March 17, 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!
Thanks to our teachers and all of our families who participated in our Tech Night this week! We are so happy to share the innovative learning that happens at our school every day!
Check out the fun pictures of Tech Night on the Gwin Facebook page!
Shout-Outs! Celebrations! & Good News!
Best of Hoover!
The word is out that we have GREAT teachers at Gwin!
Please join us in recognizing and celebrating four teachers from Gwin who are listed on the Best of Hoover survey published on-line by the Hoover Sun.
Ashley Dark -- 5th Grade
Jenny Plourde -- 1st Grade
Sophie Slate -- 1st Grade
Janna Steele -- 4th Grade
This list just keeps growing...
Thanks again to the following teachers for giving their all during the school day and then contributing even more by sponsoring our clubs & tutoring programs, at Gwin this school year. Our students benefit so much from our extra efforts!
Thanks to these dedicated teachers for helping make Gwin such a wonderful place for learning!
Kudos to our PTO and THANKS to our families….
We raised $343.54 during our Gwin Chick-fil-A Spirit Night!
Congratulations to the following teachers and their students for TOP participation:
Mrs. Berryhill/Ms. Shelton
Mrs. Battle’s class will have a special Ice Dream Party for the having most participation!
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.
GES Dates to Remember
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.
Character Trait of the Month
Elementary 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
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.**
Please remember to visit our school website at http://gwinelem.al.hce.schoolinsites.com/ .