Celebrating LearningProud of the PastRising into the FutureThe staff at Gehringer Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2014-2015 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student. We firmly believe that a home/school partnership is necessary for the success of all of our students. Learning is not an easy process! It involves sharing ideas, making mistakes, and attempting new experiences. Learning involves hard work by everyone, the teacher, the parent, the principal, but most importantly the student. At Gehringer, we value and challenge each student and provide opportunities for success. Instruction is based on the new Common Core Standards which are being implemented across the United States. These standards will support students in becoming college and career ready. They emphasize reading, writing and speaking grounded in evidence from text, both literary and informational. In addition, math standards emphasize conceptual understanding, procedural skill and fluency, and application with equal intensity. We are excited to these changes to education which will help prepare our students for the future. Our school prides itself in the respectful environment that it provides for our students. We continue to teach essential life skills to help students become successful in life; Caring, Cooperation, Courage, Effort, Initiative, Integrity, Perseverance, Responsibility, and Respect. As a “Caring School Community” we value having our parents and community members be a part of our school.Research and experience shows us that a parent’s/guardian’s involvement in a child’s education is directly related to his/her success in school. To maximize your child’s success, emphasize the importance of education through the following:• Ensure that your child is at school on time each day.• Attend parent/teacher conferences and school events.• Monitor your child’s homework daily.• Expect and support positive behavior at school.• Read with your child or encourage your child to read daily.In addition, there are numerous volunteer opportunities in which we welcome you to become involved. Volunteers make a tremendous positive impact and enrich our educational program. More information regarding volunteering at Gehringer can be found in this handbook. Your child’s teacher and our PTA will also provide information. Please consider supporting our school in this way.I look forward to partnering with you to make this an exciting and successful year for our students. Thank you in advance for your support and commitment. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (925) 625-7070 or firstname.lastname@example.orgTawny Leonard, Principal
Book Fair - Now looking for parent help!9/12 9-5:00pm ~ 9/15 CLOSED ~ 9/16 9-2:15pm ~ 9/17 9:15-11:15am ~ 9/18 9-2:15pm ~ 9/19 9-2:15pmCLICK ON BOOK FAIR LINK TO LEFT FOR MORE INFORMATION
Come one, come all! Help plan the upcoming Harvest Festival / Treat in a Trunk! There will be a meeting Thursday Sept 18th @ 8:15am in the cafeteria for anyone that wants to help with this event! Bring all your great ideas and suggestions!
Cookie Dough Delivery - PTA is looking for volunteers. Email email@example.com if interested!
ELAC Meeting 8:30am
Super Hero Day - School Wide Dress Up DayNo masks, guns or weapons
Read To Grow event! Parents of children Kinder through 8th grade are invited to attend a literacy event and celebration. More info on the left hand side of screen of this web page.
FALL BREAK - No School
Cubby's Harvest Festival
PTA Association Meeting 7pm in Library
Barnes & Noble Night
Cubby's North Pole Extravaganza