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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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News

7/25/17

Van Gogh Charter School

Kindergarten “Meet and Greet”

 

Please join us to get to know other Van Gogh families coming to our school for TK and Kindergarten.

 

When:  Friday , August 11th, 2017

 

Time:  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

 

Where:  Kindergarten Yard

 

 

Bring a blanket and we will see you there!

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Important School Holidays

2017

08/15: School Starts

09/01: Admissions Day

09/04: Labor Day

09/21: Unassigned Holiday

10/12: Unassigned Holiday

11/10: Veteran's Day

11/20-22: Unassigned Days

11/23-24: Thanksgiving Break

2018

12/18/17-01/05/18: Winter Break

01/15: M.L.King Jr. Day

02/19: President's Day

03/26-03/30-Spring Break

04/02: Cesar E. Chavez Day

05/28: Memorial Day

06/08: 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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WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Happy Summer!!!

 

 

School resumes on Tuesday, August 15th.

 

TK/KINDERGARTEN MEET N' GREET

7/25/17

Van Gogh Charter School

Kindergarten “Meet and Greet”

 

Please join us to get to know other Van Gogh families coming to our school for TK and Kindergarten.

 

When:  Friday , August 11th, 2017

 

Time:  10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

 

Where:  Kindergarten Yard

 

 

Bring a blanket and we will see you there!

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More Than a Meal

All students need a to have a meal application filled out whether they will be participating in the program or not. We need 100% participation.  Thank you for your support!!

Click here for the online application

CALENDAR

 

August  2017 Pillar: Caring  Song: America the Beautiful

08/11 - Kindergarten Meet & Greet 10:00-11:30 a.m.
08/14 - Pupil Free
08/15 - First Day of School     
08/25 - Candidate Statements Due for School Site/Governance Council
             & English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC)
08/29 - Back to School Night 5:30-7:00 p.m.
     
         September  2017 Pillar: Caring  Song: America the Beautiful
09/01- No School - Admission Day
09/04 -No School - Labor Day
09/05- Standing Committees meet at 1:45 p.m.
09/07 -Orientation/Elections for SSC/Gov. Council & ELAC
09/12 -SSC/Gov. Council meeting 2:45 p.m.
09/14 -Picture Day
09/15- Principal's Chat 8:15 a.m.
09/21 -No School - Unassigned day
09/27 -Shortened Day 1:35 p.m. dismissal for Instructional Communication
09/28 -Shortened Day 1:35 p.m. dismissal for Instructional Communication
09/29 -Student of the Month Celebration 

 

 
 

 

A HUGE THANK YOU !

Van Gogh expresses a HUGE THANKS to:

 

The Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund for providing Kadima Conservatory Scholarships and their continued support  for our computer lab and 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 school needs YOUR HELP! Volunteers are needed for our MORNING DROP-OFF VALET.  Student safety is a priority, and the more support we have, the safer our students will be.  Please see the main office to help.

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

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER PILLAR: CARING OCTOBER PILLAR: MANNERS NOVEMBER PILLAR: KINDNESS DECEMBER PILLAR: RESPONSIBILITY JANUARY PILLAR: FAIRNESS FEBRUARY PILLAR: TRUSTWORTHINESS MARCH PILLAR: CITIZENSHIP APRIL PILLAR: RESPECT MAY/JUNE PILLAR: PERSEVERENCE
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Students Recognized for Classroom Achievements

September

Outstanding Listener: Clarissa Trujillo, Alec Bezyan, Reece Dickens, Emmanuel Dominguez, Paul Hemming, Sarah Marmol, Mikel Pruett, Sarah Eskandari

Eager Reader: Esther Rivas

Marvelous Manners:   Madalynn Galvan

Stellar Student:   Sophia Dao

Perfect Penmanship:   Aaron Singh

Excellent Writer:   Jordin Lim

Amazing Artist:   Alina Alajajyan

Lover of Learning:   Navreet Khosa

Splendid Speller:   Mannat Kaur

Caring:   Narek Kalayci

Awesome Athlete:   Juliana Piskoulian

Special Friend:   Arlen Telimi

Helpful :   Diego Reyes Barajas

Outstanding Vocabulary:   Richard Libby

Great Transition:    Evan Azarloza

October 

Outstanding Listener: Tatiana Bobadilla, Brandon Duvon, Iliana Velasco, Joe Romansik

Excellent Effort: Natalia Arteaga, Audriana Tidwell, Aliyah Barcena

Great Participation: Jaslyn Mendez, Dylan Gomez, Ryan Dudley

Academic Achievement: Janessa Jacinto

Great Improvement: Ava Majyan

Awesome Attitude: Mia Floyd

Remarkable Reader: Gabriel Vodnak

Outstanding Speller: Nicolas Puentes

Helping Hands: Adrian Trujillo

Leadership: Kareem Shalaby

Awesome Athlete: Hayk Nalbandyan

Start Artist: Frida Soto

Vocabulary: Ayisha Tazi

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