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Dot Day

The Dot is the story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities by being brave enough to “make her mark”. Great Falls will celebrate with a Wear Your Dots Spirit Day on September 14th.

April Is Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, 30 days of celebrating the joy, expressiveness, and pure delight of poetry.

April 25th ~Great Falls Celebrates Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day!

Every April, on Poem in Your Pocket Day, people celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them, and sharing it with others throughout the day at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, and on Twitter using the hashtag #pocketpoem. Here, at Great Falls, we will celebrate all day long!

Wednesday, April 4th~ 6:30 - 7:45 Greg Tang Parent Workshop: Aspects of Effective Math Instruction

In just one hour, Greg makes sense of new and unfamiliar teaching methods by focusing on three important aspects of effective math instruction: visualization, reasoning and number sense. Parents come away with an instant appreciation of visual models, number bonds, and the work our teachers are doing, and in a stunning turnaround, even the most vocal critics become supportive and enthusiastic about learning more. Greg’s parent workshops are some of the most important work he does.

Read to ME Challenge 2018

The Read to ME Challenge is an opportunity to contribute to a child’s literacy growth by reading aloud to one or more children for at least 15 minutes.

World Read Aloud Day!!!

Why World Read Aloud Day?

We think everyone in the world should get to read and write. Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people.

Upcoming Events!

Spirit Day: Monday, December 18th
Gorham Pride Day!
Wear your "Class of" shirt or any maroon shirt!



And DON'T FORGET!

It’s our annual Empty Bowl Movie Night!
Friday, December 15th
5:30 - 7:30pm

Watch SING with your family and friends in the gym. Bring chairs and blankets to sit on.

We will have snacks and water to purchase.


Make a bid on a silent auction item!
We will have pottery to bid on as well as other handmade items! All money raised will benefit school wide activities.


Pick up your child’s pottery. All donations will benefit the Gorham Food Pantry.
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