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SANGHA Signup!

The folks at Sangha have just launched a new Parents Self Serve Signup.

Just click on this Signup link and enter our School Code:  Q4C453

 
How it works
Once you sign up on the self serve page, you will receive an email invitation from Sangha with easy instructions.  If you don't see the email invite, check other places it might be in your Junk, Spam, Social, Promotions, or other email Folders.
 
If you've signed up before and didn't see the invitation from Sangha, your invitation probably went to Spam.  Please try it again in this new, easy way.  Sign ups will be available in the Library at Back to School Night, September 8, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
 
What's SANGHA?
It's a free phone app that acts as an event calendar for your children, their teachers, and Graham School.  You can send messages directly to teachers, and see all your school information in one handy place.

SARC Available

Notice to parents: An electronic version of our School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is available by clicking here.

In addition, a paper copy is available in our school office for you to view.

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Family Science Night!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

FREE

Come and have fun with SCIENCE!!

Hands on stuff to make and do and learn a little about what makes SCIENCE come alive!!


 

Traffic Safety - seguridad vial

As we begin the school year, Newark Police Department will begin citing drivers whenever necessary to encourage compliance of traffic laws and to reinforce that safety of our children is a priority.

There have been multiple incidents endangering children even a child being struck and several near misses.  Please remember that children’s cognitive abilities are still developing and they lack training and experience in traffic safety.  

Keys to avoid receiving a citation:

  • Drive Slow
  • Do not make illegal U-turns
  • Have car seats for children
  • Have seat belts on all passengers
  • Make a “full-stop” at stop signs

Putting our children at risk is not worth the few minutes you may save by rushing and breaking these suggestions.  Newark Unified School District and the Newark Police Department want to keep everyone safe.

Safety reminders for children walking to school:

  • Walk, don’t run across the street
  • Look left, look right and left again
  • Obey Walk/Wait signals
  • Do not cross at mid-block locations
  • Use crosswalks

Safety reminders for children biking to school:

  • Always wear a properly fastened and fitted helmet
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Ride in the same direction as motor vehicles
  • Check traffic when changing lanes, crossing streets or turning
  • Use hand signals
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From the Principal - Ms. Akilah Byrd

Happy New Year and Welcome 2017!

 

We are excited to begin 2017 with your students. We have lots of fun & exciting activities for your students for the second half of the school year. For instance, it is our first time participating in the National Scripps Spelling Bee and our school’s top winner will go on to compete at the local level! Keep practicing how to spell new words with your students, as it is our hope to continue participating in the National Spelling Bee in the upcoming years. The Bee’s goal is educational: not only to encourage children to perfect the art of spelling, but also to help enlarge their vocabularies and widen their knowledge of the English language. You can still sign your child up for a FREE Word Club account, with exclusive spelling and vocabulary content online at “spellingbee.com/wordclub”.

 

Winter has arrived, which means more rainy days and colder weather. Please be sure to dress students in warm clothing. We also have lots of jackets/items left in the lost & found weekly. Offer students a friendly reminder to check the lost & found if their jackets have gone missing.

 

Lastly, you can finally see the wonderful artwork completed by our students last year displayed on the mounted plywood murals around campus. Have a look when you get the opportunity. We send a big “thank you” to the parents who assisted with this project, including the Newark Unified School District for completing the project during our Winter Break!

 

Akilah Byrd