“Empowering All Through Educational Opportunities”

Events

Alabama Rethink CTE Meeting

September 18, 2019 dasbury
Alabama Rethink Career Technical Education Stakeholder Meeting / Gadsden State Community College / 5:30 / September 19, 2019 Introductory Video  
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ALSDE Take10 Survey

September 9, 2019 dasbury
The Alabama State Department of Education is conducting a statewide survey concerning some of the perceptions on public education in the state – and we need YOUR help. From Tuesday, September 10, 2019, until Thursday, October 10, 2019, we will embark upon the TAKE 10 FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION survey; an attempt to capture the opinions of a broad spectrum of Alabamians.
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Fall Athletic Schedules

August 22, 2019 dasbury
Gadsden City Schools Fall Sports Schedule 2019
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Team One Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

July 31, 2019 dasbury
THANK YOU!!! Floyd received a donation for school supplies from Team One Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Gadsden.
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School Lunch Application

July 2, 2019 wgoodwin
School Lunch App is the online free and reduced lunch application. The process is quick, easy and FREE, and in a few short steps you’ll be done! Since the information you’re providing is electronic we’ll be able to review your application faster than ever before. When you’re ready to apply simply click the START button to begin. The online application
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Beautiful Rainbow Film Festival Nominations

July 24, 2019 dasbury
Gadsden City Schools is proud to announce that the “Beautiful Rainbow” documentary, featuring Gadsden City High School students and instructor Chip Rowan, has now been accepted into five film festivals!  More festivals may be announced later this year.  The first public showing of “Beautiful Rainbow” will take place at the Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham
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Beautiful Rainbow Video

February 19, 2019 dasbury
Gadsden City Schools is proud to announce that the “Beautiful Rainbow” documentary, featuring Gadsden City High School students and instructor Chip Rowan, has now been accepted into five film festivals!  More festivals may be announced later this year.  The first public showing of “Beautiful Rainbow” will take place at the Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham
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GCHS JV Academic WINNERS

May 28, 2019 dasbury
CONGRATULATIONS 2019 JV Division – National Academic Championship – New Orleans Playoffs 1st Place – Gadsden City High School  (Sponsor: Col. Davenport)
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Congratulations Paige Hayes (Adams Elem)

May 10, 2019 dasbury
Congratulations to Paige Hayes for being awarded the 2019 Heart of an Educator K-12 Award. The award was sponsored by the Gadsden City Schools and The Chamber.  
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GCHS Career Tech Award

May 10, 2019 dasbury
Congratulations to the Gadsden City High School Career Technical Department for winning the 2019  Excellence in Career Tech K-12 Award.  The award was sponsored by The Chamber and Gadsden State Community College.
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Summer Programs Listing

May 9, 2019 dasbury
Summer Learning Programs – 2019
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Internet Safety Policy Public Meeting

May 2, 2019 dasbury
The Gadsden City Schools will host a public forum on Internet Safety Policies on Thursday, May 9, at 2:30 PM, upstairs at the Board of Education.  All interested parties are welcome to attend.
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Stop the Bleed Kit Donation

May 1, 2019 dasbury
Representatives the Gadsden Fire Department and Riverview Regional Medical Center presenting “Stop the Bleed” kits to be placed in all schools.
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TechBlitz Winners 2019

April 26, 2019 dasbury
Congratulations to all of our participants and winners today.  (Pictures on Gadsden City Schools Facebook page)   Website Design K-5 1st Place – Aliyah Kinard and Sasha Woodgett – Adams Elementary 2nd Place –  Willany Sayles and Ashlyn Bufford – Adams Elementary 3rd Place – Nyla Franklin – Mitchell Elementary 6-8 1st Place – Lillian
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Teachers of the Year 2019

April 23, 2019 dasbury
Congratulations to all of these great teachers. Pictured L to R: Tiffany Sayles (Adams), VanKedra Bradford (Thompson) , Shannon Campbell (GMS), Tricia Sirmon (Striplin), Amy Smith (Floyd), Jimmie Tinker Jr. (LMS), Kim Wells-Brackett (Walnut Park), Mandy Frantz (GCHS), Payton Golden (Emma Sansom), Grace Walton (Donehoo), Mary Humphries (Eura Brown), and Bess Griggers (Mitchell).   District
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Matias Takes Silver

