Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Community Supper

Be sure to come to the Gallatin Gateway Community Center tonight from 5:00-6:30 for the community supper.  The teachers are sponsoring a taco bar, so be sure to bring the whole family!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Elks Essay Contest Winners and Participants

The Bozeman Elks Lodge #463 has announced the local winners of the Montana State Elks Association Americanism Essay Contest and GGS was well represented!  This year's theme was "What Can I Do To Promote Americanism And Love Of Country" and the middle schoolers were up to the challenge of addressing the topic.  Our Gators swept first, second, and third in both the 6th grade and 7th grade divisions!  Thanks to Ron Layton and the Bozeman Elks Lodge #463 for sponsoring this contest.  Congratulations to all of our Gators who participated and did an excellent job of representing our school!

6th Graders with their participation certificates  

6th Grade Division Winners - 
1st Place - Yujun Durham (Not Pictured)
2nd Place - Felix Peterson
3rd Place Kieran Morton

7th Graders with their participation and winning certificates

7th Grade Division Winners -
1st Place - Ray Wilson
2nd Place - Lane Harrison
3rd Place - Ruth Blodgett

8th Graders with their participation certificates

Monday, February 22, 2016

Icedogs Visit GGS

This afternoon, members of the Bozeman Icedogs visited the students at GGS.  They spent time with grades K-3 and 5 at recess, as well as, in the classroom.  It was a pleasure to have them as our guest and our students were thrilled to have them here!  Thank you to the Icedogs for spending time with our students and being such positive role models!  Come back anytime!

Thursday, February 18, 2016

BHS Expansion Meeting

A very big thank you goes out to Rob Watson, BSD7 trustees, and staff members who took the time to conduct a community input session last night at the community center.  The information presented on the BHS expanson project was very informative and well received by those in attendance.  Please refer to the BSD7 website to obtain the information presented.

I would also like to thank Donna Shockley and the GGS board of trustees for their work in making this event a reality.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

BHS Expansion Meeting

Just a friendly reminder to attend the BHS expansion meeting at the Gallatin Gateway Community Center tomorrow night at 6:30.  Dr. Rob Watson and other Bozeman School District #7 officials will be on hand to discuss ideas centered on BHS expansion.  See you there!

Ski Day Pictures!

Thanks again to Scott and Carey Foster at Lone Mountain Sports for supporting the lessons and ski rentals.  I would also like to thank PIE and the GGS Foundation for supporting the transportation and lift tickets.  Your wonderful contributions helped to get 88 kids up on the mountain for a great day of skiing!  

Mrs. Matthews Receives "One Class at a Time"

Congratulations to Mrs. Matthews for receiving a "One Class at a Time" award!  She received $500 to purchase a classroom set of CPR practice dummies.  Thanks to KBZK and First Interstate Bank for their support of area classrooms and thank you Mrs. Matthews for everything you do for our students.

Be sure to catch the KBZK news segment on Mrs. Matthews.  It will air on February 22 during the 5:30 and 10:00 broadcasts.  I will make a link available on the blog after KBZK posts it online.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Happy Groundhog Day!

This morning Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring by not seeing his shadow.  Fear not Gallatin Gateway School, this news will not put a damper on our Ski Day plans!  We are all looking forward to taking grades 3-8 skiing next Monday (February 8).  Feel free to contact the school with questions and please make sure that you have all of your paperwork turned into the office.  Have a wonderful day!