Practice Guidelines for Extra-Curricular Activities on Closed School Days
Travel Status RED (Warning): Travel is restricted to emergency service workers only. Buildings are closed and no events/ athletic practices/or personal are to be in the buildings. The only exception to this is the School Resource Officer, Superintendent of Schools, and Director of Maintenance and his staff when approved by the Superintendent.
Travel Status Orange (Watch): Travel is restricted to; only essential travel, such as, to and from work or in emergency situations.
If GCS is going to allow travel for buildings to be open, employees to come in, or athletic practices to take place this is only at the approval of the Superintendent of Schools.
To assist GCS maintenance workers, facilities will not be opened before 12:00pm allowing crews to clear roadways, parking lots, and sidewalks and must be done by
5:30 pm or sunset (whichever comes first).
**Approval will only be granted by the Superintendent after the schools have been closed for at least one day. If there is an extenuating circumstance that would waive the one day rule then it must be approved by the Superintendent.
Travel Status Yellow (Advisory): Travel Advisory means that routine travel may be restricted and caution should be used while traveling. Practices will be at the discretion of the building principals.
Parking: parking at buildings during winter weather travel status should be limited to the following locations if all parking lots have not been cleared or if precipitation is continuing. The following parking lots and sidewalk areas will be cleared first by the maintenance department. (Note) Big Blue Ave. and Lehman Way are the first roadways to be cleared before parking lots are addressed.
High School – Front parking lot outside Entrance #1
Jr. High - Circle Drive parking area and Teachers parking lot on Central Ave.
Elementary – Back parking lot nearest Exits 7 through 14