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Events

GCHS FTA Supporting American Education Week

November 9, 2018 dasbury
The Gadsden City High School chapter of Future Teachers of America is promoting American Education Week  (Nov. 13-16). American Education Week Flyer
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GCHS Veteran's Day Program

November 7, 2018 dasbury
 A few images from the program.
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Winter Sports Schedule

November 7, 2018 dasbury
Winter Sports Schedule
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Emma Sansom Floyd Crosswalk Bus Discontinuing

November 1, 2018 dasbury
NOTICE The crosswalk over Meighan Blvd. between Emma Sansom and Floyd Elementary is now open. Therefore, beginning Monday, November 5, the “Crosswalk” bus will no longer be running.
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NTHS Induction Ceremony

October 30, 2018 dasbury
On Monday, October 29, 2018, sixty-seven Career Technical students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. Mrs. Charlotte Worthy serves as advisor and Mr. Ron Engle, Mrs. Terri Jenkins and Ms. Betrina Thomas serve as co-advisors. As a member of the National Technical Honor Society, students are honored in achievement and leadership in career
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Veteran's Day Program Schedule

October 2, 2018 dasbury
Veterans Day Program Schedule
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Welcome New Board Member Carol Brackett

October 24, 2018 dasbury
Welcome new Board Member, Carol Brackett.
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2018 Speak Up Survey

October 17, 2018 wgoodwin
Speak Up is the research tool districts use to learn what students, educators, parents and the community have to say about education issues. The Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning, a national initiative of Project Tomorrow, is both a national research project and a free service to schools and districts everywhere. Since fall 2003, Speak Up
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October 16 Teacher In-Service Schedule

October 11, 2018 dasbury
Inservice Schedule 10-16-18
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*NEW* GCHS Morning Traffic Flow Map

October 9, 2018 dasbury
Begins Wednesday, October 17.   Please look at the attached map of the school campus.  Beginning on Wednesday, October 17th, we will be implementing this NEW traffic flow plan for morning drop-off traffic.  There are five points of drop-off marked in YELLOW.  One at the courtyard area and the other is beside the gym that
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Innovating Leading Succeeding

October 9, 2018 dasbury
Innovating …  Leading … Succeeding
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2 Hour Delay Tuesday, Nov. 6

November 5, 2018 dasbury
Due to the potential for hazardous weather in the early morning hours, the Gadsden City Schools will be on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 6.
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Digital Literacy and Computer Science Course of Study Resources

October 4, 2018 wgoodwin
The Digital Literacy and Computer Science standards will enable students to employ cognitive and technical skills to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information via existing and emerging technologies. The standards introduce the study of computers and algorithmic processes, including computer science principles, hardware and software designs, applications, networks, and societal impact, and lay the groundwork
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GCHS Students & Parents / Absences

September 27, 2018 dasbury
Message to Gadsden City High School students and parents: If you are aware of an upcoming surgical/medical procedure, court or legal appointment or official college visit you will be able to be counted present if you complete the required documentation prior to the event and electronically check in with each of your teachers each day
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National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalists

September 14, 2018 dasbury
CONGRATULATIONS to  Mustafa Enver Joshua Kelley Anne Roberts Linton Roberts
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Fall Activities & Events

September 10, 2018 dasbury
18-19 Fall Events
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4-H Newsletters & Competitions

August 9, 2018 dasbury
4-H September Newsletter 4-H 2018 Photography Contest Flyer 4-H 2018 Chick Chair Flyer 4-H 2018 Club Officer Postcard Competition Registration Packet – Fall 2018 ONLY
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Fall Sports Schedules

August 24, 2018 dasbury
Fall Sports Schedule
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School Open House Schedule

August 9, 2018 dasbury
Gadsden City Schools Open House Dates   GCHS – Thursday, Sept 6 @ 6:00 p.m.   Middle Schools Gadsden Middle – Tuesday, August 28th @ 5:00 p.m. Emma Sansom – Monday, August 20th @ 6:00 p.m. Litchfield – Tuesday, August 21st @ 6:00 p.m.   Elementary Schools Adams – Monday, August 20th @ 5:00 P.M.
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South 11th Street Detour

August 18, 2018 dasbury
Repaving beginning on Monday, August 20 will cause drivers to detour on South 11th Street. Allow extra time if this is on your school route.  
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Striplin First Day Celebration

August 8, 2018 dasbury
Striplin Elementary First Day Celebration.
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Officials Welcome Donehoo Students

August 8, 2018 dasbury
Gadsden Times Article
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Flu Shots - September 28

September 19, 2018 dasbury
Flu shots available at all Gadsden City Schools on Friday, September 28. Students * Parents * School Staff INFORMATIONAL FLYER
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Are you ready for some Football?

