T. C. Gurney Elementary School

School News

Grades 1-3 Curriculum Night and Community Connections Fair

Thursday September 19th - Please join us! 
Note - There are different times per grade level to arrive, attend the classroom presentation, and visit the Community Connections Fair. We need everyone to stick to the assigned times so that we can manage parking for all.  

Gurney Picture Day is October 15

Attention - The date of the Gurney Picture Day is now October 15. You can view all of the Gurney calendar dates by clicking on "Calendar" to the left or by viewing the calendar to the right.
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  • September 19 - Curriculum Night and Community Connections Fair
  • October 9 - NO SCHOOL - Yom Kippur
  • October 10 - NO SCHOOL - Staff Professional Day
  • October 11 - NO SCHOOL - NEOEA Day
  • Purchase student pre-sale athletic tickets at Gurney for all sports $4 - this is a $2 savings (adult tickets are available at the door)
  • Check out Flyer Central for Gurney Community Ed activities CLICK HERE
  • The 2019-2020 approved district calendar is located on the District Website or you can CLICK HERE 


The Encore Nights are:
March 11 - Last Names A-M; March 12 - Last names N-Z
5:30 - 7:00 PM for both nights 
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Your child’s classroom will use Bridges in Mathematics second edition, a comprehensive curriculum for grades PreK–5. Bridges is a rigorous program designed to address the new math standards in a way that’s enjoyable and accessible to all learners. Bridges features a combination of whole-group, small-group, and independent activities that are problem centered. To get an overview of the Bridges in Mathematics program CLICK HERE. To go to the Bridges in Mathematics Family Support site CLICK HERE. More +

Visitor Photography Guidelines

Please click HERE to view the guidelines when visiting our school.

Gurney Attendance Guidelines Refresher

Click HERE to view the Attendance Guidelines per the Chagrin Schools Student Handbook (go to page 7)

Online Absence Reporting Forms

Online Absence Reporting
 All absences should be reported by 9:00 AM. Attendance Rules refresher per the Chagrin Schools Student Handbook.
If your student will be missing two or more days, please fill out a
Arrival - 8:25 a.m.
Classes begin at 8:35 a.m.
Dismissal - 3:20 p.m. 
Transportation Changes MUST be made by 2:00 p.m. and called in to the main office. No transportation changes will be accepted after 2:00 p.m. unless it is an emergency. Do not contact the teacher directly for any transportation changes during the day, call the Gurney office at 440-893-4030.

Dr. Jones Tweets from Gurney School!

Gurney Water Quality Information

This link provides information for Gurney School water quality information
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