8th

Flu Season Public Service Announcement

Pictures Pictures

Friday, November 22 will be picture retakes and Christmas pictures at GES.

Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break will be next week from Wednesday November 27 to Friday Novemeber 29.  We will be having school on Monday and Tuesday.  Have a great Thanksgiving!!

Sympathy NO SCHOOL ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH

MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH, FOR THE FUNERAL SERVICES OF ELIZABETH WILLETT.  SHE WAS A PAST TEACHER, VICE PRINCIPAL, PRINCIPAL, INSTRUCTIONAL SUPERVISOR AND INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT. HER FUNERAL WILL BE HELD AT THE MONROE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM AT 2:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY. THE DAY WILL BE ADDED TO THE END OF THE SCHOOL CALENDAR.

District Radio Announcement for 11/15/2013

 

 

District's Early Dismissal Affects Veteran's Day Program

Dear Parents,

We will be having our Veterans Day Program at Gamaliel Elementary School on Friday, November 15th at 9:30 a.m.  This is a little different than in years past. Our usual program has always been held in the afternoon, but we are dismissing school early on Friday.  (See below!)  However, we want to make sure we get the word out to all of our guests so that they can still make arrangements to attend! 

If you know any Veteran who plans to attend, please make sure they are aware of the new time for the program!

Monroe County School System will be dismissing school on Friday, November 15th at 12:00.  The Monroe County High School football team will be playing Paducah Tilghman in Paducah, Kentucky in the football playoffs.  Game time begins at 7:00 p.m. We wish our Falcons the best of luck!

 

 

Art Art Show
Check out the flyer for an upcoming Community Art Show.
OPEN ENROLLMENT ends OCTOBER 31, 3013
2014 Kentucky Employee Health Plan OPEN ENROLLMENT ends OCTOBER 31, 3013 

 

 

 

Fall Fall Festival
November 2nd from 5:00 to 8:00 pm will be our Fall Festival!  Please come and support our school and have a great night with your family. Please click to learn more and see a schedule of events.
Fall Pictures Fall Pictures

G.E.S Fall Pictures will be taken on September 19!

Tell Tell Kentucky Survey Recognizes GES

GES is an honorable mention school!

Grandparent's Grandparent's Day

Gamaliel Elementary will celebrate Grandparent’s Day on Friday, September 6th at 1:00.  At that time, we will all gather in the gym for a short assembly.  Grandparents will then be invited to visit the classrooms of their grandchildren for special activities and refreshments!

Swim Swim Team Now Organizing

If you want to become a member of MAC, now is the time to join.

TENNIS KID'S TENNIS CLINIC
Information Little League Sign Ups

Sign up for Little League Football and Cheerleader

Public Service 2013 Public Service Recognition Week Poster Contest

Follow the link to find out more information on a chance to win $100.00 in a statewide poster contest.

Basketball GES Recognized by Target

Click Read More to see the national internet commercial filmed at GES.

Back To School Students First Day Back To School - August 9th
Insurance Student Insurance Available for Purchase

Additional accident insurance available for student purchase.

Paint New Acrylic Paint Class

Check out the new classes offered by Community Education!

Open House Open House

Gamaliel Elementary will be having Open House on July 30 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. We hope to see all of there to get ready for the 2013-2014 school year. Have a great rest of the summer!!

5K Backpackin' For Kids 5K

Monroe County Family Resource/Youth Service and Migrant/ESL programs are hosting a 5K Run/Walk on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Registration begins at 6:00 p.m. with the Kids Run at 6:45 and 5K at 7:15. Entry fee is $25 or a new backpack filled with school supplies. Click the link below for more information and registration form.

5K Registration Form

Clock School Start and End Times Announced

Start and end times for all schools are as follows:

Elementary Schools (TES, GES, JHC) 7:45 - 2:45
Middle School 7:30 - 2:25
High School 7:35 - 2:35

Supply Lists 2013-2014 Supply Lists

Please click here to see a supply list of what each grade will need for the fast approaching school year. We hope you all have a wonderful rest of the summer!

United Way United Way Gives to Monroe County

United Way has given generously to several organizations in Monroe County. Read the attached press release to find out more.

Broadcast Graduation Broadcast

 

The Monroe County School District's Technology Department will once again be broadcasting this year's graduation on McTv (Mediacom Channel 16 and SCRTC Channel 94).
 
Please be aware that technical difficulties may arise.
 
Thanks,
Technology Department
Summer Feeding Program Summer Feeding Program

Summer feeding program to begin June 3rd.

Drama Camps Summer Drama Camps

See more about camps for elementary, middle and high school students.

SALE Surplus Equipment Sale Thursday, April 25th

Check out what the school system is selling!

Check Square Site Based Council Elections

Parent Elections at Each School to be Held Soon!

Principal Biggerstaff Addresses Group Principal Biggerstaff Addresses Group
Little League

The Little League tee ball, baseball, & softball games originally scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled.  All games will resume on Tuesday evening, April 23.

Kindergarten and Preschool Registration

Kindergarten and Preschool Registration Friday, April 12, 2013 from 8am to 3pm at All Elementary Schools

 

 

 

GES is Selected as an NCEA High Performing School

GES has been selected as an NCEA High Performing School.  Please click for more details!

GES GES 2012-2013 Yearbook

Pre-order your GES yearbook now!  The cost is $30.00.  They will be sold until May 3, 2013.  We expect them to be back the last week of school.  If you would like to purchase one, please contact your child's homeroom teacher or one of the wonderful ladies in our front office.  Click here for a yearbook form.

Pictures Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will be Wednesday – Individual,  classroom group, and club pictures will be taken on this day.  Group or friend pictures are $8.00 each and must be prepaid before pictures are taken.

