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  • February 12, 2018 Dear GES Families,This week we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day and the 100th day of school. We also have an early release this Wednesday, February 14th. All learners will be dismissed at 1:00 PM. As a reminder, there will be a Family Fun event on Saturday, Feb. 17th from 1:00-4:00 PM at Gilford Elementary School.    Come with your family and enjoy some outdoor activities and food.  All these events will be focused on our One School/One Book, Brambleheart. Hope to see your family there!  We are hosting Jump Rope For Heart on February 23rd. Entire grade levels will meet in the gym during their specials time. Attached is a flyer for ...
    Posted Feb 12, 2018, 4:15 AM by Alyce Medeiros
  • January 22, 2018 Dear GES Families:I hope you all enjoyed the warmer temperatures this past weekend. Are you ready for a full week of school? I know I am excited to get back to a routine.  Each family should have received our One School, One book, Brambleheart on Thursday.  There are comprehension questions for each child that were handed out in addition to the book. Please have your child fill out the questions and complete the drawing on the back of the handout. I will draw a winner each week from the completed questions. Each week your child will receive a handout with comprehension questions. Be looking for it in the Friday folder.Reading aloud to children is an essential part of ...
    Posted Jan 22, 2018, 4:13 AM by Alyce Medeiros
  • January 16, 2018 Dear GES Families:We will have a very short week this week due to the national holiday(MLK Day) on Monday and our Teacher Work Day on Friday. However, we will hand out a special book on Thursday as part of our One School, One Book program. Everyone in our school will be reading the same book for the next 5 weeks. The book remains a secret until Thursday!Here’s How to Participate:Each family will receive one copy of the book on January 18th with a calendar indicating the suggested reading days.  In each family, the youngest school child will bring the book home. It is yours to keep.Weekly trivia questions and hands-on activities will be ...
    Posted Jan 16, 2018, 4:25 AM by Alyce Medeiros
  • January 8, 2018 Dear GES Families:Well last week was certainly a crazy week. With the weather, school closing, and delay it was difficult to get back into a routine. I am hoping this week’s temperatures and the almost full week (early release on Wednesday) will help us get back on track.Ms. Auger will be out Monday and Tuesday this week which means all instrument lessons on Monday and Tuesday are canceled as well as the full band rehearsal on Tuesday afternoon.A few reminders for the upcoming week:Spanish Classes begin on Monday for Grades 1 and 2 from 3:15 to 3:45 and Friday for Grades 3 and 4 from 3:15 to 4:00.School Board meeting ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 4:22 AM by Alyce Medeiros
  • December 18, 2017 Notification from: Gilford Elementary SchoolDear GES Families: We were able to collect a large amount of non-perishable food items for Gilford Got Lunch through our Holiday Attire Food Drive. Thank you to all the families that contributed this past week. What a wonderful demonstration of generosity.  This year one of our school goals is writing. During our early release days we have focused our professional development on the Writers Workshop.  During Writing Workshop, your child is becoming an Author and Illustrator of many different types of writing.  Our goal is to teach your child to LOVE to write.  When you see pieces of writing, please allow your child to share them with you.  They will be very excited ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2017, 5:05 AM by Alyce Medeiros
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