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  • SCGSTL is a peanut-free school. NO PEANUT PRODUCTS!
  • *Please keep in mind this is a Post-COVID school year and there are different procedures to enter the building.
    • COVID Screenings must be checked before children enter the building. Screening MUST be done by 7:15 am.
    •  Make sure if it is raining, children have rain gear on as they wait outside to enter the building and we check to see COVID screenings have been completed.
    • If it is cold, make sure children are wearing warm attire so they are not cold while we make sure their screening has been completed
    • Children are considered late after 8 am. 
    • When waiting outside to either pick up your child or drop your child off, please wait in an organized line socially distant outside. The goal is to make sure we are setting positive examples for our children and acknowledging how important it is to stand patiently and socially distant when we are waiting our turn to enter the building.

 

Email –bacosta@scgstl.org

**Daily Home Screening for Students must be submitted each morning

 

Week of September 13th – September 17th

 

Reading/ELA 


Math


Religion


Reminders:  

  • September 8 – First day of school – 12:30 dismissal
  • September 9-10 – 12:30 dismissal
  • September 13- First Full day- 3pm dismissal

Important Information:

  • Students arrive at 7:45 and assemble in the large school yard.
  • Temperatures will be taken before students enter the building

 

 

Double Good Popcorn Fundraiser

Posted on December 2, 2021

It is that time of the year again! 

SCGSTL has teamed up with Double Good Popcorn to raise money for the technology in our building. Our goal is to one day become a paperless school! Going paperless will give our children the competitive advantage of learning through technology as they navigate their educational journey. It will also help us try to eliminate our carbon footprint by saving trees.  

Raising money for our school technology includes, but is not limited to:

  •  Chromebooks for every child
  •  Upgrades on the smartboards
  • Online resources for children
  • Upgrading WIFI and internet speed
  •  Upgrading online assessments
  • Introduce competitive and informative STREAM programs
  • Provide professional development for teachers on the newest and latest instructional trends for children. 

Why not offer your family, relatives, & friends the opportunity to purchase some of the best gourmet popcorn known to man and help raise money to create a competitive edge for your child(ren)’s education in technology.

The event is 100% online through Pop-Up Stores that you will create on your phone and send out to everyone! There is no money to collect, no forms to fill out, nothing to send out. All orders and payments are made online and the products are shipped directly to the customer ANYWHERE IN THE USA! All you do is keep sharing your Pop-Up store and watch your funds grow! Easy Peasy!

The event is open for 5 DAYS ONLY starting December 6th at 5 pm and ends December 10th at 5 pm.

Here’s What You Do:

  • Download the Double Good App create an account with your name and email. The app is available on IOS and Android
  • Create your OWN pop-up store 
  • Add a quick note in the app as to why you are raising money! Here is an example: “Hi, I’m raising money so I can help my school go paperless so I can learn through technology and so that we can reduce the amount of paper we use in my school” “Please help me meet my fundraising goal!”
  • Use code JQLIBV.

Since we want this to be competitive and fun here are some prizes the top 3 selling classes will earn:

  • 1st Prize: Pizza Party
  • 2nd Prize: Ice Cream Party
  • 3rd Prize: Class NUT card

START CREATING YOUR STORE NOW BEFORE THE EVENT STARTS! YOU WILL BE ABLE TO SHARE YOUR STORE LINK ON DECEMBER 6TH!

*FYI: Mr. DelValle and the 7th grade already have a plan … LOL!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school so we can help!

Good Luck Everyone,

Principal Morris

Distance Learning Expectations & News

Posted on June 26, 2020

Hello Families,

Thank you all for the hard work you have been putting in while we’re away.   Please continue to pay attention to any OptionC alerts that may come directly from the school.

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Attendance: Each day, a photo is posted to our ClassDojo page.  Parents must ‘like’ the photo between 8am and 9am.  This will count as attendance and each family will be held responsible for completing daily work.  I will keep a written record of this each day as well.

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Communication: All announcements, assignments and communication can be done thru ClassDojo and email.  Please don’t hesitate to email me during the day if need be at jwerfelman@scgstl.org.  I will answer questions within 24 hours.  Daily assignments will be posted within our Google Classroom. Please be sure to follow along with any OptionC alerts that may be posted from Mrs Charles.

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Classwork: Assignments will be based on the work that was distributed and will be supplemented with Google Classroom and other electronic means.  Please check your Dojo each day for the specifics regarding each subject area.  There will be videos, interactive lessons and opportunities for live interaction from time to time. 

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Google Classroom:  Google classroom is set up like many social media sites with a wall and opportunities for users to interact with each other in the digital space.  In an effort to maintain as much normalcy as we can, we can continue to recognize things like birthdays or a tooth falling out.  Share those moments with us so we can celebrate them together! Students will be able to complete some of their work directly in the Google space and some will be a little more hands on where photos will need to be submitted per the assignment.  I will do my best to make this as straightforward as possible. 

 

Students will have work that engages each subject, Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, and Religion,  the same way that they would if we were in the classroom.  Please be aware that every subject may not be specifically addressed each day, and  some assignments may take several days to complete.  We’ll be making great use of the black notebook that was sent home and full headings are still expected!

Again, please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.  I’d like to make as much of this as straightforward as possible.  

Kind Regards, 

Ms Werfelman

March-ing on

Posted on March 2, 2020

Hello Everyone!

January seemed to take so long and then we blinked and here we are in March!  We’ve been fighting cold weather and little colds in our class… don’t forget to wash your hands! 

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Classroom updates: We celebrated Dr Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd and made striped hats with rhyming words to match the Cat in the Hat! We are learning about different habitats and have been working on a unit about oceans. We talked about keeping the oceans safe and how to protect them.  We are also learning about using a hundreds hundred to find patterns in math.

Image result for lent journeyOur faith: Our school and classroom have been converted to reflect the season of Lent. There is a lot of purple as we prepare ourselves and our spirits during this solemn time. We’re practicing more reverence as we make more visits to church and participating in Stations of the Cross and learning more about the Eucharist in Adoration.

What we’re reading: ‘Sulwe’ Lupita Nyong’o; Dr Seuss’s  – Oh the Places You’ll  Go, The Cat in the Hat, The Foot Book; ‘Harry the Horseshoe Crab’ and ‘Pearlie Oyster’ both by Suzanne Tate;  ‘Maybe Something Beautiful’ by F Isabel Campoy; ‘My Heart Fills with Happiness’ by Monique Gray Smith ; and the ‘Little Leaders in History’ Series by Vashti Harrison

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Reminders: Report Cards will be distributed Wednesday, March 18th. On Thursday March 19th, students will have a half day of school and we will be closed on Friday March 20th. We are still accepting donations of paper towels, Clorox (or similar) wipes, baby wipes, and tissues – flu season is upon us and we need to remain vigilant in classroom cleanliness!  We are also aware of the potential effects of the coronavirus in NYC. We will continue to update you as things progress

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