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2020-2021 GCISD Instructional Calendar

On Monday, December 16, the GCISD Board of Trustees approved the student and staff instructional calendars for the 2020-2021 school year. A few highlights from the 2020-2021 student instructional calendar: Students will begin classes on Monday, August 17. Students will have two three-day weekends in September and one three-day weekend in October. Students will have a four day weekend in November to provide for two additional staff development days during the fall semester. Classes end for the semester on Friday, December 18 and resume on Wednesday, January 6. Spring Break has moved back one week to March 15 - March 19. Students and staff will have two three-day weekends in April (dependent on the need to makeup one or both inclement weather days). Students are finished on May 27 with graduation following that afternoon and evening.

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Common Sense Media Distinction

Cannon Elementary: A GCISD STEM School Recognized as a Common Sense School Grapevine, Texas—Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Cannon Elementary: A GCISD STEM School as a Common Sense School.

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Parent Tech Academy

GCISD is proud to host the GCISD Parent Technology Academy. The Parent Technology Academy is a place where parents can come to learn about current trends in social media, online websites, and tools their students use each day at school. This Academy is a place to pull back the curtain on the many apps and websites that students use on a day to day basis in and out of school. Ever wonder what all those apps are on your child’s phone? Sessions include : * Top Apps Parent Need to Know *Skyward Family Access * Social Media and college *Understanding Google Docs *Internet Safety *Digital Citizenship *Minecraft for Parents *Fortnite For Parents *Student Panel discussions *Device Free Dinners Click here to learn more information about upcoming sessions.

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Arrival/Dismissal Procedures

Cannon Elementary has a parking lot! Please review the following information carefully, as there are several changes to the former Cannon drop off and pick up procedures. We will have all hands on deck to help direct parents, as we adjust!

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Cannon Named Honor Roll Honoree

We are so proud to announce that Cannon is one of five GCISD schools, as well as the district itself, to have been named to the 2018-2019 Honor Roll for their high achievement in student success. GCISD is one of just six public school districts in Texas to be recognized and the schools in GCISD earning this recognition are Cannon Elementary, Glenhope Elementary, Heritage Elementary, Grapevine Middle and iUniversity Prep. Schools and districts that receive the Honor Roll distinction have demonstrated consistent high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement levels over time, and a reduction in achievement gaps among student populations. For high schools, the Honor Roll recognition also includes measures of college readiness. To learn more about the Honor Roll, visit www.edresults.org.

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Tucker Powersports and Strider Partner with Cannon Elementary

Strider and Tucker seek to inspire, motivate, and support the next generation of riders! Because of this, Tucker partnered with Strider to strengthen the bond between the powersports industry and education communities. Through this incredible partnership, the companies provided a fleet of 25 Strider balance bikes, safety gear, and STEM integrated lessons to Cannon Elementary. Tucker employees were on site on Friday, September 6th, to personally deliver the bikes to our scholars. We are so excited about the unique learning opportunities and experiences that these bikes will provide for our students.

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