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Mark Your Calendars!

Picture Day: Tuesday September 18th. O'Connor Studios come to Gates for student pictures. Link to O'Connor Studios

Gates will have two Open House nights:
September 24
6:00-6:45pm - Grades 1 & 5 | 7:00-7:45pm - Grades 2 & 4
September 25: 
6:00-6:45pm - Kindergarten & Grade 3 | 7:00-7:45pm - Grade 6


No School Day Coverage
Parents of students in grades K-6!
To help plan ahead, here is a list of the no school days on which 
Community Ed will be offering programs for your children:
Election Day - November 6
Veterans Day - November 12
February Vacation 2019
April Vacation 2019

Welcome Back Letter from Principal Lynne Newman

Gates Elementary Musical Instrument Programs: Grades 5 & 6 Band; Grades 4, 5, & 6 Strings. Please click here for more information about the program and how to register.


School Supplies Information:

Families do not need to purchase student school supplies this year except for a student backpack. water bottle, and lunch bag (if bringing lunch from home).  The following classroom donations are still appreciated:  facial tissue, sanitizer, wipes, and extra healthy snacks.  Check with your child’s teacher first before you purchase any donations as it may vary by teacher and grade level.

 

  
School day for All-Day Kindergarten and Grades 1-6 is 8:50am - 3:20pm. Students may be dropped off between 8:35am and 8:50am. Thursday dismissal is at 12:50pm.

School day for Morning Kindergarten is 8:50am - 11:50pm. Students may be dropped off between 8:35am and 8:50am. Thursday dismissal is at 12:50pm. 


Online Forms with Descriptions

Safe Arrival
It is important for the school to know if your child will be absent or be late to school. Please complete the electronic form or call 978-263-7425

One Day Buss Pass Request Grades 2-6 Only
You can request a one day bus pass using our online form.
  The form will generate a bus pass that your student will hand to the driver. Remember the one day bus pass form must submitted by 2PM the day before the change is to take effect. 

One-Day Pick Up Form
Please complete the following online for when picking up your child either during or at the end of the school day.
  This online form should be completed by 1pm otherwise, please call the office. Parents enter on side of building and pick up in 6th grade pod when picking up at dismissal time. 

Permanent Pick Up
Please use this form if you plan to pick up your student at dismissal time on a regular basis (each day, every Monday, etc).  Parents enter on side of building and pick up in 6th grade pod when picking up at dismissal time. 

One Day Permission to Walk
Please use this form to give to your son/daughter to walk at dismissal time for a specific day.


Permanent Permission to Walk
Please use this form to give to your son/daughter to walk at dismissal time on a regular basis. Please specify which day(s) student may walk. 
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