Garden Club
Mar
29
3:00 PM15:00

Garden Club

Come Help Make Our Garden A Fun and Beautiful Space!

We’ll be moving our garden into the middle courtyard and could use your help!!

Meet in the Courtyard on:

Friday, March 29th from 3:00-4:30 and Saturday, March 30th from 10:00-11:30

Bring your hats and something to drink with you.

We could use some tools to borrow while we work. We’ll make sure you take them back with you.

TOOLS WE COULD USE:

Wheel Barrows, Shovels, Rakes, Bring your garden gloves if you have some!!

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Garden Club
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

Garden Club

Come Help Make Our Garden A Fun and Beautiful Space!

We’ll be moving our garden into the middle courtyard and could use your help!!

Meet in the Courtyard on:

Friday, March 29th from 3:00-4:30 and Saturday, March 30th from 10:00-11:30

Bring your hats and something to drink with you.

We could use some tools to borrow while we work. We’ll make sure you take them back with you.

TOOLS WE COULD USE:

Wheel Barrows, Shovels, Rakes, Bring your garden gloves if you have some!!

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Reading Fair and Book Exchange
Apr
2
3:00 PM15:00

Reading Fair and Book Exchange

It's our second annual READING FAIR!

Come see what our 1st through 3rd grades are reading and reporting on.

The little gym will be open 3-6, Tuesday, April 2 with a reception starting at 5.

Winners will be announced and awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in 2nd and 3rd grades. Winners will receive prizes.

And every student will receive a little gift.

Parent Viewing: 3:00pm-6:00pm

Reception 5pm-6pm

Awards Ceremony at 5:30pm

Prizes for every Student

All GCS families are encouraged to attend.

Please speak with your child's teacher for additional information.

Book Exchange: Bring a Book, Take a Book - Books for all ages, including parents

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SAC Meeting
Apr
10
3:15 PM15:15

SAC Meeting

Please join Dr. Flint and Mrs. Chavez to provide your ideas and support (or just listen and observe) on how Gonzales Community School can best spend it's budget and best serve our students, academically.

The School Advisory Committee is open to all parents, staff, and students who are interested in providing guidance and support or learn more about how our resources are allocated. If you are interested in becoming a member of the school School Advisory Council, please email Dr. Flint at cflint@sfsp.k12.nm.us to let her know that you would like to participate in SAC.

Each school in the Santa Fe school district has the ability to define its own goals (within reason) and determine how to achieve those goals.

SAC meetings are the opportunity to provide your input on priorities and plans to help GCS best serve our students. Learn more about SAC at GCS: http://www.gcspta.org/school-advisory-committee

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El Día de Los Niños / El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day / Book Day)
Apr
26
8:00 AM08:00

El Día de Los Niños / El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day / Book Day)

Our teachers and parents are working hard to plan a fun and informative day for our students and parents to celebrate children and books!

More details to be provided soon.

This website provides a good explanation of El Día de Los Niños / El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day / Book Day) http://taos.unm.edu/library/dia1.html

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Swim Team Meeting
Mar
1
1:00 PM13:00

Swim Team Meeting

The 2019 Elementary Swim Season begins the week of March 4th!

There will be a mandatory meeting on Friday, March 1st at 1:00 p.m. for any K-6 students interested in joining the Gonzales Swim Team.

Please see Ms. Ana (5th grade, Room 112) for more information. This year's coaches will be Ms. Ana, Ms. Salazar, and Mr. Druva.

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Box Tops Collection Date
Feb
22
8:00 AM08:00

Box Tops Collection Date

Collect Box Tops, check the expiration date, trim and turn into your child's teacher.

Did you know that GCS earns $.10 for every Box Top that we collect? That's free money for our school by just cutting out the Box Tops for Education coupon on products you buy everyday.

If every student in the school collects at least 25 box tops this year, GSC will earn $1,000 to support GSC PTA programs like events and supplies in every classroom, student snacks during testing, family night, cooking with kids and much more—every student benefits.

