Educating Everyone Takes Everyone
The Back to School Barbecue was a success again this year. The barbecue was held on Tuesday, September 3. The food was generously donated this year by Stewart's Shops. Over 400 people attended the barbeque. Kona Ice was on site also to serve up a cool treat to attendees. Thank you to everyone who made our barbecue a success.
Gordon Creek Webstore is Open September 3-17, 2019 This is your chance to get Gordon Creek and Ballston Spa Scotties merchandise through WickedSmart Apparel for the new school year! We are offering t-shirts, baseball jerseys, football jerseys, sweatshirts, tie-dye, and more. Check out our merchandise at: https://wickedsmartapparel.com/collections/gordon-creek-elementary-staff-apparel *Merchandise will be available the week of October 10, 2019* • ALL orders will be completed and distributed at the same time. Choosing a shipping option will not expedite an order. • No refunds/exchanges. • Wicked Smart is not responsible for backordered items. All items are checked for stock before the website is built. If items are out of stock at the time the store closes, Wicked Smart will deliver the remainder of the store and notify customers when the backorder items arrive. • The storefront must have a minimum of 6 orders to proceed with production. • Choose Pick Up By Coordinator if you would like to pick your item(s) up at Gordon Creek Elementary during the week of October 10, 2019. • Orders that choose "Pick Up at Wicked Smart" and decide to change their delivery option will be charged for shipping.
One of our most popular fundraisers is right around the corner! Ashley Brown Photography will be holding Fall children & family photo sessions on Saturday, October 5th (rain date 10/6). Portrait fundraisers are a perfect way to get some updated photos, while also supporting our school. Plus, photos will be done in plenty of time for holiday gifts and cards! For more details, please visit the link below. Booking begins at 8 AM on Saturday, September 14. http://www.ashleybrownllc.com/gordoncreek This fundraiser always sells out quickly, so don't delay!
We have made it even easier to be a member of our PTA. Simply click on the link below. Minimum member dues are $5. Anything above that will be a donation to help fund the many amazing PTA sponsored events and activities throughout the year! Also, take a moment to sign up on MemberHub, as this will be the best place to stay current on all PTA related events and volunteer opportunities throughout the year! https://gordoncreek.memberhub.store/. Our first meeting is Wednesday, September 18 at 3:30 PM in the GC library.
Our School Day at Gordon Creek Elementary
1/2 Day of School - September 20 K-12 - Staff Conference Day
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.
The Ballston Spa Central School District's display of student artwork and projects received the first place award in this year's Showcase of Schools at the Saratoga County Fair. The fair is held July 23-28, 2019 at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa.