Parents’ Page – Edition 18

Parents’ Page – Edition 18

KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION / K3 – 2nd GRADE PROGRAM

Everyone is invited to attend our Kindergarten graduation program tonight at 7:00 pm.  Students in K3-2nd grade will also participate in this program.  Please note today is the last day of school for K3, K4 and K5 students.

 

NO SCHOOL: MEMORIAL DAY

Please note school will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

 

ELEMENTARY FIELD DAY:  TUESDAY, MAY 29th 

Our annual elementary field day will be held on Tuesday, May 29th from 9:00 – 3:00 at our GBS soccer field.  If you did not order a Subway box lunch please send in a disposable sack lunch with drink for your child.  We will not be able to accommodate heat-ups or lunch orders on Field Day.  The dress code for field day is as follows:  1) Knee-length, loose-fitting athletic shorts, 2) Granite T-shirt, 3) Tennis shoes with socks and 4) Sunscreen.

 

FINAL EXAMS – TUESDAY, MAY 29th – FRIDAY, JUNE 1st  

The final exam schedule has been distributed to all secondary students.  Please make sure you turn in the Parental Permission form for any exam exemptions.  Please note the scheduled graduation rehearsals on Thursday and Friday.  All Choir and Band members are required to rehearse from 11:30 – 12:45 on Friday.  All Choir and Band members are required to perform at the graduation ceremony.

 

LOST AND FOUND

Items in the Lost and Found will be on display in the gymnasium foyer Tuesday, May 29th through Thursday, May 31st.  Please stop by and check for your lost items.  Unclaimed items will be donated to charity Friday, June 1st.  Thank you.

 

UNIFORM SWAP & SALE / UNIFORM UPDATE

Please see the attached flyer about the upcoming Uniform Swap and Sale.  As a reminder we are partnering with Dennis to modernize our school uniforms.  We will be phasing out navy uniforms and replacing them with black and plaid options.  Further, the polos will only be offered in school colors and new items will display our new school logo.  We will accept all current uniform options throughout the 2018-2019 school year.  When school begins for the 2019-2020 school year all students will be expected to have the updated uniform.

 

END-OF-YEAR AWARD CEREMONY – FRIDAY, JUNE 1st 

All parents are invited to attend the award ceremony on the last day of school, Friday, June 1st.  The elementary award ceremony is at 8:30 am and the secondary award ceremony is at 9:45 am.  Dismissal on Friday, June 1st will be at 11:00 am.  There is no aftercare on the last day of school.

 

SUMMER SCHOOL EXTENSION PROGRAM

It is not too late to sign up for our summer extension program!  If you wish for your child to participate please register by June 1st in order to ensure your child receives a t-shirt and workbook.  This year our summer program will run from Monday, June 18th – Friday, August 10th.  If you are in need of summer child care or are interested in some fun activities for your child, please fill out the registration form and return it along with the $55 registration fee to the School Office.

 

SENIOR GRADUATION – FRIDAY, JUNE 1st 

Everyone is invited to attend our Senior Graduation Ceremony Friday, June 1st at 7:00 pm.  We are still in need of a few more parent volunteers to help with the Senior Graduation Reception.  If you would like to volunteer to help, please call the School Office.

 

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS

Please note our School Office hours for the summer will be Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm and Fridays 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.  The School Office will be closed Monday, June 11th through Friday, June 15th and also on Wednesday, July 4th.

 

LIBRARY BOOKS

All library books should be returned to the school library by Friday, May 25th.  There is a $4.00 charge for any lost library book.  Your child’s report card may be withheld until all library books are either returned or paid for.  Thank you.

 

REGISTRATION FEE REMINDER

Just a reminder to current GBS families who have not enrolled for the 2018-2019 school year, some of the elementary classes are almost full.  A registration fee of $325 per child ($225 for K3/K4) must be paid before your registration can be processed.

 

MAY CALENDAR

24                    Thursday                     K5 Graduation and K3-2nd grade Program @ 7:00 pm

Last Day of School for K3, K4, K5

25                    Friday                          Jr./Sr. Banquet (6:30 pm – 10:00 pm)

Code Warriors field trip to Cryptologic Museum

28                    Monday                       NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day

29-June 1        Tues.-Fri.                     School Resumes: Final Exams Begin

(Secondary ½ Day Schedule)

29                    Tuesday                      Elementary Field Day

 

JUNE CALENDAR

1                      Friday                          Last Day of School – Dismissal at 11:00 am

Awards Assembly (Elementary-8:30 am/Secondary 9:45 am)

Senior Graduation at 7:00 pm / All band and choir members must be present.

4-5                   Mon.-Tues.                  Teacher In-Service Days

11-15               Mon.-Fri.                     School Office Closed

18                    Monday                       Summer Extension Program Begins