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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,
     This week our valet volunteers are from Mrs. Pica's class.  Thank you for helping us ensure the safe arrival of our students. This is an exciting week with our Fall Festival on Friday.  Now for a PTO message.

Hello Van Gogh Parents,

This is Allison Rekrut, your PTO President.

This Friday, Friends of Van Gogh Presents Nightmare Before Christmas Fall Festival!! 6-7:30 is our Trunk or Treat, 6-9:30 is our food & games & the Oogie Boogie Bash is from 7-9! Don’t miss out!
Fall Festival Presale Tickets are available for purchase! Not only will this save you time on the night of the event but you will also receive bonus incentives for purchasing early!
A $40 wristband gets you unlimited games, which happen to be exceptional this year, admission into our super special Oogie Boogie Bash, character meet & greet with Sally & Jack, a signature drink, and a glow item! This special deal will not be available the night of the event so take advantage of our Presale! You can also pre-purchase tickets with additonal free bonus tickets at our Presale. We will have a table outside the office on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for ticket purchasing convenience. You can also buy tickets online at www.friendsofvangogh.com    via the Buy Tickets button. Our Presale ends on Wed. Oct. 23rd online and at the school.

Calling all Volunteers! We need you! Please sign up for at least one shift at our event so that we can all enjoy this night! The sign-up genius can be found in this email or through your room parent! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b49a9a628a2f58-thenightmare1

We also need all those donations we requested from each grade level!
TK, K & 1st Individually wrapped NUT FREE candy
2nd Cases of bottled water and sodas
3rd pumpkins of all sizes
4th the baking items have all been accounted for but please bring in ASAP if you haven’t already
5th Gift cards
All donations can be left in the office!

This event will be absolutely unforgettable and I can hardly wait!

Thank You and Good Night!

 

 

HALLOWEEN PARADE

OCTOBER 31ST

8:30 a.m.

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 78% registration!!!!!!!!  We need 22% 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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HELP OUR SCHOOL!

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

 

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