School Calendars 2019-2020 and 2020-2021
Our calendar committee is working now to develop the school calendars for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years. Once completed, the draft calendars will be available on our website to receive feedback from the public before going to the Board of Education in February for approval and consideration.
Mentor Training Session
Gaston County Schools will conduct a mentor training session on Wednesday, November 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.
Information about Governor’s School of North Carolina is available now. We encourage parents who have high school students interested in the 2019 session of Governor’s School to review the information. Governor’s School is a prestigious summer enrichment program for students across the state. Nominations are due November 16. For more information, contact your high school counselor or visit www.ncgovschool.org.
American Education Week
American Education Week is November 12-16. Schools across the country are sponsoring special activities to celebrate public education and honor the individuals who are making a difference to ensure that every child receives a quality education.
National School Psychology Week
National School Psychology Week is November 12-16. This year's theme is Unlock Potential. Find Your Password! We commend and thank our school psychologists for their outstanding service and commitment to Gaston County Schools.
Teacher Job Fair
Want to join the Gaston County Schools family? Then come work with us! We are hosting a Job Fair on Friday, December 14 for applicants interested in teaching positions. The event will be held at Catawba Heights Baptist Church, 311 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Entries wanted for Farm School Calendar
Elementary students (grades K-5) from across North Carolina are encouraged to enter artwork for the Farm to School calendar contest. Thirteen entries will be chosen for inclusion in the calendar. The artwork should reflect the theme of agriculture. The deadline for submissions is December 15, but students who would like to enter should begin creating their artwork now. Click here for more information and instructions.