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Great Northern School District

Welcome to Great Northern School District


Remote Online Learning Daily Schedules can be found in the "Classrooms" tab above. Click your student's teacher's name for more information.

Remote Online Learning sessions begin Wednesday, September 9.

2020-2021 School Reopening

Good afternoon Great Northern families. Today is August 7th and this Jeff Baerwald, new Superintendent for the Great Northern School District.

As you all know, Covid-19 has been challenging for all facets of our community, region, and state. As educators, what we want more than anything is an opportunity to serve our students in a face-to-face model of teaching and learning. However, the recommendation that have been shared this week by the Governor, the Department of Health and the Spokane Regional Health District are not in support of face-to-face education at this time.

As a district, we have to trust in the recommendation of the health professionals and make a decision that is in the best interest of keeping our students, staff, and community safe. In order to ensure that safety, and follow the recommendations of health professionals, I will be recommending to the Great Northern School Board that we adopt a reopening plan that starts the school year remotely with online learning.

Please know that it is our intent to bring students back into the classroom as soon as our local health jurisdiction indicates it is safe to do so. In the meantime, please know that more communication will be coming your way about how our remote learning will be delivered.

We look forward to working with you as we remotely launch the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Be well and enjoy the rest of your summer!

Upcoming dates:


Wednesday, September 23: GNSD Board Meeting - Agenda

All Board meetings are remote access only. Please click the Agenda above, for access information.


Stay safe and healthy!

For 2020-2021 Registration information, please click here.

2020-2021 School Calendar - PDF

Immunization Requirements are changing for 2020-2021. Please click 'Health and Wellness' under 'Parents/Students' in the tabs above for additional information.

3115 N. Spotted Road, Spokane, WA 99224 Telephone: (509) 747-7714 FAX: (509) 838-5670