• Enrollment Information for Parents

    Our Student Assignment Office is temporarily located at the former Forest Heights Elementary School, #1 Learning Place, Gastonia.  Parents who need to register their child for the upcoming school year should visit Forest Heights instead of the Central Office.  For information about how to register your child for school, visit www.gaston.k12.nc.us/howtoenroll.

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District News

  • It’s a brand new year for Gaston County Schools!


    Monday, August 29 was the beginning of a new academic year for Gaston County Schools and its 32,000 students, including the 2,400 members of the Class of 2029 starting kindergarten. The year got off to a great start at the district’s 54 schools as teachers, administrators and staff members shared in the excitement of going back to school.

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  • Schools anticipate the first day on Monday, August 29


    It’s back-to-school time in Gaston County! When the morning bell rings on Monday, August 29, approximately 32,000 students (pre-kindergarten through high school) will walk through the doors of the county’s 54 public schools to start the 2016-2017 academic year.

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  • GCS celebrates the start of a new school year


    Gaston County Schools’ teachers and staff celebrated “homegrown” achievement on Thursday with the help of two of Gaston County’s most well-known success stories: North Carolina Teacher of the Year Bobbie Cavnar and Hall of Fame basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell. Cavnar and Hatchell were featured speakers during the district’s Convocation ceremony, an annual event to kick off the new school year.

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  • Technology educators earn prestigious certification


    There are only 17 Google for Education Certified Trainers in all of North Carolina, and four of them belong to Gaston County Schools. Four of the district’s instructional technology facilitators (ITFs) recently earned recognition as Certified Trainers, a status that identifies them as experts in helping teachers use technology in the classroom.

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Announcements

  • Thank you for donating school supplies

     
    We would like to thank everyone who left school supplies at your mailbox on Saturday, August 8 for pick up by the U.S. Postal Service.  The collection events were part of the annual "School Tools" campaign.  There is still time to donate.  You may drop off supplies at Ashley Furniture, Showmars Restaurant, the Gaston County Schools Central Office, or the school in your neighborhood.
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  • Labor Day Holiday

     
    Monday, September 5, is a holiday for students and employees.  All schools and central department offices will be closed on Monday.
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  • Administrator and Office Professional Awards

     
    The Gaston County Association of Educational Office Professionals presented the 2016 Administrator of the Year award to Bill Kessler, principal of Robinson Elementary, and the Office Professional of the Year award to Doris Rogers , the data manager and financial secretary at Gardner Park Elementary.
     
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