Sunday Snapshot

Week of Dec. 3 - Dec. 7

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Dates to Remember

December 3 - 7 - Inclusive Schools Week & Hour of Code

December 4 - Snicker, Snack, and Book Chat (4th & 5th) - 3:15 pm

December 7 - PTA Father/Daughter Dance - 6 - 8 pm

December 11 - Pride Pow-Wow's (K & 3)

December 12 - Pride Pow-Wow's (2 & 5)

December 13 - Pride Pow-Wow's (1 & 4)

December 17 - Winter celebration - Kindergarten

December 18 - Winter celebrations - grades 1, 3, 4, & 5

December 19 - Winter celebration - grade 2

Winter break - Dec. 20 - Jan. 1st - School reopens on Jan. 2

PTA Meeting

Our December PTA meeting has been canceled. The next PTA meeting will be held on January 31 at 6 pm.

PTA Reflection Contest Winners

Primary is K - 2
Intermediate is 3 - 5

Oliver Lasher - Primary Literature
Isabella Baker - Primary Music
Dylan Terrill - Primary Visual Arts
Molly Rosenberg - Intermediate Visual Arts
Cameron Terrill - Intermediate Photography
Grant Berneche - Primary Film Production

Winning entries from above have gone onto the county level. PTA will be holding a reception in the Spring to recognize all Reflection contest participants and winners (date/time TBD).

GHES Yearbook Cover Winners!

We would like to congratulate 5 GHES students that submitted artwork for the 2018-2019 yearbook. Choosing just 5 was a hard task to complete with so many great submissions!

Congratulations to the following 5th grade students:

Jenna Armbrecht – Front Cover

Abigail Masten – Back Left Top

Emma Earhart – Back Right Top

Molly Packvy – Back Bottom Left

Ayla Adams – Back Bottom Right

A huge thank you to all of our amazing 5th grade students that submitted artwork for the yearbook cover contest. Every single piece was perfect in its own way. We look forward to seeing our yearbook come to life this year with the help of each of you!


Virginia State University is offering a new, free event for children in grades K-12 called STEAM Fest. It is intended to help spark students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and math. STEAM Fest, which is designed to grow future innovators, creators and entrepreneurs through inspiration, engagement and exposure, will be held at the VSU Multipurpose Center on Saturday, January 26, 9:00 a.m.-noon. K-12 students and their parents will participate in hands-on activities and experiments, and design and build products. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To register, visit, click on the event and then click on the registration link.


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