Important October Dates
10/5 Work Out Wednesday
10/6 Child Check 3:00pm-6:00 pm
10/7 Child Check 9:00 am-2:00 am/First Grade goes to the Zoo
10/12 Work Out Wednesday
10/14 Second Grade goes to Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
10/17 Student Holiday
10/19 Unite Against Bullying-Wear Orange/Work Out Wednesday
10/20 The Great Shake Out/ The 7 Habits Family Night 6- 7 pm.
10/21 Second Grade Goes Swimming
10/24 Special Education Advisory Committee at 6:00 at the School Board Office/Report Cards go Home
10/25 Mix it up at Lunch
10/26 Work Out Wednesday/Covey Clubs Meet at 2:00
10/28 Second Grade Goes Swimming
10/31 Fifth Grade goes to Maggie Walker
Sneak Peek into November:
11/3 GES Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30-7
11/5 Lion Pride 5K
11/4 Make Up Picture Day
The Goochland community now has its very own Community Care App, which provides quick and easy access to a variety of information regarding mental health services, parent support, crisis services, and other resources available nearby. You can download this app for free on both Apple and Android devices. Please see this flyer for further information and share with others you think may benefit from this resource.
We can’t wait to see everyone tomorrow, September 15th, for Back to School Night. Please plan to join us!
5:30 – 6:30 – Kona Ice Truck
6:30 – PTA Meeting
Following the PTA Meeting, parents will have the opportunity to visit classrooms. There will be two 15 minute visits with a 5 minute break in between.
We have had the best start to the school year ever! Each time I walk into a classroom, I see excited students with smiling faces. It is such a joy to be a part of GES.
September Dates to Remember
5 – School Closed for Labor Day
7 – Work Out Wednesday
14 – Work Out Wednesday
15 – Back to School Night (Time TBD)
21 – Work Out Wednesday
28 – Work Out Wednesday
29 – School Picture Day
Every Wednesday we will be sharpening the saw by participating in extra physical activity. Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately to participate. The grown ups will be prepared to sharpen the saw as well. Here’s to Healthy Habits!
The information on this newsletter will also be sent as an email through School Messenger tomorrow. If you do not receive it, please check PowerSchool to update your email address or contact Diane Rigsby.
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Quote of the Month: “Failure is just a stepping-stone to success.” –Michael Jordan
Don’t forget to take a moment to log the titles of the books your child has been reading this summer by August 31st
You can do this at https://virginia.evanced.info/pamunkeylibrary/sr/homepage.asp
Before you login, click on the appropriate tab that fits your child’s reading style: Read to Me, Readers, Teens, Adults. This can be located at the bottom of the image of Froggy.
Remember that students who met their summer reading goal are automatically signed up for the Field Day of the Past recognition for the “Read to Win” program.
If you would like to sign up for the Blue Ribbon Reader program, then you can print the form below and return it to your homeroom teacher. All Blue Ribbon Reader Forms are due by September 12th.
Students who complete the Read for the Win program or the Blue Ribbon Reader program will earn a goody bag with a free ticket to Field Day of the Past.