24-25 Budget Vote & School Board

Date of Vote:
May 21, 2024, High School Auditorium, 12 PM - 8 PM

Public Hearing for the Presentation of the 2024-2025 Budget:
May 13, 2024, High School Auditorium, 5:30 PM

Absentee Ballot?

If you are unable to appear due to: illness/disability, out of district on vote date, or in jail awaiting trial:

Please email the district clerk at kennedy.tatia@gcsk12.org to have an application mailed to you, or you may
print the application.

Application must be received by May 14, 2024. Upon receipt of the application, the clerk will review the application, and if the application is proper in all respects, the clerk will issue an absentee ballot to the voter.

Early Mail Ballot?

If you prefer to vote by mail and/or submit your ballot early:

Please email the district clerk at kennedy.tatia@gcsk12.org to have an application mailed to you, or you may
print the application.

Application must be received by May 14, 2024. Upon receipt of the application, the clerk will review the application, and if the application is proper in all respects, the clerk will issue an early mail ballot to the voter.

Military Ballot?

Military voters who are qualified voters of the School District may apply for a military ballot by requesting an application from the District Clerk at 315-287-4870 (Option 8, 1) or kennedy.tatia@gcsk12.org.

For a military voter to be issued a military ballot, the District Clerk must have received a valid ballot application no later than 5:00 pm on April 25, 2024. In a request for a military ballot application or ballot, the military voter may indicate their preference for receiving the application or ballot by mail, facsimile transmission or electronic mail.

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Daily Events

Wednesday, 4/10/2024
The Gouverneur Central School District Military Kids Club, Middle and High School Chapter, have designated Friday, April 19th as “Purple Up! For Military Kids.”
Fort Drum MOMC Proclamation
Monday, 3/18/2024
Tuesday, 2/27/2024
GCSD is happy to announce the start of family swim, which will begin on Sunday, March 3, 2024. Family swim will be offered on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. It will be open to the public for a cost of $1.00 per person. When attending, please park in the senior parking lot and enter through the alleyway pool doors. Stay tuned for more updates. Please direct any questions you may have to the Athletic Office.
Monday, 2/12/2024
At their regular meeting held on February 12, 2024, the Board of Education of the Gouverneur Central School District approved to give back up to 5 remaining snow days, in the following order. If additional snow days are used, the days will return to instructional days in reverse order starting with Day 5. There will be no school for students and 10- and 11-month staff on these days:
Day 1 – Monday, April 8, 2024
Day 2 – Friday, May 24, 2024
Day 3 – Thursday, May 23, 2024
Day 4 – Friday, May 10, 2024
Day 5 – Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Monday, 2/12/2024
Recently, Raptor Technologies, a 3rd party vendor, which the District uses for checking students and visitors in at our main offices, reported a security vulnerability involving their cloud-based data storage system resulting in the District’s data being publicly accessible.

Security Memo From Superintendent Jackie Kelly
Friday, 2/09/2024
Join Brittany Terpstra, PA for a Free, fun walk! Discover a new, safe place to walk, learn about health, and meet new friends. The event is open for all and is for people of all abilities.

Walk With A Doc 2-24-24 Flyer
Monday, 12/18/2023
The results of the December vote are as follows:
Proposition #1 (Capital Project): Yes: 280, No:47, PASSED
Proposition #2 (Bus Purchase): Yes: 294, No: 31, PASSED
Wednesday, 11/15/2023
Annual Snow Day Memo 23-24 School Year
Wednesday, 11/8/2023
At the regular meeting of the Board of Education held November 6, 2023, the Board adopted new policy #5711, Unauthorized Individuals on School Buses Operated by First Student, Inc., and revised our required policy #3420, Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment in the District. To view these and all policies go to our BOE Policies page.
Friday, 7/21/2023
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department would like to remind all parents and guardians of school age children to schedule immunization update appointments now in order to prepare their children for the 2023-2024 school year. Right now is the best time to get ahead of the rush in the fall.
Back to School Immunizations Press Release

2024-2025 Universal Pre-K & Kindergarten

24-25 Kindergarten

Learn how to enroll your child in the program.

Parents/Guardians must make a Registration/Screening appointment for their child by April 24th

Interested in Pre-K?

Get more information about the Pre-K program and how to enroll your child on our
Pre-K Informational Page.

Complete your child's registration information by April 5, 2024, for them to be included in the initial selection process for the 24-25 Pre-K program

First Student Gouverneur is Hiring Drivers

Do you want some extra money in your pocket but are struggling to find something that works with your kids schedules? Look no further!

No experience is necessary to become a First Student bus driver - our world class training team will bring you up to speed. Plus, you’ll receive great pay, and your work schedule will follow the school’s calendar year. No nights or weekends.

Apply online using the link provided below.
Questions? Call 315-287-0650

Apply Online Here

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NYS Digital Access Survey

Beginning with the 21-22 school year, the New York State Education Department (NYSED) is requiring school districts to submit data on each K-12 student’s access to digital resources.

The Gouverneur Central School District is providing our families 3 ways to complete the required NYS Digital Access Survey

Click the link below to access information about how to take the NY Digital Access Survey.

NYS Digital Access Survey Information

Help Prioritize Our Spending

The form linked below is an opportunity for the community to help us prioritize our American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) spending. Please considering filling this out. The form is anonymous unless you choose to share personal information with us.

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Delivering the Promise of a Brighter Future for Our Students and Our Community.

Gouverneur Central School District, in collaboration with the community, is dedicated to educating all individuals, in a safe environment, to be passionate learners and responsible citizens in a global society.