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“DINING WITH PIZZA HUT” (Benjamin Avenue)

                                                                                                                                                        Support Grant Elementary by dining out on Monday, November 26th at Pizza Hut (Benjamin Avenue Location Only) from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Pizza Hut will donate a percentage of their receipts from Dine In orders to the school.

Technology News - Ignore & Block Pop-Ups

Ignore & Block Pop-Ups

Though NPS uses filters to block pop-ups from our school computers, we also educate the students about the hazards of clicking on pop-ups because they may encounter them when using technology outside the district.  

Pop-ups are windows that open on top of another window on a computer screen.  Advertisers are fond of using pop-up ads to encourage users to click…

Parent Survey 2018-2019

Please take a few minutes to complete the Grant Parent Survey. 

2nd Graders Study the Life Cycle of Pumpkins

Throughout the month of October, second graders at Grant Elementary have learned about the life cycle of pumpkins. Students have read non-fiction/expository text about pumpkins. Students got to be authors and illustrators and create their own pumpkin life cycle books. Students learned about different text features of non-fiction books and even applied labels to their illustrations. Students got…

Shopko Grant Received!!

Thanks to our local ShopKo store, we will again be able to have our "One Book, Grant School" program.
We have just received a $1900 grant from Shopko that will pay for copies of "The Adventures of a South Pole Pig" for our students and staff. We'll be able to afford a kickoff assembly for the students and some trivia prizes, as well!

Fitness and Fun at Grant!

Recently, Grant Elementary worked on a school wide fundraiser that involved exercise and working together to achieve goals. Students gained pledges and committed themselves to 35 laps around the Grant playground! Way to go Grant!

Technology News

Never share your private information online.

There is much concern today about sharing information online.  As a society, we tend to overshare. While social media provides us with great tools for staying in touch with family and friends, it can also expose us to dangers.  Posting pictures online that show landmarks, street signs, addresses, or businesses can provide strangers with information…

Comparing Arrowheads in 4th grade

Grant Elementary 4th graders are getting hands-on with Nebraska History! Students have spent time learning that historians need evidence or sources to determine what happened in the past. The 4th grade students really enjoyed looking at different primary and secondary sources. Students compared arrowheads that were purchased at a store to arrowheads and other artifacts that were found where Native…

Learning to Sound Out Words in Kindergarten

The Kinders in Mrs. Commerford’s class are learning how to sound out words with the use of
homemade PVC pipe phones. They say the word and figure out where they hear the sound we are studying. They love pretending to be using a real old-fashioned telephone.

Fun Times at the Fun Run!

Our Panther Fun Run was held on September 13, 2018. Students asked family & friends for a pledge per lap walked as a fundraiser for the PTO.