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  • FREE Spring Break Meals Available!
    https://forms.gle/uo1giWgAKZetns3z5
    The Grafton School District has partnered with Chartwells, our food service provider, to offer free meals for spring break.  These meals will be available for pick up on Friday, March 26 and are available to all students, both in-person and virtual, and also to all Grafton children age 18 years and under. Each child will receive 6 breakfasts and 6 lunches to enjoy over the spring break.  Meals will be available for pick-up at Grafton High School (Door #19 near the athletic entrance) on March 26 between 3:30 and 5:30 pm.  Please sign up using the Spring Break Meal Order form.  All orders must be received by Friday, March 19.

    Please note:  Even if you are currently signed up for our weekly meal pick-up program, you still need to complete this form for the one time pick-up of the spring break meals.
    Posted Mar 3, 2021, 11:56 AM by Kara Cain
  • Board of Education Candidates - April Election
    https://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1067477&pageId=48731664
    Two seats on the Grafton School District Board of Education will be filled in the April 6, 2021 election.  Profiles of the three candidates are posted here on the district website.  Please take the time to read them to make an informed choice on election day!
    Posted Feb 19, 2021, 8:13 AM by Kara Cain
  • GHS Grad Grams
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/18XDakOdcytBoLGDpS3-amBv54uNv2aA_/view?usp=sharing
    Grad Grams are available for purchase for 2021 graduating seniors at all the Grafton schools as well as Ace Hardware. Grad grams are cards sent to congratulate a current Grafton High School Graduate. All grams created for a student are then compiled into a memory book for the graduate, to be handed out at the graduation ceremony.  All proceeds for the Grad Grams go to the Grafton Community Scholarship Fund, which provides local scholarships to graduating seniors.
    Posted Feb 16, 2021, 10:50 AM by Kate Nestler
  • District Calendar Updates
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pYwHjVCSVBPt88p9ZNjemJw7qDiNzCkh/view?usp=sharing
    2020-21 Calendar Change – The Board approved the addition of three additional teacher professional development days for the 2020-21 school year. These dates are Monday, February 15, Monday, March 15 and Monday, May 17. We understand and are sensitive that when students are not in school this places a burden on parents. However, this change helps to ensure that our teachers are able to continue to provide high quality instruction to our students throughout the year.  As we have done during the first semester, time will be allocated for teachers to schedule virtual meetings with students who are struggling. At the secondary level, students will continue with asynchronous learning activities. The revised calendar can be accessed HERE.

    2021-22 Calendar- The Board also approved the 2021-22 school year calendar, which can be accessed HERE.
    Posted Feb 8, 2021, 12:18 PM by Kate Nestler
  • 4K/5K - Enroll Now!
    https://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/for_parents/new_families/4_k_and_5_k_information
    Grafton families are invited to enroll for 4K program at the Grafton School District office during regular business hours- Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm. Any NEW 5K students for the 2021-22 school year who are not currently enrolled in the district can enroll now as well. For information on what to bring, check out the 4K and 5K Information page.
    Posted Feb 15, 2021, 10:01 AM by Kate Nestler
  • FREE MEALS- Through the end of the school year!
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XlISyKx4DuHip9vvnJiOvGavZTNNbjxd/view
    Every one of our students, whether learning in-person or virtually, can receive free meals through the end of the school year (unless funding terminates prior to that date).  Students enrolled at JLMS and GHS will also have access to a free breakfast.  Please keep in mind that any ala carte purchases, including milk purchased separately from a meal, will be charged to students’ food service accounts. 

    In-person students do not have to take any action to receive these free meals at school. Parents/guardians of virtual students will need to sign up for meal pick-up using the Pick-up Lunch Order form.  (Please note:  the meal pick-up program is not available for in-person students.)  Additional details are available here.  Questions about the program can be addressed to the district’s nutrition financial coordinator, Kari Wall, at 262-376-5424 or kwall@grafton.k12.wi.us. 
    Posted Jan 8, 2021, 8:00 AM by Kate Nestler
  • COVID-19 Information
    https://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1067477&pageId=48411588
     
    The Grafton School District has adopted the updated COVID-19 quarantine guidelines recently released by the Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department and the Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services. Please review the new guidelines and quarantine instructions in this document.

    NEW FREE TESTING SITE!  The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department has partnered with Curative, Inc. to provide free oral COVID-19 testing at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds. The tests are self-administered PCR oral swabs; results are texted or e-mailed within 48 hours. Schedule your appointment online through Curative's website.

    For the most current information relating to COVID-19, including district protocols, current cases dashboard, and disease information, please refer to the district's COVID-19 Information page, which is continually updated.