The class that collects the most Box Tops will win a Pizza Party!

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SAC Meeting
Feb
13
3:15 PM15:15

SAC Meeting

Please join Dr. Flint and Mrs. Chavez to provide your ideas and support (or just listen and observe) on how Gonzales Community School can best spend it's budget and best serve our students, academically.

The School Advisory Committee is open to all parents, staff, and students who are interested in providing guidance and support or learn more about how our resources are allocated. If you are interested in becoming a member of the school School Advisory Council, please email Dr. Flint at cflint@sfsp.k12.nm.us to let her know that you would like to participate in SAC.

Each school in the Santa Fe school district has the ability to define its own goals (within reason) and determine how to achieve those goals.

SAC meetings are the opportunity to provide your input on priorities and plans to help GCS best serve our students. Learn more about SAC at GCS: http://www.gcspta.org/school-advisory-committee

SAC Agenda 2-13-19.PNG
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See's Chocolate Fundraiser
Jan
22
to Feb 1

See's Chocolate Fundraiser

We are selling See’s Valentine Chocolates as our winter fundraiser (and hopefully our final PTA fundraiser of the school year).  We're on the home stretch to reach our fundraising goal!

  •  This is a pre-order sale - students will take orders, collect payment, turn orders and payment in by Friday, February 1 to their teacher

  • PTA will collect the order forms and payment envelopes from teachers on Friday, February 1 

  • Chocolate orders will be delivered to students on Monday, February 11 so they may deliver to their friends and family by February 14  

Checks should be made payable to Gonzales Community School PTA.


Thank you and please contact us at gonzalespta@gmail.com with any questions.

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Yearbook Cover Design Contest
Jan
14
3:00 PM15:00

Yearbook Cover Design Contest

We’re excited to announce the 2018- 2019 Gonzales Community School Year Book Front and Back Cover Contest!

The illustrations should be school related yet let your imagination run wild!

Please submit your yearbook cover ideas to Mr. Clark in Room 205 or to Ms. Becke and Ms. Allicia in the front office by January 14th.

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GCS Science Fair, Parent Viewing and Awards Ceremony
Jan
10
8:00 AM08:00

GCS Science Fair, Parent Viewing and Awards Ceremony

Judges from the Santa Fe Alliance for Science will judge science projects for grades 4-8.

Parents are invited to view all science fair projects on Thursday evening at 5PM-6PM in the cafeteria. Students are asked to be by their science projects in the cafeteria at 5PM-6PM.

Science Fair winners will be announced and awards ceremony will take place at 6PM. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place science projects in each grade level.    

Click for more information about the GCS Science Fair.

We need parent volunteers to help supervise students during the science fair.  Click to Volunteer.

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Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Jan
8
7:30 AM07:30

Staff Appreciation Breakfast

PTA is hosting a teacher and staff appreciation breakfast on Tuesday, January 8 at 7:30am-8:30am.  

We ask parents to bring in one breakfast or brunch type of item so the teachers can enjoy a morning meal to help get their day off to a great start.  If you can help out in any way, we would greatly appreciate it.  

Please visit http://signupschedule.com/gcs to bring an item and to help with breakfast that morning.

Thanks so much for helping show our teachers and staff that we appreciate what they do for our children!

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GCS Spelling Bee
Dec
13
1:00 PM13:00

GCS Spelling Bee

Fourth through eighth-grade students will host class spelling bees before November 20. 

The top two spellers from each classroom will compete in the school spelling bee on December 13.

The Bee will be live-streamed to the classrooms as in previous years.

The top two spellers from Gonzales will go on to compete in the Santa Fe county Bee to held in January.

Please contact Ms. McCabe, GCS Librarian with any questions kmcmcabe@sfps.k12.nm.us

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Science Cafe
Dec
6
5:30 PM17:30

Science Cafe

Gonzales Science Café

All students in 4th through 8th-grade and guardians

Why?

Free Science Fair Boards and a light snack from PTA!

