GRAND VIEW ELEMENTARY- NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD WINNER

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Grand View is very proud of our recently announced National Blue Ribbon Award.  This award was given to 285 public schools and 50 private schools across the nation.  This represents less than one half a percent of the almost 200,000 schools in the United States.  We all know that we deserve this recognition due to our outstanding staff, students and parents.  If you are interested in reading the actual application please click on this link: http://nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov/awardwinners/winning/15ca464pu_grand_view_elementary_school.html

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MBUSD ELEMENTARY HOMEWORK – READING, READING, AND MORE READING

 

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By Dr. Brett Geithman, Executive Director, MBUSD Educational Services

I’m a parent of a Kindergartener and 2nd Grader. On those nights when we have dance, followed by soccer practice, while also trying to fit in homework, dinner and a bath before the 7:45 bedtime (if I’m being honest) the first homework assignment we cut out is reading. Many of you can probably relate, as you don’t have to turn in anything for reading and you can “make it up” on the weekend, right? Even though I understand the research behind the importance of reading, and should probably skip spelling that evening instead of reading, I have this guilt of sending my kid to school the next day without that spelling sheet completed.

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PTA Meeting Thursday 8:30 AM Cafeteria

Donuts, coffee, friends, gossip! PTA meetings have it all. Grab a donut and coffee and get caught up on what is going on at Grand View on Thursday, 9/24 from 8:30-9:30 AM. Presenters include our superstar principal, Rhonda Steinberg, our dedicated school board rep, Christine Cronin Hurst, our amazing MBEF Director, Farnaz Flecher and more. See you there!

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