Grifton School Weekly Update

Week of November 22, 2020

Monday is a Face to Face Learning Day!

*All Kindergarten through 7th grade face to face students are expected to attend school.

*Zone B 8th grade students will also attend school face to face.

No School on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday

We hope all of our students have a safe and relaxing break!

Please Help Us Improve Grifton School by Completing the Parent Survey!

Grade Replacement Opportunity for 3rd through 8th Grade Students!

*If a student receives a higher final grade for the 2nd marking period, Grifton School will replace the first marking period grade.

*Please contact Mr. Smith if you have any questions.

Student Sickness Procedures

Any student exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID 19 will need a doctor's note to return to school. Whenever one students is sick and has to be quarantined due to symptoms, all family members must also quarantine. A list of common symptoms is below. Please contact Mr. Smith or our School Nurse, Shannon Wahlen, to discuss further.

• Fever or chills

• Cough

• Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

• Fatigue

• Muscle or body aches

• New loss of taste or smell

• Sore throat

• Congestion or runny nose

• Headache

IMMUNIZATIONS Deadline Has Been Extended to 11/30/20

The deadline for student immunizations and health assessments has been extended. All student immunizations and health assessments must be up to date by November 30th. Any students who do not have updated immunizations will be suspended from school until they are completed.

Student Meal Pick Up and Bus Delivery Sign Up for Next Week

Any child ages 1-18 can pick up meals at Grifton School from 10:00 to 10:45 AM every day! Please pull up to the bus lane facing Church Street for curbside service.


Click on the appropriate link below to order meals BY BUS for each student by 3pm by Wednesday for the week of November 29th. Please have your PowerSchool student ID number ready to choose meals. By ordering, you will be helping us plan bus routes for the following week to ensure as many students as possible can receive meals. (Note: Please indicate who will be picking up the meal if other than parent/child.)


Bus Delivery Request Form (Last Name A-L)

Bus Delivery Request Form (Last Name M-Z)

Parent Access to PowerSchool and Canvas App

Families can keep track of 3rd through 8th grade student grades and assignments in two ways:


Power School Parent Portal: https://www.pitt.k12.nc.us/Page/1433


Canvas App for Parents: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w7RtFWhcRZlmpNTc3e8hxe5U0F_5kxri/view

Pitt County Schools Helpdesk Information

Parents seeking tech support need to contact the technology office during or after hours.

Technology Support for Staff and Students:

Tech FAQ: https://www.pitt.k12.nc.us/Page/6262

Online CHAT -- M-F 8:00 - 5:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 PM

https://tawk.to/chat/5e70dce9eec7650c332092b8/default

Helpdesk: 830-4222

2020-21 School Fees and Online Payment Information

*$10 School Fees


Families can now pay for school fees online via https://pcs.schoolcashonline.com/

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School Spirit Wear Online Store is now Open!

Our spirit shirt store is now available ALL YEAR for you to shop at your convenience!


We have several styles and colors for you to choose from and we even have masks for sale!


You can choose to have your order shipped directly to your home or shipped to the school to be sent home with your child.


Please make sure to check the size chart to find what size will work best. All sales are final and returns are only accepted on damaged or defective items.


https://www.inkdthreads.com/find-my-store/school-pages/grifton-school