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GHES 17 | 18 CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
FOR DETAILS ON EACH EVENT, CLICK THE ROLLING CALENDAR ON THE HOME PAGE.  DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE – KEEP VISITING!

AUGUST

 Open House/Celebration of Learning 11 am-1 pm
 First Day of School, Tears and Cheers- Media Center, 8-9 am
4  PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am
15  Shakespeare Boot Camp begins on Tuesdays, 2:30-4 pm
18 Deadline to register for Kiddos Extracurricular Classes
21 Solar Eclipse!
26  EITG 2017 Sign Up Party: Race & Reel Family Scavenger Hunt (this event presented at Evening in the Garden Fundraiser 2016-17)
28  Kiddos Extracurricular Classes begin this week
29  Picture Day
29  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm (Closed mtg)
29  Spirit Night at Blue Moon Pizza, 5-9 pm

SEPTEMBER

1  PTA Board Mtg: 8:15 am (Open to all)
1  Chorus Practice begins on Fridays, 8:15-8:55 PM during school
4  Labor Day-No School
5
 Morning Mile begins Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30 am on the GHES Field
6  
Handbells Practice begins 2:30-3:30 pm
7  Family Picnic
12  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
12  K-2nd Grade Curriculum Night, 6-7:30 pm
13  EIP Parent Meeting in the GHES Media Center, 8:00 am
13  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
16  Girls K-12 Chess Tournament at Sutton, 10 am
20  Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm
21  PreK-5th Grade Curriculum Night, 6-7:30 pm
23  GHES Hispanic Heritage & International Festival, 5:30-7 PM in the GHES Gym
26 Spirit Night at Lovie’s BBQ, 6-9 pm. 20% back to GHES!
27  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm at Jackson Elementary. Topic: Principal’s State of the Schools
27  Horizons at AIS Wind Down, 5:30 pm

OCTOBER

Brownies Meeting, 5:45 pm in the GHES Auditorium
6  
PTA Board Mtg: 8:15 am (Open to all)
7  GHES Garden Clean Up Day, 9-11 am
9-13 Fall Break No School
17 
Picture Re-Take Day
17
  GHES Prospective Parent Tour & Coffee, 9:30 am
17
 Spirit Night at Moe’s, 5-9 pm
18  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
18  Reading Bowl Practice Begins Wednesdays, 2:45-3:30 pm in Ms. Lefont’s Room
18  Board of Education Candidates Forum, 7 pm at Sutton Northside Campus
19  Sutton Prospective Parent Event, 6:30 pm
21  
GHES Fall Festival
21  
EITG 2016 Sign Up Party: Progressive Dinner (this event presented at Evening in the Garden Fundraiser 2016-17)
24  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-No public comment at meeting
24  Daisies Meeting, 6 pm in the Auditorium
24  NAHS PTSA: Drug Prevention Panel Re: The Opioid Crisis, 7-8:30 pm in the NAHS Theater
26  First Grade Parent Workshop, 7:30 am in the Media Center
26
  25% AR Goal Celebration, K-2nd: during school
27  25% AR Goal Celebration, 3rd-5th: during school
27  Deadline for the Superintendent’s Winter Card Contest
31  School-Wide Title 1 Meeting, 7:30 am in the Media Center
31  Happy Halloween!

NOVEMBER

2nd Grade Parent Workshop, 7:30 am in the Media Center
3
  PTA Board Mtg 8:15 am (Open to all)
3  3rd-5th Grade Fall Dance: Sock Hop!, 2:30 pm
4  EITG 2016 Sign Up Party: Joy of Painting (this event presented at Evening in the Garden Fundraiser 2017-18)
6  Buckhead Rotary Club Apple Polishing Event, 5-7 pm
7  NO SCHOOL: Teacher Work Day & Election Day
8  4th Grade Parent Workshop, 7:30 am in the Media Center
8  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
9 3rd Grade Parent Workshop, 7:30 am in the Media Center
10  Spirit DAY at Maki Fresh, 11 am-9 pm
14  5th Grade Parent Workshop, 7:30 am in the Media Center
14  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
14  Family Math Night, 5:30-6:30 PM in the cafeteria
15  Career Day at GHES for 3rd-5th Grade: 8:10-11:45 am
15  Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm at the home of Valerie Presdee, 685 E Paces Ferry Road
16  Family Day in the Cafeteria: Join your child for lunch!
20-24  Thanksgiving Break-No School
11/25-12/3 
Spirit Week at Big John’s Trees
28 
Georgia Family Friendly Partnership Award Ceremony, 10:30 AM in the Auditorium

DECEMBER

1  PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am (Open to all parents)
2  K-2nd Grade sing at AIS German Christmas Market
4-8  Scholastic Book Fair in the GHES Media Center, during school
5  Toasty Tuesday: Shop the Book Fair after school
5  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-No public comment at meeting
5  Spirit Night at Chow Bing, 5-9 pm
11  Last Week of Extracurricular Programs
13  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
13  Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
13-14 Shakespeare Auditions Workshops, 2:30-4 pm
15  Shakespeare Auditions, 2:30-4 pm
18  GHES Chorus Sings at Lenbrook
19  Holiday Program, 6 pm in the Gym
22  Shakespeare Roles Announced/Scripts Distributed
25-Jan 5  Holiday Break No School

 

JANUARY

8  Back to School
9  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
9  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-Public comment in first 5 minutes
10  5th Grade Manners Program begins, 6-7:30 PM, Wednesdays through 1/31
12  PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am (Open to all)
15 MLK Holiday No School
17  
Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
17  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location TBD. Topic: Board of Education and Legislative Updates
18 
Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
27  
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

FEBRUARY

2  PTA Board Mtg: 8:15 am (Open to all)
9  GHES Movie Night
13  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
14  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
14 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
19-23 Winter Break, No School
27  
GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-No public comment at meeting
28  
NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location TBD. Topic: Data Dig

MARCH

PTA Board Mtg: 8:15 am (Open to all)
13  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
13  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-Public comment allowed in first 5 minutes
14 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
15  Shakespeare Performances during school
16  
Shakespeare evening Performance for parents
19 Teacher Work DayNo School
21  
Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
21   NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location TBD. Topic: GO Teams Update
23  
Evening in the Garden 2018

APRIL

2-6  Spring Break, No School
10
 GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
13  PTA Board Meeting, 8:15 am in the Media Center (All are welcome!)
Georgia Milestones Testing for 3rd-5th Grades, TBD
18  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
18 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
20  Talent Show
25  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm at North Atlanta High School. Topic: Stellar Seniors

MAY

4 PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am in the Media Center (All are welcome!)
8  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-Public comment allowed in first 5 minutes
10,11  Field Days
14-18  International Travelers Week
25 5th Grade Graduation & The Last Day of School (5th Grade Graduation 9:00 am in the GHES Gym)

 

**dates subject to change**