Announcements

STEM Camp Summer July 11- 14, 2022 - Free! - 9am - 1pm - "Wizarding World of Engineering" for rising 5th through rising 9th grade students - Click HERE for more details!   Register HERE by June 3rd

Giles County students interested in receiving full-time virtual instruction for the 2022-23 school year should complete an online registration form:   Online Registration Form  All registrations will be shared with your home school for approval.  Your eligibility and approval status will be shared with you in the summer.


Giles County Public Schools is seeking public comments (per Section 2001(i) of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act and the Interim Final Rule on ARP Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds), to review and update our local plan for the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services as a requirement of receiving ARP Act ESSER formula funds. During the plan review process, school divisions are required to seek public comment on their local plans and take such comment into account when considering plan revisions.   Please review the current Plan available here (updated March 7, 2022), and provide any comments back to Amanda Tickle by May 26, 2022

See 2022-23 KG Registration Information Below

New:  VISSTA Student Testing Consent Form (
Covid-19 testing programs for students)
 
New
Covid-19 Health Services Guidance

GCPS Letter Regarding Recent TikTok Challenge

School Lunch Menus Link Available Here
New: January 31, 2022 - Virginia Dept of Health Updated Guidance on Contact Tracing
January 27, 2022- Virginia Dept of Health Guidance: Prevention of Covid-19 in Virginia K12 Schools

Sept 21, 2021 - Virginia Dept of Health Guidance: If Your Child Becomes Sick At School /If Your Child Has Been Exposed to Covid

 Dec 1, 2021 Return to Learn Plan Update:As part of receiving ARP Act ESSER Formula funds, school divisions are required to review their Return to Learn Plan every six months through Sept. 30, 2023.  Following public comments, GCPS reviewed and the updated plan is available here.

Dec 1, 2021 - Infectious Disease Preparedness & Response Plan
Sept 13, 2021 - Return to In-Person Learning Announcement

School Opening Plans: as of Tuesday, August 17,2021, schools will open under Phase II as approved by the board on Aug. 12th.

We have some exciting news that we would like to share.  As information, we are partnering with the Community Health Center of the New River Valley to open a Student Health Center at Giles High School.  Students will be able to access high-quality medical and dental care without a trip to the doctor’s office.  All GCPS students and staff can access medical services at this location.   We look forward to this opportunity for our students and staff. Please visit here for additional information.  

LEA Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services



VA IEPBeginning July 1, Giles County Public Schools is moving to a new online IEP Program, "Virginia IEP".  Parents of students in Special Education may be receiving emails from Virginia IEP in the future. Helpful parent links:
How to Log In to EdPlan Connect
How to Apply a Response
EdPlan Connect Parent Guide (English)
EdPlan Connect Parent Guide (Spanish)
If you have any questions concerning this, you can reach out to the Special Education Department at 540-921-1421 ext 21.
New:  2022-23 School Calendar
2021-22 School Calendar

Giles County Technology   Help on using your child's device:  Parent Help Site 
  Technology Newsletter

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Schools

Giles County Public Schools is located in Southwest Virginia approximately 30 minutes west of Blacksburg, VA.  We have approximately 2,240 students attending three PreK-7th grade schools, two 8th-12th grade high schools and our Technology Center.  The county is home to 37 miles of the New River and New River Water Trail and over 50 miles of the Appalachian Trail and the Great Eastern Trail.  Welcome to Giles County Public Schools !    Visit often and share in our successes!  Together we are building a better future for our community.

 Eastern Elem/Middle Macy McClaugherty Narrows Elem/Middle
 Giles High Narrows High Giles Technology Center
 
02/24/2022
2022-23 Kindergarten Registrations
Kindergarten Registration Dates Announced
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12/01/2021
Return to Learning Plan (rev. 12-1-21)
Visit Here for Giles County's Current Return to Learn Plan
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22-23 Preschool
03/04/2021
2022-23 PreSchool Application
Application for Future PreSchool Students
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03/09/2020
COVID-19 - Announcements
News & Announcements - Fact Sheets - Va Dept of Ed Frequently Asked Questions
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Our Vision

The world is our classroom, and each student's potential is our challenge.
In order to achieve our Vision, we believe that:
•Maximizing the potential for every student's success as an adult is the
 prime goal of instruction.
•Those responsible for delivering all facets of the educational program
 should pursue professional growth and program of development.
•Each individual's potential is best achieved when the commitment to
 education is made by the total community.

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Superintendent's Message

Welcome to Giles County Public Schools! I am so proud of our great school system and the many accomplishments achieved, the programs implemented and the efforts by so many people.  It is a team of truly professional individuals that I'm proud to be associated with. To our many talented staff members, I thank you for your tremendous efforts and countless hours each and every day.  To our parents and guardians, I thank you for your time and dedication to your students.  Together, as a team, we are addressing challenges and achieving successes every day! Best wishes for a great school year!

"Working Together" - Leading School Divisions During a Pandemic
Region VII Superintendents