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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.

Mrs. Morgan's Fabulous First Graders Improving their Reading Skills

The fabulous First Graders at Grant Elementary have been working on their reading skills. They have read stories, learned new vocabulary and spelling words, visualized, predicted, looked for key details, read with their partners, and recorded and listened to themselves read a story on our Seesaw app.
All of this hard work has really been paying off! They are showing more confidence in their…

Grant PLC


Here at Grant, we consider relationships a top priority! The staff at Grant spends extra time at the beginning of the year getting to know our students’ interests, needs, and wishes. Likewise, we spend time as a staff doing the same thing! When we know each other’s personalities, ways of communication, interests, and educational passions, we become stronger as a team and able to serve our…

2nd Graders Getting to Know Each Other

The students in Miss Cronin’s class at Grant Elementary have been very busy during their first week as second graders. We have spent a lot of time getting to know our new classmates. A few of our favorite activities have been built around the game Guess Who?. To start off, we had good conversations about identifying different characteristics to describe the characters in some of our stories. Then,…

Books are Awesome!

Kindergarten students in Mrs. Suckstorf's room were thrilled to get a brand new book from the First United Methodist Church! Pictured is Miss Sally from the church reading our new treasured books with us! The books are awesome! Thank you, Miss Sally, for being our classroom volunteer!

Star Readers in Kindergarten

The Kindergarten in Mrs. Commerford’s class at Grant School have really become STAR READERS this year.  They love reading  books  to the class and being part of the WALL OF FAME.  Gotta love those readers!!

Rain Can’t Stop the Fun at Grant!

Grant students were scheduled to have an outside field day, but Mother Nature had other plans! P.E. Teacher Josh Long modified the annual end of the year event to include shoe kick, standing long jump, bean bag throw and a running race.  

Second-Graders Visit Henry Doorly Zoo

Grant Second Graders enjoyed a day at the Henry Doorly Zoo on Monday, May 7th!  For many students it was their first time visiting the zoo. After returning to school, students completed a writing piece about their favorite memories.  

Our trip to the zoo always becomes a favorite highlight of our second-grade year!  Enjoy reading some of our memories from the zoo:

Veronnica:  We…