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  • Garfield Elementary School:  A PBIS School
    Principal: Tom Green
    902 East 29th Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 723-6450
    Fax: (563) 445-5971

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Kindergarten Round-Up

    Garfield Elementary will hold Kindergarten Round-Up on Thursday, March 5 at 4:30-5:30 pm.  Students enrolling in Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 15, 2020.  The Round-Up explains our school routines and has information from each kindergarten teacher and other school personnel.

    Parents of incoming Kindergartners are required to complete online registration* and submit additional documents for Read more

    Fun in February

    Gator Gatherings

    February 7 – PTA Family Dance in GYM from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Free Admission! Music provided by a DJ! Come dance with your children.  They love it.   Concessions and photos available for purchase. Students Must be accompanied by an adult.  Volunteers still needed!

    February 12 – Spring Conferences @ 3:30-5:30 Contact your students teacher.

    February 17 – President’s Day Read more

    Dismissal Times this Week

    This week is the end of Quarter 2!

    Remember:

    Wednesday is a normal 1 HOUR Dismissal at 1:50 pm

    Thursday is a 2 HOUR early Dismissal at 12:50 pm for end of Quarter 2

    Friday there is NO SCHOOL – Staff Inservice Day

    Monday there is NO SCHOOL for Martin Luther King Day

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    Movie

    PTA Movie Night on Friday, January 10th in the Garfield Gym.

    Doors open at 6:15 pm and the movie begins at 6:45 pm

    Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and lawn chairs. 

    Pajamas are welcome.

    Snacks will be available for purchase.

    Students must be accompanied by an adult.

    Toy Story 4 will be shown. Read more

    January

    Happy New Year 2020!  January Gator Gatherings

    • January 10th – PTA Movie Night in Gym
    • January 14th – PTA Texas Roadhouse, Dine to Donate Fundraiser
    • January 16th – 2nd Quarter Ends , 2 HOUR Early Dismissal @ 12:50
    • January 17th – NO SCHOOL – Staff Inservice Day
    • January 20th – NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Day
    • January 27
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    Just a Reminder

    Garfield Families: If you plan to attend the Sing-A-Long being held tomorrow morning (Friday) at 9:30 am, you will need to check in the office and have your driver’s license or other official photo ID with you. You will also need to check out after the sing-a-long in the office.   There will be a PTA bake sale after the sing-a-long. Read more

    Food Drive

    Thanks to all who participated in our week of fun activities and contributed to our food drive.  River Bend Food Bank is always grateful for your generosity, especially during this season. Read more

    A Note From Nurse Natalie

    Dear Parents and Guardians,

    As we enter cold and flu season, it’s important to remind children of habits that can help them stay healthy year round.

    1. Please teach your child how to cover their cough and sneezes with a tissue or bent arm then wash their hands. 
    2. Wash your hands frequently using soap and water or hand sanitizer.
    3. Avoid sharing
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    November Announcements

    November Gator Gatherings!

    Monday, November 25 – 4th Grade Trip to the Putnam Museum.  Don’t be late!  Bus leaves at 8:15 am and returns at 11:45 am.

         4th and 5th Grade Chorus Party – 2:50 – 3:40 pm

         PTA Skate Night @ Eldridge Skate Park  6:00 – 8:00 pm  $3.00 Admission and $1.50 skate rental

    Tuesday, Read more

    Remember!

    End of 1st Quarter already!

    Please remember Thursday, October 24th is a 2 HOUR early dismissal @ 12:50 pm.

    There is also NO SCHOOL on Friday, October 25th for staff inservice. Read more