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​GBES 5th grade Students Finish DARE Program

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On January 22, Gordon-Barbour 5th graders completed the DARE program with Deputy Harner. Each student received a certificate and DARE goodie bag. GBES would like to thank Deputy Harner for working with our students.

 

 

​GBES Chorus Winter Concert

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On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, Gordon-Barbour's chorus performed their Winter Concert led by Mr. Mastromarino. The children sang a collection of songs featured in Disney's hit movie "Frozen". Mr. Mastromarino would like to thank parents for purchasing poinsettias, Gordon-Barbour staff that stayed to help set up and a big thank you to Mrs. Salmon for giving up time after school to help create and design the set.

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Pictured above (l to r) Dezyire Alexander, Vivian Kestner and Katie Shipp performing their solos in the song " Do you want to Build a Snowman". Priyah Bradley also had a solo in " Love is an Open Door"(not pictured)

 

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Gwen Lumsden performing "Jingle Bells" on the piano.

 

January

 

9, 16, 23 & 30 - Chess Club in the Art Room 4-5:30 pm

 

 

14 - PTO Meeting @ 6pm

 

 

19 - No School

 

 

22 - Spelling Bee @ 1:00pm

 

 

27 - 2nd Nine Weeks End

 

 

28 - Teacher Workday / No School

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

Gordon-Barbour Elementary School received the 2014 Math and Science Educational Alliance Grant in the amount of $500.00 from the local Mighty Mart, Exxon located on James Madison Highway in Gordonsville.  This is the third year that Gordon-Barbour Elementary School has been awarded this grant.  We are grateful for this grant and the continued community support.

                    

Federal Credit Union Partners with Gordon-Barbour on Fundraising Project
On November 6, 2014, Nicole Morgan and Katie Ferguson from Partners 1st Federal Credit Union presented a check in the amount of $225.00 to Gordon-Barbour Elementary School. We appreciate their generosity and selecting GBES as their chosen recipient to donate to.

This was a fundraiser called “A Dime Every Time”. Credit union members add an additional amount to their purchases every time they use their
debit cards. This is the second year that GBES has received an award."

 

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Gordon-Barbour Elementary School

Grades K-5
500 W. Baker St.
Gordonsville, VA 22942
Phone: 540-661-4500
Toll Free: 866-803-8636
Fax: 540-661-4499
Cafeteria: 540-661-4498

Katrina Richardson, Principal
Email: krichardson@ocss-va.org
Phone Extension: 2242

School Start Time: 8:25 AM
School End Time: 3:03 PM

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Watch DOG  Byran Murphy

with daughter Bella.

  English EOD Survey 

 

 


Gordon-Barbour History

The Gordonsville Female Institute was actually the first school built on the same site
as the present facility; it was constructed in 1878 and was a girls' school. Orange County bought the building in 1910 and converted it in to a public school in 1914.

Originally known as Gordonsville High School, it housed both secondary and elementary school students. In 1952, the high school students were moved to Orange County High School and Gordonsville Elementary School served students in grades one through seven.

In 1965, that structure was razed and the present building was constructed; the elementary schools at Gordonsville and Barboursville were combined to form Gordon-Barbour Elementary School.​

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