Monday Mustang Memo

April 26th

Please read through the full Memo as things may have changed or been added to each section.

💧STUDENTS MUST BRING A WATERBOTTLE EVERYDAY💧

🗳️Vote for GAA 🗳️

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BestofGilbert


**Wednesday is the last day to vote**

Link to the Covid metrics chart

Updated every Thursday. Contact Ms. Arnold with questions.

🧁🧁Birthday Treats🧁🧁

Please communicate with you student's teacher before bringing any birthday treats into the classroom.


All classroom treats must be store bought AND individually wrapped.

🚗Pick up & Drop off 🚗

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Early pick up

We do not dismiss students within 30 minutes of dismissal. If you need to pick your student up early, please plan to be here before 2:30 (12:00 on Fridays).

Late arrivals

Students MUST be signed in by an adult if arriving to school after 8:15am.
Update your student's Pick up list here

Please keep your student's pick up list up to date.

💥What's going on at GAA??💥

🗓️This Week & Next🗓️

4/26-4/30

  • Wednesday- KG Grad & 8th Promotion pictures- Details below


5/3-5/7-Teacher Appreciation Week


  • KRP & Corral payments due Monday
  • Tuesday- May the 4th- Star Wars day. Students may wear Star Wars T-shirt with jeans or uniform bottoms.
  • Tuesday- Vision Screenings



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4/26-4/30 Testing Schedule

  • Monday- Remote students 5th & 8th Science- 2 sessions- starts at 9am- on campus
  • Wednesday & Thursday Remote students 4th-8th Reading- 2 sessions- starts at 9am- on campus


5/3-5/7 Testing Schedule

  • Wednesday & Thursday Remote students 4th-8th Math 2 sessions- starts at 9am- on campus

Spring Picture update

Spring pictures should be delivered this week!! If you ordered a package, they will be going home with your students.

🎓📸KG & 8th Pictures📸🎓


**THIS WEDNESDAY**

April 28th


Remote students come in between 8:30 & 10 to get your pictures taken.


KG-

  • Wear your best uniform polo. Collars will show under the gowns. Gowns are red so black or grey polos will look best.
  • Hair- They'll be wearing a graduation cap. Please style in a way that we can put them on without messing up their hair too much. ie: high pigtails don't work well
  • No Dress down passes.


8th Grade-

  • Dress up. ie: Shirt & tie, dress, pants outfit, nice button down etc. No t-shirts. No ripped jeans.
  • You may want to bring a change of clothes. It's a PE day.
  • Fully closed shoes.
  • Everyone is getting their picture taken.
  • No dress down passes.
  • Remote 8th graders coming for testing will have their picture taken, then go on to the testing room.


Ordering info for both grades

  • Packets went home 4/19- more in the office
  • Online ios.mydorian.com
  • Access Key: CWPPRNHZ
  • Order prior to picture day

📌Save the Dates📌

More details to come

➡️8th Grade Promotion- Friday, May 21st 6:00 pm


➡️KG Graduation- Monday, May 24th 6:30 pm


➡️End of Year Awards- Tuesday, May 25th

  • K-2 8:30
  • 3-5 9:00
  • 6-8 9:30


➡️Last day for Students- Wednesday, May 26th 12:30 pm dismissal

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In-person Programs are almost full, but there's plenty of room in Virtual Programs!!

⬇️Other info⬇️

Students- Cell phones MUST be turned in to the office before going to class.

Turn it off.

Attach a sticky note with your name on it (in the office)

Hand it to Ms. Laura


Pick up at the end of the day.

⚠️School Uniforms⚠️

Read the full Uniform Policy


Students who are out of dress code/uniform will wait in the office for a change of clothes.

🏫Attendance🏫

Parents/guardians, please continue to communicate absences with the office on the day of the absence by 9am.


480-325-6100


If your student arrives to school after 8:15, they must be signed into the office by a parent/guardian.

📖GAA Curriculum Link📖

KRP-8th Grades use Beyond Textbooks to teach the State Standards. Check it out here: https://www.beyondtextbooks.org/Parent_Portal

🧸School Social Work & Counseling Resources🧸

GAA Social Worker- Ms. Lindsey Cooper- lindsey.cooper@leonagroup.com

🐎🍎Get Active & Eat Healthy🍎🐎

🍕Lunches🍕

Good News!!! Lunches are free for everyone through May.


**Students in KRP or Aftercare on Fridays MUST pack a lunch! There is no lunch service on Fridays!**


Families that qualify for the P-EBT programs should start receiving their payment cards around May 22nd.


Contact Ms. Laura with questions. 480-325-6100

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💬Text "YES" to 67587 💬

Sign up for School Messenger to receive important text messages from GAA- Text "Yes" to 67587.


We also recommend saving our school phone number in your phone so you know it's us calling 480-325-6100

📱GAA on Social Media📱

🩺GAA Health 🩺

Immunizations

You can check the status of your student's immunizations in your ParentVue account. Student immunizations must be current- even in remote status.



For information on clinics go to https://www.maricopa.gov/1809/Locations

🐴GAA PTO Corner🐴

Easy & FREE ways to earn money for GAA:


  • Link your Fry's Rewards Card to GAA
  • Box Tops App- Scan your receipts



PTO email- gaapto1@gmail.com

Facebook-facebook.com/PTOatGilbertArtsAcademy

Instagram-@PTO_GilbertArtsAcademy

You've reached the end! Have a great week!🤠