We are truly grateful for our amazing students, staff, families and community. Thank you for allowing Garza Elementary the opportunity to serve you! Happy Thanksgiving! 💜🦄💙🤍
2 days ago, Nancy Valenzuela
Thanksgiving
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 4 Empathy What is empathy? The ability to understand and share the thinking and emotions of others. At R. Garza Elementary, we believe that with acceptance, kindness, and strength we stand united. What are Words Really? Written by Alexi Lubomirski Dr. Avila, School Counselor Read Aloud https://youtu.be/Cb5Ly4dK1jQ Author's Message https://youtu.be/RmdJJ5LV2zA
17 days ago, Rosie Campos
What are Words Really?
R. Garza Elementary Fall Scholastic Book Fair Scan the QR code or click the link below to create a student eWallet. https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/garzaelementaryschool5 Join us at the Scholastic Book Fair for Family Night on Monday, November 7th from 4:00-6:30 pm. We welcome Valley author Eliza M. Garza who will be joining us for a read aloud and book signing of her Spanglish book Raspas con mi Grandpa. Get your copy from the author at the book fair. You won't want to miss out!
22 days ago, Rosie Campos
Book Fair
Raspas con mi Grandpa
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 1 Self-Awareness What is self-awareness? The ability to know your character, thoughts, actions and emotions. At R. Garza Elementary, we are a community of learners who are accepted, loved, and safe. Dr. Avila, School Counselor Read Aloud https://youtu.be/p3VL6Rwccq8
24 days ago, Rosie Campos
I AM ME
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 5 Social Skills What is social skills? The ability to interact with others through positive communication and listening. At R. Garza Elementary, we use our strengths, interests, and talents to make a positive change in our community. What Do You Do With a Problem? Written by Kobi Yamada Read Aloud https://youtu.be/UrElYjbllTk “What Do You Do With a Problem? is a story for anyone, at any age, who has ever had a problem that they wished would go away. It's a story to inspire you to look closely at that problem and to find out why it's here. Because you might discover something amazing about your problem... and yourself.”
about 1 month ago, Rosie Campos
What do you do with a Problem?
R. Garza Elementary invites you to attend our STEAM Family Science Night Thursday, October 27th from 5:00 to 6:30 P.M. Learn together and have fun at the same time. Food and snacks will be sold by PTO.
about 1 month ago, Rosie Campos
STEAM NIGHT
Monday, October 31st is Character Dress Up Day. Please follow school dress code and no costume masks allowed.
about 1 month ago, Rosie Campos
Character Dress Up Day
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 4 Empathy What is Empathy? The ability to understand and share the thinking and emotions of others. At R. Garza Elementary, we believe that with acceptance, kindness, and strength we stand united.
about 1 month ago, Rosie Campos
What does PEACE feel like?
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 3 Motivation The ability to work toward a goal and finish it even when it is challenging. At R. Garza Elementary, we know and believe that we can do anything that we set our minds to do. Read Aloud Smarts! Everybody’s Got Them https://youtu.be/IIbJnew_u3A Smarts! Everybody’s Got Them explains and depicts the eight ways that everyone is smart and shows us how we can get better at each one—even when we make a mistake. There are actually eight types of smarts: *Word Smarts *Music Smarts *Number Smarts *Picture Smarts *Body Smarts *People Smarts *Self Smarts *Nature Smarts "You can be as smart as you want in lots of different ways! The more you like something and the more you work at it the smarter you get."
about 2 months ago, Rosie Campos
Smarts! Everybody 's Got Them
Join our Storybook Pumpkin Patch. Decorate a pumpkin as your favorite storybook character. (No carved or cut Pumpkins). Bring your pumpkins to school on Friday, October 21st. Pumpkins will be displayed in the library and "Too Spooky For Me" STEAM Night. Parents may take their pumpkins home during this event. All remaining Pumpkins will go home Friday, October 28th.
