Monday Mustang Memo

April 19th

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

🗳️Vote for GAA 🗳️

Link to the Covid metrics chart

Updated every Thursday. Contact Ms. Arnold with questions.

Space is limited!!

🚗Pick up & Drop off 🚗

Put a sign in your window for Pickup line with your student's name in bold print

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Update your student's Pick up list here

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

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.

💥What's going on at GAA??💥

🗓️This Week & Next🗓️



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


4/19-4/23 Testing Schedule

  • Wednesday- In person 3rd-8th Math- 2 sessions- starts at 9am
  • Tuesday & Thursday- Remote students 3rd Math- 2 sessions- starts at 9am- on campus
  • Friday- Remote students 5th & 8th Science- 2 sessions- starts at 9am- on campus

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

🎓📸KG & 8th Pictures📸🎓

April 28th

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


  • 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 going home 4/19
  • Online
  • Access Key: CWPPRNHZ
  • Order prior to picture day
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⬇️Other info⬇️

🧁🧁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.

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.

🔗Helpful Links🔗


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

View the remote learning attendance policy here.


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:

🧸School Social Work & Counseling Resources🧸

GAA Social Worker- Ms. Lindsey Cooper-


🐎🍎Get Active & Eat Healthy🍎🐎


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!**

Order May Lunches by Friday, April 23rd.

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 🩺


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

🐴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-


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