Welcome to

Gier Park School

 PreK-3   Home of the Giraffes

Our Mission is to create a school climate in which all students will develop a positive self image, become self directed learners, master grade level skills and objectives, engage in higher order thinking skills, and demonstrate being responsible citizens.

Gier Park specializes in developmental reading strategies, anchored in the common core. We take struggling readers, providing additional differentiated support, and building confident readers. Students at Gier Park receive balanced literacy in a dynamic small group setting from highly qualified teachers.

 

  • Great Start Readiness Program(PreK
  • PreK to K Transition Days
  • Moving Up Days, Family Fun Nights, Curriculum Nights
  • Classroom to Classroom Reading Buddies, REM:  Reading EVERY Month, and Read to Succeed
  • 1 to 1 Tutoring & Assessment and Push-In Resource Teacher
  • Computer Lab, laptop cart, iPads in the classroom
  • Junior Achievement

 

  • HUGs:  Check In/Check Out Program 
  • Bucket Fillers Weekly Drawing 
  • Student Leadership Board

 

  • Technology in every classroom.
  • Community Partnerships that support our teachers, students and greater Gier Park community 
  • Building Healthy Communities Grant and Healthy Kids Club after school program. 
  • “Giraffe Days” offering fun activities centered around life skills - cooking, crafting, and social interaction.
  • Full-time volunteers supporting our teachers and students with experienced instruction and supervision within the classroom setting.
  • Healthy Kids Club
  • Weekend Survival Kit

 

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  • 30 Nov
    • (PCAC) Parent Community Advisory Council Meeting
      Date: Nov 30
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Dr. Halik Center 4200 Wainwright Ave. Lansing, MI 48911
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Gier Park School Calendar

      Free dinner and childcare will be provided.

      The conversation will focus on Parent Voices / PCAC Officer Elections.

      The full PCAC calendar can be found on our website at www.lansingschools.net/pcac

  • 14 Dec
    • (PCAC) Parent Community Advisory Council Meeting
      Date: Dec 14
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Alfreda Schmidt Southside Community Center 5825 Wise Rd, Lansing, MI 48911
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Gier Park School Calendar

      Free dinner and childcare will be provided.

      The conversation will focus on Community Resources / District Programs and Resources.

      The full PCAC calendar can be found on our website at www.lansingschools.net/pcac

  • 26 Dec
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  • 28 Dec

RIF Announces: "A Year With Frog and Toad: The Musical" at the Riverwalk Theatre--Dec. 14

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Superintendent's Weekly Newsletter

Superintendent's Weekly Newsletter

11,500 Enrollment by 2025
85% Graduation Rate by 2025
90% Attendance by 2025

Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment

What is Title IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

PDF DocumentSexual Misconduct Policy
PDF DocumentSeptember 30, 2020 - Clark Hill Power Point Presentation
PDF DocumentTitle IX Grievance Procedures
PDF DocumentInvestigation Procedures A to Z - November 2, 2020


Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:

 

Darin Walter
Title IX Coordinator
darin.walter@lansingschools.net
(517)755-2037
Erin Miracle
Title IX Compliance Officer
erin.miracle@lansingschools.net
(517)755-2010
   

PDF DocumentHelp Hotline Phone Numbers


Title IX concerns can also be mailed to:
Lansing School District
519 West Kalamazoo
Lansing, MI 48933