GREEN TREE ELEMENTARY

SIX HOUSES, ONE FAMILY

AND THE WINNER FOR THE 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR IS...

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They earned 23,184 house points! Students earn house points by following their Essential 10 which includes exceptional behavior, displaying leadership, participation in school events, academic growth, etc

Important Upcoming Dates

9/5 NO SCHOOL/LABOR DAY

9/6 DINE OUT NIGHT AT FREDDY'S 4PM-8PM

9/12 LATE START

9/13-9/20 GTE SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

9/19-9/20 FIFTH GRADE CAMP

9/30 NO SCHOOL/PD DAY

10/6 GTE WALK TO SCHOOL DAY

10/7 FALL PICTURE DAY

10/10 LATE START

10/27-11/1 NO SCHOOL/FALL BREAK

FALL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

It is time for our Fall Scholastic Book Fair! Come to the GTE Library on September 13-20 to find great books for your Green Tree Gator. Parents may shop with students during your child's assigned library time. A week before our fair, a flyer will come home with more details and shopping times. Thank you for supporting reading at Green Tree!

KINDERGARTEN HOUSE SORTING

AND A SPECIAL VISIT FROM DR. TORMALA WHO WAS CHOSEN BY THE HOUSE OF CATALPA

SEPTEMBER ESSENTIAL 2-- MAKE EYE CONTACT AND RESPOND RESPECTFULLY WHEN INTERACTING WITH OTHERS

  • Make eye contact. When someone is speaking, keep your eyes on him or her at all times. If someone makes a comment, turn and face that person.

  • During discussions, respect other students’ comments, opinions, and ideas. When possible, make statements like, “I agree with John, and I also feel that…” or “I disagree with Sara. She made a good point, but I feel that…”

  • If you are asked a question in a conversation, as a question in return. It is only polite to show others that you are just as interested in them as they are in you.

  • Do not smack your lips, tsk, roll your eyes, or show disrespect with gestures.

  • Always say thank you when given something. There is no excuse for not showing appreciation.

  • When you are given something from someone, never insult that person by making negative comments about the gift or by insinuating that it wasn’t appreciated.

  • In conversations with others, it is important to use complete sentences. For example, if a person asks, “How are you?" instead of just responding “Fine,” you should say, “I’m doing fine, thank you. How about yourself?”

FUN GATOR YARD SIGNS

THANK YOU SO MUCH TO CREATIVE GRAPHIC SOLUTION FOR PARTNERING WITH GTE PTO!

💚THANK YOU TO OUR WONDERFUL PTO💚

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BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

Get to know a few of our new GTE Staff!

TIPS FOR PARENTS

TALKING TO YOUR CHILD ABOUT ACTIVE INTRUDER SITUATIONS

RAPTOR VISITOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Part of keeping students and staff safe is knowing who is in our building at all times, so we are rolling out a system to allow us to do just that. Starting Jan. 24, 2022, WSD visitors will check in to our buildings using Raptor, a new visitor management system designed to assist with building security.

What does that mean for you?

  • When you arrive in a WSD building as a visitor, you will be asked to scan your ID, take a photo and complete the management system’s check-in process.

  • Raptor will screen the information against sex offender databases and locally customized lists of banned or potentially threatening individuals, instantly alert school officials to a threatening presence, and maintain a searchable log of all visitors.

  • Once approved, you will get a customized visitor badge to wear while in the building.

Thank you for your support as we roll this out and enhance school safety protocols!


Parents or guardians who are only picking up a child for the day will not need to use the visitor management system.

USEFUL LINKS

TITLE ONE PARENT NOTIFICATION

As a reminder, parents/guardians of each student attending a building that receives Title I funds may request and the district must provide in a timely manner, information regarding the professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teachers and any paraprofessionals providing services to their child. In addition, parents/guardians of students attending a building that receives Title I funds will be notified if their child has been assigned, or has been taught for four or more consecutive weeks, by a teacher or a person who is not appropriately certified. For more information, please refer to Board Policy and Regulation 1621 – Title 1.

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AMAZON SMILE FOR GTE

If you’re shopping on Amazon, please consider setting up AmazonSmile. It costs you nothing, but the school earns money from your purchases. Search for Green Tree Elementary PTO. It’s that easy! Search: Amazon Smile Green Tree Elementary PTO INC to have a percentage of your Amazon purchases given back to GTE!

BOX TOPS FOR GTE

Please click this link for information about the Box Tops Submission process.