Please join us for Open House on Thursday, August 24th from 5:30 - 7:30.
Welcome Back Red Raiders! All students will report to their advisory teacher at 8:00 on Monday, August 28.
Parking passes will be sold to seniors on Wednesday, September 6 and to juniors on Thursday, September 7.
Clutching a pair of oversized scissors and surrounded by school leaders, a quartet of students cut the red ribbon on Sunday to signify the official opening of Pleasant Ridge Elementary School. Hundreds of people applauded as Superintendent of Schools W. Jeffrey Booker proclaimed the new school open to the public. The ribbon cutting was the finale act for the school’s debut during the festive grand opening ceremony.
Once again, Bobbie Cavnar is being honored for his outstanding efforts in the classroom. Cavnar is among 38 educators from across the United States who will receive the prestigious Award for Teaching Excellence sponsored by the California Casualty insurance company. The award will be presented in February 2018 during the NEA Foundation’s Salute to Excellence in Education Gala in Washington, D.C.
In August, Gaston County Schools will launch its first online school. The Gaston County Virtual Academy is for grades 6-8 and offers personalized learning and schedule flexibility. The school features a blended model of instruction with online classes and some face-to-face enrichment activities. It’s free and ideal for students in a homeschool setting.
The Gaston County Board of Education has approved the appointment of principals at 10 schools for the 2017-2018 academic year. The appointments are effective July 1.
The first day of school for students in Gaston County Schools is Monday, August 28.