Mrs. Reed, our own Garfield counselor, was named the 2014 Iowa Elementary School Counselor of the Year. The Iowa School Counselor Association (ISCA) gave this award to Ms. Reed at the annual ISCA conference held in Des Moines on November 3, 2014. Ms. Reed shares the honor of 2014 Iowa Elementary School Counselor of the Year with Sarah Majoros, School Read more
News, Events, and Announcements
The David Lane Memorial Coat Drive is a program that provides warm winter coats for students in the Davenport Community School District who need winter coats. The coats are purchased new, or donated gently used and in excellent condition. Of course, there is no charge to the parents of students who receive coats. If your child is in need of Read more
Welcome to Garfield Elementary: creating confident learners and leaders. I am excited to be a part of the Garfield community and family.
Every day our faculty and staff focus on student safety, well-being, and academic progress. In our classrooms, our teachers communicate clear learning goals to our students and provide high quality interactive lessons focused on achieving the learning goal. Read more
On Wednesday, the Smencil Sale will be held after school from 1:20 pm – 1:40 pm. Smelly pencils cost $1.00. This sale is sponsored by the 5th Grade Class.
The 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Fall Chorus Concert will be on Thursday. Dress Rehearsal is at 1:35pm with an evening performance at 6:30 pm. Bring the family to hear our Read more
Thanks to all the Garfield families who joined us at McDonald’s for a fun evening!
Bring your family and friends and join our teachers and staff at McDonald’s for an evening of fun! The teachers and staff will roll up their sleeves, put on an apron, and assist the McDonald’s restaurant with serving your favorite McDonald’s food.
Garfield Elementary School Read more
Remember to set your clocks back on Saturday night or you will be very early for school on Monday morning! Enjoy an extra hour of sleep!
Flu shots will be given on Thursday at noon to those students who have turned in the permission slips.
Friday is the first Friday of the month so it is SPIRIT Day with Read more
Please remember your conference times this week. If you do not have a time scheduled for your student, please contact the teacher or office to schedule one.
Monday Conferences 3:00 – 7:00 pm
Wednesday Conferences 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Thursday Conferences 8:00 – 12:00 am
No School Thursday or Friday!
Enjoy your long week-end! Play in the leaves!! Read more
2 Hour Early Dismissal
October 15, 2014
End of 1st Quarter Read more
PTA Meeting – Monday
6:30 pm in Library
Come to the Garfield PTA meeting and find out what is coming up at Garfield. Bring a friend and join!
The following are the notes from last month’s meeting.
Meeting Minutes of Garfield PTA meeting:
September 8, 2014, 6:33 PM
Present: Principal Mike Orfitelli, PTA President Laura Irish, Tom Irish, Katie Macke, Read more
Fantastic Friday this week at Garfield!
SORRY!! NO KRISPY KREME DONUTS ON FRIDAY!!
The first Friday of the month is always SPIRIT DAY to wear the Garfield colors of Blue and Gold
All School Assembly at 1:35 pm has been moved to October 10th!
The Scarecrow Scramble begins at 2:30 for those students who have turned in permission slips to Read more