Welcome to Grand Ridge Grade School

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Our Vision

In partnership with our families and community, Grand Ridge CCSD #95 will educate all students to reach their highest potential.  Grand Ridge will provide a safe learning environment, will respond to students' individual learning and emotional needs, and will maintain high expectations for achievement.  Our goal is to develop students who are responsible, respectful, kind, and passionate for life-long learning.  

Flag at half-staff for observance of Pearl Harbor Day

The following positions are open:

Speech Language Pathologist (still looking for someone to be long-term)   If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Ahearn or Mr. Sanders at 815-249-6225

Student of the Quarter

The quality that was being looked for is "Grit"/Perseverance in Adversity.

Congratulations to the PBIS Student of the Quarter

Kindergarten      Armando Ahlfield

1st Grade           Jaxon Mundy

2nd Grade          Mariah Williams

3rd Grade          Ty Smith

3rd Grade          Oliver Kearfott

4th Grade          Evan Ristau

5th Grade          Emma Rambo

6th Grade          Saige McNeill

7th Grade          Kyotee McNeill

8th Grade           Jaelyn Blakemore

Midterms

Midterms are now available to be viewed in TeacherEase.

Lead Test Results for Lead in Water may be found in our Contracts and Statements section of our website.  If you have questions, please contact Mr. Sanders at the school.

 

News and Notes

·Important 8th Grade Dates
Important 8th Grade Dates ...Read more...
·Important Music Dates
Important Music Dates ...Read more...
·Senior Lunch
Senior Lunch ...Read more...

Message from the Office

ATTENTION!!! Please notifiy the Office if you have an address change or phone number change.  If there is ever an emergency it's important to keep all records current.

Arriving in the Morning and Picking up

Parents, we need your assistance with the rules for arriving in the morning and picking up after school.

Before School:

The school day begins at 8:15 and ends at 3:00.  Wednesdays are 2:20 dismissal.  Students should start arriving by 8:00 and no later than 8:15.    Lately we have had students being dropped off at school as early as 7:30; Students should not be on school grounds before 8:00.  Breakfast children may enter at 8:00.  The doors will be locked until 8:05.  Children walking should use the crossing walk if they need to cross the street.  The Crossing Guard is there to assist them.  Riders should use the north main entrance by the office.  Parents who drive their students to school must drop off the children on the west side of the building between 8:00 and 8:15.

After School:

School dismisses at 3:00 pm.  Students are to leave the building immediately at close of school day, unless under the supervision of a teacher.  Students who are walking will exit the building using the east side doors near the playground.

Bus Notes:

Parents should send a note with their child at the beginning of the day.  Phone calls will not be accepted.  The office will write a Bus Slip that must be given to the bus driver letting them know your child is not riding.  Parents or guardians arriving at the end of the day to pick up a child will not be allowed to take the student off the bus unless a bus note has been written.

Homework Program Dismissal:

Effective Tuesday, November 28th, students that stay for the Homework Program will follow new dismissal procedures for locations where they are to be picked up.

Walkers will be dismissed as usual to proceed out Door E2 down the alley.

Car riders will exit the building out of Door N1 on the Northside of the new addition.  All students that are picked up by a parent or guardian will only exit out this door.

 

 

 

School Calendar

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Full Calendar

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Breakfast

**PLEASE NOTE: MENU IS

   SUBJECT TO CHANGE

   W/ AVAILABILITY**

 

December 11

   Cereal

   Banana Bread

   Fruit

   Juice

December 12

   Egg Wrap

   Sweet Potato Tots

   Fruit

   Juice

December 13

   Honey Squares

   Yogurt

   Fruit

   Juice

December 14

   Frudel

   Fruit

   Juice

December 15

   Omelet

   Toast / Jelly

    Fruit

    Juice

December 18

   Mini Cinnis

   Fruit

   Juice

December 19

   Sausage Biscuit

   Fruit

   Juice

Decmeber 20

   Cereal

   Granola Bar

    Fruit

   Juice

December 20

   11:50 Dismissal

Christmas Break 

   Dec. 21 - Jan. 3

    Classes Resume Jan. 4

Lunch

**PLEASE NOTE: MENU IS

   SUBJECT TO CHANGE

   W/ AVAILABILITY**

 

Decmeber 11

    Ham Sandwich

    Wedges

    Fruit

    Condiments

Decmeber 12

    Chicken Nuggets

    BBQ or Ketchup Cup

    Fresh Broccoli

    Ranch Cup

    Orange Smiles

Decmeber 13

    Creamed Ham

    Ham over Biscuit

    Grean Beans

    Strawberries

Decmeber 14

    Under the Sea

    Baked Bean

    Applesauce

December 15

    Pizza

    Corn

    Fruit

December 18

    Chili Dog w/ Bun

    Baked Beans

    Fruit

    Pudding

    Condiments

December 19

    Chicken Patty on Bun

    Salad w/ Dressing

    Mandarin Oranges

    Condiments

December 20

    11:50 Dismissal

    No Lunch

Christmas Break

    Dec. 21 - Jan. 3

    Classes Resume Jan. 4