Grundy Center Community Schools

September Scoop 2011

September 1, 2011

Filed under Elementary News, Newsletters, Uncategorized

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Meet the New Teacher!

July 25, 2011

Filed under Elementary News

My name is Meghan Norman.  I am excited to be joining the Grundy Center Elementary staff this year as the new kindergarten teacher.  This will be my fourth year of teaching.  For the last three years I taught kindergarten at Southdale Elementary in Cedar Falls. I graduated from the Universi...

Playground Work Completed

June 6, 2011

Filed under Elementary News, Featured

In the summer of 2010, 72 two thousand pound bags of rubber chunk were delivered to the elementary playground.  After many volunteers spent many hours digging out all the woodchips, this rubber chunk was installed to cover t...

5th Graders Moving On Up!

June 3, 2011

Filed under Elementary News, Featured

On the last day of school, May 27th, we once again recognized the fifth grade students who are moving up to middle school.  Each student crossed over a bridge of sorts to symbolically show the move from one level of education ...

Drop Everything and Read: Second Graders Celebrate Reading with Family and Friends

April 26, 2011

Filed under Elementary News, Featured

Well-known author Beverly Cleary celebrates her birthday on April 12th. In honor of her excellent writing and love of reading, this day is known as National Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) Day! Second graders celebrate each year ...

Elementary Staff Has Mad Skills

February 16, 2011

Filed under Elementary News

Grundy Center has done the Basketball and Rythyms with the 4th and 5th graders.  Not to be out done by the talented students, the GC Elementary Staff shows some skills of their own.   By the sounds of it, the kids were thrilled.... ...

Thinking about our thinking…

February 4, 2011

Filed under Elementary News

“Learning without thought is labor lost”-Confucius, philosopher When walking into a 1st grade room during reading time, don’t be surprised to hear student’s talking about their “real reading”.  What is real reading? Text + Thi...

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