Our PTO is sponsoring their fall BBQ fundraiser on Friday, September 22. BBQ plates from Ole Carolina BBQ are for sale for $8 each. Pick-up will be available at the school from 11:00am until 6:30pm, and delivery is available for orders of 10 or more plates. Please support the Cramerton PTO by purchasing BBQ--and help us be Big on the Pig!
You may purchase yearbooks online by visiting jostens.com. Yearbooks are currently $30, plus tax and shipping. This is the best deal of the year, and that price will go up after September 18--so order yours now!
Also, we would also love to include as many pictures of our students as possible in the yearbook this year! Share your awesome photos through a free app for smart phones called ReplayIt by Jostens. By simply downloading the free app to your smart phones or tablets, you can begin sharing saved photos in your gallery or upload new pictures as soon as you take them! Just download the app, search for Cramerton Middle School, connect with your Facebook log-in and the photos uploaded will then flow directly to yearbook staff for consideration. And, if you would prefer to upload a large number of photos all at once, you can also go to replayit.com from a computer. Please help us make this the best yearbook yet!
Interim progress reports will be distributed to all students for all classes on Thursday, September 28. Parents should review these reports, sign them, and return them to the appropriate teachers the next day.
The Gaston County Schools capital needs ad hoc committee will conduct a meeting on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at Flint Groves Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 2023 Flint Lane, Gastonia. The public is invited.
Once again, Gaston County Schools ranks as the safest large school district in North Carolina. Gaston’s school crime and violence rate of 3.740 is the lowest among the state’s ten largest school districts (based on student enrollment). Additionally, our rate is lower than the state rate for the seventh consecutive year, which shows that our on-going, concentrated focus on comprehensive school safety is paying off. Click here to read more.
The high school graduation rate for Gaston County Schools has increased again, according to information released Thursday by the North Carolina State Board of Education. The graduation rate for the Class of 2017 is 88.3 percent, which is the best rate ever for the school district. The Gaston rate of 88.3 percent is higher than the state graduation rate of 86.5 percent. The district’s graduation rate has increased each year for the past eight years.
Overall student proficiency on end-of-grade and end-of-course state tests increased again for Gaston County Schools, according to information released Thursday by the North Carolina State Board of Education. Additionally, the district saw an increase in academic growth with 22 schools exceeding growth expectations for the 2016-2017 school year.
School bells rang Monday morning as students across Gaston County returned from summer vacation and headed back to class. Approximately 32,000 children arrived at school bright and early to begin the 2017-2018 academic year. It was a great first day as students settled into their classrooms, met their teachers, made new friends, and became focused on learning.
It’s back-to-school time in Gaston County! When the morning bell rings on Monday, August 28, approximately 32,000 students (pre-kindergarten through high school) will walk through the schoolhouse doors to start the 2017-2018 academic year. Here is some information for parents and the community as students in Gaston County Schools head back to class.