The Board of Trustees continues its efforts to make the budget setting process a transparent and community-based effort. To that end, the following community meetings have been scheduled. All are 5:30-7:00 pm and are at Paris Gibson Education Center, 2400 Central Ave. Please mark your calendars to join us:

   • Tuesday, February 2: Macro Budget & Fund Balance Presentation
      02-02-2016 Agenda
      02-02-2016 PowerPoint

   • Wednesday, February 17: State/Federal Revenue Projections; GFPS Expense Projections
   • Thursday, March 3: Final Review of Revenue & Expenses; Community Input
   • Thursday, March 10: Budget Recommendations & Proposals; Community Input

The Board will take formal action on recommendations at the regularly scheduled Board meeting on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the District Office Building, 1100 4th St. S.

General school budgeting information, Budgeting 101, can be found at this website:

Budgeting information from previous years can be found here:

Visions Newsletter

The Visions Newsletter is designed to help parents stay current with the classroom and other activities that the counselors in the high schools have scheduled for all students to help them in their planning for high school and beyond.

To view the Spring Visions Newsletter click here.

STEAM Expo 2016!

Dear Parents/Guardians,
• Is your child interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Math?
• The STEAM Expo being held April 2, 2016 is a wonderful opportunity for your child to showcase her/his talents in exploration and research.
• If you are interested in supporting your child with this opportunity, please attend one of the following informational meetings where you will learn what STEAM is, project ideas, guidelines and expectations, how to register, and more.

January 26 or March 1
District Office Building in the Birch/Cedar Conference Room
6-7 PM

Questions? Call Shelly Kelly @ 268-6037 or email shelly_kelly [at] gfps [dot] k12 [dot] mt [dot] us
If your child already has a project idea please register his/her project at:

School District Trustee Filing Timeline

There are currently three, three-year terms on the District School Board that are expiring. Any individuals who are interested in running must file a Declaration of Intent and Oath of Candidacy with the County Elections Office. This office is located at 325 2nd Ave North, Great Falls. The filing date to do this is December 10, 2015 through March 24th, 2016. Candidates must report campaign expenditures to the Montana Commissioner of Political Practices.


Information About School Closure Protocols

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New Feature: Tammy's Top Ten on Tuesday


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Good Apple Awards

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Bus Information

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