What's Happening

Mark Your Calendars!

Thursday, January 31st: 
Band & Strings Concert @ 10:00 AM
Tuesday, February 5th:
Kindergarten Tours 9:30 - 10:45 & 1:45 - 3:00 
Kindergarten Evening 7PM-8PM
 
Wednesday, February 6th: 

What: 5th Grade 
Market Math is a fun-filled, hands-on, math-focused evening featuring activity stations for you and your 5th-grade child to explore. Come try your hand at "M&M Math," "Grocery Scanning," and other higher level “super” market math activities throughout the store. Enjoy free samples and give-a-ways!
When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019
When: Open House 4:30-7:30 pm
Where: Roche Bros Supermarket, Acton (Thanks for sponsoring this event!)

Spring MCAS Dates - Grades 3-6

ELA

Tuesday  April 2 & Wednesday April 3: Grades 3/5 English Language Arts
Tuesday  April 9 & Wednesday April 10: Grades 4/6 English Language Arts
Make-ups - April 5, 12, 23, 24

MATH
Tuesday April 30 & Wednesday May 1: Grade 3 Mathematics
Monday May 6 & Wednesday May 8: Grades 4/5 Mathematics
Monday May 13 & Tuesday May 14: Grade 6 MATH; Grade 5 Science and Technology
Make-ups - May 3, 10, 15, 17, 20, 21, 22


Community Ed: 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: February Vacation 2019 & April Vacation 2019

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 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. 



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. 


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