THE NUGGET

GRASSY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NOVEMBER 8 , 2019

This is another juicy edition of the Nugget. Please read carefully!

GRASSY CREEK C.O.R.E. Expectations

CIVILITY

ORDER

RESPECT

EXCELLENCE

ATTENDANCE PERCENTAGE 10/28 - 11/01, 2019

KG 95.62%

1ST 93.13%

2ND 95.84 %

3RD 96.46 %

4TH 97.10 %

WHOLE SCHOOL 95.68%

MSD of Warren Township Attendance Policy Reminder

Students with 7 or more absences will provide a doctor's excusal for each absence. Parents should send medical excusals to the classroom teachers when the student returns to school. Medical excusals will be counted as excused absences. Our goal is to ensure that your child's attendance is accurate.

PLEASE READ THIS LETTER FROM DR HANSON

There will be NO school on Tuesday November 19, 2019. This day is dedicated to a public education rally downtown. Wear your red in support for public schools!

VETERANS DAY PROGRAM 11/11/2019

Grassy Creek salutes all branches of our armed services with our annual Veterans Day Program. Mark your calendar for this must see event on Monday November 11, 2019 at 2 pm.


  • Welcome
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Brief "What" Veterans Day is & "Why" we celebrate it
  • Goldenaires Choir (three songs)
    • "I Love My Country"
    • "American Tears"
    • "Mighty United"
  • Presentation of Gift to Veterans
  • "Armed Forces Medley" performed by students
  • Playing of "Taps"


ALL STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR RED, WHITE OR BLUE MONDAY.

GRASSY CREEK SUPERSTAR ARTISTS

These students competed with other artists at GC to create a flag design for the National Youth Art Month Celebration held each year. If one of them is chosen this weekend, their artwork will be turned into a flag that represents INDIANA and flown at in Washington, D.C. HOW COOL IS THAT?!


Da'Niyah Thompson

Elaine Deliah Carter

Gabrielle Hilliard

Zayden Frisby

Damieyls Berrios Vazquez

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ATTENTION ALL VISITORS AND PARENTS

Meet our new Raptor! Click below.

Spirit of Giving Day

Grassy Creek will be holding its first ever Spirit of Giving Day next Wednesday, November 13th! On November 13th, any child who brings in at least $1 can participate in one of the following that day:

1. Wear school-appropriate pajamas to school

2. Wear a school appropriate hat to school

3. Bring an appropriately sized stuffed animal to school

4. Wear sunglasses to school

All proceeds will go towards shopping for our families in need during the Christmas season. If students wish to participate, they may bring in any amount of money, but $1 is the minimum to participate in the above 4 items. Any and all donations are welcome and we look forward to seeing our students show their Spirit of Giving!

A Message from Dr. Hanson, Superintendent

The purpose of the Town Hall meetings is to provide our community, including our staff, the opportunity to interact with the district to provide input on the future of Warren Schools for our 2020-2025 Strategic Plan. It is our goal to develop a comprehensive plan that will ensure all students and staff have the conditions necessary to develop and apply the Journey of a Graduate skills and dispositions. The Journey of a Graduate skills are a set of 6 skills and dispositions that have been identified by our community needed for success in and out of school.


Below are the dates and times of the upcoming Town Hall Meetings. I have also included the survey we are providing as another way to collect our community's input. If you have not completed the survey, I would greatly appreciate your input.


Strategic Planning Survey (English)

Strategic Planning Survey (Spanish)


Remaining Town Hall Meeting Dates:

Thursday, November 14th, 6:00 p.m. at Hawthorne Elementary

Thursday, November 14th, 6:00 p.m. at Liberty Park Elementary

Monday, November 18th, 6:00 p.m. at Warren Central High School (WCC) - Students are

encouraged to attend!

