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Welcome! My name is Andrea Corkran, and this is my 4th year at GVA-DC. I am excited to start this new adventure with you and your families! Please know that I will post information and reminders here. Let me know if you have any questions that I can help you with! I'm looking forward to a great year! :-)
 
 

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BUTTER BRAID ORDERS DUE!!

Just a reminder that Butter Braid orders are due TOMORROW, February 19 to PM teachers. Orders will be delivered February 26. :-)
 
THANKS!!

AM CLASS Auction Basket

Dear Morning Class Parents,

"April in Paris" is GVA-DC's second silent auction and gala taking place on April 18th! We are once again asking classroom families to help create beautiful gift baskets to be featured and bid on at the event. 

Your classroom basket is “Family Game Night” themed.

To sign up, click here https://tinyurl.com/tbyh2a8

All donations are tax deductible. Donations should be dropped off in the office's Auction box during school hours.  Please mark your donations with the AM teacher's name and estimated value so it can be put in the appropriate basket. Items must be in by March 11th. If you need an extension, please email Laura Widhalm and let her know. 

We look forward to working with you and having a successful 2nd auction and gala for our school!

If you have questions, please email laurawidhalm@gmail.com or pic.gva@gmail.com .

Thank you so much for supporting GVA-DC! All funds raised from the auction will go to support technology at GVA-DC!

 

TOMORROW

Happy Wednesday!!
Tomorrow is JEANS for DREAMS!! Your child can wear JEANS with a GVA shirt by bringing $1.00 to his/her MORNING teacher! :-)
 
If you are able to but have not sent in a WRAPPED, NEW/GENTLY USED BOOK for our Book Exchange that happens THURSDAY, please do that. 
 
The kids will celebrate with Valentine parties in their PM classes
Please be sure your child brings a bag, sack, or box to hold his/her valentines.
 
There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 14 or Monday, February 17. 
 
Thanks and have a great night!!
Andrea :-)
 

ALL PLEASE READ Book Exchange 2020 and valentines

Hi there! If you have NOT sent in a "wrapped in anything, NEW or GENTLY USED book" for our Book Exchange on THURSDAY, PLEASE do so by TOMORROW.  This book exchange will take place in BOTH classes. 
 
Valentine cards, treats, and candy will be exchanged in PM classes only. :-)
To hold onto all their goodies, the kiddos should bring a bag or box of some sort. It can be anything, decorated or not, but please make sure their names are somewhere on it. :-)
 
I appreciate your help and support very much!
Andrea :-)

Check BACKPACKS :-)

Hi again! I am sending a flyer about our Book Exchange (this will be in BOTH classes) and a Class List for my PM class home in backpacks today. I planned on them going in folders last Friday, haha. 
 
Thanks!
Andrea :-)

Book Exchange

Hi everyone! Just wanted to send a quick reminder about our Valentine’s Day Book Exchange. Please send in a wrapped-in-anything NEW or GENTLY used gender neutral book tomorrow or Tuesday. This way, I can know if I need to get extras.
 
Thank you!!!!! 

Butter Braids!

Hi again! GVA has a lot going on right now!! I try to keep information and announcements about it all as concise and streamlined as possible! I wanted to give you another reminder about our Butter Braids fundraiser!
 
  • There are more options and flavors to order online. Anything you see online can be written onto the paper order form. bit.ly/butterbraids2020
  • Order forms with money will be due to PM teachers on February 19
  • This year we are also taking online orders. Orders can be placed by searching for a child's first or last name at bit.ly/butterbraids2020. Please share this link in your classroom newsletters.
  • Butter Braids will be delivered to school on February 26th and pickup must be arranged by families. Butter Braids come frozen and they cannot be stored beyond delivery day.
  • The highest individual seller will be awarded a pass to Boondocks. The highest selling average PM classroom will get an ice cream party during the week of March 2nd (exact time TBD).
Thanks!! :-)
 

Box Tops and Jeans

Hi all! Just a reminder that BOX TOPS are due TOMORROW to AM teachers or in the Box Tops Barn with AM teachers' names on the paper or baggie. :-)
 
Our first Jeans for Dreams is TOMORROW. Your child may wear jeans and a GVA shirt for $1.00 to raise money toward our goal of $1000 for our sister school in Liberia. Please have your child bring their money to their MORNING teacher. :-)
 
Candy Gram order forms are due BY Monday, Feb 10 to the Candy Gram box in the office. 
 
