Garfield Elementary School

176 Garfield Avenue, Revere MA 02151 Tel:781-286-8296

Garfield Elementary School - 176 Garfield Avenue, Revere MA 02151 Tel:781-286-8296

PARCC Testing begins on April 28 and continues through May 31

PARCC testing will begin on Thursday, April 28, and continue every day through Tuesday, May 31, with a different grade assigned to test each day.

Please use the link below to see our PARCC testing schedule. You can also use the 'PARCC calendar & info' tab at the top of our site to see the schedule and resources for PARCC.

PARCC testing schedule for Garfield Elementary School 

  • It is important that students to arrive to school on time and that they are not released early on their assigned testing days.
  • Be sure that students go to bed early and get a restful sleep on the nights before they are assigned to test.
  • It is important that students eat a healthy breakfast every day, and especially on testing days, to fuel their brain and to have the energy to remain focused.
  • Students should feel confident that they will do well, as always the should work hard and do their best, and they should answer all of the questions on the test each day.      

2016 PARCC Pep Rally on Friday, April 15

Each year the Garfield Elementary School takes time to host a PARCC Pep Rally for our students in anticipation of the start of PARCC testing for students in Grades 3, 4, and 5, and to inspire our students to ROCK THE TEST! 

This year's PARCC Pep Rally was a singing and dancing extravagnza which included:

  • Our Spelling Bee winners and Math League winners leading the school in the Pledge of Allegiance,
  • Elaysia Lung singing the National Anthem,
  • Our Pep Rally Dance Crew,
  • Special recognition of those students who scored Level 5 on the 2015 PARCC ELA and Math assessment,
  • Recognition of those students who have earned the highest Lexile levels and greatest Lexile gains on Achieve 3000,
  • A song by the Glee Club,
  • Motivatonal cheers by students in Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2,
  • A whole-school dance routine, and 
  • Masters of Ceremony duties by Mr. Miller and Ms. Kostinden, music direction from Mrs. Keplin, and dance routines by Ms. Consolo

 

     

 

Revere Food Week Monday, April 18 – Friday, April 22

Revere Food Week Mon. April 18 – Fri. April 22

for more information contact: Dimple Rana, from Revere on the Move, by emial drana@revere.org or by phone 781.286.8176

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Monday, April 18 – Family Movie Night (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) at the Bagel Bin from 5-8 pm. Free food for the first 40 people

Tuesday, April 19 – Family Movie Night at Antonella's from 5-8 pm. Free food for the first 40 people.

Wednesday, April 20 – Live Jazz Music by Kimba at Maekha Thai from 6-9 pm. Free food for the first 20 people. Pre-set menu for $14.95 available after the first 20 people.

 

ALL WEEK

Kids Eat Free (children under 12)

  • Maekha Thai
  • Airport Diner
  • UNO's (with coupon)
  • Anotonella's (Wed-Fri)

Free Tote Bags with the purchase of a healthy item at:

  • Quick Food Store
  • Super Convenience Store
  • Wonderland Convenience Store
  • Broadway Convenience Mart
  • Anthony's Supermarket
  • Olympia Market
  • Safy's Market
  • Maria's Miss

Free Raffle Tickets Prizes drawn at the end of the week and free tickets available with any purchase at

  • The Good Diner
  • Maekha Thai
  • Airport Diner
  • Kelly's
  • Monte Cristo
  • Antonella's (Wed-Fri)

April vacation week activities for children and families

Students, teachers, and staff will be on vacation during the week of April 18-22.

While there is no school during April vacation week, there is still plenty of fun and educational things happening for children and families in and around the city. Please click on the link below to get some ideas for how you can spend your time during the vacation week:

http://www.bostoncentral.com/guide/boston-april-vacation

 

Parent Teacher Organization will meet on Tuesday, April 26

The Garfield Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, April 26, at 8:20 am. 

All parents and adult family members are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

The PTO is an important way for parents to be involved in their child's school and to help influence what learning will look like at the school. PTO meetings are also a great opportunity to connect with other families, to get answers to your questions about the school, and to work closely with parents and teachers to make positive changes for all students and families. 

Reminder: Adult family members must show identification when signing in at the school. Please have a picture ID ready at the door. 

Family Movie Afternoon during the month of April has been CANCELED

We apologize for any confusion, however we were forced to reschedule our Family Movie Afternoon because of voting for a special election on April 12, and have been unsuccessful in finding another date duiring the month of April to show the movie. 

 

As such, Family Movie Afternoon during the month of April has been CANCELED.


We will continue with our next Family Movie Afternoon during the month of May.  

 

Walk It Wednesday will resume on April 13

Walk It Wednesday was scheduled to begin again on Wednesday, April 6, however because of the weather forecast for temperatures in the 20's we will wait to resume Walk It Wednesday on April 13.

Walk It Wednesday meets Wednesday mornings at 7:45 am at Costa Park, where students meet and walk to school together with some of their teachers.  

Early Release and Parent Conferences on Thursday, March 31

IMPORTANT REMINDER

Thursday, March 31, 2016 will be an Early Release Day for students.

Students will be dismissed at the following times:

  • Morning Early Childhood ~ 10:35 AM
  • Kindergarten ~ 11:20 AM
  • Grades 1 – 5 ~ 11:30 AM

Lunch will be served.

There will be no afternoon Early Childhood Classes.

There is NO RPS Afterschool Program this day.

 

PARENT CONFERENCES

Individual conferences with your child's teacher(s) are scheduled for ten minutes between 12:30 – 2:30 pm or 3:00 – 5:00 pm. These conferences are for adults ONLY. Children are not allowed in the classrooms.

Parents will receive a meeting invitation, sent home with your child, indicating the time of your appointment.

Please bring your child's report card with you to the meeting. Report cards are being sent home with students on Wednesday, March 23.

Thank you for taking the time to meet with your child's teacher and to learn more about what they are doing in school. Research indicates that parent involvement in their child's education is the greatest indicator of a student's success in school and in life. 

Parent Teacher Organization will meet on Tuesday, March 29

The Garfield Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, March 29, at 8:20 am. 

All parents and adult family members are welcome and encouraged to attend. 

The PTO is an important way for parents to be involved in their child's school and to help influence what learning will look like at the school. PTO meetings are also a great opportunity to connect with other families, to get answers to your questions about the school, and to work closely with parents and teachers to make positive changes for all students and families. 

Reminder: Adult family members must show identification when signing in at the school. Please have a picture ID ready at the door.