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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


    Veterans Day

     Monday, November 11, 2019

    Schools Closed


    Veterans Day


    Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11th, that honors persons who served in the United States Armed Forces.

    On November 11, 1919, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson issued a message to his countrymen on the first Armistice Day, in which he expressed what he felt the day meant to Americans.  The United States Congress adopted a resolution on June 4, 1926, requesting that President Calvin Coolidge issue annual proclamations calling for the observance of November 11 with appropriate ceremonies.  A Congressional Act approved on May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year, a legal holiday: “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as ‘Armistice Day’.  Congress amended the bill on June 1, 1954, replacing “Armistice” with “Veterans,” and is has been known as Veterans Day since.  Although originally scheduled for celebration on November 11 of every year, starting in 1971 in accordance with the Uniform Monday Holiday Act, Veterans Day was moved to the fourth Monday of October.  In 1978, it was moved back to its original celebration on November 11. While the legal holiday remains on November 11, if that date happens to be on a Saturday or Sunday, then organizations that formally observe the holiday will normally be closed on the adjacent Friday or Monday, respectively.



    Buckland Elementary Staff Looking Good!!!!!

    Buckland Staff


    MAMA K Grant Winners

    Presented October 7, 2019


    Mama K Grant Winners

    Pictured Left to Right:  Lori Lolies-Gatesville Elementary, Stacy Unger-Central Middle School,

    Steve Kennedy, Shelby Kennedy, Amanda Hobbs-AIG Coordinator, Tamara Simons-Gates County High




    November 1, 2019
    Central Middle School Construction Update

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    November 6, 2019

    Ray Felton, Chairman of the Gates County Board of Education, announces that a Special Called Closed Session Board of Education Meeting will be held at 441 Taylor Mill Road, Eure, NC on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m.., to discuss confidential personnel matters, as allowed by NCGS 143-318.11(a)(6).

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    November 6, 2019

    Ray Felton, Chairman of the Gates County Board of Education, announces that the Regular December Session Board of Education Meeting will be held at the Gates County Board of Education Central Office on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, beginning with a Closed Session at 5:00 p.m., to discuss confidential personnel matters, as allowed by NCGS 143-318.11(a)(6), followed by an Open Session at 6:00 p.m.

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  • Triennial Assessment Report for Student Wellness

    Lead Wellness Official:

    Jeremy Wright, Director of Student Services


    Please click here to view Report

    Please click here to view Policy 6140 Student Wellness


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