Washington Washington, D.C Trip

5th grade students interested in participating in the Spring Break 2014 trip to Washington, DC can attend an informational meeting at Monroe County Middle School on Tuesday, March 26th at 6:30 at MCMS.

Baseball Today's Baseball game canceled.

Today’s home baseball against Warren Central has been cancelled.

Baseball and Softball Little League Baseball and Softball Sign Ups
No School Today, March 6th.

There will be no school today in Monroe County today due to bad weather.  Thank You, Superintendent Lewis D. Carter

Mornings with Mom

Gamaliel Elementary will host its annual Mornings with Mom.  Click for more details!

Jr. BETA Club GES Jr. BETA Club is going to Nationals!

Click here to learn about our State Jr. BETA WINNERS!

Governor's Cup Governor's Cup Results

Gamaliel Elementary, Joe Harrison Carter Elementary and Tompkinsville Elementary faired well at the District Governor's Cup

Wellness Wellness Center Schedule for March

Click here to see what is going on at the Monroe County Family Wellness Center.

Good Luck Good Luck GES!!

Good luck to the GES BETA Club and Academic Team this week as they compete!!!

Pre-School Kindergarten and Pre-School Registration for 2013
Beta No School in Monroe County Thursday and Friday

Due to the State Jr. Beta Convention being held in Louisville, Kentucky, Monroe County Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 28 and Friday, March 1st. Good luck to all students from Monroe County that will be participating during the convention.

Videos & Pictures Added on our Through The Years Page

New videos added on our Through The Years page.  Some of the videos will also be playing this weekend on McTv.

http://www.monroe.kyschools.us/content_page2.aspx?cid=732

 

videos Through The Years videos added

 

Watch the new videos on our Through The Years page on our website.
 
 

 

Booklets = $$$ for GES!

Computers for Education Program

Girl Scouts Meeting Wednesday Cancelled!

Interested in joining the Girl Scouts?

Valentine's Valentine's Day Deliveries

Be sure to check with each school to see when the best time is to deliver items to the school for Valentine's Day.  Remember, NO GLASS CONTAINERS AND NO BALLOONS ON A SCHOOL BUS.  Also remember whatever is sent to them must fit in their lap while on the bus.

Activity February Activity Calendar

Click here to see what is going on at the Wellness Center.

No School No School Friday, February 1st

There will be no school in Monroe County on February 1st due to slick roads in some parts of the county.  Please drive safe.

Through The Years ----- GHS 1940-1949

View our new series "Through The Years" on our website.  Just click on the link "Through The Years" on our district's homepage.

Through The Years

 

Graduate GED TESTING

Time is ticking to take your GED test. Monroe County Adult Education is interested in your future.

Basketball Listen to the game today via the Internet

Just a reminder that you can stream the game via the Internet using the address below.  Also, if you have a smartphone (a good iphone app is Tunein Radio) you can use the following address to listen to the game:  mms://media.monroe.kyschools.us/mchsradio

http://www.monroe.kyschools.us/content_page.aspx?cid=724

Basketball No School Friday, January 25th

There will be no school on Friday, January 25th due to the Lady Falcons playing in the All "A" tournament in Frankfort, Kentucky.  Game time is at 12:00 cst.  Hope everyone can make the trip to support the Lady Falcons!!!!!  Our local radio station will be broadcasting live on 102.7 and we will also be streaming the game.

 

 

Live Link

Tiger Tiger Den News

See what has been happening at Gamaliel Elementary!

Falcon CLASS A BASKETBALL GAME CANCELLED FOR TUESDAY
GAME WILL BE PLAYED ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT, BEGINNING AT 6:00. THE FALCONS WILL PLAY THE HORNETS OF METCALFE COUNTY, BOTH GIRLS AND BOYS.
Art Community Education Class Schedule
Acrylic Painting Class Offered
Basketball Game Tonight against Metcalfe has been canceled!
The Class "A" game tonight between Monroe an Metcalfe has been canceled due to concerns about the weather and will be played tomorrow night, Tuesday, January 15th.
Wellness Monroe County Family Wellness Center
CHECK OUT JANUARY'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS!
Book PARENT SURVEY
If you are a parent of a Monroe County School District child, please take the following survey
Flag Monroe County Schools Show Support for the 623rd
The school system to host soldiers and families during ballgame
Monroe County Schools will close at 12:30 PM on Monday December 17th.
The Monroe County School District will close Monday, December 17th at 12:30 p.m. for the funeral of Prentice Stanford.  This will allow the many staff members who worked with Mr. Stanford for many years the chance to pay their respects.  Thank You and please keep the Stanford family in your prayers.
Calendar Revised Calendar
Special Called Board Meeting Changed 2012-2013 Calendar
Read Scholastic Book Fair

The Gamaliel Elementary School Library will be having a book fair from Monday, December 3rd through Monday, December 10th.  Students will be able to shop from 7:15 am to 4:00 pm each day.  There is also an online fair if parents want to look at items to buy for Christmas.  Click read more to get to the link to the online fair!!

Donation Masonic Lodge Members Make Donation
Tiger's Tiger's Den News: November 2012
Find out what our school has been up to this month!
Camp Do you want to go to Camp Currie?

Students who are interested in attending summer camp at Camp Currie on July 15-19 2013 @ KY Lake may write a 1 page letter stating why they would like to go to camp and why they would like for someone to sponsor them.

 

The cost of the camp is 230.00, but could be free is someone sponsors them!!

