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Gilpin County School District Weekly Announcements August 10, 2020

10595 CO 119, Black Hawk, CO 80422


Back to School 2020/2021 Information Page Created

A Back to School 2020/2021 page has been created on the District website at this link: http://gilpin.k12.co.us/school_info/20_21_back_to_school_info


August 10-13 Back to School WEEK Schedules Announced

The  schedule for August 10-13 for students and parents to pick-up Chromebooks, textbooks, workbooks, musical instruments, and other school resources to take home: 


Elementary Schedule link

Secondary Schedule link

Secondary Webex Course Meetings Schedule link

Secondary Webex Weekly Schedule link


Student School Supply Lists Updated for 20/21

Students should keep supplies at home for now. The student supply lists for elementary and secondary schools have been updated and can be found on the For Parent Parents tab on the front page of the District website and at this link http://gilpin.k12.co.us/for_parents/school_supply_lists


Restart Plan Changed to 100% Remote or 100% Gilpin Online Learning

GCSD will start the school year on August 10 with two program offerings for students: 100% Remote Learning Program with Gilpin teachers and a 100% Gilpin Online Learning Program with pre-made computer courses with a Colorado licensed teacher. Questions: contact your principal: hhuntoon@gilpin.k12.co.us or adonaldson@gilpin.k12.co.us 


Gilpin Online Information Page Created on District Website

Students in grades K-12 may choose to enroll in pre-made computer courses facilitated by a Colorado licensed teacher. Now, the 100% Gilpin Online Learning Program will provide a teacher for grades K-12. Students in grades 6-12 may still choose to have a Colorado licensed teacher or to work on the course(s) independently. Access the Gilpin Online information page at this link: http://www.gilpin.k12.co.us/school_info/gilpin_online_learning_program


For more information and to enroll in Gilpin Online, contact GCSD Elementary K-5 Gilpin Online Site Coordinator Patrick Linnehan plinnehan@gilpin.k12.co.us 


For more information and to enroll, contact GCSD Secondary 6-12 Gilpin Online Site Coordinator Sunny Vincent svincent@gilpin.k12.co.us


GCSD Transitions to New Student Information System (SIS)

Prior to COVID-19, GCSD began the process to transition from Infinite Campus (IC) to the new Student Information System (SIS) Alma. IC is no longer accessible. On Thursday, August 6, Alma sent an email to parents from gilpinelementary.getalma.com or gilpinsecondary.getalma.com Check your Spam, Promotions, or Social folders in parent gmail for this email for Alma portal account and login information. 


Parents who did not receive this email? Email Joni jschmidt@gilpin.k12.co.us for elementary; Gretchen gsechler@gilpin.k12.co.us for secondary; or Catrina camaya@gilpin.k12.co.us to confirm or update your email address.


Alma Student Portals Ready for Set-up

Students received an email today in their school email account from either gilpinelementary.getalma.com or gilpinsecondary.getalma.com 


Students who did not receive this email? Email Joni jschmidt@gilpin.k12.co.us for elementary; Gretchen gsechler@gilpin.k12.co.us for secondary; or Catrina camaya@gilpin.k12.co.us for help accessing your Student Portal account.


Food Service Survey Available

Would you like breakfast and lunch delivered to your neighborhood twice a week?  The GCSD Food Service department is considering offering this service during remote learning.  If interested please click the link to complete the survey.  For questions contact Jane Yerkman, Food Service Director at jyerkman@gilpin.k12.co.us or 720-562- 3113.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdmo3PpQ2ZV5CG3J0Nc4-II0_TjXKCNh-vBPpQMlMrrsmqzfw/viewform

Food Assistance Provided Through P-BET

A new program authorized by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) called Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) is now available to families. This

program intends to provide financial assistance to families of children eligible for free or

reduced-price meals who have lost access to food due to the school closures caused by

COVID-19. For more information click the link http://www.gilpin.k12.co.us/UserFiles/Servers/Server_73445/File/District%20Services/Food%20&%20Nutrition%20Services/20.21%20Information/P-EBT%20Letter%20to%20Parents.pdf


To complete the application you will need your child’s school state identification number (SAID). Call 303-582-3444 or email Joni jschmidt@gilpin.k12.co.us for elementary; Gretchen gsechler@gilpin.k12.co.us for secondary; or Catrina camaya@gilpin.k12.co.us to get the state identification number. For questions contact Jane Yerkman, Food Service Director at jyerkman@gilpin.k12.co.us or 720-562- 3113.


GCSD Town Hall Meeting Recordings Posted

The July 30 and August 6 Town Hall Meeting recording are posted on the District website at this link http://gilpin.k12.co.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=73529&pageId=11711361


District Events Calendar  

http://gilpin.k12.co.us/our_district/calendars/district_athletics___events_calendar


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