Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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.

Parents


At Grand Island Public Schools we strive to make sure parents are involved with their student's education. To assist this process, we provide a number of online resources.  

APPROVED APPS LIST

Students have access to many valuable online digital resources.  At the time of review, the following list of resources met district criteria deeming them curricularly aligned and safe for student use. Vendors may change their Terms of Service and Privacy Policies; therefore, approval statuses are subject to change.

Social Studies

GIPS follows the Nebraska Department of Education's Nebraska Social Studies Standards.  As per the Nebraska State Board of Education, "the purpose of the Nebraska Social Studies Standards is to teach our children to become young patriots who have an intellectual understanding of the genius of our country's founding principles and who feel an emotional connection to our nation.  Achieving this purpose requires teaching Nebraska students to become responsible citizens who are prepared to preserve, protect and defend freedom and democracy in our nation and in the world." For the full transcript, follow the link below.

Child literacy development

The following resources share strategies for parents to support their child's literacy development at home.

Nebraska READS: Nebraska READS provides tools and resources to support high quality literacy instruction for all Nebraska students. The initiative highlights policies, procedures, and practices that guide the selection and implementation of literacy practices and evidence-based interventions, and assists districts as they build family, community, and school partnerships to help students become successful readers, setting them up to learn, graduate, and succeed. 

Reading Rockets:  Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

ReadWriteThink: ReadWriteThink's mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

 

PTA/PTO, Booster Clubs

Parents play an active role in their child's education journey. We are pleased each of our schools have a PTA, PTO or Booster Club parents can join to help support students and GIPS staff. For information about your child's school's parent organization, contact the school principal.

Media Inquiries
Jack Sheard, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1127
Grand Island Public Schools
123 South Webb Road
Grand Island, NE 68802
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.

Parents


At Grand Island Public Schools we strive to make sure parents are involved with their student's education. To assist this process, we provide a number of online resources.  

APPROVED APPS LIST

Students have access to many valuable online digital resources.  At the time of review, the following list of resources met district criteria deeming them curricularly aligned and safe for student use. Vendors may change their Terms of Service and Privacy Policies; therefore, approval statuses are subject to change.

Social Studies

GIPS follows the Nebraska Department of Education's Nebraska Social Studies Standards.  As per the Nebraska State Board of Education, "the purpose of the Nebraska Social Studies Standards is to teach our children to become young patriots who have an intellectual understanding of the genius of our country's founding principles and who feel an emotional connection to our nation.  Achieving this purpose requires teaching Nebraska students to become responsible citizens who are prepared to preserve, protect and defend freedom and democracy in our nation and in the world." For the full transcript, follow the link below.

Child literacy development

The following resources share strategies for parents to support their child's literacy development at home.

Nebraska READS: Nebraska READS provides tools and resources to support high quality literacy instruction for all Nebraska students. The initiative highlights policies, procedures, and practices that guide the selection and implementation of literacy practices and evidence-based interventions, and assists districts as they build family, community, and school partnerships to help students become successful readers, setting them up to learn, graduate, and succeed. 

Reading Rockets:  Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

ReadWriteThink: ReadWriteThink's mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

 

PTA/PTO, Booster Clubs

Parents play an active role in their child's education journey. We are pleased each of our schools have a PTA, PTO or Booster Club parents can join to help support students and GIPS staff. For information about your child's school's parent organization, contact the school principal.

Media Inquiries
Jack Sheard, Marketing & Communications
308-385-5900 Ext. 1127
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