Grewenow Gazette

Vol 1.13: May is Upon Us

May is Upon Us

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


Grewenow. We are Great; we are Growing!

Principal's Message

Get Connected

This month's message is simple. Families, please checkout our school's website, get connected with us on Facebook, and follow us in Twitter @GrewenowES and #GoGrewenow. We want to share our story, and the phenomenal things our students and staff do every day with you all. Our school is great and we are all growing and learning every day!

Academic Learning Updates

Grewenow Expo and Ice Cream Social

Thursday, May 3rd from 5-6:30PM is our annual Grewenow Expo. It will feature academic showcases from all of our students (All classes will be showing off the wonderful projects they completed during the year) as well as the following special performances

Lincoln Jazz Band 5:15-5:30 - gym
Drama Club 5:30- multi-purpose room

Perhaps most exciting: Ice cream will be provided by Culvers! Join us for the fun and celebration of Grewenow!

General School Announcements

2018-19 School Year Registration

Believe it or not, online registration for the 2018-2019 School is OPEN! Click this link to navigate to the registration page and get ahead for next year!


DIrections for online restration are available on the registation page. If you need other assitance you can stop by the Education Support Center (District Offices) 3600 52nd Street or call 359-7700

Phantom Ranch Attendees

Please remember that ALL MEDICATION TAKEN AT PHANTOM RANCH MUST BE AT THE SCHOOL (IN THE OFFICE) BY MONDAY, MAY 7TH, AND MUST BE IN THE ORIGINAL CONTAINER.

Thank you.

K/1 Spring Concert

The Kindergarten and First Grade students have been working hard to prepare their spring concert for you.
They are having so much fun learning their songs!
The concert will be held on Wednesday, May 9th at 6:00PM in the Grewenow School Gym.

Grewenow Sports Day!!!

Our Annual Sports Day at Grewenow School is approaching fast and we will need your help!


Sports Day will be held on Thursday, June 7, from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.. All students in Grades K-5 will be participating. We are looking for volunteers to help us out on this day to make it a special event for our students.


If you are interested in helping us out, look for information to come home on Wednesday, May 16. Parents, Grandparents, or older siblings can volunteer their time on this day.
Please remember that all volunteers must have a current Criminal Background Check on file with the Kenosha Unified School District. If you are unsure, please call the Grewenow Office at 262-359-6362, and we will be happy to check on this for you.


Also, to make the day even more special for our students, staff, and volunteers, we will be providing a special hot dog lunch that day. School lunch will not be available.

Mark your calendars and look for the sign-up form to come home on May 16!!!

Summer School Registration

Registration for Summer School begins on March 19 and runs through until May 11, 2018.
Students can be registered online at: www.kusd.edu/departments/summeropportunities or, at your child's school office.
*Registration at boundary areas schools is guaranteed until May 11th, 2018. After May 11, enrollment depends on available space.
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School Parking Lot

Parents and caregivers, Please do NOT to pull into the parking lot as we have several students that walk through this area and it is NOT safe for them when we have unauthorized cars coming and going.

Summer Recreation Programs

Kenosha Unified School District Recreation Department 2018 Summer Programs for Children Registration Begins Wednesday, May 2nd

The Kenosha Unified School District Recreation Department will begin registration at 8:00am on Wednesday, May 2nd for its free Summer Instructional Swim classes to be held at Bradford High School offered in three separate sessions, consisting of coed classes, which run twelve consecutive weekdays for children ages 6 - 14 (must be age 6 by 8/31/18).
Session dates are as follows: Session A. June 18 - July 3,
Session B. July 5 -July 20, and Session C. July 23-August 7.
Classes are determined by age. Registration will take place online at our website: www.kusd.edu/departments/recreation-0 starting at 8:00am.
Space is limited and classes fill up fast. You are only allowed to sign up for a maximum of 2 sessions per child.

In addition, Registration for all of our free Sports Programs will begin at 8:00 am on Wednesday, May 9th. Registration will take place online at our website: www.kusd.edu/departments/recreation-0 starting at 8:00am. We offer coed instructional classes for Elementary Basketball, Base/Softball and Soccer for children ages 6 – 11 (must be age 6 by 8/31/18). Free Tennis lessons are also available for children ages 6 – 18. A Weight Training Program for Students in Grades 8 – 12 is available for a fee of $20.00. Space is limited and classes fill up fast.

Classes are open to all Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie and Somers students and you must reside within the KUSD school boundaries.


Please review the catalog of all our offered programs on our website www.kusd.edu/departments/recreation-0. If you do not have internet access or need assistance you may come to our office located at 2717 67th Street, (Inside the west entrance of the Senior Citizen Center on Roosevelt Road) between the hours of 8:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Friday. If you have questions, please call 262-359-6225.

Clothing Drive Thank -You!

We wanted to sincerely thank everyone who donated to our clothing drive!
It was a success!
Here are a few photos of the items donated.

Family Resources

April is Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month

Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, stable, and nurturing environment. Please join us during April to “Say Something, Do Something for Kids,” by promoting and strengthening child abuse prevention efforts in Wisconsin.

View the April Family Resource Newsletter

Coat and Toy Giveaway

Families with children can receive FREE winter coat, toy, and food.
Registration begins August 1st, 2018 and you can register at:
Women and Chidlren's Horizon Cesar Chevaz Learning Station
Community Action Agency Kenosha County Center (Hwy 45&50)
ELCA Outreach Center Kenosha County Job Center
UMOS

Click on the link below for further information and instructions.
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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 GiFTC.info@gmail.com

More Information: Grewenow Teacher Webpages

This link will take you to classroom webpages where teachers may post classroom resources and newsletters.

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