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Brainfuse: Free Online tutoring!

Check out Brainfuse! Anyone with a Tehama County Library Card number or a school access code can use this to get live tutoring, lessons and flashcards, use the online writing lab, get language help, and much more. Click here or use the Brainfuse logo on the right side of this page.

 

September is ATTENDANCE AWARENESS Month!!

 Please be sure to have your child to the bus stop or at school on time every day.  Getting to school on time is the best opportunity you can give your child to succeed in school.  School starts at 8:05am.  

Did you know?  Gerber School receives full funding even if a student attends for part of the day.  Please bring your child to school before and/or after appointments.

 

Picture Day

Gerber School pictures will be taken on Wednesday, September 17th.

 

Pre-School Openings

The Gerber State Pre-School has openings for children between the ages of 3 and 4 years of age.  Getting your child an early start to school will better prepare them for elementary school.  Please contact Angie Lorimor with Gerber State Preschool at 385-1537 to get more information and to register your child for pre-school.  

 

HAVE A CHILD THAT IS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 0-5?

First 5 Tehama offers many school readiness resources.  Please call 824-4111 or 384-7833 to learn more.

 

JOIN the Parents' Club!

Parents and Guardians...Are you interested in getting more involved at Gerber School?  If so, please consider joining the Parents' Club.  Currently, they are recruiting volunteers to help organize the Halloween Carnival on October 24th.  If you are interested in helping plan the carnival or getting more involved, please contact Julie Matlock at 385-1041.

 

TECHNOLOGY UPDATE:

Our computer lab is open!  Technology was an identified priority through input for our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and with local dollars we are able to begin a 3-year phase in of technology at Gerber School.   Technology plays a key role in preparing our students for their future, the common core standards and new accountability system (CAASPP), and 21st Century Learning.  We have hired a full time technology teacher, created a new computer and technology lab, and are updating our Technology Plan.

 

SAVE THE DATE

for our Rachel's Challenge community event on October 2, 2014.  Check back later in the month for details.

 

Common Core and CAASPP

We will continue to implement the Common Core State Standards this year and prepare our students for the new on-line accountability system; the California Assessment of Student Progress and Performance (CAASPP). The common core standards are not a new curriculum but a different way of teaching and learning. You may hear your child talking about working collaboratively with his/her peers and doing more talking and project work in class. This is to build children’s communication, creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking skills; which are the heart of the new common core standards. These skills are going to be key for job seekers in the future.

 

23014 Chard Avenue
Gerber, CA 96035
(530)385-1041
(530) 3851451 (FAX)
The school office is open from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday - Friday

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