GCIS Friday Focus 4/15/2016

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Weekly Duties

Special thanks to all the duty teachers and your efforts to keep our spaces in the morning and afternoon safe! Please let me know if there is anything that we may need to adjust.

Link to AM/PM Duties

What's Happening This Week!

Monday: 4/18

  • 3:30pm IEP


Tuesday: 4/19

  • Communication Club 7:45am Media Center
  • Turn In Date for Color Run (All materials turned into the office)
  • Admin Mtg 1pm
  • Coaches & Admin Mtg 1:30pm


Wednesday 4/20

  • Lunch Dates W/ Van Cleave
  • K-12 Collaboration 2:00 pm HS
  • Board Meeting Social Studies


Thursday 4/21

  • Van Cleave gone
  • 3:15 IEP


Friday 4/22

  • Clean Up Day

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Color Run Details:

  • We will be having the color run here in Grand Junction.
  • ALL students will still be able to participate in the run even if they don't fund raise.
  • If you have large water containers for water stations we are needing them on that day!

Clean Up Day Details

Clean Up Day Schedule is as Follows:


4th Grade Schedule:

  • 9:30-10:00 Specials
  • 10:00-10:30 Recess
  • 10:50-11:15 Lunch



5th Grade Schedule:

  • 10:00-10:30 Specials
  • 10:30-10:55 Recess
  • 11:00-11:20 Lunch



6th Grade Schedule:

  • 10:00-10:30 Recess
  • 10:30-11:10 Specials
  • 11:10-11:30 Lunch




Additional Details:


  • We will be eating in the bleachers at the softball field.

  • Students will go down to the lunchroom and pick up lunch, punch numbers, and head out to softball field.

  • If weather is not cooperating we will not have our clean up day, and will run a normal schedule.

PBIS Incentive Day & Reading Challenge Update

All challenges are due Monday April 25th in order to attend the Web house and throw a pie in my face, and receive a prize. Prizes and Pie in the face will be determined once all challenges are handed in. Once we have all the reading challenges on Monday April 25th, we will set the dates for the other items.


Students will fill out a google form and indicate what prize they would like.

Prizes Include:

  • 20 minutes of extra Recess (Date TBD)
  • Ice Cream in Lunchroom
  • Goody Bag (items like bounce ball, bookmark, pencil, and a treat)


Web House Days

Tuesday April 26th: 4th grade

Thursday April 28th: 5th Grade

Friday: April 29th: 6th grade


We will be ordering cheese pizza from Breadeaux Pizza.

  • Each student will be given 2 pieces of pizza.
  • Students can still bring their own lunch if they would like, or other items to go with their meal.
  • The snack bar will be open for students to purchase items if they would like to bring money.


Students and staff will walk to middle school and load buses their to be transported to their normal locations i.e. (elementary school, GJ)

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April Professional Development Calendar

Here is the link to the PD Calendar for April! The next time we will gather as a large group in Wednesday April 6th 2016.


April Calendar

Dates til the End of the Year to Make Note Of....

Below is a link to dates for the remander of the year. Please feel free to add to this doc if there are other dates that we might have forgotten. I plan to keep this linked up in the newsletter each week! (example: if you are playing kickball at the softball field one afternoon, add that date to the doc.) Let me know if you have any questions! Can you believe it we have 42 more days! Wow, has the year flown!


Dates to Add to the Calendar

GCIS Information Hub

If you are looking for a doc, remember they are a click away! Happy Hunting!

Link to GCIS Information Hub