We’ve gone LIVE! The new Granite Falls School District website has successfully launched. On this site you will find the most up-to-date information about the school district. To view the old site, visit www.old.gfalls.wednet.edu. This site will remain active for the next several weeks during our transitional period, but may not receive the most current information.
Hello Friends and Families of GFSD!
September is almost here! We sure hope you’re all enjoying this sunny weather! To access future school news e-newsletters, please click on the link below and subscribe your email address. Many of the current activities and events, student accolades/achievements, important parent/student information, and emergency information will be found by viewing this type of digital school news. Click here to subscribe to future e-newsletters.
Back-to-School Preparation List
Getting ready for school can be a lot of fun as long as everything doesn’t happen at the last minute! Beat back to school stress by spreading out everything that needs to get done over these next few weeks of summer so that by the time school starts, you and your kids can relax and step confidently into the new school year! For a helpful list of ways to prepare for the upcoming year, GO HERE.
School Offices are OPEN
The District Administration Office is open regular hours from 7:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday. The District phone number is 360-691.7717. The individual schools are open Monday-Friday from 8am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. Schools will resume regular office hours when school starts. Please visit the “Our Schools” link above for individual school contact information.
Athletic Sign-Ups/Schedules High School and Middle School athletic sign-ups have begun. Parents are encouraged to contact their child’s principal for scholarships if needed to help with participation fees. The District Activities Handbook for all schools can also be found on the website (where students will find all the forms needed for eligibility). Schedules are subject to change throughout the season so all conference/league schools have changed over to the Cascade Athletics website. All High School Athletic schedules will be posted on this newer site, so please refer there for the most current information. You can even sign up to get SMS and email alerts of changes!
- Middle School–Contact Lee Ann Draggie (Athletic Secretary) with questions.
- High School—Contact Debbie Lindahl (Athletic Secretary) or Doug Plucker (Athletic Director) with questions.
High School Shop Teacher, Michael Werner named “Innovative Teacher of the Year”
The Center of Excellence in Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing honored Mr. Werner at the Future of Flight Aviation Center on June 20, 2014. Werner has promoted co-ed involvement in the field and has helped increase female participation significantly through the competitive ‘eco car program’ that competes at Shell Eco- Marathon Americas©. Werner established the first all-girls eco car team called, “ShopGirls.” Superintendent Hall said of Michael Werner, “He is a role model for the nation. He has built the eco program from the ground up and now his teams compete against colleges and universities.” Congratulations Michael Werner! Read More HERE. The Herald covered the story–>
Boys & Girls Club Offering Before School Program
The Granite Falls Boys & Girls Club is offering an affordable before school program this fall, serving Mountain Way Elementary, Monte Cristo Elementary and the Middle School. The B&GC is taking registrations for the 2014-2015 AM now. Please contact the club at 360.386.1583 or stop by today to learn more. Drop-in hours are from 6AM to 6PM Monday through Friday during the summer. To register you must first fill out this 2014-2015 AM Program Registration Form. Scholarships available for those who qualify.
FREE Full-Day Kindergarten Beginning Sept. 2014!
The Granite Falls School District is now offering all day Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year at no fee. During the summer months, you may drop by the District Office (205 North Alder Ave.) from 7:00am-3:30pm / Monday –Thursday, to get your child registered. Children must be five years old on or before August 31, 2014 and have a current immunization record and birth certificate. REGISTRATION AVAILABLE THROUGH AUGUST 28. To determine which elementary school your child will attend, visit the boundary maps page.