Art Monroe County Arts Council Grant Application Available
Teachers can apply for a grant for their school.
Annual Fall Festival
     There are many wonderful things planned for the Fall Festival. Click here for a complete list of activities!
Singing Telegram Time
 It's that time of year again!  Send a singing telegram to your student.  Click here for more details!
School Red Ribbon Week
Monday-PJs
Tuesday-Nerd Day
Wednesday- Red Day
Thursday- Hillbilly Day or Senior Citizen Day
Friday-Sports Team Day.
Last Call for Girls' Little League Basketball Sign-ups
 Girls' Little League Basketball sign-ups will be held Monday-Thursday from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at the Monroe County High School Common's Area.
Last Call for Girls' Little League Basketball Sign-ups
You may sign up Monday-Thursday from 5:00-6:00 P.M. in the Monroe County High School Commons Area.
Basketball 2012 Monroe County High School Boy’s Falcon Youth League Basketball
Boys-Grades 2-5 (Any 6th Grade boy not playing at MCMS)
 
Sign-Up Dates and Location….Cost is $30
Thursday October 18th @ Monroe Co. High School Cafeteria 6pm to 8pm
 
Tuesday October 23rd @ Monroe Co. High School Cafeteria 5pm to 7pm
 
Thursday October 25th @ Monroe Co. High School Gym 6pm to 7pm this is also fundamental night. Boys should be at gym for practice.
 
Tuesday October 30th @ Monroe Co. High School Gym 6pm to 7pm this is also fundamental night. Boys should be at gym for practice. Teams will be formed.
1st Game will be Saturday morning November 10th
GES Fall Festival
 GES will hold its annual Fall Festival.  Click here for all the exciting details!  
Fall Fall Festival Baskets
Gamaliel Elementary Fall Festival
Saturday, November 3, 2012
5:00-7:00
Basket Information
Standard Changes in Kentucky Testing
Monroe Youth Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents Clever Thomas and the Two Bottles
Monroe County Middle School students prepare to present another great performance. 
School Picture Day
 
School pictures will be taken on Tuesday, September 4th for all grade levels.







SWIM USA SWIM TEAM: Monroe Aquatic Club
Registration August 13-20
@Monroe County Family Wellness Center
Football Little League Football & Cheerleading
Late sign ups and final days to sign up August 9th and 10th Thursday and Friday at Darrell Carter Stadium 5-7pm.  Sign up form
Bus First Day of School Friday, August 3rd
PLEASE BE EXTRA CAREFUL, STUDENTS WILL BE SHARING THE MORNING DRIVE! THE BIG YELLOW BUSES WILL BE MAKING STOPS BOTH NEW AND OLD SO BE EXTRA CAUTIOUS!
Art Community Education Classes Offered
A new acrylic paint class and beginning computer class will begin soon.
Drama Summer Drama Camp
Click here to see more information regarding the Monroe County Youth Theatre's Summer Drama Camp.
Bus Kindergarten Readiness Program
 

An invitation for families with children

starting kindergarten this August!

Spring Break Spring Break Begins March 31st
Monroe County Schools will begin spring break the first week of April.  Schools will be closed from April 2 through April 6. Enjoy!
Blue Ribbon GES Featured in Kentucky Teacher Magazine
Blue Ribbon School Goes for Mastery Minus the Grades
Lady Falcons advance to the regional championship game. Ticket on Sale!!!
The Lady Falcons advanced tonight by beating Bowling Green and will now play in the Championship game against Glasgow tomorrow at 3:00pm. The game will be played at Diddle Arena.

TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE TOMORROW MORNING (SUNDAY, MARCH 4th) BETWEEN 8am - 10:30am AT THE HIGH SCHOOL COMMONS AREA.

Hope to see everyone there in Bowling Green to support our Lady Falcons.

!!! Go Roe !!!
Ballgames Postponed
THE GIRL'S REGIONAL TOURNAMENT AT DIDDLE ARENA HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 6:00 P.M. ON SATURDAY, MARCH 3RD.  THE FINALS WILL BE AT 3:00 P.M. ON SUNDAY, MARCH 4TH.
Basketball No School Friday January 27th.
The Lady Falcons advanced in the All A Classic last night defeating Somerset by a score of 58-48.  They will now play Walton-Verona on Friday, January 27th at 12:00 cst.  School will be dismissed so everyone will have the opportunity to support the Lady Falcons.
BAsketball Go Lady Falcons
Monroe County Elementary Schools wish Our Lady Falcons the Best of Luck in all of their upcoming Games.  GO LADY FALCONS!!!
 
basketball Tonight's basketball game time changed to 5:00pm instead of 6:00pm.
Tonight’s basketball games with Barren County will be played with the boys game beginning at 5:00 pm.  We will have homecoming ceremonies as scheduled.
No school in Monroe County on Friday, January 13th.
No School Tuesday, Jan. 3rd.
There will be no school Tuesday January 3, 2012 due to parts of the county have very slick roads. Please drive safe!

Blue Ribbon School Program.wmv Gamaliel Elementary's Blue Ribbon Program
Gamaliel Elementary School hosted a program to honor the school's National Blue Ribbon Award.  Take a look at our journey to the Blue Ribbon!
Gamaliel Elementary School to Host Book Fair
Dollar Sign Donation Made to School FRYSC Groups
H.A.M. Henderson Masonic Lodge Makes a Much-Needed Donation
Happy Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving break will be between November 23 till November 25.  We will see you back at GES on November 28th!!

