School News

  • December 8th-Chorus Concert

    The Winter Chorus Concert will be Thursday, December 8th at 7:00. The concert will be held at Hunter Huss High School.

     

    December 15th-Band Concert

    The Winter Band Concert will be Thursday, December 15th at 7:00. The concert will be at Southwest Middle School. 

     

     

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  • Yearbooks Sale

    Yearbooks are on sale now! You can purchase a yearbook online (Order Now) or by turning the order form envelope into to Mrs. White (Room 227) during advisory or in the mornings. The yearbooks are $25.00.

     

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  • January 3rd- PBIS Belmont Abbey Basketball Game

    The Belmont Abbey trip will be $12.00 (includes lunch)

    This trip has a limited number of slots available. First come first serve. Please see Mrs. White to get a permission slip and sign up. Students must not have any write-ups after November 1st. 

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District News

  • Board selects chairman and vice chairman


    The Gaston County Board of Education has selected its chairman and vice chairman for the next two years. During Monday morning’s organizational meeting at the Central Office, the Board voted unanimously to elect Kevin Collier to serve as chairman. The Board also elected Jeff Ramsey to serve as the vice chairman.

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  • Gaston County Schools to host Teacher Job Fair


    Want to join the Gaston County Schools family? Then come work with us! We’re hosting a Job Fair on Friday, December 16 for applicants interested in teaching positions for the 2017-2018 school year. The event will be held at Catawba Heights Baptist Church, 311 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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  • Pinewood’s Kim Costner wins new car from Kia


    A new car will make a difference for a teacher who is already making a difference in children’s lives. Kim Costner, the computer lab teacher at Pinewood Elementary, was the lucky winner of a brand new Kia Soul during Gaston County Schools’ Kia Outstanding Educator Awards ceremony on Wednesday. Now in its fourth year, the recognition program is sponsored by Kia of Gastonia and honors employees who are best described as “unsung heroes.”

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  • Induction held for National Technical Honor Society


    Gaston County Schools hosted the annual National Technical Honor Society induction ceremony on Thursday, November 17 at Stuart W. Cramer High School. The program honored approximately 300 high school students, who are enrolled in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, for their outstanding academic achievement.

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Announcements

  • Four more parades on the schedule

     

    Did you see our classic orange school bus in one of last week's holiday parades? If not, you have four more opportunities. The Belmont Parade is Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., the Dallas parade is Friday at 4:00 p.m., the Cherryville parade is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and the Stanley Parade is Wednesday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m.

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  • Mentor training session is December 14

     
    Gaston County Schools will conduct a mentor training session on Wednesday, December 14 at 9:00 a.m. at the Gaston Regional Chamber, 601 W Franklin Blvd, Gastonia. To register, call the Business Partnership Office, (704) 866-6329.
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  • Gaston County Schools hosting Job Fair


    Want to join the Gaston County Schools family? Then come work with us! The school system is hosting a Job Fair on Friday, December 16 for applicants interested in teaching positions. The event will be held at Catawba Heights Baptist Church, 311 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. For more information, call the Human Resources Department, (704) 866-6129.

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  • Board of Education Meeting

     

    The Board of Education will meet Monday, December 19, 5:30 p.m., at the Gaston County Schools Central Office, 943 Osceola Street, Gastonia. The public is invited. The meeting will air live on Time Warner Cable Channel 21 and on Ustream

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