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NEWS TO KNOW

Parent Teacher Conferences April 1- 3
April 1-3, 2015 are three hour early release days to provide time for parents and teachers to meet for spring conferences. Please contact your child's teacher if you have any questions about your child's academic performance you'd like to meet to discuss. Please note that for our elementary schools, this early release is 3 hours early, not the 2 hours 45 minutes early that is typically used on Wednesdays.
Early release time for Gause Elementary is 12:30 PM

Lost and Found Overflowing (posted 3-24-2015)
Parents, please take note that items left in the Gause Lost and Found will be collected and donated to charity once a month beginning April 6. At the end of each month, we will bag and store for two weeks our students’ lost and found items and after two weeks, donate all lost and found items to a local charity. Please label your child’s clothing and ask your child to be sure not to leave any of their personal belongings on the playground. We also ask that you check the lost and found on a regular basis. Thank you for your cooperation.

April Newsletter for Parents (posted 3-30-2015)
The Gause Newsletter for March is now ready. Please read this newsletter to find information about things going on in our great school. This month's newsletter talks about Spring Conferences, which are coming soon, April 1-3, 2015. You'll also find information about Kindergarten registration for next year.

Gause Boosters News for January/February 2015 (posted 1-20-2015)
Find out about the Winter Book Share & Ice Cream Social, Family Fitness night, the Weekend Backpack Program, 5th grade T-Shirts, and a new way you can support the Gause Boosters while shopping on Amazon.com. Read our newsletter to find out more about upcoming Booster events.

2014-2015 School Improvement Plan (posted 11-19-2014)
Each year the Gause School staff gathers data about student achievement, analyzes it for areas of concerns, and builds a set of goals and strategies to help increase student learning. This year's School Improvement Plan, presented to and approved by the Washougal School Board on Nov 18, 2014, is available here.

Important - Changes to After School Pickup for Students (posted 9-15-2014)
In order to ensure a safe way for parents to pick up students after school that maintains student safety, we are changing the way that Kindergarten students are picked up in the afternoons. We are also asking parents of grades 1 - 5 students to review and follow the rules for picking up older students. Please read these letters: Kindergarten pick up letter | Grade 1-5 pick up letter

Gause Boosters needs Volunteers!
The Gause Boosters have many great activities for our students planned for the 2014-2015, and we look forward to these enrichment activities, which make our school a fun and exciting place for students! But to put all of these activities on, the Boosters need help! Parents, grandparents, or other guardians are asked to download this form, and let the Boosters know what activities you might be interested in helping with. Forms need to be turned in at least 2 weeks before you can volunteer, as all volunteers are run through the District background check process. Thanks for helping us provide these great activities for our students!

Parent/Student Handbook 2014-15 (posted 8-14-2014)
Please use this link to download the updated parent/student handbook for the 2014-2015 school year.

                             

Discipline Philosophy & Procedures - a Handbook for Parents (posted 8-9-2014)
Help us teach all of our students how to become a positive and productive citizen by becoming familiar with our easy to use Discipline Philosophy and Procedures - A Handbook for Parents. Its contents will provide you with important student expectations, which will help your child be more successful at school and in class.

 

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