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May 20, 2021

Dear Patrons, Staff, and Students,                                                                                      

We are so grateful for the efforts of everyone involved with our schools in making this 2020-21 school year successful and being able to finish the entire school year without having to go entirely online or close our doors. We appreciate the efforts and dedication of our EDUCATORS and their sacrifice in putting themselves on the line every day.  We appreciate the parents and students and all the sacrifices that have taken place this year in following safety protocols and helping protect each other.  

Many states around us and throughout the United States didn’t have the normalcy that we were afforded.  Many states were online and didn’t allow extracurricular activities to take place this year.  Thank you for all your understanding and support. 

We understand that the mask mandate has been polarizing but are grateful that COVID seems to be slowing down.  According to Governor Cox’s update and the public health order, as of Monday, May 24th, masks will no longer be required in South Sanpete schools.  This will apply to buses, activities, classrooms, and all school functions. This change will also be in effect for any summer school programs and activities and moving forward.  Any individual that wishes to continue wearing a mask is welcome to do so.  

HB 1007 passed in a special Legislative session yesterday and, South Sanpete School District will adhere to it.   For next school year, 2021-22 HB 1007 states, “a school may not require an individual to wear a face-covering to attend or participate in in-person instruction, LEA-sponsored athletics, or another LEA-sponsored extracurricular activity, or in any other place on the campus of a school or school facility after the end of the 2020-2021 school year.” In the future, if there is an outbreak that surpasses thresholds, the health department will determine mask requirements.

Once again, we are grateful for the South Sanpete School District schools remaining open all year and your efforts in making that happen.  Please continue to be safe and have a FANTASTIC summer.      


Ralph C Squire Superintendent 

South Sanpete School District


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Student registration

Power School will be available on August 1st  for you to log in and complete/edit your student/s online registration. Please complete registration as soon as possible. All registrations need to be completed by August 31, 2020. Registration works better on a computer or iPad.  If you need access to a computer or iPad, please stop by the office between 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. We are happy to help you. 

Please follow the instructions below to complete registration:

  • Log into the South Sanpete School Website      www.ssanpete.org
  • Click on the link on the right sidebar that says: PowerSchool Login 
  • Log into your PowerSchool account. If you forgot your login information and need help           contact the office. 435-528-7880
  •  Click on the left side that says online registration    
  •  Click on your student’s name and complete their registration
  •  Complete all pages of registration.
  •  The last page will be shaded red, be sure to type your name and check the box before  submitting   (See below)


Community Council

The duties of the Gunnison Valley Elementary Community Council are to advise and make recommendations to the school, school district administrators and the South Sanpete School Board regarding our school and our programs, district programs, and other issues relating to the environment of the school. The Community Council has six members; four parents, one teacher, and the principal.  Membership on the Community Council is limited to parents of children who will be enrolled in Gunnison Valley Elementary School. You can find more information on the website ssanpete.org. Look under schools, Gunnison Valley Elementary, Parent Involvement. 

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