Gouverneur Elementary School News

Week of November 4, 2018

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November 16 is our PTO Fall Festival. Are you volunteering?

On November 16, the GES PTO will be hosting the annual Fall Festival at GES and WE NEED YOUR HELP. Carly Bearden is leading up the charge once again to plan games and the event for our families. Please contact the school or Carly to inquire how you can help make this event great for our students.
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Our next PTO Meeting is November 14. Our Title I General Overview will occur at this meeting. Please join us!

Check out our BEAR Club Golden Crown and Golden Bears for the month of October by visiting our Facebook page link below.

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Picture Retake Day is November 9th

Picture retake day is Friday, November 9, 2018. If your child was absent for the initial session they will need to be photographed on this day for the yearbook and class photos. If you would like to have your child photographed again please request an order form from the classroom teacher. If you would like to purchase photos from the first session visit mylifetouch.com to order online or use the previous form and follow the directions provided. If you have any questions call the main office at 315-287-2260.

What's Ahead

  • 11/6: K-Kids Meeting: 3:45p.m. Library
  • 11/7: GES Geek Squad Meeting 3:45p.m. Library
  • 11/7: PAC Meeting 7:30a.m.
  • 11/8 & 9: 1/2 Parent-Teacher Conferences; Dismissal is 12:05p.m.
  • 11/9: Picture Retake Day
  • 11/12: No School - Veterans Day
  • 11/14: Building Shared Decision Making Team 7:30a.m.
  • 11/14: PTO Meeting 6:30p.m.
  • 11/16: PTO Fall Festival

Please check the district calendar for other events by visiting the GCSD website or by clicking here.

Gouverneur Elementary Pledge

I pledge to make Gouverneur Elementary a safe and happy place.

I will be respectful, responsible and honest.

I will treat others the way I want to be treated, with gold and blue shining through.

Gouverneur Elementary School, Gouverneur, NY

Gouverneur Elementary School is an exemplary school where we agree to place the welfare of students at the forefront of our decisions. In becoming a school of excellence, we always identify and implement new or enhanced initiatives in the area of curriculum and instruction, provide respectful and professional learning environments, develop and implement planning and support systems and increase faculty, parent and community partnerships.


We are a Responsive Classroom school, so our belief is that the social and emotional curriculum is just as important as the academic curriculum. We pride ourselves to "Delivering The Promise of A Brighter Future!"

Please visit our webiste and our PTO Facebook page!


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