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Congratulations to our grant-winning teachers. Legends Casino recently awarded its annual grants, among them were more than $17,000 in grants that went to Arthur H. Smith Elementary School teachers. Our school was awarded eleven $1,500 grants and one $1,000 grant. Teachers will use the money for everything from purchasing supplies and classroom furniture to technology. Our grant winners were Olga Gonzalez, Lisette Ramirez, Sylvia Ramos, Theresa Radder, Efren Hurtado, Adela Guizar, John Huebner, Jose Mendoza, Angie Lopez, Oralia Villarreal, Gloribel Andrade and Mayra Rivera.
Are you interested in learning more about preparing your student for success in the 2017-2018 school year? Do you know why attendance matters? Have you wondered about what special programs exist to support our students who need additional support services? Do you have children who attend school in the Grandview School District? Then you should plan on attending our end-of-the-year district parent event – Together We Can: An evening of educational workshops. The event is set to take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, at Compass High School, 913 W. Second St. This is a district-wide event, which will include dinner, a resource fair and parent workshops.
Dinner is being catered by El Conquistador, childcare will be provided and interpreters will be available. You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to talk to district staff, other community members and learn about district resources. Come learn more about how we can work together to ensure your child is successful in Grandview schools.
Congratulations to our Rotary Boys and Girls of the Year. This afternoon, Grandview Rotary honored 12 students - two from each of the buildings in the district - as the Rotary Boy & Girl of the Year for their school. The honorees were:
Congratulations to all of our well-deserving students.
Character Assembly set for May 30. We will hold our monthly Character Assembly at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30. We hope to see you there.
Get ready for the black light glow on May 31. Our fifth grade music program is set for 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31. The music program will include a black light show.
There is still time to register for kindergarten. It's time to get students registered for kindergarten. We are in the middle of kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year. We are registering kindergarten students every Friday, from 2:30 to 3 p.m., through the end of May. You'll need to bring your child's immunization record, birth certificate, proof of home address and parent ID. The student must be five-years-old before Aug. 31, 2017.
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.
Stay connected, follow the district on social media and receive district news on your phone. It's now easier than ever to stay connected and learn the latest about what is happening in the Grandview School District. All you have to do is text the words Follow TheGSD200 to 40404. Doing this will connect you to the Grandview School District's Twitter account, meaning any time the district sends out a tweet you'll receive that tweet as a text message to your phone. You don't need a Twitter account to take advantage of this feature. All you need is a cell phone capable of sending and receiving text messages. Also be sure to follow the school district on Facebook at @gsd200, and on Twitter and Instagram @thegsd200. The district also has a Spanish-langauge Twitter account @GSD200enespanol.
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Fourth grade field trip to Walla Walla & Whitman Mission
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Kindergarten Registration
2:00 PM Character Assembly
9:30 AM Fifth grade Black Light Show