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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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 email@example.com or calling the St. Paul Church Office at 377-4659. To learn more about DivorceCare, visit divorcecare.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or 262-735-4297.