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Nimo Patel graced Grand View with his songs and messages of compassion and courage last week. Our amazing students shared the many things they have done to give back since Nimo's last visit: holding Penny Wars to support food for 250 children at Matanya's Hope in Kenya; providing school supplies and equipment to Cura Orphanage in Kenya and to Somos Ohana in Nicaragua; making Lunches with Love for the homeless in Venice, CA; creating a pebble garden of gratitude; and so much more! Nimo's work survives through donations. To learn more about Nimo, or to kindly support his efforts in the slums of India, please click this story headline to visit Empty Hands Music and Foundation.
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Register for the Gator Run!

Register for Grand View's Exer Urgent Care Gator Run benefitting MBEF! On Saturday, May 5, the Grand View Gators are hosting their 23rd annual Exer Urgent Care Gator Run. Proceeds from the run support MBEF, so not only is the race a fundraiser for all MBUSD schools, it’s also fun for the whole family! This is a wonderful community event that brings together serious runners, joyful joggers, and laid-back walkers. Register online today at or click the headline above.
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Parent support for MEASURE MB will make the difference

Measure MB will help retain high-quality teachers, maintain manageable class sizes, and protect quality instruction in math, reading, science, social studies, and art/music. The local funding measure would raise $2.6 million a year for six years, at an annual cost of $225 per parcel, to provide stable, reliable revenue for our schools. But this type of measure requires a super majority vote of 66.7% on June 5 to pass and the margin of victory is typically only 100 votes. EACH AND EVERY VOTE COUNTS. Please register to vote and encourage your children to register as well. Anyone age 16+ can pre-register and vote at age 18. Learn More, Endorse, and Donate at
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Congratulations to Mareen Shah on Winning Artwork

WEST BASIN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT ART CONTEST WINNER The entry by Grand View 5th grader Mareen Shah in the Water is Life Art Contest was awarded Grand Prize in the elementary school category. Mareen will receive an iPad tablet and her artwork will be reproduced on West Basin's informational and promotional materials during the coming year.
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Mix it Up at Lunch - Volunteers Needed

1ST-5TH GRADE LUNCHTIME INCLUSION PROJECT Mix It Up at Lunch is an international campaign that encourages students to sit and connect with someone new at lunch. This simple act can foster an inclusive and welcoming school environment, which in turn can help reduce biases and misperceptions. The project runs from 3/2-5/11 at Grand View. Click here to sign up to help. Questions? Email Laura Kainsinger.
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Wear red or pink and please join us as we celebrate Kindness, Compassion, and Empathy at our Spirit Assembly on 2/14 at 8:30am. Students will be singing, sharing skits, and celebrating the everyday heroes whose small actions change our world! Gratefully, Mrs. Doyle.
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Kids! We Want Your Artwork!

GATOR RUN ART CONTEST Draw, paint, or color our Grand View Gator running like a champion across the finish line! This is the 23rd Annual Grand View Gator 5K benefiting MBEF. The winning design will be featured on t-shirts, banners, flyers, postcards, and websites. The top ten designs will be made into posters to be displayed around Grand View.
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Gators Tour ABC News

Check out our proud gators on set for ABC News! This will surely be an exciting day remembered by all who participated. Thank you to these generous parents who supported our Gator Gatherings at the Annual Parent Party.
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Subscribe to this Calendar Today!

The old website calendar is shutting down as of 1/12/18.

Please be sure to subscribe today to the calendar on this website by doing the following:
Scroll to the end of the homepage "Events" listing, Click on "Show All Events", Select "Subscribe" at the far right of the month bar.
Once you have completed this task the school calendar events should appear within your personal calendar within a day.
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