Gouverneur Elementary School News

Week of March 18, 2019

Check out the PARP calendar and activities for the month of March below.

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Pridewear Orders are due March 20th. Please make checks out to East Side PTO!

Clever Leprechaun traps.

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.

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Check out some pictures from our B.E.A.R. - a - Thon last week.

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What's Ahead

  • 3/19: K-Kids Meeting in the Library 3:45-4:45p.m.
  • 3/20: UPK Informational Meeting 6:00p.m. in GES Library
  • 3/20: PTO 6:30 p.m.
  • 3/21: Down Syndrome Awareness:
  • 3/21; Mismatch Socks Day
  • 3/22: Staff Development Day 1/2 Day for Students
  • 3/22-23: GHS Presents: Aladdin, 7:00p.m. HS Auditorium


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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