August 4, 2018 dasbury
Gadsden City High School Varsity Football Schedule
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Titan Fest 2018

September 6, 2018 dasbury
Titan Fest 2018
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Free-Reduced Application Site Available

July 24, 2018 dasbury
  2018-2019 Free/Reduced Meal                               Application now available online QUICK PROCESSING TIME STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS THAT ARE EASY TO UNDERSTAND NO NEED TO SUBMIT A PAPER APPLICATION PEACE OF MIND KNOWING YOU’VE COMPLETED YOUR APPLICATION EVEN BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL Visit www.schoollunchapp.com to submit your application today!
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First Responder Drills

July 11, 2018 dasbury
First responders conduct drills at Gadsden City Schools.
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Big Lots Donation

May 18, 2018 dasbury
Thanks to Big Lots for their Grand Opening donation to Eura Brown Elementary School.
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Titan Ready

August 18, 2017 dasbury
See how local students are taking advantage of cutting edge programming to make sure they are ready for college and career. These Titans Will Be Ready    
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PBIS Model Demonstration Schools

May 21, 2018 wgoodwin
  Congratulations Oscar Adams Elementary and Walnut Park Elementary for being named PBIS Model Demonstration schools.
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Congratulations Kristy Johnson

April 27, 2018 dasbury
FROM JSU I am pleased to inform you that GCHS’s own Kristy Johnson has been chosen as Jacksonville State University’s Instructional Technology Student of the Year! This annual award is in alignment with the other graduate programs in the School of Education in which the faculty collaboratively select a student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in his/her
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In Service Schedule 2018

July 19, 2018 dasbury
*UPDATED* Inservice Schedule August 2018
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Retirement Tea

May 16, 2018 dasbury
Congratulations to all of our 2018 Retirees. Thank you for your service to our community, district and our students. Pictures posted on our Facebook page.  
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Called Board Meeting

June 25, 2018 dasbury
Called meeting of the Board of Education, Tuesday, June 26, 5:00 PM, Central Office.
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Gadsden City High Orientation Information

July 10, 2018 dasbury
GCHS 2018-2019 Orientations Flyer
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Congratulations Hunter Robinson

May 9, 2018 dasbury
DECA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE RECIPIENTS Hunter Robinson (GCHS) received the “Award of Excellence” certificate at the 2018 DECA International Career Development Conference in recognition of achieving all standards of performance in their competitive event fields.  (Faculty Sponsors: Anita Kinsey and Kristy Johnson)
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Kindergarten Registration Is Now Open

April 12, 2018 dasbury
Kindergarten Registration Dates have been set for May 1 – 4
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R.A. Mitchell ACTE Region and State Fair Winners

April 24, 2018 wgoodwin
The East Central Region of the Alabama Council for Technology in Education was held April 4th in Oxford, Alabama. The top two individual winners and top two group winners, in each category, qualify to advance to the state competition. Congratulations to these Mitchell students! Chloe Hayes – 1st Place, Level 2, Individual, Productivity Design Bailey Edwards –
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NAMM Music Recognition for GCHS

April 19, 2018 dasbury
CONGRATULATIONS GCHS Support Music 2018 Merit Award
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2017-2018 Teachers of the Year

April 11, 2018 dasbury
Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Teachers of the Year recognized at the Awards Recognition Board of Education Meeting. (L to R)  Latera Woods (Thompson), Alison Correll (Walnut Park), Cody Carlton (GCHS), Katie Goodwin (Donehoo), Miles Mason (Mitchell), Claire Hearn (GMS), David Williams (LMS), and Constance Keeling (Striplin).    Not Pictured – Elaine Gray (Adams), Emily Barber
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Special Olympics 2018

April 6, 2018 dasbury
A special day with some great students.  
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Teachers Credit Union Donation

April 3, 2018 dasbury
Thanks to Alabama Teachers Credit Union for their “Read Across America” $300 donation to the Gadsden City Schools.  (Dr. Ed Miller and Mr. Joseph Wood)
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Board Work Session

April 5, 2018 dasbury
A Board of Education Work Session is scheduled for Friday, April 6, 2018, 3:30 PM, at the Central Office.
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Called Board Meeting

April 19, 2018 dasbury
Gadsden City Board of Education will hold a Called Board Meeting on Thursday, April 26th @ 5:00 p.m. at the Gadsden City High School Library.
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Superintendent Candidate Interview Schedule

