Grifton School Weekly Update

Week of May 17-21

End of Year Test Dates

May 17: Virtual Students Math Assessments

May 21: 5th/8th Science EOG (Virtual and Face to Face Students)

May 24: Virtual Students ELA Assessments

May 26: ELA EOG Face to Face Students

May 28: Math EOG Face to Face Students

Virtual Academy for 4th - 8th Grade

Students in grades 4-8 have the option of registering for Pitt Count Virtual Academy for the 2021-22 school year during the designated registration window, May 3-14. 2021. To learn more, and apply please use this link:

If you have any questions please call Grifton School


Yearbooks are on Sale - $20

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Student Drop Off

Students cannot be dropped off until 7:30. There are no staff on duty to monitor students until 7:30, so for the safety of your student please wait until 7:30 to drop off a student.

Pre-K Parents

Reminder for Pre-K students that school takes place Monday-Friday. If you have not registered your child for Pre-K for next year please do so.

Virtual Mondays Continue Through the End of the School Year!

*Students must log in, check in and/or complete assignments in order to be counted present.

Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year has begun! Any child who will be 5 years old by August 31st can register. A parent or guardian can come to the school between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM daily to pick up a registration packet and receive a tour of the school.

To enroll a student, parents should take the following documents to the school:

Birth Certificate

Immunization Records

Court order for guardianship (if student is living with someone other than the parent)

Two proofs of residence. Examples include:

A. Notarized rental/purchase agreement

B. Utility bills (electric, telephone, gas, etc.)

C. Automobile registration

D. Car insurance and property insurance policies

E. Income tax W-2 form and property tax bill

Additional information about kindergarten registration, including the enrollment forms, can be found at this website:

Pre-Kindergarten registration forms will also be available for any child who will be four years old by August 31st.

Excusing Student Absences

*When your child is absent from school, please send a note with your child, email Mrs. Wells ( or drop off a note at the office. This will ensure that the absence is excused. If you notify the office, the office staff will notify the teacher for you.

Meal Information for Families

Children ages 1-18 can pick up meals in the bus circle facing Church Street every day from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM.

Bus Delivery

Bus delivery of meals is still an option during virtual learning. Please note that bus delivery requires prior reservation. The reservations to receive meals by bus for next week are due by 3pm this Wednesday. Here are the links to reserve meal deliveries for any week:

Bus Delivery Preorder Link: Lastname A-L (order by 3pm every Wednesday for the next week)

Bus Delivery Preorder Link: Last Name M-Z (order by 3pm every Wednesday for the next week)

ONE Day Bus Delivery and Curbside Pick-up Starts April 12, 2021

Starting Monday, April 12, School Nutrition Services will begin one day meal deliveries that include 7 days of breakfasts and 7 days of lunches. All meals are shelf stable and will be delivered on Mondays only. One day meal deliveries will be offered to students that are participating in 100% virtual learning. These students will receive an email that includes the bus meal delivery survey link. The survey link will be emailed each week on Mondays and it will close on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm. All meals delivered by bus must be preordered. Please remember you are preordering meals for the following week. Please have your PowerSchool student ID number ready to choose meals. Bus meal deliveries will be offered to 100% virtual students through Monday, May 24.

Starting Monday, April 12, School Nutrition Services will also begin one day curbside meal pick ups that include 7 days of breakfasts and 7 days of lunches. All meals are shelf stable and can be picked up on Mondays only. Curbside meals are FREE for children ages 1 to 18.

Child Nutrition Flyer

Parent Access to PowerSchool and Canvas App

Families can keep track of 3rd through 8th grade student grades and assignments in two ways:

Power School Parent Portal:

Canvas App for Parents:

Pitt County Schools Helpdesk Information

Parents seeking tech support need to contact the technology office during or after hours.

Technology Support for Staff and Students:

Tech FAQ:

Online CHAT -- M-F 8:00 - 5:00 and 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Helpdesk: 830-4222

2020-21 School Fees and Online Payment Information

*$10 School Fees

Families can now pay for school fees online via

School Spirit Wear Online Store is now Open!

Our spirit shirt store is now available ALL YEAR for you to shop at your convenience!

We have several styles and colors for you to choose from and we even have masks for sale!

You can choose to have your order shipped directly to your home or shipped to the school to be sent home with your child.

Please make sure to check the size chart to find what size will work best. All sales are final and returns are only accepted on damaged or defective items.

2020-21 Pitt County Schools Calendar