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Mrs. Leigh Finch, Principal                                                                 


Dates and Times:

November 4 No school;  Conferences
November 5 PTA board meeting at 7 am
November 7 9 weeks assembly at 9:30; Report Cards
November 11 McDonald's Night
November 12 Veterans' Day Lunch
November 18 Chick-fil-a Night
November 19 Rising 6th Grade Parent Coffee at 8am at LMS with Mr. Latham
November 21 HCES and Gandy "Frozen Friday" Movie at HCES; Concessions at 5:30 and movie at 6:00
November 26-28 No School--Thanksgiving Break

 School Hours 7:40 AM-2:20 p.m.
 Regular Office Hours 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Mon.-Fri.

Mission Statement:

John M. Gandy Elementary School will challenge all students to reach their highest potential through an active partnership of students, staff, parents, and community while recognizing the uniqueness of each child.

TOGETHER WE CAN make a difference in our children’s lives.

Gandy's Featured Story

We were honored to be visited by Newbery author Katherine Applegate.  You can read about her visit in the Mechanicsville Local and the Richmond Times Dispatch.


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