GES Vision Statement:

We believe our students at Gunpowder Elementary should learn in a rigorous, responsive, and safe learning environment where culture and diversity are recognized, accommodated, valued, and respected.  Our teaching staff will demonstrate high expectations for all learners.  We will promote a learning environment that is driven by interest, ability, and learning style to meet the strengths and needs of our learners.  Families are recognized as partners in the learning process.  We embrace communication between and among staff and community as we work to create the best learning opportunities for all students. 

 

GES Mission Statement:

Our mission is to inspire students to be lifelong learners in an environment of high expectations, striving to maximize student potential by providing rigorous academic programs and fostering responsible citizenship.

What's Happening

BCPS New Grading Policy  

Please  review the attached letter that explains our updated Policy 5210- Grading and Reporting Policy.  More information , as well as the revised Report Cards, will be shared at Back to School Night on August 30, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. 

 

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Volunteer Training

The Baltimore County School System requires that all volunteers must complete the volunteer application and participate in an online orientation/training session once every year.

The BCPS Application for Volunteer Services and Training sessions and are now available online!

Step 1: Complete the BCPS Application for Volunteer Services. This can be completed on line by going to www.bcps.org under Parents, then click “Application for Volunteer Services” along the side panel.   

Step 2: Complete the ONLINE volunteer orientation at http://bcpsvolunteers.md.safeschools.com/register/0c626573  

Or you can get to this orientation through www.bcps.org under Parents, click either “Volunteer with BCPS” or “BCPS Online Volunteer Orientation” along the side panel.  You will receive a certificate to print out once you successfully complete the online orientation training.    

Step 3:  Print and Submit both the application and the valid training certificate to the school in which you intend to volunteer.  Both documents must be submitted at the same time to be accepted and reviewed by the school staff.

Once the application is reviewed and training has been verified by our GES secretary, Pat Thal (pthal@bcps.org), you are ready to volunteer!  If you have any questions or need any further assistance with the completing the volunteer application/orientation, please feel free to contact Lisa DeIaco, School Counselor (410-887-5121 or ldeiaco@bcps.org).     

Thank you in advance for your interest in volunteering in Baltimore County Public Schools!!  Volunteers are valued members of our GES Team!!

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Upcoming Events

   PTA Hot Dog Night
   Sep 30 2016 at 05:30 PM
   Schools and Offices Closed - Rosh Hashanah
   Oct 03 2016
   Columbus Day
   Oct 10 2016
   Yom Kippur - Schools and Offices Closed
   Oct 12 2016

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