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.
Corrections to the January Newsletter:
– January 17th (not Jan.18) Success in Education Award Winners will be honored at the School Board Meeting. Ceremony will be held in the Crossroads Commons.
– No Drama Performance on January 18th. The next drama performance is scheduled for April 12, 13, & 14.
Welcome to your town and schools!
If you would like to learn more about our district, join us for a tour of our schools. We will meet at the Administrative Office on 205 N. Alder Ave., Granite Falls to climb into the van and tour several schools for a firsthand look. You are also invited to an optional debrief with refreshments immediately following the tour to view architectural plans of upcoming projects, including the STEAM building, safety and security upgrades, and the high school grandstand. To RSVP, please call the communications department at 360-691-7717.
District tour schedule:
|Date and Time||Destination|
|January 11, 2018 (8-10am)||Mountain Way Elementary, Granite Falls Middle School|
|February 20, 2018 (8-10am)||Monte Cristo Elementary, Granite Falls High School|
|March 15, 2018 (8-10am)||Mountain Way Elementary, Granite Falls Middle School|
|April 19, 2018 (8-10am)||Monte Cristo Elementary, Granite Falls High School|
|May 17, 2018 (8-10am)||Mountain Way Elementary, Granite Falls Middle School|
ECEAP Preschool Schedule Change
There will be No School for both am/pm and full day ECEAP on Thursday, January 18th. If you have any questions, please contact the ECEAP Program Manager at 360-691-7718.
HS Food Drive & Giving Tree 2017 Results!
Thank you to everyone who made this years food drive a huge success! The Granite Falls School District Food Drive provided food and gifts for 192 families, and 502 Children in need in the Granite Falls area.
The goals this year were to collect 20,000 food items and $10,000. Those amounts were exceeded by collecting 24,512 food/household items and $14,199 in donations. All items and donations went to local families-in-need.
Several business’ and individuals helped in donating food, money, and toys to the Granite Falls School District Food Drive. Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors: Exterior Finishes, LLC., Grandview Management Services, Natural Foods Center, Marysville Fred Meyer, Arlington Grocery Outlet, Smokey Point Distributing, Iron Mountain Quarry, Ace Hardware, Lake Stevens Safeway, Smokey Point Safeway, Arlington Safeway, Marysville Haggen, Saar’s Super Saver Foods, Granite Falls IGA, Subway, McDonald’s, Seven Springs Tree Farm, Perrigoue Construction, SS Shades Custom Canopy, Labor Max Staffing, FSX Diesel Particulate Filter Cleaning Equipment, Granite Falls Premier Real Estate, Christian Faith Ministries, and LD Restaurant Enterprise LLC.
Thank you for participating and supporting the Granite Falls Food Drive and Giving Tree 2017 where love has changed the world!
CONGRATULATIONS SUCCESS IN EDUCATION WINNERS!!
The District announces its 1st quarter ‘Success in Education’ award winners! Congratulations to High School winners: Josiah Mace, Michaela Heuslein, Mickayla Lindquist and Taylor Middleton; Middle School winners: Makoto Kaburagi, Alyssa Johnson, & Jenny Gill; MCE winners: Jacob Hepworth, Blair Johnson & Nevaeh Sundin; MWE winners: Damien Reining & Julia Munn. The award represents students that show an understanding of the importance of education and provide a committed, excellent service to other students, staff members, or the community. Candidates were nominated by staff and selected by the school’s administrative team.
The district announces its 1st quarter certificated and classified staff ‘Success in Education’ awards. The employee award recognizes staff members for creating a thoughtful and exemplary learning environment through committed, excellent service to our schools. The 1st quarter certificated staff winner is: Shawn Bennison; Classified staff winner is: Curtis Sullivan. All candidates were nominated by staff and selected by the district’s administrative team. The winners were announced at the board meeting on November 1, 2017.
New To the Area? Don’t forget to enroll your student.
New Student Enrollment is now available online! Save a trip to the school office and update your student’s information, or enroll a new student, directly from your own computer or electronic device using the Skyward Access System.
Also, don’t forget to update your address or register to vote at: https://snohomishcountywa.gov/224/Elections-Voter-Registration.
October 9, 2017 is the last date to update your information for the November 7 General Election.
Current Student Registration is available on Skyward Family Access. Use your existing login and password to log-in to the system in order to update forms and information.
Options for Online Donations
If you would like to make a donation to several of the scholarship options, ASB, or ECO Car, donations can be made at: http://granitefalls.revtrak.net/ . If you are a club interested in setting up an account to receive donations, please contact Mayra Ontiveros at email@example.com or 360-691-7717.
Mentor Program Looking for Mentors
Do you have an extra 30-45 minutes a week? Do you want to give back to your community? Become a mentor! The primary role of a mentor is to promote positive self-esteem and success in school. A mentor is a role model that listens, encourages, and guides. We have several students that are on a waiting list. Contact Kayla Dupler at 360-283-4353 for more information. Join the Mentor Program! For an informational brochure, go here.
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