The Patriot Pages
Staff Bulletin for the week of Nov. 24th
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received.
Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling.
Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. Henry Van Dyke
Mrs. Matthews and I are so thankful for you and the warm, loving atmosphere you create for the precious children here at Gardner Park!
Staff Member of the Week Updates...
Please keep the nominations coming!! And, yes, you can make more than nomination. The past two weeks have been great for lots of nominations - thank you so much for recognizing your colleagues!
Ready or Not...Here Come's Benchmark Testing!
12/2 - 5th gr Science Benchmark (1 class in each lab and the 2 mobile carts) AND 3rd gr Reading on the same day
12/3 - 3rd gr Math
12/4 - 4th gr Reading
12/5 - 4th gr Math
12/8 - Makeup's for 3/4 students who still need to test (either absent or need accommodations)
12/9 - Makeup's for 3/4 students who still need to test (either absent or need accommodations)
12/10 - 5th gr Reading
12/11 - 5th gr Math
12/12 - Makeup's for 5th graders who still need to test
12/15 - Makeup's for 5th graders who still need to test
Gardner Park Christmas Party!!
Thursday, Dec. 4th, 6pm
2699 Aberdeen Blvd
Join us on December 4th for our annual Christmas party at The Rock House in Gastonia for food, fun and fellowship! You are welcome to bring a spouse/guest (no kiddos this time, please.)
A separate Google Form will be sent for you to RSVP. You must RSVP by Friday, Nov 28th.
Please see the link below to check out the menu ahead of time.
Who's on duty at The Park this week?
Gilbert - Breakfast
Mayhew - Gym
A. Miller - Hallway (Breakfast Chute)
Coaches - until Watkins and Moore get inside
Schedule for the Week
Tuesday - Pie Day! Bring a pie and copies of the recipe to share.
Jaime at an Assistant Principal Meeting half-day in the AM
Wednesday - Annual Leave Day
Mark your Calendar for these upcoming events:
12/4 - Interims
12/4 - Staff Christmas Party
12/8 - Las Posada Parent Involvement Night
12/16 - PTO Holiday Program