Weekly Principal's Newsletter

Week of April 5, 2021

Galvan Elementary Updates

Dear Galvan Family,

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 our 4th Grade Students take the STAAR Writing Assessment face-to-face. Grades Kinder through 2nd grade will receive Asynchronous instruction from home. The following grade levels will attend face-to-face with the 4th grade students Tuesday April 6th:

* Pre-Kindergarten

* 3rd

* 4th

* 5th

* Adaptive Education K-5th

* Early Childhod Special Education

The Texas Edcuation Agency has approved this waiver for our Kinder thru Second Grade Students to have an Asynchronous Day during the STAAR Assessment Days. Please make sure to make arrangements for the Asynchronous Students to work from home.

A letter was sent last week electroncially to our parents of the April 6th STAAR Assessment Day for our 4th Grade Students.

Grit, Purpose, and Hope is the Capturing Kids' Heart theme for April

We are encouraging our Explorers to continue the passion and perseverance to do their best in school with the hope for a better future for tomorrow!

Safety Reminders

Please make sure to self-screen your family daily to avoid the spread of COVID-19. If your child has any of the Covid Symptoms please contact our school Nurse Ms. Diaz at 361-878-2800 before returning to school each day. Our priority is Safety First for our school community and everyone's support and cooperation is greatly appreciated!

Everyone have a great and safe week!

Your Proud Principal,

Diana S. Ybarra

Campus Calendar Dates

*April 6- Asynchronous Day for K-2nd grades Texas Edcation Agency approved due to STAAR

*April 6- 4th Grade STAAR Writing

*April 5-16- Mock STARR for Grades 3rd-5th (Math and Reading)

*April 12- DEAR DAY @ 8:15 am (Drop Everything and Read)

*April 15- Spring Pictures (Pre-Paid)

*April 15- Peter Piper's Pizza Family Night

*April 16- End of the 5th Grading Period

*April 30- Report Cards available online

*April 26- 1st Day of the 6th Grading Period

*May 20- Peter Piper's Pizza Family Night

TBA- EOY Award's Assemblies

Attendance Incentive

Students who attend school Monday thru Thursday have free dress code every Friday.


Students that are learning remotely turn in their assignments by end of day through Canvas to their teacher.

Dress Code

Students may wear any solid color shirt with jeans or khaki without any holes.


Parents/Guardians at this time please refrain from dropping off lunches or donating snacks to the class due to COVID-19 circumstances. We appreciate your support and understanding.

Tuesday April 6, 2021

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Happy Assistant Principal Week to Mrs. Melve Franco! She has a heart the size of Texas for our Galvan Community. Thank you Mrs. Franco for your commitment and support in everything that you do for Galvan Elementary!