*Tuesday* Mustang Memo

9/8/2020

This Week (9/7-9/11)

Monday-
  • Labor Day- No School


Tuesday-

  • *Lunch pick up 10:30-12:30*


Wednesday-

  • Lunch pick up 10:30-12:30


Thursday-

  • Library Book pick up 11-2


Friday-

  • PTO Covid Talk @ 6pm- link will be emailed to parents

Book Pick-Up *THIS* Thursday 11am-2pm

Go to librarycat.org/lib/GAAlibrary to reserve your books!


Book pick up Thursday, Sept 10 at the red double doors.


Don't forget to return books that you're done with during this time as well.

Vote for GAA in Best of the Best 2020!!

We're in 4 categories- Best Preschool, Best Charter School, Best Elem. Teacher (Mrs. Rivera), Best School Leader (Ms. Arnold) VOTE EVERYDAY!! FROM EVERY DEVICE!!




Everyone has something to do on Fridays. Either Zoom meetings or assignments. Remember to check your weekly agenda.

Next Week (9/14-9/18)

Monday-
  • Lunch pick up 10:30-12:30


Wednesday-

  • Lunch pick up 10:30-12:30


Parents/guardians, please communicate absences with the office just like if we were in school.


View the remote learning attendance policy here.


480-325-6100

*We now have FREE lunches for GAA students and their family members under 18*


Lunch Pickups

  • Monday & Tuesday meals will be available for pick up on Mondays.
  • Wednesday & Thursday meals will be available for up on Wednesdays.


10:30-12:30 at the red double doors


Lunches are limited. Thank you to those that pre-ordered!


Contact Ms. Laura with questions. 480-325-6100

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A Message from Ms. Arnold

Dear GAA Families


As you may have heard, Maricopa county has met the benchmarks set for schools to be able to reopen.


GAA will reopen as scheduled on October 12, 2020. At that time, we will begin our hybrid schedule discussed at the beginning of the year. For now, we will continue moving forward with our plan that is currently in place.


Last week, we completed our MAP Benchmark and we tested over 95% of our students! You will be getting reports this week on how your child performed as well as a video on how to read the reports. Teachers are using this information to inform their whole group and small group instruction for these last 4 weeks of Q1 and also into Q2.


October 1st & 2nd will be parent/teacher conferences. At these virtual meetings, you can discuss with your child's teacher how Q1 went and how to support your child transitioning into Q2.


Next Monday, we will be sending home a survey regarding reopening. Most of you filled out a similar form prior to school opening in August. However, I know opinions about whether you want your child to participate in the hybrid schedule or remote only may have changed. I want to note, and will explain more in a video next week, remote learning during Q2 will not look like it has in Q1. If you are considering remote only for Q2 (and further), please make sure to watch the video so you know what to expect.


As always, we are here for questions, concerns, and support. Please contact the office if you need anything. Thank you to everyone for your grace, patience, and teamwork during this time!



Lauren Arnold

School Leader

Check your Google Classroom for the Lunch Bunch link!

Stay up to date on your student's classroom!! Agendas are updated weekly.


Click on the picture and find your student's grade at the top. Specials have their own tab.

Note on School Messenger- It's the same code for all districts and schools. ie: if you have students in another school you'll receive messages from both schools on the same text number. Ours will start off with "GAA Families" or "GAA Mustangs"- something like that so you know it's from us 📱😉


We also recommend saving our school phone number in your phone so you know it's us calling 480-325-6100

Student Drop off/Pick Up Procedures

Drive thru style only. Please stay in your vehicle.


Drop off-

  • Pull up to the side gate (see map)
  • Someone will come check your student's temperature. (Must be below 100)


Pick up-

  • We'll call students to your vehicle.
  • Stay in line unless directed otherwise.


Please share with others who drop off & pick up your students.

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Complete these if you haven't already

Immunizations

You can check the status of your student's immunizations in your ParentVue account.



For information on clinics go to https://www.maricopa.gov/1809/Locations

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Uniforms

  1. Review the GAA uniform policy
  2. If you'd like a GAA polo, you can order online
  3. Make payment for your uniform order
  4. Orders will go home with students when they return to school or you can make arrangements for pick up


Email Mrs. Wicker with questions!

Easy & FREE ways to earn money for GAA:


  • Link your Fry's Rewards Card to GAA
  • Box Tops App- Scan your receipts


September 11th PTO will have a Q&A about Covid-19 @6pm. Link will be emailed.


PTO email- gaapto1@gmail.com

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Helpful Links

These are some helpful links that you may need in the future.


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You've reached the end! Have a great week!😁🐴