McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act

The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act is a federal law that discusses the public education of children and youth in temporary housing. Under McKinney-Vento and state law, students are considered to be in temporary housing if their nighttime residence is not fixed, regular, and adequate. Some examples of temporary housing include:

Sharing the housing of others due to loss of housing, economic hardship or other similar reason

  • Living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, camping grounds

  • Living in emergency or transitional shelters

  • Abandoned in hospitals

  • Living a in public or private place not designed for sleeping

  • Living in cars, parks, abandoned buildings, bus or train
    stations, etc.

  • Migratory living in circumstances described above
    Children and youth in temporary housing can enroll in school without the documents normally needed to enroll. Your school liaison is responsible for ensuring that you receive the education and services that you are guaranteed by law.
    Please contact:
    Nicole Bonan
    Phone: 618-375-7214 EXT.223 E m a i l :

Disclosure of Federal Participation (Stevens Ammendment)

Projects or programs funded in whole or in part with Federal grant money must credit the Federal government for the Federal governments's portion of the financial support.

This web citation informs the public that the use of Federal dollars in Grayville Community Unit School District #1 meets the Stevens Amendment requirement. Staff development opportunities, resource purchases and personnel have been funded in whole or in part with Federal entitlement dollars.


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Student Extracurricular Activity


Any activity outside of the regular school day is considered an extra curricular activity by Grayville CUSD #1.

Students who wish to participate in extra curricular activities must complete a Code of Conduct, which also includes permission to screen for drugs and/or illegal substances. The Code of Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook or obtained through the office or JH or HS AD, coaches and sponsors. Only one Code of Conduct is required for students participating in multiple activities. Please note coaches and sponsors may have additional guidelines and requirements over and above the guidelines and requirements of the Code of Conduct.

For additional information, please contact the JH or HS AD, coaches, or sponsors.

School Reach Contact Information

The School Reach program is a mass messaging system, which allows Grayville CUSD #1 to provide weekly updates and other pertinent information regarding your childs' school and activities by providing a phone call, text and/or email. The system will leave a voicemail if you are unable to answer the call.

SchoolReach has a Smartphone App which allows parents to update contact information quickly and securely using a Smartphone. Parents can also view and replay messages sent by School Reach.

If you do not have a smartphone, and require a change of phone number or email address, please contact the appropriate District office to make changes. It is important to keep us informed of changes so you will receive SchoolReach broadcasts from the district.


Students with disabilities who do not qualify for an individualized education program, as required by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and implementing provisions of the School Code, may qualify for services under Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 if the child (i) has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, (ii) has a record of a physical or mental impairment, or (iii) is regarded as having a physical or mental impairment.

Asbestos Notification Letter

By Emery, Sarah

August 27, 2011

To: Students, Parents, Legal Guardians and Employees

From: Ms. Sarah E. Emery


Date: 2011-2012 School Year

Re: Asbestos Management Plan Availability

Grayville C.U.S.D. #1 Schools

Grayville Community Unit School District #1 is providing information to you concerning the asbestos management plans required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). These plans are available for your review upon request. A copy of the plans for all buildings is located in the Superintendent’s Office, which is located at 728 West North Street, Grayville, Illinois 62844; telephone number (618) 375-7114. Plans for individual schools are located in the main office of each building. The plans can be viewed by any person during normal business hours of the particular school. Interested parties wishing to inquire about the hours and times that the plans are available should call the telephone listed above. The asbestos management plans provide information regarding six month inspections, third year re-inspections and response actions.

Sarah Emery, Superintendent/Principal 7-12



(618) 375-7114


Student Health Records

Health Records (Immunizations/Physicals/Sports Physicals) for students enrolled in Pre-K through 12 are maintained by and can be obtained from:

Jennifer Neal

Grayville Jr/Sr High School

704 West North Street Grayville, IL 62844

618.375.7214 x. 203

Records for students enrolled in grades K through 12 are maintained by and can be obtained from:

Kim Reid

Grayville Jr./Sr. High School

728 West North Street Grayville, IL 62844

618.375.7114 x. 104

Public Records

District Records are maintained and can be obtained by contacting the District FOIA Officer:

Maria Neeley

Grayville C.U.S.D. #1

728 West North Street Grayville, IL 62844

618.375.7114 x. 117

*Please note fees may apply for FOIA requests.