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Falcon Volleyball at NLS (9/27)

Ticket link for Volleyball on September 27th NLS vs ACGC.
Please note: Online ticket sales only, NO CASH tickets sales at the gate and NL-S does charge for 9th grade volleyball games.
newlondonspicerschooldist345.ticketspice.com/nl-s-volleyball-tickets-vs-acgc-september-27-2021

Livestream link for the JV/Varsity volleyball games. No livestream for 9th grade/C-squad games.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCufWwWl_lBnDaHqtkyHS5wQ



Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute $10-$50 toward the purchase price. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.


Starting May 12, eligible households will be able to enroll in the program to receive a monthly discount off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting GetEmergencyBroadband.org.

More information found here www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.



Letter Jacket Order Information

The Varsity Letter represents long hard days of practice, study, the challenging and exhilarating contest, sportsmanship, citizenship, and talent. It represents the unselfish faithfulness to the team while in pursuit of the goal to do your best. It symbolizes cherished memories of experiences with teammates, opponents, coaches, teachers, and parents. Those who earn our Varsity Letter are reflections of the ideals and spirit of our school. The letter is a perpetual reminder of the inspiration, leadership, and pride embedded in what it means to be a Varsity Letter Winner.

Now is your chance to order your official ACGC FALCONS letterman's jacket. The jacket price begins at $184.95 and includes the school letter, graduation year, embroidered mascot name (on back) and embroidered name (on front)! Additional upgrades available when completing order form below.
Order Here



Sports Announcement for 9/16/21

The JV football team has added a game to their schedule.  They will be traveling to Kimball on Sept. 27th.  Game time is 5:00



ACGC Community Choir

Do you like singing? Do you enjoy a strong sense of community? Do you enjoy making music with others? We are holding an informational meeting to see what the future of an ACGC Community Choir could hold. We are looking for members who are currently entering grade nine through 110 years of age. Singing is a lifelong activity and we would like to create that opportunity for you! If you are interested, please fill out this form so that we can make this the best experience possible for you.

Sign Up Here!



Student Transportation Requests

Dayton's Bus Service Transporation request forms can be found at: www.daytonsbus.com/new-students-transportation



Apply for Educational Benefits

Your child(ren) may qualify for additional benefits such as reduced fees or the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) which is a federal temporary emergency nutrition benefit that is loaded onto electronic cards for families to purchase food. At public schools, your application also helps the school qualify for education funds and discounts. More info...

To apply:

Method 1:

  • Login to JMC Parent Portal
  • Click "Register for 2021/2022"
  • Click "Meal Application"
  • Fill out the form

Method 2: Download and fill out: 2021-22 Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Return your completed Application for Educational Benefits to:
  ACGC Public Schools
  Attn: Jana Hald
  27250 MN St. Hwy 4
  Grove City, MN 56243



Daily Schedules

Atwater PreK - 4
8:00 am – 3:45 pm
Grove City 5-12
7:45 am – 3:30 pm

INNOVATION Thrives here at ACGC!

Thank you for visiting our website.

We are a school that offers:

  • Personal and caring staff who are committed to each student.
  • High expectations of our learners, raising each of them to rigorous units of study.
  • Individualized attention to student academic needs for adaptations and interventions.

At ACGC, we pay close attention to creating a safe and welcoming environment where students become successful socially and academically. Each day students have opportunities throughout their education careers from early learning school through our high school which offers college course work through both the University of Minnesota and Southwest Minnnesota State University.

At Atwater Cosmos Grove City Public Schools we believe:

  • School promotes a supportive educational environment where every person has dignity and worth.
  • School will provide experiences which allow the student to realize his/her fullest potential.
  • Learning is a life-long skill.
  • Students, staff, parents and community members working together are our most important strength in making our school district successful.
  • Every student should be prepared to be a productive citizen in a global society because our children are our future.

Please contact one of our administrative team if you have questions about selecting ACGC for your child's education.

Nels Onstad
OnstadN@acgcfalcons.org
320-244-4712
Superintendent
Robin Wall
WallR@acgcfalcons.org
320-244-4677
5-12 Principal and District Assessment Coordinator
Kodi Goracke
GorackeK@acgcfalcons.org
320-244-4686
Elementary Pre-K to Grade 4 Principal and Title I Coordinator

We would be happy to answer any questions about how ACGC Innovates.

ACGC Public Schools
Strategic Plan: 2021-2026

BELIEF STATEMENTS
  1. We believe all students learning when they feel valued, safe, heard, and accepted.
  2. We believe school will provide opportunities allowing students to realize their full potential.
  3. We believe all students deserve an equitable educational experience.
  4. We believe in managing district resources responsibly and effectively.
  5. We believe all students should be equipped to be engaged members of a diverse and global society.
  6. We believe education is a shared responsibility of students, staff, families, and community.
  7. We believe learning is lifelong.
MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission of ACGC Public Schools is:
To work in partnership with our community to cultivate innovative learners while developing values necessary to soar in a diverse society.

VISION STATEMENT
ACGC – Engaging and inspiring learner to soar.

FOCUS AREA GOALS OBJECTIVE
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT 1. Achieve the goals of World’s Best Workforce (WBWF) for all students in the school district. 1.1. Annually evaluate the success of meeting the five goals of the WBWF:
  • All students are kindergarten ready;
  • All students reading at grade level by third grade.
  • Closing the achievement gap for identified student groups;
  • All students graduating career and college ready, and
  • All students graduating on time.
2. Provide a viable curriculum and educational experience for all students. 2.1. By July 1, 2022, develop a PK-12 curriculum review cycle.
2.2. By July 1, 2022, utilize data to identify areas of strength and opportunities for growth.
2.3. By July 1, 2023, develop a district wide cultural competence inclusivity plan.
2.4. By July 1, 2024, MCA Scores at or above state average in science, reading and math.
2.5. By July 1, 2026, implement a well-rounded and diverse curriculum. Including an increased opportunity for CTE, Arts, and Social Emotional Learning.
STUDENT/STAFF SUPPORT 3. Provide high-quality learning opportunities. 3.1. By July 1, 2022, engage staff to create a comprehensive professional development plan.
3.2. By July 1, 2026, create and maintain a safe, supportive, inclusive, and welcome learning environment for all students and staff.
3.3. By July 1, 2026, develop a support system for at-risk students including chemical dependency, mental health, attendance, etc.
COMMUNICATION/OUTREACH/MARKETING 4. Develop a multifaceted process for effectively sharing and receiving information. 4.1. By July 1, 2023, create and maintain a multilingual communication hub including website redesign, social media presence, school publications, and district communication.
4.2. By July 1, 2025, promote consistent messaging to all ACGC residents and enrolled students.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 5. Provide a quality educational experience while effectively managing district resources. 5.1. By July 1, 2021, continue to utilize 4-day week.
5.2. By July 1, 2022, invest in staff with professional development opportunities which align with the district’s vision and curriculum.
5.3. By July 1, 2022, adhere to the District Fund Balance Policy.
5.4. By July 1, 2022, maintain facilities and other physical resources utilizing a comprehensive 10-year plan.
5.5. By July 1, 2023, develop a 5-year financial plan.