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Back to School '22-'23!

July 13, 2022

The ‘22-’23 school year is just around the corner and we’re excited to welcome all new and returning GIPS students to our buildings!  

To kick-off the year with positive momentum, we wanted to share some helpful information on school start times, our new “Dress for Success” policy, school supplies lists, calendars, and more.

All “Back to School” information may be found on the district web-site, HERE.  Feel free to reference this page for calendars, supply lists, and other resources as the first day of school inches closer.

Also available is the new, “Dress for Success”, district dress code update.  English and Spanish printable editions may be found, HERE.  You’re also welcome to review the full, approved Student Appearance Policy on the district web-site, HERE.

School Start Dates will be as follows:

  • First day for grades K, 6 and 9 is Monday, August 15.
    • (Early dismissal: 2 p.m. for Kindergarten; 2:15 p.m. for 6th; 2 p.m. for 9th grade).

  • First day with all students is Tuesday, August 16.
    • (Early dismissals: 2 p.m. for K-5; 2:15 p.m. for 6-8; 2 p.m. for 9-12).

  • August 17: No Kindergarten.
    • Early dismissal for grades 1-12. (2 p.m. for grades 1-5; 2:15 p.m. for grades 6-8; 2 p.m. for grades 9-12).

  • Preschool: First day is Wednesday, August 17.
    • 1 hour early dismissal on Aug. 17: (10:20 a.m.; 2:30 p.m.). 
    • Home visits are August 11, 12 and 15.

  • August 18 & 19: Full day for all grades. Normal dismissal.

We can’t wait to see what the ‘22-’23 will bring!  Please feel free to reach out to the district office or your building principals with any questions you have.  We are always happy to provide support.

See you soon!