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17160 Van Gogh St.

Granada Hills, CA 91344

Phone: 818.360.2141

Fax: 818.831.9081

Office hours: 7:30am-4:30pm


Principal: Pamela Merloni

SAA: Raquel Acosta

Office Tech: Nancy Zweben

 

Title lX Complaint Manager:  Pamela Merloni

pmerloni@lausd.net

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Important School Holidays

2018

08/14: School Starts

08/31: Admissions Day

09/03: Labor Day

09/10: Unassigned Holiday

09/19: Unassigned Holiday

11/12: Veteran's Day

11/19-21: Unassigned Days

11/22-23: Thanksgiving Break

2019

12/17/18-01/04/19: Winter Break

01/07/19 - Second Semester Begins

01/21: M.L.King Jr. Day

02/18: President's Day

04/01: Unassigned Day - Cesar E. Chavez Day

04/15-04/19-Spring Break

05/27: Memorial Day

06/07: Last Day of School

 

 

Opening Message from Principal Merloni

Click here to view Principal Merloni's newsletter message for the opening school year.

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School Tours

Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Please note that Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. has been changed to Thursday, March 14th at 9:00 a.m.

CALENDAR

See Updated Calendar as of 01/29/19
Van Gogh Calendar
 

 

Weekly Announcements

Good Evening Van Gogh Staff and Families,
     This week our valet volunteers are from Mrs. Haratian's class.

 

Tues: 3/19 -TK-3rd grade Spring Photos

 

Wed: 3/20 -  -1st grade field trip to the Petersen Museum
                     -5th grade Panorama Picture at 8:15 a.m.
                     -4th/5th grade Spring Photos
                    -Parent Meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the library - Graduation   
                     Requirements, Growth Mindset, College Awareness, and       
                      Attendance  
Thurs: 03/21 -
                    -Lunch/Movie with Ms. Merloni for students whose parents
                     attended a Parent Workshop.
Fri:  03/22 -  Spirit Day - Sports Day
                   -5th grade field trip to the CA Science Center
                   -2nd grade field trip to the Petersen Museum.

 

RESERVE YOUR CHILD'S YEARBOOK COPY EARLY. Buy online and we will send your copy with your child when they arrive. Here’s the direct link to copy and paste:  https://nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjostensyearbooks.com%2F%3FREF%3DA09855231&data=02%7C01%7Cpmerloni%40lausd.net%7C83327fc582c549f27c8f08d6a34ec3ec%7C042a40a1b1284ac48648016ffa121487%7C0%7C1%7C636875956027160167&sdata=lKUFNUmfpnB2SgCGBc500%2F5CizfuT8UpyAdnGfplt6o%3D&reserved=

NOTE: online sale is available until April 15th. after that, you can purchase your copy directly from the office.

We have been working on our Budget 2019-20.  Without our PTO we would not be able to fund vital programs at Van Gogh that benefit your students and all of the Van Gogh community.  Please continue to support our PTO fundraising events with your donations and volunteering your time. It takes all of us to make a difference.  Thank you to our committed PTO Board members for their time, commitment, love and support for Van Gogh!!! We truly appreciate you!!!

Sincerely,
Ms. Merloni
                     

A HUGE THANK YOU !

Van Gogh expresses a HUGE THANKS to:

 

The Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund for  their continued support  for our computer lab an our technological needs.

 

The Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council for their generous contribution for library books and physical education equipment!

 

Councilman Mitch Englander's office for his generous contribution to our school.  Funds will support our students in a variety of ways.

Calling All Volunteers!!!

Our Van Gogh volunteers are an important part of our school's success!!!  Volunteers help with Breakfast in the Classroom, classroom support, PTO Events, and our Safety Valet.  Please review the requirements for all volunteers for 2018-19.

 

Volunteer 2018-19

 

Volunteer Application Process 2018-19

LOST AND FOUND

Please label your student's jackets, backpacks, and lunch boxes with their name.  This will help ensure that lost items may be found.  Our collection of unclaimed items grows rapidly and is donated to charity at the end of each month.

 

Peanut Policy

Please support us......Due to students with severe peanut allergies, we request that snacks and lunches stay PEANUT FREE! 

We would appreciate your support in avoiding sending foods that contain peanuts or any other form of tree nuts, such as sandwich crackers filled with peanut butter, granola bars, and trail mix.

Some healthy & nutritional alternatives include: ham, roast beef, tuna, egg salad, cream cheese and jelly sandwiches, hard-boiled eggs, fruit salad, yogurt & fruit, fruit rollups, apples with caramel, hummus, celery & carrot sticks, animal crackers, popcorn, pudding or Jell-o, and Rice Krispie Treats. Thank you for your cooperation!

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Students Recognized for Character

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HELP OUR SCHOOL!

Click on the logos below to see how you can help Van Gogh earn money online!

 

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