Superintendent's Message

Welcome to the Garrard County Schools, where our motto is, “Expect the Best”. This website will help you learn more about our school district and each of our schools. We are happy that you have taken the time to learn more about our district and all that we have to offer our students, staff, and community. Our dedicated staff understands the power in positive relationships between schools, home, and community. Working together, we are developing students who are lifelong learners. With a goal of becoming a high-performing, premier school district in the Commonwealth, we understand the power in valuing and developing our student’s talents and interests. By placing a ...
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School Superintendent Selection Process

The process for electing a superintendent Screening Committee is underway.  By statute,   a committee is to be formed within 30 days of a superintendent vacancy occurring.   This Selection Committee will consist of one board member, one principal, one parent, one classified staff member, and two teachers.  The board member representative is appointed by the Board Chairman.  The principal representative is selected by the principals. The parent representative is selected from parent nominations by the active PTO Presidents.  The classified staff representative is voted upon by paper ballot from nominations.  The two teacher representatives are also voted upon by paper ballot from nominations.

Nominations will be received until 5 pm on Friday, July 8th, 2016.   Voting for the Selection Committee members will take place Wednesday, July 13th at the Board of Education from 10 am to 4 pm.  This will be a paper ballot that does require a sign-in.

Classified staff members may stop in on this day to cast their vote for the classified staff representative.  Teachers (Certified Staff) may stop by to cast their vote for the two teacher representatives.

Parents and district staff have all been notified by phone that nominations for the representatives will close at 5 pm on Friday, July 8th.  Any parent or district staff member can nominate or self-nominate.  You may nominate yourself or someone else by contacting Mindy Morrow at the Board of Education (Phone:  792-3018). 


School and community input are valued, and participation is encouraged in this process.

ROAR Summer Program @ GMS


ROAR Summer Program doing Service Learning Projects at the GEC, Board of ED, and CDR buldings to improve landscaping by pulling weeds and raking mulch.

Corey Keith named Acting Superintendent in Garrard County

Mr. Corey Keith, Assistant Superintendent, has accepted the position as Acting Superintendent of Garrard County. Keith is excited to continue the work that Mr. Paul Mullins began.  Mullins accepted a position as superintendent of Logan County Schools. Keith will take the position of Acting Superintendent on July 1.

All-Area Awards

Baseball Player of the Year:  Phillip Pozzuto     

Phillipp Pozzuto was named The Advocate-Messenger All-Area Player of the Year.  Other Lions being recognized on the 2016 Advocate-Messenger All-Area teams in addition to Pozzuto (Infielder) were Bradley Hammers (Catcher), Brandon Pingleton (Honorable Mention), and Nick Lark (Honorable Mention).

Softball Pitcher of the Year:  Kenlea Norton

Kenlea Norton was named The Advocate-Messenger All-Area Pitcher of the Year.  Other Lady Lions being recognized on the 2016 Advocate Messenger All-Area Teams in addition to Norton (Pitcher) were Sis Logan (Designated Player), Liz Padgett (Infielder), Sam Adams (Outfielder) Chyna Dyehouse (Outfielder), Randa Morris (Catcher), Maddy Day (Honorable Mention), Hailey McCulley (Honorable Mention), and Olivia Saylor (Honorable Mention).

Retirees Recognized at Board Meeting
GCHS: Karen Richardson*Diana Hart, Principal*Barb McGlone
GMS: David Hoskins*Andrew Prickerill, Principal

CDR:  Ann Naylor*Scott Bolin, Principal*Leslie Camic (Not Pictured)

Nancy Holland*Tracy Bottoms, Prinicpal*Rhonda Oliver

PLE:  Larry Sparks, Principal*Leona York*Teresa Riley, Food Services

Congratulations to our retirees - we appreciate your service to Garrard County Schools.



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