Garfield Elementary

September 2014 Calendar

                                              Welcome to Garfield! 
                                                                                         "Empowering Students to Achieve" 

Garfield's Mission Statement
Garfield Elementary exists to empower students to form, embrace, and achieve a vision for successful life-long learning by establishing a nurturing environment that promotes high expectations and positive relationships among family, school, and community. 

Our Vision Statement
We the Garfield staff will provide a solid fountation enabling Garfiled students to achieve high levels of academic performance while fostering positive growth in social/emotional behavior and attitude.

Our Belief Statement
We believe that all Garfield students will become life long learners.

Welcome back!  We're ready to start our new 2014 - 2015 school year off with a bang!!     Here at Garfield we have a new motto.  It is "TEAM Garfield!" 

We as a TEAM, parents, students, and staff, can help push our students, school, and community to be the BEST!        

                         At Garfield this means our TEAM Garfield is...

                                              Giving it our

                                              All to



                                              Ideas so


                                              Learns through

                                              Diversity !!

So let's go TEAM Garfield and be PROACTIVE,

meaning...we need to be ACTIVE to become PRO's!! 

We can, and WILL, do it!!  Si se puede!!


Parents => It's Open House Time!  Garfield will host an Open House on Sept. 18th from 5:30 to 6:30.  Please join us to visit your child's school, teacher, and administration.  We want YOU to know the "house" your child lives in all week!            

                               Welcome all!! 



                  The STAAR test has come and gone! 

And Garfield Elementary has done fabulous!  According to TEA, the Texas Education Agency, we achieved a score of MET STANDARD!  That means our school did VERY well.  But...we won't stop there!  We will strive this year to achieve higher.  With the help of our parents and staff our kids can, and WILL, achieve higher scores.  It all starts now!  We must help and support our kids so they can be the best they can be.  Let's do it!


Library Note:

Our fabulous librarian Ms. Ramon has begun Library Orientation days with our students.  Soon the library will be open for book check out, but first our Librarian, Ms. Ramon, must receive a Library Use form from each student, signed by their parents/guardians, to be allowed to check out library books.  If you did not receive this form, please ask your child's teacher for a form, or come by and visit our librarian.  Please remember to bring a valid ID to gain entrance to our school.

Our book fair will be on campus the week of Sept. 14th thru 19th. Your child will be able to view what is available on Sept. 12th. 


 Cafeteria Note: 

ParentsPLEASE check with our cafeteria personnel to find out where your child's account stands for lunch charges.  Also, if you need a lunch application for a free or reduced lunch, please visit the Food Services office who has the forms for you.  They are located behind the Pupil Services office.  Thank you !!







Garfield Elementary
300 W Martin St
Del Rio
Main Phone: 
(830) 778-4700

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