2018-2019 School Year
Teen Events at Granite Falls Library
Want to make Granite Falls YOUR library? Join us for our monthly Teen Advisory Group and tell us what you think! Meet new people, discuss teen concerns, help us develop programs, and discover what the library has to offer- all while earning volunteer hours and having fun. Contact the Granite Falls Sno-Isle library for more information (360.691.6087). For a list of upcoming events in November, please visit here.
Daylight Savings Ends!
Daylight Savings ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 4. Don’t forget to set your clocks back 1-hour on November 3 before you go to bed. Also, remember to change your batteries in smoke detectors!
Remember to Vote!
With the General Election nearing, we want to remind you to VOTE by November 6, 2018! Your vote is important and every vote counts! There is a drop box conveniently located at the Granite Falls Library at 815 E. Galena Street, Granite Falls, WA 98252. All ballots must be turned in my 8:00 pm on November 6.
Veterans Day Assembly Schedule
Each school hosts an assembly in November to honor all our veterans and current military members in recognition of their service to our country. If you are one of our local veterans, we would like to honor you! Please contact your child’s school or one of our schools to find out how to participate. Here is this year’s schedule:
MWE @ 10:00 am
Crossroads High School @ 1:00 pm
Monte Cristo Elementary @ 2:00 pm
Granite Falls High School @ 9:00 am
Granite Falls Middle School @ 12:00 pm
HS Winter Sports Begin- November 12
GFHS Athletic Registration can be completed using Skyward Family Access. Additionally, HS student fees can be paid on Skyward Family Access, through a partnership with RevTrak. For more information, contact GFHS or visit our Athletics & Activities page! Please note: Yes, sports still begin on November 12 even though it’s a holiday.
College & Career Fair
Get a jump start on your future! On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Granite Falls High School will be hosting the 2018 College and Career Fair. The event will take place from 6:15-7:30 pm at the high school located at 1401 100th St. NE. Invitations have been sent to several colleges and universities, technical colleges, military personnel and resource agencies in Granite Falls. In addition, there will be a Financial Aid Scholarship and FAFSA review session from 6:15-6:45 pm. We hope you can make it to this meaningful event.
Healthy Youth Survey
Granite Falls School District will participate in the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey in which grades 7th, 9th, and 11th graders will take the survey. The survey will be administered in mid-October. Many Washington school districts like Granite Falls administer this voluntary and anonymous survey to students. For more information (including a parent/student flyer of FAQ), please visit the “Promoting Student Wellness” page.
November Board Meeting Cancelled
The second regular board meeting in November will be cancelled due to the Board attending the Annual WSSDA Conference being held in Spokane, WA from November 13-17. The WSSDA Annual Conference is the premier annual event for school directors and superintendents. It is the largest gathering of education policy makers in the state of Washington.
October is Disability History Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a nationwide campaign celebrating the skills and talents workers with disabilities bring to our workplaces. RCW 28A.230.158 requires that all Washington public schools conduct or promote educational activities that provide instruction, awareness and understanding of disability history and people with disabilities. #InclusionWorks seeks to inspire social media awareness of workers with disabilities.
Ribbon Cutting & Stadium Dedication
The Granite Falls School District will be hosting a Ribbon Cutting & Stadium Dedication Ceremony on September 14, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm at the Granite Falls High School (1401-100th St. NE, Granite Falls, WA 98252). The Ribbon Cutting will take place at 6:00 pm, Stadium Dedication at 6:30 pm, and the football game will start at 7:00 pm. All community members, families, students and staff are invited to join us for this event. Regular gate entry fees will apply. Please contact the Granite Falls High School for details.
|The Granite Falls School Board held a study session on budget planning for the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, April 11 at 6:00pm. For those that missed the session or would like to review the financial report presentation, you can find it here.|
|The district announces it’s 4th Quarter Success in Education award winners!|
|Summer Lunch Program will take place June 19-August 22 from 12-1pm at the Granite Falls Middle School Multi Purpose Room. No lunch will be served on July 4, 2018 in observance of Independence Day. The Summer Food Service Program will serve FREE meals to kids and teens, 18 years and younger. For more information, contact Viki Perrault at 360.283.4310.
GFHS Welcome Back Days are August 27 & 28.
You can pick up your class schedule, buy your ASB card ($35), Pre-order your yearbook ($50), school pictures are taken & ASB/ID card, and freshman and new student health screening for vision and hearing (if you wear glasses, please bring them). You will also be able to make an appointment with your counselor regarding classes.
This Year’s Important Calendar Dates
The calendar for next school year is part of the negotiations process with the teachers’ bargaining unit. During negotiations, the school calendar will be established. The District will use the website, email, as well as media announcements to announce the calendar when contract negotiations are complete. The TENTATIVE 2018-2019 Important Calendar Dates (NOTE: subject to change by the teacher’s union and school district) are as follows:
- Start Day:
September 5, 2018, for 1-6, 9 grades
September 6, 2018 for 7-8 & 10-12 grades
September 6, 2018 Crossroads Back to School BBQ, 11-1pm
September 11, 2018 First Day of Kindergarten
September 17, 2018 First Day of ECEAP
- Winter Break: December 20, 2018- January 2, 2019
- Spring Break: April 1-5, 2019
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