On January 26, 2023 four Gilmer County High School students participated in the West Virginia House of Delegates Page Program. Allie Ellyson, Summer Bourn, Austin Stewart, and Tyler Bush received a tour of the Capitol, experienced the legislative process, and assisted delegates in completing errands during the floor session. The students were sponsored by Delegate Lori Dittman
Attention Parents and Guardians, Today Gilmer County High School was put on code red lockdown due to a potential threat. State and local law enforcement responded to the event and completed a threat assessment in conjunction with school and district administration. A search and threat assessment was completed by law enforcement. The threat was not substantiated; therefore, the determination was made that Gilmer County High School students were safe to return to class.
Gilmer County students participated in the Spelling Bee on Tuesday, January 24th at the Gilmer County Board Office. We had 28 students that competed in the Spelling Bee. Congratulations to the following students who placed: 1st Place - Adlai Chapman 2nd Place - Casey Isenhart 3rd Place - Trenton Rose 1st Alternate - Madisyn Ross 2nd Alternate - Travis Dennison The Regional Competition will be held on Saturday, March 11th at Fairmont State University beginning at noon in the Wallman Hall Theater. Congratulations to all students that participated and placed at the County Spelling Bee!
The Resource Rundown is a free virtual session provided for parents or caregivers offering information related to accessible services for children. This initiative was created in hopes to alleviate the misconceptions that seeking services lead to CPS or law enforcement involvement. You can find more information on the Kids Thrive website and register for the Resource Rundown every Tuesday at noon at https://kidsthrive.wv.gov/rundown/Pages/default.aspx.
Students in 7th grade enjoyed a visit from WVU's STEAMTAC team and built a projectile launcher. Using their launcher and a protractor, students tried to launch a ping pong ball into a bucket and determine the sweet spot for accuracy. Students will be finishing the activity in class tomorrow with scatterplots and determining percents of accuracy.
The Gilmer County High School Concert Band will have a Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 15th beginning at 7:00 pm in the school gymnasium. Come out to the high school on Thursday and show your support for the hard work that Miss Koutsunis and her students have put into the concert.
Gilmer County students participated in Math Field Day on Wednesday, November 30. Congratulations to the following students who placed at our county fair: 6th Grade 1st- Jobe Carter 2nd-Landon Hartshorn 3rd- Arianna White Alt. #1- Joel Lipscomb Alt #2- Drayden Shackleford 7th Grade 1st- Preston Greenlief 2nd-Maggie Snyder 3rd-Jerimiah McCune Alt. #1- JP Barr Alt #2- Bristol Woodford 8th Grade 1st- Nicholas Clowser 2nd- Oasha Hess 3rd- Lacy Canfield 9th Grade 1st- Ryan Phares 2nd-Anna Mason 3rd-Kinley Minigh
Another engaging day in 7th grade computer science. Ms. Natalie Fout, an education major at GSU, came to classes to talk about her summer internship with NASA and have students try to build their own Mars rovers. Students enjoyed the design process and her lesson today.
Gilmer County High School students have the opportunity to earn a FREE snow tubing trip to Snowshoe. Eligibility for the trip is based on the STAR Benchmark scores from the tests given in December. The ten highest scorers in Math and English from each grade level will be selected to attend the trip. Also, the top 10 students with the highest gains in each grade level will be selected to attend the trip. This is an awesome opportunity for the students at Gilmer County High School. Please reinforce the importance of the STAR Benchmark with your students!
Gilmer County High School will be holding Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 5:00 - 6:30 PM at the high school.
REMINDER - School pictures are tomorrow morning for all underclassmen. If you didn't get an order form, you can order online at Lifetouch.com. The school ID is EVTGDDQ6C. Packages range from $15 to $60 and up for special enhancements.
Support the Lady Titans Volleyball team as they play at the WACO Center on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the LKC Conference Championship at 6 p.m. Click on the link below to get your official Titan Volleyball gear and raise some money for the team! https://hometownoutfitters.net/shop/ols/products/gilmer-titan-volleyball-fundraiser/v/GLM-TTN-VLL-FND-PTN-1-DLT-SML?fbclid=IwAR1YKkET3XrteQO53IDr3ecSOkJDugPx8xF1xqx9636SwYMBs10yPbPC-L0
Gilmer County High School is pleased to announce that, in partnership with Thanks: Plain and Simple and the American Rosie Movement, GCHS will be the first school in America to dedicate official “Rosie the Riveter” classrooms. Mrs. Facemire’s 6th Grade Class and members of Girl Scout Troops 10123 and 32394 join us at the Gilmer vs. Calhoun football game this Friday at the I.L. & Sue Morris Football Field at 6:45 pm in recognition of this momentous occasion.
Annual FFA Fruit Sale is underway! See any FFA member or stop by the high school to pick up an order form. Delivery expected the week of Nov. 28th.
A Community Cookout will be held at the home football game this Friday against Calhoun County. Please join us from 5:00 - 6:30 pm for this community event sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Ike Morris, Glenville State University and local churches. The football game will begin at 7:00 pm. Come out and support your TITANS!
Good Luck to the Gilmer County High School Golf Team as they start their run for the State Championship title. GO TITANS!!!
Jostens will be at the high school on this Thursday, Oct. 6, at noon to talk to seniors about ordering cap, gown, announcements and invitations to graduation. Sophomores can get information on purchasing class rings, as well.
Junior and Seniors who are interested in learning more about possible jobs in the health care field are invited to attend a Health Occupations Expo on Friday, November 4th in Buckhannon, WV. If you want to attend, you must have an endorsement by a teacher who can attest to your interest for working in a health care field, and you must be passing and caught up in all your classes. Permission forms must be returned to Mr. Reed no later than October 26th. No Permission forms will be accepted after Wednesday, October 26th. We will be stopping at a fast-food restaurant following the Expo for lunch. A food allowance will be provided, but anyone wanting any extra snacks or drinks will need to bring money to pay for such items.
Gilmer County Schools and invites you to participate in Family Cyber Safety Night, a free live-stream event for all K-8th grade families. You'll team up with your child(ren) to learn important cyber safety concepts, such as how to build strong passwords and guard against phishing scams. Then you'll create your own Family Cyber Safety Plan to protect your family online. Sign up to attend at bit.ly/CyberFamily22. You'll love it, and help inspire your children to be safe online!
Homecoming festivities are in full swing at Gilmer County High School. Show your school spirit and participate in the planned activities throughout the week.