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2022-2023 School Year

Thanksgiving School Lunch

On Thursday, November 17th, the students enjoyed a Thanksgiving lunch put on by Toni Del Grande, the Home and School Coordinator, and a few volunteers. Parents provided the potluck food that everyone enjoyed. It was quite a feast! We have many blessings to be thankful for!


Veterans Dinner 

On the evening of November 10th, Veterans past and present were given a lasagna dinner at no charge. The event was sponsored by the Galt Seventh-Day Adventist Church and all were welcomed to attend. The lower grade students sang the "Star-Spangled Banner" and raffle prizes were available to win. Thank you to all of the men and women who have served our country!


Fall Festival

On Saturday, October 29th, students, staff, families, and friends enjoyed a Fall Festival with face painting, bean bag toss, balloon making, photo booth, pumpkin painting, cookie decorating, ring and coin toss, tick-tac-toe, and touch and feel mystery boxes. Spaghetti dinner was served for a fee and prizes were given out to best costumes in three different age groups. It was a fun filled night that kids of all ages enjoyed!


History Fair

On Thursday, October 27th, upper grade students transformed themselves into their historical person and spoke with spectators. A pasta dinner was served and awards were given out. All the students did a phenomenal job and we are very proud of them!


K-3 Grade Field Trip to Fog Willow Farm

On Tuesday, October 18th, students enjoyed their outing to Fog Willow Farms where they got to meet goats, horses, sheep, pigs, fowl, bees, calves, and a tortoise. They took a hay ride and got to pick out a pumpkin to take home.

 


Back to School Night

Back to School Night took place on the evening of August 25th. It was a success with students, families, and staff coming together to enjoy dinner. Families wrote words of encouragement for their child(ren) that will be displayed in the gym for the entire school year. Students boasted about the work they have been completing and teachers spoke with parents.


Welcome Back to School!

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.


2021-2022 School Year

Start of the School Garden

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, tomatoes, and green beans. Yum yum!

St. Patrick's Day Lunch

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!


Christmas Program 2021

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.


Thanksgiving Lunch for the Students

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.


Fall Festival

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!


Science Fair, October 21, 2021

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!

 

 


Back to School Night, August 26, 2021

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.

 


Welcome Back to School!

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.


2020-2021 School Year

Introducing our new lower-grade teacher, Mrs. Lisa Willis.

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.


2019-2020 School Year

Parade of Lights

Galt Adventist School participated in the "Parade of Lights" on the night of December 7th.

 

 


Christmas Program 2019

On December 7th, the students gave a wonderful performance of the story of Jesus' birth!


Thanksgiving Lunch for the Students

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.


Veterans' Dinner November 7, 2019

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."


Fall Festival October 26, 2019

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!

 


Exlporatorium Field Trip October 10, 2019

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?


STEM Expo October 17, 2019

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).


Back to School Carnival September 29, 2019

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!

 


Remodel Grand Opening September 25, 2019

Thank you to everyone who made this remodel come to life. It looks phenomenal!


Back to School Night August 22, 2019

Getting together for a watermelon Back to School Night.


First Day of School August 12, 2019

All the students were excited to start a new school year.



2018-2019 School Year

Valentine's Day

The Home & School Volunteers set up some fun activities for the school: cookie decorating, crafts, and games.


Fall Festival 2018

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.


Lunch with local police officers

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.

 

 


Army Captain Cynthia Jones surprises her daughters

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/


First Day of School

Our students and teachers were excited to start a new school year.


National Night Out

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.


Business of the Month

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.


Spring Musical

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. 

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