Grove Early Childhood Center News
Happy NEW Year and New Schedule!
The ECC End of the Day Schedule will be changing beginning January 13th. We will continue to begin school at 8:15. End of day pick up will be at 3:00 p.m. Students who ride the bus will still arrive home at the same time.
Bus 17 End of Day Change
Due to our new end of the day dismissal time, Bus 17 students will be arriving home much earlier than last semester. Bus 17 ECC and LE students will arrive home at approximately 3:15 p.m. They will arrive home BEFORE the Upper, Middle and High School students. We are bringing this to your attention as it may impact your child's supervision. This change will begin on Monday, Jan. 13th.
2nd Nine Weeks Report Cards will be sent home with students on Friday, Jan. 17th. Kindergarten students will also receive a copy of their Mid Year Reading Benchmark and activities that can be done at home to support reading performance.
We are Ridgy Ready!
Have you heard your student using the term "Ridgy Ready?" This is the term we use to manage behavior in a positive way. We are Ridgy Ready at the ECC by being : Safe, Responsible and Respectful. We have Ridgy Ready Expectations for every place at our school including: classrooms, restrooms, hallways, playground, cafeteria, emergency situations, bus. When students show that they are Ridgy Ready, they earn Ridgy Ready tickets that go in the prize buckets in the main hall. Student tickets from each homeroom class are drawn each day on Channel 97 for prizes.
Thank you, GEFFE!
Mrs. Bloss received a special Christmas gift! A new instructional IPad for each ECC teacher. We are so grateful and excited!
No School, Jan. 20th
GPS will NOT have school on Monday, January 20th due to a scheduled snow day. Enjoy :)
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Box Tops- Send them to the ECC!
Your trash is our cash! Box Tops are worth a dime each. Box Tops add up quickly. Send in groups of 10 to your child's teacher! Box Tops for Education is converting to a paper free system. Please help us out by downloading the new app and begin scanning your store register receipts. Soon there will be no more cutting and counting Box Tops. It will all be done through the app. To learn more about using the app and how simple it is, watch the short video below.
How to Scan