Get updates and ask questions about your Science Fair Project

We will discuss:
Asking questions and forming hypotheses
Creating experiments to test those hypotheses
Organizing data and drawing conclusions
Writing about scientific research

More information about STEM and the Science Fair at Gonzales

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Halloween FUNdraiser
Oct
26
5:30 PM17:30

Halloween FUNdraiser

A Gonzales tradition!  Family, friends, fun, and costumes.  Join us at the school for an evening of good old fashioned family fun.  Carnival games and food.

Every GCS family will be asked to donate a food item and volunteer for their class carnival game.  More details to be provided by your child's teacher.

Ticket sales will take place in the school office during parent-teacher conferences on October 19 and 22, and before and after school.  Tickets are $.50 each.  

Book Fair: Visit Mrs. McCabe in the library to buy new books. Great opportunity to complete your holiday shopping for every child on your gift list.

Sign-up for a one-hour shift in the kitchen.

Click for more information

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Box Tops Collection Date
Oct
26
8:00 AM08:00

Box Tops Collection Date

Collect Box Tops, check the expiration date, trim and turn into your child's teacher.

Did you know that GCS earns $.10 for every Box Top that we collect? That's free money for our school by just cutting out the Box Tops for Education coupon on products you buy everyday.

If every student in the school collects at least 25 box tops this year, GSC will earn $1,000 to support GSC PTA programs like events and supplies in every classroom, student snacks during testing, family night, cooking with kids and much more—every student benefits.

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Lobo Library Book Fair
Oct
22
to Oct 29

Lobo Library Book Fair

Visit Mrs. McCabe in the library to buy new books.  Your purchase supports the purchase of new books in the Lobo Library.

This is a great opportunity to complete your holiday shopping for every child on your gift list.

"A good education is the greatest gift you can give yourself or anyone else." - Mahtab Narsimhan

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Expanding Your Horizons Conference
Oct
13
7:45 AM07:45

Expanding Your Horizons Conference

STEM Santa Fe Expanding Your Horizons conference for Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico girls in 5th -8th.

This conference is a remarkable opportunity to introduce students and further their knowledge and curiosity of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

GCS PTA will pay student's registration fee if student requests a scholarship - just complete the registration form and indicate that GCS PTA will pay registration fee - It's that easy! Contact us at gonzalespta@gmail.com with any questions.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Santa Fe Community College

6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM  87508

Click for more information and to register online

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LOBO FUN RUN for Education
Oct
12
8:30 AM08:30

LOBO FUN RUN for Education

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Title I Parent Meeting
Oct
9
5:30 PM17:30

Title I Parent Meeting

Title I Parent Meeting

(in conjunction with the PTA Meeting)

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

5:30-6:00 pm

Library

Please join us as we share information about Gonzales Community School being identified as a Title I school.

You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Childcare will be provided.

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LOBO FUN RUN Planning Meeting
Sep
19
5:30 PM17:30

LOBO FUN RUN Planning Meeting

In the Library

Our Parent Teacher Association will present the details for the upcoming LOBO FUN RUn scheduled on October 12.

We will also assemble packets for each student to collect donations.  Join us to find out about the fun prizes and incentives that will be awarded to students when they raise money for our school.

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8th Grade Parent Meeting
Sep
18
5:30 PM17:30

8th Grade Parent Meeting

Attention Parents of 8th Grade Students!

Now that our kids are in the 8th grade we need to start thinking about their 8th grade promotion at the end of the year.

And how we are going to raise the funds for the promotion.

There will be a meeting for all parents of 8th graders on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 5:30pm in the library.

We will discuss how we want to raise money and what those funds will go toward.

We are already starting to raise funds by having a concession stand at our junior high volleyball home games. If you would like to donate items for these concession stands or would like to help with the concession stand before the parent meeting please contact me or bring your donations to the school.

Please come to the meeting with any ideas or suggestions about how we can make this the best 8th grade promotion for our kids.


If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

8th grade promotion coordinator: Jamie Chavez (505)913-9514

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