Glade Creek News

Week of April 20, 2015

What is Maker's Space? Join us as Cindy Price shares more information about this innovative idea on Monday, April 20 @ 2:45 in the Media Center.

Maker's Space?? What's That!?

Community of learners -- Problem solvers -- Tech-related projects -- Flexibility--Collaboration --Design and build solutions -- Raspberry Pi -- Tinkercad -- 3D Printing -- Sphero -- Student-initiated exploration -- invention -- Makey Makey -- Fun! -- Exciting! -- Non-traditional! -- STEM -- revision -- Engaging Students in Learning!! -- Truly Thinking "Outside the Box" --

Week of April 20

April 20 - 2:45 - 3:30 - All staff meet In media center with Cindy Price to learn more about Maker's Space and to preview ideas for next school year!

April 23 - K - 4 attend Shadow Puppetry Show at SES: Cindy, Dan and Tonya drive

  • 8:15 - 3:30 7th & 8th grades to ASU - Diary of Anne Frank (Kim, Jessica, Hope, Sam, Missy

April 24 - Author, Libby Bagby, Staying on Track with Lucky's Plott - Presentation with 4th grade students

  • 1:30 - Kindergarten Screening at Glade Creek School - please contact Dawn Atwood if you know of any upcoming Kinders that are not in our PK program who may be attending GCS next year

Upcoming Events:

April 28 - 8th grade gown & scroll pics

April 28 - May 1 - Book Fair

April 29 - District PLC AT SES-working on updating pacing guides - be collecting your thoughts to take to this very important district planning session


***************May and June - no early release on Wednesdays*****************

Please plan on staying until 4:00 on each Wednesday in May as we have our own PLC meetings to plan for the 2015-16 school year with our new grade span teams!


May 4 - Progress Reports - We will send one progress report again for this last nine weeks, but it is one week early of 1/2 way so that you give students plenty of time to make-up work or improve their final 9-week grades.

May 5 - Soil & Water Banquet @ VFW 7:00 PM

May 6, 7, 8 - 8th grade EOY Field Trip

May 6 - K, 1, 2 Field Trip to Lazy 5 - returning after regular dismissal

May 11 - All Administrator's Meeting

May 11 - 6:00 - 8th Grade Recognition Dinner @ AHS Cafeteria

May 11, 12, 13 PK Screening @ SES

May 19

  • ACS Board Meeting @ Glade Creek School - At 5:00, for those board members who are able to arrive early, we will conduct a tour of our school. Please be sure that our halls and rooms are tidy for this scheduled event.

May 21 - Blood Drive @ GCS

May 25 - K-2 Picnic @ Lions Club Park

May 26 - Grade 3 ELA EOG

May 27 - Grade 3 Math EOG

May 28 - Gr 4-8 ELA EOG

May 29 - Gr 4-8 Math EOG

  • County-wide 8th grade dance at SES 6:00-9:00

June 1 - Gr 5,8 Science EOG; Gr 6,7 Sci NCFE

  • 8:30 - 2:30 Grades 3 and 4 EOY picnic at Lions' Club

June 2 - Gr 5,6,7,8 Social Studies NCFE

June 3 - Gr 6 & 7 Field Trip - Greensboro Science Center - Gear-up sponsored

  • SES Promotion 6:00

June 4 - PCS Promotion 6:00

June 5 - Last Day for Students - Early Release 12:30 Elementary, 1:00 AHS

  • 7:00 AHS Graduation

June 7 - GCS Promotion - Sunday afternoon 2:00 PM

June 15-19 Camp Med