The Grizzette

All the happenings here at Groves

Friendship Party

3, 4, & 5 grades will have their party on Thursday, 2/13

LS, SPEAK, K, 1, & 2 will celebrate on Friday, 2/14

Parties will be from 1:30-2:30.

*PPCD will be on 2/14, 9:00-10:00 & 11:30-12:30.

To pre-register for the party use the form below. Pre-registration will end February 10th.

5th Grade Manners Banquet Planning Meeting

If you are fifth grade parent and interested in volunteering to help execute the plan for manners banquet, please plan to attend our first committee meeting. We will me meeting at February 10 at 11.15 in the media cloud. We look forward to seeing you there!
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PE Student of the month

We would like to congratulate Jude Mourning for being selected as PE student of the month (January.) Jude is a first grade student from Mrs. Jaspe’s class. He is an excellent leader and friend. Jude is an extremely hard worker and never fails to show his enthusiasm for physical activity! Way to go Jude!

Kindness Drive

During the week of February 10-14, Groves Elementary will celebrate kindness and promote anti-bias concepts in order to create safe, inclusive and respectful classroom and school environments. We would also like to show kindness to our community during this week by collecting needed items. A group of our students have researched the needs of the homeless community and have come up with a plan to help. We would like for this to be a schoolwide effort to help raise awareness for those experiencing homelessness in our community.

Students are encouraged to bring the following items to donate during Kindness Week:


Trial size toothpaste and toothbrushes

1st Grade

Granola Bars

2nd Grade

Quart size ziplock bags

3rd Grade

Soap bars

4th Grade

Trial size deodorant

5th Grade

Trial size mouthwash and dental floss

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Science Fair

The third annual Groves Elementary Science Fair is coming up on March 26, 2020. The Science Fair is optional for grades K-5. This year, there will be two fairs in one. One is for Science/Engineering Projects (traditional science fair projects) and the other is for Scientific Explorations (demonstrations, research, and models).

If your child would like to participate in Groves Elementary's Science Fair, please complete this Google Form. All registration forms must be submitted by February 1st. After registering, your child will receive the Science Fair information packet. Science Fair Registration Form

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Phipps at

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Credit by Exam for Spring

A student will be permitted to take an examination to earn credit for subject areas for which the student has had no prior instruction for the purpose of accelerating to the next grade level. A student in elementary school (grades 1-5) will be eligible to accelerate to the next grade level if the student scores at least 80 on each exam in the subject areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, a district administrator recommends that the student be accelerated, and the students' parent gives written approval of the grade advancement.

For students interested in Advancement/Acceleration without prior instruction, testing will be available on the dates listed below. For more information and how to register please contact Mrs. Washburn or Mrs. Egan.

Testing Window Deadline to Register

March 16-20, 2020 February 25, 2020