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  • Music In Our Schools Month Concert - March 4
    Students in all levels (grades 5 through 12) of the Grafton District Band Program will present a special concert celebrating Music in Our Schools Month on Saturday, March 4, 7:00 pm in the GHS auditorium.  
    The night will feature a performance by Dr. Michael Schuts, saxophone professor at UWEC, and the UWEC Saxophone Quartet who will play one piece alongside our own Grafton High School Saxophone Quartet. There will be a brief intermission with refreshments available and all profits will benefit our music programs in the Grafton School District. We hope to see you there!
    Posted Feb 20, 2017, 7:19 AM by Kara Cain
  • PAGE Parent-to-Parent Discussion Groups
    CESA 1 PAGE (Partners for the Advancement of Gifted Education) is sponsoring free Parent-to-Parent discussion groups, including one held here at Grafton High School on Tuesday, March 14.  Click here for the flyer with descriptions and registration information for all of the discussion groups.   
    Posted Feb 16, 2017, 8:32 AM by Kara Cain
  • Referendum Presentations
    Superintendent Nelson, district administrators, and Board members are presenting information on the upcoming referendum to parents at each of the district's schools.  Upcoming dates are: 
        Monday, February 20 in the Kennedy Elementary library, 6:30 pm
        Wednesday, March 15 in the Grafton High School auditorium, 6:30 pm
        Monday, March 20 in the Woodview Elementary library, 5:30 pm
    Parents and interested community members are invited to attend any presentation that fits their schedule.  

    Video recordings of each presentation are being made and posted to the District website.  Click here to view the recordings and for additional referendum information.
    Posted Feb 21, 2017, 10:52 AM by Rick Seybold
  • Be informed! View Grafton Board of Education Meetings Online
    Meetings of the Grafton School District Board of Education are videotaped and posted online after every meeting.  Use this link to access the most recent recording.  Previous meetings are archived here
    Posted Feb 13, 2017, 7:49 AM by Kara Cain
  • GCSF Scrapbook Event
    We are excited to announce the next GCSF scrapbook event dates!  Friday, February 24, 6:00 p.m. to midnight and Saturday, February 25, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Held in the Grafton High School Library, Grafton LEO Club students will be available Friday night at 6:00 p.m. and Saturday at 8:00 a.m. to assist with unloading your supplies!
    Continental breakfast, salad lunch, beverages, and snacks, will be provided.

    Bring a friend who has never attended this event and receive $5 off your registration fee!
    Click here for the Registration Form and send it with payment to Kelly Rieck at the Grafton High School.
     
    All proceeds from the Scrapbook Event go to fund scholarships for Grafton High School seniors.
    Posted Feb 9, 2017, 1:23 PM by Kara Cain
  • Winter MAP Test Reports
    Student performance reports have been uploaded into Skyward Family Access  with winter MAP test results. The reports are listed on the left "Report Cards - Assessments" tab.  All elementary students and selected JLMS students took the winter MAP test.

    The MAP reports graph your child's growth over the past two years along with the district and national grade level average. For additional information in interpreting the MAP student progress report consult this reference guide.   
    Posted Feb 3, 2017, 6:48 AM by Rick Seybold
  • Walking in the Grafton Schools
    https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8ZGlzdHJpY3QtbmV3c3xneDpjNDhhZGFiMmVmYTcyZDQ
    Community members are invited to escape the bad weather and get their exercise walking  in our school buildings before and after school hours.  Please click here for more information on specific hours, locations, and how to get your walking pass!  
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 12:00 PM by Kara Cain
  • Sign Up for School Closing & School Info Text Alerts
    https://sites.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/home-technology-resources/home/skyward-family-access/text-message-notices
    Grafton Schools will again use School Messenger "Skylert" to notify you via email or text for school closings.  Directions for updating your text numbers and Severe Weather School Closing Information.

    New this year, each Grafton school will also use School Messenger for sending important school information via text message.  The sign up is the same as the "Skylert" closing notification but you need to select the "General" messages for your notification preferences.   Directions for getting important school notices.

    Posted Dec 15, 2016, 11:25 AM by Kara Cain
  • February Lunch Menus and Nutrition Services Information
    http://www.grafton.k12.wi.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1067477&pageId=2367842
     School lunch menus are posted for February 

    Detailed information on school lunch prices, lunch accounts and payments can be accessed here.

    JLMS students can eat breakfast at school!  More information is available here.  
    Posted Jan 27, 2017, 6:42 AM by Kara Cain
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Athletic Opportunities

  • Grafton Little League Registration Now Open
    https://sites.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/district-news/home/athletics/graftonlittleleagueregistrationonnow/Little%20League.JPG?attredirects=0
    The Grafton Little League is now accepting online registrations for the 2017 season.

    Posted Jan 30, 2017, 1:16 PM by Leslie Peters
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Community Announcements

  • Princess/Prince Tea Party - March 25
    The Grafton 8th grade Girl Scout Troop 8098 is hosting their first Princess/Prince Tea party for all local Princesses and Princes at the Hampton Inn and Suites on March 25, 10:00 am-12:00 pm or 1:00-3:00 pm. Come in your finest, fancy attire and meet many of your favorite Princesses. There will be tasty treats, lemonade, singing, games, a small princess parade and photo ops with princesses Belle, Cinderella, Aurora, Elsa, Rapunzel, and Merida. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door per child (accompanying adult is free). Please click here for more information and the registration form.
    Posted by Kara Cain
  • Grafton Public Library's Family Storytime with Trinity Irish Dancers
    Grafton Public Library (USS Liberty Memorial) presents March Family Storytime with the Trinity Irish Dancers – March 18, 2017 at 11:00 am.
    Posted Feb 20, 2017, 1:14 PM by Leslie Peters
  • LEGO Noodle Run Challenge for Grades K-5
    The race is on to see who can construct a working Marble Run Contraption!  Let your imagination soar in this free build project that allows students to engineer a LEGO run using hundreds of Lego pieces, swimming noodles and of course - marbles!  Work as a team or independent - this class is perfect for students in grades K-5th grade.  Only requirement - super imaginations!


