The Lion's Share

July 2022

Message from the Principal:

I hope this first summer update finds you poolside or in cooler weather.

I was walking around Target the other day and noticed that they are already clearing out shelves for school supplies, so I wanted to ensure that you all had our lists before I left the office for a couple of weeks.

Some of you might have noticed an increase in traffic around the building during the last couple weeks. Settler's Point is hosting Elementary Summer School, in which close to 750 students from around the district have been in attendance. This session will end June 30.

Additionally, I wanted to let you know that during my most recent administrator meetings, the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, has led to reflection on our own safety procedures. The GPS governing board approved the installation of a "buzzer" type system to be installed in the front office of all GPS schools before the start of the 22/23 school year. I will share more specific information on what this will look like at Settler's Point when it becomes available.

I am looking forward to seeing all of our Settler's Point families in the next couple weeks.

Yours in Education,

Robert Bircher, Jr.


What's Happening in July?

  • Monday, July 11: Settler's Point office opens
  • Tuesday, July 19: Teacher assignments available in Infinite Campus (4:00 PM)
  • Friday, July 22: Meet the Teacher- Last names A-L @ 4:30-5:30; Last names M-Z @ 5:30-6:30
  • Tuesday, July 26: First day of school
  • Wednesday, July 27: 1:55 release
  • Thursday, July 28: First day of preschool
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