THE NUGGET

GRASSY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL JANUARY 6, 2020

WELCOME BACK GRASSY CREEK FAMILIES

Welcome back from our winter break. The next day your students will be off is January 20, 2020 to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. There will be NO SCHOOL THAT MONDAY for any Warren Township students.

GRASSY CREEK C.O.R.E. Expectations

CIVILITY

ORDER

RESPECT

EXCELLENCE

ATTENDANCE PERCENTAGE 12/16 - 12/20, 2019

KG 91.01 %

1ST 92.80%

2ND 90.22%

3RD 91.16%

4TH 92.66%

WHOLE SCHOOL 91.54%

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.

Lost and Found Table

We have a continuous Lost & Found table set up in the cafeteria. Those tables are full. Please encourage your students to check the lost & found tables for any lost items. Whatever is remaining on that table after January 21, 2020 will be donated to a local charity.

PTA CORNER

Our annual DoDads' Dance is on January 31, 2020 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Mark your calendar and get out your dancing shoes!


The next skating party is February 12, 2020 6 to 8 pm at the Roller Cave.


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


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

What to Do If You’re Sick with Flu

Please click below and learn important prevention tips for preventing the flu.

Nurse Pam Springer

2020 Pesticide Notification Registry

The Indiana Pesticide Review Board has regulations that impact how school corporations may use pesticides on school grounds. MSD Warren Township follows these guidelines and we are inviting parents and guardians to join our Pesticide Notification Registry. By signing up for this registry, you will be notified via email at least 48 hours prior to a pesticide application at your child’s school, subject to certain exceptions. You will be invited to sign up for this notification each school year.

You will need to sign up for this notification every school year.

If you would like to participate, please complete the required form found at www.warren.k12.in.us.

I want to visit my student, what next? See below.

Grassy Creek Red Out for the American Heart Association

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ATTENTION ALL VISITORS AND PARENTS

Meet our new Raptor! Click below.

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 - 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 are available now during office hours 7:30 am to 3:30 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.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION CONTINUES TO HELP GRASSY CREEK MAKE $$

If you are still collecting Box Tops from boxes, bags and cans please continue to do so. We will take them in any form. Send them to school and to the office with your student. See below if you want to go digital.

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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