Thanks so much!! Have a great night and Friday!!
Andrea :-)
 
 

AM CLASS Auction Basket

Dear Parents,

"April in Paris" is GVA-DC's second silent auction and gala taking place on April 18th! We are once again asking classroom families to help create beautiful gift baskets to be featured and bid on at the event. 

Your classroom basket is “Family Game Night” themed.

To sign up, click here https://tinyurl.com/tbyh2a8.

All donations are tax deductible. Donations should be dropped off in the office's Auction box during school hours.  Please mark your donations with the AM teacher's name and estimated value so it can be put in the appropriate basket. Items must be in by March 11th. If you need an extension, please email Laura Widhalm and let her know. 

We look forward to working with you and having a successful 2nd auction and gala for our school!

If you have questions, please email laurawidhalm@gmail.com or pic.gva@gmail.com .

 

Thank you so much for supporting GVA-DC! All funds raised from the auction will go to support technology at GVA-DC!

 
Laurian Horowitz, President 
Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

Global Village Academy - Douglas County (Parker)


Visit our Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/PICGVA/

Please Read--Reminders and Info for the Week!

Good morning! Hope you all had a good start to the week. 
I wanted to send out some reminders and info for the next couple of weeks.
 

Jeans for Dreams

Students and staff pay $1 to wear jeans every Friday in the month of February.  Students should wear uniform/spirit shirts on Friday with their jeans!  Money should be turned in to AM teachers. We will tally money collected every Friday and report out in the afternoon announcements about our progress to our goal of raising $1,000!!

 

Box Tops

Box Tops collections sheets (or baggies) are due to AM teachers by this Friday, February 7. :-)

 

Candy Gram Orders

Candy Gram order forms are due to the BOX in the OFFICE by Monday, February 10th. 

 

Valentine's Party-PM CLASS

My AFTERNOON class will have a Valentine's Party on THURSDAY, February 13 at 2:30. There is NO SCHOOL on Friday, February 14 or Monday, February 17.

The kids will also be able to pass out valentines to their classmates. It will be helpful if your child has a box or bag (decorated if they'd like!) to put their valentines in. :-)

I will be sending out a link to a sign up for the party soon. :-)

 

BOOK EXCHANGE-BOTH CLASSES

On Thursday, February 13, BOTH classes will participate in a book exchange "for the LOVE of reading!" I will post about that soon/separately, as well. 

 

I hope you have a great night and rest of your week. 

Stay warm!

Andrea :-)

 

 

Folder Info!

Hi all! Happy Friday Eve!
A reminder about BOX TOPS---Please put your child's AM teacher's name on the Box Tops form or on the baggie holding your box tops. You can turn these in in the barn at the front doors or have your child give them to his/her AM teacher. Box Tops are due by February 7th. :-)
 
Tomorrow is our Reading (and surprise hot chocolate) Day!! Kiddos can bring a small blanket and stuffy, as well as have FREE DRESS on this 12:00 early release day. :-)
 
In PM folders this week, your child will have a Butter Braids order form.
  • Order forms with money will be due to PM teachers on February 19
  • This year we are also taking online orders. Orders can be placed by searching for a child's first or last name at bit.ly/butterbraids2020
  • Butter Braids will be delivered to school on February 26th and pickup must be arranged by the families. Butter Braids come frozen and we cannot store them beyond delivery day.
  • The highest individual seller will be awarded a pass to Boondocks. The highest selling average PM classroom will get an ice cream party during the week of March 2nd (exact time TBD).
Also in PM folders this week, there will be our Candy Gram order forms. There are 3 candy gram choices to choose from. Because these will be delivered in the afternoon, the form does ask for the recipient's PM teacher's name.
Orders are due BY FEBRUARY 10 and will be delivered on February 13.
 
I will send info and a sign up next week for our Valentine's Party that will be held on Thursday, February 13 from 2:30-3:15. :-)
 
Thanks for all your support! I hope you all have a great rest of the week and wonderful weekend!
Andrea :-)