Parents/Guardians: Beginning Wednesday, 6/15, report cards will be available to pick up in the front office, however, final student report cards with promotion/retention status will not be ready until state FSA and/or EOC scores are available. States scores are expected to be reported by the end of June. Once scores have been received, a message will be sent to parents to let them know that final report cards are available for pick up. Please remember that student grades are available to view through Skyward.
Parents/Guardians/Students: The School Counselors at BHS work certain hours during the summer months. If you need to reach a school counselor, you may email them at the following emails: Lynette Langford, High School Counseloremail@example.com Xina Leggett, Middle School Counselorfirstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning Wednesday, 6/15, Bell High School's front office will be open for summer hours each Monday through Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The school will be closed the entire week of July 4-8. We hope everyone has a safe and relaxing summer break!
Parents/Guardians-please see information regarding free summer meals.
Good morning. We are pleased to announce that our internet and all of our phone lines have been restored. Therefore, you may contact any school or office at their published numbers. Report cards are currently scheduled to be ready for distribution on June 14 although we are not expecting most state test scores until much later. We hope all of our students, staff, and families have a wonderful summer.
We are currently experiencing an internet and phone outage at GCSD, which includes all of our schools and offices. If you need to reach one of the schools, please call the alternate numbers that follow: Bell Elementary 352-210-6157 Bell High 352-210-6168 Trenton Elementary 352-210-7905 Trenton High 352-339-3639 We will update this message when the internet and regular phone lines are restored. Thank you for your patience!
Farm-Share Drive-Thru Distribution Information-first come, first serve. See flyer for details.
The Tri-County Community Resource Center in Chiefland hosts a variety of free daily services. Please see attached flyer for details.
Parents/Guardians/Students: The Bell High School graduation ceremony is tonight, Thursday, 6/2 at 8:00 PM on the football field. If unable to attend, you can watch the graduation live streamed at the link below. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRyf5NYrld2QMdCwrY2_Itw/featured Congratulations to the Class of 2022! We are very proud of you!
Parents and students: As a reminder, students should not bring backpacks today (Wednesday) through Friday. Also, today through Friday are early release days with students being released at 1:00.
Final exams will be given the week of May 30-June 3; please see final exam schedule. It is very important that students are present next week in order to complete all of their final exams so that grades can be finalized for the 4th 9-weeks. Wednesday, 6/1, Thursday, 6/2, and Friday, 6/3 are early release days with students being released at 1:00. The last day for students in grades 6-11 is Friday, 6/3.
All GCSD schools will be closed on Monday, 5/30 for Memorial Day. We hope everyone takes some time to remember and honor the men and women who perished while serving in the U.S. military. Have a safe weekend!
Congratulations to the following students for taking 1st , 2nd , and 3rd place at the county Farm Bureau Speech Contest Tuesday evening! Their topic was, "Other than food and fiber, how does agriculture impact the community?" 1s Place: Bertha S. 2nd Place: Ashlee T. 3rd Place: Jackson L.
On Tuesday, 5/24, the Gilchrist County Educational Foundation presented a check from Suncoast Credit Union for a Literacy Boost Grant for the libraries of Gilchrist County Schools. Bell High School received $1750!
We are excited to announce that Bell High School's Nicole Shepherd is the 2022 Florida State Champion at High Jump! Nicole jumped 1.65 meters (5.5 feet) and was the only public school athlete out of the 8 other girls high jump finalists. She also medaled in the triple jump at 8th place, jumping 10.55 meters (34 feet, 7 and a half inches) which was her PR (personal record) this year. Nicole has worked hard all season and had a goal of reaching 5.5 feet this year and won regionals jumping at 5.4 feet. Great job, Nicole!
Have you ever looked at small things under a microscope or wondered how plants, microorganisms, and animals are connected? They all are made of cells! Today Mrs. Lindsey’s 6th grade science classes were able to look through microscopes and observe different types of cells, from different organisms.
After reading the article “The Upside to Being Outside”, Mrs. Blumenberg’s students created their own presentations of an outdoor activity that benefits mental and physical health in support of Mental Health Month.
We had a great time at the Special Olympics at BHS on Friday! A huge shoutout to the BHS Life Skills teachers, Criminal Justice Academy, Debate team, Hi-Q team, FFA, FBLA, Student Government and Health Academy for all of their hard work in making this event a success! We would also like to thank the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Department and Bell Baptist Church for their involvement and assistance!
Congratulations to the following students for passing their EKG Technician Certification. They are the first Juniors to take the EKG course and get certified! Sandra L. Vicki L. Emma M. Charlotte R. Congratulations also to Mikayla T. for passing her Certified Patient Care Technician exam! We are so proud of these BHS students!
Mrs. Lindsey’s AP Environmental Science class had their first BHS AP Environmental Science Cookout today and it was a success! Students had been working on their solar ovens for the past month and today they put them into action! On the menu: cheese pizza, French bread pizza, s’mores and the best dish winner, pastrami sandwiches.