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May 15, 2020
Dear Friends of Gateway:
Here is your latest issue of Breaking News—the e-newsletter of the Gateway Regional School District—for the 2019–20 school year. We will be sending out special editions of Breaking News to summarize the week's changes surrounding the closure of the district due to health concerns around COVID-19 & the novel coronavirus. Visit this Special Info page of the GRSD website for regular updates, health information, and letters to parents/guardians. And for a quick one-page summary, check out our "Summary of the Week: Week 9" here.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
—Alan Kay (often misattributed to Abraham Lincoln)
GRADUATION UPDATE: Survey results, multiple opportunities to celebrate our seniors.
CHROMEBOOK DROPOFF and CAP & GOWN PICKUP: Seniors should bring their Chromebooks and any other materials to campus May 27th or 28th and also pick up their caps & gowns as well. More information for other grades Chromebook dropoff coming soon.
SUPERINTENDENT'S CORNER: What comes next?
EARLY COLLEGE PLANNING VIDEO & PRESENTATION: Get some helpful tips on getting prepared for college, whatever your path may be.
PICKUP LUNCHES AVAILABLE THROUGH JUNE 12; NO WRAPAROUND THIS SUMMER
SEND US YOUR PHOTOS! YES EVEN NOW!: Check out our "Gateway Works from Home" photo gallery here. Send any photos of what you're up to! email@example.com We'll post our favorites to Gateway social media & website. Let's stay connected!
ONLINE RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES: During this time when many organizations and activities are closed or cancelled, there are a lot of really great online resources to keep kids busy and engaged.
- National Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2020: TV special airing Sat, May 16th at 8pm, featuring Lebron James, Malala Yousafzai, Megan Rapinoe, The Jonas Brothers, Bad Bunny, Pharrell Williams, and more, on multiple major networks and online platforms.
- Virtual Chester on Track: This Sat, May 16th starting at 9am, enjoy a livestream from the Chester Railway Station celebrating the rich history and bright future of rail in Western Mass!
- Local Scholarships Reminder: Several scholarships still available with June 1 deadlines.
- Tips for Safe Face Covering Use & DIY Face Coverings
- PBS Parent Page: Lots of helpful fun ideas for educational activities
- Cosmic Kids: Free online fitness classes for kids, ranging from 1 minute to 1 hour
- Down Dog Yoga: Free app download & free access for all K-12 teachers & students through July 1st
- Milk Street Cooking School: Free online classes available through April 30
- PBS Kids Online: Great free educational games and fun creative activity ideas for kids and families
GATEWAY'S MOBILE APP AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY & APP STORE
Jeanne LeClair, Editor
“Breaking News from Gateway”
is published by the Gateway Regional School District
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Huntington, MA 01050
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