Gouverneur Elementary News

Week of December 4, 2017

Holiday Concerts Are Here This Week

Don't forget that our Holiday Concerts are Tuesday, December 5th for grades 1 and 2 and Wednesday, December 6 grades 3 and 4. Our kids are so excited to sing for you and perform and Mrs. Hall and our teachers have designed a WONDERFUL program. Wait 'til you see and hear it! Our UPK and Kindergarten classes will perform on January 25, 2018, at 6:30p.m. If a parent CANNOT make the evening concert, you are invited to attend the scheduled rehearsal on the day.

Angel Tree Reminder

If your child has chosen an angel from the angel tree, gifts are due to school by Friday, December 8th. Please make sure the gift is unwrapped and that the angel is with the gift when it is returned. Angel tree gifts will be distributed beginning Friday, December 15th. Thank you for supporting our Gouverneur Elementary Angel Tree!

Gouverneur Elementary Vendor And Craft Fair December 9th 9:00am-3:00pm

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Gouverneur Elementary At the Christmas Parade

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Our BEARClub Golden Bear Award for the month of November

BEARClub Golden Crown Awards (Jonathan P. included in Ms. Shampine’s class.)

What's Ahead

  • December 4-10: Hour of Code Activities
  • December 5: Grades 1-2 Holiday Concert 6:30p.m. HS Auditorium
  • December 6: Grades 3-4 Holiday Concert 6:30p.m. HS Auditorium
  • December 6: PAC Meeting 7:30am Library
  • December 8: Angel Tree gifts due to school
  • December 9: Gouverneur Elementary Craft Fair 9-3p.m. Elementary School
  • December 11: BOE Meeting 6:30p.m.
  • December 12: K-Kids Meeting 3:45pm Library
  • December 12: MS Band, Orchestra and Chorus Concert 7:00p.m.
  • December 13: MS 5th and 6th grade chorus concert 7:00p.m.
  • December 13: Building Shared Decision Making Meeting 7:30am
  • December 13: Gouverneur Elementary Reading Night 6-7pm
  • December 14: HS Chorus, Chamber Singers, and Jazz Band 7:00pm
  • December 15: Angel Tree Gift Pick-up Day
  • December 19: HS Band, Orchestra, and Select Strings Concert 7:00pm
  • December 20: Ugly Holiday Sweater Day
  • December 21: Polar Express Pajama Day
  • December 21: Progress Reports mailed to only students who need them.
  • December 22-January 1: Holiday Break

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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