Panther Partners at Grant

Starting last year, seniors from Norfolk High School who have an open period in their schedule have volunteered to be paired with an elementary student whom they visit one day a week for 30 minutes. During this time, the partners play games, read books, and do crafts, forming a mentoring relationship. In this picture, Melanie works with Gracie to complete a craft project.

Amazing Apples!

Apple Straws, apple butter, dried apples, homemade applesauce, and fresh apple slices brought smiles to the faces of Miss Cronin’s 2nd Graders throughout September. In reading, students read a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts about apples. We then tied in our science and text features by labeling a diagram showing the parts of an apple and another showing an apple’s life cycle from seed…

Title Parent Survey Results 21-22

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It has been a very busy beginning to the 2021 school year, and it only gets more fun and busy here on out. The students really enjoyed their football unit. They got to do so many different games involving throwing and catching a football. We have many fun activities coming up like volleyball, basketball, and tumbling.. 

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

Nature Adventure

Kindergarten students at Grant Elementary are loving the new Twig Science Curriculum. Pictured are students using magnifying glasses to help explore nature. This activity was part of the unit titled "My Big Nature Adventure." It is so fun to learn about being scientists both inside and outside of the classroom!

Back To School at Grant Elementary

New pencils, glue, paper, books

Sorting supplies, backpacks on hooks.


Learning procedures, touring the halls

Construction outside, building new walls.


A few jitters here, a few jitters there.

Calmed by teachers and others who care.


Here at Grant, take a look and see,

All of us here are family.

Welcome Back to School!!!



Dear Grant Families: August 4, 2021
Welcome back to school! This is my absolute favorite time of the year; not only do we get to welcome students back to school, but also because the weather turns cooler, the leaves begin to change, and there are football games to watch!

Our mission is to prepare all students to pursue their goals for the future. For us to do that,…

1st Grade Learns about SMILE

Patty Prauner (Program Director, SMILE, Inc.) recently visited Mrs. Baker’s first grade classroom at Grant Elementary.  She shared a video and talked to the students about SMILE, the program she started in 1992, that provides recreational therapy on horseback for children and adults with a physical, mental, or speech challenge.  

According to Patty, equine activities can develop self awareness,…

Life on the Farm in Second Grade

Second grade students at Grant Elementary recently participated in a virtual field trip to Life on the Farm, sponsored by the University of Nebraska Extension.  The field trip took on a new look this year, students had the opportunity to zoom in with other classrooms across Madison County.  Of course, some students commented how we are not really going on a field trip!  But, they soon became excited…

ELL Students Study 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!