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Gothenburg Public Schools has an immediate opening for a special education para.  Applications may be picked up in the district office.  Questions may be directed to Teresa Schneider, Special Education Director (308) 537-3651 ext. 2242.


Gothenburg Public Schools is now accepting preschool applications for the 2020-2021 school year.  Application deadline is March 31st.  Your child must turn 4 on or before July 31st, 2020 to be eligible.  Applications can be picked up at the Dudley Elementary office or mailed to you by calling 308-537-3651 ext. 2.


Gothenburg Public Schools is making a slight change to our schedule the week of Parent Teacher Conferences due to multiple activity conflicts. 

Tuesday, February 4th 

  • 2:30 pm dismissal for students
  • Parent Teacher Conferences 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, February 5th

  • Regular school day

Thursday, February 6th

  • Regular school day

Friday, February 7th

  • No School
  • Parent Teacher Conferences 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Thank you for your flexibility so that we can accommodate teacher, parent, and student schedules.


The 2019-2020 yearbooks are on sale now.  You can purchase your yearbook online by clicking on the picture below or stop by Mrs. Keiser's room and order yours today!

Buy a Yearbook


Interested in helping out  the 2019-2020 Yearbook Team with pictures? Click on the link below and submit your favorite pictures of your team, school activity, etc. Feel free to add pictures throughout the school year.  Access code:  yearbook

Community Upload (Click Here)


New safety and security measures have been implemented at Gothenburg Public Schools.  To learn more about what has taken place click here. GPS takes safety and security very seriously and is open to receive comments and suggestions.


Do you want to help feed or support a GPS student? Check out our Lunch Buddies Program by clicking here or by contacting Joni Jacobsen, Food Service Manager at 308-537-3651.


GPS has implemented a new notification system called SwiftK12. Notifications may be sent to a cell phone via text message in addition to voice calls. Parents and Guardians: You have the ability to reduce the number of calls you get. Access the SwiftReach/SwiftK12 Alerting in your PowerSchool Parent Portal. Detailed instructions on how to edit your notification preferences can be found by clicking this link to the SwiftK12 Powerschool Instructions. If you do not have a PowerSchool Parent account, contact your child's school to request changes.


Parents and Students!  Do you have the PowerSchool Mobile App? Instructions for setting up access to PowerSchool, including a video, can be found here.


The Parent Portal gives parents & students access to information including attendance, grades, detailed assignment descriptions, school bulletins, and personal messages from the teacher. Please call the appropriate school office to get your child(ren)'s access id and access password. Instructions on how to setup your Parent Portal can be found here.

  • Pick-Up & Drop-Off times are 7:30 am-8:30 am and 3:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Avenue G no longer has angled parking
  • Parents and volunteers may parallel park on Avenue G from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm
  • Parked vehicles will not be allowed in areas noted as pick-up and drop-off locations during pick-up and drop-off times

We strongly recommend picking-up and dropping-off at your youngest child's location. 

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The mission of Gothenburg Public Schools is to prepare all students to become lifelong learners within a positive and innovative learning environment.