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Students Research Presidents in Second Grade

Second Graders at Grant Elementary took a look back in time during the month of February.  In honor of President’s Day, students read a number of stories, both fiction and non-fiction, about presidents.  Each student then selected either Washington or Lincoln to research on their own. Using their new information, each child created their own mini biography report, including everything from a table…

2019-20 Kindergarten Registration

We are beginning to register students who will be entering kindergarten during the 2019-20 school year.  Parents may register during the hours of 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at the Grant School office.  A child must reach the age of five years old on or before July 31, 2019 to be eligible to enter Kindergarten in the public schools.  Parents should bring the child's State Certified birth certificate and the…

Learning the Life Cycle of Chickens!

ELL students at Grant Elementary are participating in an “Embryology Unit” through the Nebraska Extension in Madison County 4-H School Enrichment Program. Taking care of the incubator, candling the eggs, and watching the chicks hatch are some highlights of this unit. We are having an “egg-ceptional” time learning about the life cycle of chickens!

3rd Graders Pack Food for Mercy Meals

The 3rd Graders at Grant Elementary had a wonderful time packaging food for Mercy Meals.  On February 6 both classes worked together to package 12 boxes of food. We packaged food for 2,592 people in other countries that are hungry.  We had wonderful volunteers helping us out - Mrs. Moreno, Mrs. Currey, and Mrs. Uzzel. Thank you!

We had an amazing time!  It is fun helping people in need.

PE News

It has been a very busy beginning to the 2019 school year, and it only gets more fun and busy here on out. The students really enjoyed their tumbling unit. They got to do so many different moves and stunts, with the wheelbarrow being their favorite. We have many fun activities coming up like hockey, bowling, and baseball.

Some dates to put on your calendar. Grant’s Field day this year will…

“Let’s make reading an adventure!”

It’s time for One Book, Grant School! This is a wonderful opportunity for the entire school community to take part in a shared reading experience!

Each Grant family, through the generosity of Shopko and Read Aloud Norfolk, will receive a copy of our “One Book, Grant School” book, Adventures of a South Pole Pig by Chris Kurtz. 

Read as a family each night (follow the book calendar…

Career Education and Social-Emotional Learning in Counseling Classes

Elementary counseling classes consist of career education and social-emotional learning.  Social-emotional learning gives students the tools they need to be good learners, and be happy, productive members of society.  Student also learn how kindness can impact their school and their world, and get to practice this!

Pictured are some of the projects that Grant students have produced as part…

Fun Science Day for Grant Students!!

Thank you to the Dan Furstenau Elementary School Science Grant!  This grant provided a fun science day for all students at Grant Elementary School!  Students enjoyed presentations from the “Mad Scientist” from Edgerton Explorit Center in Aurora, Nebraska.  

Kindergarten - 2nd students learned about amazing bubbles.  Students got to see bubbles made before their own eyes. Some students were…

Helping Students Read

Understanding vocabulary is very important for learners of all ages.  At NPS, our students are being introduced to new and unfamiliar vocabulary words every day - especially in reading and math.  In order to help our students get a better grasp at this vocabulary, the resource teachers at every level and building (elementary, middle school, junior high, and high school) are using a vocabulary instruction…

“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.