Parent Portal allows parents and legal guardians to access their child's grades, daily attendance, report cards, and more. Please complete this form if you need Praent Portal access or if you have forgotten your password. Our data clerk, Wendy Gracen, will review your request, verify the information provided for accuracy, and will contact the parent/legal guardian if more information is needed. An email will be sent once your request has been verified and processed.
July 31, 2020
Guyton Elementary Parents:
Due to social distancing and current CDC guidelines, the front door at GES will not open until 7:45 a.m.. Please do not drop your child off and leave them unattended in front of the school. The GES staff members will promptly begin unloading cars at 7:45 a.m.
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause,
The following information is for students who are participating in Face to Face Learning at Guyton Elementary. More information for GES virtual students will be sent at a later time.All Face to Face students will need to have a Chromebook/laptop to take back and forth to school every day. They will not be able to share. If your student will need to use a school-issued Chromebook and they are coming to school, please fill out this Chromebook/laptop request form seen below. There is a different form for virtual students.Please use this link for more information:If you have any questions regarding this post, please email email@example.com.Remember parents, we are all in this together.Positivity will take us far!
As of July 2, 2020 students enrolled in the Effingham County School District will have two options for attending school for the 2020-2021 school year. Students may choose to take classes at home in a virtual environment while remaining enrolled in the Effingham County School District or they may choose to take classes in a face to face setting in the physical school building. This opportunity will only be provided for a limited period of time under the current COVID-19 conditions
Click the link below to learn more about the Virtual Learning Option and complete the online registration form:
The online registration form will be available from Thursday, July 2 8:00 AM through Wednesday, July 15 11:59 PM.
update: 7/3/2020 @ 11:30am
To help our ECSD parents make an informed decision about the Virtual Option vs. the traditional face-to-face instruction (in the physical school building), we will be posting further information concerning what the traditional setting will look like, guidelines, etc. by Monday.
For more 'Virtual Option' information regarding student eligibility, technology requirements, the program overview, or the parent and guardian responsibilities, please visit https://www.effinghamschools.com/virtualoption
Don't forget to check out our FAQ page at https://www.effinghamschools.com/Page/36417
The Georgia Department of Public Health released the following information regarding state preparations for COVID-19 (Corona Virus):
DPH NEWS RELEASE
DPH will continue to update Georgians through their website:
The CDC will provide updates at:
Parents may request the following information regarding teacher qualifications as required by the "Every Student Succeeds" Act: Information regarding their student’s classroom teacher’s certificate or credentials, and/or college major and graduate degree information. Parents may also request information regarding the licensing and training of paraprofessionals. Requests may be made in writing to the school principal or Mrs. Susan Hartzog, Director of Human Resources, Effingham County BOE, 405 North Ash Street, Springfield, GA 31329.
mission & vision
Welcome all students and parents to an exciting year of learning, achievement, and success!Our MissionAs a community of learners, in cooperation with stakeholders,our mission is:
To provide rigorous and relevant instruction in a safe environment to enable all students to obtain a high school diploma as a foundation for post secondary success.School Purpose StatementEvery day I will do my best, treat everyonewith respect, and make smart choicesthat will lead me to success.A Note from Our PrincipalParents are invited to Family Night, where parents and children together complete activities to help children improve in all areas of the Georgia Milestones. Childcare is provided in order to allow the parent uninterrupted individual time with his/her child. Read moreNew to the area?If you are new to the district, you may find these areas of our website to be helpful:
- Newcomers - Get information about the area including utilities, county government, city and school resources.
- Data Dashboard - Learn how Effingham County makes the grade by visiting our data reporting area, with links to district/school report cards as well as graduation rates and population statistics.
- System Testing Assessments - Review performance results of Effingham County Students in state required assessments.