A New School Year!
We will do our very best to run the car lines as smoothly as possible. The first few weeks are always the slowest but it gets better quickly! We have many procedures in place to keep every precious GES student safe. We truly appreciate your patience and cooperation.
We hope your family has excellent first days back to school!
Welcome back Wildcats!
Guntersville Elementary is a Publix Partner! Our school will receive money from Publix every time you buy groceries at any Publix store.
*Go online to sign up for a Publix.com account.
* Log into your account, choose your name in green in the top left corner to go to your profile, then choose My Publix Partner and select Guntersville Elementary.
Every time you shop at Publix, put in the phone number associated with your account and our school will get credit for your purchase! Easiest fundraiser ever!
Ask all of your family to set it up too!
* Please have your student practice buckling and unbuckling & opening and closing car doors so that they can LOAD and UNLOAD on the passenger side. We discourage parents from getting out of the car during car line.
* Our lunchroom received a grant to provide "cost-free" breakfast for all students. We encourage all students to go to breakfast now! Students must be at school before the bell rings to visit breakfast.
* Remember that to change transportation plans in ANY way, we must have your changes in writing. We cannot change transportation over the phone for safety reasons.
* Please check your student's backpack and home folder every night. We have important information coming home regularly.
Attendance Policy Enforcement
Please see the letter below for news regarding our attendance policies.
In the event of weather-related school closings or delays, we will make calls through our automated phone system, update websites and social media, and alert local news and radio. Please keep in mind that we are Guntersville City Schools and our plans are not always the same as the county system.
Mr. John Doyle Named Educator of the Year 2018
We are excited to announce that Mr. John Doyle, our principal, has been named the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year for 2018.
GES Students Thank Our Community
In remembrance of 911, our students spent the week thanking our local community helpers for their dedication to Guntersville!
We are so proud of our boys and girls for thinking of others. It's the Wildcat Way!
Visit our Facebook page to see more pictures from the week!
The Schools of Guntersville and the Heart of the Valley YMCA are excited to announce that Extended Adventures After School Program is expanding this school year!
Parents, We are in the middle of cold and flu season. Please be mindful of ways to reduce the spread of illnesses among students and staff. It is recommended that you keep your child home from school for any of the following symptoms: A Fever greater than 100 degrees (they should be fever free for 24 hours without any fever reducing medication), General feeling of fatigue/muscle aches/discomfort, Vomiting, or Coughing. Please notify your child's school nurse if your child stays home with these symptoms. Note things you can do to help prevent spreading illnesses: Frequent hand washing with soap/water; Cover your mouth/nose when coughing or sneezing; Do not share food/drinks. We are attaching an informational flyer from the CDC for your information. Thanks and have a great weekend. For additional information please click on the title of this article.
The 2017-2018 results from the Alabama Unified Report Card were released earlier today. But, before providing any further information I want to share my appreciation for all the effort and hard work provided by our faculty and staff to support the students who are attending our schools. Please click on the Title above to see more.
Parents and Community Members: Thank you for your support of the Schools of Guntersville and the trust you place in us is something every team member of our school system takes very seriously. Your involvement is critically important to the success of your child(ren) and our school system. The reason being, our schools are only as strong as our community and our community is only as strong as our school system. I am pleased to share this Community Report including some of the highlights pertaining to the Schools of Guntersville. We have been in a position of achieving as a school system in academics, arts, and athletics as well as a variety of extra-curricular activities. (Please click on the Title for the report.)
The Guntersville City Board of Education requires that all students enrolled in the city schools conduct themselves in a manner that facilitates the educational process. To insure that the educational process in the schools is not disrupted because of misbehavior on the part of enrolled students, the Board of Education has established specific classifications of misbehaviors and the appropriate disciplinary actions to deal with these violations of student conduct.