November 2019 Newsletter
Dates to Remember
 October 29 -  Right Sizing Listening Sessions, 9:30 @ Marinette District Office
October 29 -  Right Sizing Listening Sessions, 6:30 @ Marinette High School
October 30 -  Right Sizing Listening Sessions, 4:00 @ Marinette High School
October 31 - Halloween Parade 11:10 am
October 31 - Early Release 11:30 am
November 1 - NO School
November 4 - End of First Quarter
November 5 & 7- Parent Teacher Conferences 3:30pm-6:30pm
November 11 - PTO Meeting 6:30 pm
November 27-29 - NO School Thanksgiving Break
Rightsizing the District

Join Us to Continue the Conversation: Gather. Listen. Share.

Gather  with other community members at any one of the scheduled community conversations. 

Learn  about the Marinette School District facilities study and recommendations for the future of our community’s schools. 

Share  your feedback, questions, and facility priorities with district representatives.

When: October 29, 9:30 am at the District Office; October 29, 6:30 pm at Marinette High School, 
or October 30, 4:00 pm at Marinette High School

For more detailed information click  Rightsizing the District
Halloween Dress up days
Halloween Dress up days
Monday 10/28 - "Pumpkin Orange & Black Cat" Day (Wear Orange &/or Black)
Tuesday 10/29 - "SCARE HAIR" Crazy Hair Day
Wednesday 10/30 - "Spooktacular Socks" Halloween or Crazy Socks
Thursday 10/31  - Halloween Costumes ALL DAY !!! (Thursday is an early release day - dismissal at 11:30) Our outside costume parade will start at 11:10. 
Friday 11/1 - No School
Parent Teacher conferences
Parent Teacher conferences
Conferences are November 5th & 7th from 3:30pm-6:30pm. Teachers will be sending home letters with your child on October 31 to let you know your scheduled time.
Parent Volunteers needed
Garfield is looking for volunteers to help with different activities throughout the school day.

If you are able to help, please click HERE to complete a questionnaire.

"All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and someone who believes in them" Magic Johnson
Eat Well After the Bell
(Free hot meals are being served after school)
Eat Well After the Bell
The  Child and Adult Care Food Program  ( CACFP  the federal program that provides reimbursement for our summer feeding program also provides reimbursement for free hot meals after school. Because of this opportunity, the district is providing free meals to ALL students at Marinette High School from 3:15 pm to 3:45 pm when school is in session. The menu is posted on the district website and adults may accompany child(ren) and purchase a meal at the cost of $3.70.

Click  HERE  for flyer.
Online Safety and Digital Well Being
The post-screen-time meltdown is no joke. For many parents, it’s a daily occurrence—the moment the TV, iPad or Nintendo shuts down is the moment the screams, whines and tears begin. There is a biological reason for this dramatic, seemingly uncontrollable response. Click here to find out how to better handle ending screen time with your children.

Please click HERE for more information.
Digital Citizenship
(click  HERE  to see menu)
**Breakfast is  FREE   for all students,
doors open to the gym at 7:30.**
Click HERE for the October meeting minutes
The Reading Connection is a newsletter designed to suggest fun activities and books to parents/caregivers that promote positive reading experiences in the home.
Please click  HERE to read the latest version of the Reading Connection
What does the PTO do? Who is on the board? When are the meetings?

Click HERE to read about our amazing PTO!!
In an effort to be more green, we send out all flyers through Peachjar. Click HERE to see the most recent flyers.
HERE is the 2019-2020 Calendar at a Glance
4th Grade Environmental Days Field Trip
The Board of Education is committed to providing an equal educational opportunity for all students in the District. The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected under State or Federal law including, but not limited to, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental, emotional, or learning disability in any of its student program and activities.
Garfield Elementary School
1615 Carney Blvd.
Marinette, WI 54143
Marinette School District
Inspiring Learners. Engaging Communities. Impacting the Future.