THE GLENOAKS GREEN SHEET
for the week of… OCTOBER 23rd , 2017
A Thought: “Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.” Virginia Burden
THE GLENOAKS INTRUCTIONAL FOCUS STATEMENT
The Glenoaks community will work together to ensure that all students improve in reading comprehension. Research based learning experiences will lead to academic growth as measured by student performance on multiple assessments.
VALET SERVICE – MRS LAU’S 3RD GRADE
RED RIBBON SPIRIT WEEK
Instrumental Music - Students must be responsible for bringing their own instrument to school. All string orchestra instruments must be dropped off for tuning before 8:00 a.m. every Monday
TB CLINIC – VOLUNTEERS 1:00-4:45 p.m. First Methodist Church
Girls on the Run (M-Wed 3:00 – 4:30)
Red Ribbon Week – “My Future is SO B right” - Wear your brightest colors to school
Banking Day – School Begins at 9:10 a.m.
PTA Mtg – 8:00 a.m. = Auditorium
Red Ribbon Week - "My Future is Key - My Future Career" - Do you want to be a teacher, dentist, ballerina, archeologist or a job that hasn't been invented yet? - Come to school dressed to start your future career! (Please be creative but also keep to the school's dress code).
"Glenoaks Celebrates Red Ribbon Week" - Wear a red t-shirt, socks, or come dressed in red head to toe.
NO SCHOOL – Staff Development Day
Upcoming Dates To Remember
10/31- Halloween Parade 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
11/8 – End of First Trimester
11/9 – Student Holiday – No School
11/10 – No School – Veteran’s Day
11/16 – Report Cards come home
11/17 – MINIMUM DAY – TK-3 12:00 Dismissal
4 – 6 – 12:20 Dismissal
Thanksgiving Recess – 11/20 – 11/26 - School resumes 11/27
Please check our school’s website, www.Glenoakselementary.org for upcoming events, information, and the school calendar. You can also check Thursday Folder” for flyers for upcoming events, afterschool programs, etc. All school holidays, minimum days, no student days, etc. are all listed
1ST GRADE PARENTS: If you have not turned in your child’s Report of Health Examination for School Entry, IT IS NOW DUE. PLEASE TURN IT IN TO THE OFFICE.
PTA MEETING WEDNESDAY OCT. 25TH AT 8:00 AM: Come join us for our first ever morning meeting. There will be coffee and treats! We planned a morning meeting to help accommodate those parents that can't make it in the evening. Please attend, your opinions and participation help shape the direction of the PTA at Glenoaks. See you there!
PTA FALL FUNDRAISER: This week you will see catalogs from Square 1 Art coming home. Your talented child has been creating artwork for you that you will see featured in their personalized catalog. You'll be able to order timeless keepsakes and help raise fund for the Glenoaks PTA, benefiting all students at Glenoaks Elementary school.
There are three ways to order: by paper order form, online using the access code in your catalog, and by phone. All orders are due November 6th.
Did your child miss our on art creation day in the classroom and would still like to participate? Please contact Jenny at email@example.com for more information.
REFLECTIONS 1ST PLACE WINNERS: Thank you to all of the students that put time and effort into creating artwork for Reflections. What talent we have at Glenoaks! Also a big thank you to all of the parents that came out to help judge.
We would like to congratulate the following students for winning 1st place and moving up to the district level contest: Lauren Coleman, Claire Taylor, Sophia Awn, Ariana Baha, Nathanial Vertanus, Nika Matin, Valentina Covarrubias, Narek Nikagosyan, Elias Timothy, Kieran Shah, Sean R. Tom Jr., Lily Taylor, and Hugh Maska-Jackson
6TH GRADE PARENTS: THIS IS NOW DUE- Please provide a copy of your child’s updated immunization record to your child’s teacher or to the front office by September 15, 2017. If your child has not received his/her Tdap vaccination, please schedule them to have the vaccination as soon as possible. Please check your child’s immunization record to see if he/she has already received the vaccination.
TB CLINIC: VOLUNTEERS: This is a reminder that all volunteers must have a TB clearance prior to their first day of volunteer work. If you need TB clearance, or your TB test is due to expire, please attend this clinic:
Test: Monday, October 23, 2017 Reading: Thursday, October 26
1:00 – 4:45 p.m 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
First Methodist Church, 134 N. Kenwood St., Admin Center, Room 103,
223 N. Jackson Glendale, CA
Girls on the Run Fall 2017: Is off and running… If you have any questions or want to join, please go to https://gotrla.org/Register-Now to register. Fee for the program is $225 and financial assistance is available. Please go to website at GOTRLA.ORG for more information about their exciting program.
Konstella: Questions or comments about Konstella please direct to Jenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GUSD TRUANCY/TARDY POLICY: Parent/guardian MUST verify any absence within THREE (3) days of student’s return to school. You can verify an absence on Glenoakselementary.org or call the office. ABSENCES NOT VERIFIED WITHIN 3 DAYS OF STUDENT’S RETURN TO SCHOOL WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE RECORDED AS A TRUANT ABSENCE AND CAN NO LONGER BE VERIFIED/CLEARED. Also, there are far too many tardies. Please try to be at school on time.
PARENT CONNECT ACCESS- IMPORTANT!!: If you do not have a PIN for paent connect, please come to the school office and one will be provided
DROP-OFF VALET SERVICE: This week’s drop off valet service is being manned by Mrs. Lau’s 3rd grade class. Contact your room captain to sign up. All you need to do is show up at 7:50, put on your stylish orange safety vest from the office, and stand at one of our drop-off locations. As cars pull up, you wave them forward and help students out of their cars. That's it! We need two people at the kindergarten gate, one at our main gate, and two people in the back of the school at the lunch bench drop-off. At 8:10 - You're done! We would appreciate any support you can give - just one morning during your class's week would be great!
KIWANIS INCREDIBLE DUCK SPLASH 2017 – October 28th; 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Verdugo Park, Glendale, CA; featuring the Kid’s Fitness Challenge, Adopt your duck today - $5 a duck, you can win $10,000
CLASSROOM SUPPLIES AND DONATIONS: Please contact your child’s teacher to see what is on his/her wish list for any classroom supplies. All donations are greatly appreciated. Pencils, pencil sharpeners, hand sanitizer, wipes, Kleenex, glue sticks, scissors are some of the items always needed and welcome. Teacher emails can be found on the Glenoakselementary.org website.
Please direct all newsletter questions to Laurie Jones at email@example.com