Pencils, pens and erasers...school supply lists are available. All of the schools in the Grandview School District have compiled school supply lists for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. Teachers and administrators ask that families please use the lists as they get ready for school to start in the fall. Click here to see the supply lists for every school in the district or find your school below to see your school's individual list.
Special Education office closure and summer school schedule: The Special Education office will be closed Tuesday, June 30, through Monday, August 3. If you received a confirmation letter for the office's summer school program it will begin on Friday, July 24, and will be held Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon. The program will run through Friday, August 14. There will be no school on August 10 and 11.
Grandview district featured in Education Week. The Grandview School District and its efforts to move to open educational resources was the topic of a recent article in Education Week. The article talks about Grandview's work to create curriculum that meets our students' needs and will help them achieve, especially when it comes to Common Core State Standards and tests. Click here to read the full article.
Come have breakfast and lunch on us. The Grandview School District is taking part in the Simplified Summer Food Program for Children, which means that throughout the summer children ages one through 18 can stop in and get breakfast and lunch for free. The meals are available to any children regardless of income throughout the summer. The meal sites and times are as follows: From June 17 through Aug. 14, meals will be served at Compass High School. Breakfast will be served at Compass from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. From June 17 through July 10, meals will be served at Grandview High School. Breakfast will be served from 7:25 to 8 a.m. at GHS and lunch from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. From July 27 through Aug. 14, meals will be served at Harriet Thompson Elementary School. Breakfast will be served at HT from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m. Please be sure to come out and have breakfast and lunch on us. Click here to see a full menu.
Extra Mile Student Center offering summer workshops. The Extra Mile Student Center is offering a variety of free summer workshops for students going into grades 7-12 throughout the month of July. The workshops are all free and will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the student center, located on West Second Street across from Grandview City Hall. The workshops will begin the week of July 6-9, with a Garbage Band Music Workshop. During the workshop students will learn how to play the guitar, bass, keyboard or drums and at the end of the week they'll start making music. The week of July 13-16, they will be offering a Creative Writing Workshop that will conclude with a writing contest at the end of the week. The week of July 20-23, they will be offering an Art Workshop where students will work on several projects and receive expert instruction. The workshops will conclude with a Photography Workshop offered the week of July 27-30. During this workshop students will learn how to use a camera, they will go out and take pictures together and there will be a contest at the end of the week. Registration is required for these free workshops. Click here to see a printable schedule of the workshops and to register call the center at 882-0363 or email center director Gene Iwami.
Grandview library hosting summer reading program. The Grandview library is hosting a summer reading program this year. The theme of this summer's program is Reading is My Super Power. From June 18 through July 23 there will be fun superhero-themed activities from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Thursday at the library. The reading program will kick off with a party from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at the library. Be sure to come out and meet their special guest.
For the past four years Paul Voorhees has served as principal at Grandview Middle School. But this coming school year students, staff and parents will get to know a new face on campus. James Heinle of Selah will be taking over as the principal.
Grandview School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee(s) has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Diann Zavala 913 West Second Street Grandview, WA 509-882-8500