Welcome to the 2013-14 school year! I look forward to meeting students and parents, as we begin our journey through the year together. A few things to know:
If your child needs a backpack and/or supplies, feel free to ask at the office.
Arrival & Departure Procedures are included in this Chalk Talk and have been distributed to every child. PLEASE TAKE TIME TO REVIEW THESE PROCEDURES AND HELP US TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE.
A Family Handbook will be distributed by mid-month, which will contain a lot of specific and general information about our school.
I encourage you to get to know the PTA and become involved! The work our PTA does benefits each and every child at Grant. Consider getting a membership and volunteering, if possible.
Very importantly, we have high expectations for our students, both academically and behaviorally. Our teachers and staff members support students and meet each individual at her/his level of understanding. We expect our students to do their best work every day, as well as follow school and classroom rules. I would like to emphasize that the procedures we have in place before and after school, as well as during the school day, provide for an effective teaching and learning environment and keep our school safe and secure. We appreciate your cooperation and assistance in following the procedures AND talking to your children about the necessity of school rules and routines.
We are looking forward to a positive, productive year ahead!
GRANT SCHOOL MISSION
Grant School is a community of learners committed to excellence.
In partnership with the family and community, we provide:
*a nurturing, peaceful school climate,
*meaningful curriculum reflecting real life connections
with high standards and challenge for all,
*appropriate individualized instruction, and
*preparation for success in middle school and a desire for
life long learning.