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  • Proctors needed for end-of-year testing

     

    Our schools are already thinking about end-of-year testing, and they could use your help. Proctors are needed for elementary and middle school tests scheduled May 25 through June 8. Proctors are needed for high school tests scheduled June 2 through June 8. Adults who are available to help with testing should contact the school in their neighborhood for more information and to sign up. Proctors are needed at various times, and schools are able to accommodate proctors’ schedules.

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  • Register now for Youth Police Academy

     

    The Gaston County Police Department will sponsor its Citizens’ Police Academy for Youth July 10-14. The program is designed to introduce students (ages 12-15 years) to the law enforcement profession and provide them with information about the Gaston County Police Department. A group of 24 students will be selected for the program based on letters of reference from a teacher, principal, and guidance counselor. Click here for information about the application process.

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  • Virtual Academy applications accepted 


    We will accept applications throughout the summer for the new Gaston County Virtual Academy, which is designed especially for middle school students (grades 6-8) who could benefit from school flexibility and personalized online learning. The Virtual Academy is ideal for students currently enrolled in home school programs, students who need a flexible school schedule because of athletics and other competitive activities, or students who experience difficulty with the transition from elementary school to middle school. Click here for more information and to apply online.

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  • Gaston County Sports Physical Day
     

    CaroMont Health is sponsoring the 2017 Gaston County Sports Physical Day, Saturday, June 3, 8:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. at CaroMont Specialty Surgery in Gastonia. Cost is $10. For more information, please click here.

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District News

  • Schools excel in financial literacy competitions


    Gaston County Schools might have tomorrow’s top executives in the world of business and finance. Students from two high schools - Highland and South Point - won awards this year in three highly-competitive programs that focus on financial literacy. Additionally, for the second time in three years, a Gaston County high school has earned a top 10 national finish in the Capitol Hill Challenge presented by the SIFMA Foundation.

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  • Reception honors new teachers, teacher assistants


    Gaston County Schools has named its New Teacher of the Year and Teacher Assistant of the Year for 2017. Dru Lockridge of Stanley Middle School won the Linda Rader New Teacher of the Year recognition and Joseph Rothwell of W.C. Friday Middle School earned the Teacher Assistant of the Year honor. The awards were presented during a reception on Tuesday, May 23 at the Schiele Museum.

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  • Students chosen for Commissioners’ School


    Sixty-two students from Gaston County Schools will attend the James S. Forrester Commissioners’ School of Excellence June 18-30 at Belmont Abbey College. Commissioners’ School is a unique, two-week summer residential learning experience for rising tenth graders in Gaston County. It is similar to the prestigious Governor’s School of North Carolina program.

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  • Educators honored during Evening of Excellence


    Four employees captured the most prestigious awards presented by Gaston County Schools during the 2017 Evening of Excellence ceremony. The program sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank was held Tuesday, May 2 at the Gaston Country Club. Stuart W. Cramer High School social studies teacher Mindee Mammano was named the Wells Fargo Teacher of the Year and Phyllis Whitworth of Belmont Central Elementary School earned the Wells Fargo Principal of the Year recognition. They will represent Gaston County in the regional competitions for 2017-2018.

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School News

  • 2017-2018 Sports Sign Ups

    Sign ups for 2017-18 fall sports, which are football, softball, and cheerleading will begin next Monday, May 15.

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  • BCMS BOGO BOOK FAIR 

    BCMS will have a Buy One, Get One Book Fair from May 26- June 2.  This is a great time to find some awesome deals and get some summer reading material!  Reading during time away from school has been proven to increase achievement levels.  Help prepare your student to be the BEST they can be by encouraging them to read. 

     

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  • Teacher of the Year- Mrs. Robertson

     

    Congratulations to Ms. Robertson for being the Bessemer City Middle School Teacher of the Year!  We are so happy to have her here leading our music and chorus groups. 

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