News Release – 2012-13
All students will report for a full day regular session on Monday, August 27, 2012 with schedules as follows: High School, grades 7-12 from 7:50 a.m. to 2:54 p.m. and Elementary School, grades K-6 from 8:55 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. All students attending the GACTC should report to the high school bus port at 7:30 a.m. on August 28th.
Starts at 6:40 a.m. at
Bus #24: GreaterAltoona Career & Technology Center (Vo-Tech) students will
8:15 a.m. Arrive at Greater
10:45 a.m. Will leave CTC from morning session
11:20 a.m. Arrive at High School busport in time to eat regular lunch at cafeteria
All cash school cafeteria lunch prices: Elementary - $1.60; Secondary $1.85; Adults -$2.75; and milk prices - .35 for white and chocolate milk when purchased separately. Children of families whose income falls below the federal guidelines are eligible for free or reduced lunches. Applications will be distributed during the first week of school.
Elementary students will again be offered a Breakfast Program. Bus students eating breakfast will be served upon arrival at school and walkers will be served at 8:35 a.m. Walkers not eating breakfast are to report at the regular time. Prices are: Regular - .95; free and reduced priced breakfasts are available to those students who qualify (.30). This program will begin the first day ofschool.
For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Linda K. Smith, Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator at the
The district offers the following services:
Learning Support, Speech Support, Gifted Services, Emotional Support, Transitional Services and Psychological Services:
Intermediate Unit Services
Hearing Impaired and Life Skills Support
No Child Left Behind (NCLB):
The new Federal education legislation, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requires that all schools have a Report Card. In
This information can be found on the PDE website at www.pde.state.pa.us
As per State law, the district has implemented an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Management Policy for managing insects, rodents and weeds. The IPM Coordinator is Glenn Kagarise, who evaluates any cited problems. If it is necessary to use pesticides, only those regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency will be used. A notice will be posted 72 hours prior to the application.
Parents wishing to be notified about specific pesticide applications should request, in writing, to be placed on the district’s Notification Registry.