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Gates Elementary School

Important Report Card Information 
Our report cards have changed, parents will view report cards via the Parent Portal on December 9 -23, 2016. Parents can print a copy of the report card by clicking on the printer icon in the upper right corner of the window that shows the online report card.

Workshop for Parents: The district held a workshop for parents of preschool through grade 6 students centered around the stress of parenting children today. More information regarding this presentation by Maria Trozzi entitled Five to Thrive: A Conversation About the Stresses of Parenting Kids Today can be found at  https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/k4h00

2017 ELA MCAS Schedule

April 3  - Gr. 4/5 Reading Comprehension Session 1

April 4  - Gr. 4/5 Reading Comprehension Session 2

April 5  - Gr. 4/5 Reading Comprehension Session 3


April 25 – Gr. 3/6 Reading Comprehension Session 1

April 26  - Gr. 3/6 Reading Comprehension Session 2

April 27 – Gr. 3/6 Reading Comprehension Session 3


2017 Math & Science MCAS Schedule 

May 1  - Gr. 4/5 Math Practice Test

May 2  - Gr. 4/5 Math Session Test 1

May 3  - Gr. 4/5 Math Session Test 1


May 8  - Gr. 3/6 Math Practice Test

May 9  - Gr. 3/6 Math Test Session 1

May 10 – Gr. 3/6 Math Test Session 2


May 15 – Gr. 5 Science & Tech/Engineering Test Session 1

May 16 – Gr. 5 Science & Tech/Engineering Test Session 2


Check Calendar for early release Thursday dates.
Safe Arrival: Call by phone (978-263-7425), or use the ELECTRONIC FORM if your child will be absent or late to school.

News 

Grade Level Supply Lists

2016-2017 Grade Level Supply Lists and Classroom Donation Lists

Bus Pass Policy

CHANGE TO BUS PASS POLICY AND PROCEDURES

The School Committee has approved new Bus Pass Policies and Procedures. These changes affect both permanent  and daily bus passing by elementary students. Be sure to read about these changes here.

Any questions should be directed to the Transportation Department: 978-264-3328





Reminders  



    Going Strong, Going Green!

    Congratulations to the Gates Green Team! Our team earned a "Massachusetts School of the Year" statewide award from the national non-profit NEED (National Energy Education Development Project)

    This award is given in recognition of success in energy conservation and sustainability, and this marks the third year that AB schools have received national and state awards from NEED. 

    Special congratulations to our Green Team faculty advisors Becky Acheson and June Montepeluso (Junior level "Massachusetts School of the Year") and to all of the students who participated. 


    One Day Bus Pass...

    Safe Arrival 
    Safe Arrival is necessary to ensure that each child is accounted for on a daily basis. There are now 2 options of notifying the school. By phone (978-263-7425), or by completing this electronic form. Click here to get started!


    One Day Bus Pass Request
    You can request a one day bus pass using our online form.

    The online form will generate a bus pass that the school office will give to your child to the bus driver. Remember the one day bus pass form must submitted by 2 PM the day before the change is to take affect.

    Online Pick-up Form

    Please complete the following online form when picking up your child either during the school day or at the end of the school day.
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2uTaj87gyxuMUhXRl9xZkpuY0U/view?usp=sharing
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    Read Across Gates 2015