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GHES Hispanic Heritage and International Festival: Saturday 9/23/17 at 5:30 PM

GOOD FOOD is an expression that translates into any language! Get those forks ready for our famous and much-loved International Festival which will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM in the GHES Gym. It’s not too late to join in the celebration and share your family’s favorite cultural dish. There will…

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APS Youth Mental Health Workshop: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 12 PM

You’re invited to the Atlanta Public Schools Youth Mental Health Workshop on Tuesday, September 26th from 12-2 pm. Topics will include: 1) Facts and statistics about youth mental health. 2) Key responses from APS results on the Georgia Student Health Survey along with how to link to specific school results. 3) Availability of Youth Mental…

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You’re Invited to Horizons at AIS Wind Down: 9/27/17 at 5:30 PM

Horizons at AIS Program Directors Christopher Rhue and Kelsey Stiakakis welcome you to come learn more about the wonderful opportunities offered by partnering with Horizons at AIS on Wednesday, September 27th from 5:30-6:30 PM at the No Mas! Cantina. Appetizers will be provided, and your first drink is on us! Please RSVP via Evite. Click…

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GHES Curriculum Night for All Grades has been Rescheduled for 9/21/17

All parents are invited to our PreK-5th Grade Open House– these events have been combined and rescheduled for Thursday night, September 21st from 6:00-7:30 PM. Come learn more about what’s happening in your child’s classroom. We’ll start in the gym with school-wide announcements. Infinite Campus Logins will be available. There will be a meeting for parents…

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Atlanta Public Schools Preparedness RE: Hurricane Irma

Dear Families and Friends, I know many of you are watching the development of Hurricane Irma and may have questions about how the storm will impact our community as it passes through Atlanta. Our team has been monitoring weather conditions over the past week in collaboration with the National Weather Service Center. Based on the…

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Pictures from the GHES Family Picnic: September 7, 2017

The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for our Annual Family Picnic! Everyone enjoyed a delicious dinner at the Tex’s Tacos Food Truck, followed by a treat from the Kona Ice Truck AND/OR… cupcakes and cookies! The picnic gave our new families a chance to meet each other while the kids had Limbo and Hula Hoop…

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Sutton Speaker Series: “Parenting Middle Schoolers” on September 13, 2017

Sutton Speaker Series presents “Parenting Middle Schoolers” September 13th at 6:30 PM. Looking for some expert guidance in helping your children navigate the roller coaster of adolescence? Then we hope you’ll join us for the Sutton Middle School PTA‘s first Speaker Series event of the 2017-18 year. We’ll meet in the theater at Sutton’s Northside Campus for an inspiring…

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First NAPPS Meeting of 2017-18: Please join us September 27th at 12 PM

The first NAPPS (North Atlanta Parents for Public Schools) Meeting will be on Wednesday, September 27th at noon, at Warren T. Jackson Elementary School. The topic will be “Principal’s State of the Schools” with presentations by the Principals. Bring your lunch; the host school’s PTA will provide dessert and drinks. The mission of NAPPS is to increase…

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GHES Family Picnic: Thursday, September 7th, 5:30-7:30 PM

Join us for the annual GHES Family Picnic: Thursday, September 7 from 5:30-7:30 pm! Bring a blanket, pack a picnic or purchase dinner from Tex’s Tacos Food Truck. Kids (and adults!) can enjoy Kona Ice after dinner or cookies and other treats provided by the PTA. DJ Melvin will “turn” some kid-friendly pop tunes for a…

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Morning Mile Returns to GHES: Tuesday, September 5th! Help Needed

Morning Mile Returns To GHES on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting September 5th (weather permitting) from 7:30-7:55 AM. Morning Mile is open to students in Grades 1-5. Participants will be given a straw for each lap they complete. At the end, straws will be collected and distance calculated. Prizes are given at certain mile levels. Let’s encourage healthy…