Gouverneur Elementary School News

Week of March 25 2019

Congratulations to our OM Teams. They braved the storm to get to Binhamton to compete in the state OM Championships.

Congratulations to our former students on the fantastic production of Aladdin Jr.

PARP is still going strong. Make sure your child is bringing in his reading slip each week to get the drawing of one of Pete the Cat's rocking guitars!

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Ready-Set-Fun! Sunny Days Literacy Festival on Saturday, May 11

The New York State Reading Association invites all to participate in this years Ready-Set-Fun! Sunny Days Literacy Festival on Saturday, May 11 from 10am-2pm at Salmon Run Mall.


Registration is required for your organization to participate and can be completed at: https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSdfopBM-Z_RUak0y…/viewform…



This year attendee’s will have the opportunity to :

Meet Clifford, Curious George, and Peg+Cat
Bring a book for our Great Used Book Swap. Every family in attendance will receive one FREE book!
In partnership with North Country Libraries, enjoy a literacy track of author talks, crafts, story time, and makers lab!
Enjoy a FREE showing of Curious George at the Regal Cinemas Salmon Run Mall 12
Explore over 30 different fun and engaging hands-on activities, hosted by community organizations.
Join in celebrating the young authors of this year’s PBS Kids Writers Contest during a winners ceremony hosted at RSF
In celebration of Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary, WPBS Juniors Club members will have a special opportunity to enjoy milk & cookies with Cookie Monster
As always, admission is free, but we do suggest the donation of a canned good item. Donations will be given to Feed Our Vets food pantry of Watertown.

What's Ahead

        • 3/26: Epilepsy Awareness Day - Wear Purple
        • 3/27: 1st Grade Field Trp to Orebed Sugar Shack
        • 3/28: UPK Field Trip Orebed Sugar Shack
        • 3/29: Blue & Gold Spirit Day
        • 4/2: K-Kids Meeting in the Library 3:45-4:45
        • 4/1-3: Grade 3, 4 ELA Assessments
        • 4/2: Autism Awareness wear blue
        • 4/4-5: Spring photos
        • 4/10: PAC Meeting, 7:30am, GES Library
        • 4/10: PTO meeting 6:30
        • 4/15-19: NO SCHOOL Spring Break


Please check the district calendar for other events by visiting the GCSD website or by clicking here.

Gouverneur Elementary Pledge

I pledge to make Gouverneur Elementary a safe and happy place.

I will be respectful, responsible and honest.

I will treat others the way I want to be treated, with gold and blue shining through.

Gouverneur Elementary School, Gouverneur, NY

Gouverneur Elementary School is an exemplary school where we agree to place the welfare of students at the forefront of our decisions. In becoming a school of excellence, we always identify and implement new or enhanced initiatives in the area of curriculum and instruction, provide respectful and professional learning environments, develop and implement planning and support systems and increase faculty, parent and community partnerships.


We are a Responsive Classroom school, so our belief is that the social and emotional curriculum is just as important as the academic curriculum. We pride ourselves to "Delivering The Promise of A Brighter Future!"

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