GRANDPARENT GIVING STORE
TK & KINDER REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020
Please visit the OUSD-rum online registration site to register your new TK and Kinder student(s).
If you know of a neighbor or friend that has kids this age anywhere in Orinda, please let them know that THURSDAY is the last day for this registration period.
Please be advised that we will have a general meeting for the Glorietta Parents'Club on January 16th. We will send out a draft agenda on January 7th. Please note that we will be nominating Glorietta Dad, Kevin Friedman for incoming (First Year) President of GPC. Our original incoming president, and all around wonderful friend Jenny Lee Wright moved with her family to Oregon mid-year, and we will miss her! Luckily, Kevin has been serving on the GPC EC (executive committee) since June, and has graciously allowed us to put his name forth for consideration. Please join us on the 16th to vote!
GRANDPARENT GIVING STORE
AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT (ASE)
Winter ASE Registration is here!
Winter After School Enrichment (ASE) registration opened December 12th at 9 a.m. and continues until Friday, December 21 at NOON.
Classes will begin on Monday, January 14th.
Click here for a detailed catalog.
Watch your e-mail for details on registration and visit the Glorietta ASE web site for more information about the ASE program.
Classes begin 1/14 and end 3/22.
Questions? Contact Ashley Campos & Alison Stout at gloriettaASE@gmail.com.
Please visit this site to learn more about the Kidpower program that is implemented at the OUSD schools.
First Parent Workshop is TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4TH, at Glorietta MPR.
As many of you know, November 27th is #GivingTuesday, and represents the kick-off of a season of giving.
Please consider donating today to a local non-profit, an NGO helping fire victims, or any cause you hold dear.
Many employers offer extra matching if you donate today (double or triple matching!), so don't delay!
“Sock it to Cancer” CRAZY FUN SOCK DRIVE
In honor of our beloved PE teacher Karen Fazio who loved to wear and share crazy fun socks,Glorietta Student Council will be collecting fun socks for people in cancer treatment to wear during treatment sessions.
When: Monday, October 22nd - Friday, November 2nd
Please donate new, fun socks of all sizes.
A collection bin will be located in front of the school and baskets will be provided for each of the classrooms.
All socks collected will be donated to local hospitals/cancer treatment centers.
Please help us reach our goal of 500 pairs of socks!
Vision and Hearing Screening
2 more volunteers needed for 2nd /5th/ Click here to sign up.
This is a fun way to see your kiddos during the school day! Also a great way to learn some names in your child(ren)'s grades! Please see the specific times AND DAYS for grades TK, Kinder, 2nd and 5th!
Your duty will be to escort classes to and from the screening rooms.
2nd: 10/24/18:: 10:30-NOON
5th: 10/24/18 :: 8:15-10:10AM
TK/Kinder: 11/05/18 :: 8:45-11:30AM
Out with to the old and in with the new…to you.
Are you ready to clean out that closet? Want to raise some money for Glorietta? It’s simple. Bring your clothes down to Cheryl’s Closet in downtown Orinda.
21 Orinda Way, Suite E. (located between the UPS store and Genuine Goodness).
Donate your items to be consigned under the Glorietta Parents Club account. When the item is sold, GPC will receive 40% of the Sale Price. Consignments are taken by appointment only. Give us a call at 925-254-4442.
It gets better! Come shopping on Thursday, October 11. Just mention that you are a Glorietta Parent and 10% of your purchases will be donated to the GPC.
We have brands for all ages, including St. John, Joie, Eileen Fisher, Free People, and many more.
Did you forget to contribute for your students' field trips?
No worries, check with your teacher or room parent for the requested amount, and contribute here:
We will send the OUSD your field trip contribution, and let your students' teachers know.
While contributions to field trip costs are not required, and your student will participate in any planned field trip regardless of your contribution, if not enough parents contribute, some trips may be cancelled for the whole class.
The Book Fair is Around the Corner...
Join us in the STEAM Lab from October 8th-11h from 8am to 4pm for the Scholastic "Enchanted Forest" Book Fair. And guess what? The book fair will ALSO be up and running THIS Friday, October 5th (9am-1pm) for those who want to get their shopping done a bit early. We look forward to seeing you there!
FAMILY FUN NIGHT IS COMING!
When: Friday September 21st. 6:15pm for pizza. 7pm screening FINDING DORY with plenty of popcorn.
Where: Under the stars at Glorietta (on the blacktop adjacent to the Gopher Club)
BRING YOUR BLANKETS... See you there!
GOPHER GEAR STORE IS NOW OPEN!
Come and get your new 2018-2019 gopher gear! Orders must be in by Friday, September 7.
PHOTO DAY IS COMING!
2 Parents for each day:
Thursday August 30; 8am-12:00 pm
Friday August 31; 8am-12:00 pm
Please email Cheryl McNair if you are interested!
We will be sending parents a note to tell you which day your student will be photographed.
After school enrichment sign-ups start Tuesday, August 21 at 9AM!
KICK OFF DAY
Tuesday, August 21: Teacher Assignments, Carpool Placards, Signups, Gear! Join us in the Multi-Purpose Room!
New Families: 2-4pm
We will host an orientation, conduct a tour of the school and then give you an opportunity to learn about the many programs we offer through the Glorietta Parents' Club.
Returning Families: 4:30-6pm
Bring your signed one-pager acknowledgement form!
ONLINE REGISTRATION BEGINS AUGUST 15TH!
Check your email for more info, or click here to get started!
TK & KINDER PICNIC
Please join us for the annual "Get-to-know-you" picnic! Your student will get to meet their teacher, other kids, and play on the upper playground. Refreshments provided by the GPC, and a slider truck will be onsite for the purchase of dinner. Siblings welcome!
Please stay tuned for more info, and save the date:
Sunday, August 19th
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