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From the Superintendent

The school year has begun and time is already counting down on the number of hours our children have in school.  With 180 days of school, every minute counts in learning new standards or mastering standards we have already been exposed to.

With that we have to remember that we only have a set amount of time to learn these standards.  Teachers are working on using every minute in the classroom to ensure concepts are being taught.  As parents we need to ensure our children are in school everyday so they have every opportunity to learn.  Every absence can create a child to miss a new concept or fall behind their peers.  Lets make our #1 priority this year to take advantage of every available minute we can learn.

This should continue at home.  Every child should read at least 20 minutes every night.  Doing this they will be exposed to new vocabulary words and concepts.  Making it a family affair will be something we can cherish the rest of our lives and will provide skills our children will use the rest of theirs.

I wish all teachers, students, and parents a safe and enjoyable school year.

Frank Chiapetti

District Daily Announcements

Teachers & Students:  The Indian Day Planning Committee is seeking Native American youth to participate in the American Indian Day activities at the New Mexico Legislature on February 6, 2015. 
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PARENTS, if your child's 4th birthday occurred prior to September 1, 2014 he/she may be eligible for Pre K
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Rowena Dolino, science teacher of Miyamura High School was one of four teachers honored at the White House for her contribution to computer science education

Countdown to PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) for families


NM Common Core Standards
Information for PARENTS

Information on Upcoming
McKINLEY COUNTY SPELLING BEE
Wed., Jan. 14th at 9:30 AM
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NM HAN ALERT, confirmed measles case.


Thoreau High Receives National Recognition
Congratulations to Thoreau High School for receiving a ranking of Bronze by US News and World Report. Please click on the link below for more information.
Bronze Ranking

North Side Elementary School Building Project Site
GMCS is currently working with VAN H. GILBERT ARCHITECT PC on the design of the new school. The new school will combine the campuses of Juan de Onate and Washington Elementary. Please click on the like above to access documents for the project.






For School Closure/Delay because of weather conditions, call 505-721-2233

Weather

Today, 12/19/2014
High: 38 Low: 21
Partly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/20/2014
High: 40 Low: 21
Partly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.

Press Releases

2014 White House Native Youth Report
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  PHOTO ALBUM
Gallup High attends Navajo Nation
Council Session


7th Annual Dine Language Festival
  Elementary
  Secondary

Upcoming Events

Friday, December 19
End of 2nd Quarter

TLI Interim Assessment Window Closes

Saturday, December 20
IEC Work Session/Meeting
9:00 AM
SSC, Boardroom
Info: Herlinda, 721-1044
Monday, December 22
WINTER BREAK

Tuesday, December 23
WINTER BREAK