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Stockings for Soldiers

posted Nov 21, 2017, 7:00 AM by Tamara Moores

East Gloucester School students in grades 1,3 and 4, in conjunction with, the Gloucester Veterans' Center participated in the Stockings for Soldiers program.  Children wrote thank you notes to the soldiers.  They also stuffed stocking with goodies, donated by EGS parents, for the soldiers along with thank you note.  The stockings will be sent to the soldiers for the holiday season.  





Thanksgiving STEM Challenge

posted Nov 21, 2017, 5:13 AM by Tamara Moores

The 1st grade and 5th grade buddies worked on a Thanksgiving STEM challenge today.  It was great to see both grades engaged and working together!






Kops N Kids

posted Nov 15, 2017, 10:40 AM by Tamara Moores

The Kops N Kids visited EGS for the second time this year.  The Gloucester Police Department enjoyed talking with the students and handing out their very own trading cards.  Each child received one card.  On subsequent visits each child will collect another trading card.  The first child to collect all fourteen trading cards will receive a ride to school in a police car.







Veteran's Day

posted Nov 8, 2017, 11:27 AM by Tamara Moores

In observance of Veterans Day, Adam Curcuru, Director of Veterans' Services in Gloucester, organized a book reading to our K-2 students.  The veterans and active duty service men read Veterans: Heroes in Our Neighborhood by Valerie Pfundstein.  

Michael Grossi, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corp veteran and parent reading to Mrs. Sanfilippo's 1st grade class. 

Curtis Wrightman, Staff Sergeant, U.S Army, veteran and DPW employee and Brian O'Connor, retired 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corp, read and showed army equipment to Mrs. Telles' 1st Grade class. 

Brian O'Connor, retired 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corp, showing equipment to Mrs. Telles' 1st Grade class. 
   
Ryan Carvalho, U.S. Coast Guard, active duty, and Payton Skidmore, U.S. Coast Guard, active duty reading to Mrs. Reader's 2nd grade class.

Ryan Carvalho, U.S. Coast Guard, active duty, reading to Mrs. Reader's 2nd grade class.

Ryan Carvalho, U.S. Coast Guard, active duty, reading to Mrs. Reader's 2nd grade class.

Mrs. Reader's 2nd grade class asking questions to Ryan Carvalho, U.S. Coast Guard, active duty, and Payton Skidmore, U.S. Coast Guard, active duty.

Summer Reading Celebration

posted Sep 22, 2017, 5:07 AM by Tamara Moores

Over the summer children where given the option of reading three books and writing a summary about those books and submitting them to Mrs. Francis.  Children that completed this extra reading assignment were treated to an ice cream party.  Congrats to our summer readers.  



Math Olympiad Ceremony 2017

posted Jun 12, 2017, 9:25 AM by Tamara Moores


Math Olympiad Class of 2017 - District Wide


The EGS students with the top score of 2017 were Luke and Ella!

Spring Concert

posted Jun 8, 2017, 8:08 AM by Tamara Moores   [ updated Jun 8, 2017, 8:12 AM ]

Please enjoy the videos of our Spring Concert. EGS students are so talented. Special thanks to Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Trefry.

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Beginning Band Performance

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Harley White-Russian Sailor Dance

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Schuyler Corbett-How Far I'll Go

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Kindergarten- Long Legged Sailor

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Kindergarten- Long Legged Sailor

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Secondary Band

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First Grade- There's A Hole in the Bucket

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Thomas Dort- Rocking On

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Jackson Weber- Allergro Fantastico

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Second Grade- Going over the Sea

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Willow Barry- 99 Red Balloons

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Malia Andrews- When Will My Life Begin

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Third Grade - Recorder Karate Songs

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Third Grade - Recorder Karate Songs

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Third Grade - Recorder Karate Songs

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Ella and Finn Costa- Copycat

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Fourth Grade- Ukeuleles

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Elliana Parsons- Brown By The Bay

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Fifth Grade= The Parting Glass

Change is Simple

posted May 18, 2017, 8:09 AM by Tamara Moores   [ updated May 18, 2017, 8:16 AM ]

Today the fourth and fifth grade participated in a program called Change is Simple.  It is an educational program about recycling and sustainability.  Enjoy the following videos and pictures taken by Ms. Flaherty.



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A Second Grade Celebration of Poems and Fables!!!

posted Apr 4, 2017, 7:49 AM by Tamara Moores   [ updated Apr 4, 2017, 7:51 AM ]

On Friday, March 31, 2017 the second grade held a presentation for their parents and the first graders.  They read poems, fables and more in front of their invited guests.






Pictures taken by Mrs. Francis

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

posted Mar 21, 2017, 5:03 AM by Tamara Moores   [ updated Mar 21, 2017, 5:04 AM ]

The fifth grade presented the play Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  They had three sold out shows.  Here are some pictures of the play.













Photo Credit: Mrs. Parsons

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