• January Newsletter

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 1/13/2022

    Hello Discovery Families,

    Please check out our January Newsletter:  https://www.smore.com/1rzp4

    Have a wonderful evening!

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  • Winter Break Reminders

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 12/15/2021

    Hi Discovery Families!

    Please remember that our school hours this week have changed:

    Today - Wednesday (12/15) is a Full Day:  7:30am-2:30pm

    Friday (12/17) Early Release:  7:30am-11:30am

     

    Winter Break is December 20th – December 31st.  There is no school for students.

    Monday, January 3rd is a Teacher Professional Development Day.  There is no school for students.

    Students return to school on Tuesday, January 4th

     

    We hope you all have a wonderful and restful Winter Break!

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  • Upcoming November Dates

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 11/9/2021

    Hi Discovery Families,

    We have a few updates and reminders for you:

     

    No School Thursday – Veterans Day Holiday

    There is no school on Thursday, November 11th, as we observe the Veterans Day Holiday.  We thank and honor our veterans, active military and their families for their patriotism, bravery and service to our country. 

    Thanksgiving Lunch

    Our Thanksgiving Lunch will be held on Thursday, November 18th during lunch times.  We will have limited capacity for parents to attend, as we have been impacted by food distribution challenges.  In order to attend the lunch, please prepay for your Thanksgiving Lunch Ticket.  Each ticket/meal is $6.00. 

    You may purchase a ticket (cash only please) this week outside our front office from 7:15am-7:45am or 2:15pm-2:45pm.  Tickets will be on a first come, first served basis as tickets are limited. 

    Thanksgiving Holiday: No School 11/24-11/26

    There is no school on Wednesday, November 24th – Friday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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  • Discovery Information

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 10/28/2021

    Join us Tomorrow!  Parent Coffee Talk:  Supporting Youth Today

    Please join us on Friday, October 29th at 9:00am for a presentation from Touchstone Health Services.  The session will be focused on identifying signs of struggle within children and providing strategies to help parents/adults support their children. 

    Student Chromebooks

    The Glendale Elementary School District is providing a student Chromebook for home use.  Tomorrow, each student will go home with a Student Device Checkout Agreement.  If you would like your child to checkout a Chromebook to use at home for the school year, please complete the agreement and return it to school with your child.  

    The Chromebook is intended for home use only and does not travel with the student to and from school. This device remains property of the Glendale Elementary School District. It is to be returned upon request of the District at the end of the year.

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  • Upcoming Events This Week

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 10/26/2021

    Hi Discovery Families,

    We have a few upcoming events to remind you about this week!

    Red Ribbon Spirit Week

    During the week of October 25 through October 29, Glendale Elementary School District students will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week. We will be raising awareness and engaging students in activities that promote a drug free and healthy lifestyle. Students will learn the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and be proud to say no to drugs.

    Wednesday:  “Wear RED Wednesday” to stand against drugs!

    Thursday:  “I’m too smart for drugs!”  Wear your favorite college gear!

    Friday:  “Our school pledges against drugs”  Wear Discovery shirts or colors!

     

    Learn and Treat Night

    Join us on Thursday, October 28th from 5:00-6:00pm for a family fun night full of treats and fall themed reading and math activities!  Please remember that masks are required for all students, staff and visitors inside our school buildings.  We hope to see you there!

     

    Parent Coffee Talk:  Supporting Youth Today

    Please join us on Friday, October 29th at 9:00am for a presentation from Touchstone Health Services.  The session will be focused on identifying signs of struggle within children and providing strategies to help parents/adults support their children. 

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  • Discovery Newsletter

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 10/18/2021

    Happy Monday,

    Make sure to check out our updated Discovery Newsletter we hope you all had a wonderful Fall Break!

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  • Social Worker Monthly Newsletter for October

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 9/30/2021

    Hi Discovery Families,

    Below you will see links to the Social Worker Monthly Newsletter! 

     

    Newsletter-English

    Newsletter- Spanish

     

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  • Important Updates

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 9/30/2021

    Hi Discovery Families!

    We have important information and upcoming dates to share with you!

    Benchmark Testing Next Week

    Our 3rd-8th grade students will be completing Benchmark 1 Tests next week. 

    -Monday, October 4th:  English Language Arts Benchmark 1

    -Tuesday, October 5th:  Math Benchmark 1

    You can help your child do their best by:

    • Ensuring students get plenty of sleep the night before testing
    • Making sure students eat breakfast (we will feed students breakfast here before school too!)
    • Getting children to school on time – testing starts at the beginning of our day at 7:30am
    • Encouraging students to do their best! 

    Benchmark Tests help us know what our students have learned and where we need to continue to support them.  Thank you for your support!

     

    Parent/Teacher Conferences:  Early Release Wednesday-Friday

    Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held the week of October 4th.   Please make sure to schedule your conference with your child’s classroom teacher.

    Students are dismissed at 11:30am on Wednesday (10/6), Thursday (10/7) and Friday (10/8) for conferences.

    We are excited to share our students’ growth with you! 

     

    Mask Requirement

    Glendale Elementary School District will continue to require masks inside all school and district facilities until Winter Break for all students, staff and visitors.  Please refer to the communication sent out from GESD on 9/28 for more detailed information.

     

    Fall Break:   October 11th – 15th

    There is no school for students the week of October 11th-15th for Fall Break.  We hope you enjoy time with your family!

     

    GESD Hiring Event:  Saturday, October 2nd

    Join us Saturday, Oct. 2nd from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a hiring event at the GESD District Office at 7301 North 58th Avenue. In partnership with La Campesina Radio 101.9 FM, there will be a live broadcast at the hiring event and job seekers are invited to stop by to submit an application. Positions available in all departments and school sites including:

    • Bus Drivers
    • Maintenance Workers
    • Campus and Bus Monitors
    • Educational Assistants
    • Guest Teachers and Teachers
    • And more!

    Text HireMeGESD to 25000 for more info and to apply today!

    Hiring Event Flyer_English 

    Hiring Event Flyer_Spanish 

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  • September Newsletter/Picture Day Information

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 9/21/2021

    Hi Discovery Families,

    Please check out our September Discovery Newsletter:  https://www.smore.com/x4c7p

    Today is Individual Picture Day for students (Tuesday, September 21st).  You can order photos at http://mylifetouch.com using Picture Day ID:  EVTG6MMCW .

    Have a great day!

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  • Family Literacy Night

    Posted by Sarah Saints on 9/13/2021

    Family Literacy Night

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