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GCG March 10, 2017
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Gwin Connecting Globally

March 10, 2017


Hello!  Greetings from Gwin!

Please read the announcements below and feel free to contact us at 439-2600 if you have any questions or need clarification on the events and information shared in this edition of Gwin Connecting Globally.

“Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.”

John W. Gardner (1912-2002), US Author, Cabinet Official


Quote to Remember

“No significant learning occurs without a significant relationship.”

~ James Comer


WE are Gwin!


Education, Learning, School ...


Ribbons, Colorful, Confetti ...Shout-Outs! Celebrations! & Good News!Ribbons, Colorful, Confetti ...



Congratulations to Ashleigh Dinkel for ...Arbor Day Essay Contest!


Thanks to the following teachers for giving their all during the school day and then contributing even more by contributing to our clubs, tutoring programs,  at Gwin this school year.  Our students benefit so much from your extra efforts!  

Mrs. Plourde

Mrs. Spurrier

Ms. Feagin

Ms. Russell

Mrs. Gault

Mrs. Steele

Mr. Stephenson

Dr. Farnham

Dr. Rapp

Mrs. Davidson

Mrs. Foshee

Mrs. Edwards

Mrs. Nutter

Ms. Fenderson

Mrs. Dark

Mrs. Berryhill

Mrs. Lynch

Ms. Shelton

Ms. Parkinson

Mrs. Ingleright


Thanks for helping make Gwin such a wonderful place for learning!



Lost & Found

It is time again to gather all of the items in our Lost & Found and donate them to a local charity.  If you are missing clothing, lunch boxes, or other items that may have been collected and placed in our Lost & Found, please come to Gwin to look for and retrieve these items.  All Lost & Found items will be donated after March 24th.    


Join us for Tech Night at Gwin!

... Creativity is Just ...


Please come visit our school on this Thursday, March 16th from 6pm-7pm to see the types of STEAM activities that our students have been involved in this school year!  


GES Dates to Remember

March 2017


March 16th

Tech Night



March 14th

Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

Hoover Galleria Food Court

March 27th - March 31st

Spring Break Sun, Happy, Sunshine, Golden, ...



Please refer to the school calendar on our website and information provided by your child’s teacher to see more dates and activities at Gwin. Remember that the dates listed are subject to change.


Flu Season is HERE

... Smiley, Smilies, Face, Flu

Parents, please notify the school nurse if your child has been diagnosed by a physician with the flu. This involves a nasal swab.  We only use this information for tracking purposes. You may call the health room at 439-2630 or email to report any cases.  Also, remember that your child must be fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medication such as Tylenol or Advil before returning to school.  


Character Trait of the Month




Lunch Menu


Follow the link to see the clubs and organizations at Gwin.


ACT Aspire Dates

April 10-April 13 4th & 5th Grades

April 17-April 20 3rd Grade


Music, Notes, ClefSee what’s Happening in Music Music, Notes, Clef

Music Blog:

Ovation Blog:


Back To School, Classroom, ...

Office Hours

August 2016 - May 2017

Monday through Friday

7:30am - 3:30pm

Please also feel free to call our school at 439-2600 for assistance.



August 11, 2016 to May 26, 2017


School Hours & Reminders

School, Building, Architecture ...

  • Students should arrive by 7:30am to begin the day at 7:45am

  • Dismissal each day (unless otherwise determined) is at 2:45pm

  • Students may not be checked out after 2:15pm

Please see the Hoover City Schools Calendar for school and office closings.



Please remember to help our keep our children and campus safe by not talking on cell phones when you enter our parking lot or as you go through our carpool lanes.





Again this year, we will need the help of parent volunteers in our library.  The days and hours are flexible.  Please contact the front office at 439-2600 if you are interested in helping our school in this way.   


**Check the school web page for copies of previous editions of Gwin Connecting Globally.**

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