I'm enjoying your children this school year. Please help your child study and review for upcoming quizzes and tests. Study Guides will go home in PAWS a few days before each Test. Social Studies quiz is Friday. I appreciate your support .
Parent To-Do List: (see all web links below)
1. Put money in your child's lunch account if needed
2. Ask your child to show you planners and tell you about what we are learning.
3. Sign/Return 4th Weekly Report (also comment)
4. Read the Galatas Gazette (Fridays)
42 & 43 Class News THIS WEEK
Math: Measurement - Ch. 12 - Length, Capacity, & Weight in Customary Units; Converting Customary Units; Length, Capacity, & Weight in Metric Units; Converting Metric Units; Multiple Step Problem Solving. Ch. 13 - Perimeter and Area; Money; Time and Problem Solving using all of the above.
& Think Through Math are both available NOW at home!
Science: Life Cycles of Plants and Animals (Frog vs. Lady Bug; Radish, Lima Bean, Tomato Plants; Monarch Butterfly); next week - Wooded Area Ecosystem and adaptations
Civil War & reconstruction in Texas;
Indian Wars and Cowboys
Galatas Lunch Menu Link:
4/6 - MATH BENCHMARK TEST, AM
4/7 - Social Studies Civil War & Reconstruction TEST & Springetti
4/7 - Spring PIcture Money DUE
4/11 - Measurement MATH TEST, Ch. 12
4/14 - NO SCHOOL
4/21 - Measurement Math TEST, mostly Ch. 13 with some ch. 12
4/24-27 - Spring Book Fair
4/25 - Math MEASUREMENT TEST
4/28 - 4th Grade Choir, 8:30 a.m.
5/8-12 CLOSED CAMPUS for STAAR
5/8 - MATH STAAR TEST; Get plenty of sleep. Eat nutritious breakfast.
Please arrive at school on time.
5/9 - READING STAAR TEST; Get plenty of sleep. Eat nutritious breakfast. Please arrive at school on time.
5/16 - FIELD DAY, 4TH GRADE
5/18 - Social Studies BENCHMARK TEST
5/19 - Science BENCHMARK TEST
5/22-26 - SCIENCE CAMP WEEK
5/25 - 4th Grade PROGRAM, 6:30 p.m.; arrive by 6:00 p.m.
5/29 - Memorial Day; NO SCHOOL
5/31 - 4th Grade CLAP-OUT, 10:30 a.m.
4th Grade PICNIC after Clap-Out
6/1 - Last Day of School; Yearbook Signing; EARLY RELEASE Aat 12:10 p.m.
SEE HOMEWORK BELOW
Galatas School Policies
To report an absence for your child, please call our
attendance line at 936-709-5014 by 9:00 a.m.
and leave a message stating your child’s name,
teacher’s name, reason for the
reporting the absence, and a phone number. When
your child returns from school, a note explaining the
absence should be brought to his/her teacher.
School attendance is a major indicator of student
success. Please schedule vacations during holidays,
and make every effort to schedule appointments
after school. Attendance letters will be
absences become excessive. Students must be
present 90% of all school days to be promoted to
the next grade. Students should attend school every
day unless ill.
School begins at 8:00 a.m. Students should not
arrive before 7:35 a.m., at which time they may go
to the gym (Kindergarten) or playground
(1st-4th grades) for Active Start. Students may
the classroom at 7:48.
If your child is scheduled for morning tutoring or
enrichment, he or she must stop at the front desk
for a pass to enter the classroom area.
ARRIVING TO SCHOOL AFTER 8:05
Students arriving to school after 8:05 are
considered tardy. Students must stop at the front
desk for a tardy pass. A parent should come into the
school with the student
to sign him in for the day.
ARRIVING TO SCHOOL AFTER AN APPOINTMENT
If your child is arriving late to school due to an
appointment, or returning to school after an
appointment, please come into the office with your
fill out the Health Care Provider (HCP)
verification form along with your doctor’s note, to
ensure your student is not marked tardy or absent
for the day.
Birthday treats, such as brownies or cookies, must
be store bought due to allergy, safety and
DELIVERIES TO STUDENTS
Student items that need to be delivered to your child during
the school day can be dropped off before 10:00 a.m. at
the front office. All deliveries need to be placed on the rear
counter in the office and labeled with your child’s name and
section number to ensure proper delivery. Deliveries are
made daily at 10:00 a.m. Any class work, binders or
homework that is dropped off after 10:00 a.m. will be placed
in the teacher’s mailbox for her to pick up during the day.
MEDICATION AT SCHOOL
A parent or guardian must bring medication and sign
it into the clinic. All medication must be in the original
container and properly labeled. The school nurse must have
written and dated request from the parent or legal
guardian to administer any medication.
ILLNESS AT SCHOOL
Your child will be sent home from school if: they have
a fever 100 degrees or greater, diarrhea, vomiting, suspicion
of having a contagious illness, or are too ill to function in the
classroom. Your child should not return to school until they
are fever free for 24 hours without fever-reducing
medication, no diarrhea for 24 hours without medication, or
no vomiting for 24 hours. If your child has been prescribed
antibiotics, they should be taking them for 24 hours before
returning to school.
All transportation changes must be received in
writing by 2:00 p.m.. You may send a note to your child’s
teacher, fill out a form in the front office or send us a fax
709-5003 with your signature. Please include the
date, your child’s full name, section number, bus
number (if applicable), and your signature. Please
send a new note for each day the change occurs; we cannot
accept notes for multiple days or with multiple modes of
transportation each week.
Students will need to plan ahead and be organized when
getting ready for dismissal. Students will not be allowed to
re-enter the building to go back to class for homework or
forgot, as teachers are having conferences,
planning, returning phone calls, and attending staff
COMMUNICATION WITH GALATAS
When you send an e-mail to or leave a message for a staff
member at Galatas, please include your child’s full name, a
phone number where we can reach you, and your full name
in the message. This information will allow us to respond to
you quickly and accurately.