Belmont Central News

May & June 2015

Faculty & Staff Shout Outs

*Coach Sam Pruitt, who coaches baseball at Belmont Middle School, achieved his 100th middle school baseball win during this season in a 10-9 game over W.C. Friday.

*Ms. LaShonda Alexander, EC teacher, has recently published a book entitled "Myra's Book." The book is about a beautiful child named Zymyra Grace Mobley and her journey with cancer. She lost her life on 8/16/10 at the tender age of 5. The children's book educates kids on how to cope with a friend or family member who has a terminal illness.

*Mr. Todd Goff, Assistant Principal, completed the Future Ready Leadership Program which is done by the North Carolina Principals and Assistant Principals Association.

School Calendar of Events - May/June 2015


1 - 2nd Grade Guest Presenters from Gaston County Museum; Benchmark Testing Begins for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Graders in mClass

4 - 8 - Teacher Appreciation Week

4 - 2nd Grade Program: Twiggy the Tree; Spirit Night at Chick-fil-a; Kindness Club for 3rd Grade

6 - SIT Meeting (3:00 p.m.)

7 - Interim Reports Issued

11 - Kindness Club for 4th Grade

18 - Career Day for 5th Grade; Kindness Club for 5th Grade

21 - GCS Pinnacle Showcase

25 - No School (Memorial Day)

27 - 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade Reading EOGs

28 - 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade Math EOGs

29 - 5th Grade Science EOG


1 - 4 - AR Ice Cream Celebrations

4 - EOG Retest for 3rd Graders

4 - Student Council & Peer Helpers End of the Year Celebration

8 - 2nd Grade Awards Ceremony (8:30 a.m); 3rd Grade Awards Ceremony (10:00 a.m.)

9 - 4th Grade Awards Ceremony (8:30 a.m.); 5th Grade Awards Ceremony (10:00 a.m.)

10 - Last Day of School for Students

18 - All Report Cards Mailed by This Date; No Report Cards Will Be Able to Be Picked Up from the School