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Gallman Elementary School

Gallman Elementary School , 2 days ago

🐊Attention Parents and Families🐊
In case you missed tonight’s phone call, here’s all the information.

🐊 Thank you to all who sent teachers gifts, cards, and notes during Teacher Appreciation Week.  

🐊Interim Reports will be going home on Monday, May 10. 

🐊Letters for acceptance into the Pre-K and Montessori programs will be mailed on Wednesday, May 12. 

🐊School Nurse Day is on Wednesday, May 12. Let’s show our appreciation to Nurse Fran, our school nurse, who works hard to make sure all of our Gators are safe and healthy. 

🐊Beginning Thursday, May 13, the devices (iPads and laptops) of all in-person students will remain at school. Please send all devices, chargers, and cases to school on Thursday. Students will still be using their devices, but will not be taking them home.

🐊Please make sure that students come to school every day with a clean mask. 

🐊Please make sure devices are charged each night for school. 

🐊Please write notes in agendas if there’s any change in afternoon transportation. Changes of transportation from school cannot be taken over the telephone. This is a safety protocol. 

🐊Thank you for your continued support of your children, our teachers, and our school. Our Gallman Gator family is continuing to learn and grow together. We hope you all have a chomp, chomp, chomp Gatorific week! 

Gallman Elementary School

Gallman Elementary School , 4 days ago

Well Visit and Vaccine Reminders to School Aged Children

Dreaming of a return to in-person schooling for your children or a summer family vacation?

Things are looking better for 2021. The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is encouraging and will save lives. Vaccination has never been more important to protect our families and communities.

Now is the time to get your children caught up on routine immunizations they may have missed during the pandemic or are due for this year. It’s time to call your pediatrician or family doctor’s office to schedule a yearly checkup for your child.

In 2020, it was “stay home to stay safe”. In 2021, clinics are safe, sanitized and socially distant. Medical offices have taken protective measures to make sure that visits can happen safely, including:

• Scheduling sick visits and well-child visits during different times of the day
• Asking patients to remain outside until it’s time for their appointment to reduce the number of people in waiting rooms
• Offering sick visits and well-child visits in different locations

A safer return to school means vaccinating your child/children this spring with all recommended vaccines. Preteens especially need to receive their recommended vaccines. Children ages 9-12 are due for four vaccines to protect against diphtheria, HPV-related cancers, meningitis, tetanus, and whooping cough.

Call to schedule a well child appointment today. For more information, visit:
https://scdhec.gov/health/child-teen-health/early-childhood-health/how-often-should-my-child-get-routine-checkup

Gallman Elementary School

Gallman Elementary School , 6 days ago

‼️ Parent Surveys‼️
We want to know what you think!

👉Your child is bringing this information home today! Please read the information from the State Department of Education before completing the survey.

👉The Parent Survey is online this year and is for ALL parents to complete. Please complete one survey for each child. The survey is anonymous.

👉Go to https://ed.sc.gov/surveys/parent-survey/ and enter the GES ID: 3601008 (Please note- each school has its own ID number)

👉Thank you for completing the survey by May 28, 2021

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Gallman Elementary School

Gallman Elementary School , 8 days ago

What better way to celebrate Teacher Appreciation week than to recognize our 2021-2022 Teacher and Support Staff Person of the Year!

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year, 4th grade teacher, Ms. Codie Ruff. Ms. Ruff is always so positive and brings joy to those around her! She is not afraid to take risks and is always ready to learn new things. Ms. Ruff truly cares about her students on a personal and academic level, and they know it! She has embraced change this year as both a virtual teacher for the first semester, and an in-person teacher in the second semester. Ms. Ruff has worked tirelessly, and continues to do so, to make sure her students are prepared. She is a great teacher and an awesome role model for students and teachers in our building! Congratulations, Ms. Ruff!

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 Support Staff Person of the Year, Mrs. Meridith Wilson. Mrs. Wilson’s official title is principal’s secretary and bookkeeper, but she’s so much more than that! She plays a critical role in the operation of our school. She has so many vital responsibilities, but is still always very helpful and kind to everyone! She’s been a calming force in this crazy, chaotic school year. Mrs. Wilson always knows what’s going on, where everything is, and she has the answers to all our important questions! We would be lost without her! Congratulations, Mrs. Wilson!

We also recognized our 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year, Ms. Whitney Kibler, one final time. Because of COVID, we were unable to celebrate her at school and at the District Teacher of the Year recognition dinner. Mrs. Hunter presented Ms. Kibler with her Teacher of the Year plaque and certificate today.

Congratulations, once again, to these Gatoriffic teachers and staff members!

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Gallman Elementary School

Gallman Elementary School , 9 days ago

🐊Attention Parents and Families🐊
In case you missed tonight's phone call, here's all the information!

🐊Parents, this week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Please take a moment to do something kind for your child’s teacher—a note, a card, or a small token of appreciation. Our teachers and staff have worked hard under some difficult conditions this year.

🐊On Wednesday, your child will be bringing home information about completing a parent survey. Please complete as soon as possible. The link will also be shared here. Parents with students in all grade levels with complete the survey.

🐊Please make sure students are completing assignments and turning them in to their teachers.

🐊Please be sure students are doing iReady lessons. This will help your child grow academically because it’s catered to where they are and where they need to go.

🐊Students should come to school with a clean mask on every day.

🐊Please make sure devices are charged each night before your child comes to school.

🐊Attendance is very important during testing times. Please avoid early dismissals if possible.

🐊All changes in afternoon transportation must be made in writing. This cannot be done over the telephone. This is a safety protocol.

🐊Thanks for all you do to support GES. We hope you all have a chomp, chomp, chomp Gattoriffic week!

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