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June 22
Have a Safe and Happy Summer!

​The staff of GNMES wish all of our students and their families a wonderful summer break! We look forward to seeing you in September.

PSSC Survey for Parents - We are looking for your opinion!

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​You are invited to click on the link and answer the survey questions.

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Summer Reading Club at GNMES

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School Supplies List for September

For those of you who like get back-to-school deals early, here is the list of items you will need to provide for September.

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June 18
Week of June 17

June 17th - Thank you to Domino's Pizza for providing all of our students with pizza for lunch today. We are very appreciative of your generosity and enjoyed the delicious pizza!

Raffle ticket fundraiser - tickets will be on sale until Tuesday, June 18th. All tickets and money must be returned to the school by June 18th as the draw will take place on Wednesday, June 19th. Thank you for supporting our track fundraiser!


​Congratulations to the winner of the Patio Bistro Set!

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Sistema Summer Finale Concert - everyone is invited to attend the final concert for this year on Tuesday, June 18th, from 6-6:30pm in the big gymnasium. Enjoy the show as our young musicians perform for you.


June 20th - 9am - Grade 5 celebration in the big gym. Join us as we celebrate our Class of 2019 and prepare to send them off to middle school.

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June 21st - last day for students. This will be a full day with dismissal at the regular times. Report cards will also be sent home with students. We wish everyone a safe and happy summer! See you in September!

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June 09
Week of June 10th and Upcoming Events

Congratulations to all our Coyotes who participated in the District Track & Field event on Friday. We are very proud of all of you!

Thank you to all who turned out to support the Riverview Ford Fredericton Royals fundraiser for Gibson-Neill on Saturday. It was a beautiful day to watch baseball and support our track! Congratulations to Mrs. Little who threw out the first pitch for the 7pm game. Mrs. Little is retiring at the end of this school year and is a life-long Royals supporter.

Our school track is well under construction and the students (and staff) are enjoying watching the progress the construction crew is making with it. We are excited to be able to use it in the fall. Follow the progress on our Twitter site @GNMES_News.




Wednesday, June 12th - Final PSSC meeting of the year. Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time this year.

Thursday, June 13th - K-2 Field Day (rain date is Friday, June 14th)

June 14th is the last day for cafeteria services for the year so students will need to bring a lunch and beverage (milk is not available) the week of June 17th-21st.​

June 02
Week of June 3rd

​The students had an amazing time at the Glow-in-the-Dark Dance Party last week to end off the month of May. As we move into June there are many exciting learning opportunities for the children to take part in. Worlds UNBound will be with us June 4th and June 6th as will a drumming and dance presenter during Phys Ed and Music. 

District Track & Field is taking place at Nashwaaksis Middle School on Friday, June 7th. Students who qualified should have brought home a permission slip to be signed and returned to Mrs. Stickles and Mr. Lim.

Saturday, June 8th, is the Fredericton Royals double-header and is also a fundraiser for the GNMES Track. Look for information coming home with your children this week.GNMES Day.docxGNMES Day.docx

​Have a wonderful week as we work together to help our little coyotes find their greatness!

May 26
Week of May 27th

It is hard to believe we are entering the last 4 weeks of this school year. The daylight is longer, the temperature is rising and the sunshine is making an appearance in between rainy days. We continue to maintain our daily routines with the students as much as possible. There will be a variety of events in which they will be partaking in the next few weeks (field trips, in-class learning activities, special visitor presentations,etc.). It's important that home and school continue working together to help the children find their greatness every day. 

May 27th-31st - Disability Awareness Week

Monday, May 27th - Track & Field for grades 3-5 at Leo Hayes

Grade 3 - 8:30, Grade 4 - 10:00, Grade 5 - 12:45

Students should wear their Phys. Ed. clothes (t-shirt and shorts) under a track suit or sweat pants and shirt, depending on the weather. Sneakers are a must- no cleats, boots, sandals or crocs. Please pack an extra pair of socks as the grass could be wet. Sunscreen & a water bottle are recommended. Students will eat lunch at school.

