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Jun 14

Our Last Gator Rally of the Year!

Today was our last Gator Rally for the 2018-2019 school year! We hope everyone had an amazing time and to all those teachers who are retiring or moving on, we will miss you!

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May 24

Gayton Students Participate in H21!!

Students from Mrs. Williams’ class exhibited their H21 project “Extra! Extra! Read All About It!” at the Henrico21 #LifeReady Learning Exhibition on Wednesday night! Students had worked hard all year communicating and collaborating to create a digital newsletter. Articles included book reviews, advertisements for summer camp and interviews of teachers and staff throughout the school. Great job gators!

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May 21

And the winner is…

Gayton won $400 from All-Star Orthodontics during their Teacher Appreciation contest on Facebook. Thank you to everyone that “liked”, “shared” & “tagged” the post!!

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May 20

Beat the “Summer Slide”

Summer slide isn’t a piece of playground equipment – it’s the tendency for students to lose some of the progress they’ve made during the academic year. But there are ways to keep your students’ skills sharp and have fun all summer long.

For details, resources and lots more ways to foster reading this summer, go to HCPS’ summer reading page.

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May 13

Congratulations to our Teachers of the Year!

Tuesday night our amazing nominees were honored at a dinner and awards ceremony giving by the county. We are so proud of them and their accomplishment! Congratulations again to Becca Nikitakis our Christie Award Nominee, Ian Jeffery our First Year Teacher of the Year nominee (and runner up for the county) and Becky Lucas our Gilman Teacher of the Year Nominee!

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Apr 25

May and June Dates to Know

Tuesday April 30th-New Principal Meet and Greet-9:30AM or 6:30PM

Thursday May 2-Kindergarten Sneak Peaks-9:30AM or 6:30PM


May 6-10-Teacher Appreciation Week

Wednesday May 8-National School Nurse Day-Thank you Mrs. Quinn for all you do!

Tuesday May 14th-7:00PM PTA Meeting and Kindergarten Program

Friday May 24th-SCA Sponsored Hawaiian shirt day

Monday May 27th-Memorial Day Holiday

Friday June 7-Field Day

Tuesday June 11-Student Holiday

Wednesday June 12-5th Grade Reading Olympics

Thursday June 13-5th Grade “Moving Up” awards ceremony followed by fun celebration

Friday June 14-Half Day for students-No change of transportation please

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Nov 02

VIDEO: Today’s Classroom

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HCPS TV stopped by Mrs Swartz art room for a lesson on creating depth in pictures by adding highlights and shadows. Click here to watch the video.

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