The application deadline is coming up for the Commissioners’ School of Excellence, a summer enrichment program open to rising tenth graders in Gaston County. Now in its 30th year, the leadership development program offers students a chance to learn about the county while having fun in a summer camp-type experience.
In an effort to strengthen school partnerships with churches and faith-based community groups, Gaston County Schools will sponsor a Faith Summit on Friday, February 6 at Brookside Elementary School. Representatives from local churches, faith-based groups and community organizations are invited to attend.
The Gaston County Board of Education is exploring the possibility of opening four new schools: an elementary school, a magnet elementary school, a middle school, and a vocational/technical high school. The Board discussed the four options at its annual retreat held January 23-24 at the Rader Staff Development Center in Cramerton.
The seventh annual Gaston Regional Science and Engineering Fair featured outstanding projects by 115 high school students, 38 middle school students and four elementary students. After a full day of reviewing the projects and talking to students about their research, the judges named winners in several categories.
6:00 PM Board of Education Work Session
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM HOSA Meeting