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Garfield Elementary School

Loveland Integrated School of the Arts

Garfield Elementary is a school where students, staff, and families explore, express and excel academically and creatively. In partnership with our community, and with a focus on the whole child, we integrate the arts to ignite enthusiasm, deepen understanding, and enhance learning for every child.

Attention Parents/Guardians

Thompson School District requires anyone who attends a private function at the school, such as visiting a classroom, helping with a class party, having lunch at the school, or chaperoning a field trip be registered through VITAL. You can register online through this link, or call the VITAL office at 970-613-5073. VITAL will send a badge for each person who passes the background check. This process can take up to two weeks, so plan ahead. We will not be able to admit a person into the school unless there is a VITAL badge on file in the front office. We appreciate your understanding as we all do our best to keep your children safe.
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NEW! Spring Conferences Online Sign Up

We are trying something new at Garfield this spring for conference sign ups. You will be receiving an email from your child's teacher asking you to select a slot on Sign Up Genius for the Family/Teacher Conferences on Wednesday, Feb. 26 (4 - 7:30 p.m.) or Thursday, Feb. 27 (7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.). Please sign up for only ONE slot per student and bring your child to the conference. If you have any questions, please contact your child's teacher.

KidsPak Food Drive Volunteers Needed March 6-8, 2020

Kleiber's Korner

Principal's Weekly Message

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Notice anything missing? Please check our Lost and Found often for absent belongings. Because of space limitations, we must donate unclaimed items and then they are gone forever!

Upcoming Events

ART ACADEMY 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Ukelele Tuesdays-Feb 18, 25, Mar 3, 10

Pottery K-2nd Wednesdays-Feb 19, 26

Pottery 3rd-5th Wednesdays-Mar 4, 11

Jewelry Thursdays-Feb 6, 13, 20, Mar 5


Wednesday, Feb. 26, 4:00-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 27, 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. NO SCHOOL

Friday, Feb. 28 - NO SCHOOL

K/1st SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE - Thursday, March 5

5:45 p.m. Students report to classroom

6 p.m.-7 p.m. Performance


Fundraiser Kick-off-Tue, Feb.18

Fundraiser Orders Due-Tue, Mar. 3

Fundraisers Orders Delivered-Tue, Apr. 7

4th/5th SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE - Thursday, May 7

5:45 p.m. Students report to Thompson Valley High School

6-7:30 p.m. Performance

Important School Reminders

Instructional Fees:
Kindergarten $16.00 per student
Elementary School (grades 1-5) $32.00 per student
Pay online-
*Instructional Fees are waived for students who are approved for Free & Reduced Lunch.


• Students may bring or buy lunch.
• Single lunches are $3 and breakfast is FREE. You may put any amount into your child’s lunch account. Please make checks payable to: Garfield Elementary or you can pay online at
• Lunch menus can be found at
• Families, please update your Free and Reduced Meal Applications at .

Lunch times are:

1st 11:10-11:30 (M - Th), 11-11:20 (F)
2nd 11:20-11:40
3rd 11:30-11:50
4th 11:40-12:00
5th 11:50-12:10
K 12:00-12:20

Make Lunch Payments Online

Pay for your student's lunch anytime, anywhere from your computer or smartphone.

School Calendar

TSD District Calendar for SY 2019-2020

Garfield Elementary School Website

Great Information for Garfield Grizzlies

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About Us

Mission: Explore, Express, Excel

Colors: Red, white and black

Mascot: Grizzlies

We are a small school that is deeply connected with our community and neighborhood. We have a dedicated, collaborative staff; Loveland Integrated School of the Arts (LISA) program; strong family commitment and involvement.