Our 2014 Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars had a great time celebrating their accomplishment at the Drive game on Tuesday, April 22. The Reading All-Star program is open to all Greenville County and Pickens County 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Students who read five books between February and March received a ticket to the game, a t-shirt, and the opportunity to walk in a pre-game parade on the baseball field. Click HERE for the album.
South Carolina State Representative Mike Burns recently visited with our Gateway third graders. Students learned about our state government as well as how a bill is made into law. As part of the presentation, Cheyanne Bliss was recognized for her illustration of a palmetto tree, which will hang in Representative Burns' office at the State House in Columbia for the next year. Congratulations, Cheyanne (ALBUM)!
Third Grade students took part in an on-site field trip with Diamond Del, in which the had the opportunity to mine for gems! Click HERE for the album.
Our hardworking Battle of the Books team and Spring Sing participants enjoyed a lunch at Zaxbys on Thursday, April 3. Mrs. Stubley, Mrs. Calvage, Mrs. Moss, Mrs. Bunch, and Mrs. Creely even got to tag along! Click HERE for the album.
Fourth Grade participated in Westward Expansion Day on March 31. Click HERE for the album.
Third Grade had a visit from the Zoo-Mobile on Friday, March 28. Click HERE for the album.
Fourth Graders traveled to Charleston, SC on Friday, March 21. Click HERE for the album.
Our Battle of the Books team performed very well in the Gold Round of competition! They came in third in the district, after losing a heated sudden-death battle. We are so proud of our Gators! Click HERE for the album.
Thursday, March 6 was Walk to School Day; since Gateway doesn't have sidewalks connecting our school to our neighborhoods, we enjoyed walking AT school! Click HERE for the album.
Third Graders took a field trip to Roper Mountain Science Center on Wednesday, March 5. Clicke HERE for the album.
Sara Connor, member of the Greenville Council of Garden Clubs, recently visited our Gateway third graders and presented an Urban Forestry/Arbor Day program. Mrs. Connor taught us about the importance of trees. Gateway third graders are invited to enter an Arbor Day contest with winners being honored at the historic Kilgore Lewis House in downtown Greenville. A "legacy tree," donated by TreesGreenville, will be planted at Gateway. Click HERE for the album.
Our Beta Club created posters to spread Christmas cheer at the Shriners Children's Hospital. Click HERE for the album.
The Gateway Gator Chorus took a little trip downtown on Saturday, December 7, to sing with other area school choirs at a Greenville Road Warriors hockey game. We had a great time! Click HERE for the album.
We completed our second Boosterthon fundraising campaign from November 12 through 21. Click HERE for the album.
Gateway observed Red Ribbon Week October 21-25. Click HERE to view pictures from our visit with the Travelers Rest Police Department K9 Unit.
Fifth Graders participated in a real assembly line while learning about the Industrial Revolution in Social Studies--Click HERE for the album.
Mrs. Dorrity's Third Grade Class had a great time learning interactively about Christopher Columbus! Click HERE for the album.
Gateway students participated in fire safety education activities during the week of October 7-11, including a visit from our very own Travelers Rest Fire Department! Click HERE for the album.
Third Grade students in Mrs. Dorrity's class decorated cookies while learning about the regions of our state--Delicious! Click HERE for pictures!
Gateway has been hard at work--and play--in September!
Our Third Graders have been studying citizenship, government, good leaders, and the election process. All Third Graders gave speeches, and then went to the polls to vote for their class officers. It was a great success!
We have had a fun and educational first few weeks at Gateway. Click the album below to see how we opened the 2013-2014 School Year!