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.