Gavilan Peak Firebirds-We ARE GP!

Vol. 30 March 1-5, 2021

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This week we remembered Principal Segersten on his birthday by dressing as superheroes and holding a shoe drive to collect shoes based on his love for shoes. Thank you to everyone that participated one way or another.
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Activities for the week to celebrate Read Across America:

Each year, schools across the country celebrate Read Across America week.

The beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss was born on March 2.

This year, Gavilan Peak has special events planned each day to celebrate reading!

Tune in daily to the GP announcements for a special guest reader sharing their favorite story.




Monday, 3/1

My Many Colored Days

Wear as many different colors as possible!


Tuesday, 3/2

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss Character


Wednesday, 3/3

Read-a-Thon Day

Bring a book, special blanket or pillow to enjoy some outdoor, socially distanced reading time in your quad.


Thursday, 3/4

Reading Shirt Day

Wear a school-appropriate graphic shirt with messages for others to read.


Friday, 3/5

Fox in Socks Day

Wear your best crazy socks!

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Support our school and shop our ONLINE FAIR!

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All orders ship straight to your home!

Shop directly at:

www.scholastic.com/bf/gavilanpeakelemschool1

We are hiring!

If you would like to join our GP team we are currently hiring:

NEW-Full-time Paraprofessional

2.0 hours lunch monitor

1.0 hour PM crossing guard


Please contact:

allison.kaikala@dvusd.org

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If you are interested in joining our PTO please contact: gavilanpeakpto@gmail.com
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“You're in charge of your mind. You can help it grow by using it in the right way." - Dr. Carol S. Dweck

Motto: I exercise my brain each day.

Talking points at home...


If somebody is confused in school and they have a growth mindset, what messages would they tell themselves?

What would their messages sound like if they had a fixed mindset?

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  • Please alert the school nurse if your child is taking any medication, or if your child’s medication changes. This is very important so that the nurse can be on the alert for possible side effects.
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