Gordon County Schools
Family-School Partnership Award:
Excellence in Communications
Please help us recognize our teachers that go the 2nd Mile to communicate with parents and families to enhance student learning!
Nominate a special teacher that exceeds the standard in parent-teacher communication through regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning. Through your nomination these teachers will receive recognition and the outstanding communication strategies will be shared with other teachers across the district.
Thank you for helping us celebrate our teachers that are keeping families up-to-date on their student’s progress and providing regular tips connecting to the classroom standards!
Nominations are due by November 28th. Nomination forms can be found at the link below:
November is Family Engagement Month in Georgia. It’s a time for all families to consider how they can get more involved in their children’s education. Check out our Parent and Family Engagement page for ideas of things to do with your family. When November is over, keep doing these things year round. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Middle grade children go through dramatic changes and desperately need their parents’ support. As a parent, you want to help, but may not be sure what to do. Check out the November issue of Middle Years to find tips for:
- understanding your middle graders’ behavior
- building respect, responsibility, empathy, and more
- supporting homework and study skills
- staying involved—middle-school style
- settting age-appropriate rules and expectations
- promoting health and safety
- emphasizing the importance of education
Attention Families: Pay when it's most convenient for you with a computer or mobile device at https://gcbe.revtrak.net/.
Save time and be confident that your payment makes it where it needs to go. You can pay online with eCheck, debit, or credit cards.
Gordon County Schools is currently accepting online payments for fees such as athletics, student fees and field trips.
Congratulations to 8th grader Payton Kankaala for being the 2018-2019 Red Bud Middle School Spelling Bee winner!! Payton won after fourteen rounds with the word garrison. Payton will compete at the county level spelling bee in February. 7th grader Claudia Jasso was the runner-up.
RBMS celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, November 12 with our annual Veteran Breakfast. The program consisted of The Pledge of Allegiance led by RBMS student Jaxon Pate and musical performances by RBMS students Emily Cook and Luke Fox. Additionally Veterans were treated to a picture slideshow of community veterans. RBMS was honored to have so many Veterans attend our service and we would like to extend our sincere thanks to each and every veteran for their service. We would also like to extend a huge Thank You to RBMS 6th grade teacher, and Navy Veteran, Mr. Jonathan Fuller for organizing and putting together the program. Go Phoenix!
Congratulations to our 2018 REACH Scholarship recipients: Vanessa Parra-dejesus, Veronica Williams and Vinson Tang! These students, upon successful completion of the REACH program requirements and graduation from high school, will receive a $10,000 scholarship that can be used at any University System of Georgia, Technical College System of Georgia or eligible private postsecondary institution. These students participated in a scholarship signing ceremony Wednesday at the Gordon County College and Career Academy along with three other students from Ashworth Middle School. Congratulations again, and keep Reaching Beyond and being Motivated for Success!