Geist Gazette

December 18, 2015

Upcoming Dates

Monday, Jan. 4

Teachers Only - No Students


Tuesday, Jan. 5

Students return from winter break

Geist Running Club 3rd Grade


Thursday, Jan. 7

Spanish Lessons

Report Cards Posted


Friday, Jan. 8

Geist Running Club 4th Grade

Student Council


Monday, Jan. 11

Spanish Lessons

Engineering for Kids (Registration information to come)


Tuesday, Jan. 14

Geist Running Club - 3rd Grade

Yearbook Club

Mad Scientist Monday

Topsicle Tuesday

Book Club

Destination Imagination


Wednesday, Jan. 13

Choir Practice


Thursday, Jan. 14
Spanish Lessons

PTO Board Meeting


Friday, Jan. 15

Half Day of School for Students; School is dismissed at 12:01

Geist Running Club 4th Grade

From the Principal's Office

GES students, staff and families,


Thank you for a great first semester. I am hopeful that you and your family have a relaxing, safe and joy-filled winter break. I look forward to a wonderful second semester of learning and growing!


Mrs. Thomas

Specials Rotation

Jan. 4 - Jan. 8 - Week 1

Jan. 11 - Jan. 15 - Week 2 (PLC)

Lunch Menu

Jan. 4 - Jan. 8 - Week 2

Jan. 11 - Jan. 15 - Week 3


Click the links to see the lunch and breakfast menus. Visit the HSE Food Services page for prices and nutritional information.

Thank You from the Adeniyi Family

"We the Adeniyi family thank you, all parents of Geist Elementary students. Thank you for all the gifts and especially your prayers. We loved Dayo, and his demise is a pain we are learning to live with. But we cannot but express our appreciation to you all."


Thank you!!!

Olu, Lola, Tosin, Ini, and Femi Adeniyi.

Congratulations to the Artists of the Week

Dec. 7: Samanta S. in Mrs. Galliher’s class

Dec. 14: Ella B. in Mrs. Scott’s class

Yearbook Cover Design Winners

Congratulations to our yearbook cover winners:


Front: Julia C. in Mrs. Brown’s class

Back: Lily P. in Ms. Kappus’ class

Friends of the Library

Thank you and congratulations to the December Friends of the Library members. Books have been donated by Colette P., Josie P., Riley R., Iliana N., Jack G., Ryan W., Gavin B., Jordan C., Christopher B., Isabel B., Lauren S., Caroline S., Sydney L., Hannah G., Angela M., Maggie P., Julia G., Emma S., and Evan H.

GES Science and Engineering Fair - February 11, 2016

The GES Science and Engineering Fair promotes interest in science and technology. Entry forms with project outline are due on January 15th. The Science and Engineering Fair will take place on February 11th during school. The Science Fair is open to all GES students in grades 1-4. Science Fair projects may be submitted individually or in pairs. All projects will be judged for awards and displayed in the gym after school. Grade level winners will be expected to compete in the Central Indiana Regional Science Fair on March 5th, 2016. Information will posted on the website or you may request a packet from your teacher. For more information, please visit the GES website at www.hse.k12.in.us/ges.


Click here for the Science Fair Information and Registration Form.

Science Fair Judges Wanted

Are you a science fan? The GES Science and Engineering Fair needs judges!! These volunteers will be needed on February 11th to judge the science fair entries. If you are interested, please contact Cindy Orris. cindyorris@gmail.com

Thank You from the GES Office

Thank you for all of the cards and treats we've received this season. Our students and their families, along with our amazing PTO are such treasures. We wish you all a safe and happy break!

HSSF Giving Tuesday Results

On December 1, 2015, the HSE family celebrated our tremendous faculty and staff by donating $35,000 and flooding social media with compliments. The Foundation is incredibly grateful for the generosity shown by our community and excited to turn your commitment into action for our students. We invest; Teachers innovate; Students Achieve! Please consider following us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn for updates on the projects you have inspired! Also, check out this super sweet video featuring your favorite students, neighbors, and staff: https://youtu.be/9vioy_0uDT0! Have a very happy holiday season!

Chess Club beginning January 22

Cloud City Chess Club is offering a winter session at GES beginning Friday, January 22. Check out “www.cloudcityyouth.com” for details and registration information.
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Fishers Parks & Recreation 2016 Fun Guide Now Live

The year may be coming to a close, but Fishers Parks & Recreation isn’t slowing down in 2016. The January through April Fun Guide is now live, offering residents of all ages opportunities to explore events, initiatives and programs, coming soon! The Fun Guide is electronic, meaning that families have the convenience to access it online, at any time.


The Fun Guide also includes information about our brand new destination facility, Flat Fork Creek Park, and information about facility rentals that may be perfect for your next gathering. Don’t take our word for it, visit the Fun Guide online today and begin bookmarking pages of interest and securing a spot in programs that fill quickly!