Shamrock News

A Weekly Newsletter From Grant School & the Grant PTA

Week of October 19, 2020

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BEST Ticket Baggies Now Available for Pick Up!

If your student has been recognized for a BEST ticket in the last three weeks, please come by the front office and pick up a BEST ticket goodie bag! If you are not able to come by to pick it up, please let us know and we will arrange a delivery for you.

BEST Ticket Students: K-3rd Graders

  • Bodhi Highwater: For being a kind and thoughtful friend who helps people in his morning meeting and small group. He is very polite, says please and thank you, and raises his hand to share in zoom. He is also very creative with his drawing and sharing his learning on Seesaw!
  • Olivia Geoghegan: For being an enthusiastic kindergarten scholar. She shares her thinking and participates every day in class. She spends time doing her best work on Seesaw and takes the time to add color and detail to her beautiful journal pictures!
  • Niall Solomon: For always doing his best to participate in class!
  • Layne Elsey: For having a positive attitude and doing her best work each and every day!
  • Addie Mejia: For always doing her best work and putting her best effort!
  • Kekoa Hunter: For being a wonderful student to work with who always does his best!
  • Noah Mastro: For always participating in conversations, having a positive attitude, and for all of his hard work that he shares on seesaw each week.
  • Seikemi Ojosipe: For always doing her best work and putting her best effort!
  • Judah Gravestock: For Working really hard last week and for being so focused.
  • Nova Marshall: For doing her personal best, being a talented artist, and going up and beyond the minimum work!
  • Dante Reich: For organizational skills, neatness of his assignments, and the pride he puts into his work!
  • Airabella Zubic: For always doing such a wonderful job explaining her work on her Seesaw videos, being respectful and responsible in our zoom meetings, and always having a smile to share with everyone.
  • Brooklyn Wilson: For doing a great job staying on top of her school work. She takes pride in all her school work!
  • Anjuli Smith for showing perseverance and taking pride in her work!
  • Emma Depranos for working so hard even when there are many tech issues. She shows patience and kindness!
  • Bailey Reagen for her amazing attendance, always being on time and ready with materials, and participation in class!
  • Liam Mattei: For consistently completing assigned activities on Seesaw and participating on Zoom by answering questions!
  • Sadie Labarthe: For consistently and positively participating on Zoom and asking clarifying questions! Nice active learning, Sadie!

Kona Ice Drive-Through! 10/29

* We understand the wait times might be on the longer side during this event. Please bring your patience and your Aloha Spirit!
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Halloween! 1-3pm 10/30

We know the Coronavirus is changing the way we Halloween this year...but fear not, we can still have a little fun. Grant is holding a Drive-by Halloween!

*Cruise up to the front of Grant School between 1pm and 3pm on October 30th (the Friday before Halloween.)

*Mask up and roll down the window and we'll deliver a Halloween goodie bag. Boooo!

*Come in costume or just roll by to say hello and get your bag 'o fun!

*Please send your a photo of your students in their Halloween costumes to Ms. Grey at to participate in the Halloween slideshow!

Mary's (West Side) Dine & Donate, 11/2

On November, 2nd, Mary's (West side location only) will donate 20% of receipts for take-out, delivery and gift cards back to Grant. Support Local! If you need gift cards for the holidays, you can't go wrong with Mary's.

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Picture Days are Coming! 11/16 & 11/17

Mugsyclicks is back and ready to take your student's portrait! Please stay tuned for a schedule this week. We will invite families to drive up in a time window based on the student's last name.

Photos will be taken outdoors and the process will adhere to health and safety protocols.

Original Works Gifts

Art is due back to school on October, 30th or earlier!
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Helpful Links for Grant Families

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Petaluma Library Virtual Events!

Dear Educators and Community Partners,

We hope this message finds you well and you are all staying safe. We miss seeing you at the library SO much!! Below are some links that may be helpful. Please check it out when you get a chance.

We are not publishing a monthly calendar at this time, but we are offering a variety of virtual events.

Please call us if you have any questions, 707-763-9801.

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Online Resources

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Sonoma County Library YouTube Channel

In the Thank You Column:

  • Big thank you to Maryann Pacheco for her incredible generosity and love for our students!
  • Thank you to our Grant teachers for including some Halloween fun.
  • Many thanks to Michelle Wilson for your work on Grant's Dine & Donate events