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GCG March 17, 2017
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March 17, 2017Four Leaf Clover


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!


... Creativity is Just ...


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!  

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Check out the fun pictures of Tech Night on the Gwin Facebook page!


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


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!  

Mrs. Plourde

Mrs. Spurrier

Ms. Feagin

Ms. Russell

Mrs. Gault

Mrs. Steele

Mr. Stephenson

Dr. Farnham

Dr. Rapp

Mrs. Hart

Ms. Davidson

Mrs. Foshee

Mrs. Edwards

Mrs. Nutter

Mrs. Burton

Mrs. Walker

Mrs. Keeling

Ms. Fenderson

Mrs. Dark

Mrs. Berryhill

Mrs. Lynch

Ms. Shelton

Ms. Parkinson

Mrs. Ingleright


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. Battle

Mrs. Berryhill/Ms. Shelton

Mrs. Hart

Mrs. Lynch


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 2017


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.


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


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

Music Blog:

Ovation Blog:


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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

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  • 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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