April 10, 2018 dasbury
Listed below is the Interview Schedule for Superintendent candidates   April 12th – Dr. Regina Thomson – GCHS Library April 13th – Dr. Bart Reeves – GCHS Auditorium April 16th – Dr. Garrett Brundage – GCHS Auditorium April 17th – Dr. Gary Gibson – GCHS Library April 19th – Dr. Geneva Stark – GCHS Library
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Teacher In-Service Schedule for April 2

March 20, 2018 dasbury
Inservice Schedule for April 2, 2018
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Middle & High School Orientations

June 7, 2018 dasbury
2018-2019 Middle and High School Orientation Dates
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Education & Training Academy Students

March 9, 2018 dasbury
Gadsden City High School Education and Training Academy students are regularly assisting teachers and students at Walnut Park Elementary School.  Students are reading to various classrooms on February 28th and March 1st during the celebration of “Read Across America Day”. This week they began working in specific classrooms to tutor students in math and reading.
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4 DECA State Winners

February 28, 2018 dasbury
Congratulations to our four DECA state winners who will be headed to DECA National Competition in April to represent Gadsden City Schools. (L to R) Dillon Boatwright (3rd place, Automotive Services Marketing Series), Hunter Robinson (3rd Place, Entrepreneurship Series), Jaliyah Byers (3rd Place, Quick Serve Restaurant Management Series), and Stacey Mae (2nd Place, Human Resources
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AdvancEd Survey Results

March 13, 2018 dasbury
Thanks to all who participated in our recent surveys for AdvancEd Accreditation. Here are the summary reports. Climate and Culture Survey Middle and High Student 2017 Climate and Culture Survey Parent Culture and Climate Elementary Survey 2017 Gadsden Systemwide Parent Surveys 2017 Middle and High Student Surveys 2017 Teacher Inventory Survey 2017
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Florida School Shooting Discussions

February 19, 2018 dasbury
As we are saddened by the school shooting last week in Florida, here is a great resource for discussions with students from the National Association of School Psychologists. NOTE: Upon clicking this link, you are leaving the Gadsden City Schools website.  The Gadsden City Schools are not responsible for the format or content of the following
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CONGRATULATIONS DR. MILLER

February 16, 2018 dasbury
Community Education is a philosophy and set of principles that advocate for the creation of life-long learning opportunities for community members to become partners in addressing community needs. ACEA recognizes your nominee /nominees’ contribution to Community Education.  Congratulations to your nominee/nominees, program, school district and community for this special recognition.  Your award/awards are as follows:
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Superintendent Search Top 5

April 2, 2018 dasbury
The “Top 5” candidates in the Superintendent Search for the Gadsden City Schools will be announced Tuesday, April 3, 5:00 PM at the Board of Education.
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Superintendent Posting Information

February 12, 2018 dasbury
Superintendent Posting Notice Superintendent Search Brochure  
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2018-19 Pre-K Early Registration OPEN

January 22, 2018 dasbury
2018-2019 Pre-K Early Registration is still OPEN   Pre-Registration Flyer 2018-2019 Pre-Registration Flyer 2018-2019 Spanish
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CONGRATULATIONS Clark Lipscomb

January 26, 2018 dasbury
Look who won FIRST place in the State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Contest for Division 7-8!!! Clark Lipscomb (Gadsden Middle School) ~ Carol Hill, Instructor, Gadsden City Schools. Superintendent’s Winners for 2018
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Spring School Events

March 19, 2018 dasbury
Spring Events Schedule
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2018-2019 Calendar Approved

February 7, 2018 dasbury
2018-2019 APPROVED GCS Calendar
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Spring Sports Schedule

February 1, 2018 dasbury
Spring Sports Schedule 2018
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Black History Month Activities

January 19, 2018 dasbury
Black History Month Activities for 2018
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Flu Season Update

January 12, 2018 dasbury
The School district is monitoring student flu absences closely. Currently, district wide, we are running about 90% present.  Schools are proactively working to take preventive steps such as frequently wiping down/disinfecting common surfaces. Parents are doing a great job of helping with this by keeping students at home who exhibit flu-like symptoms. Currently, there are
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Career Technical Education Month

February 7, 2018 dasbury
Litchfield Middle School FCCLA field trip was to the Piedmont Benvolence Center in Piedmont. Students did volunteer work in their warehouse and thrift store. It was a great day of learning how to help others in need.  (Teacher/Sponsor: Lexy Goss) ====================================================================================================================================== Fact: At least 50 students are taking 94 Dual Enrollment Career-Technical Courses with Gadsden
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Alabama Workforce Council Survey

