February 2020 Newsletter
Dates to Remember
February 3-7 STAR testing
February 10 PTO Meeting, 6:30 in the teachers workroom
February 13 NO School Professional Development Day
February 14 NO School
February 17-21 CogAT testing for 3rd grade
Next week we will begin STAR testing. You can help increase the likelihood for success by ensuring that your child has both a good night's rest, and a well balanced breakfast. While our teachers work hard to prepare students academically, parents and guardians can help too by providing their children with the energy needed to think! Home and school working together make a great team! 
The Marinette School District will be offering two sessions for our 2020
Summer Learning Program:
Session 1 - June 15 - 26
Session 2 - June 29-July 2 + July 7-14
(off July 3rd and 6th)
Times: 8:00am-12:30pm
Location: Marinette High School
Registration: Opens February 17th!
If you have any questions please call 715-735-2500.
Report Cards
Report cards will be available on Jan. 27th. Please log in to your Family Access account to view your child's progress. If you need your log in credentials or would like a hard copy, please call 715-735-2400.
Winter is just around the corner and the possibility we may have to close or delay school, please take a minute to verify your contact information. Click on this letter to help you navigate inclement weather season. 

Click HERE for the 2019-2020 Calendar at a Glance
The School District of Marinette continues to work on its Talented and Gifted identification and programming. Programming for talented and gifted students will allow the district to assure all students’ needs are being met by addressing unique individual needs so every learner can achieve their highest level of excellence.

We will be administering a group intelligence assessment, the Cognitive Abilities Test ™ ( CogAT ® ) Form 7,  for all 3rd grade students . This assessment reflects the most current research in the measurement of cognitive abilities and learning styles.  Garfield 3rd graders will take this test the week of February 17, 2020.
(click  HERE  to see menu)
**Breakfast is  FREE   for all students,
doors open to the gym at 7:30.**
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
We would LOVE to have you volunteer at our school. If you are interested in volunteering, please follow the link below to the volunteer application. Volunteers are approved for two years. If you were approved as a volunteer last year you are all set.
Click HERE to see the latest flyers
Garfield Fun
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.