August 30, 2019 Guthrie Public Schools Using New Check-In Kiosk System Last spring, Guthrie parents may have noticed some new procedures when visiting schools. That was part of a test run with several different products for managing visitors to our schools as well as check-in procedures for students who are arriving late for various reasons. All school sites now have a system obtained from School Safe ID. They are an . . .
Guthrie Public Schools is expanding our virtual educational offerings for students in grades 7-12 for the 2019-2020 school year. Students who apply and are accepted into the program will be able to take up to 100 percent of their courses online. Students will also have the option to take one elective course like Athletics, Band, Vocal, or other Fine Arts and be able to compete as a Bluejay! . . .
If you have a PK-2nd Grader (Or if your child hasn't started school yet and you want to get a head start on their learning), please go to this link. These guides, which are designed to help in your child's learning, have just been released by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. They are easy to understand and a great tool for you to support your child's education. Oklahoma Family Guides PK-2nd Grade . . .
Both Cox Communications and AT&T are providing low cost internet to households with K-12 children who are eligible for the National School Lunch Program, SNAP, and/or TANF; who receive Tenant-Based Vouchers, Project-Based Vouchers or Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance. Please follow the links below to learn more. http://www.connect2compete.org/cox . . .
The Oklahoma State Department of Education has released the Oklahoma State Testing Portal, which is designed to provide students and parents with online access to a student's state assessment scores. It is important to create an online account now, as paper reports will not be printed next year. In addition to providing online access to a child's state testing results, the portal will also assist parents and guardians . . .
April Devereaux, Guthrie Public Schools' Nurse, was recently awarded a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Electric Cooperative to purchase potentially life-saving kits. "I am grateful for the Community Foundation of Central Electric Cooperative. This grant helped GPS purchase 42 bleeding control kits to place at all school sites. Each vacuum-sealed kit includes a C-A-T tourniquet, 6" dressing, . . .