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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, 12 pm
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
18-20  Classroom Spelling Bees
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
8  5th Grade Manners Program begins, 6-7:30 PM, Mondays
9  Report Cards Issued
9  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
9  School-Wide Spelling Bee, Grades 1-3
10  School-Wide Spelling Bee, Grades 4-5
12  PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am (Open to all)
15 MLK Holiday No School
16 
Shakespeare Rehearsals begin Tues. & Thurs 2:30-4 pm in the GHES Auditorium
17  
Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
18  AR Celebration: K-2nd Grade, during school
18  First Evening in the Garden (EITG) Committee Meeting, 7 pm
19  AR Celebration: 3rd-5th Grade, during school
24  District Science Fair at Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy, during school
25  K-2nd Celebration of Learning, 8 am
25 
Loteria & Tostadas, 6-7:30pm in the Gym
26  3rd-5th Celebration of Learning, 8 am
27  
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
27  Youth Lacrosse Clinic for Grades 1-5 @ NAHS, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
28  Sutton Rising 6th Grade Skate Party at Park Tavern, 12-3 pm
29  Parent Lunch at GHES with Sutton Principal, 12-1 pm
29  Sutton Administrators Come to GHES to visit 5th Graders, 1:00 pm
29  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-Public comment in first 5 minutes
29  Spirit Night at Farm Burger Buckhead, 4-10 pm. 10% back to GHES
30  Georgia Milestones Test Parent Meeting, 8:15 am in the Media Center
30  District Spelling Bee, 6 pm at Douglass High School
31  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location E. Rivers Elementary. Topic: International Baccalaureate Education

FEBRUARY

2  PTA Board Mtg: 8:15 am (Open to all)
9  GHES Movie Night, 6 pm in the Gym
12  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-No public comment at this meeting
13  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
14  EITG Planning Meeting, 8 am
14  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
14  Brown Bag Lunch CANCELLED due to scheduling conflicts
19-23 Winter Break, No School
19 
Sutton Middle School Registration at 6th Grade Campus, 9am-1pm, 2-5pm
27 
Morning Mile Resumes, weather permitting
27  Spirit Night at Lovie’s BBQ, 6-9 pm: 20% back to GHES
28  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm. Location TBD. Topic: Data Dig

MARCH

PTA Board Mtg: 8:15 am (Open to all)
5-9  Teacher Appreciation Week
13  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
13  Shakespeare Dress Rehearsal
13  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-Public comment allowed in first 5 minutes
13  DLI Program Parent Meeting, 5:30 pm
14 Brown Bag Lunch, 12 pm at the home of Kelly Moyer
15  Shakespeare Performances during school
15  GHES Chorus Sings at Atlanta Gladiators Hockey Game, 7:05 pm start
16  
Shakespeare evening performance for parents
19 Teacher Work DayNo School
19 
Sutton Middle School Registration at 6th Grade Campus, 9am-1pm, 2-5pm
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
17  We Are Sutton Event, 6 pm at the Sutton 6th Grade Campus
25 5th Grade Graduation & The Last Day of School (5th Grade Graduation 9:00 am in the GHES Gym)

 

**dates subject to change**