Open Enrollment for State Health Plan
Attention, employees: Open enrollment for the State Health Plan is September 30 through October 31. The choices you make will remain in effect from January 1 through December 31, 2018. For more information, please visit https://shp.nctreasurer.com/Pages/Open-Enrollment.aspx.
Ad hoc Schools' Capital Needs Committee
The Gaston County Schools capital needs ad hoc committee will conduct a meeting on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. at Flint Groves Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 2023 Flint Lane, Gastonia. The public is invited.
Board of Education Meeting
The Board of Education will meet Monday, November 6, 5:30 p.m., at Gaston County Schools, 943 Osceola Street, Gastonia. The public is invited.
Veterans Day Holiday
Friday, November 10 is Veterans Day -- it is a holiday for students and employees. All school and central level offices will be closed Friday. We salute and thank all veterans who have served our country in the United States military.
Information meetings about Governor's School
Information about Governor’s School of North Carolina is available now. We encourage parents who have high school students interested in the 2018 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 14. For more information, contact your high school counselor or visit www.ncgovschool.org.
Kia Outstanding Educator Awards Ceremony
The Kia Outstanding Educator Awards Ceremony will be held at Stuart W. Cramer High School on Thursday, November 16 at 4:00 p.m. Each school and the Central Office will have a nominee for the Kia Outstanding Educator Award. A random drawing will be held to determine the winner, who will receive a new Kia Soul from Kia of Gastonia.
American Education Week
American Education Week is November 13-17. 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. Click here to visit the National Educators Association website to learn more about American Education Week.
National School Psychology Week
National School Psychology Week is November 13-17. This year's theme is Power Up. Be A Positive Charge! Our goal is to help connect students to the academic and social-emotional skills they need to promote personal achievement, growth, and resilience, as well as a sense of belonging and wellbeing. Resources and messaging can be adapted to students and adults, different age groups, and multiple contexts. We commend and thank our school psychologists for their outstanding service and commitment to Gaston County Schools.