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  • School Family Directory

    In Skyward Family Access, parents can access the School Home Directory online for schools. It appears as an option in the left menu called "School Directory" and lists all guardian names, address, phone numbers, and email addresses for every student in the school.  Parents can select which contact information they want to share in the online school directory.
    Note- the online directory is NOT active for Grafton High School students/families. 
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:52 AM by Kate Nestler
  • New Visitor Protocol for 2018-19
    Upon entering district buildings during normal school hours, all parents, guardians and guests (volunteers, contractors, etc.) are required to:

    -Enter through the front office;
    -Provide a driver’s license for scanning in the Raptor system to verify identification and perform a scan against the national database of sex offenders;
    -Receive a printed ID badge prior to proceeding;
    -Sign out in the front office before leaving.

    For subsequent visits to any district building, guests will only be required to give their name and the school secretary will use the record of the previously scanned ID to sign the visitor in and print a visitor’s badge.
    More information about Raptor, the district's visitor management system, is available here.
    Questions? Please see the district's Raptor FAQ.
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:53 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Come celebrate at our building re-dedication ceremonies!
    Come view the district's newly renovated spaces and celebrate as we re-dedicate our buildings!  Click here for the details!
    • Tuesday, September 18 at Kennedy Elementary
    • Tuesday, September 18 at Woodview Elementary 
    • Friday, September 28 at Grafton High School 
    Posted Sep 10, 2018, 11:19 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Elementary Transportation
    School bus route information is accessible in Skyward Family Access - Computer View  Mobile View.  
    Use these directions if you need help finding the bus info in Skyward. 

    IF YOU DO NOT PLAN ON HAVING YOUR CHILD RIDE THE BUS this year and have alternate transportation plans, please send an email to Riteway telling them you will not use the bus this year. Include your child's name, school and grade in the email. This helps improve their route plans and makes route timing better for all children at Grafton Schools.

    Posted Sep 10, 2018, 11:18 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Lunch PIN codes for K-5 Students
    ATTENTION!   Parents/Guardians of Elementary Students

    Starting this year!  ALL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WILL BEGIN TO USE A 4 DIGIT PIN NUMBER when they obtain food or beverages in the school cafeterias.

    Please click the link here to find out where to locate your child(ren)s' 4 digit pin number.  We have included a picture of the key pad that students will be using to enter their numbers when they get food or milk in the cafeteria - feel free to use this to have your child practice and begin to memorize their 4 digit pin.

    Posted Aug 20, 2018, 1:34 PM by Rick Seybold
  • Construction Progress Photos- Updated 9.10.18

    Please click here to access a folder with updated photos of construction progress at Woodview, Kennedy and Grafton High School.
    Posted Sep 10, 2018, 11:28 AM by Kate Nestler
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Athletic Opportunities

  • Grafton Hoops Boys Basketball Tryouts

    Grafton Hoops Boys Basketball Tryouts for grades 3-8.
    Sunday, October 14th at John Long Middle School
    View the flyer for more information.
    Posted Sep 21, 2018, 11:55 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Grafton Stingers softball tryouts

    The Grafton Stingers is a select fast-pitch softball club for girls in the Grafton and surrounding areas. There are teams at the 10U, 12U and 14U age levels. The season consists of Shoreline league games and tournaments during the spring and summer and specialized skill practices (pitching, batting and fielding) throughout the entire year led by members of the high school team coaching staff and volunteer coaches for each age level.

    Tryouts for the spring/summer 2019 teams will be held on Saturday, September 22nd at the Grafton Little League fields (LL1 and LL2) from 8:00-10:00 for the 10U and 10:00-12:00 for the 12U and 14U.

    Please sign up by Friday, September 14 using the following link:

    Please contact us at if you are unable to attend the tryout or have any questions.
    Posted Sep 10, 2018, 11:20 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Girls Basketball Tryouts

    Grafton Girls Junior Hawks Basketball has tryouts on Sunday, September 23rd for girls in grades 2nd through 8th.
    Location: GHS Main Gym
    Time:  Grades 2nd - 5th from 1 - 2:30 pm & Grades 6th-8th from 2:30-4 pm
    Click HERE for the flyer. Registration and additional information are available at
    Posted Aug 29, 2018, 7:35 AM by Kate Nestler
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Community Announcements

  • Cub Scout Pack 3817 Recruitment Event

    Join the fun and adventure of Scouting! 
    Cub Scout Pack 3817 will hold their Fall Recruitment in the John Long Middle School Cafeteria on Thursday, September 27th at 6:30 PM. 
    If you have questions or are unable to attend, please contact Jeff Miller at or 414-379-9328.
    Posted Sep 18, 2018, 9:31 AM by Kate Nestler
  • 4-H Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree

    Ozaukee County 4H presents 2018 Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree for kids 10 and under. 
    Sunday, October 14th
    See attached flyer for more details
    Posted Sep 18, 2018, 9:21 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Calling all Dancing Elves!

