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Communications

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Our Goal:

We're all about creating a positive school environment at the Garfield Re-2 School District! We work hard to build strong relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community. By fostering trust, togetherness, and understanding, we make sure everyone feels supported and connected. It's all about making Garfield Re-2 School District an amazing place to learn and grow!



The Communications Department supports the following objectives:
 

  • Maintain an effective two-way communication system between the School District and its stakeholders;
  • Distribute accurate, timely information about School District policies, programs, procedures, achievements, decisions and critical issues;

  • Eliminate rumors and misinformation; and

  • Promote and encourage feedback, suggestions and ideas from the community and staff members with programs and practices.

Stay Connected

Garfield Re-2 uses School Messenger Mass Notification to send messages to parents and staff.

Please be sure that your contact information is updated with your school secretary and/or through the online registration portal at the beginning of the year.

If you're a community member without children in Garfield Re-2 schools, you can sign up to be on our email list. We regularly send news and information to the greater community, and ask for your input.

Quick Links

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Theresa Hamilton
Communications Director
(970) 665-7621(o)
(970) 366-6683 (c)
thamilton@garfieldre2.net


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    Garfield Re-2 School District is offering free meals to children 18-years and younger Monday - Thursday, June 3 through July 26, 202. This is a program through the USDA Summer Nutrition Program. In addition to lunch, students are able to receive a bagged cold breakfast for the following morning. Federal rules require children to eat lunch on site and children can participate in a variety of activities on most days at the meal locations. Meals can be picked up at the locations and times below Monday through Thursday. All sites will be closed on July 4.

    Group photo of the Garfield Re-2 School Board standing in front of a sign that reads: Believe

    At the May 22, 2024 school board meeting, the Board unanimously voted to approve an overall six-percent raise for teachers and staff amounting to a $2.573 million investment in Garfield Re-2 employees for the 2024-25 school year. The pay raise includes a four-percent increase to the base rate of all teaching and classified positions as well as provide a two-percent step increase, bringing the total increase to six percent overall. Administrators will not see an increase to their base rate of pay, and will receive the two-percent increase in salary for the next school year.