Gretchko August News

August 21, 2020

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Meet and Greet Invitation

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Gretchko Pick-up and Drop-off Map 2020-21

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School Start and Stop Times

* Please remember currently all students attend Gretchko for 1/2 day sessions only.

*No breakfast or lunch is served at school.

* Students are in school for such a short time, we will not have snacks.

*Students should bring their own water bottle, as the drinking fountains are temporarily closed.

COHORT A - School Time 9:25 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

COHORT B - School Time - 1:37 p.m. - 4:17 p.m.

Please watch for more informational updates next week

Parent emails to us

When emailing our school, please include your student's first and last name along with the teacher and grade. This will help us process your email faster. Thanks for your consideration.

Back To School information

Back-to-School Central - 2020-21

In order to help families in a what is certainly a more chaotic back-to-school season than in years past, we will be collecting and consolidating all of the important information regarding the start of the 2020-21 school year into one place, Back-to-School Central.

Blessings in a Backpack

West Bloomfield School District


Dear Parents of Doherty, Gretchko, Roosevelt, Scotch, and Sheiko Elementary,

If your child qualified for the Free and Reduced Meal Program last year or this year, s/he can also participate in the Blessings in a Backpack program. This program sends six non-perishable meals home each Friday of the school year in your child’s backpack. Its goal is to make sure that no child goes hungry on the weekend. Run by volunteers, there is NO cost to you.

To enroll in this program, please fill out the two sections below. The first section gives the West Bloomfield School District's Nutrition Department permission to release your name to Blessings in a Backpack, so that they can add your child/ren to their roster. The second section registers your child/ren in the Blessings program and alerts them to any allergies they might have.

Please return this to your school office as soon as possible, or email it to The first backpack of food will be sent home the first week of October. If your child is in enrolled in Lakers On Line, you can pick up your child’s bag at WBHS from 6:30-7:30 am, 11:30 am-12:30 pm or from 4:00-5:00 pm on Wednesday of each week.


Yes, my child’s/children’s name may be released by the Nutrition Department to the

Blessings in a Backpack Program.


Yes, I would like my child/children to participate in the Blessings in a Backpack program.

Child’s Name___________________________Grade_____Teacher____________School_______________

Child’s Name___________________________Grade_____Teacher____________School_______________

Parent's Signature_____________________________________________________________

Food Allergies________________________________________________________________


If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Sheiko at or at

248 521 0074. For more information on Blessings in a Backpack go to


Ryan West Sonja James Sally Drummond James Scrivo Scott Long Amy Hughes

Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal Principal

Roosevelt Sheiko Gretchko Scotch Doherty AMS & OLMS

Gretchko Kindergarten 2020-2021 supply list

Kindergarten Supply List

2 packages (1large & 1small)washable markers (Crayola)

10 glue sticks (Elmer’s)

2 bottles of white glue or glue sticks (Elmer’s)

2 24 ct. boxes of crayons (Crayola)

1 palette watercolors (Crayola)

2 boxes of sharpened pencils (Ticonderoga)

2 boxes of colored pencils (Crayola)

1 pair of Fiskar (child-sized) scissors

1 box of tissue

1 package of low odor dry erase markers (Expo)

2 containers of bleach free wipes (Clorox or Lysol)

$5 for individual student supply bins

*Please try and purchase the recommended brands on the list

*Student donations are greatly appreciated

Thank You!

The Gretchko Kindergarten Teachers

Gretchko First Grade 2020-2021 Supply List

Supplies For School

Supplies for Cloud Learning/Home

  • Glue sticks (12-24)

  • Crayons (2 boxes of 24)

  • Clear Plastic Shoe Box with Lid

  • 1 box Washable crayola markers

  • 1 chunky pink eraser

  • 1 pair of Scissors (add your name)

  • 15-20 Pre Sharpened pencils (Ticonderoga work best)

  • Mini pencil sharpener (add your name)

  • Box of tissue (add your name)

  • Bottle of hand sanitizer (add your name)

  • Non-Bleach, antibacterial wipes (Target brand) (add your name)

  • 2 (4-Pack) Low Odor Black dry erase markers

  • Sock (dry erase eraser)

  • 2 packs of 3x3 Sticky notes

  • 1 box sandwich size ziploc bags (girls)

  • 1 gallon sandwich size ziploc bags (boys)

  • 1 pair of earbuds or headphones in a baggie with your name on the baggie

  • Bandaids

  • Crayons

  • Sharpened pencils

  • Mini pencil sharpener

  • 1 (4-pack) Dry erase markers

  • Sock (dry erase eraser)

  • 1 notebook

  • Work space(quiet, private)

  • Plain, white copy paper (for drawing)

  • 2 packs of 3X3 Sticky notes (2020)

Gretchko Second Grade 2020-2021 Supply list

Student Supplies

● 1 white 1 inch binder with clear pocket front

● Glue sticks (12) ● Crayons (2 boxes of 24)

● Clear plastic shoe box with lid

● 2 boxes Washable crayola markers

● 2 chunky pink erasers

● 1 pair of Scissors labeled

● 48 Sharpened Ticonderoga Pencils

● Mini pencil sharpener labeled

● (4-Pack) Low Odor thin Black dry erase markers

● Sock or dry erase eraser

● 2 packs of 3x3 Sticky notes

● Ruler with in and cm

● Earbuds or headphones

● 1 spiral notebook wide ruled and three holes

Cloud Learning at Home Supplies

● Crayons

● Markers

● Sharpened pencils

● Mini pencil sharpener

● (4-pack) Dry erase markers

● 2 packs of 3X3 Sticky notes Classroom Supplies

● Hand Sanitizer

● Tissue

● Non-Bleach, antibacterial wipes (Target brand)

● Gallon zip lock (boys)

● Sandwich zip lock (girls)

● 24 clear page protectors (boys)

● Notecards and bandaids (girls)