    Cold & flu season is upon us. Now is a good time to remind parents of this year’s illness protocols.
    It's important for families to understand what happens if a child is sick and what you can expect as far as the possibly of keeping your child home for an extended period of time.
    Posted Feb 1, 2021, 10:40 AM by Kate Nestler
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Athletic Opportunities

  • Grafton Rugby for middle and high school students
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UF-rNCXqdrHm2xg0dGt8MzFV2nfOiYyQ/view?usp=sharing
    Grafton Rugby will be starting their high school and middle school seasons at the end of March. No experience necessary and all are welcome! Player/parent meeting will be on Tuesday, March 16. Click here for more information.  
    Posted Mar 5, 2021, 12:33 PM by Kara Cain
  • Gladiators Football - Fall 2021 Required Meetings
    Is your current 4th through 7th grader interested in playing football in the fall?
    The Grafton Gladiators are holding required parent meetings to discuss the fall 2021 season. The meetings will be held on the following dates:
    5th & 6th Grade Parents (current 4th & 5th) - March 9 at 7:00pm
    7th & 8th Grade Parents (current 6th & 7th) - March 11 at 7:00pm
    Both meetings will be held in the Grafton High School auditorium. 
    Please bring your Gladiator as they will go to the gym for some fun activities while parents attend the meeting.
    (Please note: COVID protocols will be in place and masks are required to be worn inside the building at all times.)

    Registration for the Gladiators is open starting March 15.  We are looking forward to another championship level season for the best program in the AAYFL!  Starting March 15, go to https://www.grafton-football.com/ , click on Gladiators at the top of the page, then on registration at the bottom of the Gladiator page.

    Posted by Kara Cain
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Community Announcements

  • Open Gym - Sunday afternoons in March and April
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UYVvPSDco6WztScHqJAFp1E-nv8tklUw/view?usp=sharing
    Grafton Parks and Recreation is holding open gym at Kennedy Elementary on Sundays in March and April from 3:00-5:00 pm.  Enjoy basketball, volleyball, and fitness stations.  Click here for more details.
    Posted by Kara Cain
  • Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, March 27
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/18jAL0RVHAibafXa-sVEsbjk7znu0l8-_/view?usp=sharing
    Grafton Parks and Recreation is hosting the 27th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 27 at Centennial Park.  Click here for all the details!
    Posted by Kara Cain
  • Suicide and Self Harm: What Parents Should Know
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VU0PCo3UvWmDpKMx-kEzvmSeOuGGaYod/view?usp=sharing
    Ozaukee Community Therapies is holding a virtual educational session for parents and children struggling with anxiety, depression, known self-harm, suicidal thoughts and other life challenges.
    Wednesday, March 24th from 7:00-8:30pm. Cost is $30 per participant. More information can be found HERE.
    Posted Mar 3, 2021, 8:32 AM by Kate Nestler
  • People's Choice Voting - 2021 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival

    Celebrate the incredible artwork of youth in our community!  People’s Choice Voting is now open for the 2021 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival sponsored by the Ozaukee, Fond du Lac and Washington County 4-H Leaders Associations. All youth in grades 3-13 from each county were invited to submit "Nature in Art."  Vote online:
    https://go.wisc.edu/7a8660 by noon, Friday March 12, 2021. One People’s Choice winner will be selected from each of the four submission categories: Drawing, Painting, Photography, and Other Media. The four People’s Choice winners will be announced during the virtual portion of the 2021 Tri-County 4-H Visual Arts Festival being held March 13, 2021. Qualified volunteer judges will also be evaluating artwork based on age and category, selecting winners, and providing participants with feedback. Have questions or want to know more about your local 4-H Youth Program?  Contact:  Jayna Hintz, Ozaukee County 4-H Program Educator at 262-284-8288 or 414-335-6008.

    Posted Mar 2, 2021, 7:34 AM by Kara Cain
  • Community Fitness Challenge
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L9lqJyrdpi5P0zhZX4P5OFEtQaQPOCmw/view?usp=sharing
    Join other Grafton residents in participating in the first ever community fitness challenge! 
    Participate in a virtual challenge to promote active lifestyles. Compete as one team with our city and achieve the most active minutes. 
    Click HERE to visit Grafton Park and Recreation's page to sign up.
    Posted Feb 25, 2021, 11:59 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Village of Grafton Summer Job Opportunity
    The Village of Grafton is hiring summer crew members (age 17 and up) for the Department of Public Works and Park and Recreation.  Click
    here for details and application information.  
    Posted Feb 11, 2021, 10:08 AM by Kara Cain
  • Grafton Parks and Recreation Activity Guide
    The Grafton Parks and Recreation Fall/Winter/Spring Activity Guide is available online. Registration is now open.
    Posted Oct 5, 2020, 9:10 AM by Kate Nestler
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Parenting Resources

  • Wisconsin Shares- Child Care Subsidy Program
    Wisconsin Shares helps families pay for child care so that parents or other approved caretakers may work, go to school, or participate in approved work training programs.
    Before you can receive a Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy authorization, you must be determined eligible for the program. Click HERE for more information.
    Posted Jan 11, 2021, 11:27 AM by Kate Nestler
  • Community & Mental Health Resources
    https://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/departments/student_health___wellness/c_o_v_i_d-19_-_f_a_q
    District staff have put together a comprehensive list of community and mental health resources available to our families.
    From home energy assistance and crisis contact information, to articles on grief and helping children through this time, you'll find a wealth of information there.
    Please check out the "Community & Mental Health Resources" tab on the COVID-19 FAQ page.
    Posted Apr 20, 2020, 10:25 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 Jan 2, 2020, 7:55 AM by Kate Nestler
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