Tuesday, December 10th, 6:00 p.m. at Lowell Elementary

PTA CORNER

Thank you for participating in the Mrs. Field's fundraiser! Your items will be here next week and will be ready for pick up on Tuesday, Nov. 12th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm ONLY. Come in Door #1 and pick up your items in the Grassy Creek cafeteria. All items must be picked up at this time. We do not have space to store items not picked up. Please email the below address with questions.Thank you for your patience.


The Grassy Creek Fall Festival was a great success! Thanks to everyone who volunteered to make the evening fun for our students and families. We love our community!


Next PTA meeting of the school year will be at 6 pm at Grassy Creek on Thursday December 5th. ALL are invited.


Questions contact PTA President Hailey Hilliard pta.grassycreek@gmail.com

In Need? See below for Sonny Day Distribution Information

Free glasses for your student! See if you qualify below.

Free Girls Lacrosse League at Warren Central H.S.

Try something new this winter. Girls lacrosse, one of the fastest growing sports in America, is a varsity sport at Warren Central. This winter there will be an indoor recreational league for girls in grades 3-8.

We plan to have two divisions, one for grades 3, 4, and 5, and one for grades 6, 7 and 8.

This program is absolutely free. Times, dates and other information can be found on the registration page by following the link below.

Contact Coach Gary Roberts with questions at groberts@warren.k12.in.us

Warren Girls Winter Basketball

TRASH BAG SALES

Grassy Creek is selling trash bags again this year as a fundraiser. These are quality bags suitable in size and strength for your trash needs and any yard work needs. These bags are twice as thick as the leading name brand and come in three different sizes. Each roll is $10. Choose from White - 15 gallon (tall kitchen), 65 bags per roll, Yellow or Pink - 39 gallon, 25 bags per roll, or Blue - 55 gallon (super size) 16 bags per roll. Proceeds go directly into our Student Activity Fund and will be used for the students where needed.Thank you in advance for your continued support! The trash bags will be available beginning Wednesday November 14th during oce hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Questions please call Cynthia Valencia at 317-532-3100.

FROM THE OFFICE OF EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS

Warren's High Ability Program is designed to meet the unique academic needs of gifted and talented students. The curriculum in these classes is differentiated and faster paced and students will be working above grade level if they qualify. As a district, we look at all students in grades 1, 4, 6 and 8 to see if they qualify for the following school year based on eligibility criteria. Parent recommendations are considered along with achievement scores when determining placement in high ability. More detailed identification information can be found here. If you would like to complete a recommendation for the broad based planning committee to consider you can do so here 2020-2021 High Ability Parent Recommendation Form The parent recommendation form will be open until January 31, 2020.

ELF THE MUSICAL

The Warren Central High School Drama Department is producing Elf: The Musical for fall 2019, and we would like to invite all Warren Township elementary and middle school students to a free kids' showing on Saturday, November 16, at 2:00PM in the main auditorium of the Warren Performing Arts Center. Each child who presents a flier (See below and print and bring it) will receive free admission for him or herself to the Saturday matinee. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Adult tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door.
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BOX TOPS GOES DIGITAL

Help us raise money for our school.

1. Go to btfe.com, Apple App Store, or Google Play Store & download app

2. Create Account

3. Search 46239 & select Grassy Creek Elementary

4. Follow directions to scan receipts

5. Boom! You helped earn $$ thank you!

DON'T WRECK THE TECH

GRASSY CREEK SCHOOL TIMES

7:55 am - Students enter the building

8:03 am - All car riders unloaded, door #15 locks

8:05 am - TARDY BELL

2:55 pm - Car Riders dismissed

3:00 pm - Buses load and dismiss


School Office Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

2019-2020 School Calendar

Check out the MSD Warren Township school calendar here!

Staff Contact List

We encourage you to reach out to your child's teacher anytime! Please use this link from our school website to find email addresses and extensions. We want to partner with you!

YMCA Before & After School Care

Are you interested in learning more about the before and after school program offered by the YMCA at Grassy Creek? Click this link to find out details!

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