John W. Gates Elementary School

800 Seventh Avenue
Aurora, Illinois 60505
(630) 299-5600                                fax (630)299-5601

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  Aurora East District 131, Aurora, Illinois.
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Gates scholars, parents, and staff will work together as a team to plan, share, and support each other to become and create lifelong learners.

School Safety is Extremely Important at Gates!
  Drive slowly around school property.  Walk on the sidewalks.
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Peace Jam Club at Gates School, in response to their research on hunger management in Aurora, received dozens of donations of cereal to help the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry who had a critical shortage.  They had a successful community service project and are pictured with Mayor Tom Weisner after collecting donations.

Peace Jammers express a hugeThank YOU to those families that donated to the cause!
Read Naturally Live Link
A number of students have begun a new online reading program that is being piloted at Gates School.  Students are working on improving their skills at a website called "Read Naturally" to meet certain reading goals.  They have been working on this since the beginning of spring and a letter has been sent home explaining the program to parents.