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Granada Elementary Community Charter Welcomes You!

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Mission Statement

Within a climate of collaboration and mutual respect, our school community prepares all students to become life-long learners and critical thinkers by fostering:

- Higher level thinking, problem solving, and communication skills through the use of researched based practices and differentiated instruction, driven by data analysis.

 -Character development and respect for diversity

 -Creativity and the desire to  become life-long learners.

The School Accountability Report Card

This just newly posted, The School Accountability Report Card gives you all kinds of school statistics about our school.

http://search.lausd.net/cgi-bin/fccgi.exe?w3exec=sarc20142015&which=4233

 

 

Shoparoo- Donate Your Receipts!

Download the FREE Shoparoo App, snap photos of your receipts and our school can earn extra $ 

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http://www.shoparoo.com/

 

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES

     Parent-Teacher Conferences will be the week of November 13-17.  Invitations to meet have been sent home with all students with a scheduled date and time for this very important meeting.  This year, LAUSD has a NEW! Elementary Progress Report that is based on the Common Core State Standards. Parents will want to attend this face to face meeting for a clear explanation of their student's progress using this new Progress Report.  Appointments are approximately 20 minutes apart.

     Please note that Wednesday (11/15), Thursday (11/16), and Friday (11/17) are all MINIMUM DAY DISMISSAL at 12:43 so teachers have more time to meet with parents.

NOVEMBER DAYS WHEN SCHOOL IS CLOSED

The following dates in November, school will be CLOSED:

 

Friday, November 10 - Veterans' Day

Monday-Friday, November 20-24 - Unassigned District Days & Thanksgiving Holiday

AWARD WINNING TEACHERS!

Did you know?

LAUSD Teacher of the Year 2016 - Ms. Rivera

CA Association of the Gifted Distinguished Award 2016 - Mr. Ellis

United Way Teacher of the Year 2015 - Mrs. Park

Association of Mexican American Educators Teacher of the Year 2015 - Ms. Rivera

 

Students Awarded $10,000 in "Save the Drop" Contest

Students in the upper grade SDC at Granada Elementary Community Charter School entered a District-wide contest focusing on how to save and conserve water. The students created a seven foot banner depicting different ways to accomplish this goal. The banner won 1st place in the 4th grade division and earned the school $10,000 towards a water conservation project of their choice for their school! Students and their principal were invited to the Awards Ceremony at the LAUSD Board Room on March 8 where they were presented with a giant $10,000 check and enjoyed a light lunch with "Mr. Drop" from the DWP. Congratulations to the students and their teacher, Ms. DeGrace!

 


 

Orchestra Class For Grades 4, 5, & 3!

Our orchestra class, now in it's third year, is offered to students in 4th, 5th, and 3rd grade. Music improves mathematics scores, concentration, and critical thinking skills. Here are a few students practicing with our orchestra teacher, Ms. Atherton.

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Our school also provides instruction in vocal music and dance with an annual Spring Musical performance each year!

 

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We are a Bucket Filling School!

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BUCKET FILLING is a way to encourage positive behavior as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.

Learn how you can become a BUCKET FILLER by visiting the website

Bucket Fillers

BELL SCHEDULE

School Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:10 - 2:33

Tuesdays: 8:10-1:33
 

Recess
Kinder: 9:50 - 10:10 (snack/recess)
First - Fifth: 10:20 - 10:40

Lunch
Kinder: 11:45 - 12:25
First - Third: 12:15 - 12:55
Fourth - Fifth: 12:35 - 1:15

Cafeteria Menu

November 2017:  See LAUSD Food Services Website

 

 

 

 

Newsletter

November 2017:

 


 

Principal's Message

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Welcome to Granada Elementary Community Charter!

I am proud to be the principal of this fine school!

Our school motto is, “Creating a Community of Lifelong Learners” and that’s what you will see happening at our school every single day.  Students, teachers, parents, administrators, and support staff all work together to further the academic, social, and positive character development of each child while recognizing the special gifts we each have.

It’s this special feeling of community that bonds us together and makes Granada Elementary the unique and special place it is---you’re going to love it!

Important Traffic Safety Reminder

We ask that you please drive carefully, especially at drop off and pick up times.  Our students are precious to ALL of us. Please drive carefully for the sake of our kids.