Every Child Gamaliel Elementary School Receives an Honorable Mention at the Annual Safe Schools Conference
GES was one of the 49 Honorable Mentions in the Teaching, Educating, Leading and Learning (TELL) Kentucky survey
Saturday Super Saturdays
The Super Saturday Program is a quality enrichment program for intellectually gifted children.  All Super Saturday Program courses are designed for fun and involve hands-on learning.
Education Parent Teacher Conferences
Gamaliel Elementary will be holding Parent Teacher Conferences on October 20th from 3pm until 5:30pm.
Light bulb Lights On
Lights On has been cancelled due to the weather.  It has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 27th.  It will go from 6:00-8:00 at Community Resource Center Gym and Cafeteria.
Notebook Kentucky Safe Schools Week
OCTOBER 16-22, 2011
CLICK HERE TO BE A CYBER SURVIVOR
iOS10 iOS 10 Workshop

Do iOS 10 updates on your device have you confused?

Would you like to know more about new features that were added in the update?

GES STLP is having a workshop to help!

When: Tuesday, December 6th at 3 PM
Where: Gamaliel Elementary School Library

Veterans Day Veterans Day Program

Veterans Day Assembly
Gamaliel Elementary Gym
November 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Please join us in honoring our local Veterans! We invite all Veterans who have served in any branch of the Armed Services to come and celebrate with us.

We ask that all students wear red, white, or blue to show our nations colors.

During the program we will be honoring the Veterans we have lost over the past year, as well as, soldiers currently serving in the armed forces. Please invite your family, friends, and any Veteran you know to come and share this day with the Gamaliel Elementary students and staff. We look forward to seeing you all on November 12.

Newsletter September 11th Newsletter

Click below to view the September 11th newsletter. 

/userfiles/905/Newsletter%20September%2011th.pdf

Open House Open House

GES Open House will be August 11th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

During this time, you will be able to drop off school supplies, visit your new classroom, meet your teacher, and complete paperwork.

Welcome Welcome to GES

Over the summer we have had some new staff changes! GES would like to congratulate Mrs. Kathy Taylor on becoming our new Principal. We know she will do a fabulous job.  We would also like to welcome Mr. Jon Clemmons to our Tiger Staff as our new Assistant Principal.  We know that you will do wonderful things for our school.  We are going to have a great 2014-2105 school year!

Locks of Love

Gamaliel Elementary is so proud of Larissa Stinson.  She recently donated 10 inches of hair to Lock of Love. Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

Celebrate MY DRIVE Celebrate MY DRIVE
VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!
Back to School Open House
Open House will be held at Gamaliel Elementary on July 30 from 5-7pm.  Please come and meet your child's teacher and take a look at our school!
Children Preschool
THE LAST DAY FOR PRESCHOOL WILL BE THURSDAY, MAY 3RD.
Teacher Progress Reports
Progress Reports will go home today, Wednesday, April 11th
Kitten AutumnFest Parade
Gamaliel Elementary as the Grand Marshalls for the AutumnFest Parade!
MCSD@Home Logo Mrs. Thompson is interviewed about MCSD@Home days

 

 

BETA Reminder BETA Reminder
Painting Community Education Fall Painting Classes
School Supply List School Supply List

Click HERE to view the school supply list for the 2015-16 school year. 

School Open House

Open House/Meet the Teacher night will be July 24th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. You can bring your students school supplies, meet your child's teacher, practice opening lockers, and meet your new classmates!

AARP Grandparent Essay Winner

We would like to congradulate Brionna Moore for her district winning essay in for the AARP Grandparents Essay contest. We wish her luck as her essay now moves on to state level competetion!


 

SAFE SCHOOLS WEEK SAFE SCHOOLS WEEK
SIGN THE SAFE SCHOOLS PLEDGE
Tiger First Day of School
The first day of school for Monroe County Schools will be August 3!

Registration Preschool and Kindergarten Registration
April 13th 7:00 AM-4:00PM
All Monroe County Elementary Schools
Information WKU to Host Winter Super Saturdays
GES Featured on WBKO Thursday
Watch WBKO Channel 13 tonight, September 29th, at 5:00pm, 6:00pm, and 10:00pm to see Gamaliel Elementary School students and staff interviewed about our National Blue Ribbon School status!
November Newsletter November Newsletter

Click here to read our November Newsletter! 

Don't forget - no school November 23rd - 25th. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:

Did you know that Monroe County School District offers a support group for those grandparents currently raising their grandchildren?  If not, we invite you to come and see what it’s all about.  To attend the meetings you must have a grandchild enrolled in Monroe County schools ranging from  PS-12th grade.  The meetings are held  at the Board of Education @ 12:00 on every 3rd Thursday of the month.  We have various guest speakers and activities.  This month we will meet on November 19th,  to discuss the New MCSC@Home program.  This would be a great time for you to come and see what the group has to offer.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Glenna Geralds

Registration Information Beginning of the Year Paperwork

Click HERE to veiw the GES Handbook (Click HERE for Spanish Version)

Click HERE to view all forms that need to be completed for 2015-16 school year. (Feel free to print these forms, complete them, and drop them off during Open House)

 

Supply List Supply List

Read more to see our supply list for the upcoming year!

smartphone Interesting Article concerning how your location can be found when taking pictures with your smartphone.

Below is a link that is very eye opening for everyone.  Please take a moment to watch.  Thanks

 

http://kyeos.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/warning-if-you-take-photos-with-your-cell-phone/

 

Insurance Health Insurance Online Open Enrollment Tutorial
Click the link below to watch a step by step tutorial of how to enroll online for your 2014 Health Insurance Plan.  Video may take a few minutes to start.

 

Remember if you are cross referencing you must fill out paper application.  All others must submit application online.  Deadline to enroll is October 31, 2013.

Online Tutorial

Tennis Clinic Tennis Clinic
Want to learn to play tennis?
Falcon 2012 Falcon Basketball Camp May 21 -23
MC MCMS Falcon Football Team to play Glasgow in Playoffs on Saturday, October 15 at 6:30.
MCMS Falcons to play Glasgow in Playoffs on Saturday, October 15 at 6:30.  The players would love to see everyone come out and support the team.

