News & Announcements

WELCOME BACK STUDENTS!!!

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. Our students are passionate in pursuit of their goals and aspirations. To that end, they are critical and inspired thinkers, adaptable, collaborative and committed to making a difference in their communities and to the betterment of society.

New Website!
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.

District Honors Volunteer & Community Partner at Sept.17 Board Meeting
The District presents two awards each year to a volunteer and partner who are deserving of the Success in Education award which honors individuals that understands the importance of education and has provided a committed, excellent service to students, staff members, and our community. The School Board recognized parent group volunteer, Tammie Driscoll, and community partner, the Community Coalition (for their hard work w/ the Summer Lunch Program), at a board meeting held on September 17th.  As Superintendent Hall stated, “We truly appreciate the positive impact and support you are providing to our community’s youth.”

FREE Flu Vaccination Clinic on October 17 
The District is committed to helping our students, parents and our community keep healthy throughout the entire flu season. That’s why we have partnered with the Seattle Visiting Nurse Association to provide a flu shot clinic for our district. Clinics will be open to all Granite Falls School District children (four years of age and older) and their families. Please note that students under the age of 18 will need a Patient Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian. Patient Consent Forms will be available at the clinic site or you can download the form here (.pdf). Join us on Friday, October 17th at the District Multi-Purpose Room, located at 405 North Alder Ave. from 3pm-7pm.

PSAT Opportunity on October 18
Juniors and interested Sophomores, please sign up for the PSAT-preliminary SAT/national Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.  This test will get you familiar with the criteria that is considered for college admission, eligibility requirements for college scholarships, as well feedback regarding critical academic skills.  The PSAT will be held in the GFHS Commons on Saturday, October 18th.  The cost is $14.00.  Payments  are accepted in cash, or check payable to GFHS.  For questions, please contact the GFHS counseling department at 360-283-4394. Crossroads students should see Mrs. Berg at the main office  to sign-up or call 360.283.4407.

Athletic Information
High School and Middle School athletic information will be posted on the Athletics Page available under the Programs tab or under the Quick Links feature at the bottom of this page.  Sports schedules are subject to change throughout the season so all high school conference/league schools have changed over to the Cascade Athletics website. The middle school athletic schedule is posted on the middle school site.  You are welcome/encouraged to contact the schools directly with questions:

September Superintendent Letter
It is amazing how quickly summer flies by and September approaches!  The weather was absolutely amazing this year! I certainly enjoyed spending time talking with several of you in town these past couple months.  I am very excited about this coming year and can hardly wait to see all the new and returning students!  Read full letter here>

 

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