AWARDS: Principals Todd Gazda and Kathleen McSweeney have announced the
first term Effort Awards for Gateway Regional Middle School and for Gateway Junior High School.
HOLIDAY CONCERTS NEXT WEEK: Musicians attending
Gateway Middle School, Jr. High School and High School will hold their
holiday concerts next week in the Gateway Performing Arts Center.
“SECOND DOSE” ELEMENTARY CLINIC AT GATEWAY DEC. 16: Gateway elementary
students, and their younger siblings, who received a swine flu (H1N1)
vaccination at their school the week of November 9 are now due to
receive their second dose. Second doses are recommended for children who
are age 9 and younger. Every child (between the ages of 6 months and
age 9) who received their first dose at a Gateway clinic may return.
The “Second Dose” clinic will be held at Gateway MS/HS complex, 12
Littleville Rd., in Huntington from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December
16. There will be enough vaccine for all of the children who were
immunized in our prior clinics. The clinics will remain open until 8
p.m., so there is no need for everybody to arrive early or for the start
of the clinic! Parents must attend with their children. Questions may
be directed to your elementary school nurse.
75 AREA RESIDENTS ATTENDED ANNUAL CONCERT/LUNCHEON:
residents were treated to a holiday concert and luncheon at the Gateway
Regional school District on December 2nd This is the 18th year that the
district has hosted this event for those age 55 and older.
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTER STILL HAS SEASONAL FLU
VACCINE: Eileen Hirsch, Nurse Practitioner at the Gateway School-Based
Health Center, reports that they still have doses of the seasonal flu
vaccine for students. Both inactivated and live seasonal flu vaccines
are available. Parents who want their child to be vaccinated for seasonal
flu, please call the SBHC at 667-0142. Please note that the
seasonal flu nasal spray vaccine (live) needs to be at least 28 days
from the H1N1 nasal spray vaccine.
CD’S FOR ANNUAL 3RD AND 4TH GRADE HOLIDAY CONCERT: Anyone wishing to
purchase a CD of the November 24th concert of third and fourth grade
students, please complete this form and return it to Littleville
Elementary School by December 11. All proceeds will benefit the
SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETINGS: Principal Kathleen
McSweeney has announced that her two schools will hold their monthly
School Council meetings next week. The High School Council will meet on
Monday, December 14. The Jr. High School Council will meet on Wednesday,
December 16. Both meetings will be held from 4 – 5 p.m. in the
Principal’s Conference Room. New members are needed and welcome to
TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE UNDERWAY: If you drove through
Huntington last Saturday, you may have encountered a voluntary “hold
up”—conducted by members of the National Honor Society from Gateway
Regional High School. Students are also collecting cash during school
until December 11th. Funds will be used to purchase gifts for thirty one
low-income families in the district (sixty six children). Please see a
member of the National Honor Society or drop off your donations at the
PSAT RESULTS REVIEW ON DECEMBER 18: Juniors and sophomores
who took the PSAT exam last fall will meet with GRHS Guidance Counselors
Celeste Cianfrani and Carolynn Laurenza next week during advisory.
Counselors will introduce “My College QuickStart™, a free online
personalized planning kit that will use each student’s PSAT results to
take the next steps toward college, including a complete score report, a
customized SAT study plan, a personalized list of colleges, majors and
careers, and access to MyRoad™--a college, majors and careers
DECEMBER “CAREER CHAT” ON LEGAL CAREERS: Russell Dupere, Attorney
at Law will host the December “Career Chat” with information on the
education required, making contacts in the field, and careers in the
legal profession. The December Career Chat will be held on Thursday,
December 10 at 2:15 p.m. in the Career Center. Refreshments will be
provided; students should sign-up in the guidance office.
CONWELL COOKBOOK PLANNED:
R. H. Conwell PTO is seeking best recipes for a cookbook fundraiser.
Please email your favorite recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org
or drop them off at the R. H. Conwell office before February 1, 2010.