Staff, students, and families enjoyed a prayer breakfast to start off the 2022-2023 school year. Home and School Leader, Toni Del Grande, prepared a delicious breakfast for all. Thank you Toni! Before the students left for their classroom, Pastor Witcombe led us in prayer. May this year be filled with excitement, fun, fruitful learning, and above all healthy and happy staff, students, and families.
With the help of teachers and volunteers, students have been enjoying planting, maintaining, and eating the fruits of their labor. They have raised cabbage, swiss chard, onions, potatoes, and tomatoes. Yum yum!
Home and School provided a FREE all green lunch for our students, including: pasta, salad, green beans, jello, bread, and cupcakes for dessert. We are so thankful to be eating together!
On December 4th, the students sang beautifully, "On Our Way to Bethlehem" and a Carol Medley. Thank you to Miss Willis for directing this wonderful performance.
On Thursday, November 21st the students enjoyed a Thanksgiving lunch put on by Toni Del Grande, the Home and School Coordinator, and a few volunteers. It was quite a feast and everyone enjoyed the food and company.
On Saturday, October 30th, students, staff, families, and friends enjoyed a Fall Festival with face painting, bean bag toss, balloon making, photo booth, sack racing, block/cup stacking, pumpkin painting, smore making, and two piñatas. It was a fun filled night that kids of all ages enjoyed!
Upper grade students arrived at 5:00 pm to put the finishing touches on their projects and to eat a spaghetti dinner provided by the school. Families and guests were also welcome to eat with the students and were asked to pay $5.00/plate. Students were at their stations by 5:45 pm for the interview portion of the judging. There was 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes for 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade. There was also a People's Choice Award so families/guests could vote for their favorite. All the students did a phenomenal job on their projects! We are very proud of all of them!
The evening began at 6 o'clock with a pizza dinner put on by Home and School. Then at 6:30 pm parents were invited into their child's classroom to learn more about the programs and plans for the year. Thank you to our teachers who work tirelessly to make sure our students get a well rounded education.
The first day of school started at 7:30 am with a breakfast for all the students and their families. A big THANK YOU to Toni Del Grande, Home and School Director, for putting this together. Before the students headed off to their classrooms, Loren Winn led us all in prayer. May this year be filled with excitement, fun, fruitful learning, and above all healthy and happy staff, students, and families.
Mrs. Willis comes to us from Washington State where she taught PreK - Kindergarten at Riverside Christian School. We are excited to welcome her to our school family and know she will be a great addition. Click here to learn more about Mrs. Willis.
Galt Adventist School participated in the "Parade of Lights" on the night of December 7th.
On December 7th, the students gave a wonderful performance of the story of Jesus' birth!
On Thursday, November 21st the students enjoyed a potluck lunch. All the families brought in a dish and a few parents and staff members all helped to make this day possible. After lunch the students had a pumpkin pie eating contest. Even the Home & School Coordinator, Toni Del Grande, got in the pie eating action.
During the annual Veterans' Dinner, the students sang twice for the audience. There was a lasagna dinner (dine-in and take-out), dessert, and raffle prizes. A special THANK YOU to all the troops, past and present, who have fought for our country!!! We are "Home of the Free" because of our "Brave."
This year the Harvest Festival took place in the school gym. There was a face painter, pumpkin stacking, a ping-pong toss, pumpkin coloring, a costume contest, dinner, cotton candy, and a s'mores cook out at the end of the night. It was a great night filled with fun!
The students and volunteers got to experience riding on the BART system to get to and from our destination. There were many stations inside the Exploratorium that were hands on and the students had a great time investigating them. There was even a water fountain in the form of a toilet that most of the students drank from. Are you brave enough to drink water from a toilet?
Congratulations to the students who participated in this year's STEM Expo. They all did a wonderful job! A special recognition goes to our winners:
In grades 6-8: Alora (1st place), Sofiya (2nd place), and Ava (3rd place)
In grades 3-5: Giovanna (1st place), Naomi (2nd place), and Abigail (3rd place)
People's Choice Awards: "Most Novel" (Alora), "Most Scientific" (Giovanna), "Most Artistic" (Julissa), and "Best in Show" (Leana).
Thank you to all the volunteers who made this carnival possible and a BIG thank you to Toni Del Grande for supplying the water slide and bounce house. The kids had a great time!
Thank you to everyone who made this remodel come to life. It looks phenomenal!
Getting together for a watermelon Back to School Night.
All the students were excited to start a new school year.
The Home & School Volunteers set up some fun activities for the school: cookie decorating, crafts, and games.
Our school families went for a hay ride out to a barn where we all enjoyed food, face painting, games and roasting s'mores over a fire.
We've started what we hope will be an annual tradition: lunch with local police officers. Our students had a wonderful surprise and we were able to share our hot lunch with four Galt Police Department officers.
After nearly a year serving in Iraq as a Chinook helicopter pilot, our mom Cynthia Jones surprised her daughters, Naomi and Mary. They were expecting her in a few days, but she came to pick them up from school on Tuesday, September 18. Fox 40 came and recorded the event and broadcast it in their evening news program, which you can see here. Fox40.com/2018/09/18/
Our students and teachers were excited to start a new school year.
We were happy to participate in National Night Out with other organizations in our community, including the Galt Police Department. Community members could make a free ceramic at our booth.
Galt Adventist School was named Business of the Month by the Galt Chamber of Commerce. Our principal, Cynthia Ackerman, accepted the award which recognizes our contributions in providing excellent education and service to our community.
The 2018 spring musical, titled "The Three Trees," told the story through song and drama of the tree which became the cross of Christ. All our students, grades K-8, were involved and learned through performing and music.