News & Announcements

School Picture Day

Dear Parents,

Attached you will find a PDF of our school’s picture day flyer. The PDF is hyperlinked directly to our schools online ordering event. All that needs to be done to go to our online event is to click anywhere on either page of the attached PDF. This will then take you directly to our schools ordering page. You can also access the online ordering portal by going to and entering our schools event password (located on the 2nd page of this PDF). You may also print this order form and attach a check or cash and bring it in on picture day!

Midterm Conference

First Trimester Midterm Conferences will be held on September 30th & October 1st, 2021.

Free meals for students

Reminder: Parents and guardians do not need to pay the costs for school meals this year. Breakfasts and lunches are free to all students.

Now hiring substitute teachers for the 2021-22 school year

The first day of school is on Aug. 19. Apply now to become a substitute teacher and work alongside our education team to support students returning for the new school year. Grand County School District offers flexible hours and a rewarding and engaging work experience. Click the link to apply and get the process started.

Covid Update - Important - Classes Cancelled for High School Sept. 7th - Sept. 10th

GCSD currently has had 10 staff members and 8 students test positive at Grand County High School, and 3 teachers and 4 students test positive at HMK. We are unable to provide substitutes for this many staff members. We will be cancelling school and any after-school activities for Grand County High School next week from Tuesday, Sept. 7-10. All athletics and/or after-school events both on and off campus are also cancelled. Custodians will be doing a deep cleaning during this time. If we need to cancel classes at Margaret L. Hopkin Middle School or Helen M. Knight Elementary, we will send out a notification of that in a later message. The Health Department, Moab Regional Hospital, County Commission, and Grand County School District is putting in place a mandatory mask mandate beginning next Wednesday, Sept. 8 for PreK-12 for 30 days. This includes all students, staff, volunteers, and parents, regardless of vaccination. Grand County High School will resume classes on Monday, Sept. 13.

K-6 mask mandate announced

Please click the link for more information. Link:

Back to School Night

Our team at Margaret L. Hopkin Middle School is excited to invite you to our back to school night on August 26th. Students are invited to attend with their parents from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm as they rotate through a shortened bell schedule and meet each teacher. Members of the community are then welcome to come and tour the building from 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm.

See you then!

Principal J. Olson
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