Gideon School District getting ready for first day

Friday, August 11, 2017

The Gideon School District has announced the opening day of school for the fall term will be Thursday, August 17, 2017. Open House and annual Title I meeting will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. The open house will begin with a general meeting in the cafeteria.

Students will begin classes on Thursday, August 17, for a full day. The school grounds will officially open at 7:50 a.m. each morning with classes beginning at 8:15 a.m. each day. School will be dismissed at 3:10 p.m. each day.

New students in the district may register beginning Tuesday, August 8. New students must provide proof of residency such as a rent receipt or utility bill showing residency in the district. New students should bring birth certificates, health records, social security numbers, and academic information regarding their previous schools. Students will not be admitted to classes unless immunizations are current as required by Missouri law.

School bus routes are expected to be essentially unchanged. Breakfast service begins at 7:50 a.m. Breakfast and lunch will be free to all students. The Gideon School District is continuing to operate under the Community Eligible Provision (CEP) program. This meal service policy allows all school children to eat a free breakfast and a free lunch without having to fill out a Family Application for Meal Benefits. There will be a charge for extra milk. This price will be $.35 cents per carton.

The Gideon School District maintains a website that contains current information of interest to parents, students, and community members. Lunch and breakfast menus, the school calendar, and contact information are just a few of the informational items available on the website. The website address is†http://gideon.k12.mo.us.

Parents can request access to a Parent Portal located on our website. The Parent Portal will allow parents to access information about their child including grades, discipline, schedules, homework, lunch charges, and other information. Parents can also update emergency contact information through the Parent Portal. Information about the Parent Portal can be found on our homepage or by contacting the school district offices.

For more information about any of our services or about district procedures you may contact the appropriate district office.

Superintendentís office

573-448-3911.

High School office

573-448-3471.

Elementary office

573-448-3447.