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Congratulations to our math team. Congratulations to the Harriet Thompson Math Team - Cohen Maas, Andrew Hollingsworth, Liliana Hernandez and Ava Medina - who placed fifth overall in their division in the Math is Cool competition held at Sunnyside High School on Friday, March 24. Cohen Maas also earned the Best in School award - way to go Cohen!
Don't miss your chance to buy a 2016-2017 HT yearbook. We'll be placing our one-and-only yearbook order at the end of the month. If you and your child would like a yearbook now is the time. Yearbooks are $10 each and the last day to submit your order is Thursday, March 30. Students can bring money into the office (exact change only) no later than 9:30 a.m. every school day. Money will be accepted most of the day on Thursday, March 30, during conferences.
Time to register for kindergarten. It's time to start getting students registered for kindergarten. We will kick-off kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year on Thursday, March 30, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. You'll need to bring your child's immunization record, birth certificate, proof of home address and parent ID. The student must be five-years-old before Aug. 31, 2017. If you miss either of these registration dates we will be registering kindergarten students every Friday, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., through May 26.
Do you & your students want to know what's for lunch? Keep up-to-date with mobile app. Remember, finding out what's for lunch or breakfast throughout the district is as easy as checking your phone. This year the school district has started using Health-e-Living to create and broadcast our menus and a part of that is the My School Menus app. The app is available in the Apple App Store or the Google Play store under My School Menus. The app makes it a snap to find out what's cooking.
Stay connected, follow the district on social media 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 need a Twitter account to take advantage of this feature. All you need is a cell phone capable of sending and receiving text messages. Also be sure to follow the school district on Facebook at @gsd200, and on Twitter and Instagram @thegsd200. The district also has a Spanish-langauge Twitter account @GSD200enespanol.
Harriet Thompson Elementary School staff and teachers recently announced the school's November Students of the Month.
When Ava Medina was in kindergarten she remembers looking up to the fifth graders at Harriet Thompson Elementary School. She always knew when she made it to fifth grade, she too would be a leader of the school. “They teach us that we’re leaders and that we can do these things,” said Medina, who is a fifth grader this year. It’s a message ingrained in the culture of the school - Harriet Thompson is growing student leaders.