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Olaf, The Grinch, Rudolph and Frosty are visiting Glasscock's library for the month of December! #libraryfun #booksarecool 5th graders in Ms. Wise's class enjoyed reading Snapple facts from the lids and drinking Snapple while they practiced distinguishing facts from opinions. #bulldogsloveSnapple #bulldogsknowfactsandopinions 5th graders in Ms. Wise's class enjoyed reading Snapple facts from the lids and drinking Snapple while they practiced distinguishing facts from opinions. #bulldogsloveSnapple #bulldogsknowfactsandopinions 5th graders in Ms. Wise's class had no Trouble reviewing early English settlements. #bulldogslovesocialstudies 5th graders in Ms. Wise's class had no Trouble reviewing early English settlements. #bulldogslovesocialstudies Very thankful for some of our Bulldog Veterans that got to come to school with us. #bulldogslovetheirveterans GES 4th graders learn about text structure by synergizing in Mrs. Carrico's class. #bulldogslovetosynergize GES 5th graders used Venn diagrams in Social Studies to compare the early English settlements of Roanoke, Jamestown and Plymouth. #bulldogslovesocialstudies Congratulations to Glasscock Elementary Jr. Beta for becoming a School of Distinction for 2016-2017!! #bulldogsareleaders Students in Mrs. Carrico's class are using The Lebanon Enterprise to locate examples of text features. #bulldogsloveTheEnterprise Thanks to Grace Farmer for coming to sing the National Anthem during our Morning Meeting! #beautifulvoice This 1st grader is now an Outstanding Reader and has over 50 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogsarereaders These 2nd graders are now Outstanding Readers and each have over 50 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogsarereaders These 3rd graders are now Super Duper Readers and each have over 65 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogsarereaders This 4th grader is now a Super Duper Readers and has over 65 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogsarereaders These 5th graders are now Super Duper Readers and each have over 65 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogsarereaders Some members of the Glasscock SLTP team helped the younger students during the Mock Election. #bulldogsareleaders Some members of Glasscock Jr. Beta did Reverse Trick or Treating by delivering a pumpkin and candy to businesses on Main Street. #bulldogsareleaders Mrs. Carrico's 4th graders are learning to annotate text using emojis. #bulldogscanannotate Congratulations to GES, LES, and LMS math teachers in grades 4-8 for being selected to work with the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning group.  These teachers will be participating in a 2-year action research project to increase their knowledge of modeling in the mathematics classroom.  Students created idiom examples & non-examples, participated in a gallery walk, and their work has been made into a classroom resource book. #bulldogsloveidioms Students in Mrs. Goatley's class had to Synergize to save Fred, the gummy worm, during Sharpen The Saw. #LeaderInMe Intermediate students had professionals talk to them about their careers. #careerday #collegeandcareerready Mrs. Schlosser is presenting a Louisville Slugger to Mrs. Akers for GES becoming a Proficient School. #glasscockbulldogs #proficientschool Glasscock Elementary was presented with their FIRST EVER Proficiency Banner!!! #glasscockbulldogs #proficientschool Glasscock students participated in Career Day. #collegeandcareerready These 5th graders are now Super Duper Readers and have over 65 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogslovetoread These 4th graders are now Super Duper Readers and have over 65 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogslovetoread These 3rd graders are now Super Duper Readers and have over 65 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogslovetoread This 2nd grader is an Outstanding Reader and has over 50 Accelerated Reader points. #bulldogslovetoread Congratulations GES! GES 3rd graders create abstract animals with geometric shapes. Then they draw the habitat using organic shapes. #shapesareflat #shapesarecool #bulldogsareartists Preschool Ham Days Fun Day! #littlebulldogs #bulldogsloveHamDays Preschool Ham Days Fun Day! #littlebulldogs #bulldogsloveHamDays GES 5th graders won the Pig Pen Relay and 4th graders won the Safety Relay. #bulldogsarefast #bulldogsarewinners GES Kindergarten students are studying mosaics using broken lines. They are creating their own Ham Days inspired mosaic. #bulldogsloveHamDays #bulldogsareartists GES 5th graders in Mrs. Pepper's class are self-reflecting and peer assessing on their Ham Days article. #bulldogscanwrite Kindergarteners from Mrs. Thomas' class and 3rd graders from Mrs. Nelson's class were synergizing on a Ham Days project today. #bulldogssynergize #bulldogsareleaders Thanks to Autria Calhoun for singing the National Anthem at our Morning Meeting. #wowzers #shecansing Born Learning Academy was a success! #bulldogsarelearners August Students of the Month. #bulldogsareleaders Mrs. Nelson's 3rd graders working hard during close reading. #bulldogscanread Thanks to David Phillips for being our first Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students). #bulldogdad Ms. Reynolds' class enjoying the nice weather, read Pop's Bridge in the outdoor classroom. #bulldogsarereaders #bulldogsloveoutside 3rd graders drawing landscapes and choosing weather patterns to demonstrate expressive lines. #artandscience #imagination #lineshavefeelingstoo #bulldogsareartists Mrs. Goatley's 4th & 5th graders played dulcimers with Mrs. Lockard in music. #bulldogsaremusicians #bulldogsaretalented Congrats to this 5th grader for having over 65 Accelerated Reader points and being a Super Duper Reader. #bulldogscanread These Kindergarteners stayed on blue and/or green for the entire month of August. #bulldogsareleaders 1st graders had a blast teaching each other what it means to mimic. #bulldogsarescientists
This 4th grader taught volts to the rest of the 4th grade class. #bulldogsarescientists 5th graders participated in Flashlight Friday. #brightreaders #leadersshine Students in fifth grade are reviewing line styles and line directions in art class with Mrs. Lockard. A special goodbye to Riku who is moving back home to Japan. GES will miss you! Mrs. Rawlings' class was the Super Hero of the Week for Mr. Overstreet. GES students are working hard on fitness testing. GES Fourth graders are completing circuits in Science with Mrs. Burke. GES Fourth graders are completing circuits in Science with Mrs. Burke. GES Fourth graders are completing circuits in Science with Mrs. Burke. Glasscock students are given a gift bag with books to read to their new baby brothers and sisters. Glasscock second graders are creating a 3-D playground that demonstrates line directions in art class with Mrs. Lockard. Glasscock third graders are studying non-objective art through line styles and line direction in art class with Mrs. Lockard. Glasscock fourth graders were asked to draw two line directions then turn those lines into an artwork that is realistic or abstract in art class with Mrs. Lockard. Glasscock second graders from Mrs. Green's class working hard in math centers. Glasscock second graders from Mrs. Green's class working hard in math centers. Thanks to Sami and Marti Tungate for singing the National Anthem during our Morning Meeting. Glasscock first graders were excited to check out books for the first time! #readersbecomeleaders GES 3rd graders showing WOW work in the hallways. Thanks to Katelyn and Samantha Daugherty for singing the National Anthem during the morning meeting. GES office staff: Mrs. Sherry VanWhy, attendance clerk; Mrs. Jean Garrett, administrative assistant; Mrs. Angie Akers, Principal; Mr. Matthew Reed, Assistant Principal; Ms. Kristy Newton, nurse; Mrs. Annette Dennison, Counselor. GES Special Area teachers: Mrs. Angela Burke, science; Mr. Talbin Overstreet, PE, Mrs. Lee Morgeson, Library; Mrs. Betty Benningfield, Reading Intervention; Mrs. Sarah Lockard, Arts & Humanities; Mrs. Lori Milby, Speech Therapist. GES ECE teachers: Mrs. Jeri Kay Adams, Mr. Michael Wright and Mrs. Kim Mudd. GES Fifth grade teachers: Mrs. Daily Goatley, Ms. Kellie Wise and Mrs. Kelsie Pepper. GES Fourth grade teachers: Mrs. Jessica Veatch, Mrs. Daily Goatley and Mrs. Amanda Carrico. GES Third grade teachers: Mrs. Karen Nelson, Ms. Devin Reynolds, Mrs. Lena Murphy and Ms. Abby Browning. GES Second grade teachers: Mrs. Alicia Kelly, Mrs. Ashley Green, Mrs. Karen O'Daniel and Ms. Abby Browning. GES First grade teachers: Mrs. Sydney Cox, Mrs. Ara Tungate, Mrs. Patti Davis and Mrs. Kelly Rawlings. GES Kindergarten teachers: Mrs. Melissa Hutchins, Mrs. Libby Barlow (doing maternity leave for Mrs. Hutchins), Mrs. Ashley Thomas and Mrs. Jamie Smothers. GES Kindergarten Instructional Assistants: Ms. Denise Edelen, Mrs. LouAnn Thompson and Mrs. Ruby Veatch. GES Preschool teachers: Mrs. Sarah Brussell, Mrs. Ashley Lamkin and Mrs. Kaitlin Mattingly. GES Preschool Instructional Assistants: Mrs. Marty Simpson, Ms. Megan Caldwell and Mrs. Sherry Clark. GES Family Resource Center: Mrs. Kristin Trottier, Mrs. Amy Newton and Mr. Danny Marks. GES lunch ladies: Margaret Stumph, Karen Kirkland, Lisa Carrico, Martha Willard, Kristal Spalding, Mary Harmon and Mary Ann Livers. Some of our retired teachers celebrating on the first day of school.

