Welcome Celebration: A welcome celebration typically held the Monday before school begins and is planned and coordinated with the school staff. Date is subject to change, but will be well communicated by the Principal. Students can come meet their teachers, see their classroom, parents can sign up to volunteer with different events throughout the year, pick up a free gift from the PTO, and grab a treat from the ice cream truck! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
Pancake Breakfast: This event is held on the first Saturday after the start of school. This event is free for families and provides another opportunity for new and returning families to meet others and reconnect. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Spirit Week: Students enjoy participating in a daily themed week. Popular themes have included PJ Day, Mismatch Day, Hat Day, Team Day, Career Day, Decades Day and School Spirit Day. Canned goods are also collected for the Batavia Food Pantry. This week always coincides with Batavia High School’s Homecoming. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
All School Skate: An annual skating event at Funway Entertainment Center is scheduled in the spring. Event fliers are distributed to students prior to the skating event. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Ice Cream Social (Volunteer Thank You): This event which is held in the spring is in appreciation for the support which the PTO receives from many volunteers throughout the school year. The activities which the PTO sponsors could not take place without the crucial volunteer support of the GMS community. This event coincides with the school’s art fair and spring book fair. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Teacher Appreciation Week: During the first full week of May, the PTO with the assistance of many volunteers, recognizes the efforts of our amazing Grace McWayne teachers and staff. The week has a theme and each day there are different activities for teachers to enjoy such as breakfast, luncheons and snacks, and students bring in flowers and letters of appreciation. Please contact teacherappreciation@gm
Outdoor Education Day: An opportunity to move outdoors to learn, explore, play and create. This all-school event takes place during a regular school day in May and needs a team of volunteers, including teachers, to plan, organize and implement the day. Volunteers are needed. Please contact email@example.com for more information.