From the Principal

The weather was beautiful, and the students did an outstanding job. This event has always been one of my favorites as it truly showcases how unique our school is and what we offer students here at GVA North! 

Familias de GVA,

¡Guau, qué festival cultural tan increíble!

El clima estuvo hermoso y los estudiantes hicieron un trabajo sobresaliente. ¡Este evento es siempre uno de mis favoritos ya que realmente muestra lo única que es nuestra escuela y lo que ofrecemos a los estudiantes aquí en GVA North!

 A joyful group of young students in golden and white costumes with feathered hats lined up in a school hallway, posing for the camera with smiles.
A group of young girls in vibrant pink traditional dresses perform a dance on a stage, under a balloon arch with a clear blue sky above.
Children dressed in traditional white and red folk costumes perform on a stage adorned with colorful balloons against a scenic backdrop.
A line of children in blue and white dance outfits perform energetically on a stage, with an audience of adults and children watching in the foreground.

Teacher and Staff Member of the Month/Maestro y miembro del personal del mes


Teacher of the Month-Alexa Valdez

This is Mrs. Valdez’s third year teaching Kindergarten English at GVA North. She has an energizing attitude, and her smile never leaves her face. She works hard to support her students and is always looking for creative ways to teach our littlest pumas! GVA is lucky to have Ms. Valdez on the team!  

Maestra del mes-Alexa Valdez

Este es el tercer año que la Sra. Valdez enseña inglés en Kindergarten en GVA North. Tiene una actitud energizante y su sonrisa nunca abandona su rostro. ¡Trabaja duro para apoyar a sus alumnos y siempre está buscando formas creativas de enseñar a nuestros pequeños pumas! ¡GVA tiene suerte de tener a la Sra. Valdez como parte del equipo!


Staff Member of the Month-Diana Arrieta 

Ms. Diana is new to GVA-N this year but has already made a difference! She works as a math interventionist, and we see her inspire our students daily. She operates with a growth mindset, and her students feel confident even when they make mistakes. We appreciate you, Ms. Diana! 

Miembro del personal del mes-Diana Arrieta

La Sra. Diana es nueva en GVA-N este año, ¡pero ya ha marcado la diferencia! Trabaja como intervencionista en matemáticas y la vemos inspirar a nuestros estudiantes a diario. Opera con una mentalidad de crecimiento y sus alumnos se sienten seguros incluso cuando cometen errores. ¡La apreciamos, Sra. Diana!

Chelsea Byrd

Principal, GVA North