Forest Grove Gazette

April 2017

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Lost & Found

Our lost and found is OVERFLOWING with jackets and shirts. Please make sure to stop in the cafeteria to look through and find your child's lost jackets. Anything that is left after Spring Break will be donated and cleaned out.

Spring Pictures are Here

Spring pictures have been sent home with your child. If you would like to keep some or all of the pictures you must send in cash, money order, or check payable to: Premier Studios of CA
* Fill out the payment form that was sent home and return to your teacher by April 19th
* If you do not want any of the pictures.....return the entire envelope with the pictures to your teacher by April 19th.
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Remind 101 Messages from Forest Grove

Pick a way to receive messages for Forest Grove Elementary School:

If you have a smartphone, get push
On your iPhone or Android phone,
open your web browser and go to
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Follow the instructions to sign up
for Remind. You’ll be prompted to
download the mobile app.

If you don’t have a smartphone,
get text notifications.
Text the message @fgscho to the number
If you’re having trouble with 81010, try
texting @fgscho to (831) 331-4003.
* Standard text message rates apply.

Don’t have a mobile phone? Go to on a desktop computer to sign up for email notifications.
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1st Day School Supplies

Get a head start and order your school supplies for next year! Get exactly what your child needs without making multiple shopping trips to the stores. Deadline to order is June 15.

Order here now:

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Scrip Due Date is Tomorrow!

Use Scrip gift cards for your every day spending while making easy money for the Forest Grove PTA. Orders due Thursday, April 6. Visit for more information.
Order form is here:

Falcon Fest Sponsorships!

On May 26, students will celebrate academic success with a fun filled day of activities supported by the Forest Grove PTA. Parents and teachers are already hard at work making plans for another fabulous bash. We are seeking sponsors to help bring fun, age appropriate activities to our school. Many of these activities are very expensive, and this is why we are reaching out to local businesses and/or families who would be interested in a tax deductible sponsorship. Our Tax ID number is 94-6171945. Please consider being a sponsor and help us make this the best event ever!

Visit: to sponsor the event!

If you have any questions, please contact Summer Wright at

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Forest Grove Yearbooks for Sale Now!

There's still time to pre-order your 2016-2017 Forest Grove Yearbook!
Order forms are available in the office, or order online at We will only have a limited quantity of yearbooks for in-person sales at the end of the year. Pre-order through April 30 to guarantee your copy! $25 per book. Questions? Email

PTA Events...

Beautification Day: Keep your eyes open for an upcoming date for a Spring school beautification day. Come get your hands dirty!

Join the PTA! The PTA Executive Board positions available are:
President, Treasurer, Secretary and VP of Events.
Contact Sarah Chavez if interested at
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Student Attendance Policy

Our School Handbook has lots of good information about school rules and attendance policies.
"Pacific Grove Unified School District adheres to a strict attendance policy. Parents/guardians of children aged six to 18 are obligated to

send their children to school unless otherwise provided by law. The Board shall abide by all state attendance laws and may use appropriate legal means to correct the problems of excessive absence or truancy.” A 24-hour voice mail system is available for calls at 6

46-6559 ext. 222. All absences must be cleared by a telephone call or note from the parent/guardian within 72 hours of the absence. It is important to advise the office as well as your child’s teacher." To read more visit our website at

Upcoming GATE schedule

Trimester III

3/7 3/8

3/14 3/15

3/21 3/22

3/28 3/29

4/4 4/5

4/11 & 4/12: NO CLASS- Spring Break

4/18 4/19

(The last of our GATE classes will be April 18 & 19.)

Save the Date

April 7: Minimum Day 12:10 dismissal
April 10-14: Spring Break NO SCHOOL
April 20: Open House 5:30 - 7:00 pm
May 26: Falcon Fest
May 26: 5th grade Student Orientation 9:00-11:00
May 29: Memorial Day NO SCHOOL
June 2: Last Day of School