Garfield Family News!

November 15th, 2020

Good afternoon, Garfield Families,


Thank you for taking the time to complete our family survey that was included in our last newsletter. Based on your feedback, we have implemented a free before school and after school tutoring program for our students in addition to hosting family support sessions. More information about this opportunity is listed below.


We want to remind parents and students the importance of logging into Schoology and attending live sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Garfield attendance rates have dropped the past few weeks and we need the help of our parents and guardians to make sure kids are logging into all classes each day. This includes not only English, Math, Science and Social Studies, but also PE, Library, Art and Music. Attendance is also taken on Wednesdays based on work completed. If you need any support or have any questions please email us at jacob.bosley@clevelandmetroschools.org


Report cards for Quarter 1 will be mailed out starting on Tuesday. If you believe we may not have your correct address on file, please call the main office at 216-838-6300. Please remember, due to the rising cases in Covid-19, all visits to the main office will need to be scheduled in advance by calling our school directly.


Below you'll find the following information:

  • Conferences This Wednesday! Click here to contact your child's teacher to schedule a conference.
  • Free Garfield Tutoring Schedule
  • Say Yes to Education Survey: Chance to win $500!
  • Free Cleveland State Tutoring
  • SPO (School & Parent Organization) Meeting Information
  • Meet More of Our Garfield Staff


Thank you for your continuing support!


Jake Bosley

Principal

Garfield School

Family/Teacher Conferences @ Garfield

This Wednesday, we'll host our first parent & family/teacher conferences. Conferences begin at 1:20pm and go until 5:00pm. Please contact your child's teacher to schedule a time. If you need your child's teacher's email address, please click here.

Free Tutoring Monday-Friday @ Garfield

Garfield is excited to offer free, virtual tutoring for kindergarten-8th grades! Tutoring has begun and no sign-up is required. Please click here to view the schedule and to have your kids attend the sessions. There are also parent support sessions available, too!

Complete Say Yes Survey for a Chance to Win $500

Say Yes has added a survey (click here to complete survey) incentive for families completing the family survey. Now families can be eligible to win a $500 visa gift card! The survey is available in both English and Spanish and it only takes about ten minutes (can be completed from a mobile device). If you have questions about the survey please call 216.538.4546 or lnandi@sayyescleveland.org. All you need is your child's student ID which is located on progress reports and report cards.

Cleveland State University Tutoring for Kids

We partnered with CSU to offer free, virtual tutoring for our students. Through this program, they provide an individualized tutoring and assessment service that pairs K-12 students with current CSU College of Education students. Students receive assistance with critical academic skills and social emotional learning in weekly one-hour remote learning sessions via Zoom. To sign-up for this service, please click here.

SPO (School & Parent Organization) @ Garfield

We had about 40 parents request to be part of this year's SPO. We'll have our first meeting on Tuesday, December 1st at 5pm. If you're interested in being the SPO President this year, please express your interest during this meeting. We'll send a Zoom invite along with a calendar reminder to those parents who have expressed interest. We're looking forward to our meeting!

Meet More of Our Garfield Staff!

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