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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
8  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center
12  Spirit Night at Your Pie, 5-10pm. 10% back to GHES
13  GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
13  Shakespeare Dress Rehearsal
13  DLI Program Parent Meeting, 5:30 pm
14-16 Kindergarten Registration, 9am-12pm & 1-3pm
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  
GHES presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth, 7 pm in the Auditorium
16  2018-19 Interest Forms for A2O & PTA Volunteers sent home
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, 6:00-7:45 pm. Location Morris Brandon Primary Campus
23  
Evening in the Garden 2018
26  GO Team Voting Ends
27  Talent Show Auditions Permission Forms Due
28  Talent Show Auditions, during school
30  Deadline for Pennies for Patients Drive
30  Acorns to Oaks, PTA Interest Forms Due
30  Report Cards Issued

APRIL

2-6  Spring Break, No School
A2O & PTA 2018-19 Interest Forms for Volunteers Due
9-16  GHES BOGO Spring Book Fair in the Media Center
10
 GHES School Tour, 9:30 am
11  Kindergarten Cap & Gown Pictures
10  Talent Show Rehearsals begin: 2:30-4:30 on 4/10, 4/12, 4/17
13  PTA Board Meeting, 8:15 am in the Media Center (All are welcome!)
13  Nominating Committee Meeting following PTA Board Meeting
17  Spirit Night at Chow Bing, 3pm-Close. 10% back to GHES
18  Sutton 6th Grade Campus Tour, 9:30 am
18  Title 1 Parent Input Meeting, 8:00 am in the Media Center
19  Talent Show Dress Rehearsal, 2:30-4:30 pm in the Gym
20  GHES Talent Show, 6 pm. Participants arrive at 4:45pm
25  NAPPS Meeting, 12 pm at North Atlanta High School. Topic: Stellar Seniors
25-May 2  Georgia Milestones Testing for 3rd-5th Grades
28  Girls On the Run 5K

MAY

 PTA Board Mtg, 8:15 am in the Media Center (All are welcome!)
7  K & 1st Grade Walk to Fellini’s: 100% AR Goal Achievers Party
8  2nd & 4th Grades Walk to Fellini’s: 100% AR Goal Achievers Party
8  GO Team Meeting, 5 pm in the Media Center-Public comment allowed in first 5 minutes
9  3rd & 5th Grades Walk to Fellini’s: 100% AR Goal Achievers Party
9  PTA Volunteer Luncheon
10,11  Field Days
12  Girl Scouts Daisies Meeting, 10am at Chastain Park Playground
14-18  International Travelers Week: ITALY
15  Fine Arts Night for International Travelers Week, 6-8pm
16  Pre-K Celebration
16  Federal Programs Title 1 Parent Meeting, 4:30-5:30pm at Washington High School
17  We Are Sutton Event, 6-7:30 pm at the Sutton 6th Grade Campus
18  Kindergarten Celebration
18  Deadline for Online Ordering of Back-to-School Supply Kits
21  District FY2019 Budget Hearing Meeting & Workshop at GHES, 6-7pm
22  Spirit Night at Farm Burger, 4-10pm
23  5th Grade Graduation 9:00 am in the GHES Gym
24  5th Grade IB Exhibition, 10am
25  Last Day of School

 

**dates subject to change**