The Gompers GATOR Bulletin 2/24/20

#thisiswhywedothis..#180daysofwhy..#students..#GATORNATION

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Notes from Dr. Miller......

I'mmmmmm soooo PROUD to be a GATORRRRRR, I'm soooooo Proud to be a GATOOOOR!! at Gompers K8, Ohhh Yeah!!!


Just a friendly reminder.... 5th-grade parents - today(2/24) is the last day for you to submit the 5th to 6th gade, school of the choice process for middle school. All parents must complete the application on PARENTVUE!!


This week we will celebrate our K-5 Gomper Gators who have achieved academic excellence at the Achievement Celebration on Friday, February 28. A separate email will be sent to parents whose child will be recognized for the Honor Roll and Student of the Month.

Celebration ScheduleTimes:



9:10-9:40AM-1st and 2nd grade



9:50-10:35AM-3rd and 4th grade



10:45-11:15AM-TK and Kinder



11:25-11:55AM-5th grade



This Friday(2/28) is going to be sooooooo EXCITING, please read the information below about Pj's and Pancakes, Book Fair and Math Night!


Next week: March 3 & 4 are Intervention Conferences for students, select parents will receive information for a conference from their child's classroom teacher. It is also a minimum day dismissal @ 2:00.


Rember, As we continue to GOOOOOO GREEN....Scholarly Dress is the expectation for student success!!!


Let us continue to work together for our school's SUCCESS!!!


Respectfully & With Kids in Mind, Dr. Miller

March 3 & 4, 2020 - Minimum Day - Dismissal at 2:00pm

MARCH 3rd & 4th - MINIMUM DAY @ 2:00 - PARENT CONFERENCES FOR "SELECT PARENTS"

Parent Conferences - All students who need additional support and are at risk/below grade-level standards will be contacted for a conference.


Parent Conferences for MS - Select parents will be contacted by the teacher for a conference. Access to your child's grades is always available through the SCHOOL LOOP.

Kinder, 5th & 8th Parents...pictures opportunity for promotion 2020..Check your child's backpack for order form

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GATORNATION Coming Soon....March Madness = No Absences, No tardies...How about a Movie Party???

PARENTS, please help us....we need your student in school EVERYDAY IN MARCH!!

PARENTS, please, please send your student to school EACH DAY!


During the month Dr. Miller challenges alllllll Gomper Gators to be in school every day to enhance/support SUCCESS.

What: Increase attendance percentages as a grade level

How: Students being in school each day

Why: Because being in school is cool and gets students brain smarter/learn more to meet goals

Prize/reward to:

*1 grade level with highest attendance percentages for a month

*1 grade level with a highest increased percentage from the previous month

- Afternoon at the Movie "GATORIMAX" Theater:

Fresh Popcorn and a MOVIE!!!

School Services and Support Programs

Super Saturday School - 4th Grade - begins Feb. 29th

4th Grade Families, please click the embedded link

Additional Math "After School" Intervention/Tutoring Support


3rd Grade "all/any" students: Monday & Tuesday 3:15 - 4:15 in Mrs. Primrose's room


5th Grade "all/any" students: Monday & Wednesday 7: 3:15 - 4:15 in Mr. Patterson's room


Middle School - 6, 7, 8 "all/any"- With the middle school teacher Mr. Vo, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Tuesday(6th/Asenas) & Thursday(8th/Ramirez): 3:25 - 4:25

Online programs students to use @ home to support ELA & Math skills

Soooo Yummy for the Tummy...Parents/Families Come to our Annual Pancakes and PJ's on 2/28!!

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It's that time of year, Book Fair with an added twist"Math Night":2/28-3/6

Principal's Message on Book Fair

Dear Parents and Families:


Did you know that reading 20 minutes a day with your child is the best investment your family can make in their future? Research shows that children who read just 20 minutes per day score in the 90th percentile on standardized tests.


Come to the Book Fair to stock up on the books your child will love reading and ignite your home reading habits. Please mark your calendars to visit our Book Fair and discover your child’s next favorite book!


Save the date! Book Fair dates: March 2nd – March 6th Shopping hours: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM


Special activities: Family Fun Night February 28th, 5:30-8:00 PM Introducing Book Fair eWallet!


Let your child shop the Fair cash-free with our NEW digital payment option. Learn more on our Book Fair homepage and get started creating an account: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.domethod=homepage&url=gompersschool


If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our Online Fair at scholastic.com/fair.


Our Online Fair is available from Feb. 26 – Mar. 10 We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Happy reading!


Sincerely, Dr. Miller

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Gator's "SPIRITED DRESS" in Celebration of Read Across America: 3/2-6

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Yearbook Fun!! Making the year's yearbook the Best EVER!!!

