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  • Grafton Summer Learning Academy
    http://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/cms/one.aspx?pageId=27676023
    Registration will open at 6pm on Sunday, March 31st and continue through Wednesday, May 15th. Registration takes place online through Skyward Family Access. It is recommended that you carefully read the course descriptions in the brochure before beginning online registration. Remember that you will want to select classes based on your child's grade level for next year (2019-2020). Also be sure to check the brochure next week prior to registration for updates.

    For all those Open Library fans out there, please note that there is a change to the format this year. Students will no longer have access to computers during Open Library. 

    More information can be found on the 2019 Summer Learning Academy webpage

    NEW STUDENTS- If your child is not currently enrolled in the Grafton School District, you will need to pre-register in order to have access to classes for your child. This form should be submitted no later than Friday, March 29 in order to be able to access online scheduling when it opens. You will receive a confirmation email with Skyward Family Access login information once you are all set. Pre-registration Form
    Posted Mar 22, 2019, 1:16 PM by Kate Nestler
  • Grafton LEGO Expo- April 6th

    The fourth annual Grafton LEGO Expo is on Saturday, April 6 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm at Kennedy Elementary School. This FREE event is open to the public. Join Grafton's LEGO League teams as they showcase their LEGO models from the 2019 season. The Expo will also feature other fun STEM activities, like a LEGO free build, a craft station, robot exploration, and more. The Grafton LEGO League is focused on building children's interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. Teams design and build LEGO robot models to solve real-world problems. Click HERE to read more.
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 8:09 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Looking for something part-time at Grafton Schools?
    https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8ZGlzdHJpY3QtbmV3c3xneDoyMGI0NzMwZTVkZWE1YTlh

    The Nutrition Services Department is accepting applications for part-time 
    positions in the district-wide food service department. We are presently seeking a motivated individual for a part-time cashier/server position at our high school, 4 days a week, approx. 8:15-2:15. No food service experience is necessary, but candidates should be prepared to work as a team, and exhibit excellent customer service traits. The position involves assisting with lunch set-up, serving, and clean-up of lunch service. You must also be able to meet the physical demands of the position.    OR, if you need more flexibility, consider a “sub” position with our team. 
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 7:59 AM by Kate Nestler
  • GHS Annual Playschool- children ages 3-5
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1jcSSxR9guVb2hTN2Uwb2FYVWptUk05RFF0bUUyQ0xiWHJv

    The GHS Annual Playschool program is looking for children ages 3-5 to participate in their program for the month of May. 
    This group-play experience is designed to aid young children in the development of their social skills. It is a program conducted by the GHS Child Development students under the supervision of their teacher.
    Click HERE for more information. 
    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 10:59 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Student Chromebooks 1:1 grades 5-10 next year
    Beginning next year, students in grade 5 - 10 will be assigned a chromebook provided for by the school district.   Students will use the chromebook in school and at home to support their learning. They will also charge it at home every night.  The chromebooks will be kept by the school during the summer but each student will receive their same chromebook back the following year.  For the 2020-21 school year, all students grades 5 - 12 will have assigned devices.  

      Students in grades 3-4 will also be assigned a chromebook next year but the device will remain at school and not go home with the student. The district has already been purchasing chromebooks each year for several years. This change is not a change in purchase quantity but a change from cart storage to assignment to each student.   More information will be sent to parents later this year to help you prepare your student for possessing a chromebook.   This model of distribution is common in public schools and allows for an equal expectation by teachers in student computer access.
    Posted Mar 4, 2019, 5:49 PM by Rick Seybold
  • 4K and 5K Enrollment for 2019-20 continues!
    Parents of prospective 4K students who will be 4 by September 1, 2019 and any 5K students who are not currently enrolled in the Grafton School District are invited to enroll for the 2019-20 school year at the District Office, 1900 Washington St, 7:30 am-4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  Information and registration forms are available here.   Please bring your child's birth certificate and proof of residency in the Grafton School District when you come to enroll.  Please note:  new for the 2019-2020 school year, the Grafton School District will offer midday bus transportation to all 4K students to and from all childcare centers that are located within our school district boundaries, even if the center is located outside the student's attendance boundary. 

    Posted Feb 18, 2019, 1:28 PM by Kara Cain
  • Preschool Screening Tool
    http://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/for_parents/new_families/preschool_developmental_screening

    Children develop skills and reach milestones at their own pace. How is your child doing?
    The Grafton School District offers a comprehensive and confidential screening tool to help guide and keep track of your child’s growth and development between the ages of 3 and 5. We encourage ​all​ preschool aged children to be screened.
    Your questionnaires will be scored and you will be contacted to discuss the results and any suggested activities you can do at home. If there are concerns with the screening results, families will be offered a free comprehensive evaluation to determine if additional services are warranted through the school district. Evidence shows that early intervention is key and the sooner you address a developmental delay or special need, the better chances your child has of long-term success. Please complete both questionnaires below:


    Posted Feb 20, 2019, 10:05 AM by Kate Nestler
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Athletic Opportunities

