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October 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 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.”

 

 

 

Florida First Start is on the Griffin campus.
FFS has a playgroup every Tuesday from 11:00-1:00. If you have a child under the age of four, come and play with us. Join us for art, play, music and friendship. Free books! Other resources are also available if you join the program.
Https://polkschoolsfl.com/firststart/
or call Griffin Elementary and ask for Amy Jones.

 

Volunteer Information :

Background checks have recently increased to $40 and must be renewed every 5 years. In order to participate in field trips you MUST be an approved volunteer. For more information,  please contact Kristi Lampp @ 863-853-6020 ext 456 or kristi.lampp@polk-fl.net.

 

Congratulations!!!

 

 

School Related Employee of the Year – Mr. McDowell

Teacher of the Year- Mrs. Brown

 

 

 

 

 

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

Oct
23
Wed
Early School Dismissal
Oct 23 all-day

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

Oct
25
Fri
Distribute Report Cards (9 Weeks)
Oct 25 all-day

Additional Information: School Calendarsr

Nov
6
Wed
Early School Dismissal
Nov 6 all-day

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

Nov
11
Mon
Holiday
Nov 11 all-day

Description of Event: Student, Teacher, Paraeducatorr
Additional Information: School Calendarsr

Interim Reports
Nov 11 – Nov 15 all-day

Description of Event: Distribution Weekr
Additional Information: School Calendarsr