Schools prepare for start of year with open houses

- Posted on Aug 21, 2013 - 02:19 PM

Photo: Gloucester County Public Schools teachers are back in the classroom this week attending professional development sessions. Above from left, Petsworth teachers Sharon Carino, Michelle Gardner and Jenna Sladky teamed up to tackle a spaceship building challenge during a science session for elementary teachers at Gloucester High School. Teachers return to their own campuses next week to prepare for open house events. Mathews County teachers also returned to school this week, with an employee convocation held yesterday. Photo by Kim Robins

Gloucester County Public Schools teachers are back in the classroom this week attending professional development sessions. Above from left, Petsworth teachers Sharon Carino, Michelle Gardner and Jenna Sladky teamed up to tackle a spaceship building challenge during a science session for elementary teachers at Gloucester High School. Teachers return to their own campuses next week to prepare for open house events. Mathews County teachers also returned to school this week, with an employee convocation held yesterday. Photo by Kim Robins

Gloucester County Public Schools will hold open houses next week for students and parents. Open house for Gloucester High School freshmen will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and open house for GHS sophomores, juniors and seniors will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Peasley Middle School will hold an open house for sixth graders from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and for seventh graders from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Page Middle School will hold an open house for eighth graders from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29.