Gladiator Gains program begins Tuesday, July 13

Dear GIS Families,

We are so excited to welcome our students for the Gladiator Gains program beginning tomorrow Tuesday, Jul 13. The program will run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through Thursday, August 12. All students are scheduled to have transportation available and route information has been sent to parents/guardians via email.

All students will receive breakfast and lunch daily. The day will be broken into 2 blocks; Literacy and Math, with an SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) built in, which students will engage in collaborative character and team-building activities. All classroom materials will be provided for students. The program schedule is as follows:

Block 1

9-9:30 a.m. – SEL

Block 2

9:30-10:35 a.m. – Literacy or Math

Block 3

10:35-11:45 a.m. – Literacy or Math

As students arrive, they will be directed to their first-period classroom by staff. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Assistant Principal Nancy Mesic at 845.615.6542 or

We encourage students to attend all sessions to have the greatest opportunity for success, but we do understand that families may have prior commitments or that a student may be absent.  For any absences, please contact Norine Ortiz at 845.615.6552 or

Bus route information for all students has been sent to parents/guardians via email.  If you have any questions about transportation, please contact Director of Transportation Karen Wells at 845.615.6700 or