Reading Olympics 2016-17
The GCPS elementary Reading Olympics program is open to any interested fourth and fifth grade students. The 2016-17 Reading Olympics flyer will be sent home with the final report cards for this year. Students are encouraged to use this list for summer reading! In the fall, those who continue to take an interest in the program will be given a parent permission slip as well as more detailed information. There is also a Reading Olympics program for Goochland Middle School. Interested students should contact Mrs. Falconer, the GMS Library-Media Specialist in the fall.
Pamunkey Regional Library: Goochland Branch This summer the theme is Read to Win!! Over 75 GES students have already signed up! You can still sign up at the Library!
“Read for the Win!” Launch Party at the Goochland Branch
Monday, June 6, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
All ages. Join for food, fun, and more! Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, too.
Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.
There will also be two Reading Check-Ins over the Summer:
Summer Reading Check-in
Thursday, June 30, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, July 21, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Have a Summer Reading Check-In with the County’s Elementary School Librarians and get a treat from the KONA ICE truck!
Snacks provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.
Monday – Memorial Day Holiday/No School
Tuesday – Field Day
Wednesday – Grades 2,3,4 Honor Assembly at 9:00/2nd grade and 3rd grade picnics at 11 and 4th grade 12:00/Grade K to Alvis farm followed by class party at Hidden Rock
Thursday – Grade 5 Graduation at 9:00 with the pool party to follow/Grade 1 Picnic at 12:15
Friday – K Pastries with the parents at 8:30/Last day of school!! 1:15 dismissal!! Have a great summer!
Goochland Middle School Student Transition Day
Eagle Evolution is a middle school transition session designed to have students meet and develop relationships with staff and peers, create school pride and participation, and reduce student anxiety, thus providing a smooth transition to Goochland Middle School.
- August 16th, 2016 9:00am – 1:30pm
- Free of cost
- Bus transportation provided for students
- Lunch provided free of cost
- Parent information session August 15th at 6:00pm in GMS Auditorium (approximately 1 hour)
Students will receive their schedule and run through both their Day 1 and Day 2 schedules. Locker information will be handed out and students will have time to practice in a stress free environment. Lunch procedures will be addressed to ensure any anxiety in this area is reduced.
It will be a fun day of relationship building. We hope your student can attend! Please make sure you fill out the registration form so that we can ensure transportation, food, and a t-shirt!