The Gompers GATOR Bulletin 9/23/19


Notes from Dr. Miller

Dear Gompers K8 Parent Community,

WOW...What a FANTASTIC Back to School Night!!

Thank you, thank you and Thank you for partnering with us to support your child on their learning journey for this school year......Ohhhh Yeah it's gonna be #AMAZING!!!

If you were unable to attend, please connect via email or phone message to your child(s) classroom teachers. If you missed or were unable to attend Dr. Miller's welcome presentation to parents, click the link below.

You asked for it you got it.....COOKIE DOUGH fundraiser is here...KICKOFF is this week!!!!

As a reminder....Students walk through the gates of success...SCHOLARLY DRESSED. Please ensure your child is following the expectations...change-outs are beginning.


Dr. Damita Myers-Miller -

#studentsaremywhy #180daysofwhy #thisiswhywedothis

Dr. Miller's Back to School Night presentation

Click the Link to access presentation to parents - 9/17

SSC Representative Election

If you are interested in representing Gompers on SSC, Please stop by the office and submit your name in the ballot box.

We need 3 parent representatives to be parent leadership voices for our school and making decisions on instructional program.

These parents are part of the elected parent voice for SSC for the next 2 years.

Please note, Allllll parents are welcome to attend SSC, next meeting on 10/1 @ 3:30pm

Let's support our Fall PTA fundraiser and raise money for our school's PTA enrichment programs

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Did you know the GOMPERS PTA is one of the strongest in LBUSD and is seen as a model for other schools?

PTA Memberships:

$10 per member.....our goal is 600 memberships this year

Membership incentive - ends 9/30:

3 memberships = 1 free Tshirt

5 membership - 2 free T-shirts

PTA news can be found on:

1. Gompers PTA website

2. Gompers Facebook Page

3. Gompers email:

Our school functions GREATER for students when we are all working COLLABORATIVELY for its SUCCESS!!


Rm 15 - Student Store "every" Thursday @ 2:30

PTA sells spirit wear: Tshirt & Hoodies and even School Supplies

Wear your Gator pride Tshirts every FRIDAY!

Please Read the information carefully thanks: Gompers and LBUSD news

CROSSWALKS are to be used at all times for pedestrain safety. Use them it is not safe to cross without them!!

Safety and Security 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 student ends at 4:00 pm Playground closes at 4:00.

Kindergarten PARENTS-

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 Kiner 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 use of crosswalk. Please adhere to safety measures for your child.

Eat Lunch with your child on Fridays

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

1. Sign in at the office a

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!

Student Meal Program Information

1. New online MEAL application for free and reduced: Click the embedded link:

2. Paid MEAL Click the embedded link to upload money to your child's account:

Families needing additional support - access information in file below

Washington DC - Informational Meeting - 10/1

Please come out and here about the annual opportunity for students to visit Washington DC.

Tuesday, October 1 @ 6:00 in the Library

This trip is for 6th & 7th graders.