The Gompers GATOR Bulletin 3/2/20

#thisiswhywedothis..#180daysofwhy...#GATORNATION

Notes from Dr. Miller......

#GATORNATION is always bustling with excitement!! From "yummy" pancakes, Pj "Spirit Day", soooooo many families at the Book Fair Night, students and parents alike being challenged with fun math games at the Math Family Night and even 4th grade Gators at Saturday School!!!! Soooo Proud to be a GATOR...Ohhh Yeah!!


It was sooooooo AWESOME to celebrate our Elementary students at the 1st-semester Achievement Celebration for Honor Roll and Student of the Month! Being able to hand a student a certificate and see their smile of SUCCESS was/is PRICELESS! Thank you, parents, for sharing in their success by being in attendance, posing for photos and giving your child a hug or a kiss it meant a lot to them!


This week: March 3 & 4 are Intervention/Support Conferences for students, select parents will receive information for a conference from their child's classroom teacher. It is also minimum day dismissal @ 2:00. EARLY DISMISSAL IS for ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ONLY!!!!!


Remember, As we continue to GOOOOOO GREEN....Scholarly Dress is the expectation for student success!!!


Let us continue to work together for our school's SUCCESS!!!


Respectfully & With Kids in Mind, Dr. Miller

March 3 & 4, 2020 - Minimum Day - Dismissal at 2:00pm for ELEMENTARY ONLY!!!!!!!!!

MARCH 3rd & 4th - MINIMUM DAY @ 2:00 - PARENT CONFERENCES FOR "SELECT PARENTS"

Parent Conferences - All students who need additional support and are at risk/below grade-level standards will be contacted for a conference.

Gator's "SPIRITED DRESS" in Celebration of Read Across America: 3/2 - 6

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Nationally - NEA Rebrands Read Across America

Click the embedded link to view information for Gompers future celebratios (March 2021)

Book Fair 3/2 - 3/6, Soooo many choices for your child's reading pleasure!!!

Dr. Miller invites you to Read, Read, and Read!!!

Parents and Families:


Come to the Book Fair to stock up on the books your child will love reading and ignite your home reading habits.


Save the date! Book Fair dates: March 2nd – March 6th Shopping hours: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM, location is the library!!!


Introducing Book Fair eWallet!


Let your child shop the Fair cash-free with our NEW digital payment option. Learn more on our Book Fair homepage and get started creating an account: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.domethod=homepage&url=gompersschool


If you are unable to attend the Fair in person, we invite you to visit our Online Fair at scholastic.com/fair.


Our Online Fair is available from Feb. 26 – Mar. 10 We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Happy reading!

Kinder, 5th & 8th Promotional Picture opportunity - 3/5

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3/9 - School Site Council Meeting (MONDAY)

Please review the agenda:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JmpTcDPQMA1d1n8Xsm2oan7EgUe-5fQ3jYRb3rNVJCg/edit

All parents and community members welcome to attend

Time: 3:30 Location - Library

GATORNATION March Madness = No Absences, No tardies...Movie Party!!!

PARENTS, please help us....we need your student in school EVERYDAY IN MARCH!!

PARENTS, please, please send your student to school EACH DAY!


During the month Dr. Miller challenges alllllll Gomper Gators to be in school every day to enhance/support SUCCESS.

What: Increase attendance percentages as a grade level

How: Students being in school each day

Why: Because being in school is cool and gets students brain smarter/learn more to meet goals

Prize/reward to:

*1 grade level with highest attendance percentages for a month

*1 grade level with a highest increased percentage from the previous month

- Afternoon at the Movie "GATORIMAX" Theater:


Popcorn and a MOVIE!!!

School Services and Support Programs

Additional Math "After School" Intervention/Tutoring Support


3rd Grade "all/any" students: Monday & Tuesday 3:15 - 4:15 in Mrs. Primrose's room


5th Grade "all/any" students: Monday & Wednesday 7: 3:15 - 4:15 in Mr. Patterson's room


Middle School - 6, 7, 8 "all/any"- With the middle school teacher Mr. Vo, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Tuesday(6th/Asenas) & Thursday(8th/Ramirez): 3:25 - 4:25


4th Grade - Saturday School (select students) - 8:45 to 11:45

2/29, 3/7, 3/14 &, 3/29, 4/4 & 4/25

Online programs students to use @ home to support ELA & Math skills

Gompers Expectations across our K8 #GatorNation Community!!

