GLC Weekly Newsletter

April 17, 2022

What's Happening This Week

Monday, April 18

  • NO SCHOOL (Holiday)
  • No Zumba class when school is not in session (Zumba will resume on 4/25)

Tuesday, April 19

  • School resumes
  • Track practice, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
  • PTSA executive board meeting, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 21
  • Track practice, 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Friday, April 22
  • Earth Day (wear green or SHINE spirit wear)
  • Gr 3-6 Championship Track Meet, 5:30 p.m. (Golden West High School)


Planning Ahead!

Open House is Thursday (4/28) from 5:30-7:00 p.m. This will be an in-person event.

Gr K-5 Summer School Registration Closes TONIGHT (4/17)

VUSD will once again be offering free summer school for elementary students currently in grades TK-5. This year’s summer school promises to be highly interactive, with field trips and project-based learning (PBL) activities. We encourage ALL families to consider enrolling their child(ren).


Students will be enrolled on a first-come-first-served basis. The online enrollment window closes on Sunday, April 17th, at midnight.


Complete this VUSD Summer School Registration form to enroll your child.

Here’s what else you need to know:

  • Summer school will be held Monday thru Thursday from June 13th to June 30th.
  • School will begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 12:15.
  • Breakfast will be served about 7:45 a.m. and lunch will be offered during the school day.
  • GLC students will attend the summer school at Four Creeks elementary school (1844 N Burke St, Visalia). Transportation will be provided for qualifying students.

Open House - Thursday, April 28 (5:30-7:00 p.m.)

Our Open House this year will be an in-person event. This is a great opportunity to recognize your child's hard work, celebrate his/her accomplishments, and reinforce the importance of school in your child's success! GLC teachers and staff are excited to welcome you on campus for this event!

Seeking Volunteers for our World's Fair!

The GLC World's Fair is scheduled for Friday, May 13th. If you would like to assist with planning or volunteering, please let us know by completing our World's Fair Volunteer Survey. We'll reach out to you soon!

HEART Offering UTK for 2022-23

If you have a student who will be attending GLC next year as part of our new transitional kindergarten (UTK) program, the HEART program will also be serving this age group. HEART applications for the 2022-23 school year are available in the front office.

Enrollment for 2022-23

We are continuing to accept applications for the 2022-23 school year. If space is not available in your child’s grade, she/he will be placed on a waiting list by grade level. Seats will be offered on a first-come, first-serve, basis. We currently have waitlists at several grade levels. If you have friends or family who may be interested in attending GLC, please share this information with them. Applications are available on our website and in our front office.

Expanding access to Transitional Kindergarten

For the 2022-23 school year, the state of California is expanding access to transitional kindergarten programs. Students who will turn five by February 2nd, 2023, are eligible to enroll in universal transitional kindergarten (UTK). This is a new optional grade that precedes Kindergarten. Parents may opt to enroll their child in preschool or UTK. If you have a child who will turn 5 by 2/2/23 and would like her/him to attend GLC, please complete an Enrollment Requiest Form. More information about GLC's UTK program to come soon!

Homework Help!

The VUSD After-hours Academic Assistance (AAA) program is available to all VUSD students grades K-12 at no charge, four evenings a week. Homework assistance is led by certificated VUSD teachers. For more information and to access the tutoring Zoom links, visit: www.vusd.org/aaa.

Global Learning Charter School

Global Learning Charter School (GLC) is a public charter school committed to offering relevant, personalized learning opportunities to prepare students to be global-ready in work and life. GLC opened in August of 2017. Currently, we serve approximately 440 students in grades K-8.