The Colt Connection

Centerton Gamble's Monthly Newsletter for January 2020

The Principals' Perspective

It is with our sincere hope that you all had a wonderful Winter Break. As we return, we want to take this opportunity to let you know how much we value the time we spend with your child(ren). We also take this time to welcome new families to CGES.


Teachers invest many hours over breaks into planning engaging learning opportunities to bring in the New Year. Below please find helpful reminders of procedures that will enable us to ensure the safety of each child while providing the best education possible.



  • School begins promptly at 7:30 and students are expected to be in their classrooms by that time.
  • If your child arrives after the 7:30 tardy bell, walk your child into the front office and sign in, please.
  • Early checkout (ECO) is available only for medical appointments or emergency situations.
  • Visitors must check-in at the front office, present a state-issued ID (each visit), and obtain a visitor sticker; the sticker must be worn at all times while in the building for security purposes.
  • Transportation changes should be communicated to our front office via telephone (479.696.3400) or via email at contactcges@bentonvillek12.org
  • Transportation changes must be communicated prior to 2:00 p.m.; the last ECO will be called at 2:15 p.m.


We welcome parents to our school and appreciate your involvement. Please be sure to contact your child's teacher in advance to schedule an appointment if you have a need to meet in person.


We understand that some procedures may be inconvenient, but they are necessary to ensure the safety of students and staff. We truly appreciate your cooperation and compliance.


We look forward to a fabulous second semester at Centerton Gamble. Thank you for entrusting your children to us!!


Mr. Randall Hunt and Mrs. Kim Foerster

January 2020 Calendar - Please click on the calendar to view the CGES website calendar that is updated regularly throughout the month!

Kindergarten Enrollment

Online enrollment for new kindergarten students begins on February 3, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and continues through February 14, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. All kindergarten students must have the online portion completed prior to Final Enrollment.


To learn more and to access the online enrollment forms, please visit https://www.bentonvillek12.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=6992

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The Counselors' Corner

Welcome back from Winter Break. We hope everyone has a wonderful 2020! Attached below please find our January Newsletter highlighting our character word of Knowledge, as well as the January edition of the Bentonville School Counselors' newsletter.


Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns about your child!


Mrs. Lonetree and Ms. Eichler

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From Nurse Tammy

Welcome back from Winter Break. I hope the graphic above is helpful to parents! Please let me know if I can be of any assistance.


Tammy Hellman, R.N.