Fifty-six students from Gaston County Schools will attend the James S. Forrester Commissioners’ School of Excellence June 14-26 at Belmont Abbey College. The school is a unique, two-week summer residential learning experience for rising tenth graders in Gaston County.
Olivia Spencer of Cramerton Middle School was named the New Teacher of the Year and Jennifer Ledford of Bessemer City Primary School was named the Teacher Assistant of the Year for 2015 during a reception at the Schiele Museum. More than 40 employees were honored during the awards program for outstanding dedication and commitment to students.
In three months of preparation for “Tarzan: The Stage Musical,” students at Stuart W. Cramer High School spent countless hours in rehearsal, set preparation and costume design. They spent countless hours after school, rehearsing their lines and getting the sound, lighting and choreography ready. And along the way to opening night, they built something else: a community and a new sense of confidence.
Although he’s only a sophomore at North Gaston High School, Jaydan Hush has already performed at one of the most prestigious concert venues in the world. Earlier this year, Hush was selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series, an internationally competitive music program that brings the best student musicians to Carnegie Hall in New York City.
6:00 PM Board of Education Work Session
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Ron L. Ensley Grant Reception
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Gaston County Sports Physical Day