January 16, 2018


Please remember that in order to be eligible for severance pay, a retiring teacher must submit a letter of resignation to the Board of Trustees no later than March 1, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., if terminating employment at the end of the second semester.  You are encouraged to forward your letter prior to this date.   You may wish to refer to Article 8.C of the Negotiated Agreement for further information.  Teacher Retirement System must be contacted and an irrevocable election form completed by March 2, 2018 in order to be eligible to deduct additional contributions from termination pay on a tax-deferred basis. The Irrevocable Election Form is available in Human Resources or Teacher’s Retirement website.  The Teacher Retirement System can be reached at 1-866-600-4045.                                                                        Human Resources Office 

Call for PIR Facilitators for the 2018-2019 School Year

Details about 2018-2019 PIR Proposals:
  • The date range is June 2, 2018 – April 30, 2019 (priority will be given to those proposals that take place during first semester).
  • All forms are due by Friday, March 2, 2018.
  • Please be sure to avoid the DD dates (June 14 & Aug 21), any holidays, MEA days, and Wednesdays when scheduling your dates.
  • PIR Sessions can be done as a single 6-hour session, two 3-hour sessions, or three 2-hour sessions.
If you are interested in facilitating or co-facilitating a PIR offering, please use this worksheet to be sure you have all of the information you need. The link to the actual form is at the bottom of the worksheet.
For more information about PIR Facilitator Obligations and Pay, please visit the following link: http://gfps.k12.mt.us/content/pir-help

Retirement Party for Patty Reagor

A New Scrapbook is About to Begin for Patty Reagor!
Come join us to start the first page of this adventure!

January 18th 2018

4:00-5:30 pm
Morningside Elementary Rm. A-1
Please bring any pictures you might have to add to start her scrapbook!  Tea and Cookies will be served.