Vaccination Clinic 5-11:
Below is the information regarding the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children ages 5-11 years old for those interested. For more information regarding the vaccination visit the Tompkins County Health Department: https://tompkinscountyny.gov/health
Vaccine Registration Link for Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6th – Tompkins County Health Department
The Tompkins County Health Department, in partnership with Buttermilk Falls Pediatrics, Northeast Pediatrics and Wellbeing Pediatrics, will be offering Pfizer vaccination clinics at the Mall vaccination site for children 5-11 years old only.
The Tompkins County Health Department has received a limited amount of COVID-19 vaccine doses for local distribution to children 5-11 years old. TCHD ...
Character Counts Recognition:
Congratulations to Framke Vitale, Emma Kennett, Jackson Slade and Jason Rabenstein for their selection as Section IV Character Counts recipients. They are recognized for their leadership on the playing field, their sportsmanship, and their character within their school. Well done - we are proud of you!
National French Contest:
Congratulations to the seven students who chose to go above and beyond the classroom to participate in the National French Contest!
French 8: Willow Orr and Emily Trejo
French 2: Drew Bush and Jadyn Craig. Drew received the status of Honorable Mention earning a chapter rank of 17th place, a national rank of 19th place,
and placing in the 65th national percentile.
French 3: Mathias Brehm and Julia Ramey
French 4: Emma Kennett. She will receive a silver medal having earned a chapter rank of 6th place, a national rank of 13th place, and placing in the 85th national percentile.
We had a great turnout at the first science fair last night! The cafeteria was full of awesome projects and excited students!
Check out our future scientists and their projects on the Science Fair Padlet: https://padlet.com/scoon8/ebrh1y2r1rc1nob2
Virtual Art Show:
The Groton Visual Arts Dept. would like to invite everyone to view Groton Central School's Virtual Art Show for the 2020-21 school year!
We have split the district-wide show into three links for better load times. They can be found below. Please be patient with the load time of the images.
Pre-K - 2nd grade: https://padlet.com/jcosta39/ PK2
3rd - 5th grade:
Money, Money, Money:
FYI - DON'T THROW AWAY MONEY...
Under the federal pandemic stimulus, all children who received free or reduced-priced meals are eligible to receive SNAP benefits to offset the cost of meals during the school shutdown in the spring. As a community eligible school, this makes ALL Groton students eligible for these funds. Families already receiving benefits had these funds placed on their SNAP cards this summer. If your family does not usually receive any government benefits, you will receive a card in the mail from the Tompkin County Department of Social Services. The cards have $420 of SNAP benefits for each child enrolled in Groton schools last spring. This money can not be returned to the federal government and is wasted if not used or thrown out by accident. If your family does not ...
BACK TO SCHOOL 2020:
We are so happy to have our students back in the buildings! We cherish being able to see their smiling 'eyes' and connect with them every day! Please click on the video below to enjoy the "Back to School 2020" photo montage of the first weeks of school.
BACK TO SCHOOL 2020 - PHOTO MONTAGE
DAILY HEALTH SCREENING:
PLEASE BE SURE TO COMPLETE THE DAILY HEALTH SCREENING BEFORE 7:30AM. THANK YOU!
If you are still having difficulty registering for the Cayuga Health daily screening please follow these steps below:
1. Go to this website: http://groton.cayugahealth.com - YOU MUST REGISTER FIRST BEFORE YOU WILL RECEIVE DAILY SCREENING EMAILS
2. Enter your email (that is listed in SchoolTool - you can call the main offices to confirm email if necessary)
3. A verification code will then be sent to that email.
4. Copy and paste the verification code into the website and click submit.
5. You can then start adding your child's info (reminder - you need to include the full eight-digit DOB - ex. 01/06/2009)
6. If you have more than one child you will need to repeat steps 1-5.
Section IV, of which Groton is a member, has voted to cancel the Fall Sports Season.
Section IV has voted for a three-season sport model which will start approximately January 4th. Each season would be approximately ten weeks in length.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Director of Athletics, Mr. Triolo at 607-898-4550.
Reopening Plans & Resources:
School Messenger (Robo Call) Communications - updated 3.16.21
Return to Full Day Instruction Information:
Parent FAQ - Return to Full Day Instruction
Return to Full Day Instruction - Parent Information Meeting 3.17.21 - Slide Deck
GES Parent Informational Night Presentation - 3/17
JSHS Parent Informational Night Presentation - 3/17
GCSD Return to School Comprehensive Plan - updated 3.29.21
Daily Screening Letter
Daily Screening - Instructions
Daily Screening - FAQs
FAQs - Reopening Groton - updated 9/28/20
COVID-19 Testing & Contact Tracing Protocol
Instructional Model 2020-21
Parent Info Nights - Reopening Guide
GES Reopening - Parent Info Night Presentation ...