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

School-based Spelling Bee WILL BE RESCHEDULED BECAUSE OF NO SCHOOL ON Monday, Feb 8

spelling bee

Classroom Spelling Bee winners from Grades 3 – 5 will be participating in the Garfield Elementary School Spelling Bee on Monday, February 8th at 9:30 am in our school’s auditorium. We wish each of our classroom Spelling Bee winners listed below the best of the luck.

Spelling Bee Booklet 2016

Parents and families of those students who won their classroom Spelling Bee received invitations to attend this wonderful event and watch their child participate in our school-based Spelling Bee. All students in Grades 3 – 5 will also be in the audience to cheer on their classmates. 

The winner of our school-based Spelling Bee will advance to the Daily Item Regional Spelling Bee in Lynn on Friday, March 11th.  

The Garfield Elementary Staff and Students would like to give a special thanks to our:


Carol A. Tye, Revere School Committee


Danielle Mokaba, Assistant Superintendent of Revere Public School

Seth Daniel, Revere Journal Reporter

Rose Marie O’Connor, Former RPS Principal


Tonia D’Eramo, Director of Title One, Elementary Literacy, and Early Childhood

Maria Bianco, GES Literacy Coach

Garfield’s Families Connect meeting WILL BE RESCHEDULED BECAUSE OF NO SCHOOL ON Friday, February 5th

All families are welcome to join us for our next Garfield's Families Connect meeting on Friday, February 5, at 8:30 a.m. 

The focus of this month's meeting will be a discussion about behaviors that students may have both at home and at school, facilitated by the Behavior Specialist for RPS, and will provide resources and tools that you can utilize during out of school time. Also Our School Adjustment Councilors will provide information,ideas, and resources for families during the February School Vacation Week.

The Garfield's Families Connect meetings also provide a valuable opportunity to connect with other families who have children attending the Garfield Elementary School.


Garfield's Families Connect workshops will be held on the first Friday of every month from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the music room and are facilitated by our School Adjustment Counselors, Ms. DeFilippo and Ms. Randazzo. Spanish and Arabic interpreters will be available and light refreshments will be served.

Chocolate Rose sales begin on Monday, Jan 25

genevieve chocolate rose

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

Order forms were 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 25, and this fundraiser will end on Friday, February 12, or when our supply of roses have sold out. 

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

Parent Teacher Organization will meet on Tuesday, Jan 26

The Garfield Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold their next meeting on Tuesday, January 26, at 8:30 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. 

Crazy Hat Day on Friday, Jan 22

On Friday, January 22, 2016, 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. 

Mid-Trimester Progress Reports being sent home on Wednesday, Jan 20

Mid-Trimester Progress Reports for the second marking period will be sent home with students on Wednesday, January 20. Please sign the progress report and have your child return the signed progress report to their homeroom teacher on or before Monday, January 25. 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.

No School on Monday, Jan 18

MLK picture and quote

As a reminder to our students and families, there is no school on Monday, January 18, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Remember to spend at least 20 minutes reading each day.

School will resume on Tuesday, January 19. School begins at 8:20 am, and we provide free breakfast to all students beginning at 8:00 am.