Our Mission Statement:
Here at GME we are committed to building strong relationships that promote high achievement by motivating our students, staff and partents to engage with, connect with, and explore learning everywhere!
We love to serve you and your children in the best way possible, and we are dreaming big for everyone. At GME we have 6 "Key" elements that we focus on to ensure that every student is successful, feels safe and knows they are loved everyday. Those "Keys" are...
Safety: I am safe from physical harm, embarrassment and the ability to be safe
We will maintain a safe, caring, nurturing enviroment free of fear of embarrassment or physical harm.
Valued Purpose: I have value for learning to work and succeed
We will maintain an enviroment in which students feel great value resulting in positive, effective efforts to support their success.
Love and Belonging: I feel included, accepted, "part of the group," and respected
We will maintain an environment where every student feels included and loved.
Fun and Enjoyment: I am fun and enjoy myself
We will maintain an environment where students are excited and enjoy learning.
Freedom and Independence: I have a sense of autonamy...I have valued choices
We will provide as many meaning choices as possible.
Success: I feel challenged, gaining something new, progressing and able to do so
We will maintain a challenging and effective learning environment in which previous accomplishments are validated, and students are coached to meet the standards.
May 28, 2016
Dear Families of GME,
At GME, we believe in building strong relationships that promote high achievement! For the 2016-17 school year, Graham Mesa Elementary continues to take this philosophy to new heights as our school is configured in instructional blocks for Reading, Writing, Math, Social Studies and Science for 1stthrough 4th grades. We are dedicated to meeting the specific needs of all the students as well as meeting the expectations of the standards for the 21st century. As a school, we believe that having dedicated content area teachers at each grade level will offer the benefits of higher quality and consistent instruction for all of our students.
Each day all students will receive instruction in Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Math, and Science from a teacher who is passionate about kids and their content area. Students will be assigned to a homeroom to begin and end their day. They will rotate through each content class in their grade level to receive appropriate challenges that can maximize their learning potential. Students benefit because they are exposed to the instructional wisdom of more than one teacher. Parent communication will come home from all the teachers that your child works with to continue to foster the strong relationships that we have built between home and school.
GME is excited to get to know all of our students and inspire them to be lifelong learners! Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.. We look forward to working with each of you to make your child’s next school year an exceptional experience. As you know, learning happens everywhere here at Graham Mesa Elementary.
The Graham Mesa Staff