Gaines Elementary Newsletter
April 18, 2017
What's Happening at Gaines Elementary School
April 19th - PTO Mornings With Mom 8:00 - 8:40 AM
April 21st - Student Council Penny War ends. Please help us raise enough funds for our favorite assembly, Science Alive. The winners will be treated to an extra recess and ice cream sundae.
April 21st - Me and My Guy Dance at Swartz Creek Middle School 6:30 - 8:30 PM. Tickets are now available in our school office and are $15.00 per couple and $5.00 for each additional ticket.
Please note that you can always access our calendar of events on our Gaines Elementary homepage. The link is at the bottom of this newsletter under contact information. Also, Don't forget to visit our Gaines Elementary Facebook page and our Gaines PTO Facebook page.
GAINES AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM (GASP)
The session dates are April 13th, April 20th, May 4th and May 11th (Thursdays). Students must be picked up at 4:45 PM on these dates.
A LOOK AHEAD
April 27th - Early release - dismissal at 1:30 PM
April 28th - Jump Rope For Heart assembly at 1:30 PM
April 28th - PTO Family Fun Night at Swartz Creek Middle School 6:00 - 9:00 PM. Gym play time, pool swim time, music in the cafeteria, pizza & beverages. Admission: $10.00 for first child and $5.00 fr each additional child. $20.00 max per family. Kindergarten through second graders MUST be accompanied by a parent. Third through fifth graders must be signed in by a parent.
May 3rd - Science Alive
May 5th - Third Annual Gaines Staff vs. Fifth Grade Charity Basketball Game. Doors open at 6:30 PM and the game begins at 7:00 PM. Admission: $5.00 per person or $20.00 per family.
We need your help!
We are in need of the following concession items:
small bottles of water
small bottles of Gatorade
cans of pop
single serving size bags of chips, pretzels, etc.
candy and candy bars (all varieties)
May 10th - ACES (All Children Exercising Simultaneously) Day. Mrs. Harnden and Mrs. Gibbons will lead our students in a group exercising activity with our students.
Be active and be healthy!
For the Safety Of Our Students Please Review our Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures
Gaines Lunch and Recess Schedule
First grade recess 12:10 - 12:30 pm; Lunch 12:30 - 12:50 pm
Second grade recess 12:20 - 12:40 pm; Lunch 12:40 - 1:00 pm
Third grade recess 12:05 - 12:25 pm; Lunch 12:25 - 12:45 pm
Fourth grade recess 12:15 - 12:35 pm; Lunch 12:35 - 12:55 pm
4/5 & Fifth grade recess 12:25 - 12:45 pm; Lunch 12:45 - 1:05 pm