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Name: Victoria A. Swartz
Date registered: July 6, 2017

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  1. Gayton Welcomes our next leader, Mr. Eggleston! — March 19, 2019
  2. So Much in March! — March 5, 2019
  3. A visit from Eric Litwin! — February 8, 2019
  4. Happy School Counselor’s Week! — February 8, 2019
  5. February Dates to Know — February 1, 2019

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Mar 19

Gayton Welcomes our next leader, Mr. Eggleston!

Mr. Eggleston came to Gayton on Friday morning and was introduced on the morning announcements. He then walked the building, meeting students and teachers! He will be joining us in the 2019-2020 school year as our new principal. Welcome Mr. E!

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Mar 05

So Much in March!

There is a LOT going on at Gayton this month!

-After School Enrichment Continues on Wednesdays.

-Spring Pictures are Tuesday March 19th.

-March is Youth Art Month! See calendar below for special activities.

-Henrico County A.R.T.S. Festival at Varina High School is March 23 and 24. More information will come home if your child has artwork on display.

-Papa John’s Teacher Delivery Night is THURSDAY MARCH 21st!!! Get your orders in so you don’t miss the fun!!

Our amazing teachers of the year!!

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Feb 08

A visit from Eric Litwin!

Eric Litwin, original author of Pete the Cat, The Nuts, and Groovy Joe, came to Gayton this past week! We sang and danced and  had a great time with him! Thank you so much to the PTA for inviting him to come see us!

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Feb 08

Happy School Counselor’s Week!

Thank you for all you do for our students Miss Fisher!

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Feb 01

February Dates to Know

Feb. 4-8, SCA is sponsoring a gently used athletic shoe drive. All sizes welcome! 

Tuesday Feb. 5th- Eric Litwin, original author of Pete the Cat, will be visiting Gayton!

Thursday Feb. 7th-Parent/Teacher conferences 3-6PM

Feb. 11-15-“The Magic of Family” school week-check the link for more details.

Tuesday Feb. 12-PTA meeting 7PM- 3rd grade performance

Thursday Feb. 14th-4th and 5th grade talent show practice 2:45-4:30

Monday Fe. 18th is a FULL DAY for students. This is a change due to all the inclement weather we have had. 

Thursday Feb. 21-100th day of school! 5th grade field trip-Theater IV

Wednesday Feb. 27-After School Enrichment begins.

Thursday Feb. 28-4th and 5th grade Talent Show practice 2:45-4:30

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Feb 01

Take Your Family To School Week

Don’t miss the fun during Bring Your Family To School Week February 11-15! Check the agenda below for details.

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Jan 30

Congratulations Teachers of the Year!

Congratulations to our following teachers on their wonderful achievement!

  • Ian Jeffrey-First Year Teacher of the Year
  • Becca Nikitakis-Christie Award Winner
  • Becky Lucas-Gilman Teacher of the Year Nominee

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Jan 28

Eric Litwin, Author of Pete the Cat, to visit Gayton!

We’re Rocking in our School Shoes Feb. 5!

Order a signed book via the Store in

On February 5, Eric Litwin, original Pete the Cat author, along with the Gayton PTA, is treating our Gators to an assembly filled with music, reading, and laughter!

You can pre-order a SIGNED COPY of one of three of Eric Litwin’s books on Books must be ordered by January 30. Books will be signed post-performance and delivered to the classrooms for distribution.

Eric Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, # 1 New York Times Best Selling author who brings early literacy and music together. He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series as well as the author of The Nuts and Groovy Joe. Eric’s books have sold over 12.5 million copies, been translated into 17 languages, and won 26 literacy awards including a Theodor Geisel Seuss Honor Award.

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Jan 25

2nd Quarter Gator Rally!

Check out these pictures from our second Gator Rally of the year! It was fun celebrating all the amazing things that take place at Gayton!

Here comes Ally!

Mrs. Sower and Ally dancing!

Volunteers of the Month-November, December and January

Fun teacher/student games!

Mr. Jeffery on the drums!

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Jan 15

Gayton Talent Show!

Gayton’s Got Talent
Calling all talented 4th and 5th grade students!  

We are looking for singers, dancers, musicians, gymnasts, jugglers, actors, comedians and anyone else to participate in the 2019 Gayton Talent Show! The show will take place on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m.

Rehearsals are February 14, February 28, and March 7 from 2:45—4:30 p.m.

If you are interested in performing, now is the time to develop your act! Forms have gone home and are due back to your teacher on January 25.

Please contact Becky Roberts at with any questions.

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