This Week @ Gates
December 9, 2018
Upcoming Events

  • Friday, 12/21/18 - Gates Annual Sing-a-long, 2pm
  • 12/24/18 - 01/01/19 - Winter break
  • Friday, 02/08/19 - Culture Showcase

Please Come to the Gates School Annual Sing-a-long

We welcome all families to come, sing, and watch their children perform holiday songs in the Gates Cafeteria.This year's sing-a-long is scheduled for Friday, December 21st beginning at 2:00 pm. Additional parking for this event will be behind the school on the basketball court. If you are planning on attending, please consider carpooling.
Please Help the Gates School!

We are still short of reaching our annual goal of  $40,000  . This holiday season, we ask you to open your wallets and hearts and donate to Gates School as much as you can. You can simply write a check directly to the Gates PTO or make an  online donation through PayPal  . No gift is too big or small.

It's through your generous donations that the PTO can provide fun family nights, bring cultural and educational groups to school, provide scholarships, supply funds for extra teaching hours, and so much more.

We greatly appreciate any donation you can make.

To make an online PayPal donation, please go to PTO site and click DONATION button in "Support Our School" section on the right.
Culture Showcase

This year we are going to change a little bit "Dances of the World" culture event. Stay tuned for more information! 
The School Directory

The access will be closed on December, 21st. Do no forget to download a copy. The link has been shared in the separated email from school. If you do not have this email or cannot find it, please contact PTO.
Shop and Support Gates
Shopping on AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Gates school. Just sign up at AmazonSmile and register Paul P. Gates School PTO as your designated charity. Then every time you shop, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of your purchase price to the Gates PTO. Don't forget to bookmark the website.
Donelan's Receipts for Education
Donelan's Supermarkets proudly sponsors the Register Tapes for Education Program to make a difference in local communities. Simply collect Donelan's receipts and deposited them in the collection center outside the Gates school office. These receipts are then converted into points and redeemed for equipment and supplies for Gates School.
Box Tops for Education
The Box Tops for Education program is an easy way to earn cash for Gates school. Simply clip Box Tops on hundreds of products at your local grocery store and place them in the collection box outside of the Gates school office. For each one, Gates receives 10 cents and it really adds up.
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