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Back to School

Open House: Wednesday, August 24th between 4:30pm-7:00pm

Student Breakfast/Lunch: The federal waivers that allowed districts to serve breakfast and lunch for free to all students have ended.

All parents, regardless of income, are encouraged to fill out the meal benefits application, because this information is used for other purposes, including EBT benefits and Title I designations.

To fill out the application, go to To find out if you qualify, click here.

Volunteer/Field Trip Info: Find out how you can help students and schools have a successful year here. Please note that in order to attend field trips throughout the year, you must be registered as a GCS volunteer at Southern Elementary. Your registration must be updated each year with your child's current school and grade level. If you need assistance, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Sarah Chrisman, at or 336-674-4325.

For more information, see the Back to School Guide on the GCS website.  

Still have questions? Contact our front office at 336-674-4325.