Are you ready for some computer fun! Join us for the 2018 Code-A-Thon Hosted by FIRST Robotics Team 3044 OxBe4 WHEN: Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am WHERE: Milton Terrace Gymnasium, 200 Wood Road WHO: Students in grades 1-5 are invited to participate. Registration is limited to the first 100 students, so please sign up as soon as possible. WHAT: Students will learn about coding and work on a challenge. Younger students not familiar with coding will have both computer and non-computer based activities related to coding. HOW: Please visit Registration to register for the Code-A-Thon Questions? Please contact Diane Irwin, K-12 Science Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 884-7150.
Our School Day at Gordon Creek
NO SCHOOL - NOVEMBER 21-23 - THANKSGIVING RECESS
1/2 DAY OF CLASSES (am only) - NOVEMBER 29 AND 30 - ELEMENTARY PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES
School Begins at 9:00 AM. School Dismisses at 3:15 PM.
Students who are being dropped off at school in the morning may be dropped off beginning at 8:55 AM.
If your student is being picked up during or after school, please send a note in to school with your student.
Students who are absent from school, upon return, will need a note from a parent/guardian stating the reason for the absence.
Gordon Creek Elementary School and Gordon Creek PTA are applying for designation as a 2019-2021 National School of Excellence. We received this honor for the 2017-19 school years. As part of the application process, National PTA requests feedback from families to develop a plan of action for our school and PTA. We need your help to complete the application process by answering the short survey at the link below:
The deadline to complete the survey is Thursday, November 15, 2018.
We sincerely thank you for your assistance.
Gordon Creek PTA
Physical Educaton News
Students will need to wear or bring sneakers on the days that they have PE. For students in grades 3-5, it is recommended that students bring a change of clothes for PE class.
It is time for the PE Fill the Bucket Leader selection. Students in grades k-5 are selected based on being a role model and leader during PE class. Students exhibit the positive behavior characteristics of the 3B's at all times. - Being safe, Being respestful and Being responsible.
The 7 Habits are alive and well at Gordon Creek! The Character Education Committee and Gordon Creek Student Ambassadors hosted an assembly on Friday, October 19 to teach K-5 students about Habit 1: Be Proactive and Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind. Two students per grade level were recognized in front of their peers, teachers, and families for demonstrating leadership skills and positive character traits. Congratulations to all those who were honored! You make us all proud!
The gift will have a transformative impact on the BSEF’s ability to help the students of the Ballston Spa Central School District. Up to $10,000 per year will be distributed as the “BSEF/Fred Reiners Memorial Grant for Educational Enrichment” to teachers throughout the district.