The Grizzette

Week of November 21ST - November 25TH

Thanksgiving Break

Students and Staff will be off November 21st - November 25th for Thanksgiving break. There will be no school. Have a great break!!

Special Notice About Car Rider Drop Off

Students are not to be dropped off in the staff parking lot or bus lane during morning drop off. Please utilize the unassisted and assisted car drop off lines on the Insperity driveway side of the building

Jackets for PE!

“Hello everyone!!! Now that the weather is cooling off, the other PE coaches and I just wanted to remind everyone to please send your kiddos to school each day prepared to be outside for PE class (as well as recess). We won’t be outside if it’s raining or if the wind chill is below 40 degrees, but there will be days that your child would like to have a jacket, long pants, etc. in order to stay comfortable outside. Thanks for your support!!! ”

December Dress Up Days

Start getting ready for our optional dress up days in December!
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Do you have a career in the Public Service Endorsement? We need your help!

Our 3rd 9 weeks College, Career, and Military Readiness focus will be on Careers in the Public Service Endorsement. Careers in Public Service may include:

* Public Safety

* Education & Training

* Military, Corrections, and Law

* Human Services

* Hospitality & Tourism

* Mental Health

  1. Visit this link

  2. Login with your Microsoft,Google, or create a Flipgrid account

  3. Click on the endorsement related to your career.

  4. Record your video in FlipGrid or login to flip grid and upload your video. Videos must be 2 minutes or less and include: Your Name: Your Student's Name, Brief Description of your career, and any props, vehicles, or uniforms associated with your career.

Videos must be recorded by January 2nd in order to be shown during Den Time. We can't wait to see your clips!

Yearbook Cover Contest

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It is important that all student absences be reported to the school in a timely manner. Please use ONE of the following methods to report the absence.

- Call the attendance line at 281-641-5019 or

- Email the attendance specialist at or

- Complete the online absence form that can be found here.

If your student has visited a doctor while they were absent then please make sure to send in a signed/stamped doctors note within 48 hours of their return to school.

For more information about attendance please click here.

Wise Wednesday Parent Clips

Do you have a career in the Business and Industry Endorsement? We need your help! Our 2nd 9 weeks College, Career, and Military Readiness focus will be on Careers in the Business and Industry Endorsement area. Careers in the area of Business and Industry include:

*Entrupenuers or Small Business Owners

*Accounting, Finance & Marketing

*Architecture & Construction

*Transportation & Logistics

*Welding, Electricians, Heating and Air Conditioning Technicians

  1. Visit this link

  2. Login with your Microsoft,Google, or create a Flipgrid account

  3. Click on the endorsement related to your career.

  4. Record your video in FlipGrid or login to flip grid and upload your video. Videos must be 2 minutes or less.

Parents, if you work in the field of Business and Industry we need your HELP! Please record a brief flipgrid clip about your job for us to show during Den Time on October 19th to introduce our students to the Business and Industry Career Endorsement. Login to Flipgrid with Microsoft, Google, or create an account. We can't wait to see your clips!

Groves Theatre

Thank you to everyone who filled out Theatre forms!

We will begin regular meetings on the following dates for each group:

4th and 5th grades. Mondays from 3:15-4:30 beginning November 14th

(We will meet Wednesday when there is no school on Monday)

2nd and 3rd grades, Tuesdays from 3:15-4:30, beginning December 6th

Kinder and 1st grades, Thursdays from 3:15-4:30, beginning December 8th

If you have any questions please email them to

Lunches with Heroes

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November Lunch Menu

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Food Delivery for Students

Just a reminder that students are not allowed food deliveries by outside vendors (Door Dash, Uber Eats, etc.) or directly from a restaurant. We welcome parents to drop off lunch in the front atrium. Thank you!

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.

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.

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


Holiday Market

We're excited to announce more details about our Holiday Market on Saturday, December 3rd from 10 am to 1 pm. We will have over 30 vendors and food trucks, a Hot Cocoa Fundraising bar and performances from our drama, percussion, and brand new drama groups. And as a fun surprise, the return of Santa and Mrs. Claus!! You will have a chance to snap a quick pick with them for a suggested donation of $5. Please email Jacqueline at with questions, or if you'd like to participate as a vendor - we still have some spots left.

Manners Banquet Sponsorship

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2022-2023 Yearbook

2022-2023 Yearbook - We are so excited to announce that the 2022-2023 Yearbook will be in collaboration with our first ever Groves Elementary Yearbook Club. Students will help design, take pictures, and create layouts. You may order your yearbooks now at (search Groves Elementary in 77346) for an early bird price of $30 (ends 2/1/23). We will have a summer delivery to be able to include all parties, spring events and 5th grade of year activities, but we will be selling inserts at the end of year for students to collect autographs, so you don't need to purchase an insert now. 5th grade only dedications available for purchase now, but the design isn't due until next Spring. Order now because we have a limited number of books that will sell out!!

Party Fees

Party fees 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!!

Become a PTO Volunteer

We love our volunteers and are always looking for new helpers! If you'd like to be informed of any and all volunteer opportunities at GE, please fill out the google form below to receive email notifications. Remember, you'll need to complete the volunteer application at before coming to help. Thank you all for supporting our school!

Google form:

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. Dues can be paid at

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:

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!!

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