GES Vision Statement:

We believe our students at Gunpowder Elementary should learn in a rigorous, responsive, and safe learning environment where culture and diversity are recognized, accommodated, valued, and respected.  Our teaching staff will demonstrate high expectations for all learners.  We will promote a learning environment that is driven by interest, ability, and learning style to meet the strengths and needs of our learners.  Families are recognized as partners in the learning process.  We embrace communication between and among staff and community as we work to create the best learning opportunities for all students. 

GES Mission Statement:

Our mission is to inspire students to be lifelong learners in an environment of high expectations, striving to maximize student potential by providing rigorous academic programs and fostering responsible citizenship.

What's Happening

Attention all 3rd, 4th , and 5th graders!  If you would like to join the GES Cross Country team, please get your permission slip from Mrs. Donohoe or Mr. Smith ASAP.  Races start the first of October! 
4th Grade and under Girls: 4:15 pm
4th Grade and under Boys: 4:30 pm
5th Grade Girls: 4:45 pm
5th Grade Boys: 5:00 pm

Locations:             Dates:
Gunpowder ES     October 1
Gunpowder ES     October 8 (hosted by St. Ursula's)
Perry Hall ES       October 14  
Kingsville ES       October 21
Perry Hall ES       October 28

ABC2 News is looking for teachers who have made a positive impact in your community.  Every month a new teacher will be chosen for the Teachers are Heroes Award. 

Teachers are Heroes
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Parents, new this year, teachers and the PTA are using Volunteer Spot  to organize and advertise when volunteers are needed.  Please consider volunteering at GES! 

Free online sign up sheets by VolunteerSpot
  September 2014  
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Upcoming Events

   Cross Country Race at Gunpowder
   Oct 01 2014 at 04:15 PM
   PTA Movie Night
   Oct 03 2014 at 06:00 PM
   Cross Country Race at Gunpowder
   Oct 08 2014 at 04:00 PM
   Columbus Day
   Oct 13 2014

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