Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Announcements, May 23, 2013

Summer Learning Connection
If you are interested in participating with your child in our Summer Learning Connection on Wednesdays during the summer, CLICK ON THIS LINK.

School Survey 
Please take time to give us your feedback on our work this year. 

May 27-                  No School (Memorial Day)
May 31-                  PK End of Year Celebration Field trip to Yamboree park
June 3-                   Book Celebration Picnic (This is for students only.)
June 4-                   Kindergarten Graduation will be at the following times:
  • 8:15 a.m. - Windham, Lander, Watson, & Troell homeroom classes
  • 9:45 a.m. - O’Neal, Lopez, Nichols, Bagley, Griffin homeroom classes
Class parties will immediately follow graduation.  Due to fire occupancy code, no more than 2 visitors are allowed in the classroom.
June 5-                   Last day of school.  Early release will begin at 12:30 p.m.                             
End of Year Assemblies and parties will be at the following times:
  • PK & K will NOT have assembly or parties on this day.
  • 1st & 2nd grade
    • 8:30 - Award Ceremony
    • 9:30 - Class Parties
  • 3rd & 4th grade
    • 9:30 - Award Ceremony
    • 10:30 - Class Parties
To ensure that you do not have to wait in line to get your visitor badge, please click the follow link to get the form to request your visitor badge in advance.  Complete the form and send it to school with your child by Friday, May 24.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Summer Learning Connection

Gilmer Elementary values the impact that parent/child relationships have on education.  Join us Wednesdays, this summer, for an opportunity to spend quality time with your child!  Summer Learning Connection is a fun-filled hour and a half activity workshop led by the school counselor, Mrs. Winkler.  This workshop is free and will provide fun and learning for both paretns and children!  In order to receive the full benefit of the relationship-building activities, every child is required to have a parent present during the entire workshop.  Sign up today in the office or on the link below.

Sessions will be based around the following books or themes:
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Rainbow Fish
  • Bartholomew & the Oobleck
  • Plant Life Cycle
  • Sea Turtles
  • Japanese Koi Fish
  • Butterflies
  • Insect Creations
If you have questions about the Summer Learning Connection, please contact Stacy Winkler at 903-841-7700.