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Join the Granite City Police Department
and the Granite City School District
for a Parents Guide to Cyber Bullying and Social Networks Seminar ....
This is held on
Monday October 7, 2019 at 6:30pm
at the GCHS PAC




The Excellence in Education Grants for Teachers Program Awards $36,500 in Grant Money

The Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation (IRTAF) awards $36,500 in grant money to several public school educators (Pre-K through 12) statewide.  IRTAF is affiliated with the Illinois Retired Teachers Association, a lobbying group for retired educators, with a current membership of over 38,500.  On September 30, 2019, Jennifer Connolly was awarded his/her IRTAF grant check.  Below, you will find more information on the winner, along with his/her school, the amount of the award, IRTA Area.

For more information on this please click Read More.


Special Board of Education Meeting
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meeting to be held on
Monday, September 30, 2019,
at 6:30 pm. 




****UPDATE September 4, 2019***
Dear Granite City High School Parents and Guardians
The following is an update on the start of High School
Freshman walk through will be held 
Thursday, September 5, 2019 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm.
Student Attendance will begin 
Friday September 6, 2019 
Thank you for your continued patience

GCSD9 Administration.


Message 8th Grade Meet the Teacher event scheduled for this evening has been canceled

The 8th Grade Meet the Teacher event scheduled for this evening has been canceled due to the inclement weather event that took place on Monday.  Unfortunately this event will not be rescheduled.

Freshman/New Student Orientation
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August 13, 2019 at
6:30pm to 8:30pm 


Please be advised


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Norfolk and Southern Railroad will be closing the railroad tracks at

W. Pontoon and Missouri Ave. from
8:00 am Tuesday, Aug. 13th until
Thursday, Aug. 15th at 3:00 pm

for much needed repairs. Detour signs will be in place but please plan accordingly and choose alternate routes. 
Please share with your friends since this will affect first day of school routes for some.


Student Services Department





Registration and/or New Enrollments
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Registration will be CLOSED
August 13th from 7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Please note there will be no 2 day registration at the High School
as we have had open Registration and New Enrollment all summer at the
Board of Education at 3200 Maryville Road

Visit anytime!


Special Board of Education Meeting

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Special Board of Education Meeting 

July 23, 2019 

at 5:00 pm
Located at 3200 Maryville Rd,
Granite City IL 62400





School/Sports Physicals and Vaccinations will be available at our High School Gym 

Date:         September 11, 2019 and September 18, 2019

Location:  Granite City High School Gym

Time:         5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For more information please see the attached FLYERS 


Parents/Guardians please see the Health Expectations on our Website. 


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Dear Parents and Guardians,

The following is an update on the start of school.

Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade, will begin on Monday, August 26, 2019.  Please remember, Prather will be having parent orientation Monday, August 26th.

The Granite City High School will be closed through at least Monday, September 2nd, 2019.  Further updates will be forthcoming.

Thank you for your continued patience.



School Picture Day

Its that time of year again. SCHOOL PICTURES 

School and Dates listed below
please click on READ MORE for that information.


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Dear Parents and Guardians,

Kindergarten and Pre-K orientation will occur on the first day of school, 

Please follow the schedule that you had previously received in the mail. 

We apologize for the inconvenience and will notify you of any changes that may occur.

If you have any questions, please call the Prather Pre-K/Kindergarten Center at 618-451-5823.


Scoliosis and Spinal Screenings


On Tuesday July 9, 2019 Dr Darin of 
Darin Chiropractic will be providing free Screenings
from 9:00am - 2:00pm at the
Granite City Senior High School Parking Lot

First Come First Serve.  Scoliosis Screening



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Eye Thrive 
Mobile Vision Clinic 




District Registration Opens June 3, 2019

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District Registration
2019-2020 School Year

*** Starts June 3, 2019***

Please make sure you have the Correct Documentation if you are making changes for example address.

Registration Requirements 
All Registrations/Enrollments are now done at 3200 Maryville Road
Hours 7:30am - 3:00pm
Any questions please call Student Services at 618.451.5800 opt 1


revised District Calendar

Granite City District Parents/Guardians, Students and Staff,  

Please See the attached Calendars which include updates for the
current 2019-2020 School Year.

IMPORTANT: High School Students will follow a separate calendar, and for (Fall Semester Only) No Late Start Mondays: (Spring Semester) Late Start Monday’s will resume. 


Pre-K through 8th Grade 2019-2020 Calendar


Granite City High School 2019-2020 Calendar


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Citizens Advisory Committee Now forming 
if you are interested in Joining this Committee
Please contact Linda Knogl at Lknoglcac2018@gmail.com

CAC Flyer


At the Board
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Please see the attached "At the Board" from the Board of Education meeting held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Click below to see the

Meeting Minutes 


Calling all Incoming Freshman


"Warriors Step Up"
Summer Program

Warrior Renaissance, NHS, and StuCo have teamed up to offer special activities this summer designed to make you feel part of the Warrior Family.
Please see attached Flyer for more information
Freshman Activities


2019 GCHS Summer Camps

2019 Granite City High
 Summer Camps

Please click on the Flyer for the Dates and Times.
2019 Summer Camps 

If you have any questions please contact the
High School at 618.451.5808 or Email the Coach Directly. 


Granite City Alumni Association

Welcome to the official Alumni Association of all
Granite City Graduates. 

We are excited to have this resource available for our graduates, schools, and community.  From this site you can learn more about our current projects, donate,  share your story, and stay connected with other alumni.  To become a member please visit the website you can choose to between a free or paid membership.

Alumni Association website:  https://www.granitecityalumni.org/


2019-2020 District Calendar
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2019-2020 District Calendar 

Please understand that these Dates are
**Subject to Change**


Are Kindergartners ready

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The BND did an article on the recent study that children are not prepared for Kindergarten.  

One of our own Kindergarten classes was in this wonderful article and shows that Granite City is doing a good job at preparing them.  Then the Police Chief Rich Miller did a letter to the Editor talking about our great programs we have in Granite City to Help Education succeed in Our Town.  

BND article 

Letter to the Editor (Chief Miller)



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For years, Dental Safari comes to every school in our district every year for dental cleanings and fluoride treatments. 
They see any student as long as parent has completed a permission form.
For the families that are interested in utilizing this service please go to the website and fill out that out at, 
click read more: for more information 


Local ACT prep resources