GVES Weekly Update
May 10, 2019
5/15: 5th Grade Class Photo - 11am
5/15: GVES Art Show 5-7pm
5/16: 4th Grade Muffins in May
5/16: 3rd Grade Jaguarmax 12:15pm
5/17: GVES Spirit Day
5/17: 5th Grade Muffins in May
5/17: Young Authors Assemblies: 3rd-9:15am; 4th-10:15am; 5th-11:15am
Beginning April 23, all visitors will need an ID to go into the school and/or main office even if you are a regular visitor and/or volunteer. Please bring your ID if you will be visiting the school.
The safety of our students is our highest priority and the Raptor visitor management system allows us to quickly identify those that may present a danger to our students. Thank you in advance for your understanding and your support in enhancing the school safety protocols in our district.
LEA Parent Survey
Please participate in the district’s annual LEA Parent Survey by Clicking Here. The survey will take no longer than 5 minutes to complete. Last year over 2,000 parents provided feedback on various aspects of the district, and we hope to have the same fantastic participation this year!
From communication to educational programming, we value your perceptions and insights, and like last year, we will use the information gleaned from the survey to target strengths and areas of growth from a building and district perspective.
As always, we appreciate your support and look forward to receiving your critical feedback. Please participate today!!
Dr. Marc Bertrando, Superintendent
Muffins in May
HSA Weekly Update
Muffins in May! May 15th (Gr 3), May 16th (Gr 4) and May 17th (Gr 5)
Our annual Muffins in May celebration is coming up soon! See flyer attached for details! Grade levels are just suggested dates. Come any day!
5th Grade Send Off
It's time to register for the 5th Grade Send Off! Anyone interested should use the registration link below and then payment can be made on myschoolbucks or by sending it in. Registration closes on May 13th and there is not any walk up registration on the day of the event. We look forward to a bright, sunny, warm day for the Send Off! Volunteers are needed as well and can sign up below. Thank you.
Registration Link - http://bit.ly/5thgradesendoff2019
Volunteer Link - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A0C4BA4A82DA3FE3-5thgrade
6th Grade Transition Camp
5th to 6th Tour Opportunity
Parent Registration Links:
5/10/2019: https://forms.gle/gajUUH7uZBCfrMbR9 - SESSION IS FULL
5/31/2019: https://forms.gle/mgtW1TDNEPC6X7fM9 - SESSION IS FULL
3rd Grade: 9:15-10:45
4th Grade: 11:00-12:30
5th Grade: 1:15-2:45
Parents are welcome to come and watch your child participate in field day. You do not need clearances to come and watch your child participate; however, if you are volunteering to run a station, you do need your clearances! Please click the links to see important field day documents. We hope to see you there!
Homeroom Starting Stations: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dzkaI_99gj8VwZjYiBw6AJXwxs7ZyG00PPi2k6GFwdQ/edit?usp=sharing
Summer Music Academy
Grade 3 Math Screening
Your School News Crew
School Bus Safety Poster Contest
It’s time for the 2019 National School Bus Safety Week Poster Contest and PennDOT needs your help to spread the word.
This is a great opportunity for students to learn about school bus safety while promoting it to others.
Please direct this email to your Principal’s Office so they may distribute the information to the appropriate department.
Details for entering this fun and educational contest are found at the following link:
We look forward to your participation – and thank you!
If your child's parent or guardian is an active duty member of a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, please access the link below to submit your information. The district appreciates your cooperation, and for those of you who are active or retired military, thank you for your service!!
Garnet Valley CTC Quick Tip #37 Mental Health Awareness
Did you know? Delaware County has a free mobile mental health emergency service. It is called the Delaware County Crisis Connections Team aka the Mobile Crisis Team. They are a 24/7 service in Delaware County that can be reached at 1-855-889-7827 for all ages. In the event of a mental health crisis or if you have a question about what would constitute a mental health crisis – make the call. A trained mental health clinician will answer your call and guide you through a process of assessing your situation, intervening as necessary, and helping you access services which could include coming to you if needed.
Call to action… So often in Garnet Valley our students alert their parents when they are concerned about a friend’s mental health. Garnet Valley is a caring community. The dilemma can occur when school is closed. Rather than wait, call the Mobile Crisis Team at 1-855-889-7827 with your concerns. They will guide you through the appropriate steps. You do not have to hold concerning information until the next morning.
Learn more about this service and other crisis prevention and intervention resources in Delaware County by clicking below.
After School Activity Dismissal Procedures - Dismissal Locations
VEFLS - Foreign Language Contact Person, firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-717-2755
Cafeteria Information - Menus and Payments
GVES Yearly Calendar - Important Dates
Safe Arrival - Attendance Reporting App
GVSD App - Download app here
MySchoolBucks - Online Payments
District Text Messaging Opt-In - Registration Info