Gregory Elementary School

Books for Break
During CCFA's " Read to Achieve" at the Gregory Elementary School , students select 3-6 books for their personal home library . Students are encouraged to read 30 minutes a day while home during Easter Break . 5th grade students who are members of " Team Achieve"help younger students select books and promote the " power and joy of reading." Books were donated by , Christine's Hope for Kids, One Simple Wish , Bridge of Books Foundation and The Baha'is of Hamilton,Nj , special thanks for their generous support over 1,700 books were given to students grades K-5th  
Learning Strategies Parent Cafe
CCFA hosted another successful Parent Cafe.  This meeting's topic was helping your child reach their fullest potential with different learning strategies. 
Read Across America 2017

The Center for Child and Family Achievement sponsored " Read Across America Day " at the Gregory School on March 2, 2017. CCFA organized more than 40 volunteer readers who read books and conducted creative activities for students grades K-5th . Each of the 514 students received a book for their personal library . Books were donated by "One Simple Wish ", Christine's Hope for Kid's, Boy Scouts of Bucks County, United Way of Greater Mercer County, Beyond Expectations , Target and Bridge of Books Foundation . Volunteers from Gregory School Student Government Association , Nassau Christian Center ,The College of NeeJersey and retired teachers from the Trenton .

In addition, all Kindergarteners received book bags donated by "One Simple Wish." The day concluded with the entire school participating in "Drop Everything and Read to Achieve," which is a 15 minute period of silent reading inspired by our partnership with the Gregory School.

 
Parent Cafe-February14
Today's CCFA's Parent Cafe was a huge success.  Parents and students made picture frames from materials donated by Home Depot.   
Kwenyan Ribbon Cutting
This evening we officially welcomed Kwenyan & Associates into Gregory with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  They will begin providing therapy sessions throughout the remaining school year. 
Kwenyan and Associates is now at Gregory!
Kwenyan & Associates will now hold therapy sessions at Gregory School, next to the guidance counselor’s office. We are still seeking referrals. If parents are interested, please contact Alexis at (215) 584-8983. 
CCFA Parent Cafe

Parents are the Pathways to Student Success!

C
Enter for Child and Family Achievement hosted a Parent Cafe on Thursday, January 26 at Gregory School from 10:00-12:30...

We talked, shared stories, and learned new strategies to achieve student success.

For more information on upcoming CCFA events contact ALIGHTNER.CCFATRENTON@GMAIL.COM

READ TO ACHIEVE!

 
Robotics has Arrived
Thanks to generous donations from the Center for Child and Family Achievement and TPEF's Grant from Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Gregory received its first shipment of Lego Robotics today. This program, aimed at grades K-5, will prepare our students for today's digitally-demanding jobs.  Gregory has joined other Trenton Public Schools in the US FIRST robotics program.

Continue to check our Robotics/STEM tab for weekly updates on the program's progress.
 
Reading Oasis Ribbon Cutting
We love our Reading Oasis Room.  Due to generous donations from The United Way of Greater Mercer County and CCFA, students now have a place to "dive" into a great book.   
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