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  • Parents’ Page Edition 17

    Parents’ Page Edition 17

    KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION / K3 – 2nd GRADE PROGRAM

    Everyone is invited to attend our Kindergarten graduation tonight at 7:00 pm.  Students in K3-2nd grade will also participate in this program.  Please note the last day of school for K3, K4 and K5 students is Thursday, May 25th.

     

    NO SCHOOL: MEMORIAL DAY

    Please note school will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

     

    ELEMENTARY FIELD DAY:  TUESDAY, MAY 30th 

    Our annual elementary field day will be held on Tuesday, May 30th from 9:00 – 3:00 at our GBS soccer field.  If you did not order a Subway box lunch please send in a disposable sack lunch with drink for your child.  We will not be able to accommodate heat-ups or lunch orders on Field Day.  The dress code for field day is as follows:  1) Knee-length, loose-fitting athletic shorts, 2) Granite T-shirt, 3) Tennis shoes with socks and 4) Sunscreen.

     

    UNIFORM SWAP & SALE

    Please see the attached flyer about the upcoming Uniform Swap and Sale.

     

    LIBRARY BOOKS

    All library books should be returned to the school library by Friday, May 26th.  There is a $4.00 charge for any lost library book.  Your child’s report card may be withheld until all library books are either returned or paid for.

     

    FINAL EXAMS – TUESDAY, MAY 30th – FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND

    The final exam schedule has been distributed to all secondary students.  Please make sure you turn in the Parental Permission form for any exam exemptions.  Please note the scheduled graduation rehearsals on Thursday and Friday.  All Band and Orchestra members are required to rehearse from 12:15 to 1:30 on Thursday.  All Band, Orchestra and Choir members are required to rehearse from 11:30 – 12:45 on Friday.  All Band, Orchestra and Choir members are required to perform at the graduation ceremony.

     

    END-OF-YEAR AWARD CEREMONY – FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND

    All parents are invited to attend the award ceremony on the last day of school, Friday, June 2nd.  The elementary award ceremony is at 8:30 am and the secondary award ceremony is at 9:45 am.  Dismissal on Friday, June 2nd will be at 11:00 am.  There is no aftercare on the last day of school.

     

    SENIOR GRADUATION – FRIDAY, JUNE 2ND

    Everyone is invited to attend our Senior Graduation Ceremony Friday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm.  We are still in need of a few more parent volunteers to help with the Senior Graduation Reception.  If you would like to volunteer to help, please call the School Office.

     

    SUMMER SCHOOL EXTENSION PROGRAM

    Granite offers our school and church family a summer extension program full of fun activities and field trips. This year our summer program will run from Monday, June 19th – Friday, August 11th.  We have sent home a summer program flyer and registration form to all our current families.  If you are in need of summer child care or are interested in some fun activities for your child, please fill out the registration form and return it along with the $55 registration fee to the School Office.

     

    REGISTRATION FEE REMINDER

    Just a reminder to current GBS families who have not enrolled for the 2017-2018 school year, some of the elementary classes are almost full.  A registration fee of $325 per child ($225 for K3/K4) must be paid before your registration can be processed.

    PARKING LOT SAFETY

    Parents, please remember the speed limit on our parking lot is 5 mph at all times.  When dropping off please pull all the way down to the second crosswalk at the back of the gym.  Please do not drive around to the School Office or to a classroom through either one of the rear exits.  Children are not expecting cars to be driven on the parking lot during the school day.  All parents should park out front and walk in to the School Office.  This is for the safety of all our children.  Thank you!

     

    MAY CALENDAR

    25                    Thursday                   K5 Graduation & K3-2nd grade program (7:00)

    Last Day of School for K3, K4 & K5

    26                    Friday                        Junior & Senior Banquet at Pier 5 (6:30 – 10:00 pm)

    29                    Monday                     NO SCHOOL:  Memorial Day

    30-June 2        Tues.-Fri.                School Resumes: Final Exams Begin

    (Secondary ½ Day Schedule)

    30                    Tuesday                    Elementary Field Day

    31                    Wednesday               4th-6th field trip to B&A Trail

     

    JUNE CALENDAR

    1                      Thursday                     Graduation rehearsal for seniors and band students (12:15-1:30pm)

    2                      Friday                          Last Day of School:  Dismissal at 11:00 am—No Aftercare

    Awards Assembly: Elementary-8:30 am/Secondary-9:45 am

    Rehearsal for seniors, band and senior high choir (11:30-12:45pm)

    Senior Graduation at 7:00 pm – All band and senior high choir members must be present!

    5-6                   Mon.-Tues.                 Teacher In-Service Days

    19                    Monday                       Summer Extension Program Begins