Grant Weekly Bulletin 1.17.2022

Grant Gators

NEW COVID PROTOCOL GUIDANCE


Please make sure to read the district email sent out to the community today, Friday, Jan. 14, entitled COVID Updates. Quarantine timelines have been adjusted for both positive and close contact cases. Our goal continues to implement prevention measures while maintaining in-person learning.


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All students currently quarantined as a result of being a school-associated close contact to a positive case, AND are symptom-free, are eligible for immediate return.

Principals Corner

Hello Grant Families,


Safety is our #1 priority at Grant Elementary. We know our parking lot is not perfect; however, we do our best every day to ensure the safety of our students. It has been shared with me by several parents that our 4 way stop/crossing area right before you enter Grant Elementary has been unsafe due to traffic plowing through when pedestrians are trying to cross the street. Please pack your patience during our arrival and dismissal as it would break our hearts if any student and/or parent was hurt based on unsafe travel. We know it's busy and we acknowledge that therefore please lookout for anyone crossing the street at that four-way stop as we are a pretty fabulous community that I love to serve.


We hope all our parents noticed the Wayne County Vaccine Clinic email that came out from Livonia Public Schools on January 11 to our families. Please take advantage if you can and make the best choice for your family. If you need more information please visit our livoniapublicschools.org website.


If/when your child(ren) are out for Close Contact to a student at school or test positive to COVID19 I will send home a Learning Plan through email to you. The teacher will gather materials and have them ready in our vestibule and/or post-classwork on Google Classroom. Our teachers have been working very hard to ensure that our students at home get what they need while they are out. Please take advantage of any work that you can get/do. Of course, if your child is sick we do not expect them to be doing school work. We want them to rest up and get better so they can return to Grant Elementary as soon as possible.


Please check out the livoniapublicschools.org website for bus cancellations this week as we have a morning and afternoon route canceled. It can be found under the announcement section for each week. Have a wonderful weekend!


Sincerely,


Mrs. Sherri Mazzoni

PTSA - Reflection Winners from Grant Elementary

From the Livonia PTSA Council:


Congratulations to our Reflections winners! The theme this year was "I Will Change the World By..." and we know you will!


We are very proud of all of the students who participated, but especially want to congratulate these award winners. All winners of the Award of Excellence and the Award of Merit will advance to state judging.


We are happy to announce that the results of this year's Reflections arts program have been posted and Grant has 3 winners! Please help us congratulate them!


Ella Dowell

Award of Excellence

1st Grade - Primary Division

Music Composition

Being Kind


Lydia Didlake

Award of Merit

3rd Grade - Intermediate Division

Literature

I Can Change the World


Adelina Calleja

Award of Excellence

1st Grade - Primary Division

Visual Arts

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Their entries will now advance to state-level judging! Good luck Gators!

Yearbook Cover CONTEST!

Hey Gators! This was posted on our Grant Elementary PTA- Livonia page so I wanted to reshare it. It's that time for the Yearbook cover contest. I will be accepting all entries from ANY student K thru 4th!! The winner will win a yearbook, besides the cover!


EACH SUBMISSION MUST INCLUDE:

- Grant Elementary

- 2021/2022 (or 2021 - 2022)


**PLEASE NOTE the drawings need to have the following or it will be disqualified!

Size is 8.5" x 11"

Use portrait (vertical) orientation


Do NOT add a student's name on the cover (it needs to be on the back)


HOW TO ENTER: Have your student drop in the main office in the PTA bin or

send your design to bobbieboo80@gmail.com by JANUARY 21st. I will not take any entries after the 21st. When emailing, please include the student's name, teacher, grade, and contact info. Please this is strictly for Grant students. No siblings/parents should be assisting to be fair.


**These guidelines will be used in determining contest eligibility.


Thank you and I look forward to seeing all the entries.

Bobbie Mason

Please see the January LUNCH Menu posted below

Community with Character Trait for January is CONFIDENCE!

Happy January Gators! This month we will be learning a lot about the Community with Character Trait: Confidence. Confidence means to believe in yourself. Confidence is also a feeling or belief that you can do something well or succeed at something. Confident people have grown to love and accept themselves so much, that the practice of it has made them perfect. Hence they tend to open arms, welcome others, and smile with and without reason. With them, it is always your day, rarely ever their day. They stay humble. I can't wait to see our students display confidence during the month of January!

Grant Gator Mileage Club - We need Support!

Happy Holidays,


Here is the January sign-up genius. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0F48AAAD29A75-grant3


Thank you in advance for your help and support always!


Ms. Mulkiten

Physical Education Teacher at Grant Elementary

Important Grant Elementary Dates


Just a friendly reminder that every Wednesday is "Be Kind Wednesday" so wear your Kindness Shirts. We love wearing ours and love seeing our students do the same!


January 17 -
No School - MLK Day!


January 18-28, 2022 - K-4 students will take the Math iReady assessment.

January 28 - Birthday Treats with Mrs. Mazzoni during 2nd Recess in the cafeteria.

January 28 - At 9:05 a.m. Student of the Month Announcement for January SOM.

February 1 - 6:00 p.m. Grant PTA Meeting in Grant LMC

February 2 - District and Grant PLC from 8:55-11:55 a.m. No Students in the morning. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. With School Starting at 12:55 p.m. and Ending at 4:00 p.m.


February 2 - 1:55 p.m. Practice Lockdown Drill at Grant Elementary

February 14 - Is the 100th Day of School!


February 21 - No School- Mid Winter Recess!

Grant School Hours & Bells

8:45 a.m. Slow Roll/Drop Off Begins at Grant Elementary (Bell 1)

8:55 a.m. Instructional Time Begins (Bell 2)

K-4 Full Day: 8:55 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Half Day: 8:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

Office Hours: 8:00-4:30 p.m.

11:40-12:55 p.m. Lunch Time

4:00 p.m. Dismissal at Grant Elementary (Bell 3)


Grant Student Exit/Enter Doors include:

  • Hutchinson, Dimopoulso, Vanek - Door #1

  • A. Lenard, Gidley - Door #2

  • Buscemi, P. Lenard, Anton, Green, Dresser - Door #7

  • Bryne, Herman, Stanford, Corp - Door #10

  • Schlaud, Vlcko, Jorgensen - Door #12

  • Erickson, Olson, Bray - Door #16

  • Wright, Sholack - Door #17

  • Risko, Warner, Hamby, Pascoe #22

Daily Health Screener

As we continue our mitigation efforts and based on the mask mandate from Wayne County Health Department all staff and students will be wearing masks while in the building. It is also imperative that you take the time in the morning to complete the health screener prior to sending your children to school. If your child is not feeling well please err on the side of caution and keep them home for their safety and the safety of others. Click here to access the Health Screener

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It's a GREAT day to be a GATOR!!