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MERRY CHRISTMAS ALL!

Pictured: Abbee Holman (left), this years Christmas Card Contest Winner, with Superintendent Tracy Davis as she accepts her prize, a new Kindle Fire 7. Merry Christmas from Garfield County School District With Christmas season upon us, the school district held their annual Christmas card contest for district students. After sorting through 145 entries, the school board selected their final drawing.  This year’s winner is Abigail Holman, an 8th grade student at Panguitch Middle School.  Abbee is the daughter of Kelly and Joann Holman. Each year the district selects a student winner whose artwork is the centerpiece of the district Christmas card.  These cards are sent to all school districts in Utah as well as all employees and community partners.  Abbee received as her prize a new Kindle FIRE 7 to reward her efforts. We would like to congratulate Abbee as this year’s Christmas card winner for this holiday…
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Superintendent’s Corner

Pictured: Bruce Williams, the new GCSD Business Administrator. Garfield County School District is excited to announce the hiring of Bruce Williams as the district's new Business Administrator (BA).  Bruce comes to us with plenty of public education experience.  Almost his entire career has been spent in education finance serving in three districts as the BA and also at the Utah State Board of Education as an Associate Superintendent of Business and Operations.  Bruce also has several years in the banking industry serving as an investment banker and also in public finance.  Bruce has been an adjunct professor at Utah State University where he has taught school finance. Bruce has a Bachelor Degree from Weber State University in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Utah.  Mr. Williams currently lives in Kaysville; however, he and his wife, Jamie, plan to relocate…
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Superintendent’s Corner

Our Schools Now            Prior to April 15 of last spring, you were more than likely approached by someone to support the Our Schools Now ballot initiative.  Supporters were on a movement to secure 113,000 Utah signatures, so it could be placed on the 2018 ballot.            So what is Our Schools Now?  The movement started in the spring of 2017 when Utah’s most successful business leaders, along with highly-accomplished classroom teachers, filed the Teacher and Student Success Act with the Lt. Governor, officially launching the Our Schools Now initiative.           Proponents of the initiative stated “We must invest in the education of Utah’s children now by investing in teachers, classroom support, technology, early learning, and other proven drivers of student achievement. This initiative will increase funding for public education, higher education, and technical colleges by close to $1,000 per…
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Garfield School District Mission:

  • Provide a Positive Learning Environment

  • Support Academic Excellence

  • Encourage Parent and Community Involvement

  • Ensure Fiscal Responsibility and Transparency

Our Schools

Panguitch High School
Panguitch High School
Bryce Valley High School
Bryce Valley High School
Escalante High School
Antimony Elementary School
Antimony Elementary
Bryce Valley Elementary
Bryce Valley Elementary
Boulder Elementary School
Boulder Elementary
Escalante Elementary School
Escalante Elementary
Panguitch Middle School
Panguitch Elementary School
Panguitch Elementary School