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!
Shout-Outs! Celebrations! & Good News!
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!
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!
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
Chick-fil-A Spirit Night
Hoover Galleria Food Court
March 27th - March 31st
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
See what’s Happening in Music
Music Blog: gwinmusicblog.wordpress.com
Ovation Blog: gwinovation.wordpress.com
August 2016 - May 2017
Monday through Friday
7:30am - 3:30pm
Please also feel free to call our school at 439-2600 for assistance.
SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR 2016-2017
August 11, 2016 to May 26, 2017
School Hours & Reminders
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.**