January 12, 2018 dasbury
Subject Line:  Alabama Parent | We need your thoughts on education beyond high school! This message is sent at the request of the Alabama Workforce Council.    As we begin 2018, the State of Alabama is working to identify how best to empower current and future members of Alabama’s workforce to complete post-secondary degrees and
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Spelling Bee Winners

January 10, 2018 dasbury
Congratulations to all of our 2018 Spelling Bee contestants. Winners: 1st Place – Zakiya Mims (Emma Sansom Middle School) – Center 2nd Place – Fatima Barrow (Litchfield Middle School) – Left 3rd Place – Nikitha Tummala  (Eura Brown Elementary School) – Right  
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Teacher Inservice Day Schedule for January 2, 2018

December 18, 2017 dasbury
Teacher Inservice Day Schedule
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Winter Sports Schedules

October 25, 2017 dasbury
Winter Sports Schedule
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Pre-Engineering Academy Luncheon

November 3, 2017 dasbury
          Gadsden State Community College sponsored a luncheon today for the Gadsden City High School Pre-Engineering Academy students.  Manufacturing business partners attended the luncheon to support the students and encourage them to continue in this lucrative field of study.  Collin Miller did a great job address the group. Pre Engineering Luncheon
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*NEW* Career Guides

October 31, 2017 dasbury
New Career Success Guides from Alabama Works  
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Veterans Day Programs

October 27, 2017 dasbury
Veterans Day Programs
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Holiday Events 2017

November 9, 2017 dasbury
Holiday Events 2017
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BEST Robotics Competition

October 24, 2017 dasbury
The Gadsden City High School Robotics Team competed at the recent BEST Robotics Competition at Ft. McClellan.  Although not placing this year (No. 6 out of 19), they learned a great deal which will position them to be even more competitive next year. Thanks to these great competitors and their sponsor, Mr. Garmon. 
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Student Leadership Team

October 24, 2017 dasbury
The Student Leadership Team for the Gadsden City Schools met today at the Board of Education. Great group of students and a great speaker (Elijah Campbell, Senior, GCHS)
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Speak Up 2017

October 20, 2017 wgoodwin
Speak Up, a national research project facilitated by Project Tomorrow, provides an easy way for students, parents, educators, and community members to share their views on technology and learning with the Gadsden City School district. Your input informs our decisions about technology, as well as contribute to the national dialogue about educational technology. Since 2003,
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NTHS Induction Ceremony GCHS

October 13, 2017 dasbury
The Inaugural Induction Ceremony for the National Technical Honor Society will be October 24, 2017. Congratulations to these well-deserving students, their parents and faculty sponsors. The public is invited. NTHS Invitation  
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Dyslexia Awareness Training

October 12, 2017 dasbury
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 3:30 – 4:30, Parent Teacher Resource Center, 201 College Street. Information Flyer
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National Award for Litchfield

September 14, 2017 dasbury
Congratulations to Litchfield Middle School. 2017 Active Schools Award Winner     1 of 10 Winners in the state of Alabama. Active Schools Award Announcement  
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Congratulations to Jon Featheringill

August 24, 2017 dasbury
Jon is one of only three students from the state of Alabama to be named to a National Association for Music Education (NAME) All-National Honor Ensemble for 2017. He will be playing with the Symphony Orchestra and representing Alabama and the Gadsden City Schools in Orlando, Florida this fall. Congratulations to Jon Fetheringill, Sophomore, Gadsden
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Football Pep Rally Schedules

August 25, 2017 dasbury
Football Pep Rally Schedules
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Superintendent Search

January 19, 2018 dasbury
As part of our search for a new superintendent, we want to hear from you. Please take our short online survey and/or come to one of our engagement meetings on Feb. 1. The survey will be open until Feb. 2. All input is completely anonymous.
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Fall Sports Schedules

August 1, 2017 dasbury
Basketball Schedules Fall Sports Schedules  
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Solar Eclipse Information

August 16, 2017 dasbury
Eclipse 2017 Parent Information The 2017 Eclipse Across America will happen on Monday, August 21st and the Gadsden City School  teachers and students will have the opportunity to experience an extremely rare and awe inspiring event – a total solar eclipse. We will be using this “teachable moment” to increase the science literacy of our
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In-Service Schedule

July 19, 2017 dasbury
Check here often for updates/changes. In-service Schedule – Updated August 2, 2017
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Orientation Dates and Times - All Schools

July 19, 2017 dasbury
Orientation Dates and Times – All Schools  
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GCHS Orientation Schedule

