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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

School Hours

School Hours: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Student drop-off: 7:30 am
First Bell: 7:55 am
Tardy Bell: 8:00 am
Early checkout time: 2:15 pm
Dismissal Bell: 3:00 pm

Mission Statement:

“We will provide a cooperative learning environment that values all people. It will support life experiences involving risk taking and problem solving that will help us become life-long learners.”

 

 

“Congratulations Griffin Eagles! School grade increased a whole letter grade to a “D”! English Language Arts Learning Gains increased by 17% and Math Learning Gains increased by 9%!!! Watch us continue to SOAR towards greatness this coming school year.”

 

 

Volunteer Information :

Background check prices will be  NOT  be increasing from $25 to $40 until NEXT school year (2019-2020).   But if you have not renewed you do need to renew every 5 years.  If you aren’t sure you need to renew,  please contact Kristi Lampp @ 863-853-6020 ext 456 or kristi.lampp@polk-fl.net.

 

Happening Now

Congratulations!!!

 

 

School Related Employee of the Year – Angie Acevedo /Teacher of the Year – Anne McCallum

 

Volunteer of the Year – Heather Bakker

Important Dates!

Parent Survey Results available in the front office in the parent/family engagement notebook

April 19th    NO SCHOOL

APRIL 24TH     EARLY RELEASE – OUT @ 12:30PM

APRIL 25TH      KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP  9-11AM

Yearbooks on sale now for $12.00  /Orders and money due by April 17th . 

 

Testing Dates:   

       FSA ELA Reading            4 & 5           5/1 – 5/2

          FSA Math                    3-5                5/7 – 5/8

              Science                       5                 5/9 – 5/10

 

Student Resources

The summer will be here before you know it. Keeping your child engaged and learning throughout the summer will help prepare them for a successful upcoming school year. Click on the link below to challenge your child with activities in all subjects including keyboarding.

Have a wonderful summer and keep Soaring for Success.

Student Resources

Upcoming Events

Apr
19
Fri
No School for Students / Teacher, Para Holiday
Apr 19 all-day

Description of Event: No School for Students / Teacher, Para Holidayr
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Apr
24
Wed
Early School Dismissal
Apr 24 all-day

Additional Information: Schools throughout Polk County will dismiss students 2.5 hours early.r

Apr
29
Mon
Interim Reports
Apr 29 – May 3 all-day

Description of Event: Distribution Weekr
Additional Information: School Calendarsr

May
13
Mon
Graduation
May 13 – May 24 all-day

Additional Information: School Calendarsr

May
27
Mon
Memorial Day, All Staff Holiday
May 27 all-day