Welcome to Griswold Community Schools and the great things our elementary students and staff are accomplishing.  The partnership between home, school, and community is vital to the success of all students.  I welcome questions and comments. 

My background- Includes 3.5 years as a special education associate working in the CBCSD TLC program, 1 year as a special education teacher and 4 years as a 4th grade teacher at Treynor Elementary. 

Elliott Elementary includes one classroom each of Preschool - 5th grade.

Lewis Elementary includes one classroom each of grades K - 5, plus two preschool classrooms.  There is an elementary behavioral disorder room to serve the district.

Both elementary buildings include:

  • Media Centers that include lessons and literacy activities correlated to Iowa Core standards.

  • Art, music, and PE classes taught by specialists.

  • Grandparent Days when students bring special adults for a lunch selected by the honored class.

  • Character education that includes the Tiger Traits and Capturing Kids Hearts.

  • Field Trips related to the class curriculum.

  • 1-1 iPads in grades K-5.

  • Differentiated education through Guided Reading classes, project-based learning, and Saxon Math.

  • Technology Integration Specialist and an Elementary Guidance Counselor to assist staff members.

  • Resource teachers for At-Risk students.

  • Nutritious breakfasts and lunches cooked in each building.

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