Modern Woodmen Savings Account Fundraiser Opportunity Through Modern Woodmen of America

$20 – Initial Deposit
$20 – Bank Match from Modern Woodmen
$20 – Annual Deposit from Modern Woodmen
$25 – School Donation for GES BETA for EVERY student who participates

How it works……
1. Open a youth savings account for your child through Modern Woodmen with a $20 deposit (your money). The guardian then is sent an email notification for their child to take an online quiz about saving for the future.
2. Once the quiz (five questions) is completed, the student will receive a $20 deposit into the savings account from Modern Woodmen.
3. Once the account has been verified as open, Modern Woodmen will then donate $25 per student back to GES BETA Club.
4. Every year after the account is open, the guardian will receive another notification telling the student it’s time to take another five question quiz. When the student completes the quiz again, Modern Woodmen deposits another $20 into their account. This can continue through their senior year of high school.
5. Withdrawals from the account can be taken any time and deposits can be made just as any regular savings account.

Brad Turner will be set up at GES at Parent/Teacher Conferences (Thursday, October 20th) to discuss any questions you may have or to assist you in signing up if you are interested.

Football MCMS Football Ball Practice

Monroe County Middle School Football will begin on Monday, July 13th @ 5:30 for 8th grade and Tuesday, July 14th @ 5:30 for 7th grade.  There will be a "Short" parent meeting at the beginning of each day.  We will be meeting at MCMS.

We will be distributing equipment to the players and then we will have practice.  Make sure that the players have physicals by this date.

If you have any questions, please call 270-427-7685.

5K Backpackin' for Kids 5K

Join the Family Resource and Youth Service Centers for a fun run/walk and 5K

Calendar 2014-15 Calendar Approved at Board Meeting

Atttached is the school calendar for the upcoming school year.

Fall Fall Super Saturdays
The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University offers Fall Super Saturdays the four Saturday mornings in November (which conclude before Thanksgiving).  These classes are planned for first through eighth graders who are interested in learning, and they are held on the campus of Western Kentucky University and at the Kentucky Science Center in Louisville.  A student spends four mornings learning about one topic.  Applications are available at www.wku.edu/gifted.  Please call 270.745.5991 for additional information.
Registration Registration Time is Approaching for Monroe County Schools
Each school has set their date and time for registering incoming students.
Football Little League Football Sign Ups
Sign up dates have been set for the 2011 season
KPREP Newsletter KPREP Newsletter

Our scores are here, and we couldn't be prouder.  Check out our latest newsletter by clicking here for more information about our KPREP scores! 

Opera Monroe Students Experience an Opera

UK's Schmidt Opera Outreach Program visited Monroe County Middle School recently.

Paint Community Education Class Scheduled

If you like to paint, this class is for you. Gather your friends and take an Acrylic Painting Class!

Summer Reading is Important

Physicals School Physicals

ATTENTION PARENTS:

Don’t wait until the end of summer…… If you have a child that will enter Pre-School, Headstart, Kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade during the 2014-2015 school year, he or she will need a school physical.

Click HERE for more details

STLP STLP Regional Competition

Several showcases chosen to advance to the state STLP competition this spring.

Times School Start Times in the National Spotlight

Education Secretary Arne Duncan discusses school start times.

ORDER YOUR NATIONAL BETA VIDEO HERE! ORDER YOUR NATIONAL BETA VIDEO HERE!
Click the link below to order the National Beta Video...General Session 4 is the final day that awards were handed out and the cost is $20.  This includes all awards for National Jr Beta Convention.

http://lazytoeproductions.com/2011BETAPayPal.html
THEATER MONROE YOUTH THEATER PRESENTS:

The Ransom of Red Chief. Click Read More for times and dates.

Blast from the past.....

 

 

OneCallNow OneCallNow Caller ID reading "877-698-3261"

Recently the Board of Education started sending out phone messages with the caller ID reading “877-698-3261” instead of our traditional number “270-487-5456”. The reason this number was changed is to provide a call back number where you can actually hear the last message sent. Just call the number and press “1” to hear the most recent call.

Flu Time for a Flu Shot

KEHP members can receive free flu shots from September 1 - November 30.

Nurse Make Sure Your Child is Ready for School Next Year!
Be sure to keep your child's physical and immunizations up-to-date.
STLP Monroe County Students Compete at State STLP Convention
All five schools were represented at the recent State STLP Convention in Lexington.
Beta Senior National Beta Competition will be broadcast live on McTv (94 & 16)
The Senior National Beta Competition will be broadcast live on McTv (Channel 94 & 16) on Thursday, June 23rd & Friday, June 24th starting at 10:00am.
Physical School Physical Days
Don’t wait until the end of summer…… If you have a child that will enter Pre-School, Headstart, Kindergarten, 6th or 9th grade during the 2014-2015 school year, he or she will need a school physical.
 
Visit us during one of our School Physical Days!
 
Bushong Monroe County Schools Receive Million Dollar Donation
George Eagle Bushong makes donations to the Monroe County Wellness Center and the Monroe County High School Scholarship Fund. Additional donations added recently.
Android Phones New Parent Portal App for Android Phones
Theatre Monroe Youth Theatre Presents:
Three Doors to Death by Keith Jackson
MCSD@Home What is a MCSD@Home Day (Video)

This video is to inform our students, parents and community about our MCSD@Home Program that we are implementing this year.

 

 

AMY THOMPSON AMY THOMPSON TO BECOME SUPERINTENDENT

After a special called school board meeting, Mrs. Amy W. Thompson was chosen to lead the Monroe County School District beginning July 1, 2014.

