Welcome to Gavin School District 37

we foster education

Our mission is to maximize the full potential of each child by supporting the heart and challenging the mind.

We Pursue Excellence

The full potential of each child is maximized when we:

  • Provide a safe, respectful and positive environment
  • Create and maintain effective home, school and community partnerships
  • Develop and deliver learning experiences that stimulate curiosity and discovery
  • Utilize resources wisely while keeping the best interest of the children and community at the forefront
  • Draw strength from our diversity

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Sixth graders at the Valentine's dance singing and dancing to a song they hear in Mr. Luft's social studies class. #schooldance #euphratesriver ... See MoreSee Less

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Announcements for Friday, February 16th, 2018

Gavin South Middle School Announcements:

Lunch for Tuesday, February 20th
Chicken Nachos, Corn, Carrots and Apple Juice.

Special Announcements

No School on Monday, February, 19th (Presidents Day)
Culver's Night Fundraiser at the new Culver's in Fox Lake (100 S. Highway 12). Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Culver's will donate 15% of sales to benefit the 8th Grade Class. Dine-in and Drive Thru. Just mention Gavin School.
February is Caught Being Kind month. Students & Staff are encouraged to recognize kind acts that they see by writing the person’s name and what they did on a fish cut out (Teachers and recess aides have the fish). The fish will later be collected to be displayed and then entered into a drawing for small raffle prizes. Spread & Catch Kindness!
Service Club is sponsoring an Animal Shelter Drive to benefit Save-a-Pet, which is located in Grayslake. Please bring any wish list items to your homeroom teacher!!!
The Six Flags Read to Succeed program for 5th and 6th grade is almost over! Complete six hours of recreational reading and receive a FREE ticket to Six Flags Great America. Reading logs MUST be turned in to your homeroom teacher by Wednesday, February 21st!

Valentine’s Day Dance: February, 16th / 2:30 - 4:30 pm / $5 at the door!
Prices for Yearbook are now $25. We will take orders until Spring Break. NO ORDERS will be taken after Spring Break.
Click here for the Yearbook Order Form.
Poetry Club: Poetry Club meets Tuesdays in the poetry castle (Mr. Sullivan’s room) until 3:20.
Homework Club is on 2/20 in Mrs. Marple’s room until 3:20.
Art Club is Thursday, March 1st in Mr. Learned’s room until 3:20.

Soccer Club
Next meeting will be Friday, February 22.

6th Grade Girls’ Basketball
No practice today (Feb. 16th)
Home game Thursday (Feb 22) against Johnsburg starting at 4:00
Team pictures Friday (Feb. 23rd) at South .
7th and 8th Grade Girls’ Basketball
Fri., Feb. 16: 8th grade has morning practice from 6:30am-7:20am. 7th grade has practice until 3:20 pm.
Tues., Feb. 20: Practice after school until 4pm.
Wed., Feb. 21: No practice
Thurs., Feb. 22: Practice after school until 4pm.
Fri., Feb. 23: Pictures after school until 3:20pm.
7th and 8th Boys’ Volleyball
Fri., Feb. 16: No practice
Tues., Feb. 20: Game @ Beach Park starting at 3:30 pm.
Wed., Feb. 21: No practice
Thurs., Feb. 22: Practice after school starting at 4pm.
Fri., Feb. 23: Pictures after school until 3:20pm.
Game Supervision in

7th and 8th Grade Choir:
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