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Thank you for visiting the website for San Gabriel PTA. We hope to share news about the activities, events, and our work on behalf of the students and families at San Gabriel Elementary School in Atascadero, CA. The activities and programs that our PTA directly supports through fundraising and/or volunteers include:
  • Educational field trips

  • School Assemblies

  • Scientist in Residence and Artist in Residence programs

  • Battle of the Books and Reading Incentive programs

  • Meet the Masters

  • Field Days

  • STEAM Expo

There are many ways that you can help. Please consider attending a PTA meeting, volunteering your time, providing goods or services, or making a donation to San Gabriel PTA. We are completely volunteer-run and appreciate any support. So please look around, contact us, and check back often for updates.




TALENT SHOW APPLICATIONS DUE FEB 22

posted Jan 31, 2018, 9:15 PM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 9:18 PM ]

TALENT SHOW APPLICATIONS DUE FEB 22

Come on San Gabriel Students! It’s such a blast!  Please join us in the fun!  San Gabriel Elementary Talent Show!

*Preview will be held at the San Gabriel Elementary Stage*

PLEASE WRITE DOWN THE FOLLOWING DATES ON YOUR CALENDAR:
  • APPLICATIONS DUE:  Thursday, February 22 in the office

  • ASSIGNED PREVIEW ORDER (approx.) WILL BE POSTED BY:  Monday, February 26, 2018 after school on the cafeteria door.

  • TALENT SHOW PREVIEW: Tuesday, February 27, 3:00-4:00 at the San Gabriel Stage (Your child can leave once his/her preview is complete.  Parents, please plan to stay and supervise your children during the auditions.

**Dress Rehearsal & Talent Show Performance will be announced.**

GUIDELINES:
1.**Limit your act to 2 minutes.**
2.  All acts must use only elementary school appropriate words, themes, and costumes (if in doubt, ask Mrs. Hoxie).
3. It is ok to lip sync (mock rock) & use accompaniment music like piano recorded on a cd.  There will not be someone available to accompany the performers on piano, this will have to be provided by performers or on a cd.
4.  Solos or small groups, instrumental or vocal, gymnastics routines, dramatic skits, poetry recitations, monologues, dance, juggling, stand-up comedy are all OK.
5.  Singers and dancers need to provide a copy of the lyrics to their songs and a CD copy of their music (one copy per group) when they turn in their permission forms by Thursday, February 22.
6. Any parents interested in assisting with auditions, decorations, refreshments or helping with props etc. during the performance should contact Rachel Hoxie (rachelhox@icloud.com) or fill out the info on the bottom of the next page.

BOX TOPS - DUE FEB 26

posted Jan 31, 2018, 8:40 PM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 8:41 PM ]

It's that time of year again!  Send your box tops in groups of 50 to your teacher by February 26th.  Please check expiration dates.  THANK YOU!

 

KINDERGARTEN INFO NIGHT - FEB 21

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:38 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 11:39 AM ]

San Gabriel will host a kindergarten information night on February 21st from 5:30-6:30pm.  The meeting is for incoming kindergarten and transitional kinder student families.  Kindergarten is turning 5 on or before Sept 1, 2018 and TK is turning 5 after Sept 1st and on or before Dec 2, 2018.
 

HARES 'N' HOUNDS FUN RUN - MARCH 3

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:25 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 11:25 AM ]

Register by 2/16/18 to secure correct T-shirt sizing.  Register using the form below or online here!

SPRING BOOK FAIR - MARCH 5-9

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:24 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 11:25 AM ]

The Spring Book Fair is coming!! 

When: March 5th thru March 9th Before School: 7:50-8:10 & After School: 2:45-4:00
Where: The Cafeteria

KISS Event:
Kids Invite Someone Special
Wednesday March 7th from 11:30-1:00 pm 

Battle of the Books: 
Students will receive a “5 Scholastic Dollars” for every battle book turned in at the book fair. Scholastic dollars can be used during the book fair towards the purchase of any item.  There is no limit on the number of battle books turned in!! The Battle Books collected will be given back to 4-6 grade teachers to use in their classrooms! Bring Battle Books to the cashier at the fair!! Cool!! 

Volunteer:
Please click this link to sign up to help work the book fair.  Easy, fun, and worth every minute!! Thanks for helping making the book fair a success!

See you at the book fair!!

SYLVESTER'S CARD - ORDER BY FEB 20

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:23 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 8:39 PM ]

GUARDIANS OF THE GARDEN - FEB 20

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:22 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 11:22 AM ]


GATORGRAMS - ORDER BY FEB 13

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:21 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette



SOUPER STAFF TREAT DAY - FEB 7

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:20 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 11:20 AM ]


Our next "Treat Day" is Wednesday, February 7th. We will be doing a Soup and Salad Bar! Let's show these teachers and staff how SOUPER they are!

Theme: Our Staff is Souper! (Soup and Salad Bar)

Where: Staff Lounge

Time: Morning Drop Off or before 11am

Sign up to bring something here!

STEAM EXPO - THANK YOU!

posted Jan 31, 2018, 11:19 AM by Jodie Cohen - Gator Gazette   [ updated Jan 31, 2018, 8:48 PM ]

The STEAM Expo was a huge success that would not have been possible without the help of a wonderful united community.  Ms. Kaul's class turned in 22 learning passports and won a Science Party for their class!  We had over 175 children attend this fabulous event and we would like the thank the following people and organizations.

Cal Poly
From Alpha Chi Sigma Fraternity: Daniel Sanderson and Emily Wilborn
From Liberal Studies department: Madison Hunstad
Central Coast Science Project Coordinator: Jenny Bush
The Cal Poly crew kept our little scientists intrigued with Gluep and Submarines. 

Paso High School
Mr. Mark Fairbanks and his many student helpers filled our stage and floor with a wonderful array of experiments for our students to explore including laying on a bed of nails and walking on glass!

Dr Hider and Dr. Huang from Primary Eyecare Associates
Dr. Hider and Dr. Huang performed Cow Eye Dissections allowing the students up close and personal interactions with an eyeball.

Mr. Ray Buban
Mr. Buban donated the chips to compliment our free hot dog dinner.  

San Gabriel Staff
Mrs. Anderson led our STEAM Expo Committee this year and organized our teacher helpers.  Thank you to Mrs. Sherer (Owl Pellets), Ms. Leoni (Gumdrop Polyhedrons), Mrs. Kirkpatrick (Drops on a Penny), Ms. Kaul (Against the Wind), Mrs. Calderwood (Chemistry in a Bag), Mrs. Platz (Balloon Rockets), Mrs. Reaney (Math Games) and Mrs. Havemann (Math Games).

STEAM Expo Committee
We had a fabulous supportive committee this year.  Vy Pierce and Stephanie Drexler (food prep/distribution), Cindy Morris and Ronnaug Purchase (teacher helpers), Jill Capozzoli, Montse Cross and Sandy Tomasini (Meet the Masters art), Rachel Hoxie (Scientific Cow Eye Drawing) along with our committee meeting attenders Shauna Ames, Melissa Cooper, Kristen Olsen, Liz Radtke, Jodie Cohen and Anne Shatara.  

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