The Grizzette

Week of September 5th- September 9th

School Holiday

Monday, September 5th is Labor Day and there will be no school.

Grizzly Gold Away is BACK!

Grizzly Gold Away is a campus Positive Behavior Incentive Raffle that Grizzly will take place four times this year. In addition to their classroom reward menu; Students will have an opportunity to use their Grizzly Gold in a drawing for specific rewards. We have chosen the most sought after rewards for our Grizzlies! If you would like to help us with this PBIS incentive please visit our Amazon Wish List

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Community Kickoff Details

  • 1 space per family in the staff parking lots (side and front)

  • Parking is on a first come first serve basis

  • Overflow parking will be at the Hearth and WLMS

  • Non vehicular tailgating will be behind the school and Insperity (tents only)

  • No parking will be allowed on Madera Run Pkwy or on the grass

What is allowed:

  • Pop up tents

  • Chairs

  • Tables

  • Grills/Smokers

  • Coolers

  • Non alcoholic beverages

  • Family fun/safe activities (corn hole, washers, football, etc.)

  • Family friendly music & language

  • Tvs

  • Lots of food

Additional Details:

  • Restrooms at Insperity will be open

  • Groves restrooms in the front foyer will be open

  • Playgrounds will be accessible for children

  • PTO will be selling t-shirts

Please remember this is a school community family friendly event.

Bus Information

Please make sure your student knows their route number. To find their route number visit here:

September Lunch Menu

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Lunch Visitors

Lunch visitors will begin Tuesday, September 6.

You may sit at the tables in the hallway on main street, high tables, or outside at the picnic tables by the garden.

Students may not invite friends to sit with them and adults may only eat with their own child at the designated guest tables.

Lunch Schedule

See below for a link to the lunch schedule. This staggered lunch schedule will allow students to have more time to eat their meals without rushing.


Please view the Lost & Found video. Any items not claimed by the end of day Tuesday, 9/6 will be donated. Anything that is labeled will be returned to the students homeroom class.

Birthday Treats

Please contact your child's teacher to set up dropping off of birthday treats. They can be dropped off at the front office. Please make sure it is a store bought item confirmed with your teacher in case of allergies. Individually wrapped is recommended. No goodie bags, gifts or balloons will be accepted. Ice cream can be purchased from the cafeteria. This must be done in advance and the form can be found on our website.

Credit by Exam

Below please find information regarding the Fall 2022 Credit By Exam for Acceleration registration and testing dates/deadlines. Additional communication will be sent out in January for spring testing registration.

Parents complete Credit By Examination Registration Form and give it to your student's Counselor before the desired testing window deadline.

Fall Testing

October 17-21, 2022

Registration Deadline September 30, 2022

Spring Testing

March 6-10, 2023
Registration Deadline February 14, 2023

Summer Testing
June 5-8, 2023
July 10-13, 2023
Registration Deadline May 5, 2023


Party Fees

We are missing over 500 party fees and need these in order to start planning Please pay party fees between now and September 28th. The grade that has the most fees collected will get popsicles on September 30th! For families new to the Groves, each class will participate in seasonal parties in their classrooms. We do not ask for donations of food, drinks, crafts, games or prizes at party time...instead we ask parents to contribute $15 per child at the beginning of the year and let room parents do the rest! Party fees can be paid at

Membership Dues

We are still collecting membership dues as well. The simple act of joining the PTO provides instant financial support for our students! It's also a great way to stay informed about what's happening at school while connecting with other parents in meaningful ways. If you pay both your dues AND party fees by September 28th, you will be eligible for a drawing to win a free spirit shop shirt and local gift card! Dues can be paid at

Spirit Shop

We still have plenty of spirit shop options available at Everything in stock is here and can be delivered to classrooms. Check out what's available - this year's selections are amazing!!

Spirit Sticks

PTO will be selling spirit sticks every Friday at 7:30 am in the front of the school. Cash only please!

Birthday Marquee

Birthday messages for the front marquee can be purchased at Please purchase by the 20th of the month before your child's birthday. For example, September birthday messages must be ordered by August 20th.

Stock the Lounge

We love finding ways to spoil our Groves teachers and staff! Please help us stock the teacher's lounge. Donations can be placed in the bin inside the entryway of the school that's marked PTO. Thank you so much!! Sign up here:!/showSignUp/30e054baca92fa7fd0-stock1

Daily Art Studio Helpers

Our fabulous art teacher, Ms. Kris (Yetter), needs some help transitioning in between grade periods in the mornings. Please sign up for a time slot (or more) to help her set up and clean up her room.

You MUST fill out the PTO / Volunteer Background check for Humble ISD for the new school year available here:

An approval email can take up to 72 hours to receive.

Please consider signing up here:

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you to the Goddard School of Lake Houston & Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry for continuing to support our school! We appreciate you!!
Thank you to last year's Spring Gala sponsors. Your support made it possible to purchase over 40 Chromebooks and accessories!!!
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