July 18, 2017 dasbury
GCHS Student Orientation Schedule Student Laptop Usage Agreement (Parent signature REQUIRED)   “Titan-Up Days” Student Orientations Senior                     Tuesday, July 25          9:00 am Juniors                   Tuesday, July 25          1:00 pm Sophomores         Wednesday, July 26    9:00 am Freshmen              Wednesday, July 26    1:00 pm    Freshmen will meet in the GCHS Auditorium      
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Called Board Meeting - Tuesday, July 18, 5:00 PM, GCHS Library

July 17, 2017 dasbury
Called Board Meeting – Tuesday, July 18, 5:00 PM, GCHS Library
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GCHS 2017 Scholarships

June 5, 2017 dasbury
Scholarship Offers for 2017 at Gadsden City High School.  Totaling over $9 million dollars.
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Retirees Recognized

May 18, 2017 dasbury
Pictured Left to Right – Sharon Reynolds, Myra Reagan, Jerolyn Cothran, Cornelia Roebuck, Priscilla Yother, Pamela Thaxton, Willie May Lyles, Beth Webster, Doris Watkins, Michael Steele, Rissa Stephens, Elaine Stephens, and Sharon Lancaster. Retirees were recognized at a reception at the Gadsden City Board of Education Wednesday afternoon. Thanks to all these wonderful folks for
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Water Works Chromebooks

May 3, 2017 dasbury
Students at Adams and Floyd receive Chromebooks for their schools at the Gadsden City Board of Education Meeting. Thanks to Gadsden Water Works and the residents of Gadsden for their contributions.
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Dr. Miller * Marbury Award Winner

May 1, 2017 dasbury
Chiquita Marbury Technology Innovation Award (Superintendent)   The focus of the Chiquita Marbury Technology Innovation Award is to spotlight K-12 educators, administrators, and support personnel. The award, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Education, honors Chiquita Marbury’s invaluable years of service as a technology innovator in Alabama by recognizing educators who are exemplary models of
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Teacher Appreciation Week

May 1, 2017 dasbury
This week (May 1 – 5) is Teacher Appreciation Week. Please show your appreciation to our wonderful teachers this week.
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New Education and Training Academy

March 2, 2017 dasbury
Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, a new Education and Training Academy will be available at Gadsden City High School for students interested in a career in Education. Instructor: Terri Jenkins   (tchumley@gcs.k12.al.us) Education and Training Flyer
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ACTE Technology State Winners

May 1, 2017 dasbury
Alabama Council for Technology Education (ACTE) Competition – 1st Place in Video Production Way to go Ally Brett Morgan, Kaitlin Calloway  (Mitchell Elementary) T. J. Brown – 1st Place, General Applications, Level 5  (Gadsden City High School) Rian White, 2nd Place, Web Design, Level 4   (Gadsden City High School)  
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Tech Blitz 2017

April 28, 2017 dasbury
Great job by ALL of our Gadsden City School student ‘techies.’ Thanks to our Judges, Partners and Sponsors … ITS, Howard, Classworks, InCare, Councilman Bob Echols, and ATN/Bevill Center. Promotional Flyer Below is the list of competition winners and a picture gallery from the event. Gadsden City Schools              
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Pre-Engineering Cohort Bevill Center

April 27, 2017 dasbury
Students in the first cohort of Gadsden City High School’s Pre-Engineering Academy visit the Bevill Center and get their “hands on” some of the training robots.  #gcsctech
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Cosmetology Skills USA Winners

April 24, 2017 dasbury
Cosmetology students Etienna Cameron, Charity Clayton, C’Andra Evans, Savannah Lumpkin, and Tori Kimble-Dixon placed 3rd in the Cosmetology Quiz Bowl at Skills USA competition in Birmingham, AL. 
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Congratulations Micah Boring

April 24, 2017 dasbury
Congratulations to Micah Boring. Alabama Skills USA State Competition – 3rd Place – Industrial Motor Control.
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GCHS Theatre presents "Legally Blonde"

April 12, 2017 dasbury
GCHS Theatre Website
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Mitchell District Tech Winners

April 11, 2017 dasbury
Great work placing 3rd with your makeymakey floor piano at ACTE Regional Tech competition Anya and Bailey! Congratulations to Chloe for placing 1st with her @tiki_toki project at AETC Regional Tech comp Congratulations to Carter and Anna Klaire for placing 2nd at AETC Regional Tech comp with their Vex robot.   ACTE Northeast Region Fair
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District GCHS Technology Winners

April 10, 2017 dasbury
  Friday, April 7, 2017 Gadsden City High School had 10 students competing at the ACTE Northeast Regional Technology Competition.  We finished the day with two first place winners!   TJ Brown won 1st place in general applications for 11-12 graders  -and- Rian White placed 1st in web design for 9-10 graders. These two guys get to continue
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