News & Announcements


The mission of the Granite Falls School District is to inspire and facilitate a passion for life-long learning and the pursuit of excellence in every student, every day.


Winter Break Office Hours:
The Administration Office will be CLOSED December 22 – January 2.

Food Drive Final Count & Delivery Dates!
The high school leadership team, along with staff and many volunteers, spent two full days sorting and organizing all the generous donations from our community’s people.  This year, the drive has raised a grand total of 22,443 items and totaled $10,527.25 in monetary/gift card donations.  204 total families were adopted by GFSD and over 500 children received gifts for the holidays.  The local food banks each received a large moving-van-load of food as well. A HUGE thank you to all those who shared in the love by volunteering their time and/or donating toward this cause.  It took two days to deliver all the items. THANK YOU!

Holiday Guides
The Snohomish County Sheriff posted a Holiday Crime Prevent Tips Newsletter covering topics such as Police Response, Holiday Shopping, Party Guide, Theft, and Burglary.  This is a helpful resource for families during the holiday season.
The holidays can be a challenge for families of children with sensory processing problems.  Some of us look forward to the lights, the music, food, and family. Others may struggle with it.  Even if your family does not celebrate holidays this time of year, it is nearly impossible not to be affected. Click here for a brief Holiday Sensory Survival Guide.

School Closure & Delay Information
When the decision is made to close or delay school, the information is listed on the district website, district Facebook and FlashAlert (register to receive an email and/or text).  Local TV, radio and newspapers pulls information from FlashAlert. Parents will also be notified of a closure/delay through the phone messaging system, School Messenger.  For more information regarding school closures and delays, please visit the emergency information page here. Have you visited our transportation page regarding limited bus routes during inclement weather situations?

High School Accepting Nominations for Hall of Fame
The High School is now accepting nominations (pdf) for the Alumni Hall of Fame.  Awards will be presented at the High School girls’ basketball game on February 6, 2014. The program was established in 1994 to honor past graduates that were active in school activities who are now positive role models.  Please send your nomination forms to Debbie Lindahl at the Granite Falls High School 1401 100th St. NE Granite Falls, WA 98252 or email them to dlindahl@gfalls.wednet.edu. Nomination forms are due Friday, January 16, 2015. 

Change a Child’s Life… Become a Mentor!
Do you have an extra 30 minutes a week? Do you want to give back to your community? Become a mentor! Mentoring is a valuable tool for helping youth live up to their potential and discover the best in themselves. The Granite Falls Mentoring Program serves approximately 35 students in grades 4-12. Students meet with an adult from the community once a week. Contact Kayla Lehman for more info 360.283.4353. or klehman@gfalls.wednet.edu

 

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