Scholarly Dress Expectations - January 6, 2020

Scholarly Dress is the expectations for students at Gompers - January 6, 2020.

LBUSD is a uniform district for students in grades K-8, since 1994.


As discussed in August at the Orientations and Back To School Night, Scholarly dress is the expectation for Gompers Students.


Please ensure your student(s) are in scholarly dress each day as they walk through the "gates of success".

Arrive on TIME to the LEARNING PARTY!!! - Every Minute lost is a minute missed of learning!!

Middle School Students in their seat at 8:55

Elementary Students in their seat at 9:00

School Information - Be in the Know

Kindergarten Information for 2020-21 School Year

If you have children 5 years old, (or will be 5 by September 1st, 2020), they are eligible to enroll into Kindergarten for the 2020 -21 school year.


Students whose birthdate is between September 2 – December 2, 2015 are eligible for the Transitional Kindergarten Program (TK)


Remember that your child must:

« Live within the Gompers area

- OR -

« Have an approved *School of Choice Application at Gompers


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Please pick-up an enrollment packet at the Gompers main office

Beginning: Monday, January 27, 2020, from 8:00 – 3:30 PM. All new enrollment will be submitted online, through ParentVue only. You will be asked to bring the following documents with you at the time of your appointment:


« Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate or Passport

« Immunization Records (must be up-to-date at the time of appointment)

« 2 Proofs of Address (Utility Bill, Rental Agreement or Receipt, Government Correspondence)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me Ms. Jeanette,Enrollment Clerk(sub)
Support our PTA through MEMBERSHIP DRIVE $10

Click the link to do the online process in 1, 2, 3 easy steps

Gompers and LBUSD NEWS

3/2 -3/6 - Book Fair: 8:30 - 3:30

3/3 & 3/4 - Parent-Teacher Conferences/ Minimum Day @ 2:00

3/5 - Kinder, 5th & 8th Promotional Pictures

3/7 - Saturday School - 4th "select students"

3/9 - School Site Council Meeting

3/12 - PTA Meeting

3/14 - Saturday School-4th "select students"

3/17 - St. Patrick's Day Spirited "toP' and Uniform Bottoms

3/20 - Talent Show all are welcome to attend and see our student's talents

3/25 - Site Science Fair (Talk with you child's teacher for more details)

3/25 - Mc Teacher Night

3/26 - SPRING Pictures

3/27 - St=udet of Month - GFS Trait of GRIT Recognition

3/28 - Saturday School-4th "select students"

3/31 - PTA Board Meeting

4/2 - Coffee Hour - 9:15 AM - Library

4/9 - APEX "COLOR "Fun Run (Schedule throughout the Day)

4/9 - PTA Meeting

4/10 - No School/Admission Day

4/13 -17 - Spring Break

Local Meetings for parents to know how the bond $$$ is being spent

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LBUSD Information

2/24/2020 - LBUSD Teach and Diversity Video Message:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRWTAznJxCI


2/24/2020 - Superintendent's Message on Equity Article:

http://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Newsroom/article.cfm?articleID=2817


19-20 - Parent Workshops:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KNlWbkurA7jKtjqTSbTsJyXCR4wRz2Az/view


19-20 LBUSD Parent Forum meetings:

http://www.lbschools.net/Departments/Parent_U/calendar.cfm


8/2019 - LBUSD has reason to Celebrate video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Frhc7xPliIc

Friendly Reminders....


No Phone ZONE - Once students walk "into the learning zone" of Gompers campus, electronic devices including cell phones are prohibited for USE at Gomper K8 Community. Students are asked to leave all such devices at home. If students need to use a phone in an emergency, they may use the office phones.

Phones are out they will be confiscated by the teacher and returned to parent ONLY.


*Food Deliveries

  • No food Deliveries dropped off or GRUBHUB, DINEDASH etc..

  • Students Are Not Permitted To Bring Balloons, Birthday Signs, Cakes, Gifts, Toys, Stuffed Animals, Etc.

  • Classrooms will not be permitted to do birthday celebrations during the instructional day

  • Students Are Not Allowed To Sell Snack Items, Such As Chips, Chocolates Or Any Other Candy On Campus.

Eat Lunch with your child on Fridays

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

1. Sign in at the office

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!

Safety on Briercrest and Dunrobin...Please adhere to the traffic regualations 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 students ends at 4:00 pm Playground closes at 4:00.


PARENTS- TICKETING for Double PARKING!!!!!

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