Galvan's Explorer Newsletter

November 1, 2021

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Explorer's Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to Empower Explorers to Evolve into Future Ready Citizens in a Safe Learning Community.

Galvan Literature Parade!

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Each Explorer's Attendance Matters Every Day!

Research states students who come to school on a regular basis do well in school. See everyone by 7:50 am each school day!


* NOVEMBER 5th- End of 2nd Grading Period

* NOVEMBER 12th- Report Cards are available online

* NOVEMBER 17th- Thankful for Grandparents

* NOVEMBER 19th- Galvan ES celebrates 31st Anniversary

* NOVEMBER 22nd-26th- Thanksgiving Break


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Principal Mrs. Ybarra's Notes:

  • School Starts everyday at 7:50 am.
  • Please monitor your child daily for any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • If your child is feeling sick please keep them at home and call the school to keep us informed.
  • Update- If their has been a positive case within the class, parents/guardians will receive a COVID-19 class letter.
  • Pick-up begins at 2:55 pm for SpEd Needs Students.
  • Pick-up begins at 2:55 pm for PK/Kinder.
  • Pick-up begins at 3:05 pm for 1st-5th grade Students.
  • Cafeteria is closed to all visitors per re-opening plan.
  • No drop offs of any kind per updated re-opeining plan. Please make sure your child has everything they need before they come to school.
  • Walk up parents are to give their child's number to Mrs. Josie Reyes in front of the school to assist with dismissal procedures.
  • Always make sure to ask your child what was their favorite part of the day or ask them to tell you something good. Have your child ask you the same thing to build conversational skills.
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PTA Peter Piper's Family Night Dates

November 18th

December 16th

January 20th

February 17th

March 17th

April 21st

May 19th


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Galvan ES is Capturing Kids' Hearts!

November Theme- Teamwork


Our Rock Solid Teachers this month will focus on Teamwork.

Why focus on Teamwork?

  • Teamwork improves communication: Teamwork helps us improves our verbal and non-verbal communication skills, conveying that we care and a relevant message.
  • Teamwork builds interpersonal awareness: Growing a great team requires us to first build strong relationships through better understanding ourselves and others.
  • Teamwork celebrates diversity. Teamwork thrives from diverse ideas that come from a mixture of different genders, cultures, expertise, experience, and problem-solving approaches.

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