Update on Post-Bond Survey Results and Board Meeting Discussions

Please see the attached letter from Superintendent Dandy Stevens: Letter from Superintendent Re Bond ENG SS Letter from Superintendent Re Bond SPAN SS   Here is the slide presentation from Patinkin Research Strategies that was shared at the Sept. 21 Board Meeting: DF.Gervais.StrategicAnalysis.BoardMeeting.091923   Here is the recording of the Sept. 21 Board Meeting:

Important Meeting this Thursday, Sept. 21

Dear Parents and Community Members, I wanted to invite you to attend either in person or via zoom this Thursday night’s school board meeting. During the board’s discussion items, they are slated to receive a presentation from a polling research firm that has results from a July survey they conducted. What is especially important about […]

FYI for Community Members

Dear Families of the Gervais School District, It has come to our attention that there may be an individual going door-to-door selling children’s books. It has been reported that he may be presenting himself as someone from the Gervais School District or representing the school district. Please be advised that this is not the case. […]

Voter Survey

Dear Community Members, This week the district will launch a telephone polling campaign designed to gather feedback and information in relation to how voters feel about many topics involving the school district including the most recent bond attempt during the May 2023 election. This will be an 18-minute survey offered in either English or Spanish. […]

Explanation of “Miscellaneous Projects” in Bond Project List

Dear Gervais Community Members, There have been some specific questions about one component of the bond project list under “Miscellaneous Projects.” People are asking for clarification on what this loan was used for and why the voters are being asked to pay for it now. History In 2013, after several failed bond attempts, the Gervais […]

District Files Lawsuit Against Social Media Platforms

Gervais Social Media Complaint   Dear Gervais Community Members, On Thursday, March 30, 2023, the Gervais School District filed a lawsuit against several social media giants. The body of the complaint is attached and posted on the school district’s website. In the last year, many of us have observed employees or former employees of various […]

Information Regarding the Lockout on Feb. 15

Dear Parents and Community Members, Wednesday, February 15th,  at 7:55 a.m. the Gervais Police Department notified me they were dealing with a situation involving a citizen near the middle and high school campuses. Because of the nature of the situation, I determined the best course of action was to place both buildings in “lockout” until […]

Lockout Lifted – Feb. 15

The lockout is now lifted.  Gervais Police has resolved the situation.  More information will be communicated shortly.

GHS and GMS in Lockout Feb. 15

After speaking with Gervais PD and out of an abundance of caution, the middle and high school buildings are in lockout mode.  This means students are still attending classes but no one is allowed in or out of the buildings.  There is no immediate threat to any school.