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GALA Newsletter - November 2016
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Remembering Fialeny Hernandez
Our community is mourning the loss of Fialeny Hernandez, a first grade student in the Mandarin Immersion Program at GALA.  Fialeny passed away on November 2, 2016.  We are very grateful to have had the opportunity to serve such a beautiful, kind, sassy young lady that always had a smile on her face. Fialeny was loved by everyone that knew her, she had many friends, and she loved school. Fialeny was on her way to become trilingual, as she was already bilingual in Spanish and English.  On November 8, family and friends celebrated Fialeny's life with a gathering and balloon release at GALA. We miss Fialeny every day and her spirit will live in our hearts forever.


Giving Thanks for #GivingTuesday
GALA is thankful to Media Design Imaging (MDI) for their leadership to give back to the community on #GivingTuesday, November 29, 2016.  MDI spent the day filming at GALA to produce a video that will give us the opportunity to show the magic that happens everyday at our school.

Additionally, GALA raised more than $1,000 in less then 24 hours through our online #GivingTuesday fundraiser - Thank you for supporting GALA!

Northeast Ohio Parent - GALA School of the Week
GALA was named School of the Week by Northeast Ohio Parent magazine! This nomination highlights schools that offer an innovative and high quality option for students throughout the region. We are so proud to be recognized. 


See our great spotlight at: http://northeastohioparent.com/school-week-mandarin-spanish-immersion-school-gala/

Open Houses for the 2017 - 2018 School Year
Students and families are invited to attend an upcoming open house on Thursday, December 15, at 5:00 p.m.  or Saturday, December 17, at 10:00 a.m. to learn more about attending the 2017 - 2018 school year, tour the school, and meet members of GALA. Please register to attend at:  http://www.GALAOpenHouse.eventbrite.com

*Open Enrollment is January 4, 2017 through March 29, 2017.  During open enrollment, if GALA receives more applications than there are seats available for any given grade level or program, we will hold a  lottery on March 29, 2017. Applications received after March 29, 2017 will be enrolled on a first come first serve basis until spaces are filled.  Priority seats are given to students currently enrolled and their siblings.

GALA is on AmazonSmile!
Help support GALA students and teachers just by shopping! The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price from all eligible purchases made through smile.amazon.com.  Linking your amazon account to GALA is easy! Just sign in to your account at​ ​smile.amazon.com, go to "Your Account", scroll down to  "Settings", click on "Change Your Charity", search for: Global Ambassadors Language Academy, and select!


 
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