Harris Weekly Update

April 18 - April 22


Mon 4/18

No School - Spring Holiday!

Tues 4/19

3rd & 5th Grade AASA Reading Part 2

Wed 4/20

Spirit Day - Wear Harris Shirt / Colors

Early Release @ 1:55

4th & 6th Grade AASA Math Part 1

Thurs 4/21

4th & 6th Grade AASA Reading Part 2

Fri 4/22

Spirit Day - Blackout Day!

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Mon 4/25

3rd & 5th Grade AASA Math Part 2

Tues 4/26

4th & 6th Grade AASA Math Part 2

Governing Board Meeting, 6:00 (District)

Wed 4/27

Spirit Day - Wear Harris Shirt / Colors

Early Release @ 1:55

Thurs 4/28

1st Grade Music Performance, 6:00 (Cafeteria)

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PTSO 2022/2023 Election

As we reach the end of the school year, its time to start thinking about next year! That also includes PTSO elections. If you have been wanting to be more involved in your children's school, this is a great opportunity. You are always welcome to volunteer, but if you would like to be an executive board member, of the Parent Teacher Student Organization, there are four positions.


You represent the board and are the liaison between your board, the administration and the community. Preside and conduct board meetings, be sure all paperwork is signed and filed, sign checks and know the budget, plan and execute events and fundraisers.

Vice President:

An assistant to the President, may hold meetings and other duties in the absence of the president. Perform other delegated duties as needed.


Manages the funds of the organization. Keeps an accurate account of all monies received and paid out, assists with the budget and provide an financial statement at each meeting.


Keep an accurate record of the proceedings of all the meetings, including voting, financial statements, etc. Perform other delegated duties as needed.

If you would like to run for one of the above positions, please contact us with your name and what position you would like to run for, and we will add you to the ballot. The deadline to be added to the ballot is Friday, April 29. Voting will take place May 2-13. Please email us at gilbertharrisptso@gmail.com

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Update - Free & Reduced Meals Program for 2022/23 School Year

School breakfasts and lunches will continue to be free for all students for the rest of the 2021-2022 school year. This will end on June 30, 2022. In order to receive free and reduced meals following July 1, 2022 families will need to fill out an application. Students who apply and are eligible for free and reduced meals will also receive additional benefits such as waived summer school fees, waived college testing fees, waived musical instrument fees, waived or reduced college application fees, reduced internet fees, and much more! Additionally, the free and reduced meal program ensures your school continues to receive funding for many school programs. Learn more here - https://www.gilbertschools.net/menu.

Apply online starting July 1, 2022, for the 2022/23 school year - gilbertschools.net/meals

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  • Handicap Parking is for those that either have a designated plate or sticker prominently displayed. DO NOT park in this zone if you do not have a plate or sticker.

  • There is NO LEFT TURN when leaving the Harris parking lot during the hours of 2:30PM-3:00PM

  • Students cannot arrive on campus until 7:45 AM as there is NO School Supervision until this time. For the safety of your child, please be sure they are not left unattended.

  • Reminders: Parents will not be allowed inside the building without prior approval. Safety for our children must remain top priority.

  • Please remember to bring your ID when picking up your student during school hours. This is for the safety of your student.

  • The cut-off time to pull students out early is 2:35PM (1:35PM on Weds) If you arrive after this time to sign your child out, you will have to wait until the dismissal bell rings.

  • We understand life happens and there are times when you may be late after school to pick up your child. Please be sure to communicate with the front office if this should occur. Otherwise, we expect your child to be picked up on time as school ends promptly @ 2:55 PM (1:55PM on Weds) (11:55AM in half days)

What Does It Mean To Be A Title I School?

Title I is the largest federal aid program for public schools. Schools can be designated as “Title I” if certain criteria are met. Title I is the federal government’s commitment to closing the achievement gap between low-income and moderate to high income students. These funds are used to help all students meet academic standards. Click the links below to learn more!

How to Help at Home

Parents Right to Know

Learning is Required! Agreement

Harris Title I Service Letter

Harris Integrated Action Plan

Free and Reduced Price Meal Application

Testing Information from Mr. Roth