West Point Providing Information To Parents And Students This Sunday

Friday, August 23, 2019

The Hamilton County Schools will host CPT Steve Gilbert, Southwest Regional Commander from the Office of Admission, West Point Military Academy on Sunday.

 

.   Dr. Jim Kimball, USMA Representative, 3rd Congressional District will be on hand to answer questions.

 

 The event is open to all students, parents/guardians, counselors, and the general public.

 

It  will be at 3 p.m. at the Teachers’ Place, John Ross Room, 1161 W. 40th Street,


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Matheatre Presents “Curie Me Away” At GPS

Most Fridays, GPS studentss attend IMPACT in Frierson Theatre before lunch. IMPACT allows the girls a chance to observe real-world applications of the concepts they learn every day at GPS through special speakers or guest performances. The students enjoyed a live performance of Matheatre’s Curie Me Away on Friday. Review for Matheatre's Curie Me Away: The 60-minute musical ... (click for more)

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