October 15th, 2021

Dear GES Families:

Get those costumes ready! We will have our Halloween Parade on Friday, October 29th at 9:00AM. Our parade route will be from our school to the Village Store and back.  We look forward to bringing back this tradition. We will once again collect Treats for the Troops on Monday, November 1st beginning at 8:10AM!

Here are some important reminders for this upcoming weekend:

PTA Hike A Thon Fundraiser

This Sunday, October 17th 11-2pm



This is a DISTRICT-WIDE event and our one fundraiser for the school year!

Join us for a Fall day of fun right in our own backyard and earn some cool swag and prizes! Music, food, games, and fitness!


*Simply set up a pledge page for your student at: https://app.99pledges.com/fund/2021gilford

*Ask friends or family for pledges.

*Take a hike on the Nature Trail or up Mt. Rowe during the week of 10/9-10/17

*Take Selfies at our "Selfie Sponsors" along the trails. #gilfordschoolhike

*WIN fun prizes for pledges.

*Join us for a FALL celebration on Sun. 10/17 for music, cotton candy, hiking and Pours and Petals food truck, a 50/50 raffle and more!


Save the Date: PTA Art Night

 Tuesday, November 9th at 6-8pm

GES Cafeteria

More details coming soon!

If you would like to help with Art Night please email GilfordDistrictPTAReflections@gmail.com 

Learner Led Conferences-November 4th-5th: The GES Staff is preparing for Learner Led conferences. Each conference will be approximately 20 minutes in length. It is required that your child attend the conference to share their learning with you. The conference dates will take place the evening of Thursday, November 4th and during the day on Friday, November 5th. In some cases, conferences may be scheduled on additional days.

Families in Need:

Attached please find the 2021 Thanksgiving basket sign up sheets.  We are asking to have the forms returned by November 15, 2021.  They can email, fax, mail, or drop off the completed form.  Please, no phone calls.     

St. Vincent De Paul Society Pantry

P.O. Box 6123

1269 Union Avenue

Lakeport, N.H. 03247


Fax 603-524-5503

The Santa Fund of the Greater Lakes Region has been providing outerwear for many years for students 5th grade and below with coats, snow pants and boots.  If you or someone you know needs assistance, please contact Nurse Jenn (jjohansson@sau73.org) by November 15th.

It's never too early to plan ahead and order your 2021-2022 GES Yearbook!  All orders completed by October 31st will receive a 5% discount.  See the attached flyer for directions on how to get started.  If you have any questions, please contact Katie Bryant at kbryant@sau73.org.