Back to School-Let's Get Ready


Online Registration is now available on Skyward Family Access. The registration process is simply completing and submitting the online forms. Forms are located under your student(s) name in Family Access.

  • Login to Skyward Family Access (Use the updated link by clicking here)

  • Fill out the forms that are titled, "NEW", and highlighted green for each student

  • Registration is complete when each form is submitted

Online form screenshot

If you previously completed registration before the Skyward upgrade, you do not need to complete the online forms.

The Skyward app is not available for registration at this time. All registration needs to be completed using the Skyward Family Access link.

August 10


Grades K-12
Bright Futures First Day: August 15

Back to School Events

Meet the Teacher Night
King, Silas and Steele: August 9; 5-6:30 p.m.

Lombard Middle School:
5th Grade Orientation:
August 8; 5:30-7 p.m.
Open House: August 9: 5:30-7 p.m.

Galesburg Junior Senior High School
7th Grade Locker Night:
August 7; 5:30-7 p.m.
All Grade Level Locker Nights:
August 8 and August 9; 5:30-7 p.m.

School Supplies

Galesburg CUSD #205 will provide all supplies necessary for in-classroom assignments. Supplies for specialized courses may be requested with advance notice. Parents/guardians need to provide a backpack, water bottle, and gym shoes for each student.

Breakfast and Lunch Information

All Galesburg CUSD #205 schools are eligible for and provided free breakfast and lunch under the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program. This is done without the collection of household income applications, under the USDA National School Lunch Program.

Additional items may be purchased. Ala Carte items may also be purchased at Galesburg Senior High School.

Cellular Phones and Electronic Devices

Cellular phones or other personal electronic entertainment devices (including but not limited to Bluetooth devices, Airpods, or headphones, etc.) must be powered-off and out-of-sight in District #205 buildings during school hours unless permission is given by the administrator for them to be used for intended purpose. School hours are defined as starting bell to dismissal bell. Student use without building administration approval will result in the device(s) being brought to the school office for pickup. First two offenses, students may pick up at the end of the day. Third and any offense thereafter will result in the parent needing to pick the device(s) up. Any student who chooses to bring these types of devices to school are doing so at his/her own risk.
CUSD #205 assumes no responsibility for lost, damaged, or stolen items.

Dress and Appearance

A student's appearance, including dress and grooming, must not disrupt the educational process, interfere with the maintenance of a positive teaching/learning climate, or compromise reasonable standards of health, safety, and decency (Board Policy 7:160). Restrictions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Student dress (including accessories) may not advertise, promote, picture or display alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, violent behavior, or other inappropriate images, lewd, vulgar, obscene, or offensive language or symbols, including gang symbols.

  • Coats, backpacks (other than school-issued) and sunglasses may not be worn in the building during the school day.

  • Clear backpacks are allowed to be carried at the 9-12 grade level.

  • No head coverings unless for religious reasons or for protective hair covering as approved by the Principal.

  • Student clothing should not show undergarments or excessive skin.

  • Safe and appropriate footwear must be worn at all times.

  • If there is any concern about dress and appearance, the building principal or designee will make the final decision.