    Wednesday, February 22, 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Woodview Elementary School.  Fee: $15.  Register in advance as space is limited.

    Call Grafton Parks and Recreation at 262-375-5310 or register online at www.qualitylifegrafton.com.   

    Posted Feb 15, 2017, 10:41 AM by Leslie Peters
  • YMCA Summer Day Camp
    The Feith Family Ozaukee Branch of the Kettle Moraine YMCA offers a full summer day camp program, as well as providing wrap-around camps for the Grafton Summer Learning Academy.  Please click here for the full brochure and registration information or access the info online here: 
    Feith Family Camp Guide
    Posted Feb 10, 2017, 8:19 AM by Kara Cain
  • DivorceCare Groups at St. Paul
    Divorced? Separated? We can help. St. Paul Lutheran Church, at 701 Washington Street in Grafton, is offering DivorceCare, a weekly group helping adults facing separation or divorce. Join us beginning Sunday, February 26, from 6-7:30pm. Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they have ever faced. DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help you learn how to face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. DivorceCare is led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You will learn how to heal from the deep hurt of divorce and discover hope for your future. This group is open to the public. You can register by contacting DivorceCare Leader, Teri Irwin at tronanemt@yahoo.com or calling the St. Paul Church Office at 377-4659. To learn more about DivorceCare, visit divorcecare.org.
    Posted Feb 8, 2017, 6:49 AM by Kara Cain
  • Social Media Presentation by Supt. Jeff Nelson and Grafton Chief of Police Charles Wenten
    Supt. Nelson and Chief Wenten will give a presentation on Social Media:  The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly on Wednesday, February 22, 6:30 pm in the St. Joseph Parish Gathering Hall.  Topics to be discussed include the advantages of social media, the results of social media abuse, and how to protect children from negative effects of inappropriate social media use.  All parents and teenage youth are encouraged to attend!  An optional light dinner will be offered at 6:00 pm - if you plan to attend for dinner, please RSVP to Barb at 262-375-6500 or parish@stjosephgrafton.org.  
    Posted Jan 24, 2017, 1:43 PM by Kara Cain
  • Save the Date! Casino Night Benefiting All My Friends Playground - Saturday, April 1
    https://docs.google.com/a/grafton.k12.wi.us/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=Z3JhZnRvbi5rMTIud2kudXN8ZGlzdHJpY3QtbmV3c3xneDo0NGE1ZmQzMTk2MjdjMmNj
    Casino Night on April 1, 2017 at the River Club of Mequon.  Food, fun, and "funny money" gambling - all for a great cause!  Please click here for more details.  Sponsorships are also available - click here for more information.
    Posted Jan 24, 2017, 8:33 AM by Kara Cain
  • Free Classes for Parents
    Ozaukee Family Services just announced their Spring schedule of parenting classes! 
    There are a wide variety of classes being offered including: The Incredible Years, Raising Your Spirited Child, Brain Games for Babies, Fostering Attachment and more. This is the first time we are offering The Incredible Years; it has been very successful in other communities. It is an evidence based parenting program designed to promote social, emotional and academic competence and to prevent, reduce and treat emotional and behavioral problems in children.
    View class info at http://www.ozaukeefamilyservices.org/workshops/spring-schedule-of-classes/ and for more information, call 262-376-7774.
    Posted Jan 13, 2017, 10:52 AM by Leslie Peters
  • After School STEM Classes for Boys & Girls K - 5
    STEM is Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  Grafton Parks & Recreation offers these fun classes at several locations.
    Posted Jan 9, 2017, 2:17 PM by Leslie Peters
  • Free Family Engagement Workshops - Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative
    CESA #1 presents free family engagement workshops for parents of children with disabilities.  Click here for program details.
    Posted Sep 26, 2016, 12:39 PM by Kara Cain
  • Parks & Rec Winter/Spring Booklet
    The Grafton Parks and Recreation Fall/Winter/Spring Booklet is now available on the Village of Grafton's website.

    INCLUDING:  
    American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, February 18-25, 2017 - Click here for flyer
    Sports Sampler, March 4-25, 2017 - Click here for flyer
    No School Day Water Park Field Trip, Friday, March 10, 2017 - Click here for flyer
    Posted Feb 20, 2017, 1:25 PM by Leslie Peters
  • Volunteer Opportunities February 19-25
    The Volunteer Center of Ozaukee County is looking for volunteers:
    • COPE Hotline listener - Provide emotional support and crisis intervention to callers as you staff the hotline for COPE Services; training is February 25 and March 11. Contact mstern@copeservices.org or (262) 377-1477.
    • Food Donations - Start a food drive at your office, neighborhood or church to support the food pantry for the Saukville Community Food Pantry. Contact volunteer.pantry@att.net or 262-284-0588
    • Friendly Visitor Program - Visit with and provide companionship to hospice patients on a regular basis in your local community. Contact Serenity Hospice Care at awissinger@preceptorhc.com or 262-735-4297.

    For these volunteer opportunities and more go to volunteerozaukee.org or call 262-377-1616

    Posted Feb 20, 2017, 1:17 PM by Leslie Peters
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