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    Gates County Public Schools
    205 Main Street/P.O. Box 125
    Gatesville, NC  27938
    Phone:  (252) 357-1113
    Fax:      (252-357-0207
    District Office Hours
    Monday-Friday:  8:00 am to 4:30 pm
    On behalf of the biology students that produced the video, the GCHS Science Department and Gates County High School, THANK YOU for voting in the Biogen Spark Video Contest.  Because of your dedication to daily voting for the month of March and spreading the word to vote, the Mutation Station video WON the GRAND prize for the NC High School Category!  GCHS will receive $12,000 for hands on science materials and a Go-Pro for each of the young ladies that produced the video. Thanks again for bringing this honor to GCHS!
    Gates County Bus Drivers compete in 2018 Bus Rodeo
    Friday, April 13, 2018
    Bus Rodeo 1
    1st Place:  Melissa Jordan, GCHS Bus 102
    2nd Place: Deborah Smith, Gatesville Elementary Bus 92
    3rd Place:  Denise Perfetto, GCHS Bus 107
    Bus Rodeo 3
    Perfect Attendance
    Pictured Left to Right:  Robin Spivey, Janice Knight-White, Taurus Jordan, Jean Knight & Deborah Smith
    (Benecia Spivey- not pictured)
    DRIVER OF THE YEAR:  Buckland - Janice Knight-White
                                              Gatesville - Robin Spivey
                                              T.S. Cooper - Debbie Faulk
                                              Central Middle - Benecia Spivey
                                              Gates County High - Taurus Jordan
    T.S. Cooper Students participated in the Math Champions Competition held at Chowan University, Saturday, March 24, 2018
    1st Place - 5th Grade Team
    2nd Place - 4th Grade Team
    2nd Place - 3rd Grade Team
    TSC Math Competition  
    Local Farmer Paul Askew presented the America's Farmers Grow Communities Monsanto Grant to FFA officers and advisors

    Mrs. Robin Brown, teacher at Gatesville Elementary School, has been awarded a

    $750 Grant from the North Carolina Aquarium Society

    For a Class Trip to the NC Aquarium on Ronaoke Island, Manteo, NC


    Robin Brown  



    Congratulations to Gatesville Elementary Preschool!!

    The preschool program was recently assessed by the North Carolina Rated License Assessment Project using the Early Childhool Environment Rating Scale-Revised.  This assessment evaluates the program on such things as teacher/child interaction, teacher/family interaction, language reasoning, appropriate activities, schedules and routines, and space and furnishings.  Our program received 6.16 points out of a possible 7 points.  This is only 1 component of an evaulation that is completed every three years by the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education.  We are pleased to announce that the overall evaluation was completed on March 26, 2018 and our program received 15 points out of a possible 15 points.


    Pre-K 1

    Pictured Left Right:   Elayne Eure - Teacher Assistant, Mary Bunch - Lead Teacher, Danielle Smith - Teacher Assistant

    Mrs. Bunch's class was the class randomly selected for observation for the ECERS-R assessment.                                           


    Pre-k 2

    Pictured:  Front Row Left to Right:  Helen Smith & Mary Bunch, Lead Teachers

                   Back Row Left to Right:  Jasmine Raynor - Teacher Assistant

                                                       Jo Chatman - Teacher Assistant

                                                       Lori Ward - PK Coordinator

                                                       Elayne Eure - Teacher Assistant

                                                       Danielle Smith - Teacher Assistant









    4/20  ASVAB 8:15 am, Prom guest requests due

    4/23  Spring Senior Athlete Recognition, Tennis 3:45, BB/SB 5:40

    4/23 - 4/25  AdvancED Visit 

    4/26  Gates County Arts Night 7 pm

    4/27  Football Capt. Bob's Plate Sale

    4/28  State Shooting Team Competition

    5/1  TEALsday

    5/4  HOSA Capt. Bob's Plate Sale

    5/5  Prom 7 pm

    5/7  Band Concert New Gym 7 pm

    5/9  AP English Exam

    5/10  Senior Meeting

    5/15  AP Calculus Exam

    5/17  Senior Class Picture & Walk

    5/30  Dance Recital 7:30 pm

    5/31  Jr/Sr Academic Awards 7 pm

    6/1  Fr/So Academic Awards 9:45 am, Athletic Banquet 6 pm

    6/4 - 6/8 Testing

    6/5  Emily B. Williams Awards 6 pm

    6/7 CNA Pinning 7 pm

    6/8 Graduation 7:30 pm



    4/27  Kindergarten Reg.

    5/3    Teddy Bear Fair

    5/4    1st Grade Field Trip

    5/11   4th Grade Field Trip

    5/30 - 6/1 - EOG Testing

    6/5      4th Grade AG Day - CC

    6/5      Read to Achieve Test

    6/6      Award Day

    6/7      5th Grade Graduation 6 pm



    4/19  Grand's Day at the Book Fair

    4/20  Earth Day Program 1:30 pm

    4/25  Staff Appreciation Luncheon (PTA)

    5/15  Public Librarian Visit

    5/18  Head Start Graduation

    5/30 - 6/1  EOG Testing

    6/5  Ag Day; Read to Achieve Testing

    6/6  Field Day

    6/7  Awards Day; Kindergarten Program

    6/8  5th Grade Graduation/Continuation Program

    6/12  Retirement Dinner for retirees at Corapeake Country





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    April 9, 2018

    Ray Felton, Chairman of the Gates County Board of Education, announces that the Regular May Session Board of Education Meeting will be held at the Gates County Board of Education Central Office on Monday, May 7, 2018, beginning with a Closed Session to discuss confidential personnel matters, as allowed by North Carolina’s Open Meetings Law, at 4:00 p.m., followed by an Open Session at 5:00 p.m.

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  • 2018-2019 School Calendar

    Approved by Board at March 5, 2018 Meeting

    Please click here to view calendar

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  • State Superintendent Mark Johnson Announces Gates County Schools Will Receive $2.5 Million Grant              Click Here for Information

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