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GHES 17 | 18 CALENDAR AT A GLANCE      FOR DETAILS, CLICK CALENDAR ON OUR WEBSITE. 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
14  3rd-5th Grade Curriculum Night, 6-7:30 pm
16  Girls K-12 Chess Tournament at Sutton, 10 am
20  Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
20  Parent Compact Review Meeting, 8:00-8:45 am in the Media Center
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

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  
GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
17
 Spirit Night at Moe’s, 5-9 pm
18  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
18 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
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
25  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location TBD. Topic: Candidates Forum, Board of Ed.

NOVEMBER

3  PTA Board Mtg 8:15 am (Open to all)
3  3rd-5th Grade Fall Dance, 2:45 pm
EITG 2016 Sign Up Party: Art Party (this event presented at Evening in the Garden Fundraiser 2017-18)
7 NO SCHOOL: Teacher Work Day & Election Day
8  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
10  Spirit DAY at Maki Fresh, 11 am-9 pm
14  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
14  Family Math Night, 5:30-6:30 PM in the cafeteria
15  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location TBD. Topic: International Baccalaureate Programme
15 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
20-24 Thanksgiving Break-No School

DECEMBER

1  PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am (Open to all parents)
2  K-2nd Grade sing at AIS German Christmas Market
5  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-No public comment at meeting
5  Spirit Night at Chow Bing
11  Last Week of Extracurricular Programs
13  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
13 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm Location TBD
19  Holiday Program, 6 pm in the Gym
22-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
17 
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**