Grewenow Gazette

Vol 1.5: October Wrap-up

October is drawing to a close

Read on to get the latest information on your child(ren)'s elementary school!

Grewenow. We are Great; we are Growing!

Mr. Sellenheim's Greeting

Academic Learning Updates

Grade 2/3 Pumpkin Farm Trip

This Monday, Oct. 23rd, from 8:30 - 11:00 our grade 2 and 3 students will be traveling to Jerry Smith's Pumpkin Farm! They will return to Grewenow in time to enjoy the regular lunch routine.

Families are asked to please monitor the forecast and dress your child appropriately!

Fall Conferences are Next week!

Be on the look out for confirmation of your Parent Teacher Conference time:

Reminder: these are the dates you've been saving!

Wednesday, October 25 3:15-6:15PM

Thursday, October 26 12:00PM - 3:15 PM and 5:00 - 7:00PM

Friday, October 27 7:30AM - 9:30AM

General School Announcements

School Fees are Due

If you haven't turned in your student(s) school registration fees yet this year, notification will be coming home during conferences. The $44 ($22 for K4) fee KUSD charges to elementary students is the "best deal in town" considering its good for 180 days of an amazing education experiences. Payments can be made HERE or if you have any questions, concerns, or would prefer to pay in installments, please call the office at 262-359-6362

Fire Safety/Prevention Day(s)

Since Fire Prevention week falls during the month of October, on Wednesday, the 25th, the Fire Safety House is visiting Grewenow! All of our students, grades K4 - 3, will get to participate in wonderful learning experiences about what to do in case of a fire put on by our very own Kenosha Fire Department.

The Book fair is back!

Support our school's libraries and classrooms, by attending the Scholastic Book Fair during parent teacher conferences. The wide selection of books means something for everybody and high amount of books and reading at home equals high amounts academic success at school. We can’t wait to see you at the Scholastic Book Fair! Times are as follows:

Wednesday, October 25, 3:15-6:15 PM

Thursday, October 26, 12:00-3:15 PM and 5:00-7:00 PM

Friday, October 27, 7:30-9:30 AM

Please contact Mrs. Schilz, 359-6362,, if you interested in helping out with the fair. Thank you!

Spirit wear Order Forms Coming SOON

Grewenow Spirit Wear order forms will be coming soon. Get your short or long sleeved t-shirt and/or hooded sweatshirt with the new look Didley logo!

Grewenow Elementary Collects Boxtops for Education

If you see the Box Tops for Education logo (featured to the left) on any of the household or food items your family purchases, please send them with your child to school. Our due date for final collections is this Monday, October 23!

Remember, the monies Grewenow receives from boxtops goes back to students: In the past, we've purchased playground equipment (jump ropes, balls), field trips, and even school supplies! Every Box Top makes a difference for our school.

Family Resources

Get involved and support our school through GFTC

Grewenow Family & Teacher Community or GFTC (pronounced "Giftsy") meetings will be held the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00PM in the Grewenow School library. All are welcome, membership is open, and if you are interested in learning more or, better yet, getting involved please contact

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Family Resource Newsletter

Click the Button below to download this month's Prevention Services Network (PSN) Family Resource Newsletter which was shared with you courtesy of Mrs. Wideman, our school social worker/guidance counselor.

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