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The community at GEMS is designed to be an open, vibrant, and safe environment for students to flourish. Students have many opportunities to be involved in experiences which encourage growth through volunteering, cultural diversity, and artistic expression.

  • Adventure Education
  • Art Elective
  • Chess Elective
  • Health & Wellness Elective
  • School Events (dances, holiday parties, community presentations, student-led conferences, school spirit events)
  • Fieldwork (trips outside of the school building linked to the curriculum for further investigation and deeper learning)

More News

Summer Camps and Programs - May 31st
Breakfast Program 2017-18 - May 30th
Click here for information about the 2017-18 school breakfast program.
Summer Reading Programs - May 24th
Click here for more information about summer reading programs!
2017 Summer Food Service Program - May 17th
All children ages 1 through 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months at participating program sites. Individuals ages 19 through 21 who have been identified as having mental or...
Check out the article about TCS@ODU! - May 12th
Pathway to Success: The Charles School broadens college access for students who need it

Upcoming Events

Mon, Aug 21st 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed, Aug 23rd 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed, Aug 30th 8:45 am - 3:30 pm
Mon, Sep 4th (All day)
Thu, Oct 5th (All day) - Fri, Oct 6th (All day)
Thu, Oct 12th (All day)

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