The Grizzette

Week of October 31st- November 4th

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Tuesday, November 1 is a student holiday and a day reserved for parent/teacher conferences. There will not be any classes held for Elementary students. Please contact your child's teacher(s) for your conference time.

No Lunch Visitors

There will be no lunch visitors the week of November 7th- November 11th in order to get ready for Thanksgiving Feasts. We appreciate your understanding.

Veterans Day Color Run

We're excited to announce that we will be partnering with NextOp for this years Veterans Day Color Run on Saturday, November 12th at 8 am. Registration and donations will be accepted til the event date. Registration is at

NextOp connects veterans and military members to career opportunities. Their goal is to bridge the gap between the military and industries in need of diverse and skilled talent.

All GE family and community members are invited to attend.

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Wall of Honor for Veterans

This Veteran's Day we would like to honor our Groves families who have Veterans by having a Wall of Honor. First, make a copy of the google slide template found here. Then, complete slide 2 and save (See slide 3 for an example). If you have multiple Veterans in your family, please add slides after slide 2. Finally, email Becky Norris at your completed google slide by Thursday, November 3rd. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Norris at


A Message from the Librarian

Groves Elementary appreciates EVERYONE who came out to shop the book fair and support our library! Thanks to YOU, we can purchase the best books for your students. A huge thank you to all of our amazing parent volunteers. It could never happen without you.

If your student was ill or otherwise unable to attend the book fair, you can still shop our online fair until 10/30. Your eWallet works there too! Visit to shop. Those funds will also just roll over to the Spring book fair if unused.

Special Notice About Car Rider Drop Off

Students are not to be dropped off in the staff parking lot or bus lane during morning drop off. Please utilize the unassisted and assisted car drop off lines on the Insperity driveway side of the building


It is important that all student absences be reported to the school in a timely manner. Please use ONE of the following methods to report the absence.

- Call the attendance line at 281-641-5019 or

- Email the attendance specialist at or

- Complete the online absence form that can be found here.

If your student has visited a doctor while they were absent then please make sure to send in a signed/stamped doctors note within 48 hours of their return to school.

For more information about attendance please click here.

Wise Wednesday Parent Clips

Do you have a career in the Business and Industry Endorsement? We need your help! Our 2nd 9 weeks College, Career, and Military Readiness focus will be on Careers in the Business and Industry Endorsement area. Careers in the area of Business and Industry include:

*Entrupenuers or Small Business Owners

*Accounting, Finance & Marketing

*Architecture & Construction

*Transportation & Logistics

*Welding, Electricians, Heating and Air Conditioning Technicians

  1. Visit this link

  2. Login with your Microsoft,Google, or create a Flipgrid account

  3. Click on the endorsement related to your career.

  4. Record your video in FlipGrid or login to flip grid and upload your video. Videos must be 2 minutes or less.

Parents, if you work in the field of Business and Industry we need your HELP! Please record a brief flipgrid clip about your job for us to show during Den Time on October 19th to introduce our students to the Business and Industry Career Endorsement. Login to Flipgrid with Microsoft, Google, or create an account. We can't wait to see your clips!

Groves Theatre

For those of you who were unable to attend our parent meeting this morning here is a link to all the information you need to know. If you have any questions please email them to

Lunches with Heroes

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November Lunch Menu

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Food Delivery for Students

Just a reminder that students are not allowed food deliveries by outside vendors (Door Dash, Uber Eats, etc.) or directly from a restaurant. We welcome parents to drop off lunch in the front atrium. Thank you!

Lunch Schedule

See below for a link to the lunch schedule. This staggered lunch schedule will allow students to have more time to eat their meals without rushing.

Birthday Treats

Please contact your child's teacher to set up dropping off of birthday treats. They can be dropped off at the front office. Please make sure it is a store bought item confirmed with your teacher in case of allergies. Individually wrapped is recommended. No goodie bags, gifts or balloons will be accepted. Ice cream can be purchased from the cafeteria. This must be done in advance and the form can be found on our website.

Credit by Exam

Below please find information regarding the Fall 2022 Credit By Exam for Acceleration registration and testing dates/deadlines. Additional communication will be sent out in January for spring testing registration.

Parents complete Credit By Examination Registration Form and give it to your student's Counselor before the desired testing window deadline.

Spring Testing

March 6-10, 2023
Registration Deadline February 14, 2023

Summer Testing
June 5-8, 2023
July 10-13, 2023
Registration Deadline May 5, 2023


Spirit Night is Coming!

Please join us November 2nd from 5-8pm at Tin Roof for Spirit Night!!

2022 Veterans Day Program and Breakfast

Calling all Military Veterans! Please save the date for a Veterans Day parade, program and breakfast on Friday, November 11th at 8:15 am. Check-in will begin at 8 am. Your student/students may come with you at 8:15 and then go to class after. Please RSVP here:

Manners Banquet Sponsorship

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2022-2023 Yearbook

2022-2023 Yearbook - We are so excited to announce that the 2022-2023 Yearbook will be in collaboration with our first ever Groves Elementary Yearbook Club. Students will help design, take pictures, and create layouts. You may order your yearbooks now at (search Groves Elementary in 77346) for an early bird price of $30 (ends 2/1/23). We will have a summer delivery to be able to include all parties, spring events and 5th grade of year activities, but we will be selling inserts at the end of year for students to collect autographs, so you don't need to purchase an insert now. 5th grade only dedications available for purchase now, but the design isn't due until next Spring. Order now because we have a limited number of books that will sell out!!

Holiday Market

We are looking for vendors for our 4th Annual Holiday Market! Email Jacqueline at for more info!!

Party Fees

We are missing over 200 party fees and need these in order to start planning future parties. Party fees can be paid at

Spirit Shop

We still have plenty of spirit shop options available at Everything in stock is here and can be delivered to classrooms. Check out what's available - this year's selections are amazing!!

Become a PTO Volunteer

We love our volunteers and are always looking for new helpers! If you'd like to be informed of any and all volunteer opportunities at GE, please fill out the google form below to receive email notifications. Remember, you'll need to complete the volunteer application at before coming to help. Thank you all for supporting our school!

Google form:

Membership Dues

We are still collecting membership dues as well. The simple act of joining the PTO provides instant financial support for our students! It's also a great way to stay informed about what's happening at school while connecting with other parents in meaningful ways. Dues can be paid at

Spirit Sticks

PTO will be selling spirit sticks every Friday at 7:30 am in the front of the school. Cash only please!

Birthday Marquee

Birthday messages for the front marquee can be purchased at Please purchase by the 20th of the month before your child's birthday. For example, September birthday messages must be ordered by August 20th.

Stock the Lounge

We love finding ways to spoil our Groves teachers and staff! Please help us stock the teacher's lounge. Donations can be placed in the bin inside the entryway of the school that's marked PTO. Thank you so much!! Sign up here:

Daily Art Studio Helpers

Our fabulous art teacher, Ms. Kris (Yetter), needs some help transitioning in between grade periods in the mornings. Please sign up for a time slot (or more) to help her set up and clean up her room.

You MUST fill out the PTO / Volunteer Background check for Humble ISD for the new school year available here:

An approval email can take up to 72 hours to receive.

Please consider signing up here:

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Thank you to the Goddard School of Lake Houston & Smile Big Pediatric Dentistry for continuing to support our school! We appreciate you!!

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