George Washington Elementary encourages parent involvement whether it is volunteering for a classroom or participating in the various organizations that GWES has to offer. Teachers are always eager to have parent participation. Volunteers are important to assist the classroom teachers. You may obtain a volunteer form in the Main Office.
The Parent Computer Center is open for parents to use for school or personal use; such as using the internet, checking your child's grades and attendance, or participating in the Rosetta Stone Program to learn English. The Computer Center is located in the Commons Room. Hours are 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 until 3:00 p.m. Occasionally the Computer Center will be closed due to assemblies or special events.
GWES Local School Council: usually meets about every two months. Parents are welcome to attend all meetings.
LSC Members for 2016-2018 are:
Teachers: Mrs. S. Silva, Mrs. K. Blaha, Ms. E. Popielarz.
Community: Mrs. D. Hidalgo, Mrs. D. Hoover
Parents: Mr. C. Salazar, Mrs. Y. Avalos, Mrs. Alvarez, Mrs. Garcia, Mr. Gomez.
GWES Bilingual Advisory Council: Under the direction of Mr. Pablo Ochoa the group meets several times a year to discuss bilingual issues, curriculum, fundraising, and how to assist and work for the betterment of all of our students.
Our officers for the 2016-2017 year are: Natalia Villa, President, Silvia Valdivia, Vice-President, Roxana Cortez, Secretary, and Claudia Figueroa Smith, Edna Alvarez, and Margarita Villasenor; all Representatives. Congratulations and thank you to all!
GWES NCLB: The NCLB group is funded by the No Child Left Behind program. They have sponsored workshops to help families meet their needs and how to work with their children to improve their academic success.
GWES Parent Book Club: This group is sponsored by Mr. Ochoa. Parents read books and meet to have interesting discussions.
Look for all up-coming meeting dates on the school calendar, notes that are sent home, or through the school e-mail. We encourage you to be involved in your school!
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