The Curriculum Team’s mission is to prepare all GCS students for the 21st century (impact) through the purposeful
a.) development of engaging, goal-oriented, student-centered, and collaborative learning environment(s)
b) use of technology to learn.
Gowanda Central School is a 1:1 district. Students in grades K-1 are assigned iPads, while students in grades 2-12 have Chromebooks. Students in grades 7-12 take home their devices for educational use. It is the goal of the district to use technology to increase engagement and enhance instruction. Teachers and students are encouraged to use their devices to collaborate and communicate not only with each other but to be global learners.
Gowanda Central School District has free WIFI available that extends to our parking lots and athletic facilities.
- Students and Staff use GCSWIFI ad sign in with your netwiork log in.
- Visitors use GCSGuest and fill in required information.
FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
The FCC has opened the application for the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, which will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. This discount will be available until 6 months after the pandemic has ended, or until the money runs out. Click on this link to be redirected to the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Website
Community WIFI Connections: