Kindergarten is working hard learning the alphabet!
Smile! Picture day is tomorrow, August 30th! Ordering online is easy, visit https://inter-state.com/FlyerEntry/80156ZF
We're hiring! Part-time evening custodian. Please contact Jared Ellison firstname.lastname@example.org 217-568-7733
Third Grade had a "Book Tasting" to see which genres and authors they might like to read from this year. Students looked through a book for a few minutes and then decided if it was something they were interested in.
Open House is tomorrow from 5-5:45! Hope to see you there!
Kindergarten Night is tomorrow, August 9th, at 6! Hope to see you there!
APG Softball Practice has been cancelled today -- Friday, July 28th due to the heat. There will be practice Saturday, July 29th from 10 a.m. to 11:30. a.m. with a parent meeting to follow.
APG Softball Practice has been cancelled for today -- Thursday, July 27th due to the heat.
Armstrong-Potomac-Gifford Softball Starts tomorrow -- Monday, July 24th. Practice will be behind Gifford Grade School from 4:30-6 p.m. Softball is for 5th-8th grade. There will be a parent meeting on Friday, July 28th after practice. Student-athletes need a physical to participate. #WeAreAPG
Gifford Community Consolidated School District No. 188 is accepting applications to fill the vacancy of Board of Education member resulting from a Board member resignation. The individual selected will serve on the Board of Education from the date of appointment to April 2025. Applicants for the Board vacancy must meet the following Board qualifications: Be a United States Citizen, Be at least 18 years of age, Be a Resident of Illinois and the District for at least one year preceding the appointment, Be a registered voter, Not be a child sex offender Not hold another incompatible public office, Not have a prohibited interest in any contract with the District, Not be a school trustee, Not hold certain types of prohibited State or Federal Employment. Please send a letter of interest along with a resume to Jared Ellison, Superintendent by 1 of 3 options (email, mail, or in person) -- must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8th: Email to: email@example.com (please place in the Subject Line: Interest in Open Board Seat) Mail to: Gifford CCSD #188 Interest in Open Board Seat 406 S. Main Street P.O. Box 70 Gifford, IL 61847 In Person: Drop off in person to the office at Gifford Grade School, 406 S. Main Street, Gifford, IL 61847 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Jared Ellison by phone at (217) 568-7733 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org Information can also be located at: https://5il.co/1z8la
GGS Boys Basketball Camp will take place on July 24th-July 27th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This camp is for all boys entering 5th-8th grade this year. The form can be located on our school website under Documents or at the link below: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1743/Gifford/3189879/Gifford_Grade_School_Basketball_Camp_2023_July_24_through_July_27.pdf
Please see the attached information for boys and girls entering grades K-8 for the A-P Summer Basketball Camp that will take place July 19th-21st.
Tomorrow is 3rd & 4th grade Market Day! They will be selling handmade goods & services to raise money for charity.
Gifford Grade School had more special guests today. Our former students that will be graduating from Rantoul Township High School did their senior walk today at GGS. Thank you and best wishes to class of 2023!
Lunch on the Lawn for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades! What a great day for our students and their families to have lunch on the lawn today! Thank you to everyone that was able to be here today. #WeAreGGS
GGS had some very special guests today. Former students that will soon be high school graduates from Armstrong Township High School and St. Joseph High School took their senior walk through our halls today! Thank you and best wishes to the Class of 2023!
Gifford Grade School held its National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony today. Congratulations to our students on this accomplishment and their dedication to academics. We are proud of you! #WeAreGGS
Kindergarten enjoyed practicing addition with a partner game!
Gifford Grade School Class of 2023 Graduation Friday, May 19, 2023 @ 6:30 p.m. In the New Gymnasium