Dragon Times

Grover Heights Elementary School Newsletter Issue 2

In an inclusive and safe environment, Grover Heights will provide a high standard of academic instruction that promotes a growth mindset and challenges every student to be future ready. Recognizing our role within the greater community, we will foster lifelong learners who will contribute to society in a meaningful way.

Red Ribbon Week October 21-25

PICTURE DAY this FRIDAY

Friday, Oct. 11th, 8:30am

770 North 8th Street

Grover Beach, CA

Picture Day is Friday! Order forms are in the office. Orders can also be placed online. Please reference the Lifetouch emails that were sent out to parents.

Donuts With Dudes!

Friday, Oct. 11th, 7:15-8:15am

Grover Heights MPR

Bring your favorite dude, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle and join us for a donut breakfast. The theme is "Morning at the Dude Ranch" so be ready for some western fun! This event is free and ALL are welcome. If you don't have a dude to bring, no worries! A PTA Member will be posted at the door, ready to match kids up with a firefighter or police officer.

First Grade Field Trip to Avila Barn

PJ Day Dance Party Fun!

PTA Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 10th, 3-4pm

770 North 8th Street

Grover Beach, CA

Please join us in planning future events and assemblies, approving expense requests from Grover Heights Teachers and Staff, and deciding how to spend PTA dollars! Our next meeting will be November 14th at 6pm in the school library! Pizza will be served!

Parent Messages to Students During the Day

If you have a message for your student that needs to be delivered during the school day please make those calls into the office by 12pm.

Fun Run Wrap Up

Thank You cannot even begin to express it!! Just over $54,000 collected from our small and MIGHTY school!! After paying the fun run company (the most inexpensive company in our area) and paying for prizes, our PTA will have $37,820.79 to spend on our kids this year. Way to go Dragons! The most we've raised yet!

What has your PTA Funded Lately?

1st Grade Field Trip to Avila Barn, TK / Kinder Field Trip to SLO Farm, 2nd Grade Field Trip to Rancho El Chorro, Walk Through America Program - 4th grade, Rockets and Robots Assembly scheduled for Feb. 21 (whole school), Zulu Hip Hop Dance Class for EVERY child in the school in Dec. during PE - Zulu teacher will also accompany Grover Heights in the Grover Beach Holiday Parade where kids can show off dance learned along the parade route, 10 Musical Theater Classes for EVERY child plus performance - currently teaching upper grades, science camp deposit for 6th grade.

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BOX TOPS! Due October 25th!

Clipped Box Tops are due to the office by October 25th to get them in by the Nov 1st submission date. Please turn them in with your child's name and teacher's name on the baggie. The class that turns in the most Box Tops will receive a hot cocoa and treats party! The second and last collection date of the year is March 1st. Keep clipping and saving those box tops! Last year Grover Heights received $517.90 just from clipping Box Tops! Our goal this year is to clip enough to receive $800!

Does Your Child Love Art, Music, Dance, Film, Writing or Photography?

Please consider having him or her enter the PTA Reflections Art Competition. Last year we had 2 Grover Heights Students recognized countywide for their entries! This year's theme is "Look Within." Click on the link to access entry forms in each category. Reflections Art Program Student Participant Forms | California State PTA If we have multiple entries, we may need to have judges from other school select our entries in each category. Due to PTA Mailbox in Office by November 6! Please email Mariam Shah at gobluemariam@yahoo.com with questions of if you would like to give her your entry.

Family Movie Night

Friday, Nov. 8th, 6-8pm

770 North 8th Street

Grover Beach, CA

FREE Event on the backlawn of the school. Concessions for purchase provided by the Sammer Jeffers Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research.

Grover Heights Calendar of Events

Please check the website for an updated list of our calendar of events which includes school closure dates, minimum days, and special events.

PTA Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 14th, 6-8pm

Library

Our first evening PTA meeting of the year! Please join us as pizza will be served!