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Weekly message 9/25/2017

posted Sep 25, 2017, 4:43 PM by Sophia Cimbal


Good evening, this is Ms. Brink, Principal of Gates, calling with the weekly announcements for the last week of September and the monthly events for October.

TomorrowTuesday, September 26, is the last day to turn in an order form and the money, $10, for the class t-shirt order.  If you are not able to purchase a shirt, please send a note to the office addressed to the Principal and I will take care of the order.

September/October events:
9/28/17  Bruster's Night 4-9PM on Iron Bridge Road- come support your school!
10/2-11/13/17 Brick4Kids PTA Enrichment 3:50-4:50PM Gates’ library
10/2/17 CCPL Night @county libraries 6-8PM
10/4/17 SEAC(Special Education Advisory Committee) Meeting @ CTC Hull St. 5-6:30PM Rm A256
10/5/17  WATCH DOG DAD Kick Off Event 6-7PM bring the kids to sign up for a date and eat pizza in the cafeteria
10/6/17  3 Hour Early Release Day: students are released at 12:45PM.  Please be sure you make arrangements for your child after school.  If there is a change, then write the teacher a note. 
10/13/17 BIKE/WALK to SCHOOL: families meet on the grounds by the roundabout in the government complex center.  At 8:30AM we will either walk or ride our bikes to school.  Students MUST have a HELMET to ride a bike and participate.
10/17/17 STAR Breakfast (invitation only) 9:15-10:00AM
10/17/17 PTA Meeting in library 6-7PM
 10/19/17 Fall Picture Day-packets will come for purchase
10/20-26/17 Fall Book Fair- volunteers will be needed!
10/20/17 K-2 Theatre IV presentation
10/23-27/17 SPIRIT WEEK- Bullying Prevention: 
Monday October 23: Inside Out Day: Wear clothes inside out to show how bullying hurts on the inside even if it doesn’t show on the outside.

Tuesday October 24: Take a Walk in Somebody Else’s Shoes: Wear two different shoes to show compassion for someone else’s feelings.

Wednesday October 25: Unity Day: Wear orange to show that you are united in showing support for all of your fellow STARs.

Thursday October 26: Work it Out: Wear sweats and workout clothes to show we work out of differences.

Friday October 27: Team-up: Show we can all work together as a team by wearing your favorite sports team attire. 

10/23/17 Buffalo Wild Wings PTA fundraiser 5-9PM
10/27/17 Kindergarten field trip to Pumpkin Patch
10/30 & 10/31  5th Gr Field Trip to James River
10/31/17  Kindergarten PBL “Letterland”  10:30-11:15AM gym
11/3/17  3 Hour Early Release at 12:45PM

Great things keep happening at OB GATES!