Greenwood Forest Elementary

Family Newsletter

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Hello, Greenwood Forest Families!

Welcome to our Family Newsletter where we hope to connect with you by providing important information. Thank you for your continued support and partnership as we strive to support our students that learn both at school and at home. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to serve you.

School office number: 832-484-5700

Office hours: 7:30 AM- 4:00 PM


In this newsletter you will find information about:

  • Upcoming events
  • Important information and Reminders


Sincerely,


Ms. Elrod

Principal

Greenwood Forest Elementary



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Dates to Remember

Tuesday, February 9

  • GT Parent Night, 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Virtual)


Wednesday, February 10

  • On campus Valentine card exchange


Thursday, February 11

  • Asynchronous Remote Learning Day
  • Please RSVP HERE if your student will be coming to campus.


Friday, February 12

  • Student Holiday/ Staff Development


Monday, February 15

  • Presidents Day Holiday- No School


Tuesday, February 23

  • STAAR Parent Night for families with students in grades 3-5, 5:30- 6:30 pm (Virtual)



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Klein On Campus Students

As we enter the second semester of the 20-21 school year we would like to remind our families that if your student is an On Campus student they may not login from home without a medical reason. As in years past, on campus students who are absent, will be marked absent in Skyward. Families, please call or send a note regarding your child's absence.


As you can imagine, it takes quite a lot of preparation for our teachers to prepare for instruction each day and students changing from on campus to online instruction can be difficult. We appreciate your understanding around this as we work together to navigate this school year. Please fell free to reach out if you have questions.


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Valentine's Day Parties

We are excited to hold our annual Valentine's Day Parties this year even though they may look a little different. Students will be exchanging cards on February 10th during class. After they are exchanged, the cards will be kept in the classroom over the extended weekend in order to quarantine. Students will be bringing their cards home on February 16th after the extended weekend.


Families, we ask that you not send candy or food items with your cards and unfortunately, this year families will not be able to participate in our parties because visitors are still not allowed on campus due to safety procedures.


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For Klein On-Campus Students and families


  • Face Masks: Please ensure that a face mask is worn by your student every day..


  • Water Bottles: For the purpose of safety, our water fountains are only used to refill water bottles. Please ensure that your student brings his/her own water bottle with them to school every day with his/her name written on it. It can be a disposable bottle or a reusable one.



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GFE Procedures

We have three parking spaces available for curbside assistance. Please stay in your vehicle and call the numbers on the sign for assistance.


  • NO visitors in the building.
  • Conferences/ARD/Etc. will be virtual when possible.
  • NO deliveries for students or staff permitted.


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Mango Classes (Free ESL Classes)

Greenwood Forest Elementary is offering FREE ESL classes for adults using the innovated program MANGO®! Classes are self-paced, using the computer from the safety of your home. MANGO® classes start Monday, February 1, 2021 Space is limited.


For more information, please contact your Parent Liaison:


Ana Carlos

832-484-6640


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Registrar/ Attendance

Please make sure that we have your updated phone number in Skyward.

Klein ISD uses Skyward to keep track of students attendance, assignments, grades, and schedule. Please click HERE to learn more about Skyward.

You can email me your child's doctor or parent notes when they have been absent.

Cindy Dyer

Registrar/Attendance Secretary

832-484-5673

cidyer@kleinisd.net


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