Library news

All classes in the school have now been oriented to the library and have taken out their first books of the year. The library will start its before and after school opening hours on Tuesday, October 4. The times will be:

Tuesday to Friday 8:40 AM to 9:00 AM
3:00 PM to 3:25 PM

Occasionally I might need to leave school earlier, but those are rare days.

Book fair on October 5 and 6

A Scholastic book fair will be held after school on Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6. It will run until 8:30 PM each of those evenings. Please consider supporting the book fair and helping to raise money for technology for our school library. Thank you very much


New Playground Fundraisers!

Tell your friends, family, neighbours and co-workers so they can support General Gordon, too!

Do you shop at Cobs Bakery on West 4th at Vine?

Do you shop at Cobs Bakery on West Broadway at MacDonald?

Say you want to support General Gordon Elementary when you buy your baked goods. Cobs will donate 5% of sales.

You can also support our school at the Cob's on Davie at Bute in the West End

Do you shop online at Stong's Grocery Store?

Now you can support General Gordon Elementary when you place your online order for delivery. Follow link to see how...

Cross Country

Cross country – starting Wed. Sept. 21, 2016

Monday’s Gr. 3 – 7 practice 8:15 – 8:50am

Wednesday’s Gr K-7 practice 8:15 to 8:50am


Start at 3:30pm with Gr. 7 boys then Gr. 7 girls then Kindergarten/Gr 1 going upwards meet usually ends by 4:45pm

Wed. Sept. 28 Camosun Park @ 16th & Camosun

Mon. Oct. 3 Jericho West @ 1525 Discovery

Tues. Oct. 11 Vanier Park @ Near Space Centre

Thur. Oct 20 Tout Lake @ 15th & Victoria

Extra Sign-up sheets are available in the office if you child did not get one signed already.

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