Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.


'On Track to Thrive 2025': Grand Island Public Schools finds opportunities in the face of adversity

Here's a fantastic writeup on our upcoming strategic plan, GIPS On Track to Thrive 2025! Read here: https://bit.ly/3thtlaJ.

OPINION: How to keep our most vulnerable students from losing ground in the pandemic

In March 2021, I wrote an op-ed for The Hechinger Report on how to keep our most vulnerable students from losing ground in the pandemic.

NET: COVID-19 Curveball

Dr. Tawana Grover, Superintendent of Grand Island Public Schools, shares her perspective on the unprecedented challenges COVID-19 has presented education and how her school system is working to not only meet the educational and emotional needs of teachers and students, but also finding avenues for them to thrive.

"Leading In the Skin You're In" with Dr. Grover & Dr. Joel

Link to the full recording of the presentation.

Lincoln Public Schools Superintendent Steve Joel and Grand Island Public Schools Superintendent Tawana Grover presented “Leading In the Skin You’re In” Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 in the Hornady-Marshall Theater at College Park…

Inside the massive undertaking to reopen one Nebraska school district

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska highlighted Grand Island Public Schools and outlined everything it took to reopen schools for the 2020-2021 year while in the COVID-19 pandemic. The story was written by Matthew Hansen, managing editor. 

Link to the full story

JBS presents $500,000 to CHI and Academy of Medical Sciences

On Sept. 30, 2020 JBS presented a check for $500,000 to the Grand Island Senior High Academy of Medical Sciences at CHI Health St. Francis. GIPS and CHI St. Francis are partnering to transform the 8th floor of the hospital into a 20,522 sq. foot learning lab of the future. Because of the generous donation, the lobby of the new project will be the "JBS Learning Lab and Lobby."


The JBS…

GIPS Reimagined

A guide to opening Grand Island Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the entire guide here.

Grover addresses racial discrimination

Dear GIPS community:

I am grateful to the many staff members and friends in our city who have reached out to me during the last couple of weeks as our country grapples with the horrific death of George Floyd and far too many others. It means a lot to me that my school community…

Media Inquiries
Joshua Planos, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
Your Legacy.
Their Opportunity.

Enhancing opportunities by seeking and securing resources for projects, scholarships and programs.

Access digital copies of our district flyers.

Improving school-to-home communication by distribute school flyers directly to families digitally.


'On Track to Thrive 2025': Grand Island Public Schools finds opportunities in the face of adversity

Here's a fantastic writeup on our upcoming strategic plan, GIPS On Track to Thrive 2025! Read here: https://bit.ly/3thtlaJ.

OPINION: How to keep our most vulnerable students from losing ground in the pandemic

In March 2021, I wrote an op-ed for The Hechinger Report on how to keep our most vulnerable students from losing ground in the pandemic.

NET: COVID-19 Curveball

Dr. Tawana Grover, Superintendent of Grand Island Public Schools, shares her perspective on the unprecedented challenges COVID-19 has presented education and how her school system is working to not only meet the educational and emotional needs of teachers and students, but also finding avenues for them to thrive.

"Leading In the Skin You're In" with Dr. Grover & Dr. Joel

Link to the full recording of the presentation.

Lincoln Public Schools Superintendent Steve Joel and Grand Island Public Schools Superintendent Tawana Grover presented “Leading In the Skin You’re In” Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 in the Hornady-Marshall Theater at College Park…

Inside the massive undertaking to reopen one Nebraska school district

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska highlighted Grand Island Public Schools and outlined everything it took to reopen schools for the 2020-2021 year while in the COVID-19 pandemic. The story was written by Matthew Hansen, managing editor. 

Link to the full story

JBS presents $500,000 to CHI and Academy of Medical Sciences

On Sept. 30, 2020 JBS presented a check for $500,000 to the Grand Island Senior High Academy of Medical Sciences at CHI Health St. Francis. GIPS and CHI St. Francis are partnering to transform the 8th floor of the hospital into a 20,522 sq. foot learning lab of the future. Because of the generous donation, the lobby of the new project will be the "JBS Learning Lab and Lobby."


The JBS…

GIPS Reimagined

A guide to opening Grand Island Public Schools for the 2020-2021 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the entire guide here.

Grover addresses racial discrimination

Dear GIPS community:

I am grateful to the many staff members and friends in our city who have reached out to me during the last couple of weeks as our country grapples with the horrific death of George Floyd and far too many others. It means a lot to me that my school community…

Media Inquiries
Joshua Planos, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 ex. 201127
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