Class of 2020..Baby Pictures bring in your "super cute/adorable" fun photos to be a part of the Yearbook memories

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K-8 parents, Yearbook Dedications leave a lasting memory for your child!

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Friendly Reminders

Gompers Expectations across our K8 #GatorNation Community!!

Scholarly Dress Expectations - January 6, 2020

Scholarly Dress is the expectations for students at Gompers - January 6, 2020.

LBUSD is a uniform district for students in grades K-8, since 1994.


As discussed in August at the Orientations and Back To School Night, Scholarly dress is the expectation for Gompers Students.


Please ensure your student(s) are in scholarly dress each day as they walk through the "gates of success".

Arrive on TIME to the LEARNING PARTY!!! - Every Minute lost is a minute missed of learning!!

Middle School Students in their seat at 8:55

Elementary Students in their seat at 9:00

2020-21 School Information - Be in the Know

Kindergarten Information for 2020-21 School Year

If you have children 5 years old, (or will be 5 by September 1st, 2020), they are eligible to enroll into Kindergarten for the 2020 -21 school year.


Students whose birthdate is between September 2 – December 2, 2015 are eligible for the Transitional Kindergarten Program (TK)


Remember that your child must:

« Live within the Gompers area

- OR -

« Have an approved *School of Choice Application at Gompers


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Please pick-up an enrollment packet at the Gompers main office

Beginning: Monday, January 27, 2020, from 8:00 – 3:30 PM. All new enrollment will be submitted online, through ParentVue only. You will be asked to bring the following documents with you at the time of your appointment:


« Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate or Passport

« Immunization Records (must be up-to-date at the time of appointment)

« 2 Proofs of Address (Utility Bill, Rental Agreement or Receipt, Government Correspondence)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me Ms. Jeanette,Enrollment Clerk(sub)

Friendly Reminders....


No Phone ZONE - Once students walk "into the learning zone" of Gompers campus, electronic devices including cell phones are prohibited for USE at Gomper K8 Community. Students are asked to leave all such devices at home. If students need to use a phone in an emergency, they may use the office phones.

Phones are out they will be confiscated by the teacher and returned to parent ONLY.


*Food Deliveries

  • No food Deliveries dropped off or GRUBHUB, DINEDASH etc..

  • Students Are Not Permitted To Bring Balloons, Birthday Signs, Cakes, Gifts, Toys, Stuffed Animals, Etc.

  • Classrooms will not be permitted to do birthday celebrations during the instructional day

  • Students Are Not Allowed To Sell Snack Items, Such As Chips, Chocolates Or Any Other Candy On Campus.

Eat Lunch with your child on Fridays

Come one and share some smiles with your child over lunch.

1. Sign in at the office

2. Receive a visitors sticker

3. Wait for your child at the benches with the lunch

4. Lunch Times:

1st - 11:25, 2nd & 3rd grade 11:35, 4th grade -11:45 and 5th grade 11:55, MS - 12:46


Please, No drop off of "special" lunches on Fridays, parents with the child for lunch..thanks!

Safety on Briercrest and Dunrobin...Please adhere to the traffic regualations for drop off and pickup

Student/Morning Drop Off Off -

Campus Supervision of students does not begin until 8:15 each morning. Students should enter through the playground entrance on Dunrobin Ave.


Afternoon PickUp -

All gates are open for exiting until 3:30 pm

Dunrobin gate & Briercrest gate

Campus supervision of students ends at 4:00 pm Playground closes at 4:00.


PARENTS- TICKETING for Double PARKING!!!!!

Please do not double park. Lakewood Sherrif will be issuing tickets. Our neighbors on Briecrest have concerns and are contacting authorities. Please park safely to drop off your Kinder student and pick up your child.


Cross Walks is the law:

Please use the crosswalks to ensure pedestrian safety in crossing the street. Lakewood has a city ordinance on pedestrian safety and the use of crosswalk. Please adhere to safety measures for your child.

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Gompers and LBUSD NEWS

28 - Achievement Celebration for Elementary and SOM (Select Families will receive a notification if your child is receiving recognition for Honor Roll.)

28 - Dr. Seuss Pancakes and PJ - Breakfast Fun

28 - Bookfair Family Night & Math Night Fun!

29 - Saturday School for 4th Grade begins - 4th "select students"

3/2 -3/6 - Book Fair & Math Steam Nights

3/3 & 3/4 - Parent-Teacher Conferences/ Minimum Day @ 2:00

3/7 - Saturday School

3/14 - Saturday School-4th "select students"

3/28 - Saturday School-4th "select students"