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Summer school starts on June 15, runs through July 8. The Grandview School District is conducting summer school at Grandview Middle School this year. Summer school will start on Wednesday, June 15, and run through Friday, July 8. Students will attend classes from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Students who are attending summer school include students from all buildings in the district. This year the elementary focus looks to help boost student achievement in math and literacy for students in kindergarten through fourth grade. The middle school focus is targeting migrant students who need additional time and support in literacy and math. This includes students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade. These students will attend both a math and literacy block during the day. And the high school focus is credit retrieval for freshmen and sophomores who need to earn credits in English, Alegebra I, Science II & III and Washington State History. The summer school day is structured with breakfast from 7:25 to 7:55 a.m., instruction from 8 a.m. to noon with elementary lunch being served from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. and middle and high school lunch being served from noon to 12:30 p.m.
Come have breakfast and lunch on us. The Grandview School District is taking part in the Simplified Summer Food Program for Children, which means that throughout the summer children ages one through 18 can stop in and get breakfast and lunch for free. The meals are available to any children regardless of income throughout the summer, and new this year - parents can purchase a meal and eat with their children. The cost of an adult meal is $2 for breakfast and $3 for lunch. The meal sites and times are as follows: From June 15 through Aug. 19, meals will be served at Westside Park. Breakfast will be served at the park from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. From June 15 through July 8, meals will be served at Grandview Middle School. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at GMS and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. From July 25 through Aug. 12, meals will be served at Harriet Thompson Elementary School. Breakfast will be served at HT from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Please be sure to come out and have breakfast and lunch on us. It's a chance to take a break and let us do to the cooking. Click here to see a full menu.
Stay connected and receive district news on your phone. It's now easier than ever to stay connected and learn the latest about what is happening in the Grandview School District. All you have to do is text the words Follow TheGSD200 to 40404. Doing this will connect you to the Grandview School District's Twitter account, meaning any time the district sends out a tweet you'll receive that tweet as a text message to your phone. You don't have to be a member of Twitter to take advantage of this feature. All you need is a cell phone capable of sending and receiving text messages. We hope you'll use this new and easy way to stay connected to your schools. And, if you think it gets too much just text the word STOP to 40404 and the texts will stop coming.
School board is accepting applications. The Grandview School Board is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the board. On Monday, May 16, Paul Jepson retired from the board after serving as a member for nearly a decade. Applicants for the position must be U.S. citizens and registered to vote within the boundaries of Director District 5. Those who would like to apply to fill the vacancy are asked to submit a letter of interest to: Grandview School District, 913 W. Second St., Grandview, WA 98930. The successful candidate will serve until the next regularly scheduled board election at which time the appointee would run for election. Anyone who would like additional information or a map of Director District 5 are asked to call 882-8500.
For a lot of people it was an emotional moment…watching as the same students who had once walked through those same elementary school halls were now walking through in their cap and gown, getting ready to graduate from high school.
More than 30 Arthur H. Smith Elementary School students recently had a hard-earned day filled with water games, karaoke and a pizza party. The party comes after spending a majority of the school year working to read more than one million words.