GMCS information on possible inclement weather and other situations on virtual school days
All Gallup McKinley County Elementary Schools have openings for 4-year-old children to attend, full-day Pre-K programs.
contact your area Elementay School or call 505-721-1013.
The New Mexico State Library will conduct the "New Mexico Letters About Literature" competition again this school year. Children ages 13 and under as of Nov. 1 may participate in this reading and writing contest by reading a book and then writing a letter to the author explaining how his or her work shaped their perspective on the world or themselves. This is the ninth year the New Mexico State Library has sponsored the competition. The entry form, permission form, official rules, and terms of participation are available on the Letters About Literature website. All entries must be submitted by Jan. 7.
We are seeing climate changes disrupt the natural balance of this “circuit of soils, plants, and animals.” Unpredictable variations in temperature and rainfall in the Southwest are creating soil erosion, water scarcity, habitat loss, and more.
ESSAY PROMPT What actions have you taken to help “tend the land” (such as protecting soil, plants, animals, wildlife habitat, water sources, etc.), or what are your ideas for how you and other young people can help counteract the impacts of climate disruption on the different elements of your local environment?
Parents can now add their 5-11-year-old children to the COVID vaccination registration portal as a dependent to the parent account. This will allow parents to schedule an appt for the covid vaccine for their children as soon as the rollout is approved. Scheduling is expected to begin as early as next week. Please share this information with your school community.
Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break
Parents/Guardians can come and eat with your child. $6 for staff and visitors.
All GMCS students will be going home with a food bag on Wednesday Nov. 17th
Tuesday, November 16th