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Red Ribbon Week ~ October 23-31
Published by Tracy Esterly on October 17, 2017
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Red Ribbon Week

 

 

 

 

Next week, October 23-31, is Red Ribbon Week!
We will kick off the week wearing red on Monday.

Monday- Wear red
Tuesday– Sock it to drugs (Wear your crazy socks!)
Wednesday– Drugs are tacky (Wear a tacky outfit!)
Thursday– Put a lid on drugs (Wear your favorite hat!)
Friday– Team up against drugs (Wear your favorite sports shirt or jersey!)
        
Wellness Tip: Model Healthy Habits
Published by Tracy Esterly on October 6, 2017
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Our little ones are always watching. Adults who choose low-fat or fat-free or yogurt show kids that dairy is an important part of a healthy eating style. When kids model this behavior, their growing bones will thank you. Share these 10 Tips for Dairy and how to Be a healthy role model. For more nutritional tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us. @gottabhealthy #behealthy

        
Awards schedule for first nine weeks
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 29, 2017
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A picture of a logo promoting school awards

Below is the schedule for awards for the first nine weeks of school:

11/6/17 (Monday) 8:45a.m.  Kindergarten
2:00p.m. First Grade
11/7/17 (Tuesday) 9:00a.m. Fourth Grade
2:00p.m  Third Grade
11/8/17 (Wednesday) 9:00a.m.  Second Grade
2:00p.m  Fifth Grade
11/9/17 (Thursday) 9:00a.m. EC Classes
        
Order your Gray’s Creek Elementary School YEARBOOK!!!
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 28, 2017
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It is time to purchase your yearbook!
Click on the button below and you can order your yearbook!
Price: $15.00
Discounts if you order early:
October 1st – October 31st = 10%
November 1st – November 30th = 5%

A picture of a button to click to purchase a yearbook

A picture of the order form for the GCES yearbook

 

 

        
Turkey Trot 11/18/17
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 28, 2017
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Turkey TrotGrays Creek Elementary School PTA will be hosting their 6th Anuual Turkey Trot 10K, 5K and 1 mile fun run.  The event will be held November 18, 2017.  The 10K will begin at 8:00am, 5K will begin at 8:05am with 1 mile to follow.  This is a non-profit organization that will use the funds to enrich our school and community.  Cash prizes will be given to top finishers in the 10K and 5K.  There are also grand prizes for top 3 female and male finishers along with prizes 12 age brackets for both male and female top three finishers.  In 2014 we gave out over $2500 in prizes!!  Each participant in the 10K/ 5K registered by November 7th, 2017 will receive a finshers medal and an event shirt.  1 mile participants will have the option to run for the low cost of $15 to include an event shirt.  Price is $30 for 10K/ $25 for 5K/ $15 for 1 mile.

2015 Turkey Trot

 

Turkey Trot: Saturday, November 18, 2017
Turkey Trot Online Registration

 

        
Check out our new OUTDOOR CLASSROOM !!!
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 23, 2017
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Thanks to our amazing art teacher, Mrs. Marusiak, for our new outdoor classroom!  Providing assistance were Mrs. Tucker, Coach Draughon and Mrs. Simmons and many other staff members and ALL of our students!

        
New Twitter Account for GCES!
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 23, 2017
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Please follow us on our new Twitter account. Twitter logo blue bird flying

@GCES_GoneGlobal

        
GCES is a VIF Global School
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 22, 2017
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Check out our other videos!                          Read more

        
School Volunteers
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 22, 2017
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New volunteers at the school should submit a background form. Once approved their name will be added to the school approved volunteer list.
Please complete the volunteer form at the Cumberland County school Website.

        
Wellness Tip: Make Grocery Shopping Fun!
Published by Tracy Esterly on September 20, 2017
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Grocery Bingo - Make Shopping FunDo you dread going grocery shopping? Let’s put some fun into it by playing grocery store bingo. Use grocery shopping to teach kids about food and nutrition. Talk about where vegetables, fruits, protein food, dairy, and grains come from. Help them make healthy choices. For more healthy tips, be sure to visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the week from MyPlate.gov

        
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