  • T-Ball Registration
    http://www.eteamz.com/graftonlittleleague/news/index.cfm?cat=548676

    T-Ball registration for the Grafton Little League (GLL) 2019 season is now open! The deadline is March 23. 
    Please find more information on the GLL's website
    Posted Feb 25, 2019, 12:13 PM by Kara Cain
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Community Announcements

  • Bunny Breakfast- April 13th
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ULMwgRZoYP4Xt59QMGPIuiNVLkZHZJNy/view?usp=sharing

    You're invited to the Bunny Breakfast on Saturday, April 13th from 8am - 11am at Circle B Recreation Center!
    All-You-Can-Eat breakfast will be served, plus there'll be crafts, activities and photos with the Bunny. 
    Click HERE for more information. 
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 8:17 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Father-Daughter Dance- All Girls Grades K through 6
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1jcSSxR9guVd2htOGhRZk5yUUhzNUhnU3U4VjRUSkJqc24w/view?usp=sharing

    All Grafton girls in grades K through 6 are invited to attend the annual Grafton Girl Scouts Father-Daughter Dance! Girls do not have to be a scout to attend.
    This year's dance, Under the Sea, will take place on Friday, April 26th from 7-9pm at Woodview Elementary. 
    Click HERE to access the registration form.

    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 7:55 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Village of Grafton summer job opportunities
    The Village of Grafton has a number of seasonal positions open for this coming summer in the Public Works and Utility Departments.    Please click here for more information.
    Posted Mar 18, 2019, 7:02 AM by Kara Cain
  • SOAR Summer Camp for Gifted Youth
    SOAR (Summer Opportunity with Advanced Rigor) is a one-of-a-kind camp for students who have completed 6-8th grade.  SOAR provides experiences with  STEM, writing, history, creative expression, and the arts, along with the traditional camping activities of cookouts, camp games, swimming, canoeing, and campfires!  In addition, campers will participate in self-advocacy and leadership training as well as team building opportunities.  Registration is open now with space available for 40 campers.  Detailed information and registration forms can be found here:  https://soarcamp.weebly.com/   Limited scholarships are available from SOAR and from the Wisconsin Association for Talented and Gifted (WATG):   http://www.watg.org/awards-and-scholarships.html     


    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 12:04 PM by Kate Nestler
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Parenting Resources

  • An Evening of Music and Conversation for Teens
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1jcSSxR9guVcUZxYTFhZTN4Q2JRandXTTBYSG1NVWNqam1n

    Moderated by Emmy award-winning TV personality Katrina Cravy, this evening will feature a musical performance by Hannah Mrozak (Citizen Queen, American Idol, The Voice) and a conversation with Hannah and Rogers InHealth Specialist Sue McKenzie, regarding a subject in the forefront of all of our minds – Teens coping with stress and anxiety.
    Wednesday, April 3rd at 6:30pm at the Cedarburg Performing Arts Center. Registration is required- click HERE for more information. 
    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 10:31 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Free Speaker- Pressures in High-Achieving Schools
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-CRa8rMLd2pWI7dBO-dWuamYKq3gkKdu/view?usp=sharing

    REDgen and USM present Dr. Suniya Luthar: Pressures in High-Achieving Schools- and pathways to fostering resilence on Monday, April 8th at 7pm at USM Mellowes Hall.
    This FREE session will touch on her research on vulnerability and resilience among various populations. Click HERE to find out more and to RSVP.
    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 10:22 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Circles of Life Conference 2019
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-70JDN8m6EJePp1-_veSXZVtSGRzRRyr/view?usp=sharing

    The Circles of Life Conference is an annual conference for families who have children with disabilities. This event brings together families and the providers who support them to learn, connect, and become more knowledgeable about programs and services for their children. The conference will be celebrating 35 years with a special keynote from Peter Leidy, who will inspire and entertain us and remind us to stay focused on the person and family in challenging times, and why “We’re All in This Together!” Registration information can be found in the Conference Brochure or by going to their online registration: http://bit.ly/Circles2019
    Posted Feb 18, 2019, 11:53 AM by Kara Cain
  • Ozaukee Family Services- Parenting Classes
    http://ozaukeefamilyservices.org/workshops/
    Ozaukee Family Services recently published their Spring schedule of parenting classes – all are FREE. There are a wide variety of classes being offered including: Picky Eaters, Talking to Your Teen About Suicide and Self-Harm, Understanding Anxiety in Your Child, Parenting Your Spirited Child, Infant Massage and more. In addition to these one-time workshops, there are also play groups, play-based parent and child workshops and The Incredible Years program. For a complete list of workshops including dates, times, and descriptions, visit their website.

    Posted Feb 11, 2019, 9:56 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Ongoing Programs
    https://sites.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/district-news/home/parenting-resources/parenting-resources

    Click here to view Ongoing Programs available in our area!
    Posted Nov 29, 2018, 9:07 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Mental Health Support Groups and Speakers
    http://www.redgen.org/new-events/


    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
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