WKU WKU Offers Reduced Tuition for Educators

Great benefit offered by WKU for educators in the Monroe County School System.

GES BETA Living Literature GES BETA Living Literature Places 3rd in the State!!!
Betas, Start Your Engines!!!
Tiger News May 31
Fall Festival Fall Festival

HeadStart – Grocery Cart full of Groceries

Preschool – Crock Pot Basket

Kindergarten – Hunting Basket

First Grade – Fire Pit Basket

Second Grade – Mini Ipad Basket

Third Grade – Money Tree

Fourth Grade – Xbox One

Fifth Grade – Flat Screen TV with Cromecast

Tickets are $1.00 each.  Baskets will be given away the Friday night at the Fall Festival, November 6th.

All money raised by students for basket chances stay in the grade level classrooms.  The money raised is used to purchase supplies for classroom activities and to cover the cost of busing for field trips. 

FEEDING SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM BEGINS JUNE 2ND

Free Breakfast and Lunch will be available at Monroe County High School
 

Tiger's Tiger's Den News March 2, 2012
Check out the news from G.E.S Tigers!!
Live Broadcast Live Broadcast of 2011 MCHS Graduation
The Monroe County Technology Department will once again be broadcasting the 2011 MCHS Graduation on McTv (SCRTC channel 94, Mediacom channel 16).  Please remember that technical difficulty is possible.
Newsletter Newsletter October 19, 2015

Click here to the entire Newsletter for October 19, 2015.

This newsletter has tons of information for upcoming events.  Take time to check it out!

Students 2014-2015 School Calendar

Click here to see next year's calendar

Mrs. Biggerstaff and Mr. Geralds Dance Their Way To The Blue Ribbon

Educators Dance at Blue Ribbon Schools Award Ceremony

Earlier this school year, principals and teachers traveled to Washington, D.C., from across the country to take part in the 2011 Blue Ribbon Schools Award ceremony. Their schools were being honored by the U.S. Department of Education for their overall academic excellence or for their success in closing achievement gaps.

When it was time to receive their awards, some of the educators got pretty excited.

Watch the video: (Pay really close attention to the last 18 seconds!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KxZesbd0eY

Drama Monroe Youth Theatre Drama Camp
Check out this exciting activity for students during the summer
Veterans Veterans Day Program

Gamaliel Elementary will have our Veterans Day program on Thursday, November 12th at 1:00.  We invite all Veterans, parents, families, and the community to join us for this program. 
 

Elections SBDM Elections to be Held
Elections will be held at each school on May 10th from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Check with your child's school for more information.
GES

Gamaliel Elementary and Tompkinsville Elementary School hosted teachers and administrators from Larue County.  Visitors learned about instructional practice, data analysis and student performance while touring Monroe County Schools.

Center For Gifted Studies The Center For Gifted Studies Opportunities
Spring Fling Spring Fling
Click here to find information about the GES Spring Fling!!
Drug Task Force The Monroe County Drug Task Force met on October 1, 2015

The Monroe County Drug Task Force met on October 1, 2015 and heard from the Monroe County CARES Coalition and the Youth Prevention Council. 

 

Spring Spring Break
Monroe County Schools will be dismissed on Thursday and Friday, April 7th and 8th, for Spring Break. 
4H Demonstration Contest Results 4H Demonstration Contest Results

Students at GES do great in 4H Demonstrations!!!

Regional Elementary Governor's Cup Regional Elementary Governor's Cup

GES Places 3rd in the Region!!!!

Newsletter Welcome Back Newsletter

Please click the link below to view our Welcome Back Newsletter.  

/userfiles/905/Fall%20Welcome%20Back%202015.pdf

Golf Golf
Here is a chance for our students to learn the game of golf!
Junior Achievement Bike-A-Thon Junior Achievement Bike-A-Thon
Twitter Monroe County School District on Twitter @monroekyschools

You can follow the Monroe County School District on Twitter @monroekyschools

Children Preschool and Kindergarten Registration to Begin Soon
Registration is April 5th in GES cafeteria 3:30 to 5:00
Texting Texting Notification

If you wish to receive text notifications from the Monroe County School District, text the word "Alert" to "22300".  NOTICE: Your phone must be listed in our One Call Now system for you to receive text notifications.

