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Welcome to our school!

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Contact

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

2019

08/20: School Starts

08/30: Admissions Day

09/02: Labor Day

09/30: Unassigned Holiday

10/09: Unassigned Holiday

11/11: Veteran's Day

11/25-27: Unassigned Days

11/28-29: Thanksgiving Break

2020

12/23/19-01/10/20: Winter Break

01/13/20 - Second Semester Begins

01/20: M.L.King Jr. Day

02/17: President's Day

04/03: Unassigned Day - Cesar E. Chavez Day

04/06-04/10-Spring Break

05/25: Memorial Day

06/12: 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

 

Good Evening Van Gogh Staff and Families,
           Our Fall Festival was an incredible event!! Thanks to the parents who worked so hard to make this happen despite all of the circumstances!  The food, desserts, games, volunteers, trunk or treat, and the Oogie Boogie lounge were unbelievable.!!!   You are a true testament of what a village can do and will do for their children and families. Thank you !!  Please join us for our monthly Monday morning assembly.  There will be a presentation by our 3rd graders in honor of Veterans’ Day.  Our valet volunteers this week are from Ms. Perry class.  We appreciate your time and support to keep our students safe.  Send in your extra Halloween candy and we will be donating it to LSS Community Care Center.  Your UNICEF boxes should be in by Tuesday, November 5th.  Be sure to send in your grade level donation for the Van Gogh/YMCA Thanksgiving Baskets by Friday, November 8th..  Grade level donations are listed on our website at Van Gogh School Loop.   This Friday 11/8, We will have a Principal Chat at 8:15 a.m. and at 9:00 a.m. we will have Paula Coleman here presenting LAUSD Unified Enrollment - CHOICES. Friday is also Spirit Day with a Patriotic/American Theme in honor of Veterans’ Day.  Enrichment classes for this session will end this week except Theatre and Children’s Orchestra.  There will be no school on Monday, November 11th in honor of Veterans’ Day.   Enjoy your evening! I look forward to seeing you tomorrow at our assembly!!

Sincerely,
Ms. Merloni

 

 

Van Gogh Charter & YMCA

Make a Difference- Donate to our Thanksgiving Baskets (Grade level Donations due by Fri. 11/8/19)

                                                                           

                                                                                      

Gravy Pack - Grade TK

Box of Stuffing - Grade K

Cake Mix - Grade 1st

Chicken Broth - Grade 2nd

Canned Veggies - Grades 3rd & 4th

Cranberry Sauce- Grade 5th

$15 Grocery Gift Cards are also a great donation.

CALENDAR

INTERESTED IN THE LOTTERY FOR 2020-21????

Affiliated Charter Schools will be included in the 2020-2021 Choices Brochure, paper application and online application platform, GoTo.Lausd.Net.

 

All non-resident students interested in attending an L.A. Unified Affiliated Charter school for the 2020-2021 school year must apply through Unified Enrollment at GoTo.Lausd.Net or submit a paper

application found in the Choices Brochure. Resident students will follow the current enrollment procedures and do not need to apply through Unified Enrollment.

WE APPRECIATE YOU !

Van Gogh expresses a HUGE THANKS to:

 

The Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund for their generous donation to support ALL of our technological needs for the 2019-20 School Year!!!

 

Our Friends of Van Gogh PTO for their hard work and commitment to fundraising to meet the needs of Van Gogh. We appreciate their support in funding teacher assistants, computer lab assistant, library aide, psychiatric social worker, and the YMCA Play program for the 2019-20 School Year!!!

 

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 2019-20.

 

 

Volunteer Application Process

 

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!

PARENT HOMEWORK!!! LET'S GET 100% PARENT PARTICIPATION!!!!!!!!!!!!

Parent Portal:  We are at 80% registration!!!!!!!!  We need 20% to register at: http://parentportal.lausd.net

 

Meal Applications:  We are at 97% registration!!!!!!!!  We need 3% to fill out the meal application or declare that they are a non-participant by accessing the online meal application. https://www.myschoolapps.com/Home/PickDistrict

 

      Remember parents we need 100%!!!!!!!!!!

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Students Recognized for Character

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