THE NUGGET

GRASSY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FEBRUARY 21, 2020

GRASSY CREEK C.O.R.E. Expectations

CIVILITY

ORDER

RESPECT

EXCELLENCE

****LATE DROP OFFS NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN TO THE OFFICE. NO EXCEPTIONS.****

If you find yourself running late and your student arrives at school after the 8:05 bell rings please bring them into the office so that we can sign them in. YOU need to be with them at this drop off. NO EXCEPTIONS!

MSD of Warren Township Attendance Policy Reminder

Students with 7 or more absences will provide a doctor's excusal for each absence. Parents should send medical excusals to the classroom teachers when the student returns to school. Medical excusals will be counted as excused absences. Our goal is to ensure that your child's attendance is accurate.

ATTENDANCE PERCENTAGE 2/10 - 2/14, 2020

KG 92.34%

1ST 94.30%

2ND 96.27%

3RD 95.25%

4TH 96.67%

WHOLE SCHOOL 95.03%

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Mr. Ecker speaks to 700 plus educators

Indiana's educating the whole child summit took place this week and Grassy Creek's own 4th grade teacher Dustin Ecker was the keynote speaker. Log in to your Twitter account if you have one and listen in clicking the link below.

PTA CORNER

The next skating party is Wednesday February 26th from 6 to 8 pm at the Roller Cave.


Next PTA meeting of the school year will be at 6 pm at Grassy Creek on Thursday February 27, ALL are invited. It's from 6 pm to 7 pm.


Questions contact PTA President Haley Hilliard pta.grassycreek@gmail.com

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4th Grade Co-ed Basketball Tournament

Save the date of March 6th at 6:00 pm at the Warren Central Fieldhouse for our annual 4th grade co-ed basketball tournament. Cheer your favorite elementary school to victory in this single elimination style tournament. Also witness your Principal/Dean in the featured free throw competition before the tournament begins. Grassy Creek is currently reigning champion and we hope to regain the traveling trophy! Come cheer on the Prospectors!

SAVE THE DATE ALERT, MARCH 10th FOR GALLERY AT THE CREEK

Tuesday, March 10th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. will be our Gallery at the Creek:

What is Gallery at the Creek?

It is an Evening of Visual Art and Literacy

-Student Art work will be on exhibit

-Silent Auction for Class Paintings

-Games and Activities for families

-Free Dinner for ages 0-18/ parents $3 for dinner

YMCA ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

This fundraiser benefits Grassy Creek children who cannot afford to come to aftercare but need it.

In 2018/2019 over $9000. was given to Grassy Creek families in financial assistance.

Please consider giving today!

https://p2p.onecause.com/youthdevymca/sara-flores

GRASSY CREEK 2019/20 YEARBOOK

We've got your school year covered! Great memories are captured in pictures in your 2019/20 Grassy Creek yearbook. They are available for $11. and our order deadline is Friday February 28, 2020. We take cash or checks should be made out to Lifetouch.

Order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com

Yearbook ID Code is 10803520

MEMORIES ARE MADE TO BE REMEMBERED

Resources for Special Education

Here is an amazing resource finder for families that was shared with some of our educators at the SPED meeting this week. It can help locate services by county for all sorts of needs...babies, elderly, ASD, respite care, special education services, financial assistance, etc. See the link below.

Kids Bowl Free Program

If you are looking for a fun family activity for the summer please consider Royal Pin's kids bowl free program. It is designed to allow families to spend time together while staying active during the summer months. Follow the directions on the flyer below to enroll.
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FLU SYMPTOMS

The flu is going around. Please click below and see what the symptoms are for children and for adults.

2020 Pesticide Notification Registry

The Indiana Pesticide Review Board has regulations that impact how school corporations may use pesticides on school grounds. MSD Warren Township follows these guidelines and we are inviting parents and guardians to join our Pesticide Notification Registry. By signing up for this registry, you will be notified via email at least 48 hours prior to a pesticide application at your child’s school, subject to certain exceptions. You will be invited to sign up for this notification each school year.

You will need to sign up for this notification every school year.

If you would like to participate, please complete the required form found at www.warren.k12.in.us.

I want to visit my student, what next? See below.

ATTENTION ALL VISITORS AND PARENTS

Meet our new Raptor! Click below.

TRASH BAG SALES

Grassy Creek is selling trash bags again this year as a fundraiser. These are quality bags suitable in size and strength for your trash needs and any yard work needs. These bags are twice as thick as the leading name brand and come in three different sizes. Each roll is $10. Choose from White - 15 gallon (tall kitchen), 65 bags per roll, Yellow - 39 gallon, 25 bags per roll, or Blue - 55 gallon (super size) 16 bags per roll. Proceeds go directly into our Student Activity Fund and will be used for the students where needed.Thank you in advance for your continued support! The trash bags are available now during office hours 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Questions please call Cynthia Valencia at 317-532-3100.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION CONTINUES TO HELP GRASSY CREEK MAKE $$

If you are still collecting Box Tops from boxes, bags and cans please continue to do so. We will take them in any form. Send them to school and to the office with your student. THIS IS THE LAST WEEK WE CAN ACCEPT YOUR PAPER BOX TOPS. Please send them in to the office by February 28th. See below if you want to go digital.

BOX TOPS GOES DIGITAL

Help us raise money for our school.

1. Go to btfe.com, Apple App Store, or Google Play Store & download app

2. Create Account

3. Search 46239 & select Grassy Creek Elementary

4. Follow directions to scan receipts

5. Boom! You helped earn $$ thank you!

DON'T WRECK THE TECH

GRASSY CREEK SCHOOL TIMES

7:55 am - Students enter the building

8:03 am - All car riders unloaded, door #15 locks

8:05 am - TARDY BELL

2:55 pm - Car Riders dismissed

3:00 pm - Buses load and dismiss


School Office Hours: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

2019-2020 School Calendar

Check out the MSD Warren Township school calendar here!

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!

YMCA Before & After School Care

Are you interested in learning more about the before and after school program offered by the YMCA at Grassy Creek? Click this link to find out details!

GRASSY CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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