We had a wonderful start to the 2018-2019 school year by welcoming 19 new kindergartens and many new Grade 1-7 students to Grindrod Elementary. Just two years ago our population was hoovering around 70 and as of Friday we had 123 students on our register! That’s a lot of growth in two years. We are looking forward to an amazing year! Below is a list of some of our special events for September. We hope you can attend some.
September 17 Professional Developments Day – students do not attend school.
September 20th Our Annual Corn Roast and Dinner 4:30-6:00 at the school. This is a family event and an opportunity to meet our staff in an informal setting.
September 21st Beach Day- We take all of our students on an outdoor learning day to Water Wheel Park in Enderby.
September 26th Orange Shirt Day which recognizes the Residential Schools History
September 28th Terry Fox Run and our month end celebration assembly 12:45-1:45.
With school just over a week away we want to remind anyone who has moved into the area that we have an early opportunity to register for the upcoming school year. Our office will be open on Tuesday, August 28th from 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Our secretary, Mrs. Tessel, reminds everyone to bring their child’s birth certificate and health card when they come in to register.
Living near lakes and rivers presents wonderful opportunities for children to experience the outdoors using a very important set of skills. Being able to swim enables us to enjoy these spaces in a safe way. That’s why Grindrod School organizes swim lessons at the Enderby Pool each June. Thanks to the generous support of our PAC and the capable coordination of Enderby Recreation Department staff, all of our classes will attend swim lessons all five days this week. What a great way to slide into summer!
Students were thrilled when they arrived at school Monday morning. Waiting for them was the school’s new Gaga dodge ball pit. The pit was made by Mr. Brad Raglan with his support assembly team consisting of his family members Kim, Ellena, Brin and Torin, along with Cordell Anker and Kayden Loewen. Awesome work team…thanks from everyone here at Grindrod Elementary!