Welcome to May! 

First to recap April, we had a great month of learning the importance of gardening. Students learned about plants, visited Freetown Farm, and prepared food dishes that contained a plant as one of the ingredients. It was a lot of fun and a great way to kick off spring! 

This month, we will dive into what it means to be a Creative with special emphasis on creating filmed projects. But first, we will start out with Field Day! The following two meetings will be Club Day and a GPCH Film Festival.

Finally, you can RSVP this Friday for the annual Mom to Mom coming up on June 12th. Like in previous year’s we will have a State of GBCH/GPCH where we discuss the wins for this year and outlook for the future, we will announce leadership changes, and as a group, start putting plans in place for a dynamic 2021-22 school year. Don’t miss it!!! 

Be blessed,

Ja’Near Garrus

Field Day | May 6
May 6th, 2021 | 1:30 pm- 3:00 pmTo kick off May Activities, we invite families to join us at Lake Elkhorn Park for friendly games and a picnic lunch. We will enjoy time outdoors and have a few competitive activities for students to participate in.Please bring:Picnic blanketBagged lunch or snacks for your familyWaterFace masksOutdoor equipment (optional)Sun protection
Club Day | May 13
Start time: 1 pmFor Centuries Club, students will learn about impactful African American filmmakers.Makers Club: Students will create wire armatures for claymation projectsWhat is needed:Paper and pencilRoll of Foil paperModeling clay (Any colors desired to create a character)Optional: Bendable wire and cutting tool
GPCH Film Festival | May 20
Final student meeting for the school year!

Students, come prepared to show your creative Animation or Film projects to the GPCH Student Community!

Videos must be no longer than 1.5 minutes.
Each film must have a TitleMust be subject matter appropriate for K-8th grade students
Show creativity

Following the movie presentations, we will have an end-of-the-year wrap-up highlighting GPCH students.


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