Current News

November AR Trophy Winners

Congratulations to the following classes for having the most AR points in their grade for November:

1st grade: Mrs. Tungate's class with 151.6 points
2nd grade: Ms. Browning's class with 268.1 points
3rd grade: Ms. Reynolds' class with 432.5 points
4th grade: Mrs. Goatley's class with 342.7 points
5th grade: Mrs. Pepper's class with 578.6 points

New Kindergarten Enrollment Requirement

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Birth Date Cutoff for Kindergarten Enrollment Moved to August 1

As a result of House Bill 235, the birthday cutoff for entrance to kindergarten will change from October 1 to August 1 beginning the 2017-2018 school year.  This will require incoming kindergarten students to turn 5 on or before August 1. 

Parents/guardians whose children do not meet the age requirements may inquire about the early entrance petition process by contacting the Marion County Board of Education at 270-692-3721.  The deadline for submitting a petition for the 2017-2018 school year is June 15, 2017.

MCPS I2-Innovation Institute Call for Presenters

Marion County Public Schools is hosting an in-house technology conference for all certified teachers on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. As we move forward with our 1:1 technology initiative and 21st century learning, we understand and value professional development and training. If you are interested in presenting either an instructional strategy using technology or a lesson on the 4 Cs (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration & Communication), click here to fill out our call for presenters form. A notification of selection for presenting will be sent by December 20, 2016.

Calendar

Dec
19
Winter Break - No School
@All Schools
12/19/2016 - 12/23/2016
Dec
26
Winter Break - No School
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12/26/2016 - 12/30/2016
Jan
02
New Year's Day Holiday - No School
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Monday, 1/2/2017
Jan
16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
@All Schools
Monday, 1/16/2017
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