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January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

1/31 – Grade 5 Band Concert 7:00 p.m. Gatewood Gym

2/5 – Kindergarten to Carver Park - 10:30 – 12:30

2/11 – Sharing & Listening Session w/Mr. French (see below)

2/12 – Kindergarten Round Up – 6:00

2/12 – Grade 6 to Mill City Museum 9:40 – 2:00

2/14 – No School – Conferences Noon – 8:00

2/15 – No School – Conferences 8:00 – 4:00

2/18 – No School – Staff Development

2/21 – Late Start Day

2/27 – 3/1 – Grade 5 to Eagle Bluff Environmental Camp

Mr. French is hosting a sharing and listening session for parents and family members on Monday, February 11, 2019, from 6:30-7:30 in the Gatewood Media Center. He will share information and give updates on:

  • the new literacy curriculum and how students are performing;
  • progress on our new School-wide Title I work this school year that has interventionists going into classrooms and working with all students;
  • supports for family members in supporting their children at home;
  • the work on Hopkins District's 2031 Vision and how Gatewood is working to reimagine our computer lab, environmental education, and other hands-on learning.

Please join Mr. French and Mrs. Bloedorn, Gatewood's Literacy Coach, on February 11, 2019, to learn how things are going and share your ideas at just over the halfway point of the school year. Thank you.


Order your yearbooks by Monday, March 4th.  Yearbook forms have been sent home with your student.  You can also order online.  Use the ID code 1929619.  Yearbooks are a great memory for your student and parents, too!

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Hopkins Empty Bowls is a community-wide fundraiser to help fill the empty bowls in our community. Benefiting ICA Food Shelf and ResourceWest, Empty Bowls is a celebration of community, local arts, and local schools.

Every year, Hopkins Public Schools students and community potters create beautiful bowls for this soup meal fundraising event. Our Gatewood grade 4 students will be making bowls and will performing at this event.  Look for more information coming soon!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 | 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins

Empty Bowls is open to everyone in our community. All are welcome. Free will donations accepted.


Please see the Electronic Backpack section of our webpage for the following information:

  •  Glen Lake Mighty Mites Baseball
  • Skyhawks Youth Sports
  • Kung Fu
  • Lacrosse
  • GAL Softball
  • Active Kids Summer Sports Camps
  • Hopkins Girls Fastpitch Softball
  • Hopkins Area Little League


Hopkins Area Little League

Regoster upir 4-12 year old for our spring season before March 1st for $20 off!  We are also offering free indoor baseball clinics on Saturdays in February and March.  More information on the clinics and registration is available at

Active Kids Summer Sports Camps – Hopkins Pavilion

Kids ages 6-12 enjoy a full summer of sport instruction, group fitness, recreational play and an ultimate field trip each week!  June 10th – August 30th. See flyer in the Electronic Backpack.

Try Lacrosse! Camp

Learn the oldest American sport by having fun and making new friends! This Lacrosse Camp will teach you the basic skills of lacrosse through skill games and competition in a fun and welcoming atmosphere.  No checking is allowed in this non-contact camp, kids will be placed in appropriate groups by grade/ability and gender. Each player will be provided with a loaner lacrosse stick and soft lacrosse balls will be used. Participants are encouraged to bring a water bottle and wear gym clothes and sneakers.

Sunday, February 3 and 10

11:00am to 1:00pm

Grades K-4th

Gatewood Elementary Gym


Click Here to Register or call 952-988-4070.

Yoga Calm for Children

Help your child develop healthy habits for a lifetime of wellness and happiness. Yoga Calm gives children a practice and routine that integrates physical, mental, and emotional development.

Tuesdays, February 5 to March 19

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Ages 5 to 12 years old


Click Here to Register or Call 952-988-4070

School Hours

Grades K–6

Office Hours 

Kids & Company


Mark French

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