Family Engagement Team

Spring Curriculum Night
Join us for a night of fun with our Spring Starry Night Art Expo Wednesday,  March 15th 6:00pm to 8;30pm.  We will have telescopes available for star gazing, student musical performances, Virtual reality demonstration, Student art displays and interactive activites for the whole family. There will be oportunities to purchase food supporting the PTSA .
Fall Curriculum Night
Starry Night science and Art Exhibit on November 2nd  was a great success! Over 300 people enjoyed the interactive booths from a cake space-walk, lunar phases with oreos, oragami, spin art  and Virtual reality tech experience. All melded with our new Art wall designed by Mrs. Seabolt, Mr. Donnellys  art class displayed  projects with focus on space. And the exceptional Ed class displayed a group art panel that defined what they learned about our solar system.

Please plan on joining us for our Spring Starry Night Science and Art Expo on March 15th, 2023 from  6-830 pm This will  expand on the November event and  include more activities like telescopes, poetry, drama and musical performances.
The purpose of the Gridley Family Engagement Team is to provide resources, opportunities and support for family participation in education. We tailor this to meet our community's needs in the following areas:
Help parents understand the educational process and their role in supporting student achievement. Provide an opportunity for parents to learn about the course of study for their children and review learning materials.

Provide communication between school and home that is regular, two-way and meaningful. Each school will support all families when they need to express themselves in their native language, carrying out the translations in English, thus giving equal participation to all the parents in the different scenarios. Each school will establish expectations on parent involvement, and provide list of expectations to the families through the parent/student compact.

Each school will inform all families of the minimum participation required cooperating with the academic development of their children. Tucson Unified School district will provide teamwork alternatives for the families who cannot come to school during regular hours.

Learning at Home
Inform parents about grade level expectations to include grade level Standards and Performance Objectives. This information should be shared with students. Inform parents of policies regarding homework, discipline, attendance and other issues of importance to students, parents and the school. Provide opportunities for parents to be informed about their student's progress toward attaining proficiency on state and district academic standards. Information will explain how the student's progress will be measured and how parents will be informed of such progress.

Decision Making
Consult with and encourage parents to share in school planning and in the setting of objectives through school committees and school council. Encourage formal organizations for parents at each school.

Collaborating with the Community
In partnership with the parents, seek community resources to strengthen school programs
Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, August 23 at 10:00 am in the library
Tuesday, October18th Quarter I meeting 10:30am in the Library
March meeting will be rescheduled date and time TBD
Team Members
Becky Jo Baker, Community Liaison--Facilitator
Rosana Ortiz-Montoya, Principal
William Rosenberg, Assistant Principal
Tina Prewett, MTSS, Certified
Angela Tenace, Certified
LIsa Kestly, Parent 
Marisela Dorame, Parent 
Tim Watson, Classified Staff
Linda Fountain,  Community member (Desert Hope Lutheran Church)
Family Engagement Team Agenda