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First week school schedule:
Wed, AUG 4: First Day of School for ALL Students
Kindergarten and 1st Graders begin in-person instruction.
Thur, AUG 5: 2nd and 3rd Graders begin in-person instruction.
Mon, AUG 9: 4th and 5th Graders begin in-person instruction
Complete paperwork at MyPaymentsPlus
Beginning July 17, parents can start completing necessary back-to-school paperwork at www.MyPaymentsPlus.com. Fund cafeteria accounts; join PTSA; and contribute to areas that interest your student and you. Contributions help Gwin Oaks purchase consumable items for day-to-day instruction and technology needs. Your child benefits directly, and the school continues to thrive.
Need to set up a MyPaymentsPlus account? Using your child’s student ID number, create a free account to submit forms, donate to fundraisers, and more.
Parent Portal is a must-have.
Parents with existing accounts should log in to update their home phone number or emergency contacts. (Look in the Update Student Information tab.) To change an email address or home address, complete a Parent Portal application form found on the school website under the Parents tab; indicate on the form that the changes are for an existing, active account.
To apply for a parent portal account, download an application from the school website under the Parents tab. Bring the completed form and present a picture ID to a staff member in the office.
Helpful Tip: Add email@example.com to your email address book to avoid school emails being blocked or filtered.
Stay in the Know!
School website: http://www.gwinoakses.org
Bookmark the school website for quick access to school information.
Friday e-Newsletter- Mighy Oak: The weekly Mighty Oak newsletter will automatically come you to when you have registered your student. This newsletter contains timely information about upcoming events and school happenings.
County system Text Messages: Opt into Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) text messages for district alerts, school closings, and other important messages by texting Y to 67587. (Also check that your phone numbers and email address are correct in the Parent Portal, since some of the district text messages are notifications about a new email or phone message sent to parents. See the Parent Portal above for instructions.)
Social Media: Connect with Buckaroo, the Gwin Oaks mascot: @gwinoakses on Facebook and Twitter.