    The North Shore Academy of the Arts is now registering for youth in 2nd through 9th grades to be in this year's Stagekids Production of "Elf Jr." which will be held at the Cedarburg Performing Arts Center January 11 and 12. Following this LINK to register online to be a Dancing Elf!

    Posted Sep 18, 2018, 9:14 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Free 4th Grade Family Memberships

    As part of the "Every Kid in a Park Initiative", Riveredge Nature Center is offering 4th graders in southeastern Wisconsin a FREE 'all access' membership to River Edge Nature Center!
    Swing from the tree tops, catch crayfish in the river, tap a maple tree, or relax in the hammocks—with over ten miles of trails and countless family programs, exploring nature with your family just became easy.
    Click HERE for more information and to sign up for your membership! 
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 11:36 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Pumpkin Derby- October 6th

    Join us for a Pumpkin Derby during Celebrate Grafton’s Fall Into Grafton Pumpkin Fest - a day of family activities in Downtown Grafton! 
    Saturday, October 6th - Derby Race at 3pm on Bridge Street. To register as a race participant, stop by FBFC’s Grafton Branch during the month of September for your kit. (please note, there is a $15 refundable deposit) 
    To view full instructions, rules and additional details for the Pumpkin Derby, please visit: or click HERE for the flyer.
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:33 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Cub Scout Recruitment Event

    Cub Scout Pack 3840 will be having their Fall Recruitment at the Rose Harms Legion Post (1540 13th Ave) in Grafton on Wednesday, September 26th at 630PM.  
    If you have questions or are unable to attend, please contact Brad Diamond at or 262-506-4232. 
    Click HERE for more information.
    Posted Sep 13, 2018, 10:44 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Join Girl Scouts Today!

    Kennedy Elementary troops are hosting a registration/information night on Thursday, September 20th from 6-7:30pm in the lower level of the Grafton Public Library.

    Girl Scouts help girls to seek out new challenges, build important skills and learn to take the lead.
    Grafton has a great group of volunteers and scouts who have fun while accomplishing amazing things.
    Click HERE to find out more, including contact information.
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 8:44 AM by Kate Nestler
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Parenting Resources

  • Ozaukee Family Services FREE Parent Education and Support Classes
    Check out the FREE classes and workshops being offered by Ozaukee Family Services. There are classes for parents addressing various topics including anxiety, communication, internet safety, sleep issues and more. In addition, a new session of RAINBOWS will begin soon. RAINBOWS is a peer support program for children (K-12th grade) who are dealing with major family changes such as divorce or death. Click here for details on the fall offerings, or find more information at:

    Posted Sep 20, 2018, 7:05 AM by Kara Cain
  • 2018/19 Family Engagement Workshops, Conferences and Events

    Upcoming events at CESA 1 in partnership with WSPEI (Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative)
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:30 AM by Kate Nestler
  • District Family Engagement Liaison

    Here is a letter from our District Family Engagement Liaison for Grafton, Darya Alexander. 
    Posted Sep 17, 2018, 9:11 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Workshop- College & Career Ready IEPs

    Being "College and Career Ready" is the Department of Public Instruction's (DPI) goal for all students and that includes students with disabilities. This workshop will explore the College and Career Ready - IEP (CCR-IEP) process as well as the revised IEP forms. Participants will leave with a variety of resources and strategies to use and share with others.
    Choose one of three dates:
    October 5, 2018
    January 10, 2019
    April 17, 2019
    You can find out more information and register HERE.

    Posted Sep 12, 2018, 11:07 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Children Come First Conference

    29th Annual Children Come First Conference - November 12 & 13, 2018
    The Children Come First Conference is for those caring for, working with, or interested in the well-being of children and youth with social, emotional or behavioral challenges.
    Theme:  "Collaboration" with Keynote Speakers:  Dr. Tina Goldstein & Ross Greene
    Special screening of "The Kids We Lose" documentary followed by Q & A with the the creative force behind the film, Ross Greene
    Check out their WEBSITE for all the details and to register.
    Posted Aug 27, 2018, 11:31 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Mental Health Support Groups and Speakers

    REDgen is a local non-profit that fosters active community conversations around what it means to live a balanced life with healthy definitions of success. 
    Mental health has no boundaries. It affects people from all walks of life. REDgen is committed to promoting the wellness everyone deserves. They organize support groups and regularly bring in speakers. Check out their New Events page for upcoming events.
    Posted Feb 5, 2018, 12:04 PM by Kate Nestler
  • Local Volunteer Opportunities

            The more we give, the happier we feel. Volunteering increases self-confidence. You are doing good for others and the community, which provides a natural sense of accomplishment.
            The Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County is looking for volunteers- whether it be on-going or one time, there's always a need. Click HERE to view current opportunities listed on their website.
    Interfaith Caregivers serves Ozaukee County seniors providing transportation to medical appts, grocery stores and more. Show your child the gift of giving back by bringing them along while you volunteer. Give an hour a week, an hour a month or whatever time works for you. Call 262-376-5362 or visit Click HERE for the flyer.

    Posted Feb 20, 2018, 8:36 AM by Kate Nestler
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