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Dear Parents and Families:

Our Scholastic Buy 1, Get 1 FREE* Book Fair is coming on May 1st and we are looking for volunteers!
The book fair will connect your kids to fun books and inspiring characters — helping them become lifelong readers while doubling their reading fun! Not only will your child be able to choose from a wonderful selection of titles before summer vacation starts, they'll also get one free book for every book they buy!
Our spring Book Fair no doubt will be THE place for ultimate Book joy and a welcome even for our students. Here’s what you need to know about the Fair, which will take place from Monday, May 1st through Friday, May 5th at Gordon Creek Elementary!
Our Book Fair offers eWallet, a safe and secure alternative to cash. Simply create a free account to add funds and/or invite family and friends to contribute so your child can select their own books. Any unused funds can be spent at The Scholastic Store Online or to fund a future eWallet.
If you can’t make it to the Fair, then shop at our school’s Online Book Fair*. All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Your online orders will also benefit our school.
Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping:

Dear Families, 

Attached you will find the Zoom Link to our May 4th  meeting at 7pm!

If you can’t attend the meeting please see the following news to stay up to date on the many events taking place! 

To order a YEARBOOK :

Book Fair:

Our Scholastic Buy 1, Get 1 FREE* Book Fair is this week! Volunteers are still needed!        

Teacher Appreciation Sign up:

The PTA is planning a Staff Appreciation lunch for the Gordon Creek staff on Thursday, May 11th. The Tacos Flacos food truck will be providing tacos. We are in need of some donations from families for supplemental food and drink items. Please label items "Staff Lunch" and drop off to the Gordon Creek office by Wednesday, May 10th.  Thank you!

Touch a Truck: May 6th

The Ballston Spa High School National Honor Society is excited to present the 2023 Touch A Truck event!  The event will be held at Gordon Creek Elementary on May 6, 2023 from 10:00am - 1:00pm. This family event will offer kids of all ages the opportunity to explore a variety of different vehicles, such as: fire, police, military and construction vehicles. There will be a horn free hour from 10:00am-11:00am. This is a free event and open to surrounding communities.

Spring Fling : May 12th

May 12th from 5:30-7:30 on the front lawn of Gordon Creek! 

We are looking for volunteers to help out at some stations!

To alleviate some of the congestion this year we have decided to add in a STEM presentation with a Mad Scientist! We ask that your grade level go into the gym during your designated time for this hands on show. This will allow for shorter lines outside and more fun to be had by all! 

5:30-6:15 K,1st,& 2nd gr. Mad Scientist in Gym

6:30-7:15 3rd, 4th,& 5th gr. Mad Scientist in Gym

Free: 5 Blow ups, Music, Open Air Photo Booth, Face Painting, Crafts, Cotton Candy, Balloon Artist, and a Mad Scientist !

For Purchase: 

  • Mr. Ding- A- Ling

  • Kona Ice

  • Smiths Smokeshack Food Truck

  • Pizza Food Truck

*Students must be accompanied by an adult* 

Kids Run / Scottie Stampede

The District’s annual Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Wood Road Elementary School complex. The day begins at 7:45am with a check-in for the FREE Kids Color Fun Run which starts at 8:15am. At 8:45am, check-in will begin for the Scotties Stampede 5k and at 9:15am the race will begin with a brand new course that starts and ends in the Wood Road bus loop. Runners and walkers are all invited and welcome to participate! Race registration for the Kids Color Run and the Scotties Stampede 5k can be found HERE

Special Persons Day

May 16th! More information to follow! 

5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony 

June 21, 2023 at 10:00 am! 

PTA  Officers/ Committee 2023-2024 Openings

Are you looking to invest yourself more into the amazing Gordon Creek PTA?

Well you are in luck as we have some openings for the next school year!!

Officer Openings:



Corresponding Secretary

If there is something that has caught your eye, you will be able to sit with the current officer/committee member to see how everything works.

 If you are interested or you have any questions please email

Gordon Creek PTA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: May 4th PTA MTG

Time: May 4, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 864 3693 2663

Passcode: 541490

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