Gibraltar Elementary Newsletter

November 2020

News from the Principal's Desk

We had a very busy October at Gibraltar Elementary School! Here are some of the October highlights and events to look forward to in November.

October Highlights

  • Students have been busy celebrating the end of the first Reader's and Writer's Workshop Unit by having celebrations in grades K-5.
  • We held our Parent-Teacher Conferences on October 15 and 20.
  • FOG has continued Forest Days through a Virtual Presentation.

November Events

  • November 9, 2020 - School Board Meeting - 7 PM
  • November 23, 2020 - School Board Meeting - 7:00 PM
  • November 26 - 27, 2020 - Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
  • November 29 - December 12 - Elementary Online Book Fair



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Gibraltar Elementary will sponsor a food drive to help stock our local food pantries for the upcoming Holidays. Students will be collecting various items to help local food pantries. Please see the list below for items to donate. There will be an additional note coming home in the backpacks.

Please send your food item back in the child's backpack by Monday, November 16, 2020.

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Gibraltar Elementary Celebrates Responsibility!

Gibraltar Elementary gathered together on Friday, October 30 for their October Assembly and recognized students who demonstrated RESPONSIBILITY over the month of October. For November, our character trait is CITIZENSHIP.
Kindergarten - Lux Olson

1st Grade - Bub Mueller

2nd Grade - Jaxon Rinkleff

3rd Grade - Margaret Bremer

4th Grade - Laila Carlson-Masters

5th Grade - Kylie Fitzgerald


Scholastic Online Book Fair Gibraltar Elementary

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The online Scholastic Gibraltar Elementary Fall Book Fair is coming soon!

The dates of the fair are:

November 29 - December 12, 2020

Click on the button below for information!

The link and homepage to view books will not be available until November 8, 2020.

More information will be coming out soon!


Brrrrr! It is getting COLD outside!

It is getting cold outside! If your child is in need of a new winter coat, we have a few extras in the school. Please stop by the elementary office or talk to Brooke Petrie if you need a new coat. All information and conversations remain confidential.


Community Connections

Check out this resource available to all Door County families with children enrolled in school!


Thanksgiving Break 2020

Please note that we will not have school on Thursday, November 26 - Friday, November 27. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
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