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February 26, 2018

PTO Read-a-thon Information

Read-a-thon, our newest fundraiser kicks off February 26. We are piloting this program right now to work out any kinks because this will be replacing Boosterthon in the fall. With this program we KEEP 80% of what we raise vs. the 55% with Boosterthon. In addition there are no processing fees with your donation AND we are offering fun school wide and class wide incentives instead of prizes. We are super excited about this program and hope you will partner with us to make it a success.

Jerry Pallotta, author of over fifty books, is coming to GHES on Thursday, March 22 to talk to your students about writing, researching, and publishing books. Mrs. Prince will be sharing more details about the day of the visit soon.


Students have the opportunity to purchase signed copies of Mr. Pallotta's books the day of the event, but they can also preorder books that will be delivered to them the day of the event. Preorders will also be signed. See the email attachment for preorder form.


If you have any questions, please ask Mrs. Prince or email Nicole Ayers at nicolecayers@gmail.com.

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Dress Code

As we approach the excitement and warmth of spring, please consider our student dress code...


No clothing or accessories are allowed to disrupt the educational process. The administration reserves the right to determine what is appropriate for school.


Students may wear shorts, dresses, skirts, etc. which are of appropriate length. Tops must be long enough that they can be tucked into pants or shorts. Basketball jerseys must be worn with an appropriate garment (i.e. tee shirt). No headwear (hats, caps, hoods, etc.) or sunglasses may be worn in the building.


The following items are not appropriate for school: Flip flops, spaghetti straps, tattered or torn clothing, underwear that is visible, tank tops, muscle shirts, t-backs and cross-backs.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, 3/1: STEAM/Literacy Night at GHES, grades K, 2, & 4, 6-7:30pm

Friday, 3/2: PTO Donuts with Dad

Tuesday, 3/6: Spring Picture Day

Thursday, 3/8: STEAM/Literacy Nigh at GHES, grades 1, 3, & 5, 6-7:30pm

Tuesday, 3/13: PTO Meeting @6:30pm

Tuesday, 3/27: PTO spirit night at Chick-fil-a, 5:30-8pm

Friday, 3/30: REGULAR SCHOOL DAY

4/2 - 4/6: Spring Break

Tuesday, 4/17: PTO Meeting @6:30pm

4/19 & 4/20: Kindergarten Registration

Saturday, 4/28: PTO Carnival

5/7 - 5/11: Teacher Appreciation Week

Friday, 5/25: 1/2 day 7-11am, last day of school