April 17, 2019 dasbury
    Benito Matias received Silver in the Alabama State SkillsUSA HVACR Competition. Very proud of him!  (Instructor: Mr. Ron Engle)
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Board Member Affirmations

April 16, 2019 dasbury
Welcome to our newly elected Board Members. Affirmation pictures from City Council Meeting (4-16-19)
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GCHS Music Program National Recognition

April 5, 2019 dasbury
Gadsden Times Article
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High and Middle School Orientations

July 26, 2019 dasbury
High School and Middle School Orientation Dates and Times
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Career Tech / Middle School Road Show

February 13, 2019 dasbury
Litchfield Middle School was the first stop for the GCHS Career-Tech Road Show. Gadsden Times Article/Pictures
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County Spelling Bee Winner

February 13, 2019 dasbury
Congratulations to Keerthana Tummala (Gadsden Middle School). She won the recent Etowah County Spelling Bee.  
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CONGRATS to Bethany Sandridge and Alyssa Coley

February 4, 2019 dasbury
CONGRATULATIONS to Bethany Sandridge (pictured above) and Alyssa Coley who were both recognized as 2019 winners in the 7-8 division of the State Superintendent’s Visual Arts Exhibit and Bicentennial Celebration Contest. Bethany Sandridge – 2nd Place in Category I  (Carol Hill, Instructor) Alyssa Coley – Honorable Mention in Category II  (Scott Holdbrooks, Instructor)
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2019-2020 Calendar Approved

January 18, 2019 dasbury
The Board of Education has approved the 2019-2020 School Calendar. Yearly Calendar 2019 2020
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Kindergarten Registration Still OPEN

March 13, 2019 dasbury
Kindergarten Registration is still OPEN.
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2019-2020 Pre-K Pre-Registration is Open

January 14, 2019 dasbury
2019-2020 Pre-K Pre-Registration is Open / See Flyers below. PRE-REGISTRATION FLYER 19-20 PRE-REGISTRATION FLYER SPANISH 19-20
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GCS Spelling Bee Winners

January 9, 2019 dasbury
Congratulations to all of our district Spelling Bee participants and especially to our winners. (L to R) Hannah DeJarnett, Mitchell (3rd Place), Keerthana Tummala, Gadsden Middle (1st Place), and Daniel Sims, Floyd (2nd Place).      
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Early Dismissal Date Change

January 9, 2019 dasbury
*NOTICE* – Date change – The early dismissal (12:00 Noon) for the Unity in the Community Parade will be on January 25. (Original scheduled for January 18)
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Teachers: E-mail Server Conversion

December 26, 2018 dasbury
The upgrade/conversion of the gcs.k12.al.us (Squirrel Mail) mail server is done. Use the temporary e-mail password sent to you by jmoon@gcs.k12.al.us to login to your account  (mail.gcs.k12.al.us).     You can then change your password to something you can remember (8 characters with a number and a special character).  
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Black History Program Schedule

February 4, 2019 dasbury
Black History Month Activities for 2019
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Teacher In-Service Schedule March 6

February 26, 2019 dasbury
Teacher In-Service Schedule March 6 (Student Early Release Day) Early Release In-Service Schedule – March 6 / Updated Again 3-5-19  
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*UPDATED* January 4th In-Service Schedule

December 11, 2018 wgoodwin
***UPDATED*** In-Service Schedule for January 4, 2019
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GCHS Theatre Group

December 12, 2018 dasbury
Our Gadsden City Theatre Department did an excellent job in the state competition, Trumbauer Theatre Festival, at Troy University this past weekend.  The following student received a rating of “Excellent” for his event: Adison Barnes.  The following students received top scores of “Superior” in their events: Hunter Autrey, Sydni Beard, Mary Clare Bone, Jacob Frazier,
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GCHS African American Studies Class

November 16, 2018 dasbury
African American Student Class Activities
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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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2018 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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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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Veteran's Day Program Schedule

October 2, 2018 dasbury
Veterans Day Program Schedule
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Fall Activities & Events

September 10, 2018 dasbury
18-19 Fall Events
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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 Sports Schedules

August 24, 2018 dasbury
Fall Sports Schedule
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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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Innovating Leading Succeeding

October 9, 2018 dasbury
Innovating …  Leading … Succeeding
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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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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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