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October 28, 2018 GMLS Division Newsletter

What’s Happening: Community Events

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FIDF San Diego 8th Annual Gala _________________________________________________

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PTO News

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SAVE THE DATES for Parent-Teacher Organization Events Our PTO creates many opportunities for fun and involvement. Please consider coming out for the monthly PTO meetings. And be sure to be looking for more information about the upcoming fun and fabulous PTO-sponsored events. Upcoming PTO meetings: October 30 (Building A Board Room) November 29 (Ulam Conference […]

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What are the “Specials?”

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Many of you are familiar with our grade-level Coffee Talks in which parents have an opportunity to hear more in-depth about what their child is learning and experiencing at each grade level. This year, we have added a new Coffee Talk specially designed to give you a peek at your child’s Specials classes – science, […]

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Little Mensches Beach Clean-Up Event

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We hope that many of you will join us to participate in a beach clean up at La Jolla Shores on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1:00.  This program is being coordinated by an organization called “Little Mensches,” which is run through the JCC and which sets up a variety of engaging, hands-on community service opportunities […]

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Scoop From The Coop This week’s edition was written by Hannah Gutman

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Rick Riordan, a favorite author of many of the fifth graders once said, “Names have power.”  We couldn’t agree more! That is why, after weeks and weeks of debating and gathering the communities input, we have finally named our chickens! Our four chickens are named Bobbet, Noodle, Wings, and Toots. Our chickens are all Rhode […]

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Physical Education at GMLS By Anna Pelletier

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At the very beginning of the term, grades 3-5 were focusing on catching, throwing and getting into space. We were using basketball and netball to practice these skills which were essential for our next unit on striking and fielding. Striking and fielding games involve a player aiming to score points by striking an object (kicking […]

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Grandparents’ & Special Friends Day

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for Grandparents and Special Friends Day on Friday! It’s always a special time for our families and students, who love showing their grandparents and special friends all that they do and learn about at school. And we know how meaningful it is for grandparents and special friends to […]

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Helping Your Child with Conflict

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Social-emotional learning is a big component of your child’s learning experience at school. Children at GMLS learn many skills such as making eye contact when greeting someone, how to give compliments, using positive self-talk, calming breathing strategies, how to ask to play, and when to work things out themselves and when to tell an adult….plus […]

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