School News

  • Blake Zieske scores 1000th Point

    Congratulations to Blake Zieske! Blake scores his 1000th point at the men's basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 21. 

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  • Miss South Point 2017

    Congratulations to Emma Beaty! Emma was crowned as the 2017 Miss South Point  during the annual scholarship pageant on Saturday, February 11.

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  • Princess Closet Collection

    South Point has been invited to participate in the Princess Closet.  Princess Closet, which will be held on April 1st at Burge Memorial United Methodist Church, will provide Prom dresses and accessories free of charge to anyone who needs them.  South Point will be helping by collecting gently used and new prom dresses, shoes, and accessories.  If you would like to donate, you can bring your items to the library by 8:00 any morning between now and March 17.  Students who would like to volunteer to help set up and work the event need to sign up with Mrs. Gentry by March 1st and give your shirt size.  National Honor Society members can receive service hours for volunteering with this program.  If you have questions, see Mrs. Gentry in the library.

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District News

  • Students win 34 regional awards for art, writing


    Gaston County Schools won 34 awards in the highly-competitive Mid-Carolina Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards program. The awards included 12 Gold Key, 11 Silver Key, and 11 honorable mentions. “I am extremely proud of our students’ achievements,” said Forestview High School art teacher Travis Johnson. “To receive a Gold Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards means that you are producing some of the best quality work in the state.”

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  • Students going to the regional science fair


    Gaston County Schools will have more than 30 students competing in the regional science and engineering fair at UNC-Charlotte. Their wins at the Gaston Regional Science and Engineering Fair in January propelled them into the regional competition with a chance to advance to the statewide science fair. Students from Ashbrook, Stuart W. Cramer, Forestview, Gaston Early College, Belmont Middle, Holbrook Middle, Mount Holly Middle, and Rankin Elementary qualified to participate in the regional event.

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  • School offers Spanish lessons for its teachers


    Three days a week, teachers at Sherwood Elementary become students for the afternoon so they can learn basic grammar, spelling, and pronunciation. In Spanish, that is. The school’s ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher Edgar Coronado is offering Spanish lessons to any interested teachers. The classes are giving teachers new ways to communicate with their students, and perhaps more important, with their students’ parents.

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  • Gaston ranks again as safest large school district


    Gaston County Schools continues to rank as the safest large school district in North Carolina, according to data released Thursday by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and State Board of Education. Of the ten largest school districts in the state, Gaston County has the lowest school crime and violence rate. Gaston’s rate for the 2015-2016 academic year is 3.740. The school crime rate for Gaston County Schools has been significantly lower than that state rate for the past seven years.

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Announcements

  • Operations Committee Meeting

     
    The Gaston County Schools Operations Committee will meet Monday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m. at the Gaston County Schools Central Office, 943 Osceola Street, Gastonia. Click here for the agenda.
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  • Board approves school calendars

     
    The Board of Education has approved the calendars for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years. The calendars were developed by the Gaston County Schools calendar committee, which includes students, parents, teachers, principals, and central level administrators. Click here to view the calendars.
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  • Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Registration

     

    Kindergarten and pre-kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held at the former Forest Heights Elementary School, #1 Learning Place, Gastonia. For more information, please call 704-810-7284.

    The registration schedule is below:

    • Saturday, May 6 - 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
    • Monday, May 8 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, May 9 - 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, May 10 - 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, May 11 - 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
    • Friday, May 12 - 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

     

    The North Carolina Kindergarten Health Assessment Form will be available at the Gaston County Schools Central Office, the Gaston County Health Department, and at your local physician's office.

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  • Gaston County Spelling Bee is Friday morning

     
    The Gaston County Spelling Bee sponsored annually by The Gaston Gazette is this Friday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m. in the Ashbrook High School auditorium. Elementary and middle school students from Gaston County Schools and students from the charter, private and home schools in Gaston County will compete for the county championship and an all-expense paid trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. 
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