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It's time to starting thinking about kindergarten registration and preschool signups for the 2018-2019 school year. All elementary schools will start registration and signups on Wednesday and Thursday, March 28 & 29. Look below to see times for each school.
Harriet Thompson Elementary School:
- March 28 (PreK signup only): 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
- March 29 (Kinder registration only): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed from noon to 1 p.m. for lunch.
- After Spring Break on Fridays in April from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Also bring the following documents (preschool just needs to bring proof of home address): immunization records, birth certificate, proof of home address, parent id is required, for kindergarten child must be 5 years old before Aug. 31, 2018, for preschool child must be 4 years old before Aug. 31, 2018, and be sure to register at your boundary school.
It's Read Across America Week...join us as we get dressed up for reading. March 5-9 is Read Across America Week. Our school will be celebrating with fun dress up days. The dress up days start on Tuesday, March 6, see below for each of the dress up day themes:
Be sure to order a 2017-18 HT yearbook. Be sure your student orders their 2017-18 Harriet Thompson yearbook. Yearbooks are $10 and can be paid for in the office before school starts, from 8:25 to 8:55 a.m. The deadline to order your yearbook is Thursday, March 29.
A family guide to ELPA21. The English Langue Proficiency Assessment for the 21st Century (ELPA21) measures your child’s proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, listening to, and understanding English. ELPA21 defines “proficiency” as the ability to use the English Language to communicate ideas, knowledge, and information. Students who have been identified as English Language Learners (ELLs) will be required to take the ELPA21. ELPA21 measures the progress your child is making in achieving English proficiency. The ELPA21 testing window is February and March for Grades K-5. We want all our ELL students to be successful! If you have any questions please contact Harriet Thompson Elementary 882-8550. • Una Guía Familiar para ELPA21. La Evaluación del Dominio del Idioma Inglés de Siglo 21(ELPA21) mide el dominio de su hijo/a en la lectura, escritura, habla, escucha y compresión del inglés. ELPA21 define “dominio” como la capacidad de utilizer el lenguaje para comunicar ideas, conocimientos e información. Los estudiantes que han sido identificados como “estudiantes del idioma inglés” tendrán que tomar el ELPA21. ELPA21 mide el progreso de su hijo/a en el logro del dominio del inglés. La ventana de pruebas de ELPA21 es en febrero y marzo para los grados de K-5. ¡Sólo queremos que todos nuestros estudiantes de ELL tengan éxito! Si tienen cualquier preguntas por favor de llamar nuestra escuela Elemental Harriet Thompson 882-8550.
The Grandview School District has an app. You’re invited to visit the App Store/Play Store and download our brand new Grandview School District app. The app allows you to get push notifications from your child's school, be the first to know about school delays and cancellations, it gives you a direct link to your student's teachers and school calendars are now in the palm of your hand. The app also gives parents, employees and community members a place to go find information on our GHS and GMS sports, our GHS construction project and so much more. We invite everyone to download the app and give it a try. Click here to find the app in the App Store. Click here to find the app in the Play Store.
Do you & your students want to know what's for lunch? Keep up-to-date with mobile app. Remember, finding out what's for lunch or breakfast throughout the district is as easy as checking your phone. This year the school district has started using Health-e-Living to create and broadcast our menus and a part of that is the My School Menus app. The app is available in the Apple App Store or the Google Play store under My School Menus. The app makes it a snap to find out what's cooking.