The Gaston County Board of Education has selected its chairman and vice chairman for the next two years. During Monday morning’s organizational meeting at the Central Office, the Board voted unanimously to elect Kevin Collier to serve as chairman. The Board also elected Jeff Ramsey to serve as the vice chairman.
Students at Lingerfeldt Elementary learned about economics, personal finance, and business during Junior Achievement Day, an all-day program filled with fun activities and guest teachers from the local business community. On Friday, December 2, every class from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade participated in special business-oriented lessons to get them thinking about the future.
Want to join the Gaston County Schools family? Then come work with us! We’re hosting a Job Fair on Friday, December 16 for applicants interested in teaching positions for the 2017-2018 school year. The event will be held at Catawba Heights Baptist Church, 311 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
A new car will make a difference for a teacher who is already making a difference in children’s lives. Kim Costner, the computer lab teacher at Pinewood Elementary, was the lucky winner of a brand new Kia Soul during Gaston County Schools’ Kia Outstanding Educator Awards ceremony on Wednesday. Now in its fourth year, the recognition program is sponsored by Kia of Gastonia and honors employees who are best described as “unsung heroes.”
Did you see our classic orange school bus in one of last week's holiday parades? If not, you have four more opportunities. The Belmont Parade is Tuesday at 4:00 p.m., the Dallas parade is Friday at 4:00 p.m., the Cherryville parade is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and the Stanley Parade is Wednesday, December 14 at 3:00 p.m.
Want to join the Gaston County Schools family? Then come work with us! The school system is hosting a Job Fair on Friday, December 16 for applicants interested in teaching positions. The event will be held at Catawba Heights Baptist Church, 311 Belmont-Mount Holly Road, Belmont from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. For more information, call the Human Resources Department, (704) 866-6129.
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Volunteer Orientation Training Session (Central Office)
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Mentor Training Session
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Gaston County Schools Job Fair
5:30 PM Board of Education Meeting