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Battle of the Books
Sponsor:  Kelly Tucker
Battle of the books begins early in the year with after school meetings.
The North Carolina Battle of the Books is a statewide program which requires students to read a list of books.
Battle of the Books 2017-2018

Extra Credit Andrew Clements
Soft Rain Cornelia Cornelissen
Kenny & the Dragon Tony DiTerlizzi
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Chris Grabenstein
Among the Hidden Margaretr Perterson Haddix
Turtle in Paradise Jennifer L. Holm
Blue Joyce Moyer Hostetter
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Grace Lin
Rules Cynthia Lord
The Candymakers Wendy Mass
Wish Barbara O’Connor
Hatchet Gary Paulsen
Pax Sara Pennypacker
The Hero Two Doors Down Sharon Robinson
Walls Within Walls Maureen Sherry

A picture of a little girl hiding behind books

Safety Patrol
Sponsor:  Ms. McKinnon
Safety Patrol is proud to have a quality group of students as its members.  Safety Patrol is made up of our 5th-grade students who are recommended by their teacher.  These students promote good safety habits in and around the school.  The purpose of Safety Patrol is to help keep our school safe by preventing accidents from occurring and to develop leadership qualities in our members.  Being a member of the safety patrol is an honor that carries a great responsibility and a lot of dedication.

A picture of children in their safety patrol uniforms

Global Student Council
Sponsor:  Ms. McKinnon
The purpose of the Gray’s Creek Elementary Elementary Global Student Council is to develop leadership potential, maintain good citizenship and school spirit among the student body.  Our hope is that future student council members always remember to be global students and to at least try and change the world…. one step at a time.

“To Gray’s Creek Elementary School…. we hope our influence will be remembered!”  Zuriel Fredd, President 2011-2012

Student Council Officers will be elected in November

A picture of a girl holding a small globe

Go Far
Sponsor:  Ms. Poraczky
Go Far is a program for students currently in elementary(3 to 5).  The program goal is to help each participant train safely
and complete a 5-kilometer road race while also promoting healthy living.
Go Far at Gray’s Creek Elementary will begin the week of September 10th and end with a 5k road race.
GO Far requirements are 1. You arrange to have your child picked up after each training session. 2. Encourage your child to complete the entire program.

 A picture of children running

Published by Tracy Esterly on October 5, 2017
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