The Jaguar Journal

Your source for Gorrie news!

Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had a terrific break and your kids are refreshed and ready to finish out the second grading period, which ends on January 15th!

The Gorrie Gala is coming!

The Gorrie Gala is taking place on Friday, February 26th. Check out the site to learn more about the event, select a sponsorship level and purchase tickets. Check the website often for updates. You won't want to miss this one! http://gorriefoundation.org/2016-gala/
Questions? Have something you are willing to donate for auction?
Contact Christina Quintero or Jennifer Mockler.

Chess Club

Join one of the largest chess clubs in the Hillsborough County School System held on Mondays from 1:15-2:30 after school! Sign up is easy: http://www.boardonechess.com/gorrie


We have players of all levels, very beginner friendly and the students love the pizza!


The new Chess Club session runs January 4th - March 28th. For printable flyer, click here: Gorrie Chess Flyer

Winn Dixie Math Night-Thursday, January 14th

Go on a mathematical scavenger hunt around your local Winn Dixie (2100 W. Swann)! Students will be given a set of math problems to solve in the store. All students who complete the scavenger hunt receive a spirit stick!

All students must be accompanied by an adult at all times while in the store. See you there!

Sponsored by Winn Dixie, the Math Curriculum Committee, & Gorrie PTA.


6-7 pm for K-2nd grade

7-8 pm for 3-5th grade

Take Me Out to the Ball Field!

If you are interested in playing baseball or softball this Spring, please check out Bayshore Little League. Any student at Gorrie Elementary is eligible to play for Bayshore Little League. Registration is now open and will remain open until January 11th. Tryouts are on January 16th and practices will begin shortly thereafter. Opening Ceremonies and most games will start on Saturday, February 13th.

More details can be found on http://www.bsll.org.