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Mrs. Marconi's Weekly Principal Message

Each week Mrs. Marconi sends out a message to all families. Here is her message for this week:

Dear Green Valley Families,

 We had a lot to celebrate on Friday, Jan. 27th  with Report Cards going home, student recognition assembly and PTA Reflection participants having several students moving on to the Ohio State PTA level.  Congratulations to all our students who earned charms and certificates!  We are entering the 3rd quarter and our students have set goals toward improving their performance academically.  We look forward to their continued success. This month GV will have a board presentation on February 9th and for our High Achievers on March 9th. 

 Attention Parents of 4th Grade Students - Mark your Calendars for either Feb 7th or 8th  6:00 - 8:00 pm at Valley Forge to learn more about Music Choices for 5th Grade students.   Click on link for more information: Recruitment Poster 22-23 (2).pdf

School of Choice Applications - Jan 2nd - 31st

I  want to remind families that are at Green Valley on a Special Transfer or Open Enrollment that they need to make sure to complete the Open Enrollment Application.  The application period is from January 2nd to January 31st.  Requests are approved on space available, order of receipt,  no fees owed, behavior and attendance.     Link to the School of Choice Page here:PCSD School Of Choice Info

Link to School of Choice Application here: PCSD School Of Choice Application 

February 7th -  Planning Meeting- Need your Input on New High School Building

GPD Group, our architectural partners, will host a planning meeting on Tuesday, February 7 at 4:00 in the Red Rees room for parents and staff members who live in the district. They will aim to best understand our priorities for the interior of the projected new high school. They will also engage us in preliminary planning of learning and community spaces to ensure that they design a facility to best reflect our needs and preferences.   Please use this link to register for the planning meeting: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwQh9xd8pI7BK3SSLm8nfPWS-u_JDz4dyO39YaMf_4jrCXMw/viewform?usp=sf_link.

 

 GV Week At A Glance 

 Monday, January 30th -   Blue Day Encore

Tuesday, January 31 -  Red  Day Encore 

3:30- 4:15 Choir  for 3rd and 4th grade students

 Wednesday,  February 1st  - White   Day Encore

8:45- 9:15 am PSE Banking 

 Thursday, February 2nd -  Blue  Day Encore

8:30 - 9:15 Choir in Music Room 

Happy Groundhogs Day!

3:30 PTA Meeting - Media Center - Intervention area

Friday,  February 3rd   - Red  Day Encore 

 

PCSD Logo    What is Happening in the PCSD

A Message from the Superintendent - May 2023 Bond Issue
Click the link above to view a message from our Superintendent, Charles Smialek, Ph.D.

February 7th -  Planning Meeting- Need your Input on New High School Building

GPD Group, our architectural partners, will host a planning meeting on Tuesday, February 7 at 4:00 in the Red Rees room for parents and staff members who live in the district. They will aim to best understand our priorities for the interior of the projected new high school. They will also engage us in preliminary planning of learning and community spaces to ensure that they design a facility to best reflect our needs and preferences.   Please use this link to register for the planning meeting: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwQh9xd8pI7BK3SSLm8nfPWS-u_JDz4dyO39YaMf_4jrCXMw/viewform?usp=sf_link.

February 24th - Princess Dance Party - Daughters pick your best guy - 6:00 - 8:00 PSH Cafeteria   Parma PTSA Princess Dance Party

March 16th PCPTA - Kalahari Fundraiser PC PTA Kalahari Fundraiser Information

Attention 4th Grade Families  Attached is the recruitment flyer for incoming 5th grade students for the 23-24 school year.  Please share this information with your students.  This year there is 1 central location and 2 dates for interested students to try out instruments and learn more about middle school band, choir and orchestra.  The dates are February 7th and 8th at Valley Forge from 6-8pm. Recruitment Poster 22-23 (2).pdf

March 25th Young Entrepreneur Day at Normandy- Grade 3 - 7

PCSD Culinary Arts Souper Sale:  PCSD Culinary Arts  is excited to announce their next large scale food sale. On Thursday, February 23rd they will be hosting Souper Sale 3 "The Return of the Paprikash!"  Learn more and order here: https://tinyurl.com/w44v5s58

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Consolidation Questions and Answers - January 10, 2023

We are answering your questions about next school year's consolidation. Click the link above to read our latest Q & A and submit your questions to consolidationquestions@parmacityschools.org.

Community Walking & Swimming Opportunities

PCSD  Calendar of Walking and Swimming Opportunities at our 3 High Schools.

PSE Banking  Students may join at any time and deposit money at their convenience on Wednesdays at  Green Valley.      Banking  takes place every Wednesday  - PSE Credit Union provides  banking  opportunities for our students  at Green Valley.  PSE envelopes are available just outside the office.    If you did not receive one or need another one please contact our office at 440-885-2431. 

PTA News 

PTA Meeting-  Feb 2nd at 3:30pm in the Media Center Intervention Area

 “Go For the Green!”  Happy New Year families! The Holidays may be over, but our Go for the Green Raffle still has another 5 months of amazing Grand Prizes! January's prize is catered to indoor fun! Air Hockey table, Arcade style basketball game and Cavaliers merchandise! Winner will be selected on January 31st. Contact Erica Brilla 216.533.2149 with any questions or for more tickets! Good luck!   

Spirit Wear - The PTA has a spirit wear sale that will run for the entire year. There is a HUGE selection to choose from!  Show your Green Valley Pride & buy something today!!     https://1stplace.sale/72137

Sign up for PTA Membership - use the link and or QR Code.GV QR single.pdf 

PTA also has a Remind App.  Please sign up for this so you can receive up-dates through text messages.  Information on the PTA Remind App should be in your child’s  GV folder from Open House or click on the flier below for instructions.  Remind table sign.pdf

Follow GV PTA  on Facebook.   https://www.facebook.com/GreenValleyElementaryPTA

 

Community Partnerships: Cuyahoga County Library:

 Upcoming/ongoing events/programs our PCSD families have available for them at several of our local libraries are: 

K-8 Success Centers (formally Homework Help Center) -Students who participate in the program receive homework assistance and/or academic enrichment from our center’s staff in the following subjects: English language arts, math, reading, science, and social studies. FLYER

Winter Reading Game - December 1, 2022 - February 28, 2023 Preschool to Grade 5 - Read books to collect colorful brag tags to wear! Get a mini game board at Parma-Powers Branch.Record your books and add stickers to your chart. Get a cable to hold your tags with the first award.   Click link here for information https://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/7161918

 

Thank you for your support,

Mrs. Jacqueline Marconi

Green Valley Elementary, Principal

 

Clarity, Communication & Consistency

District Goals

  • Increase student achievement.

  • Improve transparency throughout our communities. 

  • Practice fiscal responsibility

Other School Resources & Documents 

Breakfast & Lunch Information

Nutrition Services Updates -  Families will be charged for school lunches this year.  Breakfast will be offered daily at 8:45 each morning to be served at school.  Meal Applications - Free/Reduced Meal applications need to be completed by Sept. 30 for this year.  Elementary School Lunch options - daily there are 3 options: Main Hot Entree/ PB&J/  and a Cold Entree.  

Menu link - https://www.parmacityschools.org/Page/2590

Free & Reduced Lunch Application - https://www.parmacityschools.org/Page/1078

How to Purchase Meals - https://www.parmacityschools.org/Page/7090