GHES Virtual January 4 – January 7

A message from Atlanta Public Schools: Atlanta Public Schools will operate virtually next week for all students and all staff, after further review of district and community COVID-19 data. Due to the rapid rise in positive cases in the metro Atlanta area, students will begin virtual classes Tuesday, Jan. 4 through Friday, Jan. 7. Our…

100 Days of Giving Starts Today!

The Acorn to Oaks 100 Days of Giving Campaign is undeeway! This year, we are excited to bring back all the programs and activities that makes Garden Hills Elementary the special school we know and love. Please consider donating and help us grow our acorns into mighty oaks: https://acornstooaks.ejoinme.org/GC18 !   GROW A SCHOOL: $5,000 provides…

Stay In The Know

GHES provides multiple ways for you to stay informed on school happenings. Follow GHES on Facebook and Twitter for announcements. Download Seesaw from your mobile device app store for updates from your student’s teachers. Visit the school website for updates from our principal, Stacey Abbott. Text @ghespta285 To (478) 787-0762 to receive reminders on important events. …

Back to School Covid Requirements

APS policy for school year 2021/22 requires all students to wear masks and for a health check to be completed prior to entering school each day.    Please remember to download the Health Check app and complete the questionnaire before drop off.  Information regarding the Health Check App can be found on the APS site here….

First Week of School Events

We are excited to welcome our new and returning families to GHES.  Here are a few important dates and reminders   August 2nd: Kiddos online registration opens, please email info@kiddosatlanta.com to reserve your space before August 2nd.  August 3rd: Class Lists posted outside of the Gym after 3:00 pm August 4th: Celebration of Learning Open…

THINGS TO KNOW for Back to School!!!

Welcome to Garden Hills Elementary DRESS CODE Clothing, hairstyles, and jewelry must not cause a disruption or constitute a health or safety hazard. Clothing, including spirit wear, must be modest and of appropriate length and fit. Extremely tight clothing, sagging shorts or trousers, or baggy, oversized clothing is not permitted. Clothing and/or jewelry must not…

COVID-19 SELF REPORTING & SURVEILLANCE TESTING INFORMATION

      LINKS:   Self Reporting Form:  http://tinyAPS.com/?CovidStudentForm   Surveillance Testing for GHES: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1khsc-OdBhSHYWrrYSfPoz5o9LycEOrG9Fbxo1FfOK0k/edit   Surveillance Testing Frequently Asked Questions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13qBw2Q5Uj_S33Sw6B2KWW_H0alrX9tYhO79TuRJDDwI/edit?usp=sharing    

RETURN TO LEARN ~ INFORMATION ON OUR RETURN

Staff Return to Learn Manual  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uBEPzuu_zxZoGP6wDlszJluO6I5TOlQt/view?usp=sharing     Grade Level January Town Halls Videos Pre-Kindergarten https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mkjhv_FsR7QSL9tYtuHZcOHYxOnl4jqG/view?usp=sharing   Kindergarten https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wdTs4bgZHuzlgSMZ2RMXbvie4ZBIkutW/view?usp=sharing   First Grade https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ukqEtKhZLuqkO9qe-6yzNRrSjOrtKliH/view?usp=sharing   Second Grade https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ScSChWb3Cy58hfmpK2_vKEs-wJnC0yDb/view?usp=sharing   Third Grade  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hOPa4e7AEMrb3coiGAtFY5Y0XfvoxkK8/view?usp=sharing   Fourth Grade https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Uvl-2QZnpx1bIFK7OBHbOVc3wRWUm0Pk/view?usp=sharing   Fifth Grade  https://drive.google.com/file/d/168Su1n7GwgrYptPC-MmWQtXOM8IRpqT8/view?usp=sharing   Compilation of Slides from all Grade Level Town Halls  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1NHbZF7G3UXPWfnJJr5GPr9-5IVhEzP5z4Cvnzb8OgA4/edit?usp=sharing     CLICK TO WATCH THE…

TOUGH TOPICS: TALKING TO KIDS ABOUT WHAT THEY SEE IN THE NEWS

  SOCIAL CHANGE AND RACE RELATIONS IS OFTEN A CHALLENGING CONVERSATION TO HAVE WITH CHILDREN.  GATHER YOUR LITTLE ONES AND LET’S HAVE TABLE TALK    CLICK HERE FOR RACIAL INJUSTICE STORYTIME CLICK HERE FOR TABLE TALK RESOURCES CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT WHAT THEY SEE ON THE NEWS