Tuesday, May 28th - Raindate for Track & Field

Thursday, May 30th - Glow-in-the-Dark Dance Party during Phys Ed class time.​ 

May 21
Week of May 20th

​May 20th - Victoria Day - no school

Information for Parents of Grade 5 Students going to Devon Middle School

This year we will host our Grade 5 student visit for an orientation meeting and school tour on
May 22 at 9:15 am.


The Grade 5 parent meeting will be the same night. May 22 at 6:30 pm.


We look forward to meeting our new learners :)


Patty Oxford


Devon Middle School

(506) 453 4187​

May 01
Upcoming May Events

Monday, May 13th - Staff union day and professional learning. No school for students.

Go Fund Me for one of our little coyotes. If you would like to contribute please click the link below. This page was organized by a friend of Isaac's family.


Pre-Kindergarten Information Sessions for Parents​

Do you ask yourself "How do I prepare my child for kindergarten?" Well, we have the answer for you. Come to the following sessions and find out how you can help your child feel confident and ready for Kindergarten.

These information sessions are for parents and are from 9:30-10:30am at Gibson-Neill. Parents are asked to call 453-5429, or email melanie.mclaughlin@nbed.nb.ca to confirm their attendance. We look forward to seeing you!

Wednesday, May 15th - Brenda Scott and Lise MacNaughton (FACE - Family and Child Education for Anglophone West https://secure1.nbed.nb.ca/sites/ASD-W/ecs/Pages/face.aspx )

​Fun and inexpensive ways to help get children ready for kindergarten.

Wednesday, May 15th - PSSC meeting (final one for this year). 6:30pm in the Den. See you there!

​Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17th - Grade 3-5 Spring Concert

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A wop bop a loo bop a wop bam boom! Let's celebrate how it all began with some of the biggest rock and roll stars to ever assemble in your school!  From Elvis “the King,” Little Richard and James Brown to The Beach Boys, The Beatles and many more! We guarantee you'll want to swoon and croon right along because rock and roll is here to stay!  

The performances will take place on Thursday May 16th at 9:15am ( Families A-K) and Friday May 17th at 9:15am. (Families L-Z)

We've got the beat and we've got the soul!  Here at GNMES, we've got Rock And Roll!  

Monday, May 20th - Victoria Day - no school for staff and students.

April 25
May Events

Polaris Breech ​Clothing - orders will be accepted between April 15th-29th (cash payment only). GNMES will receive 50% of all sales to help support the construction of the new track facility. Clothing is in youth sizes only - samples of medium and large shirts are available to try on at the office. Please call 453-5429 if you need more information.

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Upcoming Events 

​Fredericton Music Festival at The Playhouse

Monday, April 29th at 9:50am - the GNMES 3-5 Choir will be performing

Tuesday, April 30th at 9:30am - the GNMES K-2 Choir will be performing

Wednesday, May 1st - Tanya Wenseveen (OT) and Tracey Douglas. Possible topic - how parents can strengthen their children's fine and gross motor skills.

Friday, May 3rd - No school for students. This is a professional learning day for staff.​

Home & School Meeting -​ Monday, May 6th at 6pm in the Den. New members are always welcome!​​ 

Wednesday, May 8th - Stephanie Orr (Speech/ Language Pathologist) - will provide information on developing language skills for students entering Kindergarten.​​

April 22
April Info

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Wednesday, April 24th at 1:30​ - Children, who will be entering Kindergarten in September 2019, and their parents are invited to the Kindergarten Orientation at Gibson-Neill.

Home & School Movie Night - Friday, April 26th
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Volunteers needed!  To make the movie night a success the Home & School Committee is in need of vounteers. If you are able to give an hour or 2 of your time please click the link below to sign up. This is the last movie night of the year and we hope to make it the most successful yet!

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April 22
Easter Dinner

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Easter Dinner orders are due by Monday, April 15th. Dinner will be served Thursday, April 18th. No other meals will be served that day. Meal with white milk is $6.25 or $6.30 with chocolate milk.​

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