A Weekly Look at Grant Elementary School & the Grant PTA
Week Of November 26, 2018
Bake Sale to Benefit Victims of the Camp Fire, 11/29
North Bay Animal Services Donation Drive This Week!
Mrs. Cratty’s second graders are having a donation drive for North Bay Animal Services. The animal shelter needs wet and dry dog and cat food such as Friskies. They also need paper towels, blankets, and cat litter. They have a Facebook page with a link to Amazon, so you can choose exactly what they need. Each classroom will have a container to place donations. Money or gift cards will be placed in an envelope. Make a difference and donate.
Holiday Shopping on Amazon?
Dine & Donate Buffalo Wild Wings, 11/29
Know Someone Interested in Attending Grant?
Grant Cares, 11/26-12/14
Holiday Gift Shoppe 12/12, 13 & 14
The beloved Grant Holiday Gift Shoppe is back! The Shoppe will be open for business Wednesday, December 12th through Friday, December 14th. It's a wonderful way for children to join in the holiday fun by purchasing small gifts for their family and friends.
*Interested in volunteering? Our Sign Up Sheet is now available - please go to the link below and select time slot(s) you are able to volunteer at the Gift Shoppe.
Questions: Contact Maryann Pacheco at firstname.lastname@example.org
Let's Get Crafty, 12/7 7pm
Make some homemade holiday gifts for friends, family or yourself! Join us at this sign up party to benefit Grant. You'll visit 3 crafting stations while enjoying snacks, treats, bubbly and holiday cheer! Cost $65 and space is limited. See the Sign-up Party binder in the office.
Pop Choir, Mock Trail & Debate and Dino World Coming to Grant After-School Enrichment!
Jurassic Dino World (1st -3rd Grade): Become a junior paleontologist by studying the most dominant species planet Earth has ever seen...the Dinosaurs! You will learn exciting information about dinosaurs and how they lived millions of years ago, as well as be a part of some exciting activities: excavating fossils from ancient Dino eggs, piecing together fossils to make complete dinosaur skeletons, solving Dinosaur puzzles, and much more.
Pop Star Choir Group (3rd-6th Grade) Do you like to sing? Let your inner performer shine as you become part of a musical ensemble! Pop Star Choir will explore some of your favorite pop songs in a group setting. Singers will learn to read some basic music notation as well as learn how to harmonize and enhance their musical, creative and expressive qualities as part of the Grant Pop Star Choir Group.
Debate/Mock Trial (4th -6th Grade): Debate/Mock Trial This exciting debate/public speaking class will give you a forum to learn how to express yourself freely and the skills to be the most effective communicator you can be through various debates and age-appropriate topics. Additionally, this class learns about the basic functions of the U.S. court system through 'mock trials' where students will role-play as lawyers, defendants, and judges.
Grant Year Books Now On Sale!
Did you know that Treering will plant a tree for every yearbook purchased? So far, 103 trees will be planted, thanks to Grant families. Can Grant plant 300+ trees by the end of the school year? Be sure to order your yearbook today and customize your two free pages!
*To Purchase and customize your Grant yearbook
- Go to www.treering.com/validate
- ENTER Grant’s PASSCODE: 1015022997383930
Important Upcoming Dates
November 26-30 Fall Book Fair
November 26-Dec. 19 Grant Giving Tree In the Office
November 28-Dec. 10 6th Grade Sees Candy Fundraiser
November 29 Dine & Donate Buffalo Wild Wings
November 29 GOTR Bake Sale After School - Benefit for Fire Victims
December 7 Let's Get Crafty Sign Up Party
December 18 Winter Music Share
December 12-14 Holiday Gift Shoppe
December 21 Spelling Bee & NOON RELEASE
December 22-January 7 Winter Break - NO SCHOOL
In the Thank You Column:
- Thank you to Red Boy Pizza for the Dine & Donate event! Three days of wonderful pizza
- Heartfelt thanks to Elisa King the Grant Cares Team & Amanda Grey for working to help Grant families in need.
- Many thanks to Grant's office staff, Shantina Willits and Kim Shoemaker as they work to get registration packets together and make appointments for Kindergarten tours. Thank you for all your work.