Parent Teacher Organization will meet on Tuesday, Feb 28

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The Garfield Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, February 28, at 8:30 am. 

We will be joined by Tonia D’Eramo, Director of Literacy, Early Childhood and Title I for Revere Public Schools.

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 education will look like at the school. PTO meetings are also a great opportunity to connect with other families and to work closely with parents and teachers in a positive and productive manner.

Spanish and Arabic interpreters will be available

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

Chocolate Rose sales will end when supplies run out

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The Garfield Elementary School PTO is working with Genevieve's Fundraising to host our annual Chocolate Rose fundraiser. 

Order forms are sent home with students and Chocolate Roses will be availble on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis while supplies last.

Students and families are encouraged to sell chocolate, white, and red candy roses to family members and friends for $1.00 each.

When order forms are returned, with PAYMENT IN CASH ONLY, those orders will be filled immediately while supplies last.  

Chocolate Rose sales begin on Monday, January 30, and this fundraiser will end when our supply of roses have sold out. 

All proceeds raised by the fundraiser will support the Garfield Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization.

Early Release Day for Students on Wednesday, March 1

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REMINDER

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 will be an Early Release Day for students.

Students will be dismissed at the following times:

  • Morning Early Childhood ~ 10:35 AM
  • Kindergarten ~ 12:15 PM
  • Grades 1 – 5 ~ 12:30 PM

Lunch will be served

There will be no afternoon Early Childhood Classes.

Below is a copy of the letters sent home to families with all of the Early Release dates and times for this school year in English, Spanish, and Arabic

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February School Vacation Week is Mon Feb 20 – Fri Feb 24

Students, teachers, and staff will be on vacation during the week of February 20-24.

While there is no school during February School 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 visit the Revere Recreation Department's website to get some ideas for how you can spend your time during the vacation week:

https://www.revererec.org/calendar 

Other resources for activities and events in and around the city during the week:

http://www.bostonmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/blog/2017/02/02/february-school-vacation-week-events/

http://www.wickedlocal.com/news/20170216/map-things-to-do-with-kids-during-february-vacation-in-massachusetts

http://www.boston-discovery-guide.com/winter-break-in-boston.html

 

Garfield’s Families Connect meeting on Thursday, March 2

All families are welcome to join us for our next Garfield's Families Connect meeting on Thursday, March 2, at 8:30 a.m. 

The focus of the March meeting will be sharing information about different tests that students are taking at school and strategies you can use at home to help your child to do their best on these tests.

These meetings also provide a great opportunity to connect with other families who have children attending the Garfield Elementary School, and to receive valuable resources that you can use at home with your children.  

Spanish and Arabic interpreters will be available and light refreshments will be served.

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

Early Release Day for Students on Wednesday, Feb 15

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REMINDER

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 will be an Early Release Day for students.

Students will be dismissed at the following times:

  • Morning Early Childhood ~ 10:35 AM
  • Kindergarten ~ 12:15 PM
  • Grades 1 – 5 ~ 12:30 PM

Lunch will be served

There will be no afternoon Early Childhood Classes.

Below is a copy of the letters sent home to families with all of the Early Release dates and times for this school year in English, Spanish, and Arabic

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Parent Teacher Organization will meet on Tuesday, Jan 31

The Garfield Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, Janaury 31, at 8:30 am. 

The PTO is an important way for parents to be involved in their child's school and to help influence what education will look like at the school. PTO meetings are also a great opportunity to connect with other families and to work closely with parents and teachers in a positive and productive manner.

Spanish and Arabic interpreters will be available

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

Mid-Trimester Progress Reports being sent home on Thursday, Jan 26

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Mid-Trimester Progress Reports for the second marking period will be sent home with students on Thursday, January 26.

Please sign the progress report and have your child return the signed progress report to their homeroom teacher on or before Monday, January 30.

Please note if your child's teacher has circled "yes" to request a parent meeting at this time.

We welcome you to write comments on the back of the progress report for your child's teacher to read, and always if you have any questions or concerns please contact your child's teacher by phone or email.

Crazy Hat Day on Friday, Jan 27

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On Friday, January 27, 2017, students and staff at Garfield Elementary are invited to pay $1 to be wearing a crazy hat for the day.

Uniforms are optional on this day if you are wearing a crazy hat.

Be creative and express yourself with a wild and crazy hat for the day. 

All funds collected will support student activities. 

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