We are excited to share that online ordering from the GLC library is now available! Students can order books online and families can pick them up during Thursday distribution times. Information and links can be found by selecting the School Library icon in Clever, going to For Students on our website, or clicking on the title above. Please note that orders must be made in full day in advance for Thursday pick-up. Thank you and happy reading!
Back-to-School Night is always an important event - and this year it is even more so! We encourage all GLC families to join us for Back-to-School Night on Tuesday, 9/1. Teachers will present three times each. One of the three sessions will be in Spanish. Parents may choose which session to join. Additional information has been sent via email and ClassTag. See you then!
GLC offers parents choice in public schools. Tuition-free & open to students across Visalia. No inter-district agreements or transfer requests necessary. Gr TK-6 plus 7-8 middle school program. Tech-rich, innovative, & student-centered. Join us for 20-21!
GLC promoted it's first 8th gr class this year! We are so proud of their growth & believe deeply in their potential. Our students will go on to every VUSD high school, as well as University Preparatory High School. They will participate in traditional & Linked Learning academies. Congratulations 8th grade students! Click on the article to watch the 2020 GLCS Promotion Video.
We hope you have picked up your VUSD curriculum packet! In an effort to provide additional support, GLC teachers have created a Google site for further enrichment. In an effort to create consistency between school and home, these are directly related to the activities and curriculum used here at GLC. Follow along with your GLC teachers doing Science experiments, directed drawings, read-alouds, and more!
The community of Visalia has a number of agencies available to help families in need. The Bethlehem Center provides daily meals and food distribution. Visalia Emergency Aid includes a food pantry and diaper program. And, 2-1-1 Tulare County connects families with resources, services, and opportunities. Go to "Community Support" under the "For Parents" link above to access these resources.
As part of the Visalia Unified School District, GLC will be closed through Monday, April 13th. We have posted descriptions and login information for some of the online learning resources that our students are familiar with from school. The District is also putting together additional learning resources. Please reach out to us by phone or email if you have any questions. We want our families to know we are here to support them during this extraordinary time. Please go to "At Home Learning" under the "For Parents" link above to access these resources.
Many of our parents have asked about some of the new state guidelines which allow us to bring back students for one-to-one services and in small stable cohorts (groups), so I wanted to give you an update on our plans.
VUSD is seeking your input regarding our plan for in-person and distance learning. The slides are part of the presentation that was shared during the September 8th board meeting. Please add questions or comments you feel are important for VUSD to answer or know.
We understand how important it is to attend to the social and emotional needs that arise during this time of uncertainty related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and school closures. If you need social emotional support or encouragement or just someone to talk through worries and concerns you have, our school psychologists and school social workers are here to talk with you. Click on the headline to read more.
Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) offers a powerful means to explore and express our emotions, build relationships, and support each other – children and adults alike – during this challenging time. Visit the VUSD Social Emotional Wellness Resources During COVID19 website to find resources and tools to help support the social emotional wellness of students, parents, and educators.
Do you live in Visalia and have a child who is turning 4 years old on or before December 1, 2020? If so, you can begin enrolling your child for the 2020-2021 school year. Click on the headline for more information, including locations and enrollment requirements.