Teacher Appreciation Week!

Teacher appreciation week starts May 6th! Check out the ways to show our amazing Grant staff we care. Please donate to the Staff Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, 5/10 here.

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Cristina Prusz
2019 Jogathon "Race to the Future"

Jogathon is fast-approaching; it's this Thursday, March 21st! The Jogathon funds go toward the continuation of PTA supported programs like our Field Trips; Office and Classroom supplies; P.E. equipment and and Computer and STEM supplies that enrich and engage our students every day here at Grant, as well as special community events such as Reflections, Black History Month, Career Day, and the recent Talent Show!

Donations can be made online via www.pledgestar.com/grant.

Run Times

8:40am - 9:20am: K / 1st (40 minutes)

9:30am - 10:00am: PK / TK (30 minutes)

10:10am - 11:00am: 2nd / 3rd (50 minutes)

11:10am - 12:00pm: 4th / 5th (50 minutes)


Cristina Prusz
PTA Meeting Agenda

PTA Meeting on Wednesday, March 20th at 6:30pm in the Library. Please see agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EVEK68lDjFX48wyFsT8vDHLJIpue54Jkk77OtE58XO4/edit

Cristina Prusz
School SMARTS Workshop on 1/31

Please plan to attend the School SMARTS Parent Workshop this Thursday, January 31st at 8:30am in the Skyroom!

We have a special speaker for our first session: Dr. Freda Rossi, the Coordinator of Family Engagement. She will talk about her roll in the district, Local Control Accountability Plan- LCAP, and the new Family Framework.

It's free!

We'll have simultaneous interpretation for our Spanish-Speaking parents. Every parent will receive a binder with lots of information about supporting kids at school.

There are a total of 6 sessions and we will have different speakers from the district and from the community on every session.

And, of course, there will be coffee!


All parents are welcome!

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Los esperamos en la Academia para padres School SMARTS  este jueves 31 de enero a las 8:30am en el Skyroom.

En la primera sesión tendremos como invitada especial a  la Dra. Freda Rossi, Coordinadora de Participación Familiar. Ella hablará sobre su rol en el distrito, el Plan de Control Local de Rendimiento de Cuentasl - LCAP y el nuevo Marco de participación Familiar.

¡Es gratis!

 Tendremos interpretación simultánea al español. Todos los padres recibirán una carpeta con mucha información sobre cómo ayudar a los niños en la escuela.

Hay un total de 6 sesiones y tendremos diferentes invitados del distrito y de la comunidad en cada sesión.

Y, por supuesto, habrá café!

Todos los padres son bienvenidos!!!

Cristina Prusz
Bike it! Walk It!

Wednesday, October 10th is National Walk to School Day! The school with the most Bike It! Walk It! participants wins $250 for the school’s PTA. Grant Elementary will also be participating on Tuesday, October 9th and Friday, October 12th. Walk, Ride or Scoot your way to school, and increase Grant’s Participation rate! Friday, October 12th there will be helmet decorating during Late Start Cafe — bike or scoot to school, pick up a breakfast treat and decorate helmets!!

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Cristina Prusz
First Friday Food Nights!

Come out this Friday to Ocean Park and 17th Street for some delicious food and sweet treats. Join other Grant Families at Shaka Burger and Treats, support local restaurants while supporting our school — a percentage of proceeds will go directly back to Grant! See details on times and locations below. New restaurants participating the First Friday of each month!

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Cristina Prusz
Reflections "Heroes Around Me"

Students in Pre-K through Grade 12 are encouraged to participate in the 2018-2019 National PTA Reflections Awards!

It's easy to participate:
1. Reflect on this year's theme: “Heroes Around Me”.
2. Create an original work inspired by the theme.
3. Celebrate your achievements and win prizes!

All submissions will be displayed at the Reflections Art Gallery on October 18th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm.

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Cristina Prusz