about 2 months ago, Rosie Campos
Storybook Pumpkin Patch
Join us on Thursday, October 27th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM for a night of interactive STEAM Activities. Families are welcome to wear their favorite storybook costumes. (No costume masks are allowed.) Storybook Pumpkins will be displayed in this event.
about 2 months ago, Rosie Campos
Too Spooky for Me STEAM Night
Emotional Intelligence Self Regulation Core Competency 2 What is Self-Regulation? The ability to manage your thoughts, behavior, emotions, and body movements according to the situation. At R. Garza Elementary, we learn to sort and define our emotions and make the right choices. https://youtu.be/IgtalyiH1Vk
about 2 months ago, Rosie Campos
Self Regulation
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 1 Self Awareness What is self-awareness? The ability to know your character, thoughts, actions and emotions. At R. Garza Elementary, we are a community of learners who are accepted, loved and safe. Dr. Avila, School Counselor https://youtu.be/v7nxu4NKg1M Read Aloud THIS IS A SCHOOL written by John Schu https://youtu.be/OTXvSSx73nk
about 2 months ago, Rosie Campos
THIS IS A SCHOOL
Emotional Intelligence Core Competency 5-Social Skills What are social skills? The ability to interact with others through positive communication and listening. At R. Garza Elementary, we use our strengths, interests, and talents to make a positive change in our community. Read Aloud PK-2nd https://youtu.be/aZGdwTqMGWo Read Aloud 3rd-5th Grade https://youtu.be/ma1F9QHAYJg Companion Activity PowerPoint PreK-5th https://bit.ly/3BYwELu
2 months ago, Rosie Campos
Hands Are Not for Hitting
It was a great day at R. Garza Elementary to connect and collaborate, and to celebrate self-expression during International Dot Day with Peter H. Reynolds. https://youtu.be/E9NCoI1SvgQ
2 months ago, Rosie Campos
International Dot Day
Emotional Intelligence Empathy Core Competency 4 At R. Garza Elementary, we believe that with acceptance, kindness, and strength we stand united. Dr. Avila, School Counselor youtu.be/hNJ-0rjkab4 Video Link and PPT Presentation bit.ly/3xjwLie
2 months ago, Rosie Campos
You, Me and Empathy
Emotional Intelligence Motivation Core Competency 3 At R. Garza Elementary, we know and believe that we can do anything that we set our minds on doing. Dr. Avila, School Counselor https://youtu.be/kgwfmbp-7Ik I Believe I Can https://youtu.be/3H-Y041pTZg
3 months ago, Rosie Campos
I Believe I Can
Emotional Intelligence Self Regulation Core Competency 2 What is Self-Regulation? The ability to manage your thoughts, behavior, emotions, and body movements according to the situation. At R. Garza Elementary, we learn to sort and define our emotions and make the right choices. Howard B. WiggleBottom Learns to Listen Read Aloud-PreK-3rd Grade https://youtu.be/LG-CfVsWxF4 I Can Handle It! Read Aloud 4th-5th Grade https://youtu.be/Nxl0fHOiAqs Self-Regulation Skills: Why They Are Fundamental Video 4th-5th Grade https://youtu.be/m4UGDaCgo_s
3 months ago, Rosie Campos
Self Regulation
Emotional Intelligence Self Awareness Core Competency 1 Dr. Avila, School Counselor https://youtu.be/mb8xEjGpn2w A Letter from Your Teacher on the First Day of School Read Aloud https://youtu.be/d5cDeFBCeos Mrs. Campos, School Librarian Read Aloud youtu.be/NyjjSxlCUvA
3 months ago, Rosie Campos
Self Awareness
Please join us August 18 for a presentation and discussion on safety & security measures McAllen ISD has in place for the protection of students and staff at our schools. Join us at McAllen High School from 6-7:30pm
4 months ago, McAllen ISD
McAllen ISD Safety and Security