Monroe Youth Theatre Presents Monroe Youth Theatre Presents:
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
MC Monroe County vs Allen County Game Rescheduled for Saturday February 12th.
This will be the "Pink Out" game.
Another Snow Day
Due to snow, there will be no school in Monroe County on Friday, February 11th.
Information Regarding Attendance on Friday, February 4th.
School Delayed
MONROE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE RUNNING ON A TWO HOUR DELAY ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 27TH.
Super Saturdays Super Saturdays
Super Saturdays encourages students in grades 1 – 8 who are of high ability or have high interest in a topic to pursue their interests and passions outside the regular classroom.
Basketball Little League Basketball Games Canceled for Saturday, January 22, 2011.
Due to bad weather, little league basketball games have been canceled for Saturday, January 22, 2011.
Valentines Valentines Day Schedule REVISED
Due to the fact there will be no school on Friday, February 11th, Valentines Day/parties will be celebrated on Monday, February 14th.
Winter Weather Moving Into Our Area
SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 21ST
School Closed Friday, January 14th Due to Snow & Monday, January 17th for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Check this website for additional closings when they become available
Monroe County Schools is closed for Friday, January 7, 2011
Due to weather the Monroe County School District is closed for Friday, January 7, 2011,
Adopt-a-Highway Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest State Winners
Holiday Break Holiday Break - December 20 thru January 2nd
Snowflake Schools Closed Thursday, December 16th
Merry Christmas Cake Silent Auction for Relay for Life
The Monroe County Middle School's Relay for Life team will be having its 3rd annual Silent Auction to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. The silent auction will be held on Thursday, December 16th starting at 8:00. All bids must be placed by 3:00 that afternoon.
Donuts Donuts with Dad!!
GES Gym
Wednesday, December 12th
7:30 A.M. until 9:00 A.M.
Closet Relay Clothes Closet
The Monroe County Middle School Relay for Life team and the Jr. Guard will be having Santa’s Clothes Closet at the middle school on Saturady, December 4th from 9:00 to 5:00. All donations are tax deductible. 
Play Monroe Youth Theatre Upcoming Performance
Aesop's (Oh So Slightly) Updated Fables
Ribbon Veterans Day 2010
Thank you for making our Veterans Day the Best!!!
Websites Check Out Our Teacher Websites
Teachers are working hard to keep you informed!
Flag Flag Retirement
Sponsored by Jr. Guard
Veteran's Day Veteran's Day Program
Cafeteria Cafeteria Updates
Remember, changes in your income can affect your child's status
Veggies All You Can Eat - Vegetables!
Lunch time turns into healthy time
2010 Parent Teacher Conferences 2010 Parent Teacher Conferences
Thank you for the great turn out this year!
Just Say No! GES Celebrates Red Ribbon Week
To raise awareness of the dangers of drugs, we have “dress-up” days planned for each day the week of October 25th - 29th.
FBLA comes to visit GES!! FBLA comes to visit GES!!
The Monroe County High School's FBLA club came to GES to read and do many great activities!!
Fall Festival Thank you for making our Fall Festival a great Success!
Check out some of our great photos!!
Masquerade Ball 4th and 5th Grade Masquerade Ball
Friday, October 22, 2010
5-7 p.m.
PTA Parent and Teacher Conferences
KCSS SAFE SCHOOLS WEEK
Safe Schools Week has been proclaimed for the week of October 17th thru October 23rd.
Lamp Local Students Join Nationwide Effort
Students Work for Drug Free Communities Students Work for Drug Free Communities
2010-2011 Hot Shot Winners 2010-2011 Hot Shot Winners
Tiger You Can’t HIDE Our Success!
On Thursday, September 30th we are going to celebrate our wonderful state assessment scores!
Fall Festival Baskets
Fall Festival October 2nd
Grandparent's Day! Grandparent's Day!
Welcome to GES!  Come have lunch with your grandchild September 10, 2010.  We look forward to seeing you all here on this special day!
Back to School Welcome Back to G.E.S!!

GES is off to a great start this year!!  Check out these photos from our open house and the first day of school!

District Wide Meeting August 9th (All Employees) District Wide Meeting August 9th (All Employees)
There will be a district wide meeting on August 9th at the Monroe County High School gym.  Breakfast and registration begin at 7:00 am.
Back to School FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL CHANGED TO AUGUST 11TH
Starting date for Monroe County Schools has been moved from August 12th to August 11th.
Motorcycle GES is Bad to the Bone!!!!
Check out these pictures of GES staff and students being Bad to the Bone!!
No School Monday May 3, 2010
There will be no school on Monday May 3, 2010 due to the massive amount of rainfall the county has gotten over the last two days.  This has made lots of roads and bridges impassable.  Please be safe.
5th Grade Prom 5th Grade Prom
Gamaliel Elementary will be hosting its
4th Annual 5th Grade Prom
Friday, April 30, 2010
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Testing Dates Testing Dates Set for Monroe County Students
Pisces 4th Grade Field Trip
ATTENTION:  Changes To Field Trip
We did not realize until today, that the Aquarium is in the Eastern Time Zone! Therefore, we will be leaving GES at 1:00 pm tomorrow to allow plenty of time to get to the Aquarium at the scheduled time!
 
 
Tiger Upcoming Events

Hello from G.E.S!  See upcoming events and school news in our new video message.  

 

 
Falcon Teams Draw for Regional Tournament
LADY FALCONS
Game time set for 8:00 P.M. Monday, March 1st against Bowling Green High School at WKU's E.A. Diddle Arena. 

FALCONS
Game time set for 6:30 P.M. Wednesday, March 3rd against Russelville High School at WKU's E.A. Diddle Arena.

Contact the high school Monday for the purchase of advance tickets.  $5.00 in advance and $6.00 at the door.
GO LADY FALCONS AND FALCONS!!
No School Thursday February 11th
No School Thursday February 11th
CRAZY GOOD GES is CRAZY GOOD!!

Parent Teacher Conferences
Changes Are Made at GES
There will soon be a new face here at GES.
Food Drive Canned Food Drive
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, the 4th and 5th grade classes at Gamaliel Elementary School will be holding a canned food drive for the Migrant Program’s food pantry.
GES Academic Team GES Academic Team
Wins Second in the District!!! 
ABC Kindergarten Registration
Another Kindergarten Registration will be held on Thursday, April 28th from 11:00 – 2:30 at Gamaliel Elementary School
Check Mark First Day of School
Monroe County Students begin 2011-2012 school year on August 5th.
Fall GES Fall Festival

GES is having a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 1st.  Come and join the fun at 5:00p.m.

Kleenex Kleenex
Help GES win!!  Anyone who has a Facebook account can go to the kleenex.com website and help our school WIN $5,000.00!!  Go to the website and support Gamaliel Elementary School.  If we are in the top 100, we will win $5,000.00!  The contest ends on September 14, 2010.
Supply Lists Classroom Supply Lists
Supply Lists located HERE
Photography Photography Session to be held at GES
Wonderful Opportunity for our parents and students!
Gamaliel BETA Gamaliel BETA
3rd Place in the STATE!!! 
Check out these BETA photos from living literature.
Adopt a Highway Adopt a Highway

Adopt-A-Highway Make It Yours

Corn Toss Corn Toss Tournament
Do you have what it takes to be called a Corn Toss champion?  Click here to find out!
Tulips Spring Break
School will be held on April 5 and 6 of next week.  Spring break will occur the rest of the week April 7-9!  Make plans to enjoy those days off!!
 
Fall Fall Festival Time
The annual Fall Festival is coming up soon.  Click here for more details!
Reminder!! Reminder!!
Early morning drop off reminder.  Parents and Guardians please read!
Testing Schedule Monroe County Schools Testing Schedule
Click the following link to see subjects and dates of the upcoming KCCT and ITBS testing schedule
Tiger Parent Academy
If you missed our Parent Academy, here is some information that you can use to learn about our new grading system!
Lewis Carter Superintendent's Message
Be sure to check out the recently updated "A Message from the Superintendent" located on the left of the district page or click here to access.
MAC Swim Team Information
Monroe Aquatic Club Sailfish will hold registration on August 27th with first practice on August 29th. Check out the flyer.  There will be a swim clinic on August 27th. For more inforamtion, check out the flyer. Any questions should be directed to Mrs. Dawn Cleary, swim team coach.

Classes Offered Monroe County Community Education Classes
Acrylic Painting classes offered for the month of May.  If you have ever wondered the secrets of a good painter, this class is what you need.

For information or to pre-register for class call Kathy Grace at (270) 427-0868 or E-mail at kathy.grace@monroe.kyschools.us
NATIONAL JR. BETA GES PLACES 4TH AT NATIONAL JR. BETA CONVENTION
GES placed 4th in Living Literature at the National Jr. Beta Convention in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, June 20th.
GES SCORES BIG! GES SCORES BIG!
GES scores big on state mandated CATS test.  Click here for the rankings!
Children Camp Middle School
If you are a student entering the 6th grade at Monroe County Middle School, you will want to check out Camp Middle School.
Lights Check Out Scenes from Beta Productions
The three elementary schools and the middle school presented their convention entries: group talent, song fest, special talent, and speeches. Check out the scenes here.
Blue Ribbon Award Gamaliel Elementary Wins Prestigious Blue Ribbon Award!
GES is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!
Calendar 2011-2012 School Calendar
School begins August 5th, 2011.
Click here for the 2011-2012 school calendar.
One Call Now One Call Now
If you missed a call, dial 1-877-698-3261 and follow the prompts in order to replay the message.
GED GED TESTING OPPORTUNITY
February 22nd and 23rd
Calendar Calendar Changes for the Monroe County School District
We are now in session on March 5th.
Education City Education City Available During Summer Months
Go to the school link and log in to Education City during the summer!
Adopt a Highway Adopt a Highway: Make it Yours Contest

This contest is held to increase environmental awareness among children, to educate children about the devastating effects of litter and to change attitudes and behaviors about littering.

Check Information Regarding Teacher Rank Changes
Attached is a letter from the EPSB to all teachers.
Homework Help Need Homework Help????
Need help with homework?  Try www.khanacademy.com for help.....
Calendar Remainder of 2011 Amended School Calendar
The school calendar was officially amended at a special called board meeting on March 15th. 
Food Tray There is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch!
Tompkinsville Elementary and Gamaliel Elementary Eat for Free
Nurse Health Requirements for 2011-2012 School Year
Click on "Read More" to find out new requirements for incoming Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grade students or click on Departments - Health/FRYSC to find more information and forms.
Drugs Prescription Drug Take-Back Event
Saturday, April 30th - Wal-Mart
Latest Attendance Information Latest Attendance Information
Information concerning the new district's attendance policy.  Includes video from Mike Gee, Director of Pupil Personnel.
Swim Team New Swim Team Forming
Enjoy swimming and want to be a MAC Sailfish? Monroe Aquatics Club, a member of  USA Swimming, will be forming a swim team. Contact Coach Dawn Cleary for more information and see the attached flyer.
Monroe County Schools Closed February 1
Due to hazardous driving conditions in Monroe County, there will be no school on Monday, February 1.
TV Channel 16 & 94 to Air Special Program
Texting While Driving Gets National Attention. Watch McTv Channel 16/94 This Weekend.
SCHOOLS WILL DISMISS 2 HOURS EARLY ON JANUARY 20TH
Due to the funeral of Randall Grider, schools will be dismissed 2 hours early on Wednesday, January 20th.
Apple Important Upcoming Dates and Information for All Schools
Click here to see open house dates for elementary schools, registration for high school and camp middle school information
Monroe County Schools Will Open One Hour Late
Schools will be on a ONE HOUR DELAY on Thursday, January 14th.
No School in Monroe County on Friday, January 29th
Due to forecasted weather, school will not be in session on Friday, January 29th.
No School In Monroe County, Friday, January 7th
Click here for other cancellations.
Calendar Calendar for 2010-2011 School Year Changed by Board of Education
Next year's calendar received approval at July's regular school board meeting which changed the start date for students.
H1N1 H1N1 Flu Vaccination Clinics Planned
Monroe County Health Department Schedule at Local Schools
Monroe County School District Board meeting changed from August 12th to August 19th
Monroe County School District's Board meeting has been changed from August 12th to August 19th.
Fall Break Fall Break October 4-8
Flu Flu Clinics Offered by Monroe County Health Department
Open the attached flyer to choose a clinic near you.
Health Summit Health Summit
Sandy England and Jill Ford discuss health issues.
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