COVID 19

Governor Phil Murphy issued an executive order on March 9, 2020 that all schools in the State of New Jersey are closed.  Governor Murphy has extended the closure for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. 

The following page has been set up to house information about Gloucester City School Districts response to this Coronavirus emerging situation.  Since the circumstances around the spread of Coronavirus are ever-changing, we will continue to update this page with any new resources that we might be able to provide. 
Any urgent information or significant developments surrounding this issue will continue to be communicated here, through email, and texts. 

The Road Back Committee Information

Tutorials:
CSS - Entrance Desk Shield
GMS - Entrance Desk Shield
GHS - Entrance
Desk Shield


Supply Lists:
All students will be supplied with 1 reuseable faceshield
Alternate facemask for child


Kids Choice Welcome Letter & Guidelines and Safety Procedures

Public Service Videos:
COVID-19 Video from Dr. Vespe 07-31-20
COVID-19 Video from Dr. Vespe 07-24-20

Informational Updates:
Lions Family COVID-19 Letter 07-31-20
Lions Family COVID-19 Letter 07-24-20

2020-21 Pre-K Registration
Flyer - Spanish English
Registration Tutorial Helpful Hints

Virtual Broadcasts

All 2020 Youth Summer Camps are cancelled.
 
Lions Family Resources:
Parent Guidelines
Mental and Emotional Resources
NJ Help Hotlines
Family Essential Assistance
Health Resources


Breakfast and Lunch:
We will hold a Monday Only breakfast and lunch distribution from 11AM-12PM. 
Five days worth of meals will be handed out per student.
REMEMBER your students ID card or number. 
Pop your trunk or lower your back window for the food exchange and everyones safety.

Click here for details: Middle School - Breakfast & Lunch 

Crescent Trailer Park - will have "Grab & Go" lunch and snacks in the front office.

**Modified Grading Procedures**

Athletic Updates:
NJSIAA - 07/22/20 Phase 2
NJSIAA 07/21/20
NJSIAA 07/10/20
Sports Advisory Task Update 07/02/20
NJSIAA 06/22/20

Technology Help:
Computer technician assistance will continue 4 days a week during the summer months, GMS  rear entrance, do not go up on the loading dock, remain on lower level for everyone's safety. Please email technology first, technologyhelp@gcsd.k12.nj.us, so they can troubleshoot remotely, then if that doesn’t work please go to the Middle School during the hours below

Mondays 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Tuesdays through Thursdays 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Friday's the district is closed.

Contact technologyhelp@gcsd.k12.nj.us with any questions or concerns. Technology Department will be monitoring this account throughout the day.
Chromebook Information
Troubletrakker - Technology Help Desk Requests for Staff
PowerSchool Support Email for Parents and Students

Scanning documents using Notes App

How to opt in for district text messages? 
Information about receiving text messages from the school district
Información para recibir mensajes de texto del distrito escolar

Useful links:
Center for Disease Control
New Jersey Department of Health
Department of Education
Comcast Offer - Staying Connected
Emergency Response Resource Directory


Special Education and Related Services:
Speech & Counseling Services - Consent Letter

Administration Contacts:

 Name School Phone Email
Crag Speechley Cold Springs Principal X3152 cspeechley@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Kate Kearney Cold Springs Assistant Principal X3248 kkearney@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Joe DiPatri Cold Springs Assistant Principal X3154  jdipatri@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Bill O'Kane Director of Early Childhood X3261  wokane@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Jennifer Holmstrom Middle School Principal X4009  jholmstrom@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Norell Gursik Middle School Assistant Principal X4041  ngursik@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Sarah Foley Middle School Assistant Principal X4053  sfoley@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Sean Gorman High School Principal X1514  sgorman@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Sarah Finley High School Assistant Principal X1512  sfinley@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Dr. Kristen Kellogg Athletic Director X1506  kkellogg@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Janet Kauffmann Director of Technology X1542  jkauffmann@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Dr. Liz Curry Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum X1703  lcurry@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Eliza Rawley Director of Special Services X2168  erawley@gcsd.k12.nj.us
Dr. Dennis Vespe Superintendent X2166  dvespe@gcsd.k12.nj.us