Parent’s Page – Edition 17
KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION / K3 – 2nd GRADE PROGRAM
Everyone is invited to attend our Kindergarten graduation on Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 pm. Students in K3-2nd grade will also participate in this program. Please note the last day of school for K3, K4 and K5 students is Thursday, May 26th.
NO SCHOOL: MEMORIAL DAY
Please note school will be closed Monday, May 30th in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
ELEMENTARY FIELD DAY: TUESDAY, MAY 31ST
Our annual elementary field day will be held on Tuesday, May 31st from 9:00 – 3:00 on our GBS soccer field. We need volunteers to help with running the games, timing, preparing the awards and distributing the food. This year we are pleased to offer a Subway box lunch for our students and parent volunteers for the price of $7.00 each. Each box contains a 6” Subway sub with chips, drink and a cookie. Please fill out the attached sheet to indicate what you want your child to eat for lunch. If you would be available and would like to help, please complete the attached form and return it to the School Office no later than Thursday, May 26th.
END-OF-YEAR AWARD CEREMONY – FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd
The elementary award ceremony is at 8:30 am and the secondary award ceremony is at 9:45 am in our church auditorium. All secondary students are required to attend the award ceremony. Dismissal on Friday, June 3rd will be at 11:00 am. There is no aftercare on the last day of school.
FINAL EXAMS – TUESDAY, MAY 31st – FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd
The final exam schedule has been distributed to all secondary students. Please note the scheduled graduation rehearsals on Thursday and Friday. Select Choir members are required to rehearse from 11:30 – 12:45 on Friday and perform at the Graduation ceremony at 7:00 pm.
SENIOR GRADUATION – FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd
Everyone is invited to attend our Senior Graduation Ceremony Friday, June 3rd 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
Our summer hours for the School Office are 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 for the week of June 13-17.
SECONDARY SUMMER TUTORING: 7th – 12th grade
Our secondary English teacher, Ms. Chan, is offering summer tutoring sessions for students who need to make up English credits or who would like review. Please call the School Office for more details if you are interested.
REGISTRATION FEE REMINDER
Just a reminder to current GBS families who have not enrolled for the 2022-2023 school year, some of the elementary classes are almost full. We have extended the early registration deadline to May 31st. A registration fee of $275 per child must be paid before your registration can be processed. If we do not have that fee by May 31st , you will have missed the early registration fee deadline. All current families processed after May 31st will have to pay a fee of $325 per child.
20 Friday Junior & Senior Banquet at Prospect Bay
26 Thursday K5 Graduation & K3 – 2nd grade program
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR K3, K4, K5
30 Monday NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day
31 Tuesday Elementary Field Day
Final Exams begin / Secondary ½ day schedule
2 Thursday 1st grade field trip to Patuxent 4-H Center
3 Friday LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – Dismissal at 11:00 am
Awards Assembly (Elementary at 8:30 / Secondary at 9:45)
Senior Graduation at 7:00 pm
6-8 Mon.-Wed. Teacher In-Service Days
13-17 Mon.-Fri. School Office Closed