On Thursday, March 15th, we presented our annual Talent Show to an enthusiastic crowd of students, parents, grandparents and community members. The show featured 10 amazing acts ranging from singers and dancers, to scientists, magicians and high flying gymnasts! We were all amazed at the talent and courage of our young performers! Many thanks to Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Kemitzis and Mr. Koenig for their leadership and co-ordination of this event. Congratulations to all our fantastic performers!
On Friday, March 9th, Grindrod School celebrated the amazing 30 year career of our friend and colleague Sherry Salt. Sherry spent 20 of these years serving the needs of children and families at Grindrod School. The students gave Sherry their gift of song, offering a rousing rendition of the A,B,Cs of You. The students, staff and PAC also presented gifts, including a “Grindrod Proud” hoodie, flowers and a special certificate. We wish Sherry a wonderful retirement!
For the second time in three years, Grindrod Elementary was the top participating school at the annual district pirate loppett. We had nearly 40% of our school population in this event. Our goal is to introduce our students to health promoting, life long winter activities such as skiing, skating and snowshoeing
February 28th was anti bullying day. Our students showed their support by wearing pink shirts. The school hosted an assembly and Cassidy, Owen and Torin did an anti-bullying skit! Below is a picture of our Division 1 students pledging to help eliminate bullying in their community. They created an iMovie to share their commitment to this cause.