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GRASSY CREEK ELEMENTARY March 19, 2021

Spring Break is Fast Approaching

Prospector families.... Get ready, Get Set...... Spring Break!!!

This is just a friendly reminder that Spring Break begins March 29, 2021 and ends April 4, 2021. School reconvenes April 5, 2021.

Staff Contact List

We encourage you to reach out to your child's teacher anytime! Please use this link from our school website to find email addresses and extensions. We want to partner with you!

Kindergarten Kick-Off

HEY FAMILIES, KINDERGARTEN KICK-OFF IS MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2021 from 5:30 - 7P.M. For Safety Reasons we are asking that you bring the child who be be enrolling and one adult only. Pre-registration will be required. This day is set up for you to meet the Kindergarten Teachers, Office Staff and visit a kindergarten classroom. Come learn more about our school! Another reminder will be sent out closer to the actual date along with the pre-registration link.
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REMINDER: 4th Quarter VLA BOOKS

All VLA students can now pick up their 4th quarter MATH BOOKS here at school between the hours of 8 A.M. & 3:30 P.M.
MSD Warren Twp S.A.F.E. Reopening Plan

As we return to in-person learning, please review our S.A.F.E. Reopening Plan for guidance. PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO NEW UPDATES ON PAGE 10 (see image below).

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Warren Family & Caregiver Spring Survey Link

Warren families & caregivers! We’d love to hear YOUR thoughts on how we’re doing with health and safety measures, communication, and family needs. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey open now through March 29. Take the survey today .

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MSD Warren Township Inclement Weather Guidance

Please see the township website with updated guidance regarding school delays and cancellations due to poor weather.

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P-EBT Card

All Warren Township Schools will participate and provide the necessary data to the Division of Family Resources for the 3rd round of the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT). I've attached P-EBT flyers that reflect the new English and Spanish (***Note: The FSSA flyers direct families to contact their school with questions). For more information, visit https://www.warren.k12.in.us/article/388678?org=msd-of-warren-township, which includes links to the FSSA P-EBT webpage and FAQs.


It is essential that you keep your card, as additional P-EBT assistance will be loaded back onto this same card. Again, PLEASE KEEP THIS CARD. For additional questions or information, please feel free to call our Food Service Department at 317-869-4381 or 317-869-4389, or you can visit https://www.in.gov/fssa/dfr/dfr-policy-changes-and-actions/pandemic-ebt/.


If you should happen to move and need to complete a change of address form, please visit the following link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ur-ZIQmkE0wxBi0WTPYjbJ_x7DdGCFIvwlvRHlpyNNUN1pDMjdWOE1EQ1o5QTJQTkNJTFY0UVlCUi4u

Bus Safety Reminders  Students are not permitted to run after the bus for any reason. If your child leaves an item on the bus, he or she will retrieve it the next day. If your child misses the bus, they should return home and notify you immediately.  Feel free to call our front office if you need additional assistance. Thanks in advance for assisting your child’s bus driver with keeping every child safe.

MASKS & SAFETY REMINDERS ON THE BUS

Parents please remember that your child MUST wear their facial masks while they are on the bus as well as wearing them when they enter the building and walk to their assigned classroom

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Students are not permitted to run after the bus for any reason. If your child leaves an item on the bus, he or she will retrieve it the next day. If your child misses the bus, they should return home and notify you immediately. Feel free to call our front office if you need additional assistance. Thanks in advance for assisting your child’s bus driver with keeping every child safe.

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Parent Recommendation Form - 2021-2022 High Ability

Parents may refer their child for high ability consideration for the 2021-2022 school year. Complete this form to do so. The window is open through March 26th to collect the recommendations. A recommendation does not guarantee placement.

Tech Support

We are expanding our technology help desk hours at Moorhead Community Resource Center! Our new hours will be Monday-Friday from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. K-4 VIRTUAL students with iPad issues should be brought here. Chromebooks can still be brought to any of the three Intermediate Middle Schools during school hours, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday,, or the Chromedesk at the High School during 1st and 2nd period, Monday - Friday. If you cannot access the above times and locations for some reason, you can also submit a help ticket through IncidentIQ here.


If you are in need of a Hotspot please use the link below to make your request.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B02rXd5tSfr8mIgpI_--EPObW7lA7MOzEwI47JMqIRQ/edit


If you are in need of Parent Tech Support please use the link below.
https://www.warren.k12.in.us/o/msd-of-warren-township/page/parent-tech-info


Moorhead technology help desk is located at door 11 at the rear of the building near the playground. Please drive through the gate on the west side of the building and, after parking, enter door 11 for assistance.
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Help for Virtual Learning

If you have any technology needs, you can access one of the following supports:

  • Technology Help Desk at Moorhead Community Resource Center from 11:00 - 1:00, Monday - Friday. iPad concerns should be directed here.

  • Submit a help ticket through IncidentIQ by clicking on Technology under the Explore Tab and then select Parent Tech Info.


If you have any academic needs, you can access the following supports:

  • Contact your child's teacher(s) for support.

  • Contact your child's school counselor or administrator.

Mrs. Forey, counselor - kforey@warren.k12.in.us or 317-532-3100 x3123

Ms. Hardin, dean - mhardin@warren.k12.in.us or 317-532-3102

Mrs. Merchant, principal - cmerchan@warren.k12.in.us or 317-532-3101


If you have other needs beyond what is being provided, you can access of the following resources:

  • Contact your child’s counselor or administrator. All of our schools are open during normal school hours. Grassy Creek's office line is 317-532-3100.

  • Share your request through our outreach hotline at 317-608-0545 or email at MSDWarrenOutreach@warren.k12.in.us.

  • Visit our Moorhead Community Resource Center. Monday / Wednesday / Friday - 8:00 - 4:00 or Tuesday / Thursday - 8:00 - 8:00.

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Moorhead Community Resource Center

Services

  • Support for Homeless Students and Families
  • Housing and Utility Support
  • Foster Care Support
  • Food & Clothing Pantry Services through Sonny Day
  • Nutritional Education
  • Mental Health Counseling for Individuals and Families
  • Registration Assistance for Health Insurance
  • Substance Abuse Education and Support Groups
  • Healthy Relationships Education
  • Latino Support Services
  • Mentoring Services
  • Employment Services
  • Tutoring Services


For more information about the Moorhead Community Resource Center, click here. If you have needs beyond what is being offered, please reach out to your child's home school or contact